Holiday Events 2019

The Battle of Ninety Six

November 16-17, 2019

Ninety Six, SC

On November 19, 1775, a three-day battle broke brought the Revolutionary War to the South Carolina backcountry. This battle marked the first Southern land battle of the Revolutionary War. This event at the Ninety Six National Historic Site will honor those who fought in this battle, featuring children’s programs, cultural/craft demonstration, guided tours and living history talks. (9AM- 3PM, Free Admission)

Holiday Greenwood Open House

November 22-23, 2019

Greenwood, SC

Kick off the holiday season in Uptown Greenwood with a Grape Stomp Walk and other fun activities. Shops in Uptown Greenwood will deck the halls and offer specials, trunk shows and sales for your holiday shopping. Click here for tickets to the wine walk.

Abbeville Opera House Presents: Drew Thomas

November 23, 2019

Abbeville, SC

The art of classic stand-up comedy is still a thing! And one of today’s talented comedians lending to that style comes from the voice of Drew Thomas. For over 10 years, Drew has been treating the stage like his home, drawing his diverse audiences into a world of “face hurting” laughter with his quick wit and smooth delivery he gives accounts of relationship follies and keen retorts on everyday life.

Christmas Craft Show

November 30, 2019

Ninety Six, SC

This Christmas craft show has become a tradition in this charming SC town. Numerous vendors offer you opportunities to boost your holiday spirit with perfect handmade holiday gifts and decor at the Ninety Six Train Depot!

A Connie Maxwell Christmas

December 5-7, 2019

Ninety Six, SC

Light up your holidays on the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home campus, with light displays, horse-drawn carriage rides, hot cocoa, live nativity scene, music and more!

Christmas in Clinton

December 5-7, 2019

Clinton, SC

This two-and-a-half-day celebration begins with a christmas tree lighting on Thursday night and ends with a parade on Saturday morning. Enjoy sip-and-shops on the square, live music, and carriage rides. Admission: Free, though some events may cost extra.

Christmas with the Ricardo’s: I Love Lucy Holiday Special

December 6, 2019

Abbeville, SC

Celebrate the holidays with Lucy and Ricky. Come to the Abbeville Opera House and see why this show was voted #1 for “I Love Lucy” Tribute in America. (Tickets: $17)

Festival of Trees and Holiday Market

December 6-7 & 13-14 2019

McCormick, SC


The McCormick County Historical Commission presents the Festival of Trees and Holiday Market. Fun for all ages. Take a tour of the historical grist mill which has been transformed into a winter wonderland along with a Holiday Market.  (Dorn Mill Complex, 12PM- 7PM)

Harvest & Holiday

December 7, 2019

Ninety Six, SC

Celebrate the holiday season as the colonials did at Ninety Six National Historic Site. Reenactors teach the holiday traditions of the 1700’s. A holiday back in time event at the Ninety Six Historic Site. Learn what the holiday season looked like centuries ago and see re-enactors performing holiday activities. 

North Pole Express

December 13-14, 2019

Greenwood, SC

Experience the Magic of the North Pole Express. Theater students make this beloved book come alive as Santa and his elves make an appearance, and children enjoy Christmas crafts and snacks. Stroll the grounds, meet Santa,  (Children $25, Adults $10) 

Christmas at the Train

December 20, 2019

Greenwood, SC

Experience a seasonal atmosphere of winter warmth and magic. Stroll the grounds with hot cocoa to see the lights and decoration. Admission: $5 per person or $20 for family