Our Lowcountry community is filled with seasonal delights this month. Fill your stocking with events, opportunities and festivals galore.
Here are three of the most popular. Watch this space for more as the season progresses.
Thursday, December 1 – Tuesday, December 6
29th Annual Festival of Trees
Be a part of one of Beaufort’s most beloved holiday celebrations—and also feel good about contributing to a great cause, Friends of Caroline Hospice. Details.
Saturday, December 3
Light Up the Night Boat Parade
Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron and Main Street Beaufort, USA will launch another fun holiday season with the Light Up the Night Boat Parade at the Waterfront Park from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Come enjoy enchantingly bedecked boats along with cookies and a cup of hot chocolate. Boat registration and entry fee must be paid by November 30 for boats to participate. Details.
Sunday, December 4
Downtown Beaufort Christmas Parade
It’s a Christmas parade with Lowcountry flair! The holiday fun continues in the streets of downtown Beaufort. Come check out the festive floats, community organizations and bands. It all starts at 3 p.m. Details.
Saturday, December 17
Christmas on the Plantation
Come learn about the “Big Times” as Christmas was known to the African slaves on the plantations in antebellum Beaufort. Hear stories, songs and diary accounts about this special time of year as told by a presenter in 19th century period dress. Details.
Sunday, December 18
A Lowcountry Christmas with Parris Island Marine Band
Community Bible Church will host the Parris Island Marine band as it performs a variety of seasonal favorites. The concert begins at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Details.