Schedule of holiday events across area

There are lots of Christmas events happening across the area. Here’s a list of some of the parades, tree lightings, and holiday festivals:

Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 am – 1 pm
Join the City of Abbeville for the 2017 Christmas Parade

-Anderson city Christmas tree lighting/Piedmont Natural Gas Holiday Walk and Tree Lighting, Dec. 1 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in downtown Anderson
-City of Anderson Christmas Parade, Dec. 3 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Anderson
-Anderson County Christmas Parade, Dec. 10 at 3 p.m., Starts at Anderson Civic Center balloon launch field

Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 pm
Christmas Parade and Christmas on the Square

Boiling Springs
Saturday, Dec. 9 at 10 am at Boiling Springs Community Park
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Calhoun Falls
Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 pm Christmas Parade
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Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 pm Christmas Parade

Friday, December 1 at 6:30 pm
The Christmas parade will begin at 6:30 pm from Cannon Memorial Baptist Church on Pepper Street, turn left on to E. Main Street, go through downtown and end on W. Main Street near the cemetery.

Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 pm
-Tree Lighting at CADA Park

Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 pm
-Christmas Parade

Thursday December 7 – 6 p.m.
Clemson Farmers Market’s Christmas on the Green & Holiday Market from 3 pm to 6 pm at Patrick Square Village Green. Rain or shine.

City of Clemson’s 24th annual Holiday Parade starts at 6 pm Tuesday, Dec. 5
College Avenue Highway 93 to Strode Circle
Pre-parade activities begin at 5 pm

Due West
Dec. 1 at 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm Christmas Parade
More details here: 

Dec. 9 at 6pm
Christmas Parade

Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2:30 pm Christmas Parade. Lineup starts at 1:30 pm.

Fountain Inn
November 30 – December 16
Christmas “Inn” Our Town
Schedule of Events
11/30-12/3: Service “Inn” Our Town
Nov 30th – Tree lighting
· 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm on grounds of City Hall
Carriage rides start at 5 pm and end at 9 pm
Santa’s workshop located on the Corner of Trade Street and Main Street 5 pm – 9 pm
Gingerbread house drop-off at the Fountain Inn museum – 12 PM

Dec 1st – Charity Fair
· Toys for Tot’s drop off site (drop off time from 5 PM – 9 PM) – Farmer’s Market
· Local charities, non-profit organizations and the Fountain Inn Fire & Police will have tables set up in the Farmer’s Market, highlighting programs, service, and site drop off for their service project. More info:

Friday, December 8th
Christmas parade at 6 pm through historical downtown Gaffney
Begins at Thomson Park and Park Place on South Limestone Street and travels up Limestone Street to disburse at Railroad Avenue.

Christmas on Limestone festivities follow the parade with the official lighting of the Christmas tree, special shopping promotions, entertainment, Santa and much more. Food options will be available at downtown restaurants. Christmas on Limestone will take place from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.

For additional information, visit or or contact the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery at 864-487-6244.

Sunday, Dec. 3 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Uptown Greenwood Christmas Parade
2017 Theme: Christmas at the Movies!!!

Friday, December 1 at 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Greer City Park at 301 E Poinsett St, Greer,

Performances will take place on the amphitheater from 5 pm to 7:15 pm, Santa will arrive at the park at 7:15 pm.

Parade: Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2:30 pm
This year’s theme, Christmas at the Movies, invites participants to put their favorite holiday films on display as the parade begins at 2:30 p.m. and moves along the 1.1 mile route down W. Poinsett St. to N. Main St. and Cunningham Dr.
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Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 pm Poinsettia Christmas Parade
The one-mile parade route will stretch from Augusta Street to North Street on Main Street and feature musical marching groups, elaborately decorated floats and, of course, Santa Claus. The parade is free to the public and spectators will find ample places to view the parade, with prime seating located from the Main Street Bridge south toward Falls Park.
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Haywood Mall in Greenville
Tree Lighting, Friday, December 1 from 4 – 9 pm
Featuring live entertainment headlined by Steel Toe Stiletto, local food, a kid’s zone and more, attendees will experience the magic when Santa arrives at 8:30 p.m. to light the 30-foot cedar tree. The Holiday Tree will be located between Macy’s and Sears for shoppers to enjoy throughout the holiday season!

Saturday, Dec. 2 from 5 pm – 6 pm
Christmas Parade downtown
Light up Inman from 6-7 pm

Thursday, December 7 at 6 pm – 8 pm
Landrum Christmas Parade and Stroll with your family and friends. Shopping, Hometown Parade, Music, Food Trucks, Dance Troop, and Santa. Bring your family to the Santa house for great family pictures.

Lyman and Wellford
Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10 am to 11 am
The Lyman, Wellford Christmas Parade will be held in the town of Lyman on Saturday December 9th at 10 am. Also after the parade the town will be hosting Pictures with Santa at Pacific Place 59 Groce Rd. Pictures will be after the parade has ended and as soon as Santa can get there. Pictures will be $7.00 for a 5×7 with Santa.

Saturday, Dec. 16 from 9 am – 6 pm
Holiday Fair at Pacific Place in Lyman

Mauldin City Christmas Parade will be Saturday December 2, 2017 at 2pm.
It will start at Mauldin High school, travel E. Butler Rd then end at Mauldin Cultural Center.
E. Butler Rd will be closed starting at approximately 145pm. Expect traffic congestion in this area during this time!
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Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10am-12pm
Christmas Parade from Pacolet Elementary on W. Main Street down Highway 150 to Highway 9 and ends at TW Edwards Center
Following the parade, there will be a special visit from Santa at Santa’s Workshop in TW Edwards Recreation Center.

Dec.9th at 3pm
Christmas Parade

December 3, 2017
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
The parade route begins at the intersection of N.E. Main Street and Garrison Road (Citgo Station), and proceeds south to the intersection of S.E. Main Street and Fernwood Street (CVS Pharmacy).

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 – 6:30 PM Christmas parade

Friday, Dec. 1 5-8pm
Christmas Stroll in downtown Tryon

Friday. Dec. 1 from 6-9pm
A Union County Christmas: Past, Present & Future
-lighted Christmas parade
-tree lighting on the courthouse lawn
-Santa will be at Main Street Junction
-carriage and wagon rides
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Sunday, Dec. 10
Christmas Parade from 3-4 pm

If you don’t see your town’s event, please email