Don’t Miss These Charleston Christmas Events

Charleston South Carolina Christmas eventsChristmas in Charleston is a magical time, and we’ve found some events that you don’t want to miss. For a full lineup of events, visit the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

A Christmas Carol, Woolfe Street Playhouse

December 6–7, 12–13, 14, and 19–21 at 7 p.m.

December 8, 15, and 22 at 3 p.m.

You’ll love this unusual performance of the Christmas classic. Per the CVB website, “Using only Charles Dickens’ extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of eight actors, ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a bold theatrical re-imagining of a classic Christmas story.” Ticket prices are $30.00 for adults, $27.00 for seniors, $20.00 for students, and $15.00 for kids 12 and under. For more information, visit

The Charleston Christmas Special, Charleston Music Hall

December 12–14, 15, 19–22 at 6 p.m.

A Charleston must-see, this year’s show will be chock-full of holiday song and dance, so get your tickets now, as the shows typically sell out. Ticket prices range from $13–$36. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

The Sound of Charleston Holiday Special Edition, Circular Congregational Church

December 13, 20, 26, and 30 at 7 p.m.

With a range of music from Gershwin to gospel and Civil War camp songs to jazz, you’ll hear the sounds of Charleston’s history. You’ll hear holiday songs, have cookies and wassail after the show, and meet the cast. Tickets are $28 for adults, $26 for seniors, $16 for students, and free for children ages 3 to 12. To learn more, visit

Holiday Train Rides at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

Various dates and times, see below

Take a train ride and celebrate the holidays!

For more information and ticket prices, visit

Dates and times:

December 14, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

December 15, noon to 6 p.m.

December 21, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

December 22, noon to 6 p.m.

December 28, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

December 29, noon to 6 p.m.

What are your favorite Charleston holiday traditions?