Christmas Events in Summerville, SC 2014

The holiday season is upon us in Summerville, SC and I am excited!  The next two months are full of festivities and fun things to do in Summerville and the surrounding area.   Christmas time is one of the times that the small town feel of Summerville is especially found in the Christmas parade and Christmas Tree Lighting! Make sure you check out these Christmas Events that are happening in Summerville, SC! I’m sure I’ll see you at some of them.

Summerville SC Christmas Tree Lighting

Summerville SC Christmas Tree Lighting

Summerville Christmas Tree Lighting

Tuesday December 2, 6:30 pm

Summerville Town Hall and Hutchinson Square

Join the Mayor of the Town of Summerville as he lights up Town Square and the Town Christmas Tree in Historic Downtown Summerville. Musical entertainment provided by the Summerville High School Band and choral groups preceding the lighting will begin at 6pm.

Arts & Crafts Market in Summerville, SC 

Saturday, December 6 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Come and get some of your Christmas shopping done and support local Summerville businesses at this great Holiday Arts & Crafts Market!  Hutchinson Square & Short Central will be full of artisans, artists and crafters who are selling their wares for the holidays.

The Holiday Arts and Crafts market is be a big draw and adds another feature to the spirit of our lovely town and the Downtown Summerville area. Even if your shopping is done, come out to enjoy the holiday spirit and see your neighbors.

Summerville Christmas Parade

Sunday, December 14, 2:00 pm

Summerville’s Christmas Parade is a spectacular thing and has grown to one of the largest in the state!  This year’s theme is “Candy Canes & Christmas Carols.” Community members are encouraged to promote their organization, school or business to help celebrate the holiday. Spread Christmas cheer by dressing in holiday costume, handing out candy, etc. — only participants in the holiday spirit will be allowed to take part in the procession

Click here for details and the Summerville Christmas Parade registration form. 

Christmas Carol Walking Tour with Tim Lowry

December 18, 5:30 or 7pm

“Sure you may have heard the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the three ghosts who visited him one Christmas night. However, if you have never heard the story as told by storyteller Tim Lowry, you have never really heard the story!

To purchase tickets for this year’s event on December 18th at 5:30 pm or 7:00 pm, call 843.821.7260. Tickets are $10.00 per person; limited tickets available.”

Lights on the Sweet Tea Trail

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 5 pm

Travel through historic Summerville while enjoying the lights of the season. There will be 8+ houses dressed for the holiday and you get to judge which is your favorite. Upon arrival back to St. Paul’s Church your vote will entitle you to a special treat courtesy of Parish House Catering.

You can Buy Tickets for the Summerville Lights on the Sweet Tea Trail. Adults: $10, Children (12& under) $5, Lap Sitters 3& under are free.

Irene at ICAN

Irene Smith singing at Christmas Show

Christmas at Northwoods

I am a partial to this because my daughter, Irene Rose, is performing in the performance!  She performed last year as well and it was a treat to see her and the others sing and dance their hearts out! She’s working on her tap dance moves right now. 🙂

December 4-7th Various Times

Christmas at Northwoods  is a locally sponsored two-act production including singing, dancing, and comedy. This variety show featuring local talent is sure to leave you and your family filled with the Christmas spirit. Tickets $5 for opening night, $7 for following nights.

The Living Christmas Story

(Presented by the people of Bethany United Methodist Church)

Thursday – Saturday, December 4 – 6,

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bethany United Methodist Church

118 W. Third South St, Summerville

A drive-through re-enactment of the way life was 2,000 years ago on the night Jesus Christ was born. It features locals from the Summerville community who become the people of Bethlehem. For more information, visit the Living Christmas Story website or call (843) 873-1230.


The 2014 Low Country Singing Christmas Tree

Friday, December 12, 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 13, 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm

Sunday, December 14, 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm

Monday, December 15, 7:30 pm

Summerville Baptist Church

417 Central Ave, Summerville

Tickets $8.00

This is a great event for children, families, dates…everyone! We went every year when my children were young…

“Come share the excitement of this year’s presentation of the Low Country Singing Christmas Tree. We hope that you will enjoy the music, the drama, the lights, the orchestra and most of all experience the love of Christ through this magnificent presentation.

The production features singing, live orchestra, beautiful costumes, a light show as we tell the timeless story of Jesus’ birth.”

If you are getting the urge to relocate to Summerville, SC  now that you see all the fun things we have happening, please contact me and we can discuss a plan to get you here soon! Hop over to to view Homes for Sale in Summerville, SC.