Calendar of Events and Happenings

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November 21 UNTIL December 18, 2015
Gift Drive at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

Holiday Gift Drive Help us give back this holiday season and join our annual holiday gift drive with ECCO. Pick a card, purchase the items listed on the card, then return the card and the items, unwrapped, to the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre Management Office. Call 843-216-9900 for more information.

November 21, 2015
Lights UP at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

Join us in front of Belk for a spectacular laser light show, train rides, live musical performance, giveaways and a visit from jolly old St. Nicholas himself. Saturday, Nov 21: 6 pm until 8 pm.

November 27 UNTIL Dec 27, 2015
The Kriss Kross at the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theater

The title detective from one of the longest continually running shows in Charleston – Inspector NoClue’s Murder Mystery, 2012-present – returns this Christmas to the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre in a sendup to the Maltese Falcon, The Kris Kross: A Merry Madcap Mystery.
Having just celebrated its third anniversary in downtown Charleston (164 Church Street, a block off the City Market), the cozy Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre has built a large following of comedy fans in locals and tourists alike, as witnessed by an impressive compilation of reviews on TripAdvisor, Yelp, and Facebook.

The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre / 164 Church Street, 1/2 block off the City Market. Shows like The Kris Kross: A Merry Madcap Mystery run most evenings except Mondays. Adult tickets $24. Group rates available. Advance tickets (highly recommended) may be purchased online at or through the box office (closed Mondays) 843-WE SMILE (937-6453).

November 27 UNTIL December 31
A LOWCOUNTRY CHRISTMAS at Boone Hall Plantation 

The Christmas season comes alive at Boone Hall Plantation with an exciting new special event that is designed to bring some holiday magic and joy to people of all ages. The event includes a holiday hayride featuring A Christmas Carol, Santa’s Magical Workshop as well as a Christmas Village. Find out more and get special rates on tickets for the whole family at

December 5, 2015
Party for a Cause at the SC Aquarium

Get your tickets for a night out among the aquatic surroundings of the South Carolina Aquarium at the Sea Life by Starlight Party, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. The 5th annual event features a “holiday carnival” theme along with tasty bites from Good Catch partner restaurants, an open bar, live music, entertainment and an auction. VIP and main event tickets are available to Sea Life by Starlight, with the proceeds benefiting conservation and education programs at the Aquarium.Enjoy a full open bar, delicious bites from Good Catch partner restaurants Middleton Place, Michael’s on the Alley, Pane e Vino and Sesame Burgers and Beer plus a photo booth, carnival games, silent auction and special sweet treats! Main Event starts at 8 p.m. and runs until 11 p.m. Tickets are $80 for non-members, $65 for Aquarium members. To purchase tickets, please call (843) 577-FISH or visit

December 5, 2015
Isle of Palms Holiday Street Festival 

The 4th Annual Isle of Palms Holiday Street Festival will be held on Saturday, December 5th from 2:00 to 7:00pm on Ocean Boulevard at the Front Beach area of Isle of Palms. The free event will feature local music, food, and fun. The Sullivan’s Island Elementary School choir will kick off the event with a few holiday tunes. 2014 City Paper Music Award winner for Country Artist of the Year, McKenna Andrews, takes the stage from 3:30-4:30pm. The music then wraps up with a performance by a longtime local favorite band. Local restaurants will be set-up on the street offering special menu items throughout the afternoon. Other businesses and organizations from around the island will also be onsite selling and promoting holiday specials for their products and services.

The event is free to attend and additional entertainment includes carnival rides, jump castles, karaoke, a balloon artist, a face painter, and a photo booth. Children will have the opportunity to meet with Santa Claus from 4:30-6:30pm and Mayor Cronin will officially light the 22’ Christmas Tree in the middle of Ocean Boulevard around 5:30pm. Visit for info.

December 6, 2015
Wine Under the Oaks at Boone Hall Plantation 

What started on the front lawn as a “casual but elegant” affair has now moved to the next level and is presented on Boone Hall’s beautiful back lawn in order to make room for a growing line up for this popular Lowcountry holiday kickoff event. Admission includes:

-Wine samples from a variety of wine distributors and winery partners
-Complimentary “bubbles” provided by Biltmore Estate
-Complimentary desserts by Cypress Of Charleston
-Spanish Food and Wine Pairing with complimentary samples provided by Boone Hall Farms and The Wine Shop
-Complimentary oyster samples by Crosby’s Seafood – “Serving up Charleston’s finest oysters.”
-Breads and Spreads with complimentary samples provided by Harris Teeter
-Wine and cooking demonstrations presented by some of Charleston’s finest chefs in a portable kitchen provided courtesy of the Charleston Restaurant Association and The Culinary Institute
-Complimentary table seating on a first come first serve basis
-Live concert performance by the band Pablo Cruise.

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December 11, 2015
King Street Holiday Shop and Stroll 

Get your tickets now for the best shopping event of the holiday season. Make holiday magic with specials, trunk shows, personal shopping and gifts you’ll receive by flashing your ticket to admission: a King Street VIP Passport you pick up at check-in before the event. Tickets are only $18 per person for a fun Friday evening of shopping fun, specials and opportunities to win valuable prizes from our finest stores. Bring your friends and family! For only $18 you’ll receive a VIP Passport for specials all evening, a drawing ticket for tons of valuable gifts and a ticket to the after-party at the Grand Bohemian Hotel. Order your tickets online at the website provided or call our 24/7 hotline at 800-838-3006. A limited number of tickets will be available for walk-ins, $20.

December 12, 2015
Holiday Parade of Boats on Charleston Harbor

The 34th Annual Holiday Parade of Boats will be held in Charleston Harbor on Saturday, December 12, 2015. You can participate in the parade by simply registering, decorating your boat from stem to stern with lights, and joining us on the water. Thousands of spectators view the parade along the route from Mt. Pleasant to Charleston each year.

The parade begins at approximately 5:00PM near the Mt. Pleasant side and ends in the Ashley River, (after processing down the Charleston side of the Cooper River), at approximately 7:30PM. We say approximately, because of various factors, including wind, current, and the ability of the boats to maintain headway. Visit for more info.

December 12, 2015 
Oysters on the Point

A sister of Party at the Point, this  winter series features locally steamed oysters, chili, a Bloody Mary bar, live music, and plenty of beer choices. End the afternoon with a gorgeous sunset overlooking the Charleston Harbor and for the December Oyster Roast we have the one of the best viewing spots for the Charleston Parade of Boats . Please no coolers or dogs allowed. $5 General Admission, 12 & under Free.

December 13, 2015
Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade

More than 100 brilliantly lit floats will march down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Tree and fireworks display at Moultrie Middle School, immediately followed by the parade. Visit for more info.


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