Holiday and Special Events

Southeastern Wildlife Expo


Date: February 17th-19th

Location: Various locations downtown

Time: Friday: 10:00am - 6:00 pm, Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: $25 for Friday or Saturday Pass, $15 for Sunday Pass. VIP tickets also available.

Click here to learn more about SEWE 2017.


Patriots Point 40th Anniversary Celebration


Date: Saturday August 27th

Location: Patriots Point, Mount Pleasant SC

Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Cost: Throwback Pricing - $2 admission fee

Click here to learn more.


Magnolia Gardens Ladybug Release


Date: July 22nd, 2017

Location: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: Included with general admission to the gardens. Adult Admission is $20. Children 6-12 are $10. Kids under 6 are free of charge

Click here for a coupon.


Charleston County Parks Customer Appreciation Day


Date: Sunday, March 6th

Location: Charleston County Parks

Time: All day (8:00 a.m. to Sunset)

Cost: Free!


2016 Holiday Festival of Lights


Dates: November 11th, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Location: James Island County Park (871 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412)

Time: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30 - 10:00 p.m., Friday - Saturday: 5:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Cost: 1-15 guests: $20 per vehicle, 16-30 guests $40 per vehicle Mon-Thurs, $50 per vehicle Fri-Sat.

Click here to learn more.


Picture with Santa to Support Camp Happy Days


Dates: December 6th, 13th, 20th, and 21st

Location: Various Locations of Kickin' Chicken (see schedule below)

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $10 Donation in exchange for your picture with Santa!

Click here to learn more about Camp Happy Days.



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