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South Charleston Christmas Parade

  • Date/Time: 12/12/2015 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  • Venue:D Street, South Charleston
  • Admission:Free

The televised Christmas Parade on D Street spectacle has Santa arriving by helicopter at the Oakes Field Football Stadium. Crowds line D street to see Santa and all of the floats. Little red noses rush into the streets to pick up candy from Santa and other float riders.

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk (December)

  • Date/Time: 12/17/2015 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Venue:Participating Organizations of Downtown Charleston
  • Admission:Free

Now in its 13th year, Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is a free self-guided walking tour of Charleston’s shops, galleries and businesses featuring regional art and performances. Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Participating shops are located along Quarrier, Capitol and Lee streets in Downtown Charleston and feature a variety of art – from paintings and sculptures to photography and music. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new.