Happy Holidays in Hip, Historic #CWV

Tis the season to shop, and Charleston is the place to find everything on your list! Downtown businesses are staying open late every Thursday and Friday through Dec 20 so you can Shop Local, Shop Late. Plus, enjoy Free Parking each Saturday through Jan 4 at all metered on-street parking spaces.

Santa, we know him (and where he hangs out)! Check out our calendar to find all the places you can Visit Santa.

You’ll jingle all the way to the finish line Dec 7 during the annual Jingle Bell Run. This 5k walk/race seeks to raise funds for and awareness about arthritis, America’s #1 cause of disability.

Dora the Explorer and her Nick Jr friends will have you singing, dancing, clapping and cheering Dec 10-11 during Nick Jr. Live! Move to the Music.

Bob Thompson makes everything merry and bright! Enjoy the pianist’s annual holiday concert with this year’s special guest Jane Monheit. Two shows are scheduled for Dec 12-13: Bob Thompson’s Joy to the World

Revisit the characters you know and love in The Nutcracker w/ the WVSO. The Charleston Ballet, accompanied by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, brings more than 170 dancers, musicians and actors to the stage Dec 13-14 at the Clay Center.

Need some decorating inspiration? Checkout the Tinseled Tree Contest at the Coliseum & Convention Center before you go Christmas Tree Shopping at Capitol Market.

Women’s hoops action comes to town Dec 15!  WVU vs Norfolk Women’s Basketball

tickets are just $5!

Comfort & Joy: Christmas Carols & Beer is on tap for Dec 17 at Sam’s Uptown Café. Admission is $5 at the door.

Before you settle in for that long winter’s nap, check out Afroman at Rock City Dec 20. Tickets are $20-40 to hear the singer whose hits include “Because I Got High” and “Crazy Rap (Colt 45 & 2 Zig Zags).”

Looking for more things to do in #CWV? Check out our events calendar for a complete list of happenings.