Sunday Brunch Farmers Market
Head to The Pour House for your last chance this year to experience this 100% local market featuring more than 40 local farmers and artisans and offering a full deck bar, live music, good eats and all kinds of amazing local goods. Cap off your weekend by kicking back and enjoying the local tunes and leave with a couple unique goodies.
Dec. 26. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free to attend. The Pour House. 1977 Maybank Hwy. James Island. sundaybrunchfarmersmarket .com
New Year’s Family Celebration
Ring in 2022 with friends and family on Kiawah Island, with this free New Year’s Eve celebration with live entertainment and fireworks. Guests can enjoy jump castles, lawn games and party favors for all, and don’t forget to stay for the firework finale starting at 9 p.m. Food and glow gear will be available for purchase at the event. Full a la carte dinner will be available until 9 p.m.
Dec. 31. 5:30-9 p.m. Free to attend. Night Heron Park. 4000 Sea Forest Drive. Kiawah Island. kiawahresort.com
Biergarten’s New Year’s Eve Party
Welcome the New Year with, as our SUSTO buddies say, “friends, lovers, ex-lovers” or whoever, and get down under the celestial sky with Justin Osborne of SUSTO and friends. Experience the exclusive concert under twinkling lights and enjoy the last moments of 2021 with those around you. General admission tickets include a midnight Champagne toast.
Dec. 31. 10:40 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Bay Street Biergarten. 549 East Bay St. Downtown. baystreetbiergarten.com
156th annual Emancipation Proclamation Parade
Charleston’s Emancipation Proclamation celebration has been held on New Year’s Day since 1866, and is considered the nation’s oldest parade commemorating the proclamation. This year’s grand marshal will be 2020 Olympic silver medalist Raven Saunders.
Jan. 1. Departs at 11 a.m. Donations accepted. Burke High School. 244 President St. Downtown. chsepa.wordpress.com
Holiday Festival of Lights
Cap off a unique year with this beloved Lowcountry holiday tradition. The festival of lights has worked to create a special experience entirely from the comfort of your vehicle. Take a drive-thru tour through millions of lights that come together to create one celebration of the holidays with a few surprises along the way.
Through Dec. 31. 5:30-10 p.m. $20/vehicle online or at the gate. James Island County Park. 871 Riverland Drive. James Island. ccprc.com
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