Warm up with a glass of hot cider while listening to Gullah Christmas stories by a local storyteller; admire a Venice-Simplon Orient-Express train replica; experience Christmas in Charleston. Make this holiday season memorable with a visit to the Holy City and check the following bucket list items off your list! 1. Enjoy the Holiday Festival of Lights Holiday Festival of Lights 2. Attend Christmas on The Battery: Carols, Candlelight & Gullah Christmas Stories Edmondston-Alston House 3. Sip hot chocolate & enjoy the first ever Holiday Parade at Magnolia 4. Shop local for your holiday gifts during the Yuletide on the Ashley – Holiday Market & Craft Fair 5. Visit the Charleston Holiday Market 6. Get dolled up for a holiday show at 34 West Theater Company 7. Admire Charleston’s historic homes decked out for the holidays during a Charleston Strolls Holiday Walking Tour Christmas in Charleston 8. Take a candlelight tour of the historic Drayton Hall 9. Sing along to winter classics and holiday favorites during Live at Firefly: Holiday Swing 10. Ring in the New Year aboard the USS Yorktown 11. Bake Callie’s Charleston Biscuits’ “Drunk & Toasty Myers Pecan Pie“ Callie’s Drunk & Toasty Myers Pecan Pie Ready to spend the most wonderful time of the year in America’s no. 1 destination? Begin planning your Christmas in Charleston.