Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, & McCormick Counties
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Upcoming Holiday Festivities
in the Old 96 District
If you’re looking for holiday festivities and events without the crowds and chaos of the season, visit South Carolina’s Old 96 District! It's like stepping into a small-town holiday movie!
Encompassing the counties of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, and McCormick, there are so many opportunities to enjoy the upcoming events. Come discover the unexpected wonders of the Old 96 District during this magical holiday season.

Click below for some upcoming events you won't want to miss.

7 Things to Do
for Christmas in
Abbeville & Greenwood

Exploring different places at Christmas brings a sense of wonder and magic to the holiday season – especially when you’re in the Old 96 District.
These small towns pack some big Christmas spirit and can provide great family fun, a couple’s getaway, or even a solo adventure.
If you want to avoid major crowds for the holidays this year then head out to the Old 96 District for fun events, Christmas shopping at locally owned shops, and so much more....
Greenwood Among Southern Living's
'15 Affordable Small Towns
We Love'

"Uptown Greenwood bursts with new businesses, fine art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Proximity to interstates makes travel a breeze, but there's plenty to do without leaving town: the annual South Carolina Festival of Flowers, an epic farmers market, and a blues and 'cue-filled Festival of Discovery..."

Read more from Southern Living at the link below, and visit our website to get more inspiration on all there is to see in the Old 96 District!
Ready for some holiday cheer? Here are some upcoming events
on the calendar in the Old 96 District!

  • Decmber 1st-3rd - 2022 is the 21st anniversary Connie Maxwell Christmas in Greenwood, SC! Between 6:30 and 8:30pm each night, experience the beautiful lights on a horse-drawn wagon ride through the heart of campus. Gather with your family and friends by one of our bonfires, and enjoy a complimentary cup of fresh, hot chocolate, and watch a live nativity scene.
  • December 2nd-3rd - Cook's December Shopping Market in Trenton, SC is the perfect place to shop produce, gift baskets, arts and crafts, woodworking, handcrafted items, antiques, Christmas decor, local honey, and do all of your Christmas shopping in one place! Check their Facebook page for more information on all the vendors who will be participating.
  • December 3rd - Laurens, SC is hosting their 2022 parade at 5pm, with the theme of 'A Retro Christmas' for the parade and the downtown store windows!
  • December 9th-10th - Visit McCormick, SC to enjoy the Festival of Trees and Holiday Market. Bring the entire family to take a tour of the historical grist mill which has been transformed into a winter wonderland. Do not forget to get a start on your holiday shopping while at the Dorn Mill Complex. The Holiday Market located in the Cotton Gin will have local and regional artisans with items including jellies, jewelry, quilts, baked goods and so much more available for purchase.
  •  December 10th - Abbeville, SC is celebrating 'Christmas in Abbeville' all month long, but come out on the 10th and you'll get to take part in breakfast with Santa, the 13th annual Reindeer Run, the Abbeville Christmas parade, shopping markets, and more.