Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, & McCormick Counties

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Small-Town Holiday Movie?

Everyone loves a small-town holiday movie—the kind with horse drawn carriage rides around the downtown square lit up with thousands of glowing lights, a little romance and a lot of hot chocolate. This isn't just in the movies!

Experience that small-town southern holiday charm by planning a trip to the five counties of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, and McCormick, South Carolina. Take a break from the crowds and discover the season's Unexpected Wonders in South Carolina's Old 96 District!


Holiday Festivities for Everyone

Tree Lighting in Abbeville

Kick off the season with the Christmas Tree lighting on November 9, 2023. Check out Abbeville's "Christmas in Abbeville" calendar for a full list of cozy, small-town festivities happening throughout the season including a Breakfast with Santa and the Annual Cookie Walk!

Festival of Trees and Holiday Market

Spanning for the first two weekends of December (December 1-2 and 8-9, 2023), you must visit the Festival of Trees and Holiday Market in McCormick, South Carolina. This is the perfect place to get in the holiday spirit and get your shopping list checked off with offerings from local and regional artisans with items including jellies, jewelry, quilts, baked goods, and much more.


Christmas Parade

For the picture-perfect, small-town Christmas parade, visit the downtown square in Laurens, South Carolina on December 2, 2023. We can't wait to see what this year's theme might be!

Connie Maxwell Christmas

Ringing in its 22nd year, the Connie Maxwell Children's Ministries in Greenwood, South Carolina is once again donning beautiful lights and holiday decorations December 7-9, 2023. Experience the magic on a horse-drawn wagon ride through the campus, and enjoy a complimentary cup of fresh hot cocoa around the bonfire.

Holiday Decorating

Finally, don't miss shopping this holiday season at Sara's Fresh Market in Trenton, South Carolina for all the holiday decorations your heart could desire—trees, wreaths, garlands, bows, poinsettias, and more!

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