Must See Florence, SC Holiday Events

Friday, December 9th

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
Show times include: Dec. 9, 3 PM & 7:30 PM; Dec. 10, 3 PM & 7:30 PM; Dec. 11, 3 PM

Experience the retelling of this beloved classic as performed by FLT’s Children’s Workshop, grades 2-6. No children under 2 permitted. Tickets are $5. Sponsored by Chick-fil-a.
Location: The Florence Little Theatre.

Contact: 843-662-3731

Saturday, December 10th

2016 Florence Christmas Parade; 11:00 AM

Get in the holiday spirit with the Florence Christmas parade, The Magic and Music of a Florence Christmas. After the parade, enjoy Christmas carols and a visit with Santa Clause at the City Center Green Space from 12:30 to 2 PM.

For anyone interested in participating in this year’s parade, visit the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce for an application. The entry fee is $50.

Location: West Evans and Edisto
Contact: Pat Gibson-Hye Moore This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Florence Festival of Lights
; 5:30 PM

The display is open from 5:30 - 9:30 PM, December 4 – 6, 11 – 13, & 18 – 20

The family will love this dazzling light display that is sure to fill you with joy. Don’t forget to stop by Santa’s Village for a roasted marshmallow.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and admission is $10 per vehicle. (Up to 8 passengers.) Visitors must pay by cash or check for admission. All proceeds go towards supporting Cystic Fibrosis research and treatment.

Location: Hoffmeyer Place
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South Florence Chorus Winter Concert
; 7:00 PM

Anticipate a little holiday magic as the South Florence Chorus performs seasonal classics just in time for Christmas. Admission is $10.

Location: South Florence High School Auditorium; 3200 S. Irby Street
Contact: 843-673-1134

A Masterworks Christmas; 7:30 PM

Show times include: Dec. 10, 7:30 PM; Dec. 11, 5:00 PM

Attendees can join in the singing of classic Christmas carols and enjoy performances from the choir of Gloria by Francis Poulenc and Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi.

Location: Central United Methodist Church; 265 W. Cheves Street
Contact: 843-662-3218
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Sunday, December 11th

FMU Dooley Planetarium presents `The Christmas Star`; 3:00 PM

Travel over 2000 years back in time to explore Bethlehem’s night sky for a closer look at the Star that guided the Wise Men.

Location: Francis Marion University - Cauthen Education Center; 4822 East Palmetto Street
Contact: 843-661-1381

Monday, December 12th

Florence Symphony Orchestra - Holiday POPS; 7:30 PM

The Florence Symphony Orchestra performs Christmas classics, such as Silent Night, Breath of Heaven, and more with featured performances from the FSD1 High School Honor Choir.

Location: FMU Performing Arts Center; 201 South Dargan Street
Contact: 843-661-2541
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Tuesday, December 13th

Wilson & Williams Orchestra Holiday Concert; 6:30 PM

Enjoy the talents of students from Wilson High School and Williams Middle School as they sing your favorite Christmas songs.

Location: Wilson High School Allie Brooks Auditorium; 1411 E. Old Marion Hwy.
Contact: 843-673-1134

Guys and Dolls, Jr.; 7:30 PM
Show times include: Dec. 13, 7:30 PM; Dec. 14, 7:30 PM

Performers from grades 7 – 12 of FLT's Rising Stars Workshop adapt this adored musical about gangsters in New York’s underworld in a kid-friendly production. No children under 2 permitted. Tickets are $5. Sponsored by Chick-fil-a.

Location: The Florence Little Theatre
Contact: 843-662-3731
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School of Dance Arts/CCB presents Nutcracker

The School of Dance Arts and the Columbia City Ballet perform the beloved ballet that tells the story of a young woman who saves a nutcracker from the wicked Mouse King on Christmas Eve.

Location: FMU Performing Arts Center; 201 South Dargan Street
Contact: 843-661-4444
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