The Congaree Vista’s signature open house kicks off the holiday season with artistic performances, live music and dancing. More than 60 galleries, shops and restaurants will open their doors to showcase their holiday treasures before the Vista’s tree lighting with Mayor Steve Benjamin.
The evening’s highlight will be a tree-lighting ceremony at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Gervais and Lincoln, featuring Mayor Steve Benjamin and other dignitaries.Several businesses along Lincoln Street, including The Peanut Man, Tutti Frutti and Cupcake are offering a Candy Crawl. Guests will find plenty of tasty sweet treats. Vista Lights attendees can catch the holiday spirit with horse-drawn carriage rides. Many Vista businesses will also offer complimentary beverages and snacks.
Free parking in all three Vista garages. Free parking at South Carolina State Museum with transportation to the heart of the Vista.