Williamston’s Christmas Park lighting, traditionally held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 28 this year. The event will coincide with Envision Williamston’s new “Winter Wonderland” event.
The “Williamston Winter Wonderland” event will include a Holiday Market Fair from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Christmas tree lighting at Town Hall, Lighting of the Christmas Park, Deck the Halls at 6 p.m. Activities will also include free carriage rides through the park, a live nativity, carolers, Santa in the Scout Hut, reading of “the Birth of Christ” and “Night Before Christmas”.
The horse drawn carriage rides are being sponsored by the Palmetto Business Association and will feature two carriages decorated for the holidays, offering free rides through the park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Carriages will load and unload in front of Town Hall.
On opening night only, a portion of West Main Street in front of the the park will be closed to vehicle traffic. The Christmas Park will only be accessible via carriage or foot traffic that evening.