Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in South Carolina: Opening Dates for 2023!

*FYI - this post may contain affiliate links, which means we earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you purchase from them. Also, as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Check out our Privacy Policy and Disclosure for more info.

Wondering when holiday, winter & Christmas markets will be open this year in South Carolina? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!

In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas & holiday markets in South Carolina, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.

We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.

We hope you find this list helpful!

Winter Packing Essentials:

👕 Warm Base Layer: A MUST for staying warm

👖 Thermal Leggings: Magical for layering under jeans

🔥 Cozy down layer: Lightweight & keeps you SO warm

🧥 Waterproof Coat w/ Hood: Better than an umbrella!

🥾 Cozy boots: Ideal for city breaks

🧦 Merino wool socks: Breathable & don't smell, even after days!

🔋 Portable charger: A must because cold drains batteries faster

🧤Phone-compatible gloves: So you can stay warm while navigating

🧳 Packing cubes: For staying organized

🔌 Universal adaptor: A must for electronics

💳 Wise: (Free) travel friendly credit card

🌎 WorldNomads: For travel insurance

South Carolina Christmas Markets 2023 Opening Dates

In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of South Carolina’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets and fairs this year.

While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!

NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2023 DatesMore Info
Aiken, SCAnnual Christmas Craft ShowDec 1 - 2More Info
Anderson, SCHolly Jolly Holiday FairNov 17 - 19More Info
Anderson, SCAnnual Mistletoe Market at ACMNov 3 - 4More Info
Charleston, SCCharleston Holiday Market
Nov 10 - 12More Info
Charleston, SCHoliday Market at the DI Rec Center
Nov 4More Info
Columbus, SCCraftsmen's Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival
Oct 27 - 29More Info
Conway, SCConway Christmas Fair & MarketDec 9More Info
Darlington, SCDarlington Christmas ParadeDec 2More Info
Florence, SCJingle Bell Market
Nov 17 - 19More Info
Fort Mill, SCChristmas Market at the Ann Springs Greenway
Dec 2More Info
Greenville, SCGreenville Holiday Fair Nov 30 - Dec 2More Info
Greer, SCGreer Farmers Market Christmas Festival
Dec 2 - 3More Info
James Island, SCFirst Friday Town Market on James Island Christmas Market
Dec 1More Info
Lancaster, SCLaurel Haven Estate Holiday Craft Fair
Nov 18More Info
Mount Pleasant, SCAnnual Holiday Market & Craft ShowDec 9 More Info
Myrtle Beach, SCDickens Christmas Show
Nov 9 - 12More Info
Myrtle Beach, SCHoliday Craft & Vendor Event
Nov 5More Info
Newberry, SCHoliday Market & Craft Show
Nov 18More Info
Pickens, SCMistletoe at the Market Nov 18More Info
Richburg, SCRichburg Jingle Bell Bazaar
Nov 11More Info
Rock Hill, SCChristmasVilleNov 30 - Dec 3More Info
Spartanburg, SCArtists Collective Spartanburg 2023 Holiday Artisan MarketTues - Sat Nov 8 - Dec 23More Info
Sumter, SCSumter Holiday Market
Dec 1More Info
West Columbia, SCAnnual Christmas Arts & Crafts MarketNov 4More Info
York, SCSouth Carolina Christmas Show
Nov 10 - 12More Info

Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in South Carolina!

Know of any other Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates.

3 thoughts on “Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in South Carolina: Opening Dates for 2023!”

Leave a Comment