UPDATE | Holiday events across the CSRA

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Friday, December 21, 2018

(WRDW/WAGT) -- Due to weather, several holiday events scheduled for tonight have been canceled.

1. Lights of the South
2. Augusta on Ice
3. Christmas in Hopelands

All events are scheduled to open at their regular time starting Saturday.


Lincoln County has canceled its Christmas parade, according to commission chairman Walker Norman. 

**The Augusta Parade has been canceled Dec. 1st due to weather. The tree lighting and fireworks show is rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 7th at 6 p.m.

**The Barnwell Christmas Parade has been canceled Dec. 1st due to weather. It has not been rescheduled.

 The Harlem Christmas Parade scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8 will be canceled and will not be rescheduled. The Tree Lighting Ceremony at Harlem City Hall is expected to begin at 6pm. 

**The Camellia City Festival and Christmas parade in McDuffie County have been canceled Dec. 1st due to weather. They will not be rescheduled.

**The "Very Merriwether Christmas Tree Lighting" event has been rescheduled. This event will be on December 6th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Due to inclement weather, the Graniteville and New Ellenton Christmas Parades have been cancelled and rescheduled to December 15th.

The  Waynesboro Christmas on Liberty will be held on December 7th. The Parade will be held on Saturday, December 15th.

The Millen/Jenkins County holiday event will run as planned, however, the location to the Jenkins County Ag Center on 433 Barney Avenue. 

Warren County Hometown Christmas scheduled for December 8th as been cancelled due to weather. However, some local groups and businesses have decided to host indoor activities. Santa will be in town at his workshop on Main Street to talk to the kids. 504 Main Street will be open, hosting an Old Fashioned Social. 

Washington-Wilkes County Annual Christmas Parade of Lights has been re-scheduled for December 16th. 


Return to Bethlehem has been cancelled for Saturday, Dec. 8th. According to their Facebook post, "if you planned to attend on Saturday, please join us tonight between 6 - 9 pm as we celebrate God's unconditional love throught the birth of his son."

 Due to weather, the Auggie's Holiday BUZZar & Holiday Vendor Fair has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 15. 


Here is a list of road closures for holiday events from December 1-2

Dec. 1

The Annual 10K Jingle Jam will cause temporary lane & road closures on Washington Road, Evans Town Center Blvd, Ronald Reagan Drive, Gibbs Road, Hereford Farm Road, Evans To Locks Road, Government Center Way, and Faircloth Drive from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Grovetown's 44th Annual Christmas Parade will be traveling down Horizon South Pkwy (starting at John Huffman Way), turning right onto Wrightsboro Road and ending at the intersection of Robinson Ave. and Wrightsboro Road (Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market).

Dec. 2

The Columbia County Annual Christmas Parade will cause temporary road closures that will begin with the closing of Evans Town Center Boulevard (from the traffic signal at Evans Town Center Boulevard at Ronald Reagan Drive to the multi-way stop intersection at Evans To Locks Road at Evans Town Center Boulevard) to thru traffic at 10:00 a.m. Also, several county roads that intersect with the parade route will be closed to thru traffic at their entrance/exits onto the aforementioned roadways, within the parade route. The parade route, utilizing portions of Washington Road (SR 104) and North Belair Road (SR 383), will be closed to thru traffic starting at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, and will remain closed until 4:00 p.m., Sunday.

The North Augusta Christmas Parade will cause road closures from Martintown Road/Georgia Avenue and Georgia Avenue to Buena Vista. The parade is from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(WRDW/WAGT) -- The holiday season is finally upon us, and it's the time of year families want to get out and do something fun.

Check out some of the great events happening across the CSRA this season.



Columbia County Fair (Nov 1-11)

Katydid Combined Driving Event  (Nov 1 - 4)

Southern City Film Festival (Nov 2-5)

CanalFEST18 (Nov 3)

Kicks 99 Guitar Pull Twenty (Nov 6)

Oysters on Telfair ( Nov 8)

Head of the South Regatta (Nov. 10)

Winterland (Nov. 16)

LovePup Fest (Nov. 17)

53 Annual Chitlin Strut (Nov. 24)

Blessing of the Hounds (Nov 22)

North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting (Nov. 27)

Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas by Candlelight (Nov 29)

Ft. Gordon Christmas Festival (Nov 29)

Graniteville Christmas Tree Lighting (Nov. 30)

Columbia County Christmas Tree Lighting (Nov. 30)

Aiken Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting (Nov 30 - Dec 29)

47th Annual Christmas Craft show (Nov 30 & Dec 1)

Wagener’s Hometown Holiday (Nov 30 & Dec 1)




47th Annual Christmas Craft show (Nov 30 & Dec 1)

Wagener’s Hometown Holiday (Nov 30 & Dec 1)

Christmas in Columbia County (Dec 1 - Jan 1)

Augusta Christmas Parade (Dec. 1)

Festival of Trees (Dec 1)

Camellia City Festival (Dec 1)

Christmas Bazaar at The Commons (Dec 1)

McCormick Tree Lighting Ceremony ( Dec. 2)

Edgefield Christmas Parade (Dec. 2)

Return to Bethlehem (Dec 5 - 8)

Merriwether Tree Lighting (Dec. 6)

Nights of 1000 lights (Dec 6)

Smith-Hazel Christmas Tree Lighting (Dec 6)

40th Annual Singing Christmas Tree (Dec 7)

Waynesboro’s Christmas on Liberty Square (Dec 7)

Swainsboro Christmas Parade (Dec 7)

Peace for Holiday Music Series / Tree Lighting and Firework show (Dec 7, 14, 21, 28)

Warren County Hometown Christmas (Dec 8)

Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival ( Dec 8)

Christmas in Millen (Dec 9)

North Augusta Lions Club Christmas Parade (Dec. 10)

City of Sardis Christmas Parade (Dec. 15)

Saluda Christmas Parade (Dec 14)

Christmas In Hopelands (Dec. 15)

Aiken Christmas Parade (Dec. 15)

Ugly Sweater Crawl (Dec 15)

Aiken’s Hoof Beats and Christmas Carols Parade (Dec 15)

Downtown Waynesboro Christmas Parade (Dec15)

Auggie’s Holiday BUZZar & Holiday Vendor Fair (Dec 15)

City of Aiken’s 7th Annual Santa at the Depot (Dec 15)

Washington-Wilkes Annual Christmas Parade of Lights (Dec 16)

Aiken Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting (Nov 30 - Dec 29)