CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston Parks Conservancy says Colonial Lake will light up for another holiday season this December.

Charleston Parks Conservancy will host its annual tree lighting ceremony and Light the Lake festival on December 2.

Light the Lake is a family-friendly holiday celebration with crafts, activities, and food vendors.

Crafts and activities will include:

  • Letters to veterans
  • Jingle bell jewelry making
  • Holiday photos by the carriage
  • Ornament making
  • Leaf rubbing
  • South Carolina Aquarium activities

Light the Lake will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 2.

This event is free and open to the public.

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