Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk Returns on November 10th and 11th
Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to journey through hundreds of spectacular light displays to kick off the holiday season. This year’s Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk takes place on Wednesday, November 10th and Thursday, November 11th at James Island County Park. Registration is now open.
This unique event offers participants an extraordinary opportunity to see over 700 illuminated displays on foot before the popular festival opens to the general public and vehicular traffic. This two-mile, non-competitive run/walk starts at 6:45 pm and is offered on two evenings. Registration is now open at CharlestonCountyParks.com.
Following the Fun Run, families can enjoy all of the amenities that the festival offers, including gift shops, marshmallow roasting, train and carousel rides, and much more.
Advance registration is required for the Fun Run and Walk, and this event will sell out in advance. Interested participants are encouraged to register now before it sells out. Register at CharlestonCountyParks.com by November 10th. Race fees are $12. Registered participants will have a chance to join in the light-up fun with a complimentary glow necklace. This is a wheelchair and stroller-friendly course. Socialized dogs on short, non-retractable leashes are welcome. Retractable leashes, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades and scooters are not permitted.
All participants ages 3 and up must be pre-registered and present an admission ticket to enter the park. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. There will be no on-site ticket sales.
James Island County Park will close to incoming traffic at 6:30 pm; therefore, participants are encouraged to arrive early. The park will reopen to outgoing traffic at approximately 8:30 pm.
For more information on the Fun Run and Walk, call (843) 795-4386 or visit CharlestonCountyParks.com. The Holiday Festival of Lights opens to the general public on November 12th and will be open nightly through December 31st, 2021, at James Island County Park.
For more information on the festival, visit HolidayFestivalofLights.com.
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