You know it’s hard to imagine that Celadon could look any prettier than it usually does, but during the Christmas Holiday season, magic happens. 

The neighborhood homes all twinkle and glow with colorful lights, and their front porches are decked with evergreen wreaths and garlands. Shimmering Christmas trees sparkle in the windows.

The air is fragrant with the aromas of turkeys and hams roasting, gingerbread baking, and apple cider simmering. Out come the treasured Christmas sugar cookie recipes and that old syrup-splattered one for Aunt Ann’s pecan pie. 

Hanging up stockings, exchanging gifts, and welcoming old Santa Claus with a plate of homemade cookies and a glass of milk is plain good fun. But do you know what the best part of a Lowcountry Christmas is?

It’s us!

Nothing compares to the friendliness, warmth, and hospitality of a community of big-hearted Lowcountry Southerners.

Whether we’re sharing a neighborly cup of hot chocolate (or a drop of bourbon), friends and family are at the heart of the holidays. And in Celadon, friends are all around us.

Finding and enjoying a sense of community is the reason so many people have chosen a home here. Our close proximity to Beaufort, America’s happiest seaside town, just makes the whole experience even better.

Why not gather up your children, family, and friends and take them to enjoy some of these Beaufort events? We’ve included some of the main celebrations, but there’s also caroling, feasting, shopping, and church happenings. 

Festival of Trees 2019

Tuesday December 3, 2019: The Festival of Trees 2019 will be celebrated at Tabby Place in downtown Beaufort with tree viewing Tuesday, December 3rd, Wednesday, December 4th, and Thursday December 5th. The Gala will take place Thursday, December 5th.

Beaufort Holiday Weekend 2019 Activities

Beaufort Holiday Weekend 2019 Activities

Fri. Dec. 6, 8:00 pm to Sun. Dec. 8, 5:00 pm:

December 7: Annual Night on the Town Celebration. This opening of the holiday shopping season takes place on the closed off streets of downtown Beaufort with a big Christmas street party. Shops will stay open late to welcome regular and new customers with special treats. The evening features the City of Beaufort’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, entertainment by community organizations, schools, churches, dancers and a rumored visit from Santa.

Sat. Dec. 7, 5:00 pm: Beaufort SC “Light Up the Night” Christmas Boat Parade. At Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Bay St. The whole family will enjoy watching the magic and sparkle of a flotilla of Christmas – decorated boats pass back and forth along the waterfront. 

Sun. Dec. 8, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm: Christmas Parade! The traditional Beaufort Christmas Parade starts at 3:00 pm and winds through the streets of downtown Beaufort. Take the kids and enjoy the floats, bands, community participants, fancy personal cars and trucks. 

The Nutcracker

Dec. 13, 2019: The Nutcracker. A holiday favorite. Delight in a cast of local ballet dancers as they recreate the magic of the Nutcracker, the world’s favorite holiday ballet. The story of The Nutcracker was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffmann, however, the beautiful score which accompanies this world-famous ballet was created by Tchaikovsky and received its debut over 100 years ago in 1892. USCB Center for the Arts 

All of us here at Celadon Living, Beaufort’s premier address, wish you and your family health and happiness and the best of everything this wonderful Christmas season has to offer. 

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