2021 City of Conway Christmas Events

CONWAY, SC (November 23, 2021) – The City of Conway is excited to announce the upcoming events that will take place in Conway this coming Holiday Season.

Conway Christmas Events

Under the Lights 5K and 1 mile Fun Run will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2021. This night-time course takes runners along the beautiful Waccamaw River in Downtown Conway and along the Celebration of Lights Show route. The Race and Fun Run will begin at the Conway Marina at 6:00pm. We encourage runners to wear fun, festive attire for the costume contest. NEW this year: Bring your  Registration is required. For more information visit: Under the Lights Information. For registration: Race Registration.

Conway Christmas Tree Lighting
: Gather around the Town Green (200 Laurel Street), December 2, 2021 at 6:00pm for the lighting of the City of Conway Christmas Tree. Take in the sounds of choirs singing your favorite Christmas songs in Downtown Conway. Special guest will officially kick off the holiday season as the tree lights turn on! 

Conway Celebration of Lights
will begin Thursday, December 2, 2021. Show hours will be from 5:30pm – 10:00pm, Thursday – Sunday. Admission: $1 per person.
Directions: You can enter the light show via 3rd Ave (next to Shelley‘s Seafood), turn left on Ash Pond Rd., and then left on Marina Drive.
Show Dates: The Conway Celebration of Lights will be open nightly
December 2 - December 24, 2021. 
Santa's Village (200 Laurel Street)
Photos with Santa *Free* - Come and enjoy a visit with Santa and you can take your families picture! Friday and Saturday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm. 
Train Rides - Take a ride on the Shoo Fly Express with your family.
$1 per person (Cash Only). 
Hot Chocolate and S'mores - For a nominal fee enjoy roasting marshmallows and a cup of hot chocolate! 

More details can be found at Celebration of Lights Information

Rivertown Holiday Market is a local artisan and craft market to shop for unique, handmade gifts. The Rivertown Holiday Market will be held at the Conway Sports and Fitness Center, Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:00am – 2:00pm. There is no admission fee. For more information or to find a vendor application, visit: www.conwayparksandrecreation.com.  


Breakfast with Santa is your perfect opportunity to take a picture with Santa and have a delicious breakfast. Breakfast with Santa will be located at the Conway Sports and Fitness Center (1515 Mill Pond Rd), Saturday, December 11, 2021, 8:00am – 10:00am, $5 per participant. Registration is required. Each participant will receive a photo with Santa and a full buffet breakfast. For more information and registration, visit www.conwayparksandrecreation.com.


We ask that anyone who is not feeling well to stay home. 


You can view other Holiday events that are organized by the Conway Chamber of Commerce and Conway Downtown Alive on their websites.


We look forward to seeing our residents and visitors this Holiday Season in Conway!