Christmas Season Traditions in Liberty County

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We gathered a list of Christmas and holiday traditions in Liberty County. These events are well-worth attending, whether you’re just visiting or have lived here all your life. Click the on the events to take you to our calendar for more details.

 

GKManSugarcane Harvest & Craft Show

If you’ve never been to the Geechee Kunda Cultural Center, now’s the best time to go and experience Gullah-Geechee culture and hospitality. This event offers freshly made sugarcane juice, performances and demonstrations.

When: Saturday, November 28th

Where: Geechee Kunda Cultural Center in Riceboro

 

Santa-Slide

 

9th Annual Christmas in the Park

A local favorite, especially for the kids! Meet Santa, visit the petting zoo and stop by local business booths for Christmas crafts, cookie decorating and more. Top it off with the lighting of the Christmas Tree at the end of the night.

When: Monday, November 30th

Where: Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville

parade201419th Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade

Almost two decades old, this Christmas parade gets better each year. This year’s theme of “A Superhero Christmas” promises to make for some fun floats. The parade routs through downtown Hinesville. Get your seats early!

When: Friday, December 4th

Where: Downtown Hinesville

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Colonial Christmas

For those in the mood for a very traditional Christmas celebration, Ft. Morris will take you back to the colonial days with Christmas goodies, dancing, caroling and firing of the Christmas guns.

When: Saturday, December 5th

Where: Fort Morris State Historic Site

image5.JPGChristmas Bazaar and Fish Fry

The Dorchester Village Civic Center has gotten a well-known reputation for their delicious fish frys and now they combine a popular lunch with Christmas shopping. Find unique gift items and crafts while you visit with neighbors and friends.

When: Saturday, December 5th

Where: Dorchester Village Civic Center

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Annual Illumination Night at Dunham Farms

This celebration of Christmas boasts a traditional Christmas feast, caroling, wagon tours, the lighting of the Christmas tree and a concert by the Holiday Harmonies Octet among other festive activities.

When: Saturday, December 5th

Where: Dunham Farms

 

 

IMG_026356th Annual Christmas Tea

Another Colonial-style celebration of Christmas takes place at the Midway Museum. Guests will enjoy tea cakes, cookies and sandwiches with freshly brewed hot tea, followed by a tour of the museum.

When: Saturday, December 12th

Where: Midway Museum

 

10850201_10152860034200479_6808703661411159382_nWreaths for Warriors Walk-9th Annual Wreath Ceremony

Our military service members are very much and integral part of our community. Wreaths for Warriors Walk honors those who have made the ultimate sacrifice by placing a wreath on the tree representing a fallen hero.

When: Saturday, December 12th

Where: Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart

 

 

 

10897941_1578369369045748_6266107259985729939_nPicking Out Your Tree at Brewer’s Christmas Tree Farm

Follow the signs to Brewer’s Christmas Tree Farm where you’ll find plenty of trees to pick from and you can chop your own or ask the staff to lend you a hand. They also have fresh wreaths for sale and homemade jams, jellies organic honey and other goodies. You may spot Santa if you go on a Saturday so pack up the family for a fun trip!

Where: Brewer’s Christmas Tree Farm

When: The Friday after Thanksgiving from daylight to dark, seven days a week.

 

 

Follow the links for each event for more information and for a full list of Christmas and holiday events, visit our community calendar by clicking here.

 

**Photos courtesy of: Geechee Kunda, Fort Morris, Dorchester Village Civic Center, The Midway Museum, Dunham Farms, Wreaths for Warriors Walk and Brewer’s Christmas Tree Farm.**

-Amanda Scott, Program Manager for the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau