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Wagener’s Hometown Holiday Celebration
November 30, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until December 1, 2018
Wagener’s Hometown Holiday will continue in the Norman Rockwell’s Small Town USA theme this year.
Join Wagener for our annual Hometown Holiday Celebration and Christmas Parade, November 30th and December 1st, 2018. There will be special events starting on Friday evening and continuing through Saturday evening, including the Christmas parade at 11:00 on Saturday. Please notify town hall in advance if you will be placing an entry in the parade. You can register online or call the office.
On Friday evening, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, you can catch special performances at the Pavilion. Performances include school concert choirs and bands and local musicians to be determined. Fireworks will be displayed following the performances.
Before the performances, you can enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride around town, the pick-up place is at the Gazebo across from Town Hall. Also crafts will be displayed and for sale in the park starting at 5:30.
Around 7:30 pm we’ll have the Tree Lighting ceremony followed by a Fireworks Extravaganza.
Horse and Carriage rides provided by Blackleg Acres will be available from 5:30 – 7 PM on Friday evening, November 30. You can ride around town and view the decorations and lights. You can also use the carriage to visit local businesses. You can board at the Gazebo. Unfortunately, this year the Wagener Museum remains closed due to damages suffered during a hurricane. Therefore, this year you cannot visit the Wagener Museum during our hometown holiday weekend, however, Cynthia Hardy will have some museum pieces featured in the park.
The Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 1. If you’d like to enter a float in the parade, you must register in advance. You can register online here or by clicking the parade registration button at the top of this page or you can register in person at Town Hall. You can call the Town Hall at 803.564.3412. Groups participating in the parade need to be at the Busbee/Corbett School by 10:00 a.m. to line up.
Prior to the parade, there will be a Community Yard & Craft Sale beside the Petal Shop, starting at 8:00 a.m.
Additional events will be announced as determined