WHAT: The Congaree Vista’s signature open house kicks off the holiday season with artistic performances, live music and dancing. More than 60 galleries, shops and restaurants in the Vista will open their doors to showcase their holiday treasures before the Vista’s tree lighting with Mayor Steve Benjamin and Major General Roger L. Cloutier Jr.
WHEN: 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, November 19 (Gervais and Lincoln streets closed to traffic from 6 – 10 p.m.).
WHERE: The Congaree Vista, with pedestrian-only traffic on Gervais Street from Assembly to Gadsden; and Lincoln and Park Streets, between Senate and Lady Streets.
TREE LIGHTING: The evening’s highlight will be a tree-lighting ceremony at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Gervais and Lincoln. Be there by 6:30 p.m. to see the music and dance performances that will be opening for the lighting.
SPECIAL: Free parking available in Vista garages.
To learn more and stay updated with Vista Lights and see a full list of all Vista Lights happenings, visit www.vistalightssc.com. Also, follow @VistaGuild on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, using #VistaLights2015 or e-mail info@VistaColumbia.com or call (803) 269-5946.