As winter breaks approach, the City of Clemson is hosting holiday events for the community through the month of December.

During the scheduled events throughout the holiday season, the City of Clemson’s downtown parking will be free from December 1 through January 6.

For all scheduled events, masks, physical distancing and other COVID-19 protocols will be strictly observed. The City of Clemson, its associated businesses and all those involved with the events are working to make these community experiences safe for everyone. Many businesses will be offering alternative options and working to minimize risks for a safe and healthy holiday experience.

December 1-15

Lights On Clemson

Get in the spirit of the season and support local businesses by visiting, viewing and voting for your favorite holiday window display! Vote online December 1-18 at cityofclemson.org.

December 1, 8, 15

Family Nights

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Come and enjoy live street music downtown and take-home activity packs for children. More details regarding Lights On Clemson, the Window Decorating Competition and location of take-home activity pack distribution areas may be found on the Facebook event page.

December 3

Clemson Farmers Market Christmas on the Green and Holiday Market

Patrick Square Village Green, 3-6 p.m.

Over 45 vendors, live music, activities, take-home crafts, YoYo Girl strolling performer, balloon art caricatures, food and beverage sampling at Joe’s NY Pizza, and photos with Santa. While you’re there, check out the local businesses around Patrick Square.

More information is available on the Farmers Market Facebook Page.

December 5-6

The Arts Center of Clemson Holiday Market

Saturday, December 5,10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, December 6, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

212 Butler Street

More than 20 artists in jewelry, clay, photography, mixed media, painting, wood, fiber and glass. Support local artists and find unique gifts for your loved ones. For more information, visit the Arts Center website.

December 9  

Senior Crafts at the Arts Center

212 Butler Street

10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.

The City of Clemson Parks and Recreation is partnering with the Arts Center to provide two senior craft classes. The classes have a maximum number of 20 participants.

More information is available on the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Facebook Page.

December 17

Youth Holiday Craft Event at the Arts Center

212 Butler St.

3-3:45 p.m. and 4-4:45 p.m.

City of Clemson Parks and Recreation is partnering with the Arts Center to provide two youth craft classes. The classes have a maximum number of 23 groups of children with their parent(s).

More information is available on the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Facebook Page.

December 18

Broadcast of the City of Clemson Virtual Parade

7 p.m.

City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

The City of Clemson’s Annual Holiday Parade is going virtual. Tune in at 7 p.m. from the comfort of your own home. Consider picking up some dinner or beverages for the family from one of our local businesses to make it a mini event.

More information is available on the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Facebook Page.

December 19

Drop off Youth Event at the Arts Center

212 Butler St.

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

More information is available on the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Facebook Page.

December 21

Youth Holiday Craft Event at the Arts Center

212 Butler St.

3-3:45 p.m. and 4-4:45 p.m.

More information is available on the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Facebook Page.