Christmas Village and Lighting of the Tree

Tree Lighting collage for newsletterGet ready to enjoy an evening of cheerful sights and sounds at the Fort Mill Christmas Village & Lighting of the Tree from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023. The event will be held at the Fort Mill Amphitheater at Walter Elisha Park, 345 N. White Street.

The night’s festivities will include the lighting of the Town’s 50-foot Christmas Tree in the park, and performances from a handbell choir, school choirs and dance teams. Also, shop our Christmas Village vendors, check out our trackless trains and kids’ activities, and enjoy food and hot drinks from our many food and coffee trucks. And make sure to take a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as a variety of holiday characters! 

Here is the evening's lineup on the Amphitheater stage:

Tree Lighting Schedule 2023 IG

Downtown Fort Mill Merchants & Lights

The Downtown area will still feature its annual holiday lights, trees and decorations. We encourage the public to visit all of our Downtown merchants and restaurants as we light up Downtown at the same time we light the park. Main Street will be closed to vehicles to allow the public to shop and dine along the street. 

Available Parking 

Looms Way 
Veterans Park, 106 N. White St.
Calhoun Street Park, 203 Calhoun St.
Handicapped Parking located behind Amphitheater  

What to Bring

Chairs & Blankets 
 No Coolers
 No Outside Food or Drinks-we have many food vendors for you to enjoy! 
 No Firearms/Weapons 
 No Smoking or Vaping 
 No Profanity 
 No Bicycles or Skateboards 
 Golf Carts Must Park in Designated Parking Areas

See below for photos from our 2022 event!