Heart of the Holidays Festival

The City of Hartsville is excited to introduce what’s sure to become a beloved and highly anticipated event- the First Annual Heart of the Holidays Festival! This 3-day event, which will run November 16th-18th 2023, will serve as the City’s kickoff to the holiday season.***Purchase tickets below

  • This event opens with our traditional Downtown Holiday Open House and Centennial Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 16th; beat the rush on your holiday shopping by supporting your favorite, local merchants who always offer the best deals of the holiday season.
  • Friday night, November 17th is for the adults as we launch our first ever Wine and Art Walk*** in collaboration with Black Creek Arts Council! Stroll the streets of Downtown Hartsville, shop with your favorite stores, sample tasty wine and support local artists at the same time (ticketed event).
  • Plan for a fun-filled Saturday, November 18th as we bring all the excitement of the Holiday Carnival, complete with carnival rides, downtown for families and kids to enjoy!
  • The festival is capped with an elegant evening, Saturday, November 18th at the Heart of the Holidays Holiday Ball***, set along the backdrop of scenic Prestwood Lake at the Lawton Park Pavilion. Dress to the nines for this event that will offer heavy h’orderves, a live band, dancing, and celebrating the true heart of the holidays (ticketed event).

Tickets for the Holiday Wine & Art Walk can be purchased from Black Creek Arts Council’s website, by clicking here.

Tickets for the Heart of the Holidays Holiday Ball are $60/person or $100/couple and can be purchased here.

Vendor applications for the Heart of the Holidays Artisan Market, Craft Show, and Street Vendors can be found here.

Vendor applications for the Heart of the Holidays Artisan Market, Craft Show, and Street Vendors will be closed, Noon, Tuesday, November 14, 2023. 

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