Friday

King Street Shop Walk

What: More than 35 King Street retailers are offering a night of discounted shopping, holiday celebration and entertaining fun. Everyone starts out with two door-prize tickets. Earn more as you make purchases. Mingle with friends, check out the Charleston Place Hotel famous train display and sip on a specialty King Street Shop Walk cocktail.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Charleston Place Hotel, 205 Meeting St.

Price: $15 in advance, $20 at door

More Info: 722-4900 or http://www.kingstreetshopwalk.com

Saturday

Community Day at Gibbes Museum

What: Hands-on activities and special performances.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Price: Free

More Info: 722-2706 or http://www.gibbesmuseum.org

Folly Beach Christmas Parade

What: Meet Santa and the mayor at Folly River Park immediately following the Christmas parade for trophies and awards. Monetary awards and trophies for first, second and third place, plus trophies for Funky Folly, Most Original, Beach Theme, Golf Cart and Alterative Transportation.

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Folly Beach, 6th St. West

Price: Free

More Info: 513-1836 or http://www.cityoffollybeach.com

Family Yuletide

What: Families can enjoy storytelling around a warm fire, Christmas caroling, and ornament- and wreath-making. See craftspeople working in their shops by candlelight, and a live Nativity scene featuring many of the plantation's animals. Hot cider and seasonal refreshments included.

When: 5:30-8 p.m.

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road

Price: $15/adult, $10/child (4-13)

More Info: 556-6020 or http://www.middletonplace.org

Sunday

Second Sundays

What: The second Sunday of each month, King Street will close between Queen and Calhoun streets so pedestrians may enjoy shopping and dining in the middle of the street. Live entertainment is featured each month.

When: 1-5 p.m.

Where: King Street

Price: Free

Annual Summerville Christmas Parade

What: Show us how clever you can be in designing an eco-friendly float. All participants are encouraged to use recycled and reused materials in the construction of their floats. Registration packets are available from the Summerville DREAM at info@summervilledream.org.

When: 2-5 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Summerville, Main Street and Richardson Avenue

Price: Free

More Info: 821-7260 or http://www.summervilledream.org/events.php

Annual Christmas Parade and Taste of Hollywood

What: Everyone is invited to celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a parade, tree lighting, family fun, entertainment and the annual Taste of Hollywood. During the Taste of Hollywood, you may purchase food, warm drinks, arts and crafts, and memorabilia while listening to live music or taking a photo with Santa.

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Hollywood Town Hall, 6322 Highway 162

More Info: 889-3222 or http://www.townofhollywood.org

Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade

What: More than 100 floats will march down Coleman Boulevard. The parade starts at Coleman Boulevard and Pelzer Drive, then continues past Shem Creek to conclude at the Sea Island Shopping Center.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Moultrie Middle School, 645 Coleman Blvd.

Price: Free

More Info: 884-8517 or http://www.tompsc.com