5 ways to "Deck the Halls" in Greenville

Rebecca Holmes, Staff Writer

Have you been getting excited for Christmas, but you aren’t sure what to do with all that excitement? If this is you, keep reading to discover five things that are sure to keep your Christmas spirit high.

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Attend the Poinsettia Christmas Parade

This parade has been going on for 75 years. There’ll be floats, dancing, music, and of course Santa. The parade procession will go up Main Street from River Street all the way down to North Street. Be sure to get there early to claim one of the most sought after seats. This parade will be on Dec. 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Go Skating at Ice on Main

Ice Skating is such an essential part of the Christmas experience. Why not go ice skating on the beautifully decorated Main Street in downtown Greenville. Before you go, please check out the hours since they do change day to day. Tickets cost $10 and it includes skate rentals.

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Catch a Holiday Play

Greenville Little Theatre almost always has a holiday themed play as well and this year is no exception. Some of the plays include “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “All I want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth.” Click here to see the full play schedule.

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Visit the St. Francis Festival of Trees

This year, the St. Francis Foundation it’s 32nd annual Festival of Trees. It celebrates the holiday season with the Greenville community and area visitors. Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season by strolling through spectacularly decorated trees lining the interior of four hotels in downtown Greenville. Click here to discover which hotels will be participating this year.

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Cut Down your own Christmas Tree

Why not recreate a scene from the movie A Griswold Christmas by chopping down your own tree. If that’s you then Moss Tree Farm is the place for you. Whether you’re going with friends or family, cutting down your very own Christmas tree is sure to be an adventure to remember.