The Sleigh Bell Trot and Stroll -
Sleigh bells are ringing - are you listening? Get ready for a fun and festive certified 5K race or a family fun walk amid the sparkling light displays at the 2013 Sleigh Bell Trot & Stroll at Saluda Shoals Park Monday and Tuesday, November 25 and 26. The Sleigh Bell Stroll will be 7 p.m., November 25. Fees are $5 per person; six and under, free. Sleigh bell trot will be Tuesday, November 26, 7 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. All parking will be at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church next to Saluda Shoals Park on Bush River Road. There will be no parking in Saluda Shoals Park. Call (803)772-3336, visit, or email for a race application and information or register online at

Holiday Lights on the River -
Holiday Lights on the River opens at Saluda Shoals Park November 27, running nightly through December 31 from 6 - 10 p.m. See sparkling lights, dancing, lighted trees, and more at the Midland's largest drive-through lights display. Traditional favorites include the Dazzling Dancing Forest - dancing lighted trees, arches and deer all synchronized to classical and whimsical holiday music; the Good Sport area, celebrating sports of all kinds; Stars and Stripes, a tribute to our armed forces, and the Twelve Days of Christmas in lights.

Nights of Wonder -
Also at Saluda Shoals, from December 13 - 23, enjoy 11 fun-filled evenings of family activities. Take a ride on the Red-Nose Express Hayride or enjoy a leisurely trip through the lights in the Saluda Shoals Choo-choo. Try downhill tubing without the snow on the Winter Wonder Ride. Warm up and roast some marshmallows on a stick or create a fun holiday craft to take home! You can alos visit Santa's Gift Shop and have your photo made with Santa. Admission is $15 per car, $25 per 15-passenger van, and $40 per bus. For more information, call (803)772-3903.