Holiday Hop & Tree Lighting

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Join us in Downtown, Travelers Rest on Saturday, Nov 25th from 3 pm – 7 pm
as we Welcome the Holiday Season with the TR Holiday Hop!

Downtown TR will be filled with family-friendly activities including… a Festive Tree Lighting Ceremony, The Great Book Adventure, Selfie Photos with Santa, Snowball Fights by the Gazebo, Bag Pipers, FREE, Make-and-Take Christmas Craft Stations, Polar Express Train Rides on the Trail, and so Much More…

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

TR Santa Tracker

Santa will be making appearances in Downtown TR at the Holiday Hop – but can you find him! Click the link here TR Santa Tracker and use the Santa Tracker Map. When you find him, take a selfie and share it with us @DiscoverTravelersRestSC.  If you’re a good navigator, you’ll get to snap a photo or two with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

The Great Book Adventure

Pages from the holiday book, “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh” will be placed in shop windows along Main Street. Read your way through the adventure following the clues on each page. Look for the word in the RED BOX on each page and type it in using the ONLINE FORM.Online entries are automatically entered into the drawing.

Book Adventure Cards can be completed ONLINE.

Let us know if  you enjoyed the book adventure by snapping a picture with any Book Adventure poster and use hashtag  #DiscoverTravelersRest.

FREE Make and Take Crafts

Tree Lighting at the Gazebo on Main Street. 

 6:30 pm: Dickens Carolers
6:45 pm: Girl Scouts Choir
6:55 pm: Remarks from the Mayor
7:00 pm:  Tree Lighting
7:00 pm: City of Greenville Pipe Band

Stories with Mrs. Claus

Location: Spring Park Inn, next to the Gazebo on Main St
Hours: 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm & 6:00 pm

Free Train Rides on the Trail

Loading behind the Monkey Wrench in the church parking lot
Hours: 4 pm – 6:30 pm

Snowball Fights

 Location: Gazebo on Main Street
Hours: 3 pm – 6:30 pm

Dickens Carolers


– 5:00 pm: Gazebo on Main

– 5:15 pm: Golf Course Cover

– 5:30 pm: Whistle Stop

– 6:00 pm: Spring Park Inn

– 6:15 pm: Spring Park Inn

– 6:30 pm: Gazebo Tree Lighting

Sponsor Drawing

Our sponsor, Dream Home Carolina is holding a drawing and giving away great gifts including a weekend in a luxury, 5 bedroom home on Lake Keowee complete with a firepit and 9 person hot tub! Visit them at the Holiday Hop next to the driving range or enter the drawing online HERE.