Holiday Festival of Lights Accessibility
The Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission invites individuals with disabilities to experience the Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park. Read on for more information on festival accessibility. If you have accessibility questions or need further assistance, please email the ADA Coordinator, or call 843-795-4386.
The Holiday Festival of Lights is a three-mile driving tour with a self-guided walking portion to see more lights and other amenities. A wheelchair is available to check-out at the park office in Winter Wonderland free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. A photo ID is required as a deposit to check out. Please call the park office at 843-406-6990 or ask a staff member for assistance.
Accessible parking is primarily located in Winter Wonderland, allowing paved access to activities and amenities at that location and to Santa’s Village. Lot B has two accessible parking spots with an accessible route leading to Santa’s Village.
Guests may use the paved sidewalks in Winter Wonderland to access all activities and amenities. A paved accessible route leads from Winter Wonderland to Santa’s Village. The Greeting Cards are located on an accessible surface. Note some amenities in Santa’s Village are located on less accessible, gravel surfaces.
At Santa's Village, an accessible restroom trailer is available near the Reindeer Workshop. In Winter Wonderland, accessible restrooms are located on ground level outside Splash Zone (to the left of Park Center building) and upstairs near the Park Office. Please note that the restrooms in Santa’s Village are not wheelchair accessible.
Accessible Train Car
A wheelchair-accessible train car is available upon request. Guests may request this accommodation when purchasing tickets at the Train Depot.
Service animals are allowed in your Charleston County Parks.
- Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission Service Animal Procedure
- Definition of a service animal per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
If you have accessibility questions or need further assistance, please email the ADA Coordinator, or call 843-795-4386.