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Governor Henry McMaster and the First Family Announce 53rd Annual Governor’s Carolighting

November 21, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster and First Lady Peggy McMaster will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with the 53rd Annual Governor’s Carolighting at the South Carolina State House on Sunday, November 24 at 6:00 PM. Those unable to attend in person will be able to view the event live on television and online via SCETV.

“Peggy and I look forward to the Carolighting every year because it provides a unique opportunity for South Carolinians to join together as families, friends, and neighbors to celebrate the beginning of a new Christmas season,” said Gov. Henry McMaster.

This year’s Carolighting is sponsored by Experience Columbia SC, The Columbia Garden Club, and The Garden Club of South Carolina. 

Morgan Nichols, Miss South Carolina 2019 will serve as the evening’s emcee.

This year’s tree is a 35-foot-tall sheared Concolor Fir, also known as a white fir, and comes from Pinetum Christmas Tree Farm in Swanton, Maryland. TimberTech of Greer donated delivery services for the 14th consecutive year.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Charlene Slaughter, Director of Communications at Experience Columbia SC, or 803-535-5011.