Gingerbread Jamboree

Friday, November 23, 2018 - Monday, December 24, 2018

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

All families are invited to some holiday fun this season at EdVenture’s Gingerbread Jamboree, held each weekend through December 31. The holiday event series for children will feature photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, mini gingerbread house decorating ($5 for non members, $3 for members) , special visitors and holiday arts and crafts. Throughout the Jamboree, children will enjoy holiday readings of “Polar Express” and “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” create holiday ornaments, and sign up for graham cracker “gingerbread houses” decorating classes in our cooking lab. Events are free with membership or regular admission.

New this year is Santa's Secret Workshop

This child-size shop features gift options at child size prices, allowing the youngest shoppers to purchase gifts for their parents and family members by themselves (with a little help from santa's elves).

Santa will visit select weekends from November 23rd-December 24th! 

 November 23-25: 10am-3pm

December 1-2 10am-3pm

December 8-9 10am-3pm

December 16 10am-3pm

December22-23 10am-3pm

December 24 10am-2pm


Sensitive Santa 

December 9, 2018 5pm-7pm

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and sensory processing differences are invited for a sensory-friendly time with Santa and in the museum from 5–7 p.m. on December 9. This program will allow families with children who have developmental disabilities to have their picture taken with Santa in a calm, less intimidating environment. The area will be sensory friendly, with lower lighting and quieter surroundings. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the museum in a safe and accepting environment and enjoy interactive, hands-on activities. Sensitive Santa is a completely free event! 

New: Attendees will reserver their tickets through Event Brite link that will be found Here. The link, and tickets will go live on Monday, November 19th at 10:00am.


Ticket Link

Celebrations Around the World 

December 1, 2018


Come Celebrate all of the wonderful Holidays we celebrate all across the globe! Learn about how children across the world, and right next door to you, celebrate this time of year! Enjoy arts and crafts, fun activities, and lots of learning! This event is Free with Museum admission! 

New Years Eve at Noon 

December 31, 2018


Doors open at 9am with activities celebrating New Year's Eve! As the countdown to noon begins, a giant illuminated ball descends and lands at the foot of EDDIE, kicking off the biggest mid-day celebration in town! Enjoy a Juice box toast, Balloon Drops, and Confetti Cannons!  Free with membership or regular admission. 




Everyday At EdVenture

Aha Factory: A Maker Works™ Studio

Your child will explore his creative side in the Aha Factory, a fun, safe environment in Maker Works where everyday objects are transformed into works of art!

Home Safe Home

Check out our one of a kind multimedia experience! Step into "Home Safe Home" and learn how to prevent the five most common mistakes that lead to house fires in South Carolina. Free with admission.

Maker Works™

Calling all makers, tinkerers and inventors! It’s time to tap your ingenuity and imagination in EdVenture’s newest workshop for creative thinkers and doers.

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.95
Seniors (age 62+) $10.95
Military (with ID) $10.95
Educator (with ID) $10.95
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free