Special Events

In addition to our regular Opera House Event Season, we are extremely pleased to offer a series of Special Events ranging from music and movies to special rentals, performances, and outside events throughout downtown and the city. Please note that the events listed on this page are not eligible for the Membership discounts and may be in conjunction with other events in Historic Downtown Sumter.

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Homegrown Christmas

December 1 * 7:30pm

Pre-Event begins at 6:30pm 

Your favorite local charity, Sounds of Grace is sure to brighten the holidays with your favorite area musicians in the first ever Homegrown Christmas.  The pre-concert event begins at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm.  

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Polar Express - The Movie 

December 15, 2022 

Experience the holiday classic at the Sumter Opera House! Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie begins at 7:00pm.  There will be a Santa letter writing station, picture station and don't forget to wear your pajamas!  A huge thanks to Sarah Jane Gibson Realty for sponsoring this wonderful event!


Miss Libby's School of Dance

December 3, 2022 

Join Miss Libby's School of Dance for a Christmas tradition.  The stage transforms into a dance floor for swinging and clapping! You might even see Santa boogie woogie across the stage. 

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Kay Diamonds Majorettes 

December 17, 2022 

Students of Kay Diamonds Majorettes perform a self-directed and written play for friends and family this holiday season.  "A Quest to Find Santa" 

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SHS Honors Orchestra Winter Concert.

December 13, 2022  @ 7:00 pm

Honors Orchestra of Sumter High School perform.  Happy Holidays

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For more information, contact Seth Reimer at (803) 436-2616 or sreimer@sumtersc.gov.