The route starts here: Charleston area Christmas parades (update: today's last call)

Image by North Charleston At the 2009 North Charleston Christmas parade.

Update: The Folly Beach Christmas Parade has been pushed back to Sunday, December 19, at 1 p.m. due to rain. And the Summerville has been moved to Sunday, December 19, at 2 p.m.

I was just sitting down this morning to track down all the area Christmas parades when, lo, did I stumble upon a roundup already done by The Post and Courier.

To give you a quick overview:

Now, get all the bare bones details of when and where in the paper's round-up.

Oh, and hopefully it's not in poor taste to mention that the Chanukah in the Square festival is on December 5 in Marion Square.