April 7 – September 29
GREENVILLE HERITAGE SOUND CHECK

Peace Center Amphitheatre, 300 S. Main St., Greenville 
GVLSoundCheck.com
Live, local music every Wednesday evening, all summer long. This concert series on the Reedy River will practice social distancing via the sale of Safe Space Pods, which hold up to four people in a sectioned-off space.

April 3 – 4
HISTORIC PENDLETON SPRING JUBILEE on the Village Green in Pendleton

@SpringJubileeFestival
A rite of spring since 1978 featuring South Carolina’s oldest juried arts and crafts festival. In addition to 90 artisan booths, there’s live music from regional entertainers and plenty of local food vendors.

April 17
GREER GOES GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Greer City Park, 301 E. Poinsett St., Greer
GreerGoesGlobal.com
Go around the world in a day, with the sights, sounds and tastes of more than 40 countries. Children’s arts and crafts activities will showcase a variety of cultures.

April 22 – 25
EUPHORIA SPRING FEST

euphoriaGreenville.com
Greenville’s premier food, wine and music festival hosts a spring weekend of intriguing culinary events at various venues and its signature Roast & Toast on April 25 at Old Cigar Warehouse, featuring some of the best bites local chefs have to offer as well as a variety of libations and live music by the Erica Berg Collective.

April 23 – 25
STONE SOUP STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

Downtown Woodruff
StoneSoupSC.org
The official storytelling festival of South Carolina, where stories come to life via featured tellers and new voices from across the country.

April 30 – May 1
PB&J: PIZZA, BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL

Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin
MauldinCulturalCenter.org/Events
An inaugural event showcasing favorite local pizza joints, live blues and jazz, and local arts vendors.

May – October 2021
TD SATURDAY MARKET

Main Street Greenville at McBee Avenue
SaturdayMarketLive.com
Shop downtown on Saturday mornings for a cornucopia of farm-fresh products.

May (Exact dates TBA.)
BREW IN THE ZOO

Greenville Zoo, 150 Cleveland Park Drive
GreenvilleZoo.com
Take a walk on the wild side and enjoy local lager after-hours at the zoo.

May 1
REEDY RIVER DUCK DERBY

Virtual in 2021
ReedyRiverDuckDerby.com
What’s more fun than a barrelful of monkeys? A flock of yellow rubber ducks racing down the Reedy River.

May 7 – 9
ARTISPHERE

Main Street Greenville
Artisphere.org
Greenville’s nationally lauded arts bash fills Main Street with the work of more than 100 artists.

May 13 – 15
GREEK FESTIVAL

St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Elford and Townes streets, Greenville
GreekForADay.com
Find the best moussaka and baklava in town at the city’s beloved annual celebration of all things Greek.

May 13 – 15
SPRING SKUNK MUSIC FEST

4063 Jordan Road, Greer
AlbinoSkunk.com
The acoustic music festival, complete with campgrounds, is a spring highlight for folk, roots and bluegrass music lovers.

May 21 – 23
MCC SHAKES!

Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin
MauldinCulturalCenter.org
A springtime Shakespeare in the Park series, bringing the Bard of Avon’s “Twelfth Night” to the amphitheater at Mauldin Cultural Center. Bring a lawn chair — and a mask — to enjoy this classic comedy.

May 28 – July 30
BEACHIN’ FRIDAYS

Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin
MauldinCulturalCenter.org/Events
Bringing the beach music scene to the 864, with shagging, beer and wine from Growler Haus, and food trucks. Don’t miss the fireworks display following series’ finale.

June 7 – 13
BMW CHARITY PRO-AM PRESENTED BY SYNNEX CORP.

Thornblade Club – 1275 Thornblade Blvd., Greer
The Cliffs Valley – 50 Knightsridge Rd, Travelers Rest
BMWCharityGolf.com
Amateur players tee off alongside celebrity partners to raise money for local charities.

July 4
WELLS FARGO RED, WHITE & BLUE FESTIVAL

Downtown Greenville
Main Street, from Broad to Augusta
GreenvilleSC.gov/1328/Wells-Fargo-Red-White-Blue
Greenville’s free Independence Day celebration kicks off with live music and ends with a bang in a dazzling fireworks display.

August (Exact dates TBA.)
RESTAURANT WEEK GREENVILLE

Various Greenville restaurants
RestaurantWeekGreenville.com
Here’s another chance to discover new restaurants around town and enjoy special fixed-price menus.

September (Exact date TBA.)
SIPPIN’ SAFARI

Greenville Zoo
150 Cleveland Park Drive
GreenvilleZoo.com
A stroll through the zoo pairs perfectly with wine and small bites.

September 3 – 12
CHAUTAUQUA HISTORY COMES ALIVE: RE-INVENTING AMERICA

Various locations in Greenville
HistoryComesAlive.com
Two weeks of live history bring figures such as Ben Franklin, Thomas Edison, and Rosa Parks to the stage.

September 6
43RD REEDY RIVER RUN

Main Street Greenville
GTCReedyRiverRun.com
A popular event that’s been running for more than 40 decades, with a 10-kilometer road race and a less-competitive 5K through downtown Greenville.

September 16 – 19
EUPHORIA

Downtown Greenville
euphoriaGreenville.com
A food, wine and music festival that shines a spotlight on Greenville’s culinary diversity with tasting events, cooking demonstrations and wine seminars, multicourse dinners and live music.

September 17 – 19
INDIE CRAFT PARADE

Timmons Arena at Furman University
330 Poinsett Highway
IndieCraftParade.com
Shop early for holiday gifts and support local artists while you do.

September 18 – 19
SOOIE: MAULDIN’S ANNUAL BBQ COOK-OFF

Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater
101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin
MauldinCulturalCenter.org/Events
More than 20 cookers from across the Southeast — competing for recognition from the SC BBQ Association as well as a People’s Choice Award — along with live music and family fun.

September 30 – October 2
ALBINO SKUNK MUSIC FESTIVAL

4063 Jordan Road, Greer 
AlbinoSkunk.com
Pitch a tent and settle in for a fall weekend of music, food trucks, and homespun fun.

October (Exact date TBA.)
EURO AUTO FESTIVAL

The Preserve at Verdae Green
670 Verdae Blvd., Greenville
EuroAutoFestival.com
If cars get your motor revving, don’t miss this auto extravaganza.

October 1 – 2
GREER FAMILY FEST

Greer City Park, 301 E. Poinsett St., Greer
GreerChamber.com/Greer-Family-Fest
A signature event in the heart of Greer, with live music, food and craft vendors, a KidsZone, and health screenings by Pelham Medical Center.

October 1 – 3
NOMA SQUARE OKTOBERFEST

NOMA Square, 220 N. Main St., Greenville
NOMASquare.com
Don your dirndl and lederhosen and raise a beer stein to Oktoberfest. Prost!

October 2 – 3
THE NESS FEST

Fluor Field at the West End, 945 S. Main St.
TheNessFest.com
From meditation to nutrition, cultivate a healthy lifestyle before the holidays.

October 8 – 10
FALL FOR GREENVILLE

Main Street Greenville 
FallForGreenville.net
Treat yourself to tastes of more than 250 dishes from 45 local restaurants at this three-day smorgasbord.

October 15 – 17
ANTIQUES, FINE ART & DESIGN WEEKEND

Greenville County Museum of Art, 420 College St.
GCMA.org
This annual show fills the Greenville County Museum of Art with fine antiques and folk art from around the Southeast.

October (Exact date TBA.)
BOO IN THE ZOO

Greenville Zoo, 150 Cleveland Park Drive
GreenvilleZoo.com
Your little Black Panther and Lion King will feel right at home trick-or-treating on the wild side.

October 23
HALLOWEEN AT HERITAGE PARK

Heritage Park, 861 SE Main St., Simpsonville
SimpsonvilleChamber.com
A ghoulish time will be had by all at this family-friendly Halloween celebration.

Mid-November 2021 – January 2022
UNITED COMMUNITY BANK ICE ON MAIN

206 S. Main St., Greenville
GreenvilleSC.gov/1654/UCB-Ice-on-Main
Practice your camel spins over the holidays at the seasonal ice rink on the Village Green.

November 13 – 14
OPEN STUDIOS

Various locations in the Greenville area
GreenvilleArts.com
This self-guided tour directs visitors to artist studios within a 15-mile radius of downtown Greenville.

December 1 – 31
BON SECOURS FESTIVAL OF TREES

Downtown Greenville
StFrancisFoundation.com/event/Festival-of-Trees
A forest of festive trees graces the entrances of three downtown hotels.

December 3
NIGHT OF LIGHTS

Greenville City Hall, Main & Court streets
VisitGreenvilleSC.com/event/Night-of-Lights/31818
Jumpstart your Christmas spirit as Mayor Knox White lights the official city Christmas tree in front of City Hall.

December 4
POINSETTIA CHRISTMAS PARADE

Downtown Greenville
GreenvilleSC.gov/1330/Poinsettia-Christmas-Parade
This beloved parade has ushered in the holidays in Greenville for more than 75 years.

December 11
VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS MARKET

Trailblazer Park
235 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest
TravelersRestFarmersMarket.com
Find the perfect handmade gift at this artisan holiday market.

 

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