Christmas Events Abound Throughout Upstate

By Josephine McMullen

 

The Upstate sparkles with traditional and delightful Christmas events that fill the air with anticipation and excitement for the holiday season. Whether you are looking for Christmas lights shows, holiday parades or other exciting seasonal events, you'll find what you're looking for throughout the Upstate. The possibilities are endless with so many things to do in our area at Christmas time. Start making your plans today!

 

Christmas Lights and Tree Lightings

 

Anderson Lights of Hope, through Dec. 26

Roper Mountain Holiday Lights, Greenville, Nov. 27 - Dec. 30

Light Up Inman, Dec. 5

Downtown Anderson Tree Lighting, Dec. 5

Greer Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 5

Easley Grand Illumination and Downtown Merchants Open House, Dec. 5

Laurens Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 5

City of Mauldin Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 5

 

Christmas Parades

 

Easley Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Jonesville Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Belton Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Mauldin Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Walhalla Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Inman Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Easley Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Laurens Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Calhoun Falls Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Clinton Christmas Parade, Dec. 6

Lockhart Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Greenwood Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Liberty Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Greer Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Anderson Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Joanna Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Enoree Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Mount Olive Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Six Mile Christmas Parade, Dec. 7

Spartanburg Christmas Parade, Dec. 9

Landrum Christmas Parade, Dec. 11

Pickens Christmas Parade, Dec. 12

Lyman Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

Travelers Rest Christmas Parade Dec. 13

Gaffney Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

Carlisle Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

West Union Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

Boiling Springs Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

Ware Shoals Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

Reidville Christmas Parade, Dec. 13

Union Christmas Parade, Dec. 14

Norris Christmas Parade, Dec. 14

Slater-Marietta Christmas Parade, Dec. 14

Pacolet Christmas Parade, Dec. 14

Chesnee Christmas Parade, Dec. 14

Woodruff Christmas Parade, Dec. 14

 

Other Christmas Events

 

St. Francis Festival of Trees, Greenville, Dec. 1 – Jan. 1

Belton Holiday Market, through Dec. 19

Christmas on Limestone, Gaffney, Dec. 5

Christmas in Easley Weekend, Dec. 5 - 6

Christmas at Presbyterian College, Clinton, Dec. 5 – 7

"Deck the Walls" Wreath Auction, Abbeville, Dec. 6

Limestone College Christmas on Campus, Gaffney, Dec. 6

Breakfast with Santa, Greer, Dec. 6

Wofford Singers Christmas Concert, Spartanburg, Dec. 6

Fountain Inn Annual Spirit of Christmas Past Festival, Dec. 6 - 20

Christmas at Ashtabula Plantation, Pendleton, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13

Christmas at the City of Greer, Dec. 7

Christmas Season High Tea at the Historic Ballenger House, Seneca, Dec. 7

Bailey Manor Community Festival of Trees Kickoff,  Clinton, Dec. 12 - January 5

Santa's Workshop at Ram Cat Alley, Seneca, Dec. 14 

A Yuletide Celebration & Celtic Christmas Concert, Pickens, Dec. 20