Upstate Annual Events and Festivals

March 2014

Bridesmaid's Ball benefiting Upstate Homeless Coalition, Greenville, March 2nd

Return to the Green: Irish Cultural Festival, Greenville, March 9th

Reedy River Run and Post-Race Party, Greenville, February 28th & March 1st

Hagood Mill's 6th Annual Kids Fest, Pickens, March 15th

Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration, Anderson, March 15th

2nd Annual BellFest, Devils Fork, March 15th

Reidville Days Spring Festival, Reidville, March 22nd

Clemson Literary Festival, March 28th - 29th 

Hub City Hog Fest, Spartanburg, March 28th - 29th

City of Greer International Festival: Greer Goes Global, Greer, March 29th

Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival, Spartanburg, March 29th

International Festival at Clemson University, Clemson, March 30th

April 2014

Spring Jubilee Arts & Crafts Festival, Pendelton April 5th - 6th 

Clemson Easter Bunny Half-Marathon, 5K and Easter Egg Hunt,  April 19th

Spartanburg Parks Easter Egg Scramble, Duncan, April 19th

Spartanburg Parks Tame the Tyger River Race & Festival, Spartanburg, April 12th

Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee, April 5th - 6th

ShalomFest'13, Greenville, April 6th

The Big Buck Race Union, April 12th - 14th

Pickens Azalea Festival, April 18th - 19th

Iron City Festival, Blacksburg, April 19th

Earth Day in South Carolina, April 22nd

Stone Soup Festival, Woodruff, April 25th - 26th

Project Host BBQ Cook-off and Festival, Greenville,April 25th - 26th

Greer Earth Day Run, April 26th

Central Railroad Festival, Pickens County, April 26th

The Great Anderson County Fair, April 29th - May 4th

May 2014

The Great Anderson County Fair, April 29th - May 4th

Mayberry Comes to Westminster, May 2nd - 3rd

Abbeville's Spring Festival, May 1st - 3rd

Piedmont Plant and Flower Festival, May 1st - 4th

Greer Family Fest, May 2nd - 3rd

Spartanburg Downtown Criterium Bicycle Race, May 2nd 

Spring Fling, May 2nd - 4th

Liberty Automotive Showcase and Festival, May 3rd

Artisphere, May 5th - 11th

Chattooga River Festival, Long Creek, May 10th

Festival of Stars, Independence Celebration, Ninety Six, May 10th

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, May 15th - 18th

Greek Festival, May 16th - 19th

17th Annual Blue Ridge Fest, May 16th

Armed Forces Day Celebration at Hagood Mill, May 17th

Greenville Urban Farm Tour, May 17th

Aloft, May 23rd - 26th

Greenville Scottish Games, May 23rd - 24th

Seneca Fest, May 24th

Fountain Inn 26th Annual Horse Show and Family Fun Derby Day, Dates to be determined

Strawberry Festival, Dates to be determined

Plum Hollow Alternative Music Festival, Dates to be determined

June 2014

47th Annual South Carolina Festival of Flowers, Greenwood, May 30th - June 10th

16th Annual Stump Jump XC Mountain Bike Race Spartanburg, June 8th

The Mighty Moo Festival, Cowpens, June 11th - 14th

Chautauqua Festival of Free Interactive Theater, Greenville, June 13th - 22nd

Greenville International Film Festival, Dates to be determined

Craftin' On the Square, Laurens, Dates to be determined

Main Street Father's Day Car Show, Anderson, Dates to be determined

July 2014

Red, White and Blue Festival, July 4th

Red, White & Boom, July 4th 

South Carolina Festival of Discovery, July 10th - 11th

August 2014

Birchwood Center Annual Book and Author Fair, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Seay Family Reunion and Genealogy Day, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Williamston Spring Water Festival, Dates to be determined

52nd South Carolina Apple Festival, Westminster, Dates to be determined

September 2014

52nd South Carolina Apple Festival, Westminster, Dates to be determined

Labor Day Family Fun Festival, Simpsonville, Dates to be determined

Uniquely Union Festival - Dates to be determined

Splashdown Festival, Clinton, Dates to be determined

Founders Day Festival Music, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Marking of the Graves, Union, Dates to be determined

Wofford College: Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Rudy's 16th Annual Bluegrass Festival in the Woods, Belton, Dates to be determined

Art in the Park, Greenville, Dates to be determined

AutumnFest at the Market, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Euphoria, Greenville, Dates to be determined

City of Mauldin BBQ and Family Festival, Mauldin, Dates to be determined

Denver Downs Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, Anderson, Dates to be determined

Harvest Day Festival, Inman, Dates to be determined

Birchwood Center Annual Arts and Crafts Day, Pickens, Dates to be determined

National Hunting and Fishing Day at Duke's World of Energy, Seneca, Dates to be determined

Michael Gaffney Day: A Founders Celebration, Gaffney, Dates to be determined

Due West Fall Festival, Dates to be determined

October 2014

Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair, Fair Play, Dates to be determined

Moonshiner's Reunion and Mountain Music Festival, Campobello, Dates to be determined

Albino Skunk Music Fest, Greer, Dates to be determined

FestiFall Friday Night Lantern Tours, Roebuck, Dates to be determined

Upstate Revolutionary War Weekend, Gaffney, Dates to be determined

Squealin' on the Square 2013, Laurens, Dates to be determined

FestiFall at Walnut Grove Plantation, Roebuck, Dates to be determined

Greer Station Oktoberfest, Greer, Dates to be determined

Annual Aunt Het Family Fall Festival, Fountain Inn, Dates to be determined

Spartanburg International Festival, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Fall Harvest Festival in Pendleton, Pendleton, Dates to be determined

Belton Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival, Belton, Dates to be determined

Battle of Kings Mountain Anniversary Encampment and Evening Lantern Tours, Blacksburg Dates to be determined

Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, Blacksburg, Dates to be determined

Piedmont Interstate Fair, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Parade of Quilts Quilt Show, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Fall for Greenville, Greenville,Dates to be determined

Balloons Over Anderson Hot Air Balloon Festival, Anderson, Dates to be determined

32nd Annual Autumn Candlelight Tour, Ninety Six, Dates to be determined

Pumpkintown Pumpkin Festival, Pumpkintown, Dates to be determined

Heritage Arts and Music Festival, Seneca, Dates to be determined

Biketoberfest, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Oktoberfest, Greenwood, Dates to be determined

Artwalk Spartanburg, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Upper South Carolina State Fair, Easley, Dates to be determined

Euro Auto Festival, Greer, Dates to be determined

Walhalla Oktoberfest, Walhalla,Dates to be determined

Boo in the Zoo, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Art'Oberfest, Abbeville, Dates to be determined

28th Annual Greenville Museum Antiques Show, Dates to be determined

Indian Summer Festival, Pacolet, Dates to be determined

Twelfth Annual Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Travelers Rest: Art on the TRail, Travelers Rest, Dates to be determined

Annual Starburst Storytellers' Festival, Anderson, Dates to be determined

Iva Fall Festival, Dates to be determined 

Sugarfoot Festival, Honea Path, Dates to be determined

Clinton Fall Festival, Dates to be determined

Croft State Park's NEEWOLLAH Weekend, Spartanburg,Dates to be determined

7th Annual Greenville Rec's Enchanted Tracks, Taylors, Dates to be determined 

November 2014

South Carolina Christmas Tree Association's Trees for Troops and Farm Locator  

Foothills Skills & Crafts  Show, Greenwood, Dates to be determined

City of Chesnee Veterans Day Parade, Dates to be determined

Kings Mountain Veterans Day Encampment, Blacksburg, Dates to be determined

Gowensville Fall Festival, Gowensville, Dates to be determined

City of Spartanburg Veterans Day Parade, Dates to be determined

Union Veterans Day Parade, Dates to be determined

Selugadu VII: A Native American Celebration, Hagood Mill, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Liberty Holiday Bazaar, Liberty, Dates to be determined

Battle of Blackstock's Anniversary Celebration, Dates to be determined

Artwalk Spartanburg, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Hollywild Animal Park Holiday Lights Safari, Wellford, Dates to be determined

Christmas Tree Lighting in Cada Park, Chesnee, Dates to be determined

December 2014

Anderson Lights of Hope, Dates to be determined

Buffalo Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Lyman Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Lockhart Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Greenwood Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Christmas Season High Tea at the Historic Ballenger House, Seneca, Dates to be determined

South Carolina Christmas Tree Association's Trees for Troops and Farm Locator

Bailey Manor Community Festival of Trees Kickoff,  Clinton, Dates to be determined

A Dickens of a Christmas, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Belton Holiday Market, Dates to be determined

Converse College Annual Lessons and Carols, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Downtown Anderson Tree Lighting,Dates to be determined

Christmas on Limestone, Gaffney, Dates to be determined

Christmas at the City of Greer, Dates to be determined

"Deck the Walls" Wreath Auction, Abbeville, Dates to be determined

Light Up Inman, Dates to be determined

City of Mauldin Christmas Tree Lighting, Dates to be determined

Westminster Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Greer Christmas Tree Lighting,Dates to be determined

Easley Grand Illumination and Downtown Merchants Open House, Dates to be determined

Christmas in Easely Weekend, Dates to be determined

Christmas at Presbyterian College, Clinton,Dates to be determined

Easley Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Central Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Six Mile Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Landrum Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Limestone College 28th Annual Christmas on Campus Celebration, Dates to be determined

Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Christmas at Ashtabula Plantation, Pendleton, Dates to be determined

Breakfast with Santa, Greer, Dates to be determined

Jonesville Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Inman Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

City of Belton Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Town of 96 Christmas Parade,Dates to be determined

Mauldin Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

West Union Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Easley "Home for the Holidays" Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Christmas on Main, Dates to be determined

Liberty Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Greer Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Union Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Chesnee Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

City of Anderson Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Slater-Marietta Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Laurens Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Spartanburg Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Fountain Inn Spirit of Christmas Past Christmas Parade, Fountain Inn, Dates to be determined

Fountain Inn Spirit of Christmas Past Festival, Dates to be determined

City of Pickens Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Norris Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Dacusville Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

City of Travelers Rest Christmas Parade Dates to be determined

Gaffney Christmas Parade, Gaffney,Dates to be determined 

Hickory Tavern Fire Department Country Christmas, Dates to be determined

Boiling Springs Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Carlisle Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Travelers Rest Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Ware Shoals Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

Woodruff Christmas Parade, Dates to be determined

A Yuletide Celebration & Celtic Christmas Concert, Pickens,Dates to be determined

Roper Mountain Holiday Lights, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Anderson Lights of Hope, Dates to be determined

Clinton Tree Lighting, Date to be confirmed 

Wofford Singers Christmas Concert, Date to be confirmed.

Clinton Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Gray Court Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Enoree Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Joanna Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Santa's Workshop at Ram Cat Alley, Seneca, Date to be confirmed.

Calhoun Falls Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Blacksburg Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Pacolet Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Reidville Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Duncan Christmas Parade, Date to be confirmed.

Mount Olive Christmas Parade, Waterloo, Date to be confirmed.

GAIHN (Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network) Carriage Rides, Dates to be determined

January 2015

Young Appalachian Musicians' (YAM) Winter Jubilee, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebration, Gaffney area, Dates to be determined

Ringin' in the New Year at Hagood Mill, Pickens, Dates to be determined

United Community Bank Ice on Main, Greenville, Dates to be determined

An Affair with Flair, Greenville, Dates to be determined 

February 2015

16th Annual Retrofest benefiting Piedmont Red Cross, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

African-American Heritage Day, Pendleton, Dates to be determined

Chase Away the Blues, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Spartanburg Art Museum's Art & Antiques Show, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined