Upstate Annual Events and Festivals

April 2015

Spartanburg Parks Tame the Tyger River Race & Festival, Spartanburg, April 25th

Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee, Pendleton, April 5th

ShalomFest'13, Greenville, April 12th

The Big Buck Race Union, April 12th-13th

Pickens Azalea Festival, April 17th-18th

Iron City Festival, Blacksburg, April 18th

Earth Day in South Carolina, April 18th

Stone Soup Festival, Woodruff, April 16th-19th

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

Greer Earth Day Run, Greer April 20th 

Central Railroad Festival, Pickens County, April 25th

The Great Anderson County Fair, Anderson April 23rd-May3rd

May 2015

The Great Anderson County Fair, Anderson April 23rd-May3rd

Mayberry Comes to Westminster, Westminister, May 1st-2nd

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

Piedmont Plant and Flower Festival, Piedmont, April 30th-May3rd

Greer Family Fest, Greer, May 1st-2nd

Strawberry Festival, Foothills, May 2nd

Spartanburg Downtown Criterium Bicycle Race, Spartanburg, May 1st

Spartanburg Spring Fling, Spartanburg, May 1st-3rd

Liberty Automotive Showcase and Festival, Dates to be determined

Artisphere, Greenville, May 8th-10th

Chattooga River Festival, Long Creek, Dates to be determined

Greenville Scottish Games, Greenville, May 23rd

Seneca Fest, Seneca, May 22nd-23rd

Plum Hollow Alternative Music Festival, Campobello, May 28th-May 30th

Fountain Inn 27th Annual Horse Show and Family Fun Derby Day, Dates to be determined

June 2015

47th Annual South Carolina Festival of Flowers, Greenwood, Dates to be determined

16th Annual Stump Jump XC Mountain Bike Race Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

The Mighty Moo Festival, Cowpens, Dates to be determined

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

Chautauqua Festival of Free Interactive Theater, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Greenville International Film Festival, Dates to be determined

 July 2015

Festival of Stars, Independence Celebration, Ninety Six, July 3rd-4th

August 2015

Williamston Spring Water Festival, Dates to be determined

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

September 2015

52nd South Carolina Apple Festival, Westminster, 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

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

Euphoria, Greenville, Dates to be determined

AutumnFest at the Market, Greenville, Dates to be determined

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

Pickens County's Seventeenth Annual Ole Time Fiddler's Convention with the Second Annual South Carolina State Fiddling Championship at Hagood Mill, Pickens, 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

Due West Fall Festival, Dates to be determined

Marking of the Graves, Union, Dates to be determined

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

Harvest Day Festival, Inman, Dates to be determined

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

 

October 2015

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, Laurens, Dates to be determined

Greer Station Oktoberfest, Greer, Dates to be determined

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

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

Spartanburg International Festival, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

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

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

Piedmont Interstate Fair, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Fall for Greenville, Greenville, Dates to be determined

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

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

The 36th Annual Pumpkin Festival, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Pumpkintown Pumpkin Festival, Pumpkintown, Dates to be determined

Oktoberfest, Greenwood, 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

Sugarfoot Festival, Honea Path, Dates to be determined

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

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

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

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

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

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

Biketoberfest, Spartanburg, 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

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

Iva Fall Festival, Dates to be determined 

Clinton Fall Festival, Dates to be determined

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

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

 

November 2015

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

Foothills Skills & Crafts  Show, Greenwood, November 1st

Kings Mountain Veterans Day Encampment, Blacksburg, November 8th - 9th

Gowensville Fall Festival, Gowensville, November 8th

City of Spartanburg Veterans Day Parade, November 11th

Union Veterans Day Parade, November 11th

City of Chesnee Veterans Day Parade, November 15th

Selugadu VII: A Native American Celebration, Hagood Mill, Pickens, November 15th

Artwalk Spartanburg, Spartanburg, November 20th

Liberty Holiday Bazaar, Liberty, November 22nd

Battle of Blackstock's Anniversary Celebration, November 23rd

Hollywild Animal Park Holiday Lights Safari, Wellford, November 15th - January 3rd
 

Hickory Tavern Fire Department Country Christmas, November 22nd

Buffalo Christmas Parade, November 30th

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

Wofford Singers Christmas Concert, Date to be confirmed. 

 

December 2014

Anderson Lights of Hope,  November 27th - December 26th

Roper Mountain Holiday Lights, Greenville, November 27th - December 30th

St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees, Greenville, December 1st - January 1st

A Dickens of a Christmas, Spartanburg, December 2nd

City of Clemson Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade, December 2nd

Fountain Inn Spirit of Christmas Past Christmas Parade, December 3rd

Belton Holiday Market, December 4th - 19th

Westminster Christmas Parade, December 4th

Converse College Annual Lessons and Carols, Spartanburg, December 4th

Downtown Anderson Tree Lighting, December 5th

Light Up Inman, December 5th

Greer Christmas Tree Lighting, December 5th

Blacksburg Christmas Parade, December 5th

Laurens County VA (Veterans Affairs) Lights of Honor (Laurens), December 5th

Christmas in Easley Weekend, December 5th - 6th

Christmas at Presbyterian College, Clinton, December 5th - 7th

Christmas on Campus, Limestone College, Gaffney, December 6th

City of Mauldin Christmas Tree Lighting, December 6th

Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade, Greenville, December 6th

Breakfast with Santa, Greer, December 6th

Jonesville Christmas Parade, December 6th

City of Belton Christmas Parade, December 6th

Christmas at Ashtabula Plantation, Pendleton, December 6th & 13th

Laurens Christmas Parade, December 6th 

Town of Ninety-Six Christmas Parade, December 6th

Mauldin Christmas Parade, December 6th

Walhalla's Christmas Parade, December 6th

Gray Court Christmas Parade, December 6th 

Six Mile Christmas Parade, December 7th 

Central Christmas Parade, December 7th

Lockhart Christmas Parade, December 7th

Greenwood Christmas Parade, December 7th

Christmas at the City of Greer, December 7th

Liberty Christmas Parade, December 7th

Greer Christmas Parade, December 7th

Christmas Season High Tea at the Historic Ballenger House, Seneca, December 7th

City of Anderson Christmas Parade, December 7th

West Union Christmas Parade, December 8th

Spartanburg Christmas Parade, December 9th

Landrum Christmas Parade, December 11th

City of Pickens Christmas Parade, December 12th

Bailey Manor Community Festival of Trees Kickoff,  Clinton, December 12th - January 5th

Lyman Christmas Parade, December 13th

City of Travelers Rest Christmas Parade December 13th

Gaffney Christmas Parade, Gaffney, December 13th

Carlisle Christmas Parade, December 13th

GAIHN (Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network) Carriage Rides, December 13th,17th, 19th, 20th, 23rd 

Reidville Christmas Parade, December 13th

Union Christmas Parade, December 14th

Norris Christmas Parade, December 14th

Santa's Workshop at Ram Cat Alley, Seneca, December 14th 

Slater-Marietta Christmas Parade, December 14th

Pacolet Christmas Parade, December 14th

Woodruff Christmas Parade, December 14th

Chesnee Christmas Parade, December 14th

A Yuletide Celebration & Celtic Christmas Concert, Pickens, December 20th

January 2015

Young Appalachian Musicians' (YAM) Winter Jubilee, Pickens, January 24th

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebration, Gaffney area, January 15th - 18th

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, January 25th

February 2015

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

African-American Heritage Day, Pendleton, Dates TBD

Chase Away the Blues, Greenville, Dates to be determined

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

March 2015

Bridesmaid's Ball benefiting Upstate Homeless Coalition, Greenville, Dates TBD

Return to the Green: Irish Cultural Festival, Greenville, Dates TBD

Reedy River Run and Post-Race Party, Greenville, Dates TBD

Hagood Mill's 6th Annual Kids Fest, Pickens, Dates TBD

Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration, Anderson, Dates TBD

2nd Annual BellFest, Devils Fork, Dates TBD

Reidville Days Spring Festival, Reidville, TBD

Clemson Literary Festival, Clemson, March 25th-27th

City of Greer International Festival: Greer Goes Global, Greer, Dates TBD

Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival, Spartanburg,Dates TBD

International Festival at Clemson University, Clemson, March 29th