Upstate Events and Festivals

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** Due to inclement weather, outdoor activities and events are subject to change



July 2017

Market and Music, Pickens, April 22nd-September 30th  

Music by the Lake, Greenille, May 25th-August 3rd  

Salsa at Sunset, Greenville, June-August (2nd Saturday)

SAFi Summer Music Series, Simpsonville, June-August 11th (every Friday)

Finally Friday on the Square, Laurens, April-August (final Friday of each month)

Attraction at the Amphitheater, Pickens, June-August (every Saturday)

Music on Main, Westminster, May-October (1st Friday )

Attractions at the Amphitheater, Historic Pickens, May 27th-August 26 

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, Greenville, March 16th-August 25th (every Thursday)

Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville, March 17th- September 29th (every Friday)

Live Music at Art Crossing, Greenville (every Saturday)  

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson, June-December (third Friday) 

Mauldin Downtown Market, Mauldin, June-August (every Saturday) 

Music on Main, Spartanburg, July (every Thursday)  

Moonlight Movies, Greer, June 2nd-July 28th (every Thursday)

TD Saturday Market, Greenville, May 7-October 29th (every Saturday)

Scansource Reedy River Concert, June-August (every Wednesday)  

SC Festival of Stars, Ninety Six, June 29th-July 1st

 Independence Day Celebration at Heritage Park, Simpsonville, July 1st

Freedom Blast, Calhoun Falls, July 1st

Freedom Dream Walk/Run, Anderson, July 1st  

Celebration of Freedom, Cowpens, July 1st

Patriotic Service and Picnic, Greenville, July 2nd 

2017 Slater-Marietta Moon Boom, Travelers Rest, July 3rd

Clemsonfest Fourth of July Celebration, Clemson, July 3rd

Electric City Bluegrass Festival  Anderson, July 3rd-4th

4th of July Spectacular, Easley, July 4th

Salute to America, Inman, July 4th

Love My Liberty Independence Day Celebration, Liberty, July 4th

Red White and Blue Festival, Greenville,  July 4th

Light Up the Lake, Union, July 4th

Red White and Boom, Spartanburg, July 4th

Buffalo Community's Annual Party at the Pond, Buffalo, July 4th

Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Festival, Greenville  July 4th

Hillbilly Day, Mountain Rest, July 4th

Seneca's 4th of July Celebration, Seneca, July 4th

Pickens 4th of July Celebration, Pickens, July 4th

South Carolina Peach Festival,  Gaffney, July 7th-15th 

Blueberry Festival, Greenville July 9th

Bastille Days Greenville 2017, Greenville, July 14th

The 2017 Village Project Saturday Market, Greer, July 15th

SC Festival of Discovery BBQ and Blues, Greenwood, July 6th-8th

A Ride To Remember, Simpsonville, July 14th-16th

Banjo Extravaganza, Pickens, July 15th

Yoga at the Rail Yard, Spartanburg, July 15th

Foodie Fest 2017,  Anderson, July 16th

Project Host Dinner, Greenville, July 20th 

Earth Markets, Greenville, July 21st 

Hub City Farmers Market Peach Jam  Spartanburg, July 22nd

2017 Dabo Sweeney Ladies Clinic, Clemson, July 22nd 

Carolina Farm Festival/Antique Bikes on Main, Chesnee, July 28-30th  

 Annual Doodle Trail 5k, Pickens, July 29th



Market and Music, Pickens, April 22nd-September 30th  

Music by the Lake, Greenille, May 25th-August 3rd  

Attractions at the Amphitheater, Historic Pickens, May 27th-August 26 

Salsa at Sunset, Greenville ( 2nd Saturday, June-August)  

SAFi Summer Music Series, Simpsonville, (every Friday June-August 11th)   

Attraction at the Amphitheater, Pickens, (every Saturday June-August)  

Finally Friday on the Square, Laurens, April-August  (final Friday of each month)

Music on Main, Westminster, May-October (1st Friday )  

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, Greenville, March 16th-August 25th (every Thursday)

Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville, March 17th-September 29th (every Friday)

Live Music at Art Crossing, Greenville (every Saturday)

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson, June-December (third Friday) 

Mauldin Downtown Market, Mauldin, June-August (every Saturday) 

Scansource Reedy River Concert, June-August (every Wednesday)  

TD Saturday Market, Greenville, May 7-October 29th 

National Night Out, Greer, August 1st

Lowcountry Boil on Main, Simpsonville, August 3rd

Summer Food Truck Rollout, Greer, August 4th

Relay for Life Golden Strip, Fountain Inn, August 4th   

Run2Overcome, Greenville, August 5th

Gospel Explosion and Back to School Give-Away, Anderson, August 5th

The Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Book Sale, Greenville, August 11th-13th

Earth Markets, Greenville, August 18th 

The Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Revue, Pickens, August 19th

2017 Solar Eclipse Fest, Long Creek, August 21st

Eclipse Over Southern Wesleyan University, Central, August21st 

Duke’s World of Energy, Oconee, August 21st

Roper Mountain Science Center, Greenville August 21st

Eclispe Over Clemson University,  Clemson, August 21st

Anderson Jockey Lot Solar Eclipse Event  Anderson, August 21st

Eclipse Viewing with Jocasee Lake Tours, Devils Fork, August 21st

Anderson County Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party, Anderson, August 21st

TCMU Solar Eclipse, Greenville,  August 21st

Spittono, Central, August 24th-26th 

Cowpens National Battlefield Living History Day, Cowpens, August 26th

Williamston Spring Water Festival, Williamston,  August 25th and 26th

Fountain Inn Chamber Annual Golf Tournament, Fountain Inn, August 31st

Southeast Crab Feast, Greenville,

Greenville Cruise In, Greenville,

Upstate Foodie Fest, Greenville,

Farm to Fork, Greenwood,

Beach Ball, Greenville,
SC Apple Festival  Westminster,August 26th-September 9th

Upper SC State Fair, Greenville,

Edouard Michelin Memorial 5k, Greenville,

Mutt Strutt, Greenville,

Flight of the Dove, Clinton,



Market and Music, Pickens, April 22nd- September 30th  

Music on Main, Westminster, May-October ( 1st Friday )  

  Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville (every Friday) March 17th- September 29th 

Jazz on Main, Spartanburg, September (every Friday)  

Live Music at Art Crossing, Greenville (every Saturday)

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson, June- December (third Friday) 

TD Saturday Market, Greenville, May 7-October 29th 

Spirit Fest, Greenville, September 3rd

Sippin Safari, Greenville,September 8th 

Spartoberfest, Spartanburg, September 14th 

The Rose Ball, Greenville, September 15th  

Earth Markets, Greenville, September 15th

Indie Craft Parade, Greenville, September 15th

The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire, Greenville September 15th-16th

Indie Craft Parade, Greenville, September 15th-17th 

Greenville Fall Wedding Festival, Greenville, September 19th

Euphoria, Greenville, September 21st-24th 

Venture Outdoors Day, Pickens, September 30th

RAILFEST, Greer, September 30th

Roost Sine & Wine, Greenville,

Moonlight Movies Series, Greenville,

SC Apple Festival, Westminster,

Swamp Rabbit Music Fest, Greenville,

The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Fair, Greenville,

Uniquely Union Festival, Union,

Homesteading Festival,  Williamston,

Trains, Trains, and More Trains, Mauldin,

2nd Annual Young @ Heart, Greenville,

Anderson Greek Festival, Anderson,

Upstate Forever Preservation Ride, Multiple Counties,

South Greenville Fair, Greenville,

Open Arms 5K, Greenville,

Farm Fresh Fair, Fountain Inn, 

H.O.P.E Now Luncheon, Greenville,

#instART Show 2016, Greenwood,

Spartanburg Greek Festival, Spartanburg,

Handbags for Hope, Greenville,

Meals on Wheels Oyster Roast, Anderson,

Carolina Brew Ha Ha, Anderson,

Koman Race for the Cure, Greenville,

Dues West Fall Festival, Due West,

2nd Annual Run for Missions 5k, Easley

Rock out Hunger,  Greenville,

12th Annual Heritage Day at the Depot, Anderson,

Rev War Weekend, Gaffney,


Squealin on the Square, Laurens, September 30th-October 1st 

Music on Main, Westminster, May-October (1st Friday )  

Jazz on Main, Spartanburg, October (every Friday)

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson, June- December (third Friday) 

TD Saturday Market, Greenville, May 7- October 29th 

Fear Farm, Blacksburg, October 1st, 7th-8th, 14th-15th, 21st-22nd, 28th-29th, and 31st 

Harvest of Horror at Denver Downs, Anderson, September 29th and 30th, October 1st&2nd, 6th-9th, 13th-16th, 20th-23rd, and 27th-31st

Mad World Haunted Attraction, Piedmont, September 30th, October 7th-9th,13th-16th, 19th-23rd, 25th-31, and November 4th and 5th

Wompus Woods, Cowpens, September 30th, October, 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th-16th, 20th-23rd, and27th-31st

Field of Screams, Gaffney,  September 30th, October1st-2nd, 7th-9th, 14th-16th, 21st-23rd, and 28th-30th

Greer Station Oktoberfest, Greer, October 1st 

Open Studios, Greenville October 3rd-5th 

Bob Segar, Greenville, October 5th  

Aunt Het Festival, Fountain Inn, October 7th 

Fall for Greenville, Greenville, October 13th-15th 

Klusters for Kids,  Easley, October 14th

Hub City Brew Fest, Spartanburg,  October 14th

Vintage Market at the Park, Greer, October 14th

Blue Hole Jubilee,  Calhoun Falls, October 14th

Fall Food Truck Rollout, Greer, October 19th

Earth Markets, Greenville, October 20th 

Art on the Trail, Traverlers Rest, October 21st 

Grand Fondo Hincapie, Greenville, October 21st 

Halloween Hoopla, Greer, October 27th 

International Festival, Spartanburg,

Belton Standpipe Heritage Festival, Belton, 

Founders Day Music Festival, Pickens,

Belton Standpipe Heritage and Art Festival, Belton,

Booger Jims Hollow, Blacksburg,

Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair

Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival, Greer,

Moonshiners Reunion, Campobello,

Greer Station Oktoberfest, Greer,

236th Anniversary of  the Battle of Kings Mountain, Kings Mountain,

Balloons Over Anderson, Anderson,

Pumpkin Festival, Pumpkintown,

Dancing with the Carolina Stars, Greenville,

Not a Traditional Golf Outing, Greenville,

 Piedmont Interstate Fair, Spartanburg,

Upstate Shrimp and Grits Cook -Off at the Gain Mementum Business Expo, Anderson,

Honea Path Sugarfoot Festival, Honea Path,

Artoberfest, Travelers Rest,

 Fall Vintage Market at the Park, Greer

Vino in the Ville, Abbeville,

3rd Annual Pacolet Indian Summer Festival 5k, Pacolet,

Union County Agricultrual Fair, Union,

Oktoberfest, Greenwood,

Boo in the Zoo, Greenville,

Sugarfoot Festival, Honea Path,

Walhalla Oktoberfest, Walhalla,

Sippin in Simpsonville, Simpsonville,

Enchanted Forest, Taylors,

Boo in the Park, Williamston,

Boo!seum, Greenville,

Piedmont Women's Center Race for Life 5k, Greenville,

Run to Fall 5k, Central,

Palmetto Pride 5k and Fun Run,  Greenwood,

International Craft Fair,  Greenville,

Truck or Treat, Easley,



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

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson, June- December ( third Friday) 

Big Thursday, Greer, November 2nd

Breakfast with Santa( Tickets go on Sale), Greer, November 2nd 

Simpsonville Holiday Market, Simpsonville,November 11th 

Earth Markets, Greenville, November 17th 

 GHS Turkey Day 8k, Greenville ,November 23rd

Roper Mountain Holiday Lights, Greenville, November 23rd-December 30th 

Christmas Gift and Light Festival, Anderson, November 23rd- December 30th

 Foothills Skills & Crafts  Show, Greenwood

Veterans Day Parade, Calhoun Falls,

Veteran's Day Parade and Celebration, Gaffney,

City of Spartanburg Veterans Day Parade, Spartanburg,

Multi-Guild Annual Exhibition 2016, Greenwood,

 Holly Jolly Christmas Fair, Anderson,

Union Veterans Day Parade, Union,

City of Chesnee Veterans Day Parade, Chesnee,

Gowensville Fall Festival, Gowensville,

Fall Harvest Festival, Greenville,

Hope Relay, Greenville,

Kings Mountain Veterans Day Encampment, Blacksburg,

Savvy Holiday Cottage, Greer,

The Best Christmas Bazaar Ever,  Moore,

Holiday Lights Safari, Wellford,

Ice on Main, Greenville,

Craft Holiday Market,  Clemson,

Shadrack's Chrismas Wonderland, Simpsonville,

Native American Celebration at Hagood Mill, Pickens,

Battle of Blackstocks' Anniversary Celebration,

Greenville Craft Beer Festival, Greenville,

Old South Christmas, Abbeville,

Holiday Open House, Greenville,

Disney on Ice, Greenville,

Electric City Gobbler, Anderson,

Upstate Holiday Light Show, Pickens,

Skating on the Square, Spartanburg,

The Christmas Park, Williamston,

TCMU Holiday Traditions, Greenville,

Seneca Christmas Parade and Market, Seneca,

A Dickens of a Christmas, Spartanburg,


December 2016

Shadracks Chrismas Wonderland, Simpsonville,

Ice on Main, Greenville,

Upstate Holiday Light Show, Pickens,

Anderson Christmas Lights,  Anderson, Thanksgiving Day until Christmas Day

Anderson County Farmers Market Holiday Market, Anderson, November 26th- December 17th 

Baptist Easley Festival of Trees, Easely,

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson,

Mauldin’s 12 Days of Christmas, Mauldin,

World of Energy 3rd Annual Festival of Trees, Greenville

Iva Chrismas Tree Lighting, Iva,

A Festival of Lessons and Carols, Spartanburg,

Annual Holiday Drop In, Easley,

Rudolph Run, Fountain Inn,

Arbor Day Celebration, Fountain Inn,

Celtic Christmas, Simpsonville,

Annual Christmas Carol Sing And Lighting, Greenville,

Santa on Main, Greenwood,

Bon Secour St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees, Greenville,

Westminster Christmas Parade, Westminster,

Travelers Rest Christmas Tree Lighting, Travelers Rest

City of Mauldin Christmas Weekend Mauldin

Abbeville Christmas Open House, Abbeville

Clinton Christmas Tree Lighting, Clinton

Landrum Christmas Parade, Landrum

Laurens Christmas Parade, Laurens

Duncan, Lyman, Wellford Christmas Parade, Wellford

Holiday Fair, Greenville,

Greer Station Vintage Christmas Boutique Marketplace, Greer,

Greer Christmas Tree Lighting, Greer, December 1st

Abbeville Christmas Parade, Abbeville,

Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade, Greenville

Breakfast with Santa, Greer, December 3rd

Walhalla Christmas Parade, Walhalla

Liberty Christmas Parade, Liberty,

Jonesville Christmas Parade, Jonesville,

Cowpens Christmas Parade, Cowpens

Clinton Christmas Parade, Clinton

Inman Christmas Parade, Inman

6th Annual Rotary Reindeer Run & Wassail Walk, Abbeville

Honea Path Christmas Parade, Honea Path

Chesnee Tree Lighting, Chesnee

Breakfast with Santa at the ZOO, Greenville

Breakfast with Santa, Gaffney

Safari Santa at the Zoo, Greenville

Lockhart Christmas Parade, Lockhart

ECW Bazaar, Clemson

Denver Downs Christmas Parade: A Storybook Christmas, Anderson

Six Mile Christmas Parade, Six Mile

Greer Christmas Parade, Greer, December 3rd

Inspecting Carol, Pendleton,

Light Up Inman, Inman,

Gaffney Christmas Parade, Gaffney,

Salem Christmas Parade, Salem,

Greenwood Christmas Parade, Greenwood

City of Clemson's 23rd Annual Holiday Parade, Clemson

Easley Hospital 22nd Annual Festival of Trees, Easley

Central Christmas Parade, Central

Fountain Inn Chamber Annual Christmas Parade

Spectrum Storytime- Holiday Hullabaloo, Easley

Union Christmas Parade, Union

Fountain Inn Carriage Rides, Fountain Inn,

Fountain Inn Tree Lighting Ceremony, Fountain Inn

Christmas in Olde Pendleton, Pendleton

Pickens Christmas Parade, Pickens

Craft Vendor Fair, Fountain Inn,

TCMU Breakfast with Santa, Greenville

West Union Christmas Parade, West Union

Easley Annual Christmas Parade of Lights, Easley

Reidville Christmas Parade, Reidville

Williamston  Christmas Parade, Williamston

Carlisle Christmas Parade, Carlisle

Pacolet Holiday Parade, Pacolet,

Iva Christmas Parade, Iva,

Dacusville Christmas Parade, Dacusville

Boiling Springs Christmas Parade, Boiling Springs

Travelers Rest Very Merry Local Christmas Market, Travelers Rest

Santa Work Shop

A Nativity Story, Abbeville

Greenwood Christmas Parade, Greenwood

Christmas at the Barn at Eden Farms, Marietta

Anderson County Christmas Parade, Anderson,

Simpsonville Christmas Parade, Simpsonville

Cheer for Children Holiday Gala, Easley

Pendleton Christmas Parade, Pendleton

Woodruff Christmas Parade, Woodruff

Chesnee Christmas Parade, Chesnee

Christmas at the Barn, Marrietta

Repeat the Sounding Joy Concert, Fountain Inn,

Spartanburg Christmas Parade, Spartanburg

Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas, Pickens


January 2017

Shadracks Christmas Wonderland, Simpsonville, November 18th-January 8th  

Ice on Main, Greenville, November 20th-January 19th

2017 Devils Fork First Day 5K Ranger Run and Loon Lunge, Salem, January 1st

First Day Hike at Rose Hill Plantation, Union, January 1st

Polar Plunge for the Pups, Simpsonville, January 1st

2017 Paris Plunge at Paris Mountain State Park,  Greenville, January 1st

Beginning Drawing Class (Adults) with Renee Gillespie, January 5th-Febuary 16th 

Race for the Grasshopper 5k, Gaffney, January 7th

Nashville Songwriters Benefit Make A Wish, Greenwood, January 7th,

Wedding Festival, Greenville January 7th, and 28th 

Annual Snowflake Classic Bowling Tournament, Simpsonville, January 11th

35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Clemson, January 12th

Restaurant Week Greenville, Greenville, January 12th-22nd 

35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, January 12th-19th

WLC Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon,  Greenwood, January 13th

Mayors MLK Breakfast, Anderson, January 13th

MLK Camp, Greenville, January 13th and 16th

Resolution Run Half Marathos and 5k, Travelers Rest, January 14th

Wedding Festival, Spartanburg, January 14th

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebration, Gaffney, January 14th-15th 

13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Greer, January 16th

21st Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast, Greenville, January 16th  

MLK Unity Week Celebration Day of Service, Spartanburg, January 16th

MLK Day of Service, Clemson, January 16th

Martin Luther King Day Showcase, Gaffney, January 16th

MLK Commemorative Service, Clemson, January 17th

Winter Chautauqua- Eleanor Roosevelt Show, January 17th 

MLK Documentary and Panel Discussion, Greenville, January 18th

MLK Prayer Vigil, , Greenville, January 19th

Tunnel of Oppression, Clemson, January 19th

2017 Winter Night Gala, Anderson, January 20th 

1831 Gala, Spartanburg, January 20th

Wedding Festival, Anderson, January 21st 

Greenville News Run Downtown, Greenville, January 21st 

A Red Cross Affair, Greenville, January 28th

AG Adventure Camp, Anderson, January 28th

Monster Jam 2016, Greenville, January 27th-28th

The 2017 MLK Jr. Scholarship Gala, Greenville, January 29th

 Greenville Chamber Annual Meeting,  Greenville, January 31st


February 2017

An Elegant Evening, Laurens, February 2nd

Annual Laugh for a Child Benefit, Spartanburg, February 2nd 

Winter Chautauqua Opening Night Benefit Show, Greenville, February 3rd 

7th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Greenwood, February 3rd

National Wear Red Day, Greenville, February 3rd 

Run Your Ice Off 5K and 8K Races, Greenwood, February 4th

Sweetheart Charity Ball, Greenville, February 4th 

Polar Plunge, Greenville, February 4th

2017 MLK Youth Program and Rudolph Gordon College Fair, Greenville, February 4th

Foothills Drifter 6K, Greenville, February 4th

Greenwood Annual Chamber Meeting, February 9th

Cupids Chase 5K, Travelers Rest, February 11th 

Junior League of Greenvilles Big Night Out, Greenville, February 11th 

Green Valley Road Race, Greenville, February 11th 

Annual Red Shoe Luncheon, Spartanburg, February 14th 

A Musical Valentine Featuring Edwin McCain, Greenville, February 14th

Julie Valentine Luncheon, Greenville, February 14th

79th Annual Celebration Presented by Greer Memorial, Greenville, February 16

Winter Jam 2017, Greenville, February 17th 

Blue Ridge Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale, Seneca, February 17th

Upstate Heart Ball, Greenville, February 18th 

Joseph Vaughn Scholarship Oratorical Competition, Greenville, February 18th

Presidents Day Camp, Greenville, February 20th

Community Celebration, Greenville, February 24th

International Cocktails with a Twist, Greer, February 24th

The 13th Annual Cypress Internal Medicine Oyster Roast, Greer, February 24th

Good News Spectacular, Greenville, February 25th

Maker-Fest, Greenville, February 25th

Stone Soup Storytelling Institute: Orishirish “A little of this, A litte of that” Celebration, Woodruff, March 25th

Polar Plunge, Greenville, February 25th

Gathering on Appalachian Life, Pickens, February 28th 


March 2017

Upstate International Month, Greenville, March 1st-31st

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, Greenville (every Thursday)  March 16th-August 25th

 Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville (every Friday) March 17th- September 29th

2017 SEC Tournament, Greenville, March 1st-5th

Fashion with a Passion, Greenville, March 2nd

Camperdown Gala, Greenville, March 3rd

Junior Achievement BIZ Bowl of the Upstate, Greenville, March 3rd 

Peacock Strides for Babies 5k Run/Walk, Mauldin, March 4th

Color Vibe 5k, Simpsonville, March 4th

Plant A Dream: A Pajama Black Tie Soiree, Greenville, March 4th

Barbara Stone Foundation’s Plant A Dream: A Pajama Black Tie Soiree,  Greenville March 4th

Gathering on Appalachian Life, Pickens, March 4th

69th Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner, Easley, March 9th

Greater Vision Benefit Concert, March 10th

Lake Greenwood Clean Up, March 11th

Race the Helix Upstate, Greenville, March 11th

St. Michaelss Episcopal Church Hosts 8th Annual Oyster Roast, Easley, March 11th

Black and White Ball, Greenville, March 11th 

 Annual Character Breakfast Celebration, Greenville, March 11th 

Return to the Green: Irish Cultural Festival, Greenville, March 12th 

Super Tuesday, Seneca, March 14th

2017 Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition, Spartanburg, March 14th-25th

Project Host Community Dinner, Greenville, March 16th

NCAA Division I Mens Basketball Tournament, Greenville, March 16th-19th

Irish Fest, Gaffney, March 17th-18th

St. Patrick’s Day Race and Parade, Anderson, March 17th-18th

St. Patricks Day Beer Run, Simpsonville, March 17th  

Run for the Clovers, Gaffney, March 18th  

15th Annual March for Meals, Pickens, March 18th 

Annual St Paddys Day Dash and Bash, Greenville, March  18th

Race the Rainbow 2017,  Anderson, March 18th

Reedy River Clean Up, Greenville, March 18th

The 8th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference, Anderson, March 18th

St. Paddys Day Dash and Bash, Greenville, March 18th

Hagood Mills Annual Kids Fest, Pickens, March 18th

2nd Annual BellFest, Devils Fork, March 19th

Disney Live, Greenville, March 20th

SC Worklinks Hosts 2017 Annual Job Fair, Pendleton, March 21st

Greenville Small Plate Crawl, Greenville, March 22nd-24th

Ten at the Tops THE Pique, Greenville, March 23rd   

2017 Annual Celebration, Simsponville, March 23rd

Springfest, Greenwood, March 24th

Parva 2017—Spring Festival, March 24th

How-to Fair at the Anderson County Library, Anderson March 25th  

Mauldin International Festival, Mauldin,  March 25th

15th Annual JDRF Gala, Greenville, March 25th

A Hero’s 5K, Greenville, March 25th

Coaches for Character, Greenville, March 27th


April 2017

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, Greenville (every Thursday),  March 16th-August 25th

Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville (every Friday), March 17th- September 29th

Live Music at Art Crossing, Greenville (every Saturday)

Music on Main, Spartanburg, April (every Thursday)

Jazz on the Square, Spartanburg, April (every Friday)

Greenbrier Porch Series,  Easley, April (every Wednesday)

Market and Music, Pickens, April 22nd- September 30th

Finally Friday on the Square, Laurens (every Friday), April 28th-August 25th

Harlem Globetrotters, Greenville, April 1st

iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival, Greenville, April st

Zoom through the Zoo 5k, Greenville, April 1st 

Corn Hole Derby, Travelers Rest, April 1st

Paws for Celebration, Pickens, April 1st

Food From the Heart, Greenville, April 1st

City of Easley 2017 Farmer’s Market Spring Fling & Jazz Festival, Easley April 1st

Festival of Healing and Spiritual Awareness, Greenville, April 1st-2nd

Pendleton Spring Jubilee, Pendleton, April 1st-2nd 

Lock, Stock and Barrel: A Reenactment Weekend, Spartanburg, April 1st-2nd

Shalom Fest 17, Greenville, April 2nd 

Taste of the Upstate, Greenville, April 2nd 

Family Fun Day,  Spartanburg, April 6th  

Spring Skunk Music Festival, Greer, April 6th-8th 

SC State Chili Cook-off Championship, Belton, April 7th-9th

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt, Anderson, April 7th

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, April

Easter Eggtastic, Greer, April 8th

Hub City Hog Fest, Spartanburg, April 7th-8th

LoveLocalUpstate Spring Festival, Fountain Inn, April 8th

Bunny Brunch, Greenville, April 8th

Community Easter Egg Drop, Mauldin, April 8th

Festival of Eggs Spring Celebration,  Seneca, April 8th

Upstate Heart Walk, Greenville, April 8th

Color Me Pink, Anderson, April 8th

Upstate Book Project 2.0,  Spartanburg, April 8th

Community Easter Egg Hunt, Iva, April 9th

Life on Lake Summit 2017,Greenwood, April 13th

Pickens Azaela Festival, Pickens, April 14th-15th

Iron City Festival, Blacksburg, April 14th-15th 

Easter Egg Scramble, Spartanburg, April 15th

The Great EGG Venture, Simpsonville, April 15th

Anderson Jockey Lot’s 6th Annual Free Easter Event, Anderson, April 15th

Bunny Trail Hop 5k, Greenville, April 15th

Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun at Denver Downs, Anderson, April 15th

8th Annual Organic Plant Sale, Easley, April 16th

Greenville County Senior Games, Greenville, April 17th-21st

2017 Greater Clemson Music Festival, Pickens, April 20th-30th

2017 5th Anniversary Enshrinement Celebration, Greenville, April 20th

Lander Film Festival, Greenwood, April 20th-22nd

Spring 2017 Senior Health and Wellness Fair, Simpsonville, April 21st

Relay for Life Furman University, Greenville, April 21st

A Night at the Museum, Laurens, April 21st

Lakeside Art and Music Festival, Seneca, April 21st-22nd

Stone Soup Storytelling Festival, Woodruff, April 21st-23rd

Spartanburg Earth Day, Spartanburg, April 22nd 

Abbeville French Heritage Festival, Abbeville, April 22nd

Annual Wings and Wheels, Pickens, April 22nd 

Central Railroad Festival, Central, April 22nd 

Climb the Ridge, Marietta, April 22nd 

Firing on Fort Sumter, Spartanburg, Aprill 22nd

Issaquenna’s Last Ride, Walhalla, April 22nd 

Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival, Spartanburg, April 22nd 

Greer Goes Global International Festival, Greer, April 22nd

Ride for the Child, Easley, April 22nd

Reedy River Run and 10K, Greenville, April 22nd  

Spartanburg Earth Day Festival, Spartanburg, April 22nd

Earth Day Celebration at Chimney Rock State Park, Greenville, April 22nd 

Greater Clemson Blues Festival, Pickens, April 22nd-30th 

Trailblazer Earth Day Run,  Travelers Rest, April 25th 

Ten at the Tops 'Building Global Fluency in the Upstate' Workshop Forum, Greer, April 27th

The Children’s Museum Seuss Soiree, Greenville, April 28th 

BlueRidge Fest, Pickens, April 28th

Pulse Young Professionals Ballpark Bash, Greenville, April 28th

Main Street Sip and Stroll Wine and Beer Tasting, Laurens, April 28th 

Beach Bash Ball and Auction, Spartanburg, April 28th

Spartanburg Spring Fling, Spartanburg, April 28th-30th

TCT 5th Annual Craft Beer Festival, Greenville, April 29th

3rd Annual SC Beer Walk, Abbeville, April 29th

Oconee Memorial Hospitals March of Dimes Festival, Seneca, April 29th

Mutt Strut, Greenville, April 29th

Rat Pack Gala 2017, Easley, April 29th

Wheels for Meals, Travelers Rest, April 29th 

Riding for Relay, Abbeville, April 29th

2017 Spring Prince of Peace Gift and Craft Fair, Taylors, April 29th


May 2017

Market and Music, Pickens, April 22nd- September 30th  

Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movies, Greenville, Wednesdays (May and September)

Attractions at the Amphitheater, Historic Pickens, May 27th-August 26

Music on Main, Westminster, May-October (1st Friday)

The Great Anderson County Fair, Anderson, May 4th-14th

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, Greenville (every Thursday)  March 16th-August 25th

Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville (every Friday), March 17th-September 29th

Live Music at Art Crossing, Greenville (every Saturday)  

Music on Main, Spartanburg (every Thursday)  

Music by the Lake, Greenille, May 25th-August 3rd

Jazz on the Square, Spartanburg (every Friday)

Music on the Market, Easley (every Friday), May 6-June 24 

TD Saturday Market, Greenville (every Saturday), May 7-October 29th

Finally Friday on the Square, Laurens (final Friday of each month), April -August

Coaches 4 Character Tee It Up Golf Tournament, Greenville, May 1st

Kids Classic Golf Tournament, Greenville, May 2nd

2017 Spring Golf Outing, Easley, May 2nd

Taste of Anderson, Anderson, may 2nd

America’s Race to Space, Greenville, May 3rd

Abbeville Spring Festival, Abbeville,  May 4th-6th

Caribbean Crush, Greenville, May 5th 

Project Host BBQ Cook-off and Festival, Greenville, May 5th-6th 

Mayfest Art of Living, Walhalla, May 5th-6th 

 Annual Strawberry Festival, Anderson, May 5th-6th 

Greer Family Fest, Greer, May 5th-6th

Strawberry Festival, Greenville, May 6th

Reedy River Duck Derby, Greenville, May 6th 

Spring Express and Community-Wide Yard Sale, Iva, May 6th

A Smithsonian Exhibit: The Way We Worked, Pickens, May 6th-June 18th

30th Annual Horse Show, Fountain Inn, May 6th

Tamassee Craft Beer Festival, May 6th (Seneca), May 7th (Salem)

2nd Annual Rotary Club Charities Cup, Greenville, May 8th

11th Annual Celebration and Grants Presentation, Greenville, May 9th 

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, Greenville, May 10th

Spartanburg Go Red for Women Luncheon, Greenville, May 11 

Dick Brooks Honda Invitational Golf Tournament, Greenville, May 12th 

Annual Sippin’ In Simpsonville, A Main Street Wine Tasting, Simpsonville, May 12th 

Artisphere, Greenville, May 12th-14th 

Stamp Out Hunger, Greenville, May 13th

Caribbean Chillers: A Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, Simpsonville, May 13th

Cruizin in Classics Car Show, Iva, May 13th

Spartanburg Downtown Criterium Bicycle Race, Spartanburg, May 13th

The Assaults on Mt Mitchell and Marion, Spartanburg, May 15th 

The Fair at Heritage Park, Simpsonville, May 18th-28th 

Greenville Greek Festival, Greenville, 18th-21st 

BMW Pro-Am, Greenville,  May 19th-20th 

Relay for Life Greer, Greer, May 19th

Relay for Life Greenville, Greenville, May 19th

Endangered Species Day, Greenville, May 19th  

Rhythm on the Rails, Clinton, May 19th-20th 

Mountains to Mainstreet Race, Seneca May 19th-21st

Festival of Arts, Clemson, May 20th

Great Strides Greenville, Greenville, May 20th 

Southern Arts & Crafts, Pickens, May 20th

Transformation Breakfast, Greenville, May 23rd 

Upstate Shaespeare Festival, Greenville, May 25th-July 30th

Fair at Heritage Park,  Simpsonville, runs through May 28th

Brew in the Zoo, Greenville, May 26th 

Food Truck Rollout, Greer, May 26th

Senecafest, Seneca, May 26th-27th 

Catfish Festival, Ware Shoals, May 26th-27th

Plum Hollow Alternative Music Festival, Campobello, May 26th-28th

Long Creek Music Festival, Long Creek, May 26th-28th

Gallabrae-Greenville Scottish Games, Greenville, May 27th 

5th Annual Take Flight 5k, Greenville, May 27th

Rally in the Valley, Clemson, May 27th

Military through the Ages, Gaffney, May 27th-28th

Memorial Day Weekend Family Fun, Chimney Rock, May 27-29th


June 2017

Market and Music, Pickens, April 22nd-September 30th  

Music by the Lake, Greenille, May 25th-August 3rd

Attractions at the Amphitheater, Historic Pickens, May 27th-August 26 

Finally Friday on the Square, Laurens,  (Final Friday of each month) April-August 

Attraction at the Amphitheater, Pickens, June through August (every Saturday )

Mauldin Downtown Market, Mauldin, June-August (every Saturday)

Music on Main, Westminster, May-October (1st Friday )  

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, Greenville (every Thursday)  March 16th-August 25th

Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays, Greenville (every Friday) March 17th-September 29th 

Movie Night in Wren Park, Anderson, June-December ( third Friday)

Live Music at Art Crossing, Greenville (Every Saturday)  

SAFi Summer Music Series, Simpsonville, (every Friday June-August 11th)

Music on Main, Spartanburg, June (every Thursday)

Moonlight Movies, Greer, June 1st- July 27th (every Thursday)

Music on the Market, Easley, May 6-June 24 (every Friday)

Scansource Reedy River Concert, June-August (every Wednesday)

TD Saturday Market, Greenville, May 7-October 29th 

15 Year Celebrtion Low Country Boil, Greer, June 1st

SC Festival: "50 Blooming Years Exhibit & Anniversary Celebration, Greenwood, June 1st

Piggin in the Park, Woodruff, June 2nd-3rd

Sparkle City Rhythm and Ribs Festival, June 2nd-3rd

South Carolina Festival of Flowers, Greenwood, June 2nd-4th 

Miracle Hill Challenge, Greenville, June 3rd

Super Hero Cycle, Greer, June 3rd

Ladies Golf Event, Greenville, June 5th 

Fun in the Sun Festival, West Union, June 10th

Aviation Expo, Greenwood, June 10th

Upstate Farm Tour, Greenville, June 10th-11th

John's War on Lymphoma, Anderson, June 10th

2017 Village Project Saturday Market, Greer, June 10th

NatGas Road Rally, Spartanburg, June 13th

Mighty Moo Festival, Cowpens, June 14th-17th 

Project Host Community Dinner, Greenville, June 15th 

Chautauqua History Alive Festival, Greenville, June 16th-25th 

Americana & Folk Festival at Hagood Mill, Pickens June 17th 

Sesame Street Live, Greenville, Jun 16th-18th

DayStrong Golf for Relief, Greer, June 19th

World Giraffe Day, Greenville, June 21st 

The Longest Day, A Sunset Celebration, Simpsonville, June 21st

2017 Greenville Spring Beads and Jewelry Show, Easley, June 24th-25th

SC Ag+Art Tour,  Union, June 24th-25th

Freedom Blast at Greer City Park, Greer, June 24th 

Superhero Adventures, Spartanburg, June 26th-30th

4th Annual Samual Lander Golf Classic, Greenwood, June 27th

2017 SC Festival of Stars, Ninety Six, June 29th-July 1

Patriotic Concert with Sparkle City Brass Quintet, Landrum, June 29th