Upstate Annual Events and Festivals

August 2014

Williamston Spring Water Festival, August 23rd - 24th

Labor Day Family Fun Festival, Simpsonville, August 29th - 31st

September 2014

52nd South Carolina Apple Festival, Westminster, September 5th - 6th

Uniquely Union Festival - September 12th - 13th

Splashdown Festival, Clinton, Dates to be determined

Founders Day Festival Music, Pickens, September 14th

Rudy's 16th Annual Bluegrass Festival in the Woods, Belton, September 18th - 20th

Euphoria, Greenville, September 18th - 21st

AutumnFest at the Market, Greenville, September 19th - 20th

National Hunting and Fishing Day at Duke's World of Energy, Seneca, September 20th

Pickens County's Seventeenth Annual Ole Time Fiddler's Convention with the Second Annual South Carolina State Fiddling Championship at Hagood Mill, Pickens, September 20th

City of Mauldin BBQ and Family Festival, Mauldin, September 26th - 27th

Denver Downs Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, Anderson, September 26th 

Due West Fall Festival, September 27th

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 2014

Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair, Fair Play, September 30th - October 5th

Moonshiner's Reunion and Mountain Music Festival, Campobello, October 2nd

Albino Skunk Music Fest, Greer, October 2nd - 4th

FestiFall Friday Night Lantern Tours, Roebuck,October 3rd-5th

Upstate Revolutionary War Weekend, Gaffney, October 3rd - 7th

Squealin' on the Square, Laurens, October 3rd- 4th

Greer Station Oktoberfest, Greer, October 4th

Annual Aunt Het Family Fall Festival, Fountain Inn, October 4th

Spartanburg International Festival, Spartanburg,October 4th

Belton Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival, Belton, October 4th

Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, Blacksburg, October 4th - 7th

Piedmont Interstate Fair, Spartanburg, October 6th - 12th

Fall for Greenville, Greenville, October 10th-12th

Balloons Over Anderson Hot Air Balloon Festival, Anderson, October 10th - 12th

Annual Autumn Candlelight Tour, Ninety Six, October 11th

The 36th Annual Pumpkin Festival, Pickens, October 11th

Pumpkintown Pumpkin Festival, Pumpkintown, October 12th

Oktoberfest, Greenwood, October 16th

Euro Auto Festival, Greer, October 17th - 18th

Walhalla Oktoberfest, Walhalla, October 17th

Boo in the Zoo, Greenville, October 17th - 19th & 24th - 26th

Sugarfoot Festival, Honea Path, October 17th - 18th

Fall Harvest Festival in Pendleton, Pendleton, October 18th

Annual Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival, Pickens, October 18th 

Upper South Carolina State Fair, Easley, October 23rd - November 2nd

7th Annual Greenville Rec's Enchanted Tracks, Taylors, October 23rd - 25th 

Travelers Rest: Art on the TRail, Travelers Rest, October 25th

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

Biketoberfest, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Artwalk Spartanburg, 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

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

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

November 2014

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 Chesnee Veterans Day Parade, 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

March 2015

Bridesmaid's Ball benefiting Upstate Homeless Coalition, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Return to the Green: Irish Cultural Festival, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Reedy River Run and Post-Race Party, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Hagood Mill's 6th Annual Kids Fest, Pickens, Dates to be determined

Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration, Anderson, Dates to be determined

2nd Annual BellFest, Devils Fork, Dates to be determined

Reidville Days Spring Festival, Reidville, Dates to be determined

Clemson Literary Festival, Dates to be determined

Hub City Hog Fest, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

City of Greer International Festival: Greer Goes Global, Greer, Dates to be determined

Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

International Festival at Clemson University, Clemson, Dates to be determined

April 2015

Spring Jubilee Arts & Crafts Festival, Pendelton Dates to be determined

Clemson Easter Bunny Half-Marathon, 5K and Easter Egg Hunt,  Dates to be determined

Spartanburg Parks Easter Egg Scramble, Duncan, Dates to be determined

Spartanburg Parks Tame the Tyger River Race & Festival, Spartanburg, Dates to be determined

Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee, Dates to be determined

ShalomFest'13, Greenville, Dates to be determined

The Big Buck Race Union, Dates to be determined

Pickens Azalea Festival, Dates to be determined

Iron City Festival, Blacksburg, Dates to be determined

Earth Day in South Carolina, Dates to be determined

Stone Soup Festival, Woodruff, Dates to be determined

Project Host BBQ Cook-off and Festival, Greenville, Dates to be determined

Greer Earth Day Run, Dates to be determined

Central Railroad Festival, Pickens County, Dates to be determined

The Great Anderson County Fair, Dates to be determined

May 2015

The Great Anderson County Fair, Dates to be determined

Mayberry Comes to Westminster, Dates to be determined

Abbeville's Spring Festival, Dates to be determined

Piedmont Plant and Flower Festival, Dates to be determined

Greer Family Fest, Dates to be determined

Strawberry Festival, Dates to be determined

Spartanburg Downtown Criterium Bicycle Race, Dates to be determined

Spring Fling, Dates to be determined

Liberty Automotive Showcase and Festival, Dates to be determined

Artisphere, Dates to be determined

Chattooga River Festival, Long Creek, Dates to be determined

Festival of Stars, Independence Celebration, Ninety Six, Dates to be determined

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, Dates to be determined

Greek Festival, Dates to be determined

17th Annual Blue Ridge Fest, Dates to be determined

Armed Forces Day Celebration at Hagood Mill, Dates to be determined

Greenville Urban Farm Tour,Dates to be determined

Aloft, Dates to be determined

Greenville Scottish Games, Dates to be determined

Seneca Fest, Dates to be determined

Plum Hollow Alternative Music Festival, Dates to be determined

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

Craftin' On the Square, Laurens, 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