Uptown Greenwood Events

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From Main Street to side streets, Uptown Greenwood is full of energy and hosts many unique events that continue to make our community a wonderful place to live, work and play.  Uptown Greenwood plays host to an eclectic mix of events all year long. From local music to flowers and BBQ, Uptown Greenwood has something for everyone! 


Spring Sizzle logo

Uptown Spring Sizzle - New for 2020-Uptown Spring Sizzle will include a concert with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a SCA sanctioned Steak Cookoff event, food vendors and more!


Festival of Flowers

Festival of Flowers - In it's 53rd year, this Festival has been a Greenwood staple longer than most of us can remember.  The Safari Topiary display on the Uptown Greenwood Square boast a uniqueness like no other. A celebration of Greenwood's rich history in flowers, this event puts the GREEN in Greenwood!



SC Festival of Discovery - As you read this sentence, you can almost smell the BBQ in the air!  In it's 17th year, the Festival of Discovery is acclaimed as one of the best BBQ & Blues events in the Southeast!


Boo Bash 

Boo Bash - Cornerstone and Uptown Greenwood, partner to encourage kids to say "boo to drugs" at our this annual event that occurs every October.  This event offers plenty of candy for the kiddos and a costume contest for every age!


Holiday Open House 

Holiday Open House -  Occurring in early November, shoppers can enjoy sales at their favorite Uptown merchants and kick off their holiday shopping.  Last year, this event boasted a wine walk in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce.



Santa on Main - SANTA!!!! In early December, Santa arrives in Uptown Greenwood just in time for pictures, cookies and milk, crafts , a pajama party, and of course checking his list twice.  This event includes FREE carriage rides at Connie Maxwell Children's Home and the always popular lighting of the Uptown Christmas Tree by Mayor Brandon Smith.


Christmas Parade 2017

Christmas Parade - Santa also makes his appearance at the annual Greenwood Christmas Parade on Main Street.  Each Parade includes it's own unique theme.  Get your applications in early...this event is one of our most popular!  Note:  The parade is ALWAYS the first Sunday in December. 


 Are you interested in hosting a special event in Uptown Greenwood?  Contact our office for assistance 864-942-8448.


On display in the Main Gallery: October 14 - November 7, 2015 

#instARTshow is a photographic collective of 300 square format prints curated entirely from online Instagram submittors. The show represents almost 60 local and national participants. Of these, there are a blend of artists, photographic professionals, amateurs and community members representing mostly towns within South Carolina. We have a handful of submitters from the North Carolina, Georgia and Florida areas included as well. We also have three feature photographers from New Mexico.  The exhibitors include Adrian Meadows, Anna Walton, Annie Holloway, Amanda B. Hix, Amber Lynne Nappier, Ashley Sardace, Bonnie Lethco, Brandon Winchester, Brandy Cessarich, Brett Hagan, Brianna Marie Ealy, Christa Hansen, Chuck Keppler, Colleen McGhee, Danielle McKelley, David Campbell, David Weathers, Elizabeth Lollis, Garrett Mallekoote, Gene Ellenberg, Haley Floyd, James Elliot, Jennifer Smith, Jeremy Long, Jim Slagle, John Alewine, Jon Holloway, Kayla Frost, Kennan Banks, Kristen Bevilaqua, Kristen Roles, Lyndi Leary, Lori Holloway, Maddy Jones, Mark Hyatt, Mary Monarch, Mary Rylander, Mary Stuart Tinkler, Melanie Fennell, Melissa Humphries, Melissa Yarchowitz, Olivia Gay, Oscar Reyes, Patrick Lutz, Roberta Weathers, Ross Hughes, Samantha Cahill, Sean Thrasher, Susan Hendley, Taylor Cowan, Tay McDublin, Wes Brooks and Zane Logan.

Wednesday, Oct. 21st, 2015

Public Reception @ 5-7 pm in gallery

InstaJAM | Songwriter's Special & Open Mic Night @ 7-9 pm in Arts Center Courtyard

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