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! 


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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.

Shrek Auditions

Greenwood Community Theater  is proud to announce that it will hold auditions for Shrek the Musical, sponsored by Bacot and Padgett and Directed by Ryan Hewitt on May 3rd & 4th (Ages 14 and up) at the Theatre (110 Main Street).  May 3rd, audition registration begins at 2:00 and auditions will begin at 3:15PM.   May 4th, audition registration begins at 5:30 and auditions will begin at 6:45PM. Doors will close for auditions promptly at 3:15PM on the 3rd and 6:45PM on the 4thLatecomers are not guaranteed to be seen.

Auditions for Young Fiona for girls ages 7-13 will be on April 27th with Registration from 5:30-6:30 and Auditions starting at 6:45PM.  PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONLY ONE ROLE FOR A GIRL AGE 7-13.

Rehearsals will begin on May 5th with Performances June 19-28, 2015. Please come prepared to list all conflicts from May 5th-June 9th, with no conflicts being allowed from June 10th- June 28th.

The director is looking to cast an ensemble of 20-30 people to fill all roles.  Because Shrek the Musical is a high energy musical comedy with song styles from Motown to Classic Broadway, all characters need to dance and sing.  Tap dance experience is a plus.  We will also be looking for people who can move well and follow direction well to serve as puppeteers.  For more information, please call the box office (864-229-5704) or visit our website (greenwoodcommunitytheatre.com).  Auditions forms may also be found on our website.

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