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.

Mary Poppins Auditions

  • Date: -  
  • Location: GCT and Abbeville Opera House

The Abbeville Opera House and Greenwood Community Theatre are pleased to announce auditions for their joint production of “Mary Poppins”, directed by Michael Genevie with Tracie Luquire serving as Assistant Director.  

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical.  There are roles for two children (ages 6-12) and many roles for teens and adults.

Auditions will be held in both Greenwood and Abbeville.  The Greenwood Auditions will take place at Greenwood Community Theatre on Sunday, May 17th.  Children ages 6-12 will audition at 2PM and ages 13 and up will audition at 4:30.  The Abbeville Auditions will take place at The Abbeville Opera House on Monday, May 18th.  Children ages 6-12 will audition at 5PM and ages 13 and up will audition at 7PM.  Please arrive a few minutes early to fill out the audition form.

Rehearsals will begin soon after auditions and will be held in both Greenwood and Abbeville

This will be the first production of Mary Poppins in the area and will run from September 11th – 27th at The Abbeville Opera House.  Tickets will go on sale in mid-Summer and are expected to sell out quickly.  For more information or questions, please call The Abbeville Opera House (864-366-2157) or Greenwood Community Theatre (864-229-5704).

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