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.

Art Exhibit | South Carolina Festival of Flowers Juried Youth Art Show 2019

Partnered By: South Carolina Festival of Flowers

Youth FOF 5327

Exhibit Description: The South Carolina Festival of Flowers Juried Youth Art Show was established in 2015, as a sanctioned event in conjunction with the festival, with funding attributed to an established endowment in the name of Virginia Self. The annual show will be on view May 30 - June 8, 2019 with monetary awards totaling $1,500. This year's show highlights pieces by 107 youth artists, grades 1 - 12, representing 17 different schools and various home-school students from within Abbeville, Clinton, Greenwood and Hodges.

Artists Include: Adalyn Fowler, Aflan Kidd, Alaina Cresswell, Alayna Bragg, Ali Bonnett, Angelina Dicola, Anika Sweet, Anna Grace Moon, Anna Kate Erickson, Anna Watson, Areli Pacheco-Elizondo, Aryanna Thompson, Aubrey Kate Munnerlyn, Ava Zou, Bailey Myers, Bradley Funderburk, Brayden Barnes, Cameron Elliot, Carter Duffie, Cat Cullens, Cat Todd, Catherine Fleming, Catherine Fleming, Chloe Ison, Chloe Todd, Christina Wise, Dewitt Smith, Dominique Smith, Ellis Kate Ackerman, Emily Bridgeman, Emily Perpetua, Estefani Santana, Eva Arnold, Evelyn Hernandez Almazon, Genna Dalrymple, Gerri Hill, Gicel Vercleflor, Hailey Justice, Hannah Nation, Hannah Pyon, Hayley Remus, Indya Southerland, Isabella Williams, Jaden Hill, Jessica Duran, Josiah Williams, Josie Van Eyk, Julia Donaghy, Julieth Dominguez, Kadence Matthews, Kaiety Threatt, Kameron Amerson, Karina Espino, Kaylin-Mahal Smith, Kian Crawford, Lana Machione, Landon Merritt, Leilani Rabon, Leland Reed, Lena Royal, Lexi Rackley, Liliana Harrison, Lily Flinn, Lily Mac Velkey, Lily Rudd, Lindsey Bush, Lisbon Lopes, Louisa Gene Smith, Lucas Tallent, Lyric Rhinehart, Madison Amerson, Madison Smith, Mary Anne Fowler, Mary Margaret Skinner, Mattison Swartzentruber, MG Morrow, Michael Floyd, Mirabel Harrison, Myka Hite, Natalee Price, Nellie Morton, Norah Jones, Paige Timmerman, Rachel Holder, Rachel Remus, Rachel Rusche, Raja Villareal, Randy Hutchinson, Rayane Thompson, Reagan Myers, Robyn Boyd, Ronnie Case, Ruth Divilbiss, Sebastian Wiecki, Seth Reynolds, Shermiyah Kelly, Spencer Smith, Stevii Randall, Sudie Clem, Susanna Frazier, Sydney Raber, Taylor Bates, T'Kyra Mumphrey, Tystasia Ruff, Will Thompson, Zaylee Landmesser and Zayne Sample

Exhibit Duration: May 30 - June 8, 2019

Exhibit Admission: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC| Business Hours: Mon-Fri (10 am - 5 pm) / Sat (10 am - 3 pm)

Exhibit Contact: artscentergwd@gmail.com | 864.388.7800

Exhibit Reception: Thursday, June 6 @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm with Awards Ceremony @ 6:00 pm (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) - refreshments will be provided  

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