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!
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 | Art in the Park: Ninety-Six National Historic Site
- Date: -
- Location: Arts and Visitors Center at the Federal Building
120 Main Street
Greenwood, South Carolina 29646
Exhibit Description: Art in the Park features a series of plein air paintings produced by regional artists onsite at the Ninety-Six National Historic Site. On view in the art education gallery through October 31, the exhibit features 11 works on paper, canvas and panel which highlight the notable Logan Log Cabin and the beauty of Star Fort during the summer season. The featured artists include Alice Lewis, Dana Gonzalez, Elizabeth Snipes-Rochester, Eric Williams, Helen Hutson, Judy McGraw, Karen Johnson, Kymberly Day, Peggy Day, Rick Goohs and Virginia Pulver.
Exhibit Duration: September 18 - October 31, 2019
Exhibit Reception: Friday, October 11 @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm - FREE & OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY
The Arts Center will host a joint reception to celebrate exhibits on view in both the main gallery and the art education gallery during the month of October. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided.
Exhibit Contact: Jennifer A. Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org | 864.388.7800