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 Reception | YOUth block pARTy 2020 - Greenwood School District 50 Youth Art
Partnered By: The Museum & Greenwood School District 50
- Date: 03/06/2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
- Location: Arts and Visitors Center at the Federal Building
120 Main Street
Greenwood, South Carolina 29646
Exhibit Details: The Arts Center and The Museum team up for a fifth year to host a special YOUth block pARTy featuring the Greenwood School District 50 Annual Youth Art Show on display at both locations from March 4 - 20, 2020. Selected works from the elementary schools will be on display at The Museum and selected works from middle and high schools will be on display at The Arts Center.
Exhibit Admission: FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Exhibit Receptions (both venues):
Friday, March 6 @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm - The Museum (106 Main Street) | Business Hours: 10 am-5 pm (Wed - Sat)
This year's elementary show features work representing select art students from Hodges, Lakeview, Matthews, Merrywood, Pinecrest, Rice, Springfield and Woodfields.
Friday, March 6 @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm - The Arts Center (120 Main Street) | Business Hours: 10 am - 5 pm (Mon - Fri) and 10 am - 3 pm (Sat)
This year's middle and high school show features work representing select art students from Brewer, Northside, Westview, ACTS Magnet School, Greenwood and Emerald High Schools.
Reception Admission: FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - food and refreshments provided
Event Contacts: The Arts Center - Jennifer A. Smith, email@example.com, 864.953.2462 | The Museum - Nickie Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 864.229.709