Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Several upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.
Event organizers can contact us to update their event’s information.

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Friday, November 27, 2020
Angel Tree
Nov 27 all-day
Online and in person drop off

Every Child Deserves a Merry Christmas

Every year, The Salvation Army of Greenville provides Christmas gifts to more than 1,500 children through the Angel Tree program. In the tri-county area (Greenville, Pickens and Oconee Counties), The Salvation Army serves over 2,500 children! Without Angel Tree, many of these children would otherwise have very little or nothing to open on Christmas morning. However, thanks to our generous community, these Angels will have a merry Christmas! Angel Tree gives individuals and partnering corporations an opportunity to “adopt” less fortunate children and provide them with personalized gifts and necessities. Because all Salvation Army Angels are not served by other holiday assistance programs, donors can be confident their gifts go directly, and without excessive overhead, to children who are truly in need. Click here for more information about how to apply for Angel Tree Christmas assistance.

Want to “Adopt” an Angel?

If you’re looking to adopt an Angel, you will have a few different options! Learn more below:

Adopt Angels Online

  • This Christmas, you can shop for an Angel Tree tag virtually! Once you adopt your Angel online, your digital tag will be emailed to you. This tag will list your Angel’s wish list, clothing sizes, etc., so you can start shopping! Ready to adopt an Angel? Click here!
  • Once you finish shopping for your Angel, place all your Angel’s items together in a bag and mark the bag with your Angel’s name and number (ex. Bobby, GVL1900). Please return your Angel’s bag to the specified drop-off locations:
    • Greenville Convention Center
      • Address: 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
      • Drop-off Days: December 1-4; December 7-9 (Please do not drop off toys at the Greenville Convention Center prior to December 1!)
      • Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM
    • The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
      • Address: 424 Westfield Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      • Drop-off Days: November 13 through December 9
      • Hours: See all Kroc Center hours here.
  • Questions about your tag? Email us here.

Adopt an Angel at a Participating Walmart Location

  • You can adopt a physical Angel Tree tag at participating Walmarts this Christmas! Stop by the Walmart Supercenter on Pelham to adopt an Angel today.

Adopt 4 or More Angels

  • If you represent an organization (church, school, business, etc.) looking to host an Angel Tree at your location OR to adopt 4 or more Angels, please email us here for more information.

Shop our Online Angel Tree Registries

Christmas at Biltmore
Nov 27 2020 – Jan 10 2021 all-day
Biltmore

November 6, 2020 – January 10, 2021

A daytime visit to Biltmore is a feast for the senses, featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of thousands of ornaments, from Biltmore House to Antler Hill Village!

Check with us for hours of operation.

Flat Rock Playhouse Community Champion Giveaway
Nov 27 all-day
Online

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              Community Champion Giveaway. A way to give thanks this
              holiday season. Flat Rock Playhouse logo.

This holiday season, we are profoundly grateful to the community members who have worked tirelessly during this challenging year to keep their families, friends, and neighbors safe, fed, and cared for. That’s why Flat Rock Playhouse is spreading some extra holiday cheer with a Community Champion Giveaway!

Nominate an exceptional individual who has gone above and beyond to help others this year.  Once completed, your nominee will be entered to win one complimentary link to A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas: A Virtual Production running Nov. 30 – Dec. 20. Contest runs for one month: 11/13 through 12/13.

Volunteer for Christmas in Greer Station!
Nov 27 all-day
Greer Relief
Volunteer for Christmas in Greer Station!
Help Greer Relief provide Christmas cheer safely during Christmas in Greer Station festivities. Volunteers are needed to safely serve s’mores, marshmallows, and hot chocolate on December 4th. On December 6th, Greer Relief will have hand sanitation and mask stations throughout the Greer Christmas Parade route. Volunteer support is needed to man these stations and help with other parade activities.

West End Events at Flour Field Available for Holidays
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
West End Events at Fluor Field

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Welcome to West End Events at Fluor Field, the perfect place to have a unique, exciting, delicious, and safe holiday event.

West End Events will work with you to offer a completely turn-key event at the ballpark, along with our highly trained, superb Executive Chef, Wilbert Sauceda.

In other words, you can have your ballpark, and eat well too. We can make your event as high-end or as casual as you’d like. Our beautiful settings and delicious food and beverages; combined with the outstanding service we insist upon add up to a party that might erase just a little of the ordeal of 2020.

Our venue is spacious and allows for safe distancing, without sacrificing any of the fun and festivity.

This is the year to try something different. And in a year that had few,
if any, rewards, let your holiday party be a standout.

“White Christmas – The Exhibition”
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Upcountry History Museum

In December of 1941, seventeen days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Bing Crosby made the first live radio performance of a new song called “White Christmas.” Crosby’s unforgettable voice, singing what would become one of the most iconic Christmas songs ever written, went almost unnoticed in the flurry of activity around the United States entry into World War II.
The song had been created by songwriter Irving Berlin, a Jewish Russian immigrant. Its nostalgic view of an ideal snowy northeastern Christmas had to wait until the August 1942 release of the movie Holiday Inn before its popularity would take off. Within a month of the film’s premiere, sheet music and record sales propelled “White Christmas” to the top of the Hit Parade music chart for 10 weeks beginning in November 1942. From that point on, “White Christmas” became an instant classic and one of the most patriotic songs of World War II.
The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1942 and was such a hit, that Berlin decided to write an entire movie around it.
Prior to the film’s release in the fall of 1954, Variety wrote that “White Christmas should be a natural at the box office…with a hot ensemble including Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, and an Irving Berlin score.” Variety was right; White Christmas became the highest grossing film of 1954 and the highest grossing musical film of all-time.
The Upcountry History Museum in partnership with the Rosemary Clooney Museum, Augusta, Kentucky and a private collector, will host, “White Christmas – The Exhibition” in the fall of 2020. Greenville, South Carolina will be the second U.S. city to host the 2000 square foot exhibit.
Original “White Christmas” film costumes created by legendary designer Edith Head, props, sheet music, cast member’s personal memorabilia, archival materials, replica backdrops and more will invite visitors to experience first-hand the musical genius of Irving Berlin and the making of this beloved holiday film about two WWII veterans who team up with a singing sister duo to save a faltering Vermont lodge owned by the veteran’s former commanding officer
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas A Virtual Production  On Sale Now
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Online

The tradition continues with A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas. For the past four years, we have been able to celebrate the holidays with our community and beloved patrons through our Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas productions. This year, we are all celebrating the holidays a little differently, so we’re bringing the Christmas show to your home! Experience the magic and merriment with your favorite Vagabonds on stage and around town. This year’s one-of-a-kind production was filmed on the Rock and in Hendersonville and captures the spirit of the holidays like never before with dancing on Main Street, fireside singing, stunning performances on stage, and a virtually connected chorus. Featuring favorites old and new like “White Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” “Carol of the Bells,” “This Christmas,” and many more.

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas, A Virtual Production was filmed on location at Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, Flat Rock Playhouse, Kanuga Conference Center, and Main Street in Hendersonville. Filming adhered to all state and county guidelines regarding Covid-19.

Books to Get You in the Holiday Spirit
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Fiction Addiction
Lowcountry Boughs of Holly
By Susan M. Boyer
Local author! Signed copies will be available!
Zanna’s Gift
By Orson Scott Card

We are open to the public! Hours: M-F: 10am-5:30pm, Sat: 11am-4pm. Per 10/12/20 city ordinance, both customers and employees are required to wear masks in our store. We offer curbside pickup and mail-order as an alternative option for those who cannot wear a mask.

Holiday Artisan Market
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists Collective | Spartanburg

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Artists Collective | Spartanburg is getting ready for the holiday season by planning a Holiday Artisan Market for Nov.3 – Dec. 26. The intention is to provide a safe space for locals to shop for unique holiday gifts over a longer-than-usual time frame – Nov. 3 – Dec. 26. The event will take place primarily in the largest of the Collective’s three galleries, The Solomon Gallery, and will feature a wide variety of works made by 37 of the collective’s member artists.

Annual Black Friday Give Back Sale Borderlands Comics and Games
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Borderlands Comics and Games

Join us for our Annual Black Friday Give Back Sale November 27-29. Bring in 10 cans of food for Harvest Hope Food Bank and get an additional 10% off of most sale prices!! More info coming soon! #BlackFriday #GiveBack #YeahThatGreenville #SupportLocalGVL #BorderlandsComicsandGames

Holiday Hours Ice on Main
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Ice On Main

Wednesday, November 25 11 AM – 10 PM
Thanksgiving Day, November 26 2 PM – 9 PM
Friday, November 27 11 AM – 10 PM
Christmas Eve, December 24 11 AM – 7 PM
Christmas Day, December 25 CLOSED
New Year’s Eve, December 31 11 AM – 10 PM
New Year’s Day, January 1 11 AM – 10 PM
Martin Luther King Day, January 18 11 AM – 10 PM
November Punk Flea Market
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Greenville Shrine Club

Join us November 27th, 28th & 29th as we take over Greenville for Black Friday weekend and our longest event yet! There will be many vendors… DIY sellers and artists! We have a lot of fun planned for the weekend. If you are a fan of weirdo art, vinyl records, vintage clothes or possibly a collector of strange and unusual things, this event is for you!
FRIDAY November 27th from 12p-7pm
(11am early entry available for Friday)
SATURDAY November 28th from 12p-7pm
SUNDAY November 29th from 12p-7pm
-This event is ALL AGES.
-The café will be open.
-Bar stocked by Pabst and Birds Fly South.
-All vendors accept cash and most take cards. There is an ATM on site.
Admission:
$5 at the door // Children 12 & under FREE.
$10 early entry from 11am ’til 12p on Saturday.
*MASKS & SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED!
*HAND SANITIZER STATION AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE VENUE!
*IF YOU ARE NOT FEELING WELL, PLEASE JOIN US NEXT TIME!
What kinda stuff can you expect to find here?….
VINTAGE CLOTHES, TOYS, ORIGINAL ART, TAXIDERMY, HANDMADE JEWELRY, RETRO VIDEO GAMES, COMIC BOOKS, VINYL RECORDS/CASSETTES/CDS, VHS, HORROR/B-MOVIE MEMORABILIA, ODDITIES! …and so much more!
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We are in search of new vendors! We want DIY sellers with Punk Junk! Clean out your closet and dust off your records, get the skateboard out from under your bed. Someone else wants it and you could use the $.
So ya wanna sell yer junk?…
If you are interested in being a vendor you must pre-register. We will sign up vendors in the order we receive confirmation. If you are interested please send an email to [email protected] for info and approval. Space is limited and will fill fast so don’t sleep on this!
Candlelight Christmas Evenings at Biltmore
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm
Biltmore

Candlelight, firelight and live music bring holiday warmth to Biltmore House’s extravagant holiday décor during these nighttime tours. Candlelight Christmas Evenings include a self-guided candlelight tour of Biltmore House, next-day visit to the gardens, Antler Hill Village and Biltmore Winery. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings.

Tickets may be purchased at www.biltmore.com or by phone (800-411-3812).

Holiday Lights Safari 2020
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hollywild Animal Park

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Drive through millions of sparkling Holiday Lights decorating our nearly 100 acre animal park. Snap that selfie with a zebra, camel, or one of many animals waiting to meet you. Finish your evening off with a drive through the peaceful nativity area and more lights displays before heading home.  For an additional $10 (a separate ticket or payable at the gate) you can drive through our expanded Enchanted Deer Forest where you hand-feed animals (animal food provided) from the comfort of your car.  There you can see and feed Sika and Fallow Deer, zebra, donkeys, and other gentle hoofstock.

 

Holiday Lights Safari hours:

Drive Through Open November 20th – January 2nd 6:00 – 9:00

Extended hours on the following dates:

Dec 4th, 5th (Friday, Saturday) 6:00 – 10:00

Dec 11th, 12th (Friday, Saturday) 6:00 – 10:00

Dec 18th – 23rd (Friday – Wednesday) 6:00 – 10:00

Dec 23rd – Jan 2nd 6:00-9:00

 

Open Christmas Eve, Christmas Night, New Years Eve & New Years Day!

Upstate Holiday Light Show
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Greenville Pickens Speedway

Drive through a nighttime Christmas wonderland as 32 million colors set the sky ablaze, synchronized to the music of your favorite holiday classics.

Take your time. Park and enjoy. The show lasts 30 minutes, but drive around the track as many times as you’d like!

Santa Land and Ice Skating will be closed due to COVID-19, but you can enjoy feeding animals from your car in our drive-thru Petting Zoo! We are open rain or shine, 7 days a week!

Open through December 31st (7 days a week)

Sun-Thurs 6pm-10pm
Fri & Sat 6pm-11pm

Tune radio to:

Kids Show – 92.1FM
Traditional – 104.3FM

(Includes Light Show & Petting Zoo)

GENERAL ADMISSION
Cars, Minivans, Trucks or SUVS – $30
Passenger Vans – $75
Buses – $100

FAST PASS
Rates vary. See online booking options for details.

Saturday, November 28, 2020
Angel Tree
Nov 28 all-day
Online and in person drop off

Every Child Deserves a Merry Christmas

Every year, The Salvation Army of Greenville provides Christmas gifts to more than 1,500 children through the Angel Tree program. In the tri-county area (Greenville, Pickens and Oconee Counties), The Salvation Army serves over 2,500 children! Without Angel Tree, many of these children would otherwise have very little or nothing to open on Christmas morning. However, thanks to our generous community, these Angels will have a merry Christmas! Angel Tree gives individuals and partnering corporations an opportunity to “adopt” less fortunate children and provide them with personalized gifts and necessities. Because all Salvation Army Angels are not served by other holiday assistance programs, donors can be confident their gifts go directly, and without excessive overhead, to children who are truly in need. Click here for more information about how to apply for Angel Tree Christmas assistance.

Want to “Adopt” an Angel?

If you’re looking to adopt an Angel, you will have a few different options! Learn more below:

Adopt Angels Online

  • This Christmas, you can shop for an Angel Tree tag virtually! Once you adopt your Angel online, your digital tag will be emailed to you. This tag will list your Angel’s wish list, clothing sizes, etc., so you can start shopping! Ready to adopt an Angel? Click here!
  • Once you finish shopping for your Angel, place all your Angel’s items together in a bag and mark the bag with your Angel’s name and number (ex. Bobby, GVL1900). Please return your Angel’s bag to the specified drop-off locations:
    • Greenville Convention Center
      • Address: 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
      • Drop-off Days: December 1-4; December 7-9 (Please do not drop off toys at the Greenville Convention Center prior to December 1!)
      • Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM
    • The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
      • Address: 424 Westfield Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      • Drop-off Days: November 13 through December 9
      • Hours: See all Kroc Center hours here.
  • Questions about your tag? Email us here.

Adopt an Angel at a Participating Walmart Location

  • You can adopt a physical Angel Tree tag at participating Walmarts this Christmas! Stop by the Walmart Supercenter on Pelham to adopt an Angel today.

Adopt 4 or More Angels

  • If you represent an organization (church, school, business, etc.) looking to host an Angel Tree at your location OR to adopt 4 or more Angels, please email us here for more information.

Shop our Online Angel Tree Registries

Flat Rock Playhouse Community Champion Giveaway
Nov 28 all-day
Online

Gift box on wooden table. Text:
              Community Champion Giveaway. A way to give thanks this
              holiday season. Flat Rock Playhouse logo.

This holiday season, we are profoundly grateful to the community members who have worked tirelessly during this challenging year to keep their families, friends, and neighbors safe, fed, and cared for. That’s why Flat Rock Playhouse is spreading some extra holiday cheer with a Community Champion Giveaway!

Nominate an exceptional individual who has gone above and beyond to help others this year.  Once completed, your nominee will be entered to win one complimentary link to A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas: A Virtual Production running Nov. 30 – Dec. 20. Contest runs for one month: 11/13 through 12/13.

Volunteer for Christmas in Greer Station!
Nov 28 all-day
Greer Relief
Volunteer for Christmas in Greer Station!
Help Greer Relief provide Christmas cheer safely during Christmas in Greer Station festivities. Volunteers are needed to safely serve s’mores, marshmallows, and hot chocolate on December 4th. On December 6th, Greer Relief will have hand sanitation and mask stations throughout the Greer Christmas Parade route. Volunteer support is needed to man these stations and help with other parade activities.

‘Burg Bound: A Stay-At-Home Holiday Concert
Nov 28 @ 7:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:45 pm
Online

A musical feast of the coming season’s most beloved carols and tunes to be shared while our families are gathered together at home. This online concert will feature ensemble performances by Spartanburg Philharmonic musicians, appearances by members of the Spartanburg community, and a special presentation of the family-favorite story Twas The Night Before Christmas set to a dazzling score.

Program:

  • Jingle Bells

  • O Christmas Tree

  • Fantasia on Greensleeves (featuring our two flutes)

  • Nutcracker, Pas de Deux from the Second Act
    featuring a special performance by Ballet Spartanburg

  • Silent Night
    featuring guest soloist Simone Mack-Orr, vocials

  • Ashokan Farewell
    featuring Kristin Scott Benson, banjo & Callie Brennan, violin

  • Gesù Bambino
    featuring Mark Coolidge, vocals & Brennan Szafron, organ

  • Frosty The Snowman
    featuring Mark Coolidge, vocals

  • Twas the Night Before Christmas
    featuring a special performance by Spartanburg Little Theatre and
    narrated by Dr. Russell Booker

  • Christmas Day by Gustav Holst

  • 12 Days of Christmas

  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas

  • And much, much more!

West End Events at Flour Field Available for Holidays
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
West End Events at Fluor Field

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Welcome to West End Events at Fluor Field, the perfect place to have a unique, exciting, delicious, and safe holiday event.

West End Events will work with you to offer a completely turn-key event at the ballpark, along with our highly trained, superb Executive Chef, Wilbert Sauceda.

In other words, you can have your ballpark, and eat well too. We can make your event as high-end or as casual as you’d like. Our beautiful settings and delicious food and beverages; combined with the outstanding service we insist upon add up to a party that might erase just a little of the ordeal of 2020.

Our venue is spacious and allows for safe distancing, without sacrificing any of the fun and festivity.

This is the year to try something different. And in a year that had few,
if any, rewards, let your holiday party be a standout.