Explore family friendly events, theatres, galleries, concerts, nightlife, things to do, and more in the Greenville, SC and Upstate areas.

Friday, August 26, 2022
Grandfather by Night
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Grandfather Mountain
Grandfather Mountain's ridgeline at night under a full moon.

Explore Grandfather Mountain after hours with your own guides. You’ll discover some of the nighttime wonders through the park, while stopping at its most significant sites. Watch a stunning Grandfather sunset, and experience the mountain as never before!

This event costs $50 for general admission and $42 for members of Grandfather Mountain’s Bridge Club. Registration opens here July 26.

Saturday, August 27, 2022
Downtown Spartanburg Walking Tour: Greenville Newcomers Tour
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am
Spartanburg sc

Downtown Walking Tour begins promptly at 10:30am at the Zimmerelli Plaza of the Chapman Cultural Center and ends at the Spartanburg Regional History Museum. Parking is available at the Chapman Cultural Center.

Did you know Elvis Presley once performed in Spartanburg? Or there were sit-ins at the Woolworth’s and Kress lunch counters? Or what happened to the granite stones that once paved Spartanburg’s streets?

Tickets $10
Pre-Registration is Required!

Tickets are non-transferable and redeemable on the event date only.
Tours are held rain or shine unless severe weather is noted in which case ticket holders are informed via email ([email protected]) of delays or cancellations.

Locals and visitors alike enjoy a morning stroll through historic downtown Spartanburg. Did you know Elvis Presley once performed in Spartanburg? That there were sit-ins at the Woolworth’s and Kress lunch counters? Or what happened to the granite stones that once paved Spartanburg’s streets? Register today for an upcoming tour!

Friday, September 2, 2022
Downtown Spartanburg Walking Tour: Greenville Newcomers Tour
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am
Spartanburg sc

Downtown Walking Tour begins promptly at 10:30am at the Zimmerelli Plaza of the Chapman Cultural Center and ends at the Spartanburg Regional History Museum. Parking is available at the Chapman Cultural Center.

Did you know Elvis Presley once performed in Spartanburg? Or there were sit-ins at the Woolworth’s and Kress lunch counters? Or what happened to the granite stones that once paved Spartanburg’s streets?

Tickets $10
Pre-Registration is Required!

Tickets are non-transferable and redeemable on the event date only.
Tours are held rain or shine unless severe weather is noted in which case ticket holders are informed via email ([email protected]) of delays or cancellations.

Locals and visitors alike enjoy a morning stroll through historic downtown Spartanburg. Did you know Elvis Presley once performed in Spartanburg? That there were sit-ins at the Woolworth’s and Kress lunch counters? Or what happened to the granite stones that once paved Spartanburg’s streets? Register today for an upcoming tour!

First Fridays Gallery Crawl
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greenville Area Galleries and Venues

First Fridays invites you to navigate Greenville’s visual arts scene each month as galleries and venues are open to the public from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. There are a number of resources on this page to help you plan your route. First, you can sign up for our eblast list to receive gallery highlights in your inbox each month before the event. Second, you can visit our maps to find the main areas where the galleries are located. Lastly, our gallery directory contains contact information and directions through Google Maps to each location.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Upcountry History Museum Drop-in Tours
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Upcountry History Museum

Interested in Upcountry history?

Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history.

Drop-In Tours will occur on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through 2021.

All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Drop-In Tours are included with your general admission.

Friday, October 7, 2022
First Fridays Gallery Crawl
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greenville Area Galleries and Venues

First Fridays invites you to navigate Greenville’s visual arts scene each month as galleries and venues are open to the public from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. There are a number of resources on this page to help you plan your route. First, you can sign up for our eblast list to receive gallery highlights in your inbox each month before the event. Second, you can visit our maps to find the main areas where the galleries are located. Lastly, our gallery directory contains contact information and directions through Google Maps to each location.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Upcountry History Museum Drop-in Tours
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Upcountry History Museum

Interested in Upcountry history?

Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history.

Drop-In Tours will occur on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through 2021.

All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Drop-In Tours are included with your general admission.

Friday, November 4, 2022
First Fridays Gallery Crawl
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greenville Area Galleries and Venues

First Fridays invites you to navigate Greenville’s visual arts scene each month as galleries and venues are open to the public from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. There are a number of resources on this page to help you plan your route. First, you can sign up for our eblast list to receive gallery highlights in your inbox each month before the event. Second, you can visit our maps to find the main areas where the galleries are located. Lastly, our gallery directory contains contact information and directions through Google Maps to each location.

Friday, December 2, 2022
First Fridays Gallery Crawl
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greenville Area Galleries and Venues

First Fridays invites you to navigate Greenville’s visual arts scene each month as galleries and venues are open to the public from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. There are a number of resources on this page to help you plan your route. First, you can sign up for our eblast list to receive gallery highlights in your inbox each month before the event. Second, you can visit our maps to find the main areas where the galleries are located. Lastly, our gallery directory contains contact information and directions through Google Maps to each location.

Friday, January 6, 2023
First Fridays Gallery Crawl
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greenville Area Galleries and Venues

First Fridays invites you to navigate Greenville’s visual arts scene each month as galleries and venues are open to the public from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. There are a number of resources on this page to help you plan your route. First, you can sign up for our eblast list to receive gallery highlights in your inbox each month before the event. Second, you can visit our maps to find the main areas where the galleries are located. Lastly, our gallery directory contains contact information and directions through Google Maps to each location.