Looking for food and beer festivals in Greenville, SC? Or maybe just a trivia event at a local bar? Look no further as we have your complete guide to all food and drink events.

Sunday, May 19, 2024
Rush Morgan
May 19 @ 3:00 pm
FR8yard
May 19

Rush Morgan

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Empower Hour
May 21 @ 11:30 am
YWCA of Asheville

Join us for Empower Hour, a one-hour program and facility tour where you will experience firsthand the YWCA’s work to bridge gaps in earning power, education, health & wellness and access to childcare.

Empower Hours take place twice a month on the first and third Tuesday at 11:30 am.
Lunch is served as part of our Empower Hour, so reservations are required.

To make a reservation: contact Elizabeth Alvandi, Advancement Assistant, at (828) 254-7206 ext. 103 or [email protected].

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Rick Kirby + Tony Slaughter
May 22 @ 6:30 pm
FR8yard
May 22

Rick Kirby & Tony Slaughter

Thursday, May 23, 2024
BridgeWay Farmers Market
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BridgeWay Station

Local Produce & Artisanal Goods: Explore booths overflowing with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade crafts, artisan cheeses, and more, all sourced from local growers and creators.

At Bridgeway Farmers Market, we’re more than just a place to shop; we’re a vibrant community gathering, designed to bring people together in celebration of the rich agricultural heritage of our region. Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, our market is a unique evening destination where families, foodies, and friends can connect and enjoy the best of local culture.

Friday, May 24, 2024
Hippies by the River
May 24 all-day
Events by the River

Join us for an unforgettable day of peace, love, and music at Hippies by the River! This groovy event will take place on Fri May 24 2024 – May 26 2024 at 62 Arnold Branch Rd.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 60s and 70s, as we celebrate the spirit of the counterculture movement. With live performances from talented local artists, you’ll be transported back to a time of freedom and self-expression.

At Hippies by the River, you can expect a laid-back and friendly environment where you can connect with like-minded individuals. Feel free to dress up in your favorite hippie attire, and don’t forget to bring your blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the beautiful riverside location.

Indulge in delicious food from various food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Explore the colorful market stalls filled with unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a true flower child or simply curious about the hippie culture, Hippies by the River promises a day filled with good vibes, great music, and positive energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience a groovy time!

Saturday, May 25, 2024
Greenville BBQ Trail Tour
May 25 all-day
Various Locations Greenville SC

While Downtown Greenville’s familiar culinary scene has some great BBQ options, this tour will take you outside of the city center to the places locals know and love. These are the types of joints with smoke stacks sticking out of the rooftops and white smoke billowing out of the chimneys–smoking the meats right on the premises.

The Greenville BBQ Trail tour is your opportunity to try back-to-back tastings of what are considered by many to be among the top BBQ spots in the city.

Tours include:

• Insights into each restaurant’s cooking processes and techniques
• Information about each restaurant’s history and how they got started
• Interesting information about Greenville BBQ history
• A drive through old textile mill villages
• And, of course, a chance to try generous portions of smoked meats and delicious sides

Locations we visit:

• Bucky’s Bar-B-Q
• Henry’s Smokehouse
• Mike & Jeff’s BBQ

Hippies by the River
May 25 all-day
Events by the River

Join us for an unforgettable day of peace, love, and music at Hippies by the River! This groovy event will take place on Fri May 24 2024 – May 26 2024 at 62 Arnold Branch Rd.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 60s and 70s, as we celebrate the spirit of the counterculture movement. With live performances from talented local artists, you’ll be transported back to a time of freedom and self-expression.

At Hippies by the River, you can expect a laid-back and friendly environment where you can connect with like-minded individuals. Feel free to dress up in your favorite hippie attire, and don’t forget to bring your blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the beautiful riverside location.

Indulge in delicious food from various food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Explore the colorful market stalls filled with unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a true flower child or simply curious about the hippie culture, Hippies by the River promises a day filled with good vibes, great music, and positive energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience a groovy time!

Sunday, May 26, 2024
Hippies by the River
May 26 all-day
Events by the River

Join us for an unforgettable day of peace, love, and music at Hippies by the River! This groovy event will take place on Fri May 24 2024 – May 26 2024 at 62 Arnold Branch Rd.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 60s and 70s, as we celebrate the spirit of the counterculture movement. With live performances from talented local artists, you’ll be transported back to a time of freedom and self-expression.

At Hippies by the River, you can expect a laid-back and friendly environment where you can connect with like-minded individuals. Feel free to dress up in your favorite hippie attire, and don’t forget to bring your blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the beautiful riverside location.

Indulge in delicious food from various food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Explore the colorful market stalls filled with unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a true flower child or simply curious about the hippie culture, Hippies by the River promises a day filled with good vibes, great music, and positive energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience a groovy time!

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
May Tea
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sigal Music Museum

Join Sigal Music Museum for its monthly afternoon tea on May 29, 2024, at 3:00 in the afternoon. Held in the museum, the event will feature savories, sweets, and other fancies! Reserve a table and bring your friends for an afternoon at the museum. Tickets for tea include the price of admission to the museum, so you are invited to explore their exhibits before or after the event.

A seat for tea is $25.00 per person or $100.00 to reserve a four-person table. Seating is limited to 20 maximum (5 tables). Due to our limited capacity, please note that reservations will not be held until payment has been received.

To purchase tickets by check or cash, contact our team by email at [email protected].

Please contact [email protected] to make our team aware of any food allergies at least one week prior to the tea.

*** If you are interested in bringing a larger party (5-20 persons) please contact our team to inquire about availability and make special arrangements. Again, please note that reservations will not be held until payment has been received. ***

Thursday, May 30, 2024
BridgeWay Farmers Market
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BridgeWay Station

Local Produce & Artisanal Goods: Explore booths overflowing with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade crafts, artisan cheeses, and more, all sourced from local growers and creators.

At Bridgeway Farmers Market, we’re more than just a place to shop; we’re a vibrant community gathering, designed to bring people together in celebration of the rich agricultural heritage of our region. Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, our market is a unique evening destination where families, foodies, and friends can connect and enjoy the best of local culture.

Friday, May 31, 2024
Bollywood at Sunset
May 31 @ 6:15 pm – Jun 1 @ 10:00 pm
Camperdown Plaza

This year, Upstate International (UI) is excited to host, in partnership with the Indian Association of Greenville (IAG), our 1st Bollywood at Sunset Event! Get ready to experience a night of glamour, music, and pure Bollywood extravaganza! Join us as we celebrate the vibrant culture of Indian dance under the warm glow of the setting sun.

This free event will offer a dynamic DJ (7 pm -10 pm), a light show, henna art, and much more! Prior to the DJ, there will be free Bollywood dance lessons for attendees starting at 6:15 pm. We would like to thank Group Therapy for their generosity of being the Presenting Sponsor, who will also be offering Indian dishes for that night. This is an event you don’t want to miss! So, invite your friends & family, and “Say Namaste and Dance the Night Away!”

For more info about Bollywood at Sunset, visit upstateinternational.org

Supatight with Alex Hunnicutt Duo
May 31 @ 7:00 pm
FR8yard
Supatight with Alex Hunnicutt Duo

Supatight with Alex Hunnicutt Duo

Saturday, June 1, 2024
Greenville BBQ Trail Tour
Jun 1 all-day
Various Locations Greenville SC

While Downtown Greenville’s familiar culinary scene has some great BBQ options, this tour will take you outside of the city center to the places locals know and love. These are the types of joints with smoke stacks sticking out of the rooftops and white smoke billowing out of the chimneys–smoking the meats right on the premises.

The Greenville BBQ Trail tour is your opportunity to try back-to-back tastings of what are considered by many to be among the top BBQ spots in the city.

Tours include:

• Insights into each restaurant’s cooking processes and techniques
• Information about each restaurant’s history and how they got started
• Interesting information about Greenville BBQ history
• A drive through old textile mill villages
• And, of course, a chance to try generous portions of smoked meats and delicious sides

Locations we visit:

• Bucky’s Bar-B-Q
• Henry’s Smokehouse
• Mike & Jeff’s BBQ

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Empower Hour
Jun 4 @ 11:30 am
YWCA of Asheville

Join us for Empower Hour, a one-hour program and facility tour where you will experience firsthand the YWCA’s work to bridge gaps in earning power, education, health & wellness and access to childcare.

Empower Hours take place twice a month on the first and third Tuesday at 11:30 am.
Lunch is served as part of our Empower Hour, so reservations are required.

To make a reservation: contact Elizabeth Alvandi, Advancement Assistant, at (828) 254-7206 ext. 103 or [email protected].

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Hump Day Yappy Hour
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm
FR8yard

The doggos are taking over the Yard! Dog parents, dog-friendly business owners, dog-based non-profits–basically dog enthusiasts of every stripe–are descending on FR8yard every 1st and 3rd Wednesday this Spring for live music, awesome eats & drinks, and more! We’ll issue you a $5 PUP BUCK just for bringing out your four-legged-friends … and proceeds from our special Pooch Hooch Cocktails, courtesy of Tito’s, will be benefitting the Spartanburg Humane Society. Did we mention free dog treats??? So, come join us for our Hump Day Yappy Hours and don’t forget to bring your fur babies!

Saturday, June 8, 2024
Greenville BBQ Trail Tour
Jun 8 all-day
Various Locations Greenville SC

While Downtown Greenville’s familiar culinary scene has some great BBQ options, this tour will take you outside of the city center to the places locals know and love. These are the types of joints with smoke stacks sticking out of the rooftops and white smoke billowing out of the chimneys–smoking the meats right on the premises.

The Greenville BBQ Trail tour is your opportunity to try back-to-back tastings of what are considered by many to be among the top BBQ spots in the city.

Tours include:

• Insights into each restaurant’s cooking processes and techniques
• Information about each restaurant’s history and how they got started
• Interesting information about Greenville BBQ history
• A drive through old textile mill villages
• And, of course, a chance to try generous portions of smoked meats and delicious sides

Locations we visit:

• Bucky’s Bar-B-Q
• Henry’s Smokehouse
• Mike & Jeff’s BBQ

Greenville Mimosa Festival
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fluor Field

Greenville Wine Festivals will host the first annual Greenville Mimosa Festival on Saturday, June 8 at Fluor Field at West End from 1-5 p.m.

This 21+ event will feature mimosas, brunch punch, beer and wine. All beverage tastings are included in the ticket price, and food will be available for purchase. Guests can enjoy live music from Soulution and DJ Chill Will for no additional cost.

The first 500 tickets sold online will be only $40, so don’t delay! Standard tickets are available for $50 through May 22. The ticket price will increase to $55 starting May 23. If available, guests can purchase tickets at the door on the day of the event for $65. Each ticket includes a souvenir acrylic wine glass.

To purchase tickets, head to bit.ly/4aSSnDe and follow @greenvillewinefestivals on Instagram and Facebook for updates.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Community Dinner
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm
YWCA of Asheville

Gather with your community for a FREE tasty meal, lessons on healthy eating and information on Double Up Food Bucks (a new program through SNAP)! Community Dinners are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 – 7:30 pm. FREE childcare provided.

Seating is limited. Reserve your seat online.

For more information, contact Leah Berger-Singer, Preventive Health Coordinator at (828) 254-7206 ext. 212 or [email protected].

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Greenville BBQ Trail Tour
Jun 15 all-day
Various Locations Greenville SC

While Downtown Greenville’s familiar culinary scene has some great BBQ options, this tour will take you outside of the city center to the places locals know and love. These are the types of joints with smoke stacks sticking out of the rooftops and white smoke billowing out of the chimneys–smoking the meats right on the premises.

The Greenville BBQ Trail tour is your opportunity to try back-to-back tastings of what are considered by many to be among the top BBQ spots in the city.

Tours include:

• Insights into each restaurant’s cooking processes and techniques
• Information about each restaurant’s history and how they got started
• Interesting information about Greenville BBQ history
• A drive through old textile mill villages
• And, of course, a chance to try generous portions of smoked meats and delicious sides

Locations we visit:

• Bucky’s Bar-B-Q
• Henry’s Smokehouse
• Mike & Jeff’s BBQ

Smoky Mountain Beer Run (Diesel)
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Join us for a delightful adults-only specialty train excursion, known as the Smoky Mountain Beer Run! This unique journey offers great music, delicious beer, tasty food, and unforgettable memories. Departing from our historic Bryson City Depot, the Beer Run spans approximately 3.5 hours round trip, including an hour-long layover at a local craft brewery on our rail line. Throughout the trip, guests will enjoy two samples of local craft beer on board, with a final sample awaiting them upon arrival at the layover – served directly by the brewery staff and brewmasters. It’s a perfect blend of scenic beauty and craft brews!