Spartanburg’s grand old lady, the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, reopened after an extensive $10.5 million renovation, and is a great venue for entertainment. The new renovations include a new lobby, complete with custom carpeting, a specialty coffee bar, copper chandeliers, and arched skylights. The concession stand has rich oak cabinets behind the counter, and just around the corner is a new souvenir booth. Call (800) 745-3000 to order tickets.
Other Upstate Attractions
The Carolina/Sigal Music Museum, the first of its kind in the two Carolinas, is now open in the old Coca Cola Building on Heritage Green, 516 Buncombe Street in Greenville, SC.
This 50 year old miniature passenger train, housed at the Pavilion Recreation Complex, takes passengers on a memorable half-mile ride around the soccer complex. The train is a great family outing! 400 Roper Mountain Rd. Greenville, South Carolina 29615
More than 11,000 acres and 50 miles of trails connect to the Sumter National Forest with one trail leading to the Foothills Trail. This network of trails provides an excellent view of scenic vistas, including Raven Cliff Falls. Primitive trailside camping is permitted by registering with a ranger. Call Caesars Head State Park at (864) 836-6115 or Jones Gap State Park at (864) 836-3647.
The mission of Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve is to be a place for the public to come for inspiration, enjoyment and education through the study of nature. The Garden lies entirely within Spartanburg City Limits and is home to over 10,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Admission is free.
Located at the South Ramp of the Greenville Downtown Airport across from the Runway Cafe, The Military History Museum and Educational Center is dedicated to honoring veterans, preserving U.S. military history, and performing community service by collecting and restoring items in our local communities. The museum is open weekends, Sat 10-4 and Sun 12-4.
Hollywild Animal Park is located near Inman in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, one of the most scenic and culturally diverse areas of South Carolina’s Upcountry. Nestled on over 100 acres, Hollywild is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to providing an interactive and enlightening experience for our visitors as we continually improve the lives of our animals in an enriching and respectful environment.
Currently we have 5 displays running which include O, HO, N, and G scales, a 1400 sq. ft. children’s play area featuring wooden toy trains, coloring tables, a basketball arcade, corn-hole game, etc., and a museum artifact room. We now have our birthday party room available for rental. Please call or visit our website for availability, hours, and prices. We are a non-profit 501c3 organization.