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Holiday Happenings This Weekend

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Holiday Happenings, in partnership with the City of Greenville, will transform downtown Greenville into a festive destination for shopping and dining this holiday season.

Event festivities will continue through Sunday, December 10th. Event highlights include:

Live Music and Holiday Entertainment – The festive event will feature over fifty musical performances, including local bands, caroling groups and area schools. The entertainment schedule will also include caricature artists and magicians. Performances will take place in six downtown plazas beginning Friday, December 8th, through Sunday, December 10th.

Downtown Merchant Promotions – Throughout the event week, close to forty downtown shops and restaurants will offer promotional specials, how-to classes and holiday treat sampling.

Festively-Decorated Plazas – The City of Greenville, in partnership with ONE City Plaza businesses and Holiday Happenings, will transform NOMA Square, ONE City Plaza, Graham Plaza and West End Plaza with holiday lights and decorations. Additionally, several plazas will feature fire pits provided by Freeman Gas to create warm gathering spots for downtown visitors.

Holiday Parking Rates – The City of Greenville will offer a special $2 holiday parking rate at the ONE City Plaza Garage, Poinsett Garage, Spring Street Garage and West End Lot from 5:00 pm on Friday, December 8th, to midnight on Sunday, December 10th. In addition, the Richardson Street Garage and West Washington Street Deck offer free weekend parking from 6:00 pm on Fridays to 6:00 am on Mondays.

Holiday Happenings is supported by downtown business partners, including Bank of Traveler’s Rest, Link Apartments, VisitGreenvilleSC, Massage Envy, GVL Today, Encore Technology Group, Port City Java, Southern Tide, The Cook’s Station, Hyatt Regency Greenville, Rush Wilson Limited, Oil & Vinegar, Mast General Store and Wells Fargo.

For a complete entertainment schedule and listing of merchant promotions, visit