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Festivals & Events in Upcountry South Carolina

Funnel Cakes and Ferris Wheels. Wine tasting and live jazz. And everything in between. That’s what you’ll find in the Upcountry. We like to celebrate and we usually close down some streets to do it. Come join us as we celebrate with food, music and good times.

Challenge Quilts using Kaffe Fassett Fabrics

Thursday, September 26 until Monday, December 2

Kaffe Fassett is a fabric designer whose motto is "Don't be afraid of colors." A group of quilters from Lake and Mountain Quilters Guild have taken him up on his challenge. Their work will be on display at the Oconee Heritage Center,...

Ice on Main

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Sunday, December 1
Also Happening On: Dec 1-31st

 Located in the heart of downtown Greenville, United Community Bank Ice on Main is an open-air ice skating rink. Join us November 29, 2013 through January 20, 2014 as we celebrate the holiday season with one of America’s favorite winter...

Skating on the Square

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Sunday, December 1
Also Happening On: Dec 1-31st

COME SKATE WITH US! Spartanburg’s open-air ice rink is in the heart of the City – on Morgan Square. Morgan Square is surrounded by Church Street, Dunbar, and West Main Streets. It is right in front of Wild Wing, located at 109...

Anderson Lights of Hope

Sunday, December 1 - 5:30 PM until 9:30 PM
Also Happening On: Dec 1-25th

Lights of Hope is a 7/10 of a mile drive through an animated Christmas lights display. The annual light show has over a million multi-colored lights and over 65 different displays.  The displays are both animated and stationary,...

Roper Mountain Holiday Lights

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Sunday, December 1 - 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM
Also Happening On: Dec 1-30th

Drive through the beautiful setting of Roper Mountain Science Center and view the spectacular display of lights.  Feature attractions include a brilliantly illuminated 45 foot star, a drive through tunnel of lights and fantastic themed...

Holiday Lights Safari Benefit

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Sunday, December 1 - 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Also Happening On: Dec 1-31st

Drive through nearly 100 acres, magically decorated with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, dazzling holiday themes, light sculptures, tunnels of lights, plus herds of live animals…and much more.

Dickens of a Christmas

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Tuesday, December 3 - 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

From horse-drawn carriage rides to the lighting of the giant Christmas tree on Denny's Plaza, Dickens of a Christmas is a magical way to start the holiday season. Many choose to dress in period clothing, including petticoats, hoop skirts, and...

Fountain Inn, SC Christmas Parade

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Thursday, December 5 - 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Our annual Christmas Parade kicks off Spirit of Christmas Past festival. During our festival, horse drawn carriage rides are offered thru our town and beautiful community. Loads of great shoppes and eateries. Our History Center offers vintage...

Landrum Christmas Parade

Thursday, December 5 - 5:30 PM until 7:21 PM

Local business & community member get together and have a parade through Landrum. Streets are lined with people so get here early. Candy is given out from some of the floats. A Christmas celebration every year in early December. Stay and have...

Christmas on Limestone

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Friday, December 6 - 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Get into Gaffney holiday spirit! Free festivities the entire family will enjoy include rides, music, tree lighting at City Hall, arts and crafts for children.  Santa will be here!

Christmas with the Chorale

Friday, December 13 - 7:30 PM until 9:30 PM

The Greenville Chorale brings to life the joyful and meaningful sounds of Christmas with a program of beautiful choral music.  Traditional carol arrangements, exquisite singing, and the highly acclaimed Seneca HS Honors Chorus will set the...

Gaffney Christmas Parade 2013

Saturday, December 14 - 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM

Come to Historic Downtown Gaffney for an old-fashioned Christmas parade complete with marching bands, floats, and Santa Claus.

Holiday Flea

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Saturday, December 14 - 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Food artisans, local art, local crafts, vintage sales, music, and bicycle fun!

Music on the Mountain

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Saturday, December 14 - 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM

Enjoy traditional Blue Grass music as local musicians gather at the historic Table Rock lodge for a jam session. Musicians are invited to bring their instrument to participate. The jam sessions are free of charge, and refreshments will...

Celebrate The New Year at the Spartanburg Marriott

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Tuesday, December 31 - 8:00 PM until Wednesday, January 1 - 1:00 AM

Join us at the Spartanburg Marriott for New Year's Eve 2013. Root Doctors, the Southeast's most dynamic and energetic rock-funk-soul group will be performing on stage from 9pm-midnight. Price Includes: ...