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Cultural Events

Art in the Park
Come to Art in the Park on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.-6:00p.m. and Sunday 11a.m.-5:00 p.m. The event will take place in Falls Park on the Reedy River in the West end of the historic district of Greenville.
Typically takes place in September.

Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
Clemson University
Classical music, plays, concert, children's theater
(864) 656-7787

Centex Homes Downtown Alive
April 1 - September 23
Join the many downtown business people on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. who frequent this weekly fundraiser for the Metropolitan Arts Council. Featuring a mixture of pop, blues, acoustic, and reggae performances. Centex Homes Downtown Alive is held each week at Piazza Bergamo.
Call (864) 467-5780 for more details.

Ebony Fashion Fair
(every 2 years- 2005, 2007, 2009)
Sponsored by Greenville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Fall for Greenville
2nd weekend in October

Fashionetta takes place every two years. The next one is scheduled for 2007.
Sponsored by the Kappa Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Greenville County Museum of Art
Various art exhibits and activities (e.g., art classes for children and adults) are sponsored throughout the year.
(864) 271-7570

Greenville Riverfest
City of Greenville, SC
First weekend in May

Kwanzaa Celebration
Malcolm X Center
Last week of December - January 1
There is an event for children on the Saturday during the week.

MLK Celebration
Anderson Civic Center
3rd Monday in January

Music by the Lake
Located at Furman University, by the lake on Thursdays starting at 7:30 p.m. Picnic by the lake to the sounds of symphony, big band, jazz, and more. For more information call (864) 294-2086.
May take place sometime between June and August.

Music on the Mountain
Located at Roper Mountain Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of music- from bluegrass to gospel and country- amid a beautiful view atop Paris Mountain. For more information call (864) 288-6470.
May take place sometime in June.

Peace Center for the Performing Arts
Greenville, SC 29601
*various cultural activities (ex. Alvin Ailey dancers, YoYo Ma, etc.)
(864) 467-3000

Pendleton Community Center, Inc.
305 West Queen Street
PO Box 427
Pendleton, SC 29670
*Summer recreation program -Youth ages 4-14.
April 2 - September 24

Ryland Homes Main Street Jazz
Located at Main Street and Hyatt Regency on Fridays from 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Wind up your work week listening and dancing to jazz. A children's activity area and special promotional events add to the fun for the entire family.
May 7 - May 8

Spring Fling
Enjoy the festival in downtown Spartanburg. There will be lots of food, bands, and entertainment. There will be special events for children. Bring the entire family and bring in the spring season.

UniverSoul Circus
Greenville, SC
*usually takes place in March