From Main Street to side streets, Uptown Greenwood is full of energy and hosts many unique events that continue to make our community a wonderful place to live, work and play.  Uptown Greenwood plays host to an eclectic mix of events all year long. From local music to flowers and BBQ, Uptown Greenwood has something for everyone!  

SC Festival of Discovery - As you read this sentence, you can almost smell the BBQ in the air!  In it's 22nd year, the Festival of Discovery is acclaimed as one of the best BBQ & Blues events in the Southeast!

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Local Focal - This year’s Local Stage is being produced by several of our favorite local musicians. Click the image below to visit their Facebook Page where you can find the line-up of acts playing during the SC Festival of Discovery at Howard's on Main Upstairs in the Stock room. Local Focal
Festival of Flowers - In it's 56th year, this Festival has been a Greenwood staple longer than most of us can remember. The Safari Topiary display on the Uptown Greenwood Square boast a uniqueness like no other. A celebration of Greenwood's rich history in flowers, this event puts the GREEN in Greenwood! 635582268750930000
Boo Bash - Cornerstone and Uptown Greenwood, partner to encourage kids to say "boo to drugs" at our annual event that occurs every October.  This event offers plenty of candy for the kiddos and a costume contest for every age! 636407220609870000
636407216942530000Holiday Open House Occurring in early November, shoppers can enjoy sales at their favorite Uptown merchants and kick off their holiday shopping.  Last year, this event boasted a wine walk in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce.

636437604130600000Santa on Main - SANTA!!!! In early December, Santa arrives in Uptown Greenwood just in time for pictures, cookies and milk, crafts , a pajama party, and of course checking his list twice.  This event includes FREE carriage rides at Connie Maxwell Children's Home and the always popular lighting of the Uptown Christmas Tree by Mayor Brandon Smith.

636407219869530000Christmas Parade - Santa also makes his appearance at the annual Greenwood Christmas Parade on Main Street.  Each Parade includes it's own unique theme.  Get your applications in early...this event is one of our most popular!  Note:  The parade is ALWAYS the first Sunday in December. 

Are you interested in hosting a special event in Uptown Greenwood?  Contact our events office for assistance at 864-953-2475.