December Events

WEEK 1

 

  Dec 1-31:   Ice on Main returns! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street, an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.  Hours vary.

 

 

Dec 1-27:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays sponsored by local area businesses, designers, and florists at the downtown Hyatt Regency and Hampton Inn  as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees.

 


 

Dec 1-31:  Drive through the tunnel of lights, up candy cane lane, and by dozens of light displays such as Ski Jumping Santa and the Belly Whomping Frosty at the Roper Mountain Holiday Lights. Park your car and visit Winter Wonderland with Santa himself, lighted walking trails, giant holiday greeting cards painted by local students, concessions and more. Enjoy a magical holiday experience!

 

 

Dec 2:  The Clemson Men's Basketball team plays USC Upstate at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville.  All of the team's home games will be played there while Littlejohn Coliseum undergoes a renovation.  Game starts at 7PM. We are a one block,  five minute walk from the Arena. 

 

 

Dec 2-5: Spend the evening at Cafe and Thensome, Greenville's only dinner theater for an evening of good food and plenty of laughs.   Join your favorite redneck thespians each week Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.  

 

 

Dec 3:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Cincinnati Cyclones at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Game starts at 7PM.  We are a five minute walk from the Arena. 

 

  

 

Dec 3-6:  The Warehouse Theater presents Christmas on the Rocks.  As you turn on the television each Christmas season, do you ever wonder what happened to Ralphie from A Christmas Story? Does he still have both eyes? Or Tiny Tim? Did he have that operation and begin to function as a kid with normal mobility? And Susan Walker from Miracle on 34th Street, did she keep the magic of Santa once she hit the suburbs? All of your favorite children from the Christmas classics walk into a bar on a cold, winterís night. What could go wrong?  Thurs-Sat show is at 8PM,  Sunday matinee starts at 3PM.

 

 

Dec 3-6:  Centre Stage presents the American premiere of the play Let it Snow. Set during the holiday season in England in the 1950's, "Let It Snow" follows the story of an eccentric thearical family who perform more at home than they do on the stage. The question is, will anyone find her true love? Do Christmas wishes ever come true? And what on earth do performers do with themselves once the spotlight goes out? This is a very funny and touching show business comedy that is bursting with one-liners and lovable characters. The show features a dozen classic Chistmas songs, including Winter Wonderland, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Buon Natale, and of course, Let It Snow. Comedy, nostalgia, music and plenty of Christmas spirit- all wrapped up, just for you.  Thurs-Sat at 8PM.  Sun at 3PM.

 

 

Dec 4:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Cincinnati Cyclones at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Game starts at 7PM.  We are a five minute walk from the Arena.  

 

 

Dec 4-6:   The Nutcracker: Once Upon a Time in Greenville Ballet is performed at the Peace Center. The Carolina Ballet Theatre reinvents this holiday classic with a Greenville inspired ballet, where the backdrops of the Liberty Bridge and the Grenville skyline are accompanied by dancing visions of snow, sweets, soldiers, and mice. Join Clara and her Nutcracker as they dance their way through Greenville to defeat the evil Mouse King.  Show Starts Fri-Sat at 7:30PM and Sat-Sun at 2:00PM.

 

 

Dec 5:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Norfollk Admirals at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Game starts at 7PM.  We are a five minute walk from the Arena. 

 

 

Dec 6:  The Clemson Men's Basketball team plays Wofford at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville.  All of the team's home games will be played there while Littlejohn Coliseum undergoes a renovation.  Game starts at 2PM. We are a one block,  five minute walk from the Arena. 

 

 


 

December 3 - 5:  This yearís Holiday Fair is the regionís largest holiday arts, crafts, and gift show. The TD Convention Center, transforms into a winter wonderland offering opportunities to find that one-of-a-kind gift for the Christmas Season. Exhibitors include more than 300 crafters and commercial vendors from 15 states in this three-day award-winning fair.

 

 

 

Dec 5:  The spirit of the season shines bright on downtown Greenville when adults and children line the streets to watch the Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade, an annual holiday spectacular. The parade presents more than 80 entries featuring floats, marching bands, dancers and Santa himself - allilluminated by festive holiday lights. 

 

 

 

WEEK 2

 

Dec 1-31:   Ice on Main returns! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street, an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.  Hours vary. 

 

 

 

Dec 1-27:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays sponsored by local area businesses, designers, and florists at the downtown Hyatt Regency and Hampton Inn  as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees

 

 

 

Dec 1-31:  Drive through the tunnel of lights, up candy cane lane, and by dozens of light displays such as Ski Jumping Santa and the Belly Whomping Frosty at the Roper Mountain Holiday Lights. Park your car and visit Winter Wonderland with Santa himself, lighted walking trails, giant holiday greeting cards painted by local students, concessions and more. Enjoy a magical holiday experience!

 

 

 

Dec 9-12:  Spend the evening at Cafe and Thensome, Greenville's only dinner theater for an evening of good food and plenty of laughs.   Join your favorite redneck thespians each week Wednesdays - Saturdays. Dinner seating starts at 6:30 pm with the show at 8:30 pm.

 

 

Dec 10:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Orlando Solar Bears at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Game starts at 7PM.  We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena. 

 

 

Dec 10-13:  The Warehouse Theater presents Christmas on the Rocks.  As you turn on the television each Christmas season, do you ever wonder what happened to Ralphie from A Christmas Story? Does he still have both eyes? Or Tiny Tim? Did he have that operation and begin to function as a kid with normal mobility? And Susan Walker from Miracle on 34th Street, did she keep the magic of Santa once she hit the suburbs? All of your favorite children from the Christmas classics walk into a bar on a cold, winterís night. What could go wrong?  Thurs-Sat show is at 8PM,  Sunday matinee starts at 3PM. 

 

 

 

Dec 10-13:  Centre Stage presents the American premiere of the play Let it Snow. Set during the holiday season in England in the 1950's, "Let It Snow" follows the story of an eccentric thearical family who perform more at home than they do on the stage. The question is, will anyone find her true love? Do Christmas wishes ever come true? And what on earth do performers do with themselves once the spotlight goes out? This is a very funny and touching show business comedy that is bursting with one-liners and lovable characters. The show features a dozen classic Chistmas songs, including Winter Wonderland, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Buon Natale, and of course, Let It Snow. Comedy, nostalgia, music and plenty of Christmas spirit- all wrapped up, just for you.  Thurs-Sat at 8PM.  Sun at 3PM. 

 

 

Dec 11:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Orlando Solar Bears at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Game starts at 7PM.  We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena. 

 

 

 

Dec 11:  Christmas with the Chorale returns to the McAlister Auditorium at Furman University  for their 34th  unforgettable holiday performance. Celebrate the season with a beloved Upstate tradition, as the Chorale presents our 34th Annual family holiday concert, featuring works and accompaniment by award-winning local composer Dan Forrest and a special performance by the Blue Ridge High School Concert Choir (Laura Morris, Director). Show time is 7:30 PM. 

 

 

 

Dec 11-13:  The Peace Center presents the International Ballets mesmerizing performance of The Nutcracker with live accompaniment  by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. Join young Clara in her holiday adventure as she helps her toy Nutcracker defeat an evil Mouse King, watches his transformation into a Prince amist a flurry of beautiful snowflakes, and journeys with him to the Land of the Sweets, including an energetic parade of International flair, a joyous Waltz of the Flowers with the beautiful Dewdrop Fairy, and a grand pas de deux by Clara and her Prince themselves - make the Nutcracker a family tradition this December!  Show times vary.

 

 

 

Dec 11-13: A Christmas Carol is presented at the Little Theater. As the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future force Scrooge to see his life from anotherís view, he must make the decision to stay the same or choose a different course. Impressed by his mistakes, Scrooge sees that life, however hard or dark, is meant to be shared with others. In Adrian Hallís adaptation of this classic tale, you will come face to face with a little pride and sorrow, but above all, joy. Rewind the clock and rediscover your own Christmas Spirit with Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchet, and Scrooge himself. Thurs-Sun at 8PM and Sun at 3PM.

 

 

Dec 13:  The Clemson Men's Basketball team plays Alabama at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville.  All of the team's home games will be played there while Littlejohn Coliseum undergoes a renovation.  Game starts at 6PM. We are a one block,  five minute walk from the Arena.   

 

 

 

WEEK 3

 

Dec 1-31:   Ice on Main returns! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street, an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.  Hours vary.

 

 

 

Dec 1-27:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays sponsored by local area businesses, designers, and florists at the downtown Hyatt Regency and Hampton Inn  as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees

 

 

Dec 1-31:  Drive through the tunnel of lights, up candy cane lane, and by dozens of light displays such as Ski Jumping Santa and the Belly Whomping Frosty at the Roper Mountain Holiday Lights. Park your car and visit Winter Wonderland with Santa himself, lighted walking trails, giant holiday greeting cards painted by local students, concessions and more. Enjoy a magical holiday experience!

 

 

Dec 15:  The Clemson Men's Basketball team plays Presbyterian College at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville.  All of the team's home games will be played there while Littlejohn Coliseum undergoes a renovation.  Game starts at 2PM. We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.   

 

 

Dec 17-20:  The Warehouse Theater presents Christmas on the Rocks.  As you turn on the television each Christmas season, do you ever wonder what happened to Ralphie from A Christmas Story? Does he still have both eyes? Or Tiny Tim? Did he have that operation and begin to function as a kid with normal mobility? And Susan Walker from Miracle on 34th Street, did she keep the magic of Santa once she hit the suburbs? All of your favorite children from the Christmas classics walk into a bar on a cold, winterís night. What could go wrong?  Thurs-Sat show is at 8PM,  Sunday matinee starts at 3PM. 

 

 

Dec 17-19:  Centre Stage presents the American premiere of the play Let it Snow. Set during the holiday season in England in the 1950's, "Let It Snow" follows the story of an eccentric theatrical family who perform more at home than they do on the stage. The question is, will anyone find her true love? Do Christmas wishes ever come true? And what on earth do performers do with themselves once the spotlight goes out? This is a very funny and touching show business comedy that is bursting with one-liners and lovable characters. The show features a dozen classic Christmas songs, including Winter Wonderland, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Buon Natale, and of course, Let It Snow. Comedy, nostalgia, music and plenty of Christmas spirit- all wrapped up, just for you.  Thurs-Sat at 8PM.  

 

 

 

Dec 18:  The Clemson Men's Basketball team plays the University of South Carolina at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville.  All of the team's home games will be played there while Littlejohn Coliseum undergoes a renovation.  Game starts at 7PM. We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.   

 

 

Dec 18-20: A Christmas Carol is presented at the Little Theater. As the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future force Scrooge to see his life from anotherís view, he must make the decision to stay the same or choose a different course. Impressed by his mistakes, Scrooge sees that life, however hard or dark, is meant to be shared with others. In Adrian Hallís adaptation of this classic tale, you will come face to face with a little pride and sorrow, but above all, joy. Rewind the clock and rediscover your own Christmas Spirit with Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchet, and Scrooge himself. Thurs-Sun at 8PM and Sun at 3PM. 

 

 

 

Dec 18-20:  Holiday at Peace is an holiday extravaganza with music and merriment provided by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and the International Ballet company and presented at the Peace Center. Show starts at 7:30PM on Fri-Sat and Sunday Matinee begins at 3PM

 

 

Dec 19-20:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Orlando Solar Bears at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Sat game starts at 7PM.  Sun game starts at 3PM.  We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.  

 

 

 

 

WEEK 4

 

Dec 1-31:   Ice on Main returns! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street, an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.  Hours vary. 

 

 

Dec 1-27:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays sponsored by local area businesses, designers, and florists at the downtown Hyatt Regency and Hampton Inn  as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees.

 

 

 

Dec 1-31:  Drive through the tunnel of lights, up candy cane lane, and by dozens of light displays such as Ski Jumping Santa and the Belly Whomping Frosty at the Roper Mountain Holiday Lights. Park your car and visit Winter Wonderland with Santa himself, lighted walking trails, giant holiday greeting cards painted by local students, concessions and more. Enjoy a magical holiday experience!

 

 

 

Dec 22:  Mannheim Steamroller Christmas performs their joyous holiday program at the Peace Center. A show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Audiences will experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.  Show starts at 7:30PM.

 

 

Dec 27:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Atlanta Gladiators  at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Game starts at 3PM.  We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.   

 

 

Dec 29-Jan 3:  The Peace Center presents the rousing Tony Award winning musical, Disney's Newsies.   Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. Itís a rousing tale about fighting for whatís right Ö and staying true to who you are.  Show times vary each day.




 

 

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