December Events

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WEEK 1

December 1 - 9

November 16 - January 21, 2019:  Ice on Main continues! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina.  Make sure to check the link on the website for their Facebook page before planning your trip to come skate, as rink status and closings are updated daily.  The outdoor rink will be open if weather permits.

  

December 1 - 31: Each year, the St. Francis Foundation celebrates the holiday season with the Greenville community and area visitors through the St. Francis Festival of Trees. In its 32nd year, this event offers holiday magic and many surprises! Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season by strolling through spectacularly decorated trees lining the interior of four hotels in downtown Greenville. 

 

Thursday, November 29 - Saturday, December 1:   This year’s Holiday Fair is sure to be a spectacular event for the thousands  who will visit the region’s 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.

 

Saturday, December 1:  The City of Greenville sponsors Greenville's favorite tradition, The Poinsettia Christmas Parade! For more than 75 years, the parade has signaled the start of the Christmas season in Greenville. Each year the parade attracts thousands of visitors downtown to view the holiday floats and activities.  The 2018 parade begins promptly at 6:00pm and continues to approximately 7:30pm. The parade starts on Main Street where it intersects with Augusta Street, and goes north on Main Street up to the intersection of Main and North Streets. There will be about 90 floats to enjoy!     

 

Saturday, December 1:   The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Atlanta Gladiators at the Bon Secours Wellness ArenaWe are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.   The Puck drops at 7:30 PM.

 

Tuesday, December 4 - Sunday, December 16:  The Peace Center proudly presents, as part of it's Broadway Series, Hamilton, for a limited two week run.  For show and ticket information, click here.

 

Thursday, December 6 - Sunday, December 16:  The Greenville Little Theatre presents Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life.    Relive the heartwarming and uniquely American holiday story of George Bailey, Mary, Clarence, Mr. Potter and the citizens of Bedford Falls as they face the trials and joys of life.  Sure to put you in the holiday spirit, this uplifting tale will remind you that “no man is a failure who has friends.” Click here for show times and ticket information.

Christmas Stockings Fireplace Greenville SC

 

Thursday, December 6 - Sunday, December 23:  Greenville's Warehouse Theater presents Christmas on the Rocks.  All of your favorite children from the Christmas classics are here, all grown up, getting a little drunk, and catching us up on the…sordid…details of their lives since we last saw them. Charlie Brown, Tiny Tim, Ralphie are joined by some old friends and a couple of newcomers in this rollicking good time spent with characters you loved as a child, but will appreciate more as an adult. Click here for show and ticket information.

 

Thursday, December 6 - Saturday, December 22:  Centrestage presents Laughing All The Way.  Saturday Night Live meets Lawrence Welk meets The Carol Burnett Show, bringing you the ultimate feel good Christmas variety show. Filled with hilarious Christmas sketches, timeless classic Christmas tunes, dazzling Holiday dance numbers, and celebrated sacred songs, our Christmas event will put you right in the Holiday spirit and is good for the whole family. If you loved last year’s Christmas Cabaret, then Laughing All The Way is just the show for you! Click here for show and ticket information.

 

Friday, December 7:   The first Friday of each month 29 art galleries and venues will be offering local, regional and national talents with First Fridays. A wide range of media will be represented: oils, watercolors, acrylics, pottery, jewelry, glassworks, woodworks, photography, and mixed media. Step out and support our thriving arts community.

 

Saturday, December 1 and Wednesday, December 5 - Saturday, December 8:  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.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Saturday, December 1 and 8:    Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience,  now offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home! Reservations are required.

  

Friday, December 7:  Trans Siberian Orchestra at The Bon Secours Wellness Arena Marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra's (TSO) highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2018 will kick off in November.  TSO’s multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group’s status as a must-attend, multi-generational, holiday tradition. This year’s 20th anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” featuring founder/composer/lyricist Paul O’Neill’s timeless story of a runaway who finds her way into a mysterious abandoned theater. Shows at 4 and 8 PM. 

 

Saturday, December 8:  How many ugly sweaters have you been gifted throughout the years?  Well, Greenville is giving you the perfect opportunity to show yours off!  Join us for Greenville's 2nd annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl!  Get that Ugly Sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell ROCK!  8 downtown bars and pubs are joining to make this a festive annual event.  Your $15.00 - $25.00 ticket includes a Signature Ugly Sweater themed Koozie and Santa Hat, tickets to the registration party, exclusive drink and food specials at participating bars, an Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl Lanyard for bar and giveaway access, and many other giveaways! 2:00 - 8:00 PM

Christmas Pettigru Street Greenville SC

 

WEEK 2

December 10 - 16

November 16 - January 21, 2019:  Ice on Main continues! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina.  Make sure to check the link on the website for their Facebook page before planning your trip to come skate, as rink status and closings are updated daily.  The outdoor rink will be open if weather permits.   

 

December 1 - 31: Each year, the St. Francis Foundation celebrates the holiday season with the Greenville community and area visitors through the St. Francis Festival of Trees. In its 32nd year, this event offers holiday magic and many surprises! Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season by strolling through spectacularly decorated trees lining the interior of four hotels in downtown Greenville.

  

Wednesday, December 12 - Saturday, December 15:   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.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Wednesday, December 12:   Spice up your work week with a Hump Day Getaway brewery tour by  The Brewery Experience!  Your tour begins at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., then rolls on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience. Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  The Hump Day Getaway happens each Wednesday from 2:30 - 6:15.  Reservations are required.

 

Thursday, December 13 - Friday, December 14:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Florida Everblades at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.

 

Thursday, December 6 - Sunday, December 23:  Greenville's Warehouse Theater presents Christmas on the Rocks.  All of your favorite children from the Christmas classics are here, all grown up, getting a little drunk, and catching us up on the…sordid…details of their lives since we last saw them. Charlie Brown, Tiny Tim, Ralphie are joined by some old friends and a couple of newcomers in this rollicking good time spent with characters you loved as a child, but will appreciate more as an adult. Click here for show and ticket information.  

 

Thursday, December 6 - Sunday, December 16:  The Greenville Little Theatre presents Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life.    Relive the heartwarming and uniquely American holiday story of George Bailey, Mary, Clarence, Mr. Potter and the citizens of Bedford Falls as they face the trials and joys of life.  Sure to put you in the holiday spirit, this uplifting tale will remind you that “no man is a failure who has friends.” Click here for show times and ticket information.

 

Thursday, December 6 - Saturday, December 22:  Centrestage presents Laughing All The WaySaturday Night Live meets Lawrence Welk meets The Carol Burnett Show, bringing you the ultimate feel good Christmas variety show. Filled with hilarious Christmas sketches, timeless classic Christmas tunes, dazzling Holiday dance numbers, and celebrated sacred songs, our Christmas event will put you right in the Holiday spirit and is good for the whole family. If you loved last year’s Christmas Cabaret, then Laughing All The Way is just the show for you! Click here for show and ticket information.  

 

Saturday, December 15:   Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience,  now offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  Reservations are required.

Gourmet Breakfast Greenville SC

 

WEEK 3

December 17 - 23

 

November 16 - January 21, 2019:  Ice on Main continues! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina.  Make sure to check the link on the website for their Facebook page before planning your trip to come skate, as rink status and closings are updated daily.  The outdoor rink will be open if weather permits.

 

December 1 - 31: Each year, the St. Francis Foundation celebrates the holiday season with the Greenville community and area visitors through the St. Francis Festival of Trees. In its 32nd year, this event offers holiday magic and many surprises! Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season by strolling through spectacularly decorated trees lining the interior of four hotels in downtown Greenville.

   

Wednesday, December 19 - Saturday, December 22:   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.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Wednesday, December 19:   Spice up your work week with a Hump Day Getaway brewery tour by  The Brewery Experience!  Your tour begins at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., then rolls on with stops at Thomas Creek, Brewery 85 or Quest Brewing. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience. Price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  The Hump Day Getaway happens each Wednesday from 2:30 - 6:15.  Reservations are required.

 

Thursday, December 6 - Saturday, December 22:  Centrestage presents Laughing All The WaySaturday Night Live meets Lawrence Welk meets The Carol Burnett Show, bringing you the ultimate feel good Christmas variety show. Filled with hilarious Christmas sketches, timeless classic Christmas tunes, dazzling Holiday dance numbers, and celebrated sacred songs, our Christmas event will put you right in the Holiday spirit and is good for the whole family. If you loved last year’s Christmas Cabaret, then Laughing All The Way is just the show for you! Click here for show and ticket information.  

 

Thursday, December 6 - Sunday, December 23:  Greenville's Warehouse Theater presents Christmas on the Rocks.  All of your favorite children from the Christmas classics are here, all grown up, getting a little drunk, and catching us up on the…sordid…details of their lives since we last saw them. Charlie Brown, Tiny Tim, Ralphie are joined by some old friends and a couple of newcomers in this rollicking good time spent with characters you loved as a child, but will appreciate more as an adult. Click here for show and ticket information.  

 

Thursday, December 20:  Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band  are pleased to announce their show previously scheduled for October 5, 2017 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena has been rescheduled for Thursday, December 20, 2018. Seger is feeling great and ready to hit the road.

 

Friday, December 21:   The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the South Carolina Stingrays at the Bon Secours Wellness ArenaWe are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.   The Puck drops at 7:00 PM.

 

Friday, December 21 - Sunday, December 23:  The International Ballet presents                    The Nutcracker, at The Peace Center. Click here for show and ticket information.

 

Saturday, December 22:   Celebrate Greenville's exciting new craft-beer renaissance by joining a certified beer expert with The Brewery Experience,  now offering fun, educational driving tours, with guided tastings, to Greenville's most unique breweries. There are two public tours on Saturdays from which to choose.  On Afternoon Delight, from 11:15 am - 3:00 pm enjoy some of the '70s most feel-good tunes en route to the breweries, where you'll meet owners, learn about beer and taste the result of their hard work.  The Twilight Tour, 3:30 - 7:15,  is a four-stop tour, which starts at Greenville’s newest and most unique brewery, Upstate Craft Beer Co., and continues with stops at Thomas Creek, and Brewery 85. Each has its own unique setting, vibe, brew set-up and beer. Soak it all up with a fun and educational Experience.  The price includes all beer samples at each brewery, snacks and bottled water, plus a pint glass and plenty of insider beer knowledge to take home!  Reservations are required.

 

Sunday, December 23 and Monday, December 24:  Ice Skating on the ice at Bon Secours Wellness arena.  Session runs from 1:00 - 5:00 PM. Free skate rental with donations of 5 canned goods, or a case of water to help support local charities.  The arena is a quick 1 block,5 minute walk from the Bed & Breakfast.

Christmas Pettigru Street Greenville SC

 

WEEK 4

December 24 - 31

November 16 - January 21, 2019:  Ice on Main continues! Bring your family and friends for a spin in the heart of downtown Greenville at the Courtyard Marriott on Main Street on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina.  Make sure to check the link on the website for their Facebook page before planning your trip to come skate, as rink status and closings are updated daily.  The outdoor rink will be open if weather permits.  

 

December 1 - 31: Each year, the St. Francis Foundation celebrates the holiday season with the Greenville community and area visitors through the St. Francis Festival of Trees. In its 32nd year, this event offers holiday magic and many surprises! Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season by strolling through spectacularly decorated trees lining the interior of four hotels in downtown Greenville.  

 

Wednesday, December 26, and Thursday, December 27:   Ice Skating on the ice at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  Session runs from 1:00 - 5:00 PM. Free skate rental with donations of 5 canned goods, or a case of water to help support local charities.  The arena is a quick 1 block,5 minute walk from the Bed & Breakfast.

 

Wednesday, December 26 - Saturday, December 29:  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.  Reservations are suggested.

 

Friday, December 28 - Saturday, December 29:  The Greenville Swamp Rabbit Hockey Team  takes on the Florida Everblades at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  We are a one block, five minute walk from the Arena.   The Puck drops at 7:00 PM

 


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