December Events

WEEK 1

December 1 - 8:  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 on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.

 

December 1 - 8:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays at each of the downtown hotels as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees.

 

December 1 - 8:  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!

 

December 4:  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. 

 

December 4 - 7:  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.  

 

December 5 - 7:  Check out the Greenville Road Warriors in action, a minor league hockey affiliate of the New York Rangers playing just a block away at the Bon Secours Arena (formerly Bi-Lo Center).  

 

 

 

December 5 - 7:  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.

 

December 6 - 8:  Returning to the stage with its incomparable pageantry and charm, The Nutcracker is a time-honored tradition steeped in the unforgettable story of Clara's coming of age that has shaped families' holiday memories for generations. Featuring the debut of enhanced scenery, The Nutcracker: Once Upon A Time in Greenville infuses endearing hometown elements into this beloved Christmas classic. With a cast complete with more than 200 professional and student dancers, the magic and majesty of Drosselmeyer's dream for Clara come alive with a spirit that will capture your heart.  Various performance times at the Peace Center.

 

December 7:  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 - all illuminated by festive holiday lights. 

 

WEEK 2

December 9 - 15:  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 on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.

 

December 9 - 15:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays at each of the downtown hotels as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees.

 

December 9 - 15:  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!

 

December 10:  Multiple Grammy Award-winning violinist Mark O'Connor surrounds himself with an all-star band-Carie Rodriguez, Cia Cherryholmes Adkisson, Forrest O'Connor, Kyle Kegerreis, and Hans Holzen-for an unforgettable evening at the Peace Center.

 

December 11 - 14:  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.

 

December 13:  Check out the Greenville Road Warriors in action, a minor league hockey affiliate of the New York Rangers playing just a block away at the Bon Secours Arena (formerly Bi-Lo Center).  

 

December 13:  Christmas with the Chorale returns to the Peace Center for another unforgettable holiday performance.

 

December 14 - 15:  Come with family and friends to experience all the splendor, dance, and magic you would expect from this classical production. International Ballet's The Nutcracker is one of the Upstate's most beautiful holiday traditions.

 

 

WEEK 3

December 17:  Celebrate the season with the celestial voices of these multi-platinum Irish singing sensations. An enchanting and festive evening filled with mesmerizing music, including holiday favorites "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and "Silent Night." Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas comes to the Peace Center.

 

December 16 - 22:  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 on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.

 

December 16 - 22:  Enjoy the festive holiday tree displays at each of the downtown hotels as part of the St. Francis Holiday Festival of Trees.  

 

December 16 - 22:  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!

 

December 20 - 22:  Holiday at Peace, a popular yuletide tradition, returns to The Peace Center Concert Hall stage with Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel and the Greenville Pops!  Celebrate the season with our popular pops concert! Returning with the GSO is the International Ballet Company and fan-favorite Doug LaBrecque along with American Idol finalist, LaKisha Jones.  

 

WEEK 4

December 23 - 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 on an open-air ice skating rink, the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Enjoy eight full weeks of skating excitement.  

 

December 23 - 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!

 

December 27 - 29:  Check out the Greenville Road Warriors in action, a minor league hockey affiliate of the New York Rangers playing just a block away at the Bon Secours Arena (formerly Bi-Lo Center).

 

December 31 - January 5:  Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production of the Wizard of Oz contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar-winning moving score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.  Various performance times at the Peace Center.



 

 

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