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10 Holiday Happenings near Greenville

December 9, 2017

The holidays have arrived here in Greenville! Our local area is one of the best places to spend The Most Wonderful Time of year. With so many festive, family-friendly events and activities all season long, you and your loved ones will have enjoy making new memories and traditions each year! Here’s 10 holiday happenings to check out:      1. Downtown Greenville Holiday Happening You’ll need a map to cover all the hometown holiday fun of this multi-day festival. Downtown Greenville embraces a festive, grassroots feel with over 40 performers, local vendors giveaways and more! Both residents and tourists alike love all the festive decorations surrounding the all the special holiday performances and Christmas parade! 2. Christmas “Inn” Our Town The City of Fountain Inn hosts a unique mix of events from now until December 16 th , including traditional horse-drawn carriage rides, tremendous light displays and showings of all your favorite holiday movies. And when you’re finished browsing the Farmer’s Market goodies, don’t forget to stop by Santa’s tent!      3. Mauldin’s 12 Days of Christmas Starting December 1 st , you can surround yourself with warmth and holiday joy at the Mauldin Cultural Center. From their annual Christmas tree lighting and parade to holiday themed art classes, musical performances and movie nights, you’ll want to bring the whole family out to this event!      4. Roper Mountain Holiday Lights Get ready for some holiday magic as you stroll the walking trails of Roper Mountain surrounded by holiday lights below the stars. Balloon artists, concessions and giant handmade holiday cards will there, and of course, Santa Claus too! Then continue to the large lights display at Candy Cane Lane with Santa’s Sleigh and more!      5. Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Holiday at Peace Holiday at Peace returns as one of GSO’s most popular Pop concerts with Broadway star, Rachel York! This performance is sure to dazzle as you sing along to holiday classics and enjoy appearances by the International Ballet and Santa Claus. 6. Holiday Show with First Fridays Every night from 6-8pm is a chance to see a delightful holiday show in  conjunction with First Fridays uptown! Beautiful art and unique gifts are available all December long on behalf of the Artists Guild of Gallery of  Greenville.    7. Indie Craft Parade Holiday Pop Up Shop The best gifts are handcrafted! This Pop Up Shop has a curated mix of giftable art, jewelry, home goods and more! Stroll through the stands of all the talented makers while sipping delicious roasted brews from Methodical Coffee’s brew bar. 8. Taylors Christmas Hops & Shops This Christmas Market is full of holiday “spirits!” The Main Collective and Taylors Townsquare bring 40+ vendors to Southern Bleachery so you can find unique holiday décor and meaningful gifts for everyone on your list, all while enjoying craft beers from Hymns & Hops at 13 Stripes. 9. Petey’s Holiday Party No one throws a holiday party like Petey! Your little ones will love the festivities at Pavilion Recreation Complex as they enjoy a yummy snack, holiday craft, story time and Bounce House. They can even play in the snow! 10. St. Francis Festival of Trees The 32 nd annual Festival of Trees brings the season to life in Greenville! The entranceways of four downtown hotels will be lined with spectacularly decorated trees, so you and your family can admire the beauty of the season! With so much to do in Greenville, SC, no wonder people love living here! Check out our Cothran Homes communities so you can live near the holiday cheer.

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