8 Things to do in Greenville, SC this Weekend!
May 18, 2016
It’s a simple truth that it only taked one visit to Greenville, South Carolina to fall head over heels in love. With its southern charm, stunning natural beauty and revitalized downtown, Greenville is a one-of-a-kind place. Whether you’re a local or an out-of-town visitor, an outdoor enthusiast or an art aficionado, a foodie or a family of four, this unique city nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains has plenty of things to see and do! 1. The Greenville Zoo – From alligators to zebras, the zoo has plenty of fun and educational ways to promote an appreciation of nature and wildlife. 2. Moonlight Movies – Bring a lawn chain or blanket, and watch your favorite classic movies under the stars. The movies are free, and begin at approximately 8pm every Wednesday. 3. GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail – This 21-mile multi-use trail system runs along the Reedy River, and connects Greenville County with schools, parks, and local businesses. 4. Downtown Alive – Downtown Greenville comes alive every Thursday evening with an outdoor street party featuring live musical entertainment. 5. Otter Creek Waterpark – Little kids will love the shallow entry pool, he Tadpole slide, and the Splashpad for fountains of fun. For bigger kids, two body slides twist and turn into the pool. 6. Main Street Fridays – Locals love to wind up the workweek listening to live music offered during this 28-week free music series. 7. Saturday Market / Local Farm Tours – Greenville’s popular Saturday Market boasts a variety of sustainable farmers and urban gardeners. And once spring and summer are in full swing, you can grab your sneakers, a cooler, and your car keys for a day of local farm-hopping! 8. Fluor Field – A mini replica of Boston's Fenway Park, the host field of the Greenville Drive (Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox) features a 30-ft-high "Green Monster," seats more than 5,000, and has a hand-operated scoreboard.