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A row of BCycle electric bikes at an announcement ceremony.

Spartanburg BCycle Adds Electric Bike to Its Growing Fleet

Spartanburg’s residents and visitors have a new bicycling option thanks to Spartanburg BCycle. Partners for Active Living, through a sponsorship from WestRock, has added an electric assist bike, or better known as an e-bike, to its fleet of bicycles.

Spartanburg residents walking around a museum during ArtWalk.

Spartanburg ArtWalk on Thursday, October 17

ArtWalk, the self-guided tour of Spartanburg’s downtown arts community, is the third Thursday of every month when many art galleries and museums stay open late.

The exterior of a lively event at Chapman Cultural Center.

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center

Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.”

Children in costumes trick-or-treating for Halloween.

Halloween in Spartanburg 2019

Halloween in Spartanburg has arrived, and we have your guide to finding spooky thrills and family friendly adventures. The area has fun and exciting things to do for people of all ages!

The Morgan Square fountain lit up at night in downtown Spartanburg.

Spooky Spartanburg Halloween Stories

Spartanburg has been around for a long time (1787, 1789, or 1831… whatever date you choose, it’s been a minute), long enough to have its fair share of creepy history and lore, perfect to explore on a Halloween edition of the City of Spartanburg Podcast.