Find Spartanburg events and things to do, including concerts, art walks, sporting events and nightlife entertainment. Be sure to also check out our outdoors guide for the Upstate and a listing of museums and galleries.

Friday, February 28, 2020
Lunch with Upstate International ExPats Group
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hyatt Hotel
Calling all retired/semi-retired expats living in the Upstate … we want you (members, spouses and significant others) to join us. Come and connect with fellow expats and share information about current and cultural events in the Upstate.
We plan to meet for lunch and conversation every 4th Friday of the month at Roost from February through June. Roost offers a lovely lunch buffet for $9.95 that includes salad, soup and flatbread pizza buffet, or you can always order a la carte. We look forward to meeting you.
Please RSVP by emailing Sandy here so she can reserve an appropriate sized table.
Murder Mystery Game Night/Dinner Party/International Month Kickoff & Fundraiser
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Are YOU the Murderer? The year is 1936 somewhere near the Austrian border.  On a train ride through the Alps, a murder has  been committed and YOU ARE A SUSPECT!  Did the butler do it? Or was it the actress, the professor, or even the detective? Dress in character, play your part and enjoy an authentic Bavarian dinner as you solve the mystery.
Ticket includes an authentic Bavarian buffet, cash bar, and supports Upstate International all while you solve the mystery! Coming with friends? When you buy your tickets, you can designate who you want at your table; tables seat a maximum of 10 suspects.
(After February 14 the price goes up to $60; or $600 for a Table of 10)
Wine Tasting: Pinot Noir
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm
Northampton Wines


Willamette Valley, Russian River Valley & More
David Williams – Speaker
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Step Into the Past: Brrr…Bear Stew
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
SC Botanical Garden-

Step Into the Past: Brrr...Bear Stew

We’re finishing up the meat from the big hunt in October.  Absolutely delicious in a pot of potatoes and carrots.  Of course, we throw in plenty of onions and dried greens to keep us healthy until Spring. We’re also having dried apple pie, with bear lard in the crust. Nothing makes a more tender, flavorful crust than bear lard.

Live Music at Holliday Brewing – Chris Gladson
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Holliday Brewing

Check out one of Spartanburg’s talented musicians, Chris Gladson, perform at Holliday Brewing Saturday from 7:30-10:30pm.

Tinis and Tapas: A Night at the Oscars
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Spartanburg Marriott

Join us on the red carpet for the 13th annual Tinis & Tapas: a Night at the Oscars! Featuring live entertainment from Straight Fire, movie-themed Tini tasting stations, tapas style food, and auction.

Sparkling Soirée: Bubbles and Jazz Masquerade Biltmore
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Don a mask and your most stunning attire for an evening of unparalleled elegance! Our fourth annual Sparkling Soirée, held this year on Leap Day, transports you back to the roaring twenties jazz era. Join us for live music, dancing, and an exquisite selection of savory canapés, sweet petit fours, and award-winning, handcrafted Biltmore wines.

Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Black tie optional, evening attire recommended. Prize awarded for best dressed. Masks encouraged, and will be provided. Reservations required; call 800-411-3812 and press 3.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Empower Hour
Mar 3 @ 11:30 am
YWCA of Asheville

Join us for Empower Hour, a one-hour program and facility tour where you will experience firsthand the YWCA’s work to bridge gaps in earning power, education, health & wellness and access to childcare.

Empower Hours take place twice a month on the first and third Tuesday at 11:30 am.
Lunch is served as part of our Empower Hour, so reservations are required.

To make a reservation: contact Elizabeth Alvandi, Advancement Assistant, at (828) 254-7206 ext. 103 or [email protected]

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
5 Course French Cuisine and Wine Tasting
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Passerelle Bistro


CALL for Reservations: 864-509-0142

Music Bingo at Holliday Brewing
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holliday Brewing

Check out Music Bingo the first and third Wednesday of each month at Holliday Brewing! Fun times, fun people, great craft beer!

Thursday, March 5, 2020
March Cook Local – Vegan Indian Flavors
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery

Learn to cook Vegan Indian Flavors alongside a professional chef with delicious local and seasonal ingredients; plus eat what you cook!

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Holliday Brewing 1 Year Anniversary Celebration
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Holliday Brewing Brewery and Taproom

Join us to celebrate Holliday Brewing’s 1 year anniversary of our opening in Spartanburg! There are three live bands starting with Jonathan Stephens from 3pm – 5pm, TJ Jeter from 6pm – 8pm, and ending with Vagabond Crowe from 9pm – 11pm. We will have exceptional craft beer, ciders, sours and wine for sale. Pi Squared will have a pizza bar and buffet set up for purchase as well. Join us as we celebrate! Cheers!

Holliday Brewing: One-year Anniversary Celebration
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Holliday Brewing

We are a family-owned brewery from San Diego CA, specializing in West Coast style IPAs. We also have other types of craft beer as well as guest ciders, sours, and wines. We have a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere in a cool historic building that appeals to men and women of all ages. Please advise how we can be added to your listing.

There will be multiple bands providing live entertainment from 3pm – 11pm.

Wine Tasting: Spanish Rioja Reds
Mar 7 @ 4:30 pm
Northampton Wines
Come and experience Spain’s premier wine region with ancient and modern styles.
Richard deBondt – Speaker
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Holi Festival of Colors
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunset Park
We are very excited to inform you that this is the first time India Association (IAG) and Vedic Center (VC) of Greenville have joined hands with Children’s Museum of the Upstate in presenting “HOLI” (festival of colors) to the Upstate community. This event is bound to thrill the audience with colors, non-stop DJ music, food, Kids fun zone and much more.
Food will be served from 11:30 PM to 1:00 PM.
Kulfi (Indian Ice Cream) will be available on site for purchase at a nominal price.
Pizza ($2), water and soda will be available for purchase at $1 each.
Additional Color Packets will be available for purchase at $1 each.
Live DJ with Dhol will be playing music through out the event.
Parking is limited, so please plan to carpool. Parking fees is $2 per vehicle.
Please bring cash for the payments, Credit card payments will be limited to payments more than $10.
Remember to bring plastic bags to cover your car seats for the ride back home.
Be Irish for A Day
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Upstate International

Join us on Sunday, March 8th, for an afternoon
filled with Irish culture!
Presented by the Irish Cara Organization
   Get ready for Saint Patrick’s Day by joining us for our “Be Irish for a Day” event!   Immerse yourself in Irish music, food,and language for an afternoon of Irish festivities.  Discover the history of Irish sports, try some authentic Irish   dishes, and take a small lesson in Gaelic.
Admission is free, so come over and be Irish for a day!
Monday, March 9, 2020
March Cook Local – Moroccan Flavors
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery

Learn to cook Moroccan Flavors alongside a professional chef with delicious local and seasonal ingredients;
plus eat what you cook!

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
March Cook Local – Moroccan Flavors
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery

Learn to cook Moroccan Flavors alongside a professional chef with delicious local and seasonal ingredients;
plus eat what you cook!


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Community Dinner
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm
YWCA of Asheville

Gather with your community for a FREE tasty meal, lessons on healthy eating and information on Double Up Food Bucks (a new program through SNAP)! Community Dinners are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 – 7:30 pm. FREE childcare provided.

Seating is limited. Reserve your seat online.

For more information, contact Leah Berger-Singer, Preventive Health Coordinator at (828) 254-7206 ext. 212 or [email protected]