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Wednesday, June 19, 2024
JUNETEENTH-Greenville
Jun 19 all-day
Unity Park

Join us at the Prisma Health Welcome Center at Unity Park for a special Juneteenth celebration featuring inspiring speakers, poetry, music and more!

Juneteenth is in partnership with the Urban league of the Upstate, the Greenville section of National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

JUNETEENTH ESSAY CONTEST

The Juneteenth Essay Contest presented by the Greenville County Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Two winners will receive a $500 scholarship that will be announced during the Juneteenth at Unity Park event. 2024 Essay Contest Guidelines

Glenis Redmond at Juneteenth celebration

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

Young Entrepreneurs from Village Launch will be showcasing their creations inside the Prisma Health Welcome Center.
National Park Fee Free Days: Juneteenth National Independence Day
Jun 19 all-day
Carl Sandburg Home

National Park Fee Free Days

Please check operating status at this park and others before traveling as holidays and local weather or safety conditions can affect hours of operation.

Come experience the national parks! On six days in 2024, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2024:

Greenville Juneteenth Festival
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail from Falls Park to Unity Park

Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail from Falls Park to Unity Park

We are honored to host our 3rd annual Juneteenth at Unity Park presented by TD SYNNEX’s BRG, Beacon in partnership with Urban League of the Upstate, The Greenville County Section of National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

9:30 AM: Swamp Rabbit Trail from Falls Park to Unity Park
The Greenville community is invited to join us beginning with a walking parade on the Swamp Rabbit Trail from Falls Park to Unity Park. The parade will kick-off with remarks from Dr. Gail Wilson Awan with the Urban League of the Upstate and a poetry reading by local poet, Moody Black, and will conclude at Unity Park with a dance performance by Vaughn Newman.

10:30 AM: Discussion Panel inside the Prisma Health Welcome Center
Following the parade, guests will be invited inside the Prisma Health Welcome Center for a program featuring national and regional speakers discussing Martin Luther King Jr.’s book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? Additional performances throughout the program will include local musicians, Loretta Holloway “South Carolina’s Official First Lady of Song” and Sincere, and a theatrical performance by South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities alumni.

Noon: Food and local resource organizations
To round out the celebration, McCoy’s BBQ and Sassy’s Shaved Ice, along with local resource organizations, will be set up in Mary Duckett Plaza for all to enjoy lunch and community.

Saturday, June 22, 2024
Mauldin Inaugural Juneteenth Cultural Celebration
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mauldin Cultural Center

This is a free, family-friendly event. Bring your lawn chair and blankets to enjoy live performances and music on the amphitheater stage. Vendors will be on site serving food and beverage.

The City of Mauldin will host its first annual Juneteenth Cultural Celebration on June 22, 2024!

This event is being planned in coordination with a fantastic group of community members and staff and will feature live performances, a DJ, spoken word, kids activities, market vendors and more! Plus, take a trip through Mauldin’s Black Historical Journey and learn more about the changemakers in our own community.

Saturday, June 29, 2024
Fourth of July Celebration + Fireworks Show
Jun 29 all-day
Big Water Marina & Campground

The best event of the summer is BACK 🇺🇸 Join us on Lake Hartwell on 6/29 for our annual Fourth of July Celebration featuring the BIGGEST + BEST fireworks show on the lake!

FOOD TRUCKS:
🥜 BLVD Concessions
🍔 Sonny’s Grill
🍧 Pelican’s Snoballs
🍢 Shish Kebabs
🍗 Choc’s BBQ
🦀 Landshark Seafood SC
🍦 The Cone Truck

Line Up:
🎤 Jason Trueluck – 11 AM-2 PM
🎤 Gary Speck – 2:30-5:30 PM
🎤 Aden Webb & the Palmetto Whiskeys – 6-9 PM
💥 Fireworks show starting around 9 PM 💥

FREE FOR VISITORS BY BOAT • PAID PARKING ON DAY OF EVENT

Fountain Inn Fireworks Spectacular
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Commerce Park

Fireworks, Food Trucks, and live music. There is no better way to celebrate than right here in Fountain Inn! The Fountain Inn Fireworks Spectacular is full of great food and fun for the whole family. Come listen to great music, eat from delicious food trucks, and enjoy Independence Day with a fireworks show!

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Asheville Tourists vs. Greenville Drive Independence Day Fireworks
Jul 3 @ 6:35 pm
McCormick Field

Independence Day Fireworks

Thursday, July 4, 2024
Red, White + Boom
Jul 4 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Barnet Park

2024 RED, WHITE & BOOM PRESENTED BY SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Spartanburg’s favorite way to celebrate Independence Day!

Barnet Park is the perfect setting for Spartanburg’s Independence Day celebration. On July 4, come hungry and enjoy great food and spectacular fireworks!

Note: Parking will not be available in the First Baptist Church parking lot this year. Parking garages will be open with plenty of free parking. Learn more about our parking options throughout downtown on our Downtown Parking page.

  • When: Thursday, July 4, 5:30 to 10 pm. The Fireworks display will begin around 9:30 pm.
  • Admission: Free admission!
Wednesday, October 16, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Thursday, October 17, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Friday, October 18, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Saturday, October 19, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Sunday, October 20, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Wednesday, October 23, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Thursday, October 24, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Friday, October 25, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Saturday, October 26, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Sunday, October 27, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Monday, October 28, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!

Tuesday, October 29, 2024
Boo in the Zoo
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event is back for its 38th year! This event features trick-or-treating and fun specialty areas including Dragon Alley, Ghost Town, and much more. Everyone is invited to dress up and join in the Halloween fun!