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.

Apr
24
Wed
CLT Wine & Food Weekend 2019 @ Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 11:00 pm

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend brings together leading winemakers and chefs from around the world to celebrate and advance public knowledge of and appreciation for great wine and food, while making significant contributions to charitable organizations that benefit children and their families in the Charlotte community.

More info to come! Follow us on Instagram @cltwineandfood

https://www.facebook.com/events/270779766933492/

Apr
25
Thu
Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical @ McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

“Based on the French novel, Les Liasions Dangereuses, and the classic cult film starring Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillipe and Sarah Michelle Geller, Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical Experience pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil.

Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl – and anyone who gets in their way – they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.

Featuring your favorite throwback hits by artists like Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, REM, *NSYNC, and, of course, Britney Spears, this intoxicating new musical is the ultimate night out. – Entertainment Weekly

https://www.facebook.com/events/2150246615217789/?event_time_id=2150246638551120

Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical @ McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

“Based on the French novel, Les Liasions Dangereuses, and the classic cult film starring Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillipe and Sarah Michelle Geller, Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical Experience pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil.

Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl – and anyone who gets in their way – they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.

Featuring your favorite throwback hits by artists like Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, REM, *NSYNC, and, of course, Britney Spears, this intoxicating new musical is the ultimate night out. – Entertainment Weekly

https://www.facebook.com/events/2150246615217789/

Upstate Swing Dance- Clemson Edition @ Clemson United Methodist Church
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Upstate Swing is bringing our fun and simple flavor of Swing to Clemson.
This is an excellent event to bring your two left-footed friends to.

We will have a 30-minute partner rotating class starting at 8pm, so if you have had lessons we can brush off the rust, help your friends learn faster or heck maybe you just want the chance to meet a couple more of the dancers in the Clemson area.
We are dancing 8:30-10:30

Swing dancers in the Clemson Univ Leisure Skills classes. We know you spend 12 weeks smoothing out your basics yet you get frustrated with friends when they don’t pick it up in 10-12 minutes.
Don’t lose your patience or frustrate them, send them our way at 8pm for the lesson

Cost is $6 for the whole night, including the lesson.

How about some throw back videos of Clemson past?
What do the dances that we host look & feel like?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ji67RgwhVw

End of the year party
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycPrcWKfNgc

We can’t wait to see you there!

Paul Hoke & Ansley Meredith Hoke

https://www.facebook.com/events/1820958151495719/

Apr
26
Fri
2019 Smoky Mountain Relay @ Smoky Mountain Relay
Apr 26 @ 6:00 am – Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for the 11th annual Smoky Mountain Relay. Choose from the 206-mile relay or the new 140-mile relay. Teams of 8-12 complete under the 12 member option or Ultra teams of 6.

Packet Pick Up at Oskar Blues Brewery North Carolina Thursday, April 25th 4-7pm
Complete information at
http://smokymountainrelay.com/?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=120118_fb_event
https://raceroster.com/events/2019/18014/smoky-mountain-relay?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=120118_fb_event

https://www.facebook.com/events/520010741811895/

Shades of Spring Photo Contest @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Apr 26 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Wildflowers springing from the ground are a sign that spring and warmer weather are right around the corner. Capture photos of your family and friends enjoying the Park and enter them into our Shades of Spring Photo Contest for a chance to win fabulous prizes. We’ll use the winning entries on our website and Facebook album, and you’ll win some fun prizes. Photos must be taken within the Chimney Rock section of the Park.

Cost: No additional cost to enter.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2260375557328117/?event_time_id=2260375643994775

Greater Clemson Music Festival
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Music Festival with food, drink, dancing and entertainment benefiting local charities.

https://www.facebook.com/events/219701865625124/

VAPE EXPO Greenville @ Greenville Convention Center
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – Apr 27 @ 9:00 pm

Welcome to Vape Expo Greenville. The biggest party of the winter. On April 26 and 27 USA Vape Expo will invade Greenville, SC for a huge vape expo featuring international brands, massive competitions, and tons of giveaways. Be there and help support our calls to action with CASAA. Visit www.tvbievents.com for more details. *****Anyone from the public who had registered or clicked that they were attending Feb. 1 and 2 please PM this page and we will have a special gift for you at the new date in April.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1917612244991764/

15th Annual Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Criterium
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Make plans to join us for the 15th Annual Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Criterium, a closed-circuit, multi-lap cycling race through Downtown Spartanburg, a part of Spartanburg’s Spring Fling weekend!

Downtown Spartanburg, SC puts a sweet southern SPIN on the traditional tailgate! This bike race turns the heart of the city into a simply extravagant party. Rent a tent, bring your friends, and load up your tailgating gear to watch cyclists race around the half-mile downtown course. “The Crit” is a part of the USA CRITS Speed Week series and is known for it’s open-air plaza center, dangerously sharp left turns and unique atmosphere!

More information coming soon! Interested in a sponsorship?
Email [email protected].org

https://www.facebook.com/events/742638089468961/

Soil & Flaw at The Firmament | Greenville, SC @ The Firmament
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Friday April 26th in Greenville, South Carolina!! Soil & Flaw rocks The Firmament with special guests; Below 7!!! Want to win FREE TICKETS?! Reply with “#SoilFlawSC in the comment below TAG a friend & SHARE THIS POST!!!! Tickets are STILL AVAILABLE!! Get your online tickets here>> 👇👇👇http://Bit.ly/TF-SOILxFLAW

https://www.facebook.com/events/2216570218597456/

Cider, Wine & Dine Weekend
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Cider, Wine & Dine Weekend features Henderson County wineries and cideries partnering together to create a signature weekend filled with all things cider, wine and food-related! Activities for the weekend include, of course, enjoying local artisan hard cider, wines and mead, plus lots of food, fire pits, movies, live music, production facility tours, and much more.

The participating local producers, sellers and venues include:
– Appalachian Ridge Artisan Cider
– Bold Rock Hard Cider
– Burntshirt Vineyards Chimney Rock
– Burntshirt Vineyards Hendersonville
– Point Lookout Vineyards & World’s Edge Meadery
– Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards
– Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards Flat Rock
– The Horse Shoe Farm
– Wine Sage & Gourmet

For more info on this event, visit www.visithendersonvillenc.org/cider-wine-dine-weekend

https://www.facebook.com/events/1953898348253472/?event_time_id=1953898354920138

Get Hip! The Steve Watson Trio w/Jamey Wright at CMM @ Carolina Music Museum
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Get Hip! The Steve Watson Trio with Jamey Wright at the Carolina Music Museum
Friday, April 26 at 7:30 PM

Pretty tough to find a better jazz guitarist anywhere than Greenville native, Steve Watson! Steve’s hip caused him to miss his slot in the Heritage Green Music Fall Season–thanks to his former student, Matt Dingledine, the show went on but, now, hip replaced–yeah, he’s hip again!–his trio, with Greg Alewine on base, Brendan Williamson on piano, with vocals by Jamey Wright will fill the Carolina Music Museum with jazz from the great American Songbook on Friday night, April 26 at 7:30. There was standing room only in the fall so get your tickets now ‘cause the 80 seats went quickly! So, call 864-520-8807 and reserve your seats now! $15 for adults, $5 for students! Sure, there’ll be beer, wine, popcorn and America’s music, Jazz!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1976090469165455/

Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical @ McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Based on the French novel, Les Liasions Dangereuses, and the classic cult film starring Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillipe and Sarah Michelle Geller, Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical Experience pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil.

Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl – and anyone who gets in their way – they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.

Featuring your favorite throwback hits by artists like Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, REM, *NSYNC, and, of course, Britney Spears, this intoxicating new musical is the ultimate night out. – Entertainment Weekly

https://www.facebook.com/events/2150246615217789/?event_time_id=2150246625217788

Eric Church: Double Down Tour @ Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

tickets purchased for resale will be cancelled without notice. Orders exceeding ticket limit will be canceled without notice. delivery of tickets will be delayed until 24 hours prior to the event date to check for duplicate orders. box office reserves the right to adjust delivery methods and bar codes on any ticket order. Customers will be notified if their order is adjusted. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of platinum seating benefits Chief Cares for the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. There is not opening act. Eric Church to take the stage at published show time. Get there early to avoid lines.

Sale Dates and Times:

Public Onsale : Fri, 12 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM

Church Choir Verified Fan Presale : Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM

Eric Church Verified Fan Presale : Wed, 10 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM

Church Choir Verified Fan Platinum : Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM

Eric Church Verified Fan Platinum : Wed, 10 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM

Official Platinum : Fri, 12 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM

https://www.facebook.com/events/2717402784948424/

Apr
27
Sat
2019 Looking Glass Tour @ Blue Ridge Adventures
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

On April 27th, 2019, we’re offering up the goods on some of Transylvania County’s finest roads in The Looking Glass Tour! These ultimate samplers showcase the diversity in the terrain found in the county. We’ll have chip-timed results and plenty of rider support with awesome rest stops and SAG Wagons! This is going to be THE road ride of the spring and you won’t want to miss this 5th annual event.

REGISTRATION 👉 https://www.blueridgeadventures.net/looking-glass-tour/registration/#online-registration-2

https://www.facebook.com/events/207085750109329/

2019 Wheels for Meals Charity Ride @ Trailblazer Park
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join Meals on Wheels of Greenville on Saturday, April 27 for the 2019 Wheels for Meals Charity Ride at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest! This annual event includes five scenic and challenging routes, a post-ride celebration, fundraising incentive gear and more!

All proceeds benefit the mission of Meals on Wheels of Greenville to provide nutritious meals, personal interaction and independence to the homebound in Greenville County.

Register today at www.WheelsforMeals.com!

https://www.facebook.com/events/979559838881076/

Kings Mountain Running Festival 2019 @ YMCA Camp Cherokee
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

We hope you join us for our annual run at Kings Mountain State Park in Clover South Carolina!

In 2019, with fresh legs, we’ve teamed up with the Camp Cherokee YMCA staff to make this event bigger, better, and more inclusive than ever before. With the addition of the kid’s races, 5k, and a 10k to the half and full marathon, there will be something for everyone. This event supports Camp Cherokee’s revitalization efforts and helps get more kids to camps.

Children 9+ can certainly sign up for the 5k or 10k if the parents feel like the child is adequately prepared for the distance otherwise children who sign up for the kids races will be set into the following groups and distances.

Ages: Distance
5-6: 1k
7-9: 2k
10-14: 3k

We’ll run these a couple times through out the morning to give parents a chance to run with the tots after their race and complete details will be posted to the website and athlete guide at www.runkingsmountain.com

It was a little army and a little battle, but it was of mighty portent.

In 1780, atop Kings Mountain the Patriot Militia toppled the Royal Loyalists in the Revolutionary War. When the smoke cleared on the mountain’s steep western ridge, the Patriot Militia stood victorious.
“This is a place of inspiring memories. Here less than a thousand men, inspired by the urge of freedom, defeated a superior force entrenched in this strategic position.”

– President Herbert Hoover, October 7, 1930, atop Kings Mountain.
President Teddy Roosevelt once called this small but strategic victory the “turning point of the American Revolution.”

And to this day, the battle’s spirit lives on in the inhabitants of York County, South Carolina. Folks here carry a certain dignity because of their home’s unique place in history. And why shouldn’t they? It’s beautiful and rugged land they live on!
Which is why it won’t surprise you to hear that 230 years after the famous triumph, a small band of runners came directly to Kings Mountain for their own “battle.” A freak snowstorm and a last-minute marathon race cancellation had left them with little choice.

You see, just like the Patriot militia, they had something to prove. And if they could just get a race organizer to meet a few simple demands, they were going to fight for it.

So, they got in touch with Adventure Geek Productions, and inside an hour, the new Kings Mountain Militia was formed, and the battle was on!
Only this time the enemy wasn’t a red coated army. It was the terrain itself. Specifically, 26.2 miles of it. They called the challenge Kings Mountain Marathon.
Yes, this course has hills. Kings MOUNTAIN Running Festival.

The marathon fulfills all the marathonmaniacs.com requirements to count towards a marathon completion in all 50 states. A half marathon and full marathon course have been designed and tested by local runners to provide the best scenery, safety, and support for your race experience.

All 5k, 10k, half and full marathon participants will receive event t-shirts and all finishers will receive a custom finishers medal and other goodies!
Yes this course has hills. Kings MOUNTAIN Marathon.

This race fulfills all of the marathonmaniacs.com requirements to count towards a marathon completion in all 50 states. A half marathon and full marathon course have been designed and tested by local runners to provide the best scenery, safety, and support for your race experience.

All half and full marathon participants will receive event t-shirts and all finishers will receive a custom finishers medal and other goodies!

Pre-Registration Fees
Half-Marathon – $60
Marathon – $90

Race Day Registration Fees
Half-Marathon – $70
Marathon – $100

Race day registration will be available from 6:30AM-7:45AM.
*Participants who register on race day may not receive a t-shirt due to limited supply

Packet Pickup
Packet Pickup will be available on Friday at the starting line, from 5PM – 7PM and again on race day from 6:30AM to 7:45AM.

https://www.facebook.com/events/290855568420065/

Mutt Strut 2019 benefiting the Greenville Humane Society
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

This year the Mutts are taking over Main Street! Join us Saturday, April 27th for the 8th Annual Mutt Strut, presented by Papa John’s and benefiting the Greenville Humane Society! Participants will enjoy a 2-mile walk/run through beautiful Downtown Greenville beginning at 550 South Main St. in front of Halls Chophouse. Following immediately after, the Mutt Market festival and after party will take place on South Main Street between the Army Navy Store and Mary’s Cottage. The streets will be lined with entertainment including live music, free pizza from our presenting sponsor Papa John’s, caricature artists, face painters and sponsor tents with plenty of awesome giveaways! Participants over the age of 6 will also receive a swag bag filled with goodies and a race t-shirt. Don’t forget! All proceeds from the Mutt Strut go to benefit the animals of the Greenville Humane Society. Limited registrations remaining!

https://www.facebook.com/events/521352405034774/

Shades of Spring Photo Contest @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Wildflowers springing from the ground are a sign that spring and warmer weather are right around the corner. Capture photos of your family and friends enjoying the Park and enter them into our Shades of Spring Photo Contest for a chance to win fabulous prizes. We’ll use the winning entries on our website and Facebook album, and you’ll win some fun prizes. Photos must be taken within the Chimney Rock section of the Park.

Cost: No additional cost to enter.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2260375557328117/?event_time_id=2260375647328108

Dusk to Dawn Photography Workshop @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Join Professional Photographer Chuck Hill for this two-day workshop focusing on nature’s beauty at all hours of the day. This class will discuss and review panos, types of scenic photography and the equipment needed to make a photo pop. You’ll also have the option to camp overnight in the Park, a rarity that few people have enjoyed. Preregistration for this event is required.

Event Schedule

Saturday, April 27
9-11:30am- Class begins. Review of photography equipment and editing software
11:30am-12:30pm-Lunch from Old Rock Cafe
12:30-3:30pm- Travel to the Rock to shoot photos
3:30-4:30pm- Return to classroom for a break
4:30-7:15pm- Travel to Hickory Nut Falls and take photos
7:15-8pm- Return to classroom/ setup tents
8-9:30pm- Dinner on your own
10pm-?-Astrophotography in the Meadows

Sunday, April 28

5:30-7am- Sunrise shoot at the top of the Rock
7am-10am- Breakfast/Free time to edit photos in the classroom
10am-11:30am- Class resumes/Review of editing programs
11:30am-12:30pm-Lunch
1pm-4pm- Q&A Session/ Free time to explore park

Cost: $250 fee. Camping is an additional $8 per person. Lunch on Saturday and Sunday included in Price. All other meals and lodging are at the expense of participants. Workshop attendees are responsible for bringing their own camera, computer with photo editing software, camping equipment and food outside of lunch during this workshop. To register, call 828-625-9611.

https://www.facebook.com/events/278412772864804/?event_time_id=278412776198137