As the summer heat gradually gives way to the crisp coolness of autumn, Greenville, South Carolina, comes alive with a vibrant array of events and festivities that celebrate the beauty of the season. Whether you’re a local resident or planning a visit, there’s no shortage of exciting activities to look forward to this fall. From outdoor gatherings to cultural celebrations, here’s a roundup of just a few of the upcoming events that promise to make this October in Greenville truly unforgettable.
Dates: October 5, 19, 26, 2023
Enjoy a free movie at Falls Park! Movies kick off at sunset but you’ll want to arrive early to secure a prime spot and participate in trivia prior to the screening. Local food trucks and Poppington’s Popcorn will be available on location. If you intend to bring alcohol, a $1 wristband must be purchased on-site.
You’re welcome to bring your own picnic, chairs, or blankets and relish a delightful evening beneath the night sky! A friendly reminder to all attendees: kindly leave your pets at home, refrain from bringing glass containers, and avoid smoking on-site.
Fall Wine Festival
Date: October 7, 2023
Make your way to Fluor Field, the home of the Greenville Drive, and indulge in the Greenville Fall Wine Festival! This year the event will feature more than 50 wines to try, a variety of food choices, live music, and a DJ. This is an event for individuals aged 21 and older. Please note that children, infants, and pets are not permitted.
Greer Arts & Eats
Date: October 7, 2023
Celebrating its third consecutive year, the Greer Arts and Eats Festival has proven to be an ever-expanding cultural phenomenon, drawing enthusiasts and visitors from all around. Nestled just outside of Greenville in Greer, this vibrant event has consistently amplified its appeal and offerings year after year.
The festival’s growth mirrors the flourishing arts scene in the region, attracting talented artisans, culinary maestros, and appreciative attendees alike.
Fall for Greenville
Dates: October 13-15, 2023
Kicking off the fall festival season in style, Fall for Greenville, is a must-attend event for foodies and music enthusiasts. This three-day extravaganza features an eclectic array of mouthwatering dishes from local restaurants, live music performances, and engaging activities for all ages.
Set against the charming backdrop of downtown Greenville, this festival perfectly captures the essence of community and celebration.
Boo in the Zoo
Dates: October 18-22, 2023 & October 25-30, 2023
For a family-friendly Halloween experience, head to the Greenville Zoo for “Boo in the Zoo.” This event features trick-or-treating, character meet-and-greets, and a creatively decorated zoo that provides a safe and entertaining environment for kids to enjoy the holiday spirit.
Greenville Craft Beer Festival
Date: October 21, 2023
For beer aficionados, the Greenville Craft Beer Festival is a highlight of the fall season. Sample a wide variety of craft beers from local and regional breweries while enjoying live music and delicious food offerings at Fluor Field.
Country Music Fest
Dates: October 20-22, 2023
Experience line dancing, multiple stages, an abundance of delicious festival food, and a whole lot of fun, all while enjoying more incredible music from your beloved country artists.
Trick-or-Treat on Main
Dates: October 28, 2023
Enjoy a spooktacular evening of trick-or-treating with numerous downtown Greenville businesses! Stroll along Main Street and keep an eye out for the green pumpkins, which indicate participating merchants in the 2023 Trick-or-Treat on Main Street (while supplies last).
October in Upstate South Carolina is brimming with exciting events and activities to enjoy. Whether you’re a local resident or considering relocating to Greenville, make sure to set aside a weekend to immerse yourself in these fantastic experiences.
As you explore the vibrant culture and community, don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our dedicated agents, who will be more than happy to guide you through the process of finding your dream home in this charming area. We look forward to helping you make the Upstate your new home!