Holiday happenings across the Upstate
The coronavirus pandemic has sidelined many holiday activities across the Upstate, but several are proceeding with caution with limited hours, social distancing and face covering requirements.
Here is a listing of holiday happenings, with links included to check on pricing or possible scheduling updates.
Greenville Ice on Main, Nov. 13 to Jan. 31 at various hours, 206 S. Main Street in downtown Greenville
Skating on the Square, Nov. 20 to Jan 18, time varies, on Morgan Square, 108 W. Main Street in Spartanburg
Holiday Ice, Dec. 4 to Jan. 31, time varies, in Carolina Wren Park, 111 E. Whitner Street, Anderson
Hollywild Holiday Lights Safari, Nov. 20 to Jan. 2 at 6 p.m. nightly, 2325 Hampton Road, Wellford SC
Anderson Christmas Lights, Nov. 26 to Dec. 25 at 5:30 p.m. on Martin Luther King Boulevard and Woodcrest Drive
Upstate Holiday Light Show, Nov. 26 to Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. at Greenville Pickens Speedway
Pelzer Light People, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7-9 p.m., weather permitting, next to the Historic Pelzer Gym on Lebby St (Hwy. 8).
Holiday Craft Fairs
Holly Jolly Holiday Fair, Nov. 21 & Nov. 22 at 10 a.m., on Balloon Lane in Anderson
Holiday Fair in Greenville, Dec. 3 to Dec. 5 at 9 a.m. at Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive
Pendleton Christkindlmarkt, Fridays & Saturdays, Nov. 27 to Dec. 19, 5-9:30 p.m. in Village Green
Tree Lightings & Parades
Easley Christmas Parade of Lights, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m.
Fountain Inn Christmas “Inn” Our Town, Dec. 10-20 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Greer Christmas Tree Lighting at Greer City Park, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Liberty Tree Lighting and Festivities, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.
Mauldin Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater
Newberry Main Street Lights: Community Christmas Tree Lighting, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.
The Town of Pelzer and West Pelzer Christmas Parade, Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. along Main Street
Piedmont Christmas Parade, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. starting at Hardee’s on Hwy. 86 and continuing to First Baptist Church on Greenville side
Seneca: A Jazzy Christmas, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. at Ram Cat Alley
Simpsonville Tree Lighting Ceremony, Dec. 3, 6 p.m. at City Hall
Williamston Christmas Park and Deck the Halls Celebration, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.