Celebrate the Season of Joy in Greenwood, SC.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

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You’re invited to Jingle & Mingle with us as we bring the merriment this holiday season. Join us on a Holiday Hunt for treasures, with chances to win prizes from some of Greenwood’s favorite shops. Take in the charm of Uptown lights, see Santa on Main, and enjoy all of the great tastes and glad gatherings of the holidays. Cookie treats, lighted streets, tricked-out trains and singing elves are all waiting to make your holidays a happy one. Plan your trip to a hometown holiday in Greenwood.

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November 8 — December 16, 2021
Be part of the Jingle & Mingle Holiday Hunt! Take a selfie with the Holiday Hunt items on the list and post to social media with the appropriate hashtags. You’ll be entered in the drawing to win one of two great holiday prize baskets. Download the list to see all of the participating businesses, items to locate, and complete instructions.
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Calendar of Events
Nov
11
JAN
8
A Local Look at The Arts Center
A Local Look is an annual, year-end exhibit that highlights current work by local artists as well as the work of four local guilds: Greenwood Area Studio Potters, Greenwood Artist Guild, Greenwood Woodworkers Guild and Dolores von Rosen Basketry Guild. The exhibit in the main gallery is FREE and open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
The Arts Center of Greenwood
120 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
November 11 – January 8
Mon-Fri: 10am – 5pm
Sat: 10am – 3pm
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Nov
19
JAN
14
Uptown Holiday Lights
Uptown Greenwood's Holiday Lights begin to sparkle in mid-November and are on display through the holidays.  Enjoy the sights by car, or take a stroll and take some great holiday photos! The trees along Main Street and Maxwell Avenue are wrapped in classic, bright white lights. Enjoy the whimsical décor throughout Uptown, including giant alphabet blocks, Teddy bear, toy soldier, Santa and more!
Uptown Greenwood
November 19 – January 14
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NOV
6
Holiday Tree Art Workshop
Come be creative with this bisque painting workshop from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 6 at the Arts Center of Greenwood. Paint a personalized, vintage tree for your Christmas decor or gift giving! All supplies will be provided. Space will be limited, so advance registration is required. Can't make it on November 6th? A second workshop will be held on November 20th.
The Arts Center of Greenwood
120 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
November 6
10am – 12pm
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NOV
6
Christmas at the Market
Find the perfect, unique holiday gifts at the Uptown Christmas Market. The market is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so you can shop for handmade arts and crafts items that are sure to please the pickiest recipient. You can visit Christmas at the Market again on December 4th.
Uptown Market
220 Maxwell Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
November 6
10am – 2pm
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NOV
16
Holiday Tree Lighting
Event info coming soon!
Lander University

November 16
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NOV
19
Grape Stomp
​​Grape Stomp is the Chamber's annual wine-tasting event, held in conjunction with Uptown Greenwood's Holiday Open House Weekend. Attended by over 400+ people, Grape Stomp highlights over a dozen local businesses in Uptown Greenwood by bringing in shoppers for an evening of wine-tasting and socializing. Registration will be in front of the Grier Building. Tickets: $30 if purchased by 11/12/21. $35 after 11/12/21
Uptown Greenwood
November 19
5:30pm – 8pm
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NOV
20
Holiday Tree Art Workshop
Come be creative with this bisque painting workshop from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 20 at the Arts Center of Greenwood. Paint a personalized, vintage tree for your Christmas decor or gift giving! All supplies will be provided. Space will be limited, so advance registration is required.
The Arts Center of Greenwood
120 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
November 20
10am – 12pm
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NOV
30
20th Anniversary Connie Maxwell Christmas Kick-off Concert
Join us Tuesday, November 30th, for a 20th Anniversary Connie Maxwell Christmas concert featuring American Idol's Colton Dixon.
Connie Maxwell Children's Home
215 Terrell Smith Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
November 30
7pm – 8:30pm
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DEC
2
DEC
4
20th Anniversary Connie Maxwell Christmas Celebration
Make a holiday memory with family and friends as you drive through the campus of Connie Maxwell Children’s Home. The night will be filled with lights and holiday magic, as each cottage and other beautiful campus buildings will be brightly lit with images of Christmas.
Connie Maxwell Children's Home
110 Nixon Circle
‍Greenwood, SC 29646
December 2-4
‍‍6pm – 8pm
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DEC
3
DEC
5
Santa on Main
Santa Claus is coming to town! Enjoy photos with Santa, children's activities and more in Uptown Greenwood.
Uptown Greenwood
120 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 3 – 5
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DEC
4
Christmas at the Market
Find the perfect, unique holiday gifts at the Uptown Christmas Market. The market is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so you can shop for handmade arts and crafts items that are sure to please the pickiest recipient.
Uptown Market
220 Maxwell Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 4
10am – 2pm
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DEC
4
96 Christmas Parade
Event info coming soon!
Town of Ninety Six
97 E Main Street
Ninety Six, SC 29666
December 4
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DEC
5
Uptown Christmas Parade
Celebrate "A Coastal Christmas" parade in Uptown Greenwood. Enjoy a parade of floats, performers, candy, and of course, Santa Claus! There is a float and performance competition. We invite you to mingle with Greenwood's finest community of businesses, churches, schools, and other participating organizations.
Uptown Greenwood
December 5
2:30pm
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DEC
3
DEC
12
Elf The Musical
Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre.
Greenwood Community Theatre
110 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 3 – 12
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DEC
11
Cookie Crawl
Pick up your Cookie Crawl map and treat boxes for the kids at the Arts Center. Then visit all of the Cookie Stops in Uptown shops from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to fill your treat boxes with yummy holiday treats—and do some holiday shopping along the way.
Uptown Greenwood
120 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 11
11am – 2pm
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DEC
11
North Pole Express
Party with Santa and the the elves as they celebrate Christmas. Local theater students present a North Pole Express play, while the dancing elves serve up cocoa and cookies. Kids can make ornaments and go home with a goodie bag from Santa. Tickets are $25 for children and $10 for adults.
The Railroad Historical Center
908 South Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 11
6pm – 8pm
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DEC
12
Troy Christmas Parade
The Town of Troy and the Troy Community Circle of Friends Organization along with the Troy Fire Department invites family and friends to join us for our Annual Christmas Parade. The Members of the Troy Community Circle of Friends will serve hot cocoa, cookies, and snacks after the parade at the Community Center.
Town of Troy
1518 Neil Street
Troy, SC
December 12
3pm – 5pm
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DEC
16
Uptown Holiday Sip & Shop
Come Sip and Shop Uptown! Uptown shops and boutiques will be open late for holiday shopping on December 16th. There will be specials and sales, holiday treats to snack on and holiday cocktails to sip on! Make your wish list at your favorite shops, so your family is sure to have their favorites under the tree!
Uptown Greenwood
December 16
‍5pm – 8pm
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DEC
17
DEC
18
Christmas at the Train
Enjoy the elaborate Chstimas decorations and have a cup of hot chocolate to celebrate the season at the Railroad Center's annual holiday open house.
The Railroad Historical Center
908 South Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 17 – 18
6pm – 8pm
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DEC
21
DEC
22
Winter Break Mini Art Camp
In this Winter Break Mini Art Camp, students 6-12 years old can build skills in drawing, painting, printing and sculpting. Local guest artists will visit, share their art making techniques and challenge students to use their imaginations, make connections with others and think outside the box! You can also catch the Art Camp the following weekend, December 28th and 29th.
The Arts Center of Greenwood
120 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
December 21 – 22
9am – 12pm
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