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Everything You Need for Spring Break in Greenville, SC: Travel, Local Things to Do, Lots More

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Planning your family’s spring break? Spring break for Greenville County Schools is March 18th through the 22nd, 2024. Spartanburg County School Districts have their spring break from April 1st through the 5th, 2024. Whether you are staying in Greenville or desire to travel for a little family vacation, KAG has the information you need. From budget-friendly ideas, to spring break camps, and nearby vacation rentals, our spring break content has you covered.

Looking for something that’s not here? Let us know in the comments so we can grow this guide!

Everything you need to know for spring in Greenville, SC

We’ve got everything you need to know about spring things to do near Greenville, SC!

Azaleas in the Spring Greenville, SC

Things to Do During Spring Break in Greenville, SC

Staying in Greenville for spring break? We have a bunch of suggestions for fun things to do in town.

100+ Fun Things to do on Spring Break in Greenville, SC

Are you worried about being bored over spring break? This is the list you want. It is jam-packed with ideas to keep the kids busy and help you make some family memories. You’ll find events, plus places to explore outdoors and inside. We’ll be updating this list with new events as they are announced so check back often!

10 Inexpensive Things to do This Spring Break in Greenville, SC

If you’re doing spring break in Greenville on a budget, this is one list you don’t want to miss.

Spring Break Camps in Greenville, SC

School breaks can be tricky when parents have to work. Even stay-at-home parents can find themselves searching for something to keep the kids busy and maybe a few minutes of quiet. Fortunately many places in Greenville offer spring break camps for the kiddos. We have a list of spring break camps in Greenville and we’ll keep updating it as more camps are announced.

Spring Time Day Trips from Greenville

If you’re sticking around Greenville for spring break, consider a day trip. This list is full of day trips perfect for spring.

Great Spring Break Travel Destinations in the South East

Planning to travel for spring break? Here are some fabulous destinations and vacation rentals that are in the Southeastern United States. Many are close to Greenville for a short road trip, and full of adventure and family fun.

Save Gas and Vacation Close to Home

These vacation spots are a quick hour and a half drive from the Upstate. No road trip, no long car ride and hefty gas bill. Just vacation fun.

Coastal South Carolina Vacation Rentals for Spring Break

These vacation rentals on the South Carolina Coast all had availability for Greenville and Spartanburg schools’ spring break at the time of publishing.

Cheap travel trips: Spring Break on a budget

Use these tips to save some money on your spring break travel.

Fantasy Themed Vacation Homes to Rent for Spring Break

Transport your family to a fantasy land in one of these fantasy-themed vacation rentals. Wave your wand and sleep at Hogwarts, tuck into a Hobbit Hole or head out to space.

Florida Vacation Homes With Private Pools

You don’t have to worry about crowded hotel pools when you rent an Airbnb with a private pool. These Florida rentals are all near the beach and they all have private pools.

Mountain Vacation Rentals With Private Indoor Pools

Spring in the mountains can be a little chilly at times, but that won’t bother you when you rent a mountain cabin with a private indoor pool. And, you won’t have to stake out any space in a crowded shared resort pool, either.

Charleston, South Carolina Spring Break Vacation Homes to Rent

Charleston is not too far from the Upstate, and it’s a great place to explore full of history and nearby beautiful beaches. This list of vacation rental homes near Charleston has great options whether you want to stay near the city or out by the beach.

Spring Break Trips for Families From Greenville, SC

Thinking about going out of town for spring break? Here’s a list of places that are just a few hours from Greenville. These destinations make great family vacations.

What will you do this spring break?

Take Your Family on a High-Speed Adventure at ZMAX Dragway in Concord, NC

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Thinking about a visit to ZMAX Dragway in Charlotte, NC? When is the last time you stood up to watch something go 300 mph? Been a long time or maybe never? Then you should plan a trip to the ZMAX Dragway for an NHRA National Event.

We got a chance to visit for an NHRA Nationals Event and couldn’t believe all the things we got to experience. And the best part? Kids are just $10. So your 300 mph family adventure just got a lot more budget-friendly. Here’s everything you need to know.

Watch!: Here’s our visit in one quick video

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The next NHRA event at ZMAX Dragway is coming soon!

Thank you to Explore Cabarrus County for providing tickets so we could bring our readers this review!

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(2024) Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: Greenville, SC

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If you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Greenville, SC has one of the best festivals in the state! This is the season of all things Irish. That means festivals, food, parades, crafts, and all kinds of events. Plus, there are a couple of fun, St. Patrick’s themed events happening in and near Upstate, SC for Saint Patrick’s Day 2024.

St. Patrick's Day Greenville

Events for St. Patrick’s Day: Greenville, SC

Downtown Greenville 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade

Downtown Greenville will be home to a St. Patrick’s Day Greenville, SC Festival again this year at NOMA Square on March 16th, 2024 from 11 am to 8 pm. The event will feature lots of celebrating Irish heritage with music, dance, food, and activities for the kids.
The Greenville St. Patrick’s parade will start at 10 am on Main Street Downtown from River Street to East North Street.

Live performances throughout the day will include the Irish Steppers, Pipe & Drum Bands, The Synergy Twins, Drop O’ The Pure & more. There will also be a fun head-shaving event to support Baldrick’s Pediatric Cancer Foundation!

More St. Patrick’s Day Events and Things to Do Near Greenville, SC

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St. Patrick’s Day Nearby

If you love great St. Patrick’s Day parades and festivals, there are some additional nearby cities you can head to for an exciting time!

Shenanigans In the Square in Spartanburg: March 16th, 2024. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in downtown Spartanburg with music, food, vendors, and a dedicated kids zone. Festivities are from Noon-9 pm.

Charleston, SC St. Patrick’s Day Parade: March 16th, 2024. This annual parade is enjoyed by locals and travelers looking to celebrate. The parade is held downtown and begins at St. Patrick’s Church and ends at St. John the Baptist Cathedral on Broad Street.

St. Patrick’s Day in Columbia, SC: The Columbia, South Carolina St, Pat’s in Five Points Parade is Saturday, March 16th, 2024 at 10 am. This is part of the much larger St. Pat’s in Five Points. The festival features lots of live music, food, and kids’ activities. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Kidding Around Spartanburg: The Ultimate Guide to Spartanburg, SC

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Spartanburg, SC, also known at the Hub City, has a little of everything for families: amazing parks, cultural venues, a bustling food scene, plus a walkable and growing downtown with shops and lots of things to do. Residents of Spartanburg enjoy ever-changing seasonal festivities and holiday traditions. Children have a wide variety of educational options. It’s all right here in Spartanburg, SC!

Things to do in Spartanburg, SC

Things to Do in Spartanburg

Things to Do in Spartanburg, SC: If you’re looking for things to do in Spartanburg, this is your list. It is our giant guide of things to do near Spartanburg full of adventures and things to discover in the Hub City.

Caboose at the Hub City Museum in Spartanburg, SC
Hub City Museum

Seasonal Fun in Spartanburg, SC

You’ll find special seasonal events, festivals, and not-to-miss fun activities in our seasonal guides to Spartanburg.

Spartanburg, SC Christmas Tree Lighting
Spartanburg Tree Lighting

Dine Out in Spartanburg

Spartanburg Restaurant Guide: Want to find the perfect place to grab a bite to eat? No matter what type of cuisine you’re after or dining experience you’re looking for, you’ll find it here in the Spartanburg, SC Restaurant Guide.

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free (or for cheap!) in Spartanburg: Check out some restaurants that offer deals on kids meals.

Schooling and Education Options in Spartanburg, SC

Private Schools near Spartanburg: Use our list to find the private school option that’s right for your family.

Preschools Near Spartanburg: There are a lot of preschool options near Spartanburg. Use our list to sort by location, hours and program offered.

Homeschooling in the Upstate: If you’re a homeschooling family in Spartanburg, you’ll want to bookmark this guide. It’s full of resources, classes, field trip opportunities and more.

Afterschool Care Near Spartanburg: Find the afterschool care your child needs in our Afterschool Care Guide.

Spartanburg Public Schools

Guide to Spartanburg School Districts: Find information for each of Spartanburg’s seven public school districts.

Spartanburg, SC Back to School Guide: Time for school to start? Here’s everything you need to know.

Spartanburg Schools News and Updates: Things at school can change pretty quickly. Find the newest updates from Spartanburg districts on our news page.

Celebrate a Birthday in Spartanburg

Birthday Guide: Where to Host a Birthday Party Near Spartanburg: Find the best place to host a birthday party in Spartanburg, SC

The Ultimate Guide for Families With School-Age Kids

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Are there school-aged children in your family? This guide contains all our content that’s especially for school-aged kids. We have tons of ideas about things to do, plus information on schooling options, childcare, dining out with kids and a lot more.

School age kids in Greenville, SC

Saving Money in Greenville: Attractions Coupon Books

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You love to go out with your family and friends for fun things to do and great places to dine in Greenville. But doing all the things and exploring all the places you want to visit can be pretty hard on the wallet. If you’re looking for a way to save some money, we have an idea. Check out these Attractions Coupon Books full of coupons on dining and things to do in the Upstate area.

Purchase a coupon book any time of the year, with free shipping!

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Greenville Attractions Coupon Book

Purchase your Attractions Coupon Book using the QR code in the graphic above. Or visit the Kidding Around Purchase link for Attractions Books. Use EZPay Code KAG24.

(You have to use the EZPAY Code KAG24 to support Kidding Around!)

Want to see inside the Attractions Book before you buy? Of course, you do! You can flip through a digital version of the 2024 Greenville Attractions Dining And Value Guide here.

Here are some of the vendors and coupons!

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Where and how to shop to save in Greenville, SC

Looking for more ways to save money?

Here’s where to shop to save!

Guide to Downtown Greenville, SC: Things to Do

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Are you looking for things to do in Downtown Greenville, SC? Here at Kidding Around Greenville, our goal is to make sure people in Greenville can always find something to do whether they are looking for a free activity, an experience of a lifetime, or a way to spend a fun weekend. Downtown Greenville has some of the best museums in the upstate, is home to the Greenville Zoo, offers supreme walkability, and features the postcard-worthy Falls Park on the Reedy and Liberty Bridge. There is nothing quite like being downtown. This guide has everything you need to enjoy time in Downtown Greenville, SC.

Falls Bark Guide to Downtown Greenville
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Team ECCO: Don’t Miss This Pint-Sized Powerhouse Aquarium in Hendersonville, NC

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Did you know Hendersonville, NC has an aquarium? Team ECCO Aquarium and Shark Lab is located right on Main Street in Downtown Hendersonville, NC. Squeezed in beside stores, restaurants, and coffee shops, Team ECCO ‘s footprint may be small, but the education squished between those walls is massive. The aquarium’s true charm is in interactive experiences led by its knowledgeable volunteers. Here’s a bit about our visit to Team ECCO, plus everything you need to know to plan your family’s visit.

Team Ecco Charlotte the sting ray, Hendersonville, NC
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The Ultimate Guide to Easter in Greenville, SC

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Are you looking for things to do to celebrate Easter in Greenville? From Easter Brunch to seasonal craft events, Easter Egg hunts, and socially distant activities, Greenville has a lot to offer at Easter. To help you find just what you’re looking for, we’ve pulled all our Easter content and put it right here in this Guide to Easter in Greenville.

Easter in Greenville, SC

Easter Egg Hunts and Things to Do in Greenville, SC

Easter Egg Hunts and Events

Are you looking for a place to bring the kids for an egg hunt? The Greenville area has a lot of Easter Egg hunt options. You’ll find traditional hunts large and small, some with eggs dropped by helicopter, and so much more!


See the Sunrise on Easter

Many people have an Easter tradition of viewing the sunrise. Find the perfect place to see the sunrise near Greenville this year with our list of places near Greenville to see the sunrise or sunset.

Max Patch Sunrise

Easter Brunch in Greenville, SC

Easter Brunch Restaurants

We’re currently updating this one for 2024. Check back soon for dine-in and take-out Easter brunch and dinner specials from Greenville’s restaurants. Planning to head out for brunch on Easter Sunday? It’s a popular day for brunch and many local restaurants offer special menus and seating times for Easter brunch. Don’t forget to make a reservation in advance! Many popular restaurants will fill up fast!


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Children’s Haircuts in Greenville

You’re dressing them up for Easter, so you might be thinking about getting that hair trimmed before those great Easter morning photo opportunities present themselves. We’ve got a list of the best places in Greenville for kids’ haircuts.


Have we missed some important Easter information you are looking for? Please let us know in the comments so we can add to this guide!

5 Valentine’s Day Cards Free! Print or Make These EASY cards right now!

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Valentine’s Day cards for kids do not have to be complicated or expensive. No, you don’t have to include candy, stickers, tattoos, or any other little trinket that’s got a pretty good chance of being dropped on the way home anyway. A simple card that says “Hey, thanks for being my friend,” is heartfelt and in keeping everything good about Valentine’s Day. Of course, you can include little gifts if you’d like to and they do make the Valentine’s Day festivities at school a little more sparkly. Either way, here are some ideas for FREE (or very cheap) Valentines.

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