Your Guide to Hampton Station in Greenville, SC

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If you haven’t visited Hampton Station in Greenville, SC yet, go ahead and put it on your bucket list. Located just minutes from Main Street and directly on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, it’s in a great location. Before you head there, we’ve got you covered on things to do, places to eat, and things you should do with your kids.

This article includes:
Things to Do at Hampton Station
Where to Eat in Hampton Station
Great Things Especially for the Kids at Hampton Station

Things to Do at Hampton Station

Craft Axe Throwing

Learn to throw axes as Craft Axe Throwing! Make a game of it by seeing who can score the most points by throwing them at a giant dartboard. Don’t worry—there are trained instructors nearby to help. They also have a stocked bar. Call ahead or go online to reserve your axe-throwing lane.

864.301.6032

Hollowed Earth Pottery

Take a pottery class at Hollowed Earth Pottery. With classes for both kids and adults, there’s something for every skill level of pottery-making. They also offer studio memberships if you want to continue to improve. And if you don’t want to actually make the pottery yourself, peruse their retail space and shop for mugs, bowls, plates, and more.

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Hollowed Earth pottery
Hollowed Earth project

Karisma by Kara Hamdmade Jewelry

Shop for handmade jewelry at Karisma by Kara Handmade Jewelry. Crafting jewelry from a variety of metals including aluminum, copper, brass, silver, and gold foil, she incorporates cold connection techniques as well as soldering to create each piece of jewelry. Everything is unique and one-of-a-kind. Her retail shop is open on Saturdays from 12 – 6 pm and by appointment. You can also attend one of her jewelry-making classes offered Monday-Thursday.

Outside the Lines Art by Nicole

Visit Outside the Lines Art by Nicole. Nicole is an abstract and impressionist artist who is captivated by energetic and vibrant color. Her studio is open Monday – Wednesday 10 am – 2 pm, Thursday – Friday 3 pm – 6 pm, and Saturdays 2 pm – 6 pm. She also offers workshops, so be sure to check out her website for the most recent information on her classes.

864.640.2515

Dapper Ink

Shop for new graphic tees and other apparel at Dapper Ink. Open Monday – Friday from 9 am – 6 pm, you can visit and shop this local print shop and design studio.

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Places to Eat at Hampton Station

Birds Fly South

Birds Fly South, a local brewery favorite, makes craft beer with a throwback approach. With a focus on farmhouse saisons and sour beers, they create complex beers. They update their 14 beers on tap every week. Their main taproom includes an outdoor patio, large lawn space, and Biergarten. And while they do offer some snacks, White Duck Taco is right next door. Sometimes you’ll even find food trucks outside. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you. On Friday nights at 7:30 pm, they play movies with beer pairings and food in The Aviary (their back bar), and you can listen to live music most Saturdays starting at 3 pm.

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Birds Fly South

Due South Coffee

Grab a cup of coffee at Due South Coffee. This forward-thinking local coffee shop roasts a variety of flavorful coffee for you to either start your day with or give it a little jumpstart in the afternoon. 

864.283.6680

White Duck Taco

White Duck Taco is a local favorite restaurant with a variety of tacos. Their menu changes often, so what you see online may not be their current selections. They are committed to buying 99% American-made products, and everything is priced a la carte so you can mix-and-match your selections.

864.609.4150

Wandering Bard Meadery

Wandering Bard Meadery is a mead tasting room that offers a variety of meads (honey-wine), ciders, and wines, as well as food and entertainment. They have over two dozen beverages on tap, and food items include Big Pretzels, several different Charcuterie Boards and Flatbread Pizzas, paninis, salads, and a kids menu. Events include trivia nights, book clubs, and live music.

864.729.3025

Things to Do With Kids at Hampton Station

Hollowed Earth Pottery

Take your kids to one of the seasonal kid’s pottery classes at Hollowed Earth Pottery.

Check out one of two murals at Hampton Station:

  • “Be a Voice” mural at Birds Fly South
  • “Hampton Station” at Lion’s Roar Crossfit

Ride bikes up and down the Swamp Rabbit Trail and stop for tacos at White Duck Taco. 

Have a picnic with your kids at one of the many outdoor picnic tables.

What do you like the most at Hampton Station?

Shannon Pruitt
About the Author
Shannon moved to the Upstate after college, and other than a brief few years in Florida, has stayed. A former teacher, she is now the mom of one beautiful girl and works from home as a writer, web designer, and social media strategist. She believes tacos don't have to be reserved for Tuesdays, shamelessly listens to crime podcasts, and fuels herself on a daily cup of coffee (or two). You can find her on Instagram @shannonroyalpruitt

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