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15+ Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free or Cheap in Spartanburg, SC

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Looking for places where Kids Eat Free in Spartanburg? Dining out with kids doesn’t have to be expensive! Many restaurants in Spartanburg County offer special deals (including free kid’s meals) on certain weeknights. We’ve done the searching so you don’t have to! So enjoy a night off from cooking, you deserve it!

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Looking for kid’s meal deals in Greenville? Check out our list of Kids Eat Free in Greenville!

We attempt to keep this list as accurate as possible. Location participation may vary, so be sure to contact the restaurant before ordering to confirm they offer their kid’s meal promotional deals.
This list does not imply restaurant endorsement and is simply for our reader’s convenience.

Spartanburg SC Restaurants

Here are some of the best restaurants in Spartanburg, SC!

We will do our best to keep this list updated. Leave a comment or email us if you notice any outdated listings or new discounts that we should add.

Kids Eat Free on Monday in Spartanburg

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road, Greer

Kids Eat Cheap on Monday

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: All-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 North Pine Street, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Free on Tuesday in Spartanburg

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road, Greer

Denny’s

Offer: 2 free kid meals per adult
Time: 4-10 PM
Age: 12 and under
2306 Reidville Road, Spartanburg
115 Sloan Garden Road, Boiling Springs

IHOP

Offer: 1 free kids meal with an adult purchase
Time: 4-10 PM
Age: 12 and under
8135 Warren H Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg

Pizza Inn

Offer: 1 free kids meal with an adult purchase
Time: 5:00 PM until close
Age: 12 and under
1517 E. Main St, Duncan
115 W. Wade Hampton, Greer
1108 Asheville Hwy, Spartanburg
2225 E. Main St, Spartanburg

Chicken Salad Chick

Offer: One free little chick meal per adult entree purchase
Time: Every Tuesday from 5 – 8 pm
Age: 12 and under
449 East Main Street – Suite E, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Cheap on Tuesday

Burrito Hub

Offer: $1.50 Tacos
Time: Tuesdays, 5 pm-7 pm
Age: all ages
253 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg
Check out our Kidding Around review of Burrito Hub!

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: All-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 North Pine Street, Spartanburg

Rapid Fired Pizza Spartanburg

Offer: $1.99 Kids Night
Time: Every Tuesday from 5-10 PM
Age: One per child age 12 and under with purchase of entrée and drink at regular price. Not valid with any other offer.
1707-F John B White Senior Blvd, Spartanburg
See our Kidding Around review of Rapid Fired Pizza.

Wayback Burger

Offer: .99 kids meal with the purchase of a Signature double burger, fries, and drink. Dine-in only.
Time: All-day
Age: order from the kid’s menu
1735 John B White Senior Blvd, Spartanburg
1550 E Main Street, Duncan

Kids Eat Free on Wednesday

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Rd, Spartanburg


Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road Greer, SC

Kids Eat Cheap on Wednesday

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: All-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 N Pine Street, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Free on Thursday

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road Greer, SC

Kids Eat Cheap on Thursday

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: All-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 North Pine Street, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Free on Friday

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road Greer, SC

Kids Eat Cheap on Friday

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: All-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 North Pine Street, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Free on Saturday

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: all-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road Greer, SC

Kids Eat Cheap on Saturday

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: All-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 North Pine Street, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Free on Sunday

Cici’s Pizza

Offer: Free kids meal with adult buffet purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 3 and under only
150 East Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Mutt’s BBQ

Offer: Kids under 3 ALWAYS eat free!
Time: All day, Every Day
101 West Road Greer, SC

Dickey’s BBQ Pit

Offer: Kids eat free with a $10 purchase
Time: All-day
Age: 12 and under
1915 Old Furnace Road, Boiling Springs

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Sunday Offer: .99 kids meal with the purchase of adult meal
Time: All-day Sunday
Age: 12 and under
1311-A West Wade Hampton Blvd, Greer
1550 East Main Street, Duncan
1623 John B White Sr. Boulevard, Suite A, Spartanburg

Kids Eat Cheap on Sunday

Wade’s Family Restaurant

Offer: Kids eat for $2.71 in the dining room
Time: all-day
Age: 6 and under
1000 North Pine Street, Spartanburg

For more freebies, Check out our list of Birthday Freebies You Can Sign Up For.

Don’t forget to mention “I saw it on Kidding Around!” when you take advantage of any of the deals you see listed in our article.

Lemongrass Kitchen Is Where You Find Authentic Vietnamese Flavors in Spartanburg

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Have you been to Lemongrass Kitchen in Spartanburg, SC yet? Growing up with a love of flavors and spices, I am in constant search not so much for fusion restaurants but more authentic dining experiences, places that are about celebrating their heritage and remain true to the characteristics of each dish.

Lemongrass Kitchen Spartanburg SC

There’s nothing like discovering a family-run restaurant who boldly share their home-grown recipes to share with the public. The Lemongrass Kitchen is such a place. It’s run by husband and wife team Tony Nguyen and his wife Thang Bui. Transplants from California, Tony used to run a kitchen in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Now they are adding to the growing list of fun dining options in downtown Spartanburg.

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About The Lemongrass Kitchen

Just a block off Main Street, The Lemongrass Kitchen mostly serves Southern Vietnamese dishes. Just as if you were in Saigon, the restaurant specializes in Pho, a good-sized noodle dish, sometimes served in chicken or beef broth and paired with fragrant condiments of basil, mint leaves and bean sprouts, a definite Southern Vietnam touch.

Some visitors might be surprised with the limited menu, but if you were to visit Vietnam, this is actually typical. Restaurants specialize in specific dishes and have about multiple variations of the same dish. So goes with The Lemongrass Kitchen. On our visit, hubby had the “dry” noodle dish, Bun Thit, a combination of vermicelli rice noodles, fresh vegetables, spring rolls, and sliced pork. I was feeling cold and ordered the beef Pho, Pho Tai cooked with a deep sweetish broth and served with thick flat noodles. If you noticed, both dishes had noodles, veggies, and meat.

But the variations come in broth options, type of noodles, and protein of choice (they also have tofu on request). I also ordered a pearl milk tea, just because they had it and I was glad I did. It was a nice addition to the savory dish I had.

The Lemongrass Kitchen Spartanburg SC

One thing we love about Vietnamese food is its freshness. We found the same experience at The Lemongrass Kitchen which sources their produce from the local farmers’ markets. The broth was crystal clear, probably from simmered bone marrow cooked for hours and strained with love. Compared to Japanese Ramen, it is much lighter and the noodles are made of rice, not wheat (though we do love our fair share of Ramen).

Before you add any Sriracha (the now ubiquitous Vietnamese chili sauce)  to your dish, make sure to taste the broth first and savor it. Every kitchen has its signature Pho flavor. Then proceed and make it your own, with a squeeze of lemon, a bite of basil, a handful of bean sprouts for crunch, and maybe a splash of more fish sauce.

Another thing we ordered was the Cha Gio or the Vietnamese egg roll. It was a delicious appetizer and quite reasonable. Altogether, our bill was roughly $25, though if you didn’t order all the other things I did, a meal here would cost $10 per dish. A bowl of Pho can easily be shared with your littles. If you’re not up to having soup or a baguette sandwich (Banh Mi), I would suggest trying a couple of the appetizers for a meal.

The restaurant is casual dining, decorated with a bamboo theme. They mostly cater to the office lunch crowd but open for dinner till 8 pm.

Vietnamese food at Lemongrass Spartanburg

Plan a visit for yourself

The Lemongrass Kitchen
121 Dunbar Street (a block from Main Street)
Monday-Thursday 11 am to 8 pm
Friday and Saturday 10 am to 9 pm
Closed on Sundays
864.205.6150

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Roller Skating Rinks Near Greenville, SC

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Are you looking for local skating rinks to go roller skating? Greenville, SC and Spartanburg, SC are lucky enough to have a couple of rinks! For those of us who were born in a year starting with a “1”, chances are you have some kind of childhood memories involving a skating rink. The art of rolling around on skates is cool again, so go and show the young ‘uns how it’s done. 

Roller skating rinks near Greenville, South Carolina

When I was in high school I could almost always be found at the skating rink. I was friends with the owner’s son, and the staff consisted mostly of my classmates.

As with everything else lately, TikTok is making the old new again. Some things we wish would stay gone. (Mom jeans? Really? Ok.) Other things we enjoyed and now watch a whole new generation discover, like roller skating. Search #Shuffleskate on any platform and you will see grown folks having fun and zipping around skating rinks across the country!

So dust off the skates, we are going to relive our youth at a local rink!


Roller Skating Rinks Near Greenville, SC

Roller Sports

328 W. Main Street, Taylors |864.268.7397

The Roller Sports Rink has been around longer than most reading this have been alive, and they are still around for new memories to be made. Parents who are only there to watch are allowed in for free with their children. The monthly schedule of sessions can be found on the Roller Sports Rink website. They have Homeschool Skate every third Friday of the month.

Roller Sports has drop-off events on Friday and Saturday nights from 7-11 pm for kids 10 and over.

Golden Lanes & Skate

108 Balcome Boulevard, Simpsonville | 864.967.8851

Both a bowling alley and skating rink. Skating is only open on weekends. Current hours for skating are Friday night 7-11 pm ($12), Saturday 1-4 pm ($6) and 7-11 pm ($10), and Sunday 2-5 pm ($5).

Skateland USA

414 Clemson Boulevard, Anderson | 864.224.8175

For the weekly event and session schedule, call Skateland USA. They update the voicemail message with the week’s info. Most sessions are $5 per person, and they are not open on Wednesdays.

Skateland USA roller skating rink in Greenville, South Carolina

Roller Time Family Skate Easley

719 Ross Avenue, Easley | 864.671.6433

Family Skate Night is every Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 pm and it costs $5/person. Open sessions on other days range from $6-$8/person. Check their Facebook page to see their latest schedule.

Roller Time Family Skate Piedmont

2310 River Road, Piedmont, SC | 864.412.5333

Open Skate ranges from $6-$8/person. Check their Facebook page for the latest schedule of sessions.


Roller Skating Rinks Near Spartanburg, SC

Sk8erz Family Fun Center

415 Sha Lane, Spartanburg | 864.585.1005

Sk8terz has drop-off events on Fridays (6-9 pm) and Saturdays (5-9 pm) for just $15 per child. This includes the $2 rental fee. Event announcements can be found on the Sk8erz Facebook page.

Roebuck Skate Center

989 Old Georgia Road, Moore | 864.576.8550

The Roebuck Skate center offers family skate and open skate events. The hours are as follows:

  • Thursday Family Night
    6:30 -8:30 pm | $5 (Includes skate rental)
  • Friday 
    6 – 9 pm | $8 admission / $2 skate rental
  • Saturday
    2 -5 pm | $6 admission / $2 skate rental
    5-8 pm | $8 admission / $2 skate rental
  • Sunday
    2 -5 pm | $6 admission / $2 skate rental

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Croft State Park: The Perfect Park for an Outdoor Adventure Near Spartanburg, SC

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Have you visited Croft State Park? With a wooden dock, a clear lake, tiny minnows sparkling in sunny shallow waters, tall trees, horses, hiking trails, and a playground, it sounds like the perfect place, right?  You’ll want to check out Croft State Park the next time you’re looking for a family adventure!

Croft State Park in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Spending a Day at Croft State Park

This gorgeous 7,000-acre state park offers miles of hiking, biking, and even equestrian trails.  On our visit, we walked the short Lake Craig connector trail and then enjoyed views of an absolutely beautiful Lake Craig.  We ate snacks we enjoyed them sitting on an adorable little dock watching the tiny minnows in the shallow water around us.  The nearby fishermen were also quite entertaining for my crew.

We enjoyed a very peaceful morning in the park.  My homeschoolers were able to practice making super sentences with quality adjectives about all the things they were noticing from the dock.  “The sun sparkles on the backs of the wiggling minnows.”   The next time we go I will bring sketchbooks and writing paper so they can write down their sentences and illustrate.  There were definitely plenty of places to sit near the lake, and lots of grass for blankets, if that’s your preference.

You will find bathrooms conveniently near the parking lot for Lake Craig, and a short walk up the hill brings you to a nice playground with views of the park’s equestrian facilities.  While there were only a handful of horses and riders when we visited, my children really enjoyed watching as we walked past.  The playground was great for my children (ages 4 through 8), but younger children will need to be watched carefully due to the height of some of the equipment.

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Things to Do at Croft State Park

Hiking and Biking Trails

Croft has many hiking trails, including an easy Nature Trail that’s about one and a half miles long.  We went to the park intending to hike this trail, but even with a map, we struggled to find the trailhead.  We gave up and went on our little adventure at the lake and playground instead.  However, as we drove back down the park road headed for home, we noticed work crews clearing a few trees, and their trucks had been parked in front of the trailhead for the nature trail.  We could have driven by 20 times and never seen it!  ‘

Trails at Croft

There are several trails at Croft, with some of the major ones being the Palmetto Trail (Croft Passage), Nature Trail, Foster Mill, Southside Loop, and Rocky Ridge/ Whitestone Springs. You will also find several additional mixed-use trails that are designated for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. This park has over 20 miles of mountain biking trails, which is spectacular if you love the sport.

The SC State Park Croft State Park website does a great job detailing what trails are for what, their difficulty, and how long each trail is. The Park Ranger can also help you out, with office hours 11 am to noon and 4 pm to 5 pm daily.

Fortunately, there’s so much to see and enjoy at Croft State Park, that it didn’t matter much to us.  But, do bring a map with you! If you’re looking for the Nature Trail, then you’ll find the trailhead on the right, just before you get to the parking lot for the equestrian facilities.

We love taking a small portion of the Palmetto Trail out to Fairforest Creek in the summer because it is not too difficult of a portion of the trail, so our toddler and four-year-old can come along. It also leads out to the creek, which is a great place to splash in the creek for a little while on hot days.

Camping

Love camping? Then camping at Croft should be on your radar for places to go next time you’re ready to pack up and head to the great outdoors. The park offers both RV camping and tent camping sites, in addition to a primitive group camping site that can accommodate up to 100 people. Camping sites are on packed gravel and come with electrical and water hookups. There are even hot showers, which as a mom with messy kids, makes taking them camping a little easier.

Canoe, Kayak, and Paddleboard Rentals

One of the great places to do watersports in the area is at Croft. You can bring your own equipment, or you can rent canoes, small boats, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards from the state park itself. For Jon boat and canoe rentals, you pay $15 for 4 hours of time or $25 per day. For kayaks and paddleboards, the cost is $10 per hour for the rental. They do not rent after 6 pm, so keep that in mind when planning your trip.

Nature Trail at Croft State Park
Nature Trail at Croft State Park

Want to go to Croft?

Admission for Croft State Park is $3 for adults, and $1 for children 6- 15. Children under 6 are free.

Pets are allowed as long as they are leashed.

Park hours are 7 am – 6 pm daily (8 p.m. on Fridays), and 7 am – 9 pm daily during daylight savings time.

Croft State Park Address: 450 Croft State Park Road, Spartanburg, SC

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Five Oaks Academy Celebrates 20 Years of Continuous Innovation

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Five Oaks Academy, an award-winning, innovative Montessori school in Simpsonville, SC, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a host of special events, from a new annual golf tournament and a campus-wide World’s Fair, to a year-long Guest Artist-in-Residence program and community speaker events.

Thank you to Five Oaks Academy for sponsoring this article.

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The Barnyard Flea Market is the Ultimate Bargain Hunter’s Dream

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Have you been to the Barnyard Flea Market in Greer, SC? If scouring Craigslist, eBay or local yard sales is your kind of fun then this is a place you’ll want to visit! It is equally diverse in its offerings as eBay, somewhat questionable in its taste of décor as a Craigslist ad, and customers have as good of a chance of finding a great deal as their neighborhood garage sale.

Barnyard Flea Market in Greer, South Carolina

The Barnyard Flea Market is only open on weekends and offers free parking at an easy-to-find location, wide aisles for strollers, and hundreds of vendors that will sell you nearly anything you need.

What Can You Find at the Barnyard Flea Market: Greer, SC

Need a dog collar, a hunting knife, a Barbie, some dish soap, and a slow cooker? You can find all of that and more at this flea market. How about some luggage and an adjustment from a chiropractor? Yup, that too.

There are hundreds of vendors, most of which are under huge barn-like structures. Some vendors are outside as well. The aisles are easy to navigate and I saw lots of kids and families there.

It’s a lot of fun to walk around and see what people are selling. Some vendors have tables there every week and are permanent or semi-permanent. Others, like the nice couple I bought a couple of dolls from, were just selling what they couldn’t sell at their garage sale the day before. It was their first time there – as was mine – and they divulged that they only paid $14 to rent a table and were doing pretty well with their leftover goods.

Vendors can rent a table for as little as $14 a day or pay a monthly fee to stake out their spot at the flea market.

Another plus at the flea market was that the bathrooms were really easy to locate and they were clean. This is a huge positive for my two little girls, one of whom is potty-training.

If you get hungry, there are plenty of options to grab a snack. We saw taco booths, vendors selling pigskins, boiled peanuts, fried dough with powdered sugar, soft pretzels, and drinks. There is a little café indoors as well that sells reasonable eats.

Boiled peanut station at the Barnyard Flea Market in Greer, South Carolina

The only drawback was that the Barnyard Flea Market is perhaps one of the very last unregulated places for smoking. People are allowed to smoke wherever they like. This place definitely isn’t like bars used to be before smoking bans were instituted – it’s not smoke-filled, but the smell is noticeable, so just be aware of that when you go.

My kids and I stayed about an hour and they loved checking out all the different stuff. They were reasonably controlled in their desires for toys, girly clothes, and dolls. I had fun too, checking out all the crazy stuff that was for sale and the rock-bottom prices of everything under the sun. It was entertaining and a great way to spend some downtime on the weekend.

Outdoor sellers at the Barnyard Flea Market in Greer, South Carolina

Plan your own trip

Office hours are Thursday from 9 am – 2 pm and Friday from 8 am – 4 pm. Market hours are Saturday from 7 am – 4:30 pm and Sunday from 8 am – 4:30 pm.

Barnyard Flea Market
2000 Highway 101 S., Greer; 864.968.1700

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Christ Church Episcopal School: The Ultimate K-12 Experience For Your Family

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Thank you to Christ Church Episcopal School for sponsoring this article.

The Greenville area is home to many excellent schools and parents truly have an array of educational institutions they can choose from to meet their child’s needs. But as a parent, it can be overwhelming to say the least! In the end, how do you know if you’ve made the right decision?

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There is one school that stands out for its exceptional curriculum which aims to fulfill the needs of every student and seeks to gives them the necessary skills to excel in the classrooms, on their sports team and in their community. If you are looking around for a great school where your child is given every opportunity to fulfill their potential, from K through 12th grade, take a good look at Christ Church Episcopal School (CCES).

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Enjoy Some Haunted Fun On The Greer Ghost Tour In Greer, SC

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Have you ever wondered about the colorful and perhaps haunted history of the South Carolina town of Greer, SC? This fall, the chance to familiarize yourself with the spirits of the city is here. So read on, and put the Greer Station Ghost tours on your calendar.

Be sure to grab your tickets because they usually sell out fast! Tickets are on sale now. Tours happening now through October 30th, 2023.

Thank you to Greer Heritage Museum for providing tickets so we could review this tour for our readers in 2022!

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The Perfect Spot for a Book, Coffee, & Treat in Downtown Spartanburg

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Local mom Jennifer Curry reviews the Hub City Bookshop and Little River Coffee Bar in downtown Spartanburg. These two wonderful businesses are conveniently located right beside each other and provide the perfect place to read, drink coffee, and eat a treat! For more ideas of things to do in downtown Spartanburg see our guide.

Located in the heart of downtown Spartanburg in the historic Masonic Temple resides three thriving businesses. Anchored by the award-winning Hub City Bookshop, these local businesses have become a focal point for the booming downtown movement by creating a spot for local residents and families to gather, share ideas, and shop.

Hub City Bookshop Spartanburg SC

Hub City Bookshop

Hub City Bookshop is more than just a local independent bookstore. They are known for the wide range of regional books and creative nonfiction titles published through Hub City Press. Known for supporting local authors as well as quality pieces, Hub City Bookshop has gained quite a reputation in the literary community.

It all started 20+ years ago, when three local Spartanburg writers (John Lane, Betsy Teter, and Gary Henderson) met to discuss the area’s struggles since the close of the textile mills. Rather than dwelling on the current difficulties, they formed the Hub City Writers Project (modeled after the Federal Writers Project). Together, they published the Hub City Anthology. The book was a success.

After, Hub City Writers Project continued to publish works specific to place – by people in the region about the region under Hub City Press books.

Hub City Bookshop Spartanburg SC

In the meantime, the only local independent bookstore in Spartanburg closed, so the three founders approached the mayor to see about forming a local independent non-profit bookstore (with all the proceeds going to support creative writing education and independent book publishing). He agreed. A location was decided upon, and two other local businesses joined alongside the Hub City Writer’s Project to create a space for local events, coffee, and desserts. They made history.

Now that you understand the history and significance of our local bookshop, you should know that it is truly a wonderful store that offers a diverse range of books and book related products. In addition to featuring the Hub City Press works, they also sell popular bestsellers, new releases, children’s books, young adult books, regional authors, and more. If they do not have it in the store, they can order it for you.

Hub City Bookshop Spartanburg SC

Little River Coffee Bar

Another unique local business in the Masonic Temple is the Little River Coffee Bar. The establishment is known for selling Little River Roasters coffee – a local business that is socially and ethically responsible. From knowing the farms where the beans come from to roasting it locally, Little River Roasters is a Spartanburg favorite.

Since this coffee shop not only serves the best local coffee and cold brew, the fact that it is attached to a bookshop and bakery makes it stand out. The Coffee Bar has several different sitting options – perfect for individuals working or for groups of friends wishing to chat. In addition to serving excellent coffee, they also host open mic nights and other events.

Looking for more great coffee in Spartanburg? Here are some of the best coffee shops in Spartanburg, SC.

A Great Place for Parents and Kids

Hub City Bookshop and Little River Coffee Bar are great local businesses your family will enjoy supporting. Families can take time to peruse the outstanding collection of children’s books and young adult books at Hub City Bookshop. They applied and received a grant from the James Patterson Foundation for $6000 allowing them to increase the size of their children’s section (guaranteeing there will be a book your reluctant reader will love).

Families can purchase a book knowing they are supporting a local nonprofit, and then head next door for coffee and treats. These businesses are what make Spartanburg special and more reasons for you to love where you live.

What’s your favorite local business in Spartanburg?

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2023 Festivals That Will Have You Celebrating This Fall In Spartanburg, SC

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Leaves crunching underfoot, the smell of pumpkin spice wafting from a coffee cup, and all things apple-related usher in the fall season. Another thing to look forward to during the close of summer is festivals, and we have the best fall festivals near Spartanburg, SC! There are no shortages of celebrations in Hub City, so let’s get to planning the fun you and your family can have this fall!

This list is provided for informational purposes, and events may change or be canceled at the last minute. Therefore, please be sure to confirm the status of an event before heading out.

For more fall festivals and other events not listed here, check out our Events Calendar.

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