2023 Spring Festivals Not to Miss in Spartanburg, SC

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Planning out your spring weekends in Spartanburg? The weather is warming up and families will be looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors. These springtime festivals are a great way to get out and soak up some sunshine. Just don’t forget the sunblock!6

Spring Festivals in Spartanburg, SC

Hub City Hog Fest

Friday, March 31, 2023 – Saturday, April, 2023
Friday 12 pm – 11 pm | Saturday 12 pm to 9 pm
During the festival, teams will be competing in categories including brisket, ribs, wings, and butts. The food prepared by the competition teams can be sampled at different times, while supply lasts. There will also be live music and regional food trucks to enjoy.
Hub City Hog Fest

Spartanburg Spring Fling

Friday, April 28, 2023 – Sunday, April 20, 2023
Friday 5 to 10 pm | Saturday 11 am to 9 pm | Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm
This free event has tons to see and do! Imagine four festival stages for live music and child-friendly acts, vendors, Family Fun Zone with children’s activities, and more. There is so much to see; it takes three days! We enjoy this festival every year. I suggest strollers, snacks, and bottled water for children. Trying to see and do everything can make the little ones tired and hungry.
Spartanburg Spring Fling

Spring Fling, Spartanburg, SC

Greer Goes Global: An International Festival

Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 11 am-4 pm
The annual international festival celebrated in downtown Greer, is free. Event-goers will have the opportunity to learn about more than 40 different countries. There will be a children’s area, that will include arts and crafts from different cultures.
Greer Goes Global: An International Festival

Spring Skunk Music Festival

May 11-13, 2023
This super popular bi-annual music festival takes place on the grounds of what was once a family farm. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown Greer. Primitive camping is encouraged, and there will be plenty of food trucks on hand to keep festival-goers fed. A family-friendly event, the grounds include a “kiddie-land”! 
Spring Skunk Music Festival

Duncan Fest

2023 Dates TBA, Typically in May | Duncan Event Center, Duncan
This annual festival in Duncan includes a color run, food, a car show, a petting zoo, and more.
Duncan Fest

Festivals Near Spartanburg That are Worth the Drive

iMAGINE Upstate Festival

Saturday, April 1 2023 | 11 am to 5 pm
This free festival is a must-do for your family with school-aged children! Get there early, so you have time to see and do everything. We were able to make and take a bunch of cool things! A bristle brush robot, a UV bead bracelet, slime & more
Kidding Around Review of iMagine Upstate
iMAGINE Upstate Festival

Artisphere: Arts. Culture. Life.

2023: Friday, May 12th (12-8:30) | Saturday, May 13th (9-8:30) | Sunday, May 14th (10-6:30)
Probably the most anticipated spring festival in Greenville, Artisphere lives up to its reputation as one of the very best events in the Southeast. But it’s awesome for kids too! They have an entire area aptly called Kidsphere full of kid-friendly activities, building, and STEM-related and hands-on exhibits. There are also several performing artists that are exciting to watch for all ages.

This free three-day festival has something for everyone. There are artisan vendors, children’s activities, food, and music. You might be surprised at what catches your children’s eye and sparks their interest! We made a new friend in the artisans that work with The Heirloom Companies. My son was captivated by the welding that was being done, and the artist Jared was thrilled to see a young child take interest in something that most children don’t show interest in. We left with a memento and a new friend.
Kidding Around Review of Artishphere
Artisphere: Arts. Culture. Life.

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