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Posts Tagged ‘Greer SC’

The Premier Guide to Greer, SC: Things to Do, Tasty Food, & More

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Greer, SC is the perfect place to live and work. Straddled between Spartanburg and Greenville, residents of Greer have the best of both counties right at their fingertips, plus all the things Greer has to offer! Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this city has a great downtown area, plus loads of unique restaurants, parks, and things to do. You can explore Greer and walk beneath the glowing lights on Trade Street, grab some ice cream and stroll through Greer City Park in the heart of Downtown Greer, visit the surrounding area to enjoy some disc golf at local parks like Kids Planet, or travel north to enjoy some gorgeous views of the foothills. There are so many things to do in Greer, SC!

In this article, we’re taking you through Downtown Greer and beyond to show you why Greer, South Carolina is an amazing place to be!

This article includes:
Things to Do in Greer, SC
Where Are the Best Places to Eat in Greer, SC
Where to Park in Greer, SC
Where Should We Stay in Greer, SC
Seasonal Fun in Greer, SC
What’s Happening this Weekend in Greer, SC?
The Best of Greer, SC


Do You Love Old Fashioned Christmas Charm? Head to Greer, SC

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Looking for a small-town Christmas feel this year? Downtown Greer, SC offers up several events packed with old-fashioned Christmas Charm along its historic Trade Street. Read on for a list of Greer’s Christmas events with all the details and suggestions so you can make the most of your holiday time in Greer. 


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 31st, 2022.

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

Greer Ghost Tours Marquee

Music Lovers Are Heading to the Family-Friendly Albino Skunk Music Festival in Greer, South Carolina

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Albino Skunk Music Festival in Greer, South Carolina has attracted acts like The Avett Brothers. It happens twice a year on a farm in Greer, and if you haven’t been, you’re missing out. If you want to go, you’ll need to act fast! The fall Albino Skunk Music Festival is October 6-8, 2022! SpringSkunk gives music lovers a few months to plan for the May 11-13, 2023 event if you need a little more time to plan.

Find out what makes the weekend-long Albino Skunk Music Festival in Greer unique and why you’ll want to go to this family-friendly event, no matter what kind of music you prefer!

Planning on coming in from out of town for the festival? The Ultimate Visitors and Locals Guide to Greer, SC, can help you plan your trip!


Enjoy Local Food and Live Music At The Arts & Eats Festival In Greer, South Carolina

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The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce hosts a new annual fall event, Greer Arts & Eats Festival. The festival is an opportunity for guests to enjoy what Greer’s businesses have to offer families year-round. The inaugural Greer Arts & Eats Festival will be held in downtown Greer Saturday, October, 29th, 2022 from 10 am to 6 pm!

For more info about the Upstate City of Greer, SC – Check out The Kidding Around Ultimate Visitors and Locals Guide to Greer, SC.


Spend The Day With Knights And Fair Maidens At The Upstate Renaissance Faire in Greer, SC

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Join the fun at the inaugural Upstate Renaissance Faire!

Do you have an unruly bunch you need to keep entertained? Are you looking for a place to take your Lil’ knight in shining armor? Then we have the event for you! The Upstate Renaissance Faire is back for its second year on September 10th, 2022 from 10 am – 8 pm in Downtown Greer, SC!

Read on to learn all the Upstate Renaissance Faire details, so your family can get in on the fun!

2022 Upstate Renaissance Faire Event Schedule

If your family could use an escape from reality, there’s no better place than the first annual Upstate Renaissance Faire. The festival, in Greer’s City park, will transport guests back to the time of knights, fair maidens, and sirens who lurk in the sea. The day will be filled with fun events for the whole family. Don’t forget to plan your day to include a meal of giant turkey legs! 

  • 10:00 am
    • KNIGHTS Tournament – Field of Glory
    • Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors – Tudor Rose Stage
    • The Crossjacks (music) – World Dragon Stage
  • 10:30 am
    • K-Drum Show – Field of Glory
  • 11:00 am
    • Columbia Marionette Theatre presenting Cinderella – World Dragon Stage
  • 11:15 am
    • Land Loch’d (Music) – Tudor Rose Stage
  • 12:00 pm
    • Procession
  • 12:15 pm
    • City of Greenville Pipes & Drums – Field of Glory
    • Niad Dance – Tudor Rose Stage
    • Costume Contest #1 – World Dragon Stage
  • 12:45 pm
    • Acrobats Rocco & Nova – Tudor Rose Stage
  • 1:30 pm
    • Lady Kathana (music) – World Dragon Stage
  • 1:45 pm
    • Sea Shanties w/ Drop o’ The Pure – Tudor Rose Stage
  • 2:00 pm
    • City of Greenville Pipes & Drums – Field of Glory
  • 2:15 pm
    • Bright Eyes Belly Dance – World Dragon Stage
  • 2:30 pm
    • KNIGHTS Tournament resumes- Field of Glory
  • 3:00 pm
    • The Crossjacks (music) – World Dragon Stage
  • 3:15 pm
    • Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors – Tudor Rose Stage
  • 3:30 pm
    • K-Drum Show- Field of Glory
  • 4:00 pm
    • Costume Contest #2 – World Dragon Stage
  • 5:00 pm
    • Acrobats Rocco & Nova – Tudor Rose Stage
    • Bright Eyes Belly Dance – World Dragon Stage
  • 5:30 pm
    • Land Loch’d (music) – World Dragon Stage
  • 5:45 pm
    • Niad Dance – Tudor Rose Stage
  • 6:30 pm
    • Drop O’ the Pure – Tudor Rose Stage
  • 7:45 pm
    • Fire Show: Jaidra of Niad – Tudor Rose Stage

Trapped in the Upstate: Beat The Clock In This Escape Room In Greer, SC

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Do you have what it takes to beat the clock at Trapped in the Upstate in Greer, SC? Will you figure out the puzzle or will you get trapped? Don’t worry. You’re not really trapped. But just to be sure, we visited to check out this escape room experience. Read our account of the spooky experience at Trapped In The Upstate. 

Robert's Relic Room
VooDoo Shack Room at Trapped In The Upstate

Find Delicious Things to Eat at Restaurants in Greer, SC

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Are you looking for restaurants in Greer, SC? Whether you’re looking for a restaurant to hold a business lunch or a casual place to bring the kids, Greer has lots of options. Check out this guide, organized by meal and category, to find the perfect restaurant! Did we miss your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

This article includes:
Breakfast in Greer
Lunch and Dinner in Greer, SC
Dessert in Greer
Trade Street Restaurants
Restaurants near the Greenville Spartanburg Airport
Restaurants on Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greer
Romantic Restaurants in Greer
Restaurants Best for Young Kids in Greer
Restaurants for Business Meetings
Budget-Friendly and Take-Out Options in Greer


Something Delicious for Everyone at Cartwright Food Hall in Greer, SC

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Did you hear that the new Cartwright Food Hall in Greer is open? Are you looking for hours and menus for Cartwright Food Hall? Downtown Greer has enjoyed the delicious food from Cartwright Food Hall vendors at outdoor Greer events for quite a while now, making the official opening that much more exciting because we already knew some of the amazing food waiting behind those doors. Well, we popped in for breakfast on their first full day open and we have the scoop on the vendors and everything waiting for you at Cartwright Food Hall. It did not disappoint.

This article includes:
What is Cartwright Food Hall?
Menus for Cartwright Food Hall
Hours for Cartwright Food Hall
Flying Fox Coffee
Empanada Shack and Breakfast
Mi Irie on Trade
Mo Mo’s Sushi and More
White Wine and Butter
Trade Street Taproom


Enjoy Delicious Food and Live Music Along Trade Street at Dine on Trade in Greer, SC

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Ready to Dine on Trade in Greer, SC? Downtown Greer renovated their popular Trade Street recently and made it more friendly for street-wide events. The end result came just in time for the necessity of outdoor dining during the pandemic. This year, Dine on Trade’s al fresco-style nights will take place on April 8, June 10, and October 21, and we have all the info you’ll need to make a night of Dining on Trade in Greer, SC!

Have you fallen in love with Downtown Greer, and want to know more? Check out our Ultimate Visitors and Locals Guide to Greer, SC!

Empanada Shack | Los Portales | Sonny’s BBQ | Trade Street

Enjoy a meal from one or more of the local participating restaurants!

Dine on Trade is happening on April 8, June 10, and October 21 on Trade Street in Downtown Greer, SC from 6 pm to 10 pm. You’ll find local restaurants with tables outside for dining, as well as local restaurants set up vendor style in tents and food trucks. Can’t decide if you want sushi or empanadas? No problem. Choose an item or two from multiple vendors as you meander down Trade Street. Or, if you’d prefer to sit and relax, order your meal, find a table and enjoy the music or some people watching.