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Save the date for The City of Greenville’s Parks, Recreation & Tourism 2024 events

Mark your calendars for these 12 weekly and annual events.

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Get ready for Artisphere this May. | Photo via @james_simpson_photography

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Greenville’s ready to party like it’s 1999 2024.

The City’s Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department released this year’s event lineup, including the return of weekly events like Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive and annual traditions like Artisphere Presented By TD Bank + Bank of America Fall for Greenville.

Grab your calendars and a pen for these 12 events:

Annual events

iMAGINE Upstate Fueled by Fluor | Saturday, April 6 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Downtown Greenville | Free entry | Celebrate science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) at this family-friendly event.

Imagine Upstate Fest

Ready for a STEAM-filled Saturday? | Photo provided by iMAGINE Upstate

Artisphere presented by TD Bank | Friday, May 10-Sunday, May 12 | Times vary | Downtown Greenville | Free entry | Peruse works by local and regional artists, listen to live music, and sip + snack your way through this annual arts festival.

Clemson MBA Fireworks on the Fourth | Thursday, July 4 | 6-10 p.m. | Unity Park | Free entry | Grab a seat on Michelin Green and bring a picnic for this fireworks show.

Bank of America Fall for Greenville | Friday, Oct. 11-Sunday, Oct. 13 | Times vary | Downtown Greenville | Free entry | Fall in love with Greenville’s tastes, tunes, and taps.

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We can’t wait to Fall for Greenville in 2024. | Photo by the City of Greenville

Night of Lights | Friday, Dec. 6 | Downtown Greenville, 130 S. Main St. | Time TBA | Free entry | Experience the lighting of Greenville’s Christmas Tree, complete with 25,550 LED lights.

Poinsettia Christmas Parade | Saturday, Dec. 7 | Downtown Greenville | Time TBA | Free entry | See Santa on his sleigh along with custom floats created by local businesses and organizations as they ride down Main Street.

Weekly events

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive | Thursdays, March 14-August 30 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | NOMA Square, 220 N. Main St. | Free entry | Kick off spring by jamming to local music — stay tuned for the lineup.

Greenville Heritage Federal Credit Union Main Street Fridays | Fridays, March 15-September 27 | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | NOMA Square, 220 N. Main St. | Free entry | Enter the weekend on a high note with performances by local musicians — stay tuned for the lineup.

TD Saturday Market | Saturdays, May 4-October 26 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Downtown Greenville | Free entry | Shop for local produce and goods every Saturday morning.

A clear plastic container holding a large cinnamon bun with white frosting on top. In the background, many people are standing or walking on a tree-lined street.

Fact: Every Saturday should start with a cinnamon roll. | Photo by GVLtoday

World Finance Moonlight Movies | Thursdays, Sept. 5-Oct. 31 | Dusk | Falls Park | Free entry | Lay out a blanket and grab some Poppington’s Popcorn for a weekly outdoor movie — schedule TBA.

United Community Bank Ice on Main | Wednesday, Nov. 20-Mon., Jan. 20, 2025 | Village Green, 206 S. Main Street | $0-$10 | Indulge in Greenville’s winter wonderland by strapping on your skates and hitting the downtown rink.

Follow @gvilleevents on Instagram for the latest updates and announcements on this year’s events.

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