Events for 2013
Art Walk - Every 3rd Thursday
Art Walk returns every third Thursday of the month in 2013
Time: 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Visitors may stroll using a self-guided map provided at each gallery.
All venues are free and open to the public.
For more information call (864) 585-3335 or visit www.carolinagalleryart.com
Galleries on the tour include
- Wet Paint Syndrome at Hillcrest Specialty Row
- The Artists' Guild Gallery at Chapman Cultural Center
- Spartanburg Art Museum at Chapman Cultural Center
- Gallery 155 at 155 East Broad Street
- 151 West Main Street and
- West Main Artists Cooperative at 578 West Main Street
- The Showrooom at HUB-BUB at 149 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue
- Carri Bass Photography at 100 E. Main St.
- Refuel Wine Bar and Retail at 129 N. Spring St.
Retail Therapy -Third Thursday - Spring / Fall
Third Thursday of the Month-
Spring(March & April)Fall(September & October) Downtown Shops
Enjoy "after hours" shopping in many of the Downtown shops and boutiques - some offering special discounts and fun surprises!
Jazz on the Square - Every Friday
Fridays, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
April thru May, September thru October
Start the weekend early with your friends and coworkers in the heart of downtown. The square fills quickly with the sounds of jazz created by area musicians. This event provides a casual, intimate, park-like setting that winds up early enough for you to take in dinner at one of the many nearby restaurants.
Music on Main - Every Thursday
Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
April thru August
Experience an eclectic array of live music which includes a weekly lineup that varies from country to reggae. The beautiful, outdoor setting offers a relaxing, yet, festive atmosphere for an evening out while you listen to live music, dance or just enjoy quality time with friends.
Downtown Classic Criterium
Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Downtown Main Street
Come see cyclists from all over the nation and the world compete in the Downtown Classic Criterium, an officially-sanctioned, half-mile bicycle course unique for its cobblestone start/finish line, open-air plaza center and dangerous sharp right turns.
Spring Fling Weekend 2013
May 3rd - May 5th
Admission is FREE to the festival.
One of the Upstate’s largest outdoor street festivals, Spartanburg Spring Fling is always the first weekend in May.
Hub City Farmers' Market
Saturday Market - May thru November, every Saturday 8:00am - Noon
Magnolia Street Train Station
Wednesday Market - June through September, 12:00 noon - 2:00pm
Daniel Morgan Square
Begin your Saturday with a healthy start by visiting the Hub City Farmers' Market. Purchase fresh produce and beautiful cut flowers from local farmers.
Red, White, & Boom Celebration
Thursday, July 4th, 2013
5pm to 10pm
Carolina Panthers Training Camp
Dates and Times To Be Announced
The Carolina Panthers Training Camp enables fans to enjoy NFL football up close and personal. All practice sessions are free and open twice daily to the public. Each practice session lasts between 90 minutes and two hours.
The annual Spartanburg Downtown Association Fall Fashion Show
Friday, October 4, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch included with ticket.
Location: The Showroom
149 Daniel Morgan Avenue
Tickets sold in participating shops downtown.
See the latest fall fashions from the shops and boutiques in downtown Spartanburg.
26th annual Spartanburg International Festival
Saturday, October 5th, 2013 - 11am to 7pm
Experience flavorful cuisines from around the world, participate in arts and crafts and shop in the Gypsy Market while visiting downtown Spartanburg. This annual, international festival hosts over 30 nations.
Dickens of a Christmas
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 - 6pm to 9pm
Main Street - Downtown
For one night each year, watch Spartanburg's Main Street transform into a traditional Victorian town, complete with holiday decorations, carolers and performers dressed in authentic period costumes. View a Victorian parade and inspirational Christmas tree lighting in Denny's Plaza.
For a listing of all community events see www.visitspartanburg.com