Local Events

COVID-19 UPDATE: In the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, many of these events will be drastically altered, postponed, or cancelled. Please travel responsibly and refer to the official CDC website for more information and updates.

South Carolina Festival of Flowers

June 1- July 12th, 2020

Greenwood, SC

Come celebrate 53 years and the beginning of summer 2020 at the South Carolina Festival of Flowers in beautiful Greenwood, South Carolina. Named Event of the Year 2018 by the South Carolina Festival and Events Association and one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events in June for ten years running, the SC Festival of Flowers is a long-standing tradition. This year the main weekend and schedule of events have been postponed, but the signature topiary and flower displays are still open on schedule. Keep an eye on their website for details and updates.

Smithsonian Travelling Exhibit: Water/Ways

June 27- August 8th, 2020

McCormick, SC

From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and more. It inspires art and music. McCormick County Chamber of Commerce and Hickory Knob State Park and Resort, in cooperation with South Carolina Humanities, will examine water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element as it hosts “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program.

South Carolina Festival of Discovery

September 24-26, 2020

Greenwood, SC

Celebrating its 20th year, the SC Festival of Discovery fills Uptown Greenwood with live blues music, arts, and a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) certified barbecue competition!

Be sure to check back regularly for updates and new events!