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From annual festivals, exciting sporting events, gallery openings, and other local happenings, you're in the right place for a well-rounded Spartanburg event calendar.

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Elevation from Within: The Study of Art at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

2/20/19 - The show is on view Feb. 20-May 10 at the downtown Spartanburg gallery, 154 West Main St. It features works drawn from the Johnson Collection’s holdings of paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture.

Auntie and Andy

3/3/19 - Two local artists who are related by marriage and creativity will exhibit their separate works in side-by-side galleries at West Main Artists Co-op March 3-31. Co-op member Andy Donnan will exhibit a collection of acrylics, pastels, and oils on canvas depicting branded condiments, other food-related...

Pye Pond—A Memoir

3/5/19 - Danielle Fontaine will be a guest artist at West Main Artists Co-op March 5-30, exhibiting her encaustic work “Pye Pond — A Memoir” and metaphorically asking the question: Why do we choose to keep or discard certain things in our lives? Her explorations take the form of a pictorial memoir ...

The Temptations & The Four Tops

3/29/19 - Don’t miss the Temptations and the Four Tops on stage together, for one night only performing one memorable hit after the other!

Hub City Hog Fest

4/5/19 - The City of Spartanburg will block off several roads downtown around Morgan Square to accommodate the dozens of cook teams that will compete in this annual BBQ competition.

2019 Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival

4/13/19 - The kite festival takes place in and around the Chapman Cultural Center each spring when hundreds of colorful kites fill the skies above Spartanburg.

Spring Fling

4/26/19 - When spring arrives in Spartanburg, it can only mean one thing – it’s time for a fling! There are surprises on every corner, whether it’s a stage filled with non-stop entertainment or new attractions. The festival features four stages, offering everything from entertainment options...

Assault on Mt. Mitchell

5/20/19 - REGISTRATION CLOSED – The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102.7-mile self-paced ride from downtown Spartanburg to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park.

385 North Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29306

Ag + Art Tour

6/1/19 - The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour of farms and farmers markets featuring local artisans at every stop.  The tour will be rolling into 10 South Carolina counties—including Spartanburg— every weekend in June! Check back soon for a list of this year’s participants...

Sparkle City Rhythm & Ribs

6/1/19 - Sparkle City Rhythm and Ribs celebrates good times, entertainment and delicious barbecue at Barnet Park in the Spartanburg Downtown Cultural District on Saturday, June 1! Enjoy live music as regional food and drink vendors will be offering delicious barbecue chicken, pork, briskets, seafood, burgers...

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