Plan Your Trip to Greenville

For the City’s Favorite Festival

We’re so glad you’re coming! Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina promises a unique southern experience. With our quaint downtown shops, world-class museums, and some of the best restaurants in the region, you’re sure to fall in love with our growing city.

Getting to Greenville

Whether you are flying or driving into Greenville, traveling into the city is a breeze.

Heading in from the GSP Airport or Charlotte?
  • Take I-85 South to I-385 North
  • Follow I-385 into downtown
  • Take a left on Main Street, follow Main Street into the West End or into any of the City’s parking garages.
Heading in from Atlanta?
  • Take I-85 North to I-385 North
  • Follow I-385 into downtown
  • Take a left on Main Street, follow Main Street into the West End or into any of the City’s parking garages.

Where to Stay

As an out of town guest, you can choose from a variety of hotel accommodations, suitable for any budget.

Looking for somewhere to stay?

Plan your stay in Greenville!

Where to Eat

Some of the best restaurants in the country are located right in the heart of Greenville. Here are a few worth checking out while you’re in town.

Featured Restaurants

Barberitos

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Persis Indian Grill

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Society Sandwhich Bar and Grill
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The Burrow

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Greenville County Schools Culinary Arts Program

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Parking for Artisphere

Parking in Greenville is affordable and easy.

With 14 different parking decks scattered between each end of downtown Greenville, you should have no trouble finding a place to park for the day, or the entire weekend.

ART Around town

The art scene in Greenville is thriving, even when it’s not Artisphere weekend. Check out art in public places all year round. 

PUBLIC ART SCULPTURES          PUBLIC ART WALKING TOUR

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

300 College Street, Phone: 864-233-7755, http://www.tcmupstate.org

Saturday, May 7

STORY TIME & MORE 11am- 12pm – ”Mommy’s Khimar” By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Illustrated By Ebody Glenn

STEAMWORKS 1pm-4pm, Celebrate Your Mother Figure, steamWORKS Lab, 3rd Floor- A Rainbow Skittles Experiment, Make A Thumb Print Ornament For Your Mother Figure, And Play A Mommy Memory Matching Activity.

OPEN ART STUDIOS- 9:30AM – 12:00PM Handprint Bouquet, Open Art Studio, 1st Floor- Kids Will Make Colorful Handprint Bouquets to Be Given To A Mother Figure In Their Lives.

SCAVENGER HUNT- 9am- 5pm- Can You Find All 5 Hidden Geo Logos Throughout the Museum? Find All Five and Get A Prize At The End Of Your Search.

Sunday, May 8

SCAVENGER HUNT 11am- 5pm- Can You Find All 5 Hidden Geo Logos Throughout the Museum? Find All Five and Get A Prize At The End Of Your Search.

FIRST TEE UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA

firstteeupstate.org | (864) 395-0013

Sunday, May 7 from 5pm-7pm | Tickets $75+

Enjoy great food, mint juleps, and bid on amazing auction items at the the 7th Annual Kentucky Derby Viewing Party & Silent Auction at the Commerce Club featuring live painting by Jared Emerson.

GREENVILLE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

420 College Street @ Heritage Green, Phone: 864-271-7570, http://www.gcma.org

Wednesday – Saturday 10AM – 5PM, Sunday 1PM – 5PM, Monday – Tuesday Closed│ Admission: FREE

The Greenville County Museum of Art boasts an acclaimed collection of American art that ranges from Federal portraits to contemporary works, including major holdings of work by two of the nation’s greatest artists, Andrew Wyeth and Jasper Johns.  Additional highlights include an exceptional group of pre-Civil War vessels created by the enslaved African-American potter and poet David Drake; a survey of works by South Carolina native artist William H. Johnson; an extensive collection of American Impressionism; and an array of works by such 20th century masters as Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Warhol, and Romare Bearden. Current exhibitions include: Jasper Johns + Andrew Wyeth: Repeat Until Empty, Soul Deep: African-American Masterworks, Thomas Sills: Man of Color

M. JUDSON BOOKS

130 S. Main St Greenville, SC 29601, Phone: 864-603-2412, https://mjudsonbooks.com/

In Conversation with David Zinn

Thursday, May 5 at 5:30- 7pm

Help us give a warm welcome to the Master of contemporary sidewalk chalk, David Zinn! Also a TikTok sensation, Zinn has grown a cult following over his 30 year career seeing patterns and nuances on the street and turning them into humorous and magical temporary scenes involving characters such as Nadine, the Mouse of Adventure and Sluggo, the Monster with an Eye for Trouble. Zinn will be filling our patio with such characters, then sharing about his new book, and signing copies!

METROPOLITAN ARTS COUNCIL

16 Augusta Street, Phone: 864.467.3132, www.greenvilleARTS.com

One-Stop Open Studios Retrospective

April 27 – May 27, 2022 │ Admission: FREE

Open during the hours of Artisphere + Monday – Friday from 9 – 5 p.m.

A retrospective exhibit of Greenville Open Studios artists from 2002 – 2021. Greenville Open Studios is an annual event held each November in which local artists open their studios to the public for one full weekend. Each spring all past participants are given the opportunity to submit a 12 x 12 (x12) inch work to the MAC Gallery for display during Artisphere.  We are located across from Mellow Mushroom in downtown Greenville.

PEACE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Gunter Theatre, 300 S. Main Street, Phone (Peace Center Box Office):  864.467.3000
For more information, click http://www.peacecenter.org/
Tom Segura: I’m Coming Everywhere World Tour

Friday, May 6 at 7pm │ Tickets: $45+

Actor/Comedian/Writer Tom Segura is one of the biggest names in the comedy business. Paste Magazine describes him as “having a natural and capable storytelling ability, one that lifts his narratives out of average anecdote fare and plants them firmly in hilarious ground.”

Greenville County Youth Orchestra: Spring Chamber Music

Saturday, May 7 at 7:30pm| Tickets: $27

Featuring the Young Artist Orchestra and the Philharmonic. The Young Artist Orchestra will present the world premiere of Wide Open by local composer and musician Jon Jeffrey Grier.

PUBLIC ART WALKING TOUR

From the Mice on Main to dozens of historic monuments and memorials, you’ll be amazed by all that our Downtown and West End have to offer.  A map, images and descriptions for your tour can be found here https://www.greenvillesc.gov/1114/Arts-in-Public-Places

SC CHILDRENS THEATER

153 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29601 864.235.2885 ext. 103

https://scchildrenstheatre.org/

The Sound of Music

Friday, May 6 at 7pm | Saturday, May 7 at 2pm | Sunday, May 8 at 2pm } Tickets: $22

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s final work is one of their most treasured. THE SOUND OF MUSIC paints a musical picture of a young, free-spirited Maria who serves as the governess for the widower Von Trapp’s seven children. Joy and laughter fill the scenes and songs. We’ve all grown up with this story of overcoming obstacles, changing for the better, and following your dreams.

WAREHOUSE THEATER

37 Augusta St, Greenville, SC, (864) 235-6948, https://warehousetheatre.com/

The Wolves

Apr 22 — May 7, 2022 at 8pm | Tickets: $35+

By Sarah Delappe
Directed by Anne Kelly Tromsness

A pack of teenage girls gear up for their next indoor soccer match. Tensions are high, game faces are on, and inner-team battles are raging wild during this week’s warm up, which offers a rare glimpse into the tumultuous and complex world of female adolescence.

More Fun in Greenville

Explore the Whole City!

Come a few days early or stay a few days late and explore all that Greenville has to offer. Greenville isn’t popping up on ‘must travel to’ lists for no reason.