5 Fun Holiday Activities in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Spartanburg is a true gem. Our charming Upstate South Carolina city offers activities and events that cater to a wide range of interests. If you’re in Spartanburg during the holiday season, there will never be a shortage of things to do.

The following are five of our favorite holiday activities for the whole family in Spartanburg.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 6, 2019 at 4:30pm & 7:00pm

December 7, 2019 at 2:00pm & 4:30pm

The classic television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, is brought to life in this heart-melting stage performance. Family young and old will love this adaptation of a truly legendary Christmas story. So make sure to book your tickets today! More information here.

Drayton Mills Holiday Craft Fair

December 7, 2019 from 10:00am – 4:00pm

Enjoy holiday music, hot cocoa, and countless crafts and goods sold by local area artists. At this family-friendly craft fair, you’re bound to find great gifts for loved ones as well as holiday decorations for your own home. Learn more here!

Spartanburg Christmas Parade

December 10, 2019 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

The Spartanburg Christmas Parade features a wide array of floats and marching performers. This family-centered event is filled with Christmas joy that will bring smiles to family members of all ages. Make sure to arrive in time for the Spartanburg Jaycees Elf Dash Fun Run, which occurs just before the parade! Click here for more information.

Holiday Lights Trolley Tour

December 10 through December 20, 2019, each night from 6:45pm – 8:00pm

This year will mark the 13th annual Holiday Lights Trolley Tour of Spartanburg. Hop on board this guided tour through downtown Spartanburg, featuring holiday music, story telling, and on-board hot cocoa. The trolley tour is one of the best ways to see the holiday lights in Spartanburg as well as spend a fun evening with family. Click here to book your tickets!

The Snowman and Other Holiday Favorites

December 14, 2019 at 4:00pm & 6:00pm

December 15, 2019 at 2:30pm

The Spartanburg Philharmonic will be putting on three separate hour-long shows. Each will feature holiday music paired with a screening of the famous film, The Snowman. Based on the award-winning book by Raymond Briggs, this dialogue-free film is set beautifully to the orchestra’s sound. It is a show you will not want to miss! View event and ticket information here.