Check out the exciting holiday events in the Greenville area and Anderson

Check out the exciting holiday events in the Greenville area and Anderson

Updated on November 30, 2022 14:28 PM by Laura Mendes

Several Events are taking place in the Upstate, including festivals, Christmas markets, and ice skating. Following are a few locations where you may participate in the Christmas and holiday fun as the new year draws near and the celebrations continue in Greenville and Anderson.

Poinsettia Christmas Parade, Greenville

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The city's 75th annual Christmas parade will roll through downtown from Augusta to Main Street. Almost 95 holiday-themed floats, strolling clubs, and marching bands will parade through downtown Greenville.

Date: December 3

Time: 6 p.m.

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Greenville Christmas Market, Greenville

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Greenville Christmas Market at Grand Bohemian Lodge brings Christmas spirit like meeting Santa, munching on snacks, and hearing festive songs that quickly run through the new year.

Town of Pendleton Christmas Parade

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One can get to see almost 35 float units, which will likely feature Santa Claus, horses, and marching bands. The march will start from East Queen Street, travel to Exchange and Main Street, and then end on Depot Street.

Date: December 11

Time: 3 p.m.

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Window Wonderland, Greenville

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Christmas-themed artwork is displayed in the windows of shops and businesses along Main Street in downtown Greenville as part of Window Wonderland.

Date: December 2

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Western Carolina Sailing Club Parade of Lights, Lake Hartwell

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At Green Pond Landing, the 8th annual parade will feature a boating and lighting display to raise money for Toys for Tots and the Good Neighbor Cupboard. The parade will begin at Green Pond, landing and sailing westward towards Portman Marina.

Date: Dec. 2 at 7 p.m

Date: Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

City of Anderson Christmas Parade

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The parade will begin at South Main Street and feature marching bands, floats, and Santa.

Date: December 4

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Christmas Through the Decades, Pendleton

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This holiday season, the Ashtabula Historic Home celebrates and remembers the history of the town of Pendleton by reenacting Christmases from years past.

Date: December 10

Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

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Piedmont Christmas Parade

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In addition to marching bands, Wren and Woodmont sports teams, and antique and vintage automobiles, the Piedmont Bonnes Amies Club anticipates that almost 40 parade units will participate in the Piedmont Christmas Parade.

The parade will begin at the intersection of Blossom Branch Road and Highway 86 and end at The First Baptist Church of Piedmont.

Date: December 3

Time: 11 a.m.

United Community Bank Ice on Main, Greenville

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The public is welcome to use Greenville's sole ice skate park.

Date: January 16 

Venue:  206 S. Main Street, next to city hall.

Cost: $10/hour


Monday to Thursday:   2 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Fridays:    2 p.m.-10 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday:  11 a.m. -10 p.m.

Countybank Holiday Ice, Anderson

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The Anderson Christmas ice rink will once again be located in Carolina Wren Park, open on the first weekend in December, and remain open through the end of January.

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