Fall Festivals Near Spartanburg

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Here’s a list of local festivals this fall that are in or near to Spartanburg! Fall festivals are the perfect chance to purchase local holiday gifts, purchase local foods and produce, and just have fun as a family. P.S. Most of these festivals are completely free!

This list is provided for informational purposes. If you go to one of these events, we would love to hear in the comments about your experience to help us recommend the best fall festivals in Spartanburg next year!

2020 Events In Spartanburg

Drayton Mills Art Festival

Where: Drayton Mills
When: September 12th, 2020
What: Enjoy Art, live music, and food from Dray: Bar + Grill from 10 am – 2 pm.
Drayton Mills Website

A Taste of Greece To-Go

Where: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Spartanburg
When: September 18- 20th, 2020
What: Greek Festival Food to-go
Spartanburg Greek Festival website

2020 Fall Events Near Spartanburg

South Greenville Fair

Where: Simpsonville City Park
When: September 18-19th, 2020
What: Friday 18th: Dog Show 5:30 pm & Goat Show 6 pm. Saturday 19th: Rabbit Show 9 am, Dairy Show 9 am, Beef Show 1 pm
South Greenville Fair website

Indie Craft Parade: The Shop Edition

Where: 2909 Old Buncombe Road, Greenville, SC 29619
Pop-up Shop: Friday through Sundays, September 18 through December 20, 2020, 11 am – 5 pm
Outdoor Mini Markets: November 7, 21, and December 5, 2020
What: Arts and Makers Pop-Up Shop and Mini- Markets
Admission: $6
Indie Craft Parade website

SC Sunflower Festival

Where: Little Cane Creek Farm, West Union, SC
When: Weekends August 29 through September 6, 2020
What: Exhibits of traditional and exotic sunflowers, photo stations, display gardens and more.
Purchase your tickets online in advance. $20 per person 4 and up.
SC Sunflower Festival Website

Greer Farmers Market Fall Festival

Where: Greer City Park
When: Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 9 am – 1pm
What: Enjoy some of your favorite vendors, including apples, ciders, and donuts from Justus Orchard.
Greer Farmers Market Fall Festival

Drive-Thru South Carolina State Fair

Where: Columbia, SC Fairgrounds
When: October 20 and 21, 2020
What: Drive-thru exhibits and Fair Food Court
SC State Fair Website
FREE Admission

Fall for Main Street Spartanburg

Where: Main Street, Spartanburg
When: October 24, 2020 11 am to 6 pm
What: Open air shopping event with sidewalk sales and visiting vendors
Website: Fall for Main Street Spartanburg

Barefoot Acres Family Fall Festival

Where: Barefoot Acres in Fountain Inn, SC
When: October 30 & 31, 2020 3 – 7 pm
What: Good family fun, including hay rides (for a small fee), trick-or-treating around the farm, and Maggie Mae’s Food Truck on October 30. In lieu of an entrance fee, Barefoot Acres welcomes a donation to PAWS Wildlife Animal Rescue.
Barefoot Acres Family Fall Festival

GCA Fall Festival & Holiday Market

Where: Greenville Classical Academy (Five Forks area)
When: November 7th, 2020 10 am – 3 pm
What: Kid’s Activities ($5 fee), Holiday shopping, and Food
GCA Fall Festival & Holiday Market Website

Canceled Events in 2020

If you’re looking for the dates of your favorite event, it may have sadly been canceled this year. The events below are not happening in 2020.

Mountain State Fair

Where: Western NC Agricultural Center
2020 Fair Canceled
What: Rides, Food, Agriculture, and Art
Admission: $10 (adults) and $6 (children) (Save $2 by purchasing in advance)
Mountain State Fair website


Where: Jesus, Our Risen Savior Catholic Church, Spartanburg
2020 Even Canceled
What: Live music, Food, Drink, and Holiday market
Spartoberfest website

Albino Skunk Music Festival

Where: 4063 Jordan Road, Greer, SC
Canceled for 2020
What: Arts & Crafts, Live music, Kids activities, and Food
Albino Skunk Music Festival website

Squealin’ On the Square

Where: Downtown Laurens
2020 Event Canceled
What: Arts & Crafts, Live music, Kids activities, Tractor show, and BBQ
Squealin On the Square website

Aunt Het Festival

Where: Downtown Fountain Inn
2020 Event Canceled
What: Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Food, and Classic Cars
Aunt Het Festival website

Get Out Greenville

Where: Conestee Park, Mauldin
Canceled for 2020
What: Celebrates the Outdoor Activities in Greenville
Get Out Greenville website

Pendleton Fall Harvest Festival

Where: Pendleton, SC
2020 Event Canceled
What: Children’s games, Music, Scarecrows, Ghost tour, Crafts, and Food
Pendleton Fall Harvest Festival website

Fall for Greenville

Where: Downtown Greenville
2020 Event Canceled: Virtual Experience October 9 -11, 2020
What: Food, Live Music, Wine, and Competitions
Fall for Greenville website

Euro Auto Festival

Where: Embassy Suites Greenville Gold Resort & Conference Center, Greenville
2020 Event Canceled
What: Largest European-only automotive festival in the USA
Admission: $15
Euro Auto Festival website

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair

Where: Fletcher, NC
2020 Event Canceled
What: Livestock show, Fiber demos, and Workshops
SAFF website

Did we miss a local festival that’s happening in 2020? Let us know in the comments!

About the Author
Bethany Winston is the owner and editor-in-chief of Kidding Around Greenville & Kidding Around Spartanburg. She enjoys exploring parks, discovering local events, and meeting the people who make Spartanburg an amazing place to live. You can contact her directly at [email protected]

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