Sensory Friendly

Here’s a list of places that offer events designed for a more sensory-friendly experience for children in Spartanburg, SC. These events tend to be quieter and have less lights. Typically, they also have different hours

Looking for more? Here’s our complete Guide to Special Needs Resources in SpartanburgYou’ll find everything from classes geared toward children with special needs to accessible playgrounds and available services.

Chuck E Cheese Sensory Sensitive Sundays

864.297.4250 | 253 Congaree Road, Greenville, SC

Chuck E Cheese opens 2 hours early on the first Sunday of each month for a sensory-friendly time. In addition to the regular food menu and games, families will be treated to a quieter environment with less lights.

*According to their website, the Greenville location participates, but the Spartanburg restaurant is not listed as a participant. Due to COVID-19, Sensory Sensitive Sundays are temporarily suspended.

The Children's Museum of the Upstate

Both TCMU- Greenville and TCMU – Spartanburg offers special sensory friendly times at the museum. Bright lights are dimmed, exhibit sounds limited, and there will be special quiet areas established on each floor. Also during this time the museum will offer special sensory-friendly programming in their Spark Lab, Off the Wall space (art) and more.

NCG Cinema

864.764.1314 | 1985 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

NCG Cinema offers sensory-friendly movie viewings. These movie viewings do not include previews, sounds are not as loud, and lights are not as dim.