Holiday Guide to Spartanburg, SC

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Ready to celebrate the holidays in Spartanburg? There’s so much to do in Spartanburg over the holidays and we don’t want you to miss out! We’ve gathered all our most helpful holiday content and put it right here in this Holiday Guide to Spartanburg for you to easily find. We have everything you need to know about area parades, events, light displays, things to do, gifts and so much more.

Spartanburg Holiday Events and Things to Do

Ready for the holidays in Spartanburg? There are so many things to do in Spartanburg during the holiday season, and we don’t want you to miss out on anything. In this list of holiday events you’ll find family Christmas events, holiday music performances, children’s events, and so much more. Don’t forget to check back often. We’ll be updating this list through out the season!

DIY Holiday Cookie and Cupcake Kits

Bring some holiday fun home with these Take Home Cookie and Cupcake Kits from Spartanburg and Upstate bakers.

Frosting Fairy Cookie Kits

FREE (and cheap) Things to Do in Spartanburg at Christmas

We know Christmas can be hard on the budget. Here’s a list of things to do in Spartanburg at Christmas time that are free or very cheap.

Shop Local: Spartanburg Shopping Guide

Searching for that perfect gift? Just in time for Small Business Saturday, we have compiled a huge list of Spartanburg businesses where you can find unique gift ideas. You’re sure to find something for just about everyone on your list.

Looking for more unique gifts, check out this list of Upstate, SC Makers providing some truly fabulous local products that will make amazing gifts.

Holiday Lights near Spartanburg

Love those lights? There are lots of places near Spartanburg to see great light displays. We have information on professional light displays, drive through light shows, neighborhoods with great lights and even light shows worth taking a day trip to view. So pack those up those cookies, fill a thermos with hot chocolate and go see some Christmas lights!

Christmas Parades near Spartanburg

Who doesn’t love a Christmas Parade? And there are so many to catch in the upstate. We have the dates and times of all the local parades right here. We’ll update this list as more events are announced so you can be sure to catch all the floats, decorations and marching bands your heart desires.

Experience Gifts near Spartanburg

Kids have a little clutter? We know how that goes. The toys do seem to multiply at Christmas, so to help you combat that we made this list of Experience Gifts near Spartanburg. From sporting events, to museum memberships, shows, and classes we have some great ideas for gifts that will bring memories and smiles, not more clutter!

Where to Find Santa in Spartanburg

Have a list to share with the big man in red? Santa’s elves are giving us the scoop on Santa’s schedule, and we’re listing all the places you can see Santa in Spartanburg. You’ll find places to get professional photos with santa, some free opportunities to take your own photos, enjoy a breakfast, and of course lots of opportunities to share that Christmas list.

Where to Buy Holiday Pies in the Upstate

Pies are a pretty serious thing, especially at the holidays. If you don’t have the time to bake your own homemade pies, try this this list of options and pick up some fresh pies for your holiday feast in Spartanburg. Some of these restaurants and bakeries will even deliver your pies, and it doesn’t get much easier than that.

Looking for Christmas Tree Farms?

Check out our sister site’s Guide to Christmas Tree Farms near Greenville. Many of the farms are a little bit of a drive from the upstate, but make a great day trip. Many farms offer wagon rides, hot cocoa or other festive extras. Have fun!

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About the Author
Maria Bassett is a former school orchestra teacher, turned home-school mom. She and her husband homeschool their 3 sons and 1 daughter, currently pre-school through 2nd grade age. Believing children learn best when they are engaged and having fun, this family loves to take their homeschool on the road, around Greenville and beyond.
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