Things to Do This May in Spartanburg

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Wondering what things you can do this May in Spartanburg? Some outdoor venues are starting to open up, and there’s still a lot you can do at home. Check out this list of things to do this May in Greenville and Spartanburg!

Explore a Great Green space

Visit Hatcher Gardens or another of these great green spaces in the Upstate for some outdoor fun.

Find the SpaceX Satellites in the Night Sky

That chain of bright lights you’ve been hearing about are the satellites recently launched by SpaceX. Use a tracker app to discover when you’ll be able to see the satellites cross the night sky and see if you can spot them!

Learn About Textile Mill History

Check out these outdoor sites where you can learn about the Upstate’s rich textile mill history. It’s a social studies and history lesson for the kids and you don’t even need a textbook!

Visit a South Carolina State Park

State parks in South Carolina have reopened but with restrictions. Find out about state park restrictions and then choose a South Carolina State Park in the Upstate to visit.

Run a Race Virtually

You can still run a race in May. Time yourself with an app and submit your time at these virtual races in Greenville.

Bake Some Bread With Carl

Get baking with Carl, the sourdough starter. You can get him free at Great Harvest Bread Company. If you need ingredients or prefer to buy your bread, here’s where you can find bread and ingredients in Greenville.

Visit a Local Farm

Find local produce, eggs, meat and dairy products at an Upstate farm. While you’re there you just might get to see some farm animals!

Discover a New Board Game

Need a new game to play? Here are our readers’ favorite board games!

Take Home Kits

Don’t forget local businesses are offering a variety of take home kits, including art projects, cookie decorating and pizza!

Live Playdates

Join us for live playdates throughout the month of May right on the Kidding Around Spartanburg Facebook page.

  • Thursday May 7th at 11 am with Piano Central Studios
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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