The Charter Amphitheatre is the newest addition to the upstate's live entertainment landscape. Located at Heritage Park in Simpsonville (861 S.E. Main Street), this outdoor venue has hosted beloved musicians including Staind, Papa Roach, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Third Day, Jars of Clay, Shinedown, Huey Lewis and the News, the Zac Brown Band, Corey Smith, the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, and many others.
Freedom Weekend Aloft
Freedom Weekend Aloft is a festival that promotes affordable family fun, hot-air ballooning, patriotism, and tourism in the upstate area, while raising money for local and regional charities.
This festival is held every Memorial Day weekend at Heritage Park in Simpsonville (861 S.E. Main Street).
Labor Day Family Fun Festival
The Simpsonville Labor Day Family Fun Festival attracts families from across the upstate for a variety of activities over each Labor Day weekend in downtown Simpsonville. This festival features rides, vendors, kids' activities, concerts, and a classic car show among its many festivities.
Simpsonville Arts Foundation, Inc.
The Simpsonville Arts Foundation, Inc. (SAFI) provides support to the artists of all genres living and performing in Simpsonville. SAFI plans and hosts an array of concerts, performances, and exhibitions at the Simpsonville Arts Center located at the corner of Academy Street and College Street.
Independence Day Concert with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra at the Charter Amphitheatre (typically on the 3rd or 4th of July)
South Greenville Fair at City Park (typically in September)
Parade of Homes (typically in October)
Goblinfest (typically near Halloween)
Breakfast with Santa at the Simpsonville Senior and Activity Center (typically in December)
Christmas Parade (typically in December)
Upcoming 2011 Events
May 27-30 -- Freedom Weekend Aloft Festival
June 4 -- Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival featuring BB King and Buddy Guy
June 11 -- Funk Fest
June 17 -- Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown
July 4 -- Greenville Symphony Orchestra Independence Day Concert
July 29 -- Further featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir
Sep. 3-5 -- Labor Day Family Fun Festival
Oct. 28 -- Goblinfest
Nov. 19 -- Greater Greenville Holiday Fair
Dec. 10 -- Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 13-16 -- Christmas at Heritage Park