Main Weekend: Thursday, June 1st – Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Events Through the Month of June!
The South Carolina Festival of Flowers is underway as you read this. It’s a state-wide celebration of flower and fun. Now in its 50th year, the festival:
- Is an inclusive event that involves volunteers and participants from across the region.
- Offers entertainment options ranging from gardening and performances to sporting and cultural events.
- Focuses on education as we empower the community with horticulture knowledge and offer learning opportunities for all ages.
- Be an economically and ecologically sustainable festival that takes pride in being an economic catalyst for the entire Greenwood community.
Celebrate the beginning of summer and enjoy traditional southern hospitality at the South Carolina Festival of Flowers in beautiful Greenwood, South Carolina. Named South Carolina’s “Event of the Year” and one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events in June for the last five years and also one of the top 100 events in North America by the American Bus Association for 2012 and 2013, this Festival is one you won’t want to miss. The South Carolina Festival of Flowers is a must see!
The first weekend of June will prove to be most entertaining for all ages, June 1-4, 2016. Enjoy a full schedule of Festival activities the whole family can enjoy. View the works of South Carolina’s top artists and craftsmen at the Arts and Crafts Show. Enjoy a nice leisure day strolling through one of our beautiful gardens on tour. Plus see the now famous “Signature” Topiary Display in Uptown Greenwood, SC.
If you are game for a road trip to South Carolina, topiaries are the topic today, as Greenwood works all year on these magical topiaries. You’ll see 46 different themed topiaries displayed around the Square, at the County Library, and at the Farmers Market. These beautiful horticultural creations showcase the Uptown Greenwood area during the SC Festival of Flowers.
This is a chance to experience the entire community of Greenwood as each topiary has been adopted by an organization and is sponsored by a separate organization. See for yourself and stroll Uptown Square, and early evening is the perfect time to do this.
Greenwood, South Carolina. Named one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events in June for nine years running, the SC Festival of Flowers offers a month long schedule of activities the whole family can enjoy. The festival fun kicks off with our Main Weekend, June 1 – 3, 2018. So take your time and view it all here then make plans to visit us for “a blooming good time!”
Signature Topiary Display
Friday, June 1, 2018 8:00 AM
Sunday, July 15, 2018 5:00 PM
Uptown Greenwood Greenwood, SC 29646
Note: It’s about 3.5 hours from most points in Metro Atlanta to Greenwood, SC 29646
Where to stay:
The charming Inn on the Square, Greenwood’s only full-service boutique hotel.
104 Court Avenue E, Greenwood, SC, 864-330-1010
The Inn on the Square is positioned at the best location in Greenwood. Breakfast is included each night you stay in the dining room. The Inn has its own full-service restaurant, casual bar/lounge, comfortable and beautifully decorated guest rooms with en suite bathrooms, the complimentary breakfast, attentive staff and impressive event venues. The restaurants in Uptown Greenwood are all delicious and they are a short walk from the Inn on the Square. The uptown is a great area to walk and take in Greenwood.
Where to eat:
The Mill House – 237 Maxwell Ave, Greenwood. A great bar, delicious brick oven pizzas and an assortment of pasta dishes to try.
Dixie Drive In – 600 Montague Ave, Greenwood. A throwback to a drivein/diner where hamburgers and fries rule the roost. Come in and take a seat and eat.
What to see: Visit the Old96 Tourism website for information and what else there is to do during your stay in this region of South Carolina.