HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Holiday Happenings
People Ice Skate on the Ice on Main Rink

UNITED COMMUNITY BANK ICE ON MAIN
NOVEMBER 16 - JANUARY 21
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Glide your way into the holiday season at United Community Bank Ice on Main. Greenville’s only outdoor ice rink is a favorite winter tradition, with a variety of promotions and special events scheduled throughout the season. For more information and a complete calendar listing, visit iceonmain.com.
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FREE PARKING ON THANKSGIVING DAY & BLACK FRIDAY
NOVEMBER 22 & 23


Our holiday gift to you! Parking is FREE at all City of Greenville parking facilities on Thanksgiving Day & Black Friday. Free parking begins at 6 a.m. on Thursday, November 22 and ends at 6 a.m. on Saturday, November 24. Visit parking.greenvillesc.gov for a complete listing of City parking locations.
Photo of Budweiser Clydesdales

BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES
NOVEMBER 23 - 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.



The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales arrive in the 200 block of North Main Street at 12:30 p.m. on Black Friday. Bring the entire family for an up-close view and great photo op from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Beginning at 2 p.m., the Clydesdales and their Dalmatian mascot will trot down Main Street, stopping to deliver Budweiser to several restaurants along the route. Their final stop is in front of United Community Bank Ice on Main for additional photo opportunities from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
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FREE PARKING FOR SMALL BUSINESS SHOPPING DAYS
NOVEMBER 23 & 24



Support local businesses and shop small! Parking is FREE at the Broad Street Garage, Richardson Street Garage and West Washington Street Deck on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. 
Christmas Tree with lights

NIGHT OF LIGHTS
NOVEMBER 30 - 5 to 8 p.m.
Main Street, from Broad Street to Court Street



Count down with Mayor White as we light the official Christmas tree and turn on all of the holiday plaza lights. This exciting new event includes food trucks and vendors, live music and a special visit from Santa Claus. Also, stop by United Community Bank Ice on Main for a special glow skate. All skaters receive glow sticks and a voucher to return to the rink at a discounted rate. The official tree lighting will be at 6:30 p.m..
Kids Dancing in the Christmas Parade
Window decorated for the holidays

POINSETTIA CHRISTMAS PARADE
DECEMBER 1 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.



Plan your viewing spot now for this illuminating parade featuring over 75 musical marching units, elaborately decorated floats and, of course, Santa Claus! The parade route is Main Street, from Augusta Street to North Street.
For more information, visit Poinsettia Christmas Parade information.

WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST
DECEMBER 1 - 15



Downtown merchants will transform Main Street into a holiday wonderland for residents and visitors to enjoy. Visitors can stroll the streets and vote for their favorite merchant display from December 1 through December 15 by visiting the City’s Facebook page at facebook.com/cityofgreenvillesc. Contest winners will be announced December 19.
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LIVE HOLIDAY MUSIC DOWNTOWN
DECEMBER 8 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

DECEMBER 9 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Enjoy the sounds of the season while you do your holiday shopping in downtown Greenville. Local caroling groups will stroll along Main Street singing holiday favorites and spreading holiday cheer. 
Moonlight Movies A Christmas Story

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS MOONLIGHT MOVIES HOLIDAY EDITION
DECEMBER 12 - Sundown in Falls Park



Take a break from shopping and watch a free classic holiday movie under the stars at Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movies. This year’s feature film is A Christmas Story. Come early to claim your spot in the park and enjoy holiday trivia! Lawn chairs and picnic dinners are allowed, but please leave pets at home.
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LIVE HOLIDAY MUSIC DOWNTOWN
DECEMBER 15 - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

DECEMBER 16  - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


The strolling carolers return to entertain shoppers as they search for the perfect gift. 
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FREE PARKING
DECEMBER 14 - 17



Parking is FREE at the Broad Street Garage, Richardson Street Garage and the West Washington Street Deck. 


City of Greenville Parking Logo with bow on it

FREE PARKING
DECEMBER 21 -22



Parking is FREE at the Broad Street Garage, Richardson Street Garage and the West Washington Street Deck.  
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FREE PARKING
DECEMBER 23 - 25


Parking is FREE at all City of Greenville parking facilities December 23, 24 and 25. Free parking begins at 6 a.m. on Sunday, December 23 and ends at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26. Visit parking.greenvillesc.gov for a complete listing of City parking locations.
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FREE PARKING
JANUARY 1


We're ringing in the New Year in downtown Greenville with FREE parking at all City of Greenville parking facilities.