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Lights! Camera! Christmas!

It’s showtime! On December 2, 2022 at 6pm, the City of Gaffney will kick off its annual Christmas festivities. Watch storylines from the silver screen come to life in Gaffney’s historic downtown during the annual nighttime Christmas parade. Participants are […]

Holiday Lights & Events-fun for the whole family!

A fun family outing is to head to one of the special events or light displays in the area. The Pendleton Christkindlmarkt Held for 3 weekends (Nov 25 – Dec 10), downtown Pendleton features homemade crafts, art, baked goods, holiday […]

Skating in the Upcountry

Ice skating? In the Upcountry? There sure is! There are fun and family-friendly ice rinks that are built during the holiday season (as you know, it’s not very cold here). They open in late November and run into January with […]

Best State Parks to View Fall Color

  The State Parks located in the Upcountry of South Carolina are ideal for viewing fall foliage, especially those located on the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Byway. We thought we’d compile a list of best places to view the changing leaves, […]

Festivals, live music, food, sports and more!

Events You Can’t Miss

Annual festivals, art & culture, sports and more year-round fun that you can’t miss. 

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