Special Events

Snowman Scramble Scavenger Hunt 


Check out this fun and FREE activity to explore downtown Spartanburg. The Snowman Scramble Scavenger hunt asks you to locate 10 snowflakes to help "build" your snowman. On the guide, you can see where blue snowflakes have been placed around downtown. Find 10 snowflakes and fill out the Survey Monkey link to win a prize! Play through January 30 and feel free tag us in any pictures too!

Download the Scavenger Hunt here








Spartanburg - Always doing.

There's something special happening year-round in Spartanburg, including a variety of events and festivals that the City directly plans and provides for local residents and visitors. From weekly music series like Music on Main and Jazz on the Square, to large scale events like Spring Fling in April and the International Festival in October, there's always something going on in downtown Spartanburg!  Check out all of the City-coordinated events below (click on each for more info).

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Coming up in 2020:

Jazz on the Square (Most Fridays in April & May) CANCELED

Music on Main (Thursdays, April-July) CANCELED

Spring Fling (April 24, 25 & 26)  CANCELED

Red, White & Boom (July 4) CANCELED

Spartanburg International Festival (October 3) CANCELED

Dickens of a Christmas (December 1) CANCELED

Sponsor a City Event

The City of Spartanburg sees community events as being vital in weaving the fabric that is our community. But local government can’t do it alone - we need partners who can help us present these events to the community. Please dowload the document below to learn more about our sponsorship opportunites!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Are You Holding an Event in the City of Spartanburg?

In addition to the events produced by the City, many other community organizations hold events in the City of Spartanburg From the March of Dimes TeamWalk, to small neighborhood block parties, there's always something happening in Spartanburg. If you would like to plan an event in the city, please download and complete our special event permits.

If you have a fairly complicated event that will require Street Closures, a moving route, City services, etc. please download the form at the link below 

Special Event Permit

If your event is fairly simple in nature, like a Neighborhood Block Party, and you do not require any City support services, please download the form at the link below 

Simple Special Event Permit

Who To Know

Pay a Vendor Fee

Follow the link below to pay a special events vendor fee.

Fee Payment