Special Events

Spartanburg - Always doing.

There's something special happening year-round in Spartanburg, including a variety of events and festivals the City directly plans and provides for local residents and visitors. From the International Festival in October to Spring Fling in April, from Jazz on the Square to Skating on the Square, the Special Events Department just wants you to have fun. Check out all of the City-coordinated events below (click on each for more info).

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Coming up in 2019:

Jazz on the Square (Fridays in April & May)

Music on Main (Thursdays, April-July)

Spring Fling (April 26, 27 & 28) 

Red, White & Boom (July 4)

Live on the Square *New Event for 2019* (Fridays in September)

Spartanburg International Festival (October 5)

Dickens of a Christmas (December 3)

Download a complete list of City-produced and supported events below

2019 City Events

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 Package

Live on the Square sponsorship

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

flickr Photostream Check out these pics from Spring Fling 2017!