Special Events

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, 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).

Coming up in 2022:

Flashback Fridays - Fridays in April & May, 5:30 - 8pm l Morgan Square 

Music on Main - Thursdays April - July, 5:30 - 8:30pm l Morgan Square

Spring Fling - Friday, April 22 - Sunday, April 24 l Downtown Spartanburg

Juneteenth Celebration Weekend - Friday, June 17 - Sunday, June 19

Red, White & Boom - Monday, July 4 l Barnet Park

Downtown Sunday Market - Second Sunday of the month August - November, 12 - 4pm l Downtown Spartanburg

Spartanburg International Festival - Saturday, October 1, 11 - 7pm l Barnet Park

Dickens of a Christmas - Tuesday, December 6, 6 - 9pm l Downtown Spartanburg

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

Reggie Geter

Special Events Coordinator
(864) 596-3110
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Aundi Hunter

Special Events Manager
(864) 562-4195
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Deborah McClary

Customer Service Coordinator
(864) 596-3105
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Megan Soots

Festival Coordinator
(864) 596-2976
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Latest Special Event Applications

Pay a Vendor Fee

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

Fee Payment