Downtown Greenville: Greenville’s largest and most popular retail, dining and entertainment destination. Catch a show at the Peace Center, which presents the best in Broadway shows, music and theatre events. Next to the theatre is Falls Park on the Reedy where visitors can explore trails and gardens, beautiful waterfalls and public art throughout the park. The City’s Arts in Public Places walking tour is self-guided, and provides a map of the city, and photographs of the city’s artwork with detailed descriptions. Access map and art destination information on your mobile device: http://arcg.is/18O84Ic. Greenville Glides Segway Tours let you roll around town and encounter everything from the excitement of the booming business district to the beauty of lush parks and greenways! Times Vary | 233 N. Main St. 864.214.0119
Magnolia Park: Greenville’s largest and most popular retail, dining and entertainment destination. Over 800,000 square feet with gems like SC’s only Nordstrom store, highest performing Costco and #1 rated Regal Cinema. Restaurants and retailers include a number of new arrivals to the Palmetto state, including Dave & Buster’s, Yard House, Tucano’s Brazilian Grill, Cheddar’s Casual Café and Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. 1025 Woodruff Rd
Bob Jones Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green: The art and times of the Old Masters come to life with rotating exhibitions and interactive educational displays that allow visitors to experience fine art at its best! Adults $5; Seniors (60+) $4/Children 12 and under are free. Open 10am – 5pm Tues-Sat & 2 – 5pm
The Hagood Mill Historic Site & Folklife Center: One of the oldest gristmills still producing grain in SC, the historic Hagood Mill possesses the state’s last wooden waterwheel (20 feet tall & largest in the state!) Originally built circa 1825, its present location was created in 1845 and is part of the National Register of Historic Places. It features a traditional barn & family farm exhibit, visitors building & gift shop, two historic log cabins, blacksmith shop, cotton gin building, moonshine still and outdoor stage for musical events. Monthly festival offers demonstrations on milling, blacksmithing, cotton ginning, moonshining, spinning, weaving, bee-keeping, and more! (864) 898-2936
The Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC: Onsite orientation lobby with exhibit based on Tommy Charles’ book about SC Rock Art, cases displaying local “portable petroglyphs” and a video about the site’s discovery and dig. Learn all about their 32 distinct petroglyphs with their narrated light show. Open 10am – 4pm Wed, Fri & Sat | 138 Hagood Mill Rd, Pickens | 864.898.5585
Greenville Lunch: Smoky Dreams BBQ: Serving up Southern Hospitality, they are rated #2 out of 772 restaurants on TripAdvisor and 2nd of 829 places to eat in Greenville! Try the “melt in your mouth” Brisket, which pairs perfectly with creamy mac and cheese and smoked baked beans. For dessert, you’ll definitely want to give the homemade lemon pie a try! Open Wed-Sat 11am – 7pm | 2131 Woodruff Rd | 864.627.4227822.
Greenville Dinner: Soby’s: Rated #1 of 772 restaurants by TripAdvisor. Pair a Fried Green Tomato with Pimento Cheese appetizer with popular dishes like Crab Cakes, Barbecue Shrimp & Grits and Pan Seared Snapper. Excellent wine choices. Open nightly at 5:30pm for dinner. Sunday brunch 10:30am-1:30pm | 207 S. Main St. | 864.232.7007145
TOP EVENT: Oktoberfest: Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2016. Don’t miss this four day celebration of authentic German food, music, games and, of course, beer. The celebration kicks off with the official tapping of the keg and continues as Festival-goers dine on a delicious selection of authentic German food, including Bratwurst, Sauerbraten, German Waffle Fries, and pretzels! The famous Paulaner Brewing Truck will arrive bringing their traveling biergarten. Bands from all over the southeast will provide entertainment. You can play ping pong and do the chicken dance. Show your strength in a Beer Stein holding contest or test your tummy in a Brats eating contest! Held at NOMA Square, 220 North Main Street, Greenville