HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Join us in downtown Greenville every November - January as we celebrate the holiday season with a variety of signature events, from outdoor ice skating to holiday shopping, holiday light displays and more! Enjoy a stroll through downtown Greenville every holiday season - it's decked out and ready to help you celebrate! 

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Interactive Holiday Map


Our interactive holiday map is where you can find all of the festive activities in downtown, including Poinsettia Postcards, the downtown holiday light displays, Window Wonderland contestants, and more.

PLUS you can vote for your favorite Poinsettia Postcards and Window Wonderland display.

View the Interactive Map


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UNITED COMMUNITY ICE ON MAIN


NOVEMBER 15 - JANUARY 15

Glide your way into the holiday season at United Community Ice on Main. Greenville's only outdoor ice rink is a favorite winter tradition, with a variety of promotions and special events scheduled throughout the season. For more information and a complete calendar listing, visit Ice on Main. Hours vary.

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POINSETTIA CHRISTMAS PARADE


6 p.m. | DECEMBER 7, 2024

Join us as we kick off the holiday season with the Poinsettia Christmas Parade on Main Street. Find more details and road closures here.

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POINSETTIA POSTCARDS


COMING DECEMBER 2024

Local nonprofits and school groups construct and decorate grand holiday postcards displayed throughout Greenville's Main Street plazas in December.

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TD SATURDAY MARKET - HOLIDAY EDITION


9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Saturday, December 

Shop for unique artisan gifts, seasonal locally-grown fresh produce, gourmet foods and fresh-cut flowers for your loved ones every holiday season at the TD Saturday Market- Holiday Edition.

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NIGHT OF LIGHTS


December

Come watch Main Street light up while you rock around our 30-foot Christmas tree adorned with 25,550 LED lights. We'll count down with Mayor White and special guest, Jane Robelot from WYFF, as we light the official City of Greenville Christmas tree Located in front of M. Judson Booksellers. This exciting FREE event includes food trucks and vendors, live music and a special visit from Santa Claus. The official tree lighting will take place between 6  and 6:15 p.m., so be sure you come early to ensure you don't miss out on the magic.



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WINDOW WONDERLAND


Window shopping has never been so fun! Downtown merchants transform Main Street into a holiday wonderland for residents and visitors to enjoy. Visitors can stroll the streets and vote for their favorite merchant display every December. 

2023 Winners:

People's Choice: Rush Wilson Limited

Judges Award Winner: Trio Brick Oven Cafe

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FREE PARKING DOWNTOWN


Our holiday gift to you! Parking is FREE in some downtown parking garages on Small Business Saturday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Visit Greenville Parking for a complete listing of City parking locations.

List of Free Garages during this time:

  • North Laurens Street Garage
  • West Washington Garage
  • Broad Street Garage
  • Richardson Street Garage
  • West End Parking Lot
  • South Main Parking Lot
  • Over 900 free on-street spaces