The Walnut Grove Plantation began operations as a plantation when Charles and Mary Moore got a grant from King George II. The plantation is still operational and has a mansion, Rocky Spring Academy, a cellar and many other institutions within it. Several guided tours are available through the plantation, which include a walk through the greens and the mansion, a part of which is now a museum. The plantation and facility sits on over 60 acres (24 hectares) of land. To know more, check the website.
503 South Broad Street Presbyterian College Clinton, SC 29325 +1 864 833 2820
The 6500-seater Bailey Memorial Stadium is more than just a stadium, it's an experience. The ardent Presbyterian College Blue Hose fans support their teams wholeheartedly to bring out the best in the players. Opened in 2004, the stadium kicks off a game of football on a high note. If you are a Blue Hose fan, the stadium will serve you in the best possible way. Call ahead for more details.
Previously known as the Beautiful Tiger Field, the Doug Kingsmore Stadium at Clemson University was rechristened in 2003 and has been entertaining baseball fanatics since its inception in 1970. Known for its superb baseball facilities, it has witnessed a number of nail-biting matches that have kept spectators at the edge of their seats for the entire duration of the match. Giant replay screens, easy parking and picnic areas make Doug Kingsmore a hot favorite with locals.
Located within the heart of Spartanburg, the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds is a grand venue that is most often used for trade shows and fairs. Events are usually organized by the Piedmont Interstate Fair staff, this open air facility is available for rental. Although in operation since 1946, this large venue still manages to attract a good size crowd during its events. Visit their website for more information.
1 East Coffee Street Greenville, SC 29601 +1 864 298 0494
Coffee Underground Theater is a small venue found in the Coffee Underground, a popular and locally-owned coffeehouse and bistro. Surrounded by artwork by local artists, patrons are able to not only enjoy the aesthetic charm of the establishment but also the array of presentations and performances the Coffee Underground Theater has to offer. Each night provides a new form of entertainment - varying from stand up comedy, independent and short films to acoustic musical performances. Because events will vary, it's wise to check the website for details before heading out for an evening of fun.
The Pavilion is the home to Greenville County Recreation programs and many local kids, students and adults come here to participate in a variety of fun sports and leagues. Some popular activities are indoor soccer, softball, ice hockey, tennis, volleyball and many more. The Pavilion is also a great place to host private parties, birthdays and school events that children and families will enjoy. Admission prices depend on activity and day of the week. Call ahead for any special accommodations or questions.
The William A. Floyd Amphitheater is located on the grounds of the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center, and has been the stage for artists like Dionne Warwick, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jason Mraz and Travis Tritt. The terraced green lawn of this massive outdoor amphitheater can accommodate more than 15,000 concertgoers, so be sure to bring a picnic blanket and arrive early to find a good spot. While the concerts are usually general admission, reserved seating for 2000 is available at some events. Concessions and bathrooms are on-site.
Nestled within the massive 300-acre (121-hectare) Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center, the Civic Center of Anderson provides the citizens of Anderson with 37,000 square feet (nearly 60,000 square meters) of banquet, conference, and event space. The Anderson Civic Center is split into the Exhibition Hall, Ballroom, Conference Center and Arena, which hosts trade shows and entertainment events. Call for rental information.
248 East Saint John Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 +1 864 596 3105
There are 22 parks located throughout Spartanburg. The main one is Barnet Park, which sits on seven acres (three hectares) of green land and has a lovely walking path that extends for a full two miles (three kilometers). In the park is the Zimmerli Amphitheatre, which plays hosts to various concerts and shows throughout the year. The park is also dressed with an interactive water fountain, pavilion and art sculptures.
The Walhalla Civic Auditorium which was once home to a grade school and was built in 1901. The building displays the Classical Revival style of architecture and has been a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1992. The auditorium hosts an array of events and concerts to entertain the community. Musical concerts and other performing arts are common sight at this venue. For more information on event dates and ticket booking, please log on to their website.
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