As December unfolds, the holiday spirit takes center stage! Streets adorned with twinkling lights beckon shoppers in search of the perfect gifts, while entertainment options add a touch of magic to the season. Amidst the hustle, families unite, creating cherished memories that help define the essence of December—a month filled with giving, joy, and the warmth of shared moments.

There is no shortage of holiday events in the Greater Greenville area. However, we managed to pick out a few notable events and holiday markets, beginning this week, that will give us all a festive place to start! Don’t miss Santa’s meet & greet schedule at the bottom!

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GREENVILLE HOLIDAY FAIR

The region’s largest selection of holiday arts, crafts, and gifts. More than 350 crafters and commercial vendors! $7 for adults, $6 for seniors. Children under 12 are free. Parking is $5.

Greenville Convention Center 1 Exposition Dr, Greenville, SC 29607

Thursday, November 30 | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday, December 1 | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday, December 2 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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GREENVILLE CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Free event with food trucks and vendors, live music and a special visit from Santa Claus. The countdown will be with Mayor White and special guest, Jane Robelot from WYFF. Tree lighting is at 6:00 pm

Main Street Greenville 206 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

Friday, December 1 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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GREER CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Free Holiday Craft Stations, Free Train Rides, Roaming Carolers, Musical Performers, Ice Sculpture Demonstration, Greer Relief S’mores and Hot Chocolate, Food Vendors

Greer City Park 301 E Poinsett St, Greer, SC 29651

Friday, December 1 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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TD SATURDAY MARKET – HOLIDAY EDITION

Shop artisan gifts, seasonal locally grown fresh produce, gourmet foods, and fresh-cut flowers

Main Street Downtown Greenville

Saturday, December 9 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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KRINGLE HOLIDAY VILLAGE

Shopping, entertainment, food, drink, silent auction, and family fun. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Greenville.

Flour Field 945 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

Friday, December 8 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sunday, December 9 | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, December 10 | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

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SANTA’S GROTTO BAR

Indulge in hot cocoa, apple cider or try a new seasonal drink while you wait for your turn to meet Santa

Spirit & Bower, Grand Bohemian Greenville, 44 E Camperdown Way, Greenville, SC.

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in December | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

⛅ Weather

It is definitely chilly out! Overnight lows are dipping into the 20s and highs are in the 50s this week. Looks like a high chance of rain this weekend, but any rain should clear up by Sunday or Monday!