Uptown Greenwood Celebrates The 20th Annual Festival Of Discovery

Uptown Greenwood invites visitors from all across the region to the 20th annual Festival of Discovery, the year’s premier event presented by the Uptown Greenwood Development Corporation.

The much-anticipated celebration, which began in 2000, honors the history, culture, food, arts, crafts, music, and people who make South Carolina and Greenwood County such wonderful places to live and visit.

Kelly McWhorter, Executive Director of Discover Greenwood, said that the festival will kick off on Thursday at 6 p.m.

From July 8 to 10, 2021, the event will provide excitement for the entire family. BBQ will be available for purchase after 11 a.m., and blues music will be performed by local and national bands throughout the event. A hotdog eating contest, as well as amusement rides and children’s activities, will take place on Saturday at noon.

The event’s schedule is listed below:

Thursday, July 8

  • Noon to 11 pm – BBQ available for purchase
  • 6 pm to 11 pm – Blues Music

Friday, July 9

  • 11 am to 11 pm – BBQ available for purchase
  • 5 pm to 10 pm – Kids Zone
  • 6 pm to 8 pm – Kids Que at Uptown Market
  • 3 pm to midnight – Blues Music

Saturday, July 10

  • 11 am to 11 pm – BBQ available for purchase
  • 10 am to 10 pm – Kids Zone
  • 12 pm – Hotdog Eating Contest
  • 11 am to midnight – Blues Music
  • 5 pm – BBQ Awards Ceremony

You may visit the uptown Greenwood website for more information.

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