What’s Open In the Upstate, SC

As the economy in South Carolina began to reopen, businesses that have temporarily closed to the public, curtailed hours, canceled or postponed events are slowly opening.

Here are everyday places that are now open in the Upstate. This list will be updated over time.


These businesses reopened April 20.

  • Furniture stores
  • Clothing and shoe stores
  • Bookstores
  • Music stores
  • Sporting goods stores
  • Craft stores
  • Flea markets
  • Florists

The following malls reopened May 1.

  • Haywood Mall
  • Gaffney Outlet Marketplace
  • Westgate Mall
  • Anderson Mall

Restaurants were allowed to offer dine-in service on Monday, May 11.

These businesses reopened May 18:

  • Barbershops
  • hair salons
  • waxing salons
  • threading salons
  • nail salons
  • spas
  • body-art facilities
  • tattoo services
  • tanning salons
  • massage-therapy establishments
  • massage services
  • Group exercise facilities such as yoga studios, barre classes and others.

The following parks and trail are now open:

  • Falls Park
  • Cancer Survivors Park¬†
  • South Carolina State Parks

The following attraction facilities will be permitted to open throughout South Carolina beginning May 22.

  • Zoos
  • Museums
  • Aquariums
  • Planetariums
  • Historic buildings and sites
  • Waterparks
  • Amusement park rides
  • Go-Kart tracks
  • Bingo facilities (specific guidelines can be found here)
  • Miniature golf facilities

Other openings:

  • Some churches including St. Mary’s Catholic, Oakdale Baptist in Townville, First Presbyterian in Greenville, Second Presbyterian in Greenville, Ridgeland Drive Baptist in Six Mile.
  • Boat ramps, docks, slips
  • Manned shooting ranges including James O. Thomason Range in Spartanburg County and the Pickens Range in Pickens County.
  • KOA Campgrounds

Updated: 5/20/20

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