We want to make sure you have a little fun while you’re here.
Check off the items on the list below for a true Spartanburg experience.
Use #SpartanburgBucketList to document your experience on Instagram. Happy exploring!
1. Dance the night away at College Fest
Free Food? Check. Dance Party in Morgan Square? Check. Bring all your college friends for a free night out in September.
3. Shop Local at Hub City Farmers Market
Head to Harvest Park to buy fresh produce and local goods. The market is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday, April through December. HubCityFM.org
7. Play Sparkle City Mini Putt
Pick up your clubs from Hub City Scoops, grab an ice cream, and hit the links. It's free to play. 118 E. Broad St.
9. Show your Spartan pride
Catch a Basketball Game in USC Upstate’s Hodge Center, November-March. Bonus point if you get a selfie with Sparty! UpstateSpartans.com
11. Rent a B-Cycle and ride the Rail Trail
On foot or on wheels, the 2-mile Mary Black Rail Trail is a great way to grab some fresh air. Start at 295 E. Henry St. for easy parking and B-Cycle rental.
15. Cheer on the SMC Pioneers Baseball Team
Have a ball watching the SMC Pioneers strike out their opponents. Catch a spring game for free! See the schedule at gosmcpioneers.com.
17. Pose with the Love Where You Live Mural
If you haven't taken a picture with this iconic downtown mural, have you really lived in Spartanburg?
19. See a show at Chapman Cultural Center
Spartanburg Little Theatre, Ballet Spartanburg and Spartanburg Philharmonic all perform on Chapman’s stage. Check the calendar at chapmanculturalcenter.org.
21. Take a stroll along the Cottonwood Trail
Minutes from downtown, this urban preserve is a hidden treasure. Keep your eyes open for wildflowers and wildlife as you walk the boardwalk.
23. Take a selfie with a spine in the Sherman College Health Center
Sign up for a free chiropractic visit while you’re there!
25. Volunteer on MLK Day
Volunteer with College Town at local nonprofits through the United Way's MLK Day of Service. Sign up at UWPiedmont.org.
27. Find all nine Electric Art boxes
There are nine mini murals on electrical boxes throughout Downtown Spartanburg. Snap a picture with the box that represents your college.
29. Eat late-night at Papa's Breakfast Nook
Who needs to order a pizza when you can get breakfast at 2 AM? Bring your bills - this joint is cash only.