501 South Blackstock Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Phone: (864) 595-4040
Fax: (864) 595-4050
The great thing about when a movie theater that screens movies that have already been out for a few months, second-run movies, is that the admission prices are almost always at a reduced price. That is most certainly true for the Carmike Wynnsong 7. In the current state of this economy, sometimes it might just make sense to take advantage of these reduced prices.
Located right near the Westgate Shopping Center, this Regal Cinema is easily a great entertainment option after a long afternoon of shopping. The threater boast an array of first-run Hollywood movies, so be prepared for a fun night out.
With 16 screens to choose from, you won't have any trouble finding a movie or movie time that you and your date can agree on. The cinema is equipped with state-of-the-art sound systems and stadium seating to make your movie-going experience a memorable one. The Regal Spartan Stadium 16 showcases mostly blockbuster Hollywood films but on occasion may run a foreign or independent release. The refreshment and snack bar is stacked so bring your appetite.
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.
When people in Spartanburg and surrounding towns want to hear some metal, rock or punk, they come to Ground Zero. This place has been here since time immemorial and inside the drinks are strong, the music is loud and everyone is usually friendly. Most of the music is local, however some big-name acts have passed through, one of which was the thrash band Slayer.
Hub-Bub The Showroom is exactly that, it's a place that tries to foster and display the talents of young and emerging local artists. Inside, visitors will find an artists gallery and floor space that hosts everything from photography workshops to live music performances. The showroom definitely has something for all age groups as well.
Presenting the Upcountry with world-class music for more than a century, this philharmonic offers performances ranging from classical to folk music, as well as from ethnic to pop music. Their concert season is from September to May.
The oldest, full scale children's theater in South Carolina, this theatre company performs four productions annually at the David W. Reid Playhouse in Camp Croft and offers classes in drama, theater arts, and puppetry.
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.
Morgan Square is in the center of downtown Spartanburg. Located in the city's historic district, this public-space is host to many local events.
Those looking for an enriching cultural experience in Spartanburg will find a long list of events that occur here. Check out the schedule to discover dance, music, and theater performances as well as recitals and children's productions. Other unique events include numismatic conferences, company fairs, seasonal shows and even beauty pageants. There is always something interesting on the schedule for everyone.
With over a century behind them, Wofford College has distinguished itself as a top Southern University attracting both local and international students. The liberal arts college campus rests on 170 acres (69 hectares) of land in Spartanburg and offers 26 major fields of study ranging from a number of diverse subjects. Wofford is a small institution that enrolls about 1500 students every academic year and offers a small but bustling college-town community with many activities, extra-curriculars, sports and arts programs to its students. Greek life is a big part of the Wofford College life with almost half of all the students participating in fraternities or sororities every year.