There is plenty to choose from this weekend and here is a list of the major festivals and events going on several days this weekend below and find more on our community calendar here.
- Abbeville Spring Festival: Runs Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. in downtown Abbeville.
- Great Anderson County Fair: Runs through May 4 at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center, 3027 MLK Jr. Blvd. in Anderson. Hours of operation are Friday, 4-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – midnight; and Sunday 12:30-11 p.m.
- Greer Family Fest: Runs Friday 6-10 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Greer City Park and in downtown Greer. The Marshall Tucker Bandperforms Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
- Mayberry Comes to Westminster Festival: Friday and Saturday in downtown Westminster
- Piedmont Plant & Flower Festival: Runs Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Greenville State Farmers Market on Rutherford Road.
- Spartanburg Spring Fling: Runs Friday from 5-11 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. in downtown Spartanburg.
- Relay for Life Laurens County: From 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Laurens District 55 High Schools’s Hanna Stadium in Laurens.
- Relay For Life Pickens County: Starts at 7p.m. at the old Liberty High School Football Stadium in Liberty.
- Airport Day: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is one of several Spartanburg Humane Society events this weekend at Downtown Airport at 500 Ammons Rd. in Spartanburg.
- “Double or Nothing” SCW Wrestling Entertainment: At 7 p.m. at Coronaca Fire Department located at 1418 Hwy 246 S. Greenwood.
- Dragon Boat Upstate Festival: From 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Portman Marina in Anderson
- Free Comic Book Day: Stores nationwide will be celebrating comic books. Click here to find a local store participating.
- Get Out & Play Day at Greenville Zoo: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo.
- Keelboat Fleet Spring sailboat race: On Lake Hartwell at 11 a.m., located at Western Carolina Sailing Club, 5200 Westwind Way in Anderson.
- Mounted Patrol Open Horse Show of HCSO: Starts at 9 a.m. at the WNC Agricultural Center’s main covered arena in Arden, NC.
- National Bike Month Kick-Off Party: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Swamp Rabbit Cafe.
- Operation Hope Poker Run: From 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., starts at Southern Star Automotive in Greenville.
- Paws on Parade: From 9-11 a.m. at Carrier Park on Amboy Road in West Asheville.
- Reedy River Duck Derby: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Falls Park in downtown Greenville.
- Run for 51: In memory of Easley High freshman Daniel Smith, from 9 a.m. (registration) until 11 a.m. at Easley High School track field.
- Steeplechase: The 68th annual Blockhouse Steeplechase in Tryon, NC, starts at 10 a.m.
- TD Saturday Market: First Saturday farmer’s market in downtown Greenville from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Upstate Strawberry Festival: Runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Highway 276, 6 miles north of Travelers Rest.
Source – FOX Carolina