Weekend Happenings: May 20-21

GREENVILLE, SC(WSPA)- There are so many events this weekend! Here’s what you need to know!

Greece comes to Greenville at downtown’s St. George Orthodox Cathedral for the 30th Annual Greenville Greek Festival. Food is a major part of this event. You can try all of the Greek favorites like gyros and souvlaki. There will be live music, dancing and vendors. The four day event started serving up food yesterday…but all of the activities kick off today. Go check it out anytime from 10:30 AM until 10 PM today and tomorrow or Sunday from 11:30 to 8. Admission is just a dollar!

More than 700 people are expected to walk to raise awareness for mental illness tomorrow. The National Alliance on Mental Illness or “NAMI” is holding their NAMI Walks Upstate 5 K Fun Walk. This is the organization’s signature event for mental health awareness month and one of the most successful national fundraising events for the cause. Funds help with things like free education and support programs. That’s tomorrow on the Furman campus in Greenville. Registration starts at 9 AM and the walk kicks off at 10.

Grab your red white and blue and say thank you to our veterans tomorrow by attending the Greenville Armed Forces Day Parade. You’ll see military vehicles, bands and even a cruise in. There’s a classic car rally at 4 PM at One Plaza downtown. At 5 the parade makes its way down Main Street starting at Beattie and ending around Flour Field.


Jazz on the square in Greenville has been cancelled Friday night due to the weather forecast.

Due to forecasted weather conditions, Friday’s Greenville Heritage Main Street event has been cancelled. Join them next Friday at NOMA Square for live musical entertainment featuring Albannach (Celtic/Tribal). For more information about the City’s special event season, visit events.greenvillesc.gov

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