City of Greenville Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

The Parks and Recreation Department offers a comprehensive system of parks, greenways, public facilities and recreational choices that help enhance the quality of life of its residents and visitors. Whether it’s enjoying a leisurely bike ride on the City's expansive trail system, taking a picnic lunch to one of the City's popular parks or spending the day with the family at the Greenville Zoo, the Parks and Recreation Department provides a wide variety of year-round recreational choices to help you enjoy the beauty of Greenville's outdoors. There are also year-round athletic and youth programs and five community centers that offer general leisure activities and special summer programs.

The Parks and Recreation Department maintains 39 parks occupying more than 500 acres of land within the city. Falls Park serves as a centerpiece attraction for Greenville. With its impressive Liberty Bridge, a suspension bridge spanning the Reedy River, visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the Reedy River Falls and the magnificent public gardens below.

Cleveland Park is a 122-acre site located along the Reedy River that features tennis courts, softball fields, playground areas, a fitness trail and picnic shelters. At Cleveland Park you will find Greenville Zoo, an exotic animal kingdom rated one of the best tourist attractions in South Carolina.

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Mar 15 2024- Sep 27 2024

May 24

Recurring weekly on Friday until Sep. 27 2024

This weekly music series on Main Street at NOMA Square opens at 5:30 p.m. and closes at 9:30 p.m., with bands playing two sets at 5:50 p.m. and 7:40 p.m. NOMA Square chairs go...

City of Greenville Parks, Recreation, and Tourism



Sep 05 2024- Oct 24 2024

September 05

Recurring weekly on Thursday until Oct. 24 2024

Come early to grab a good spot and play trivia with us before the show. Movies begin at sundown in Falls Park every Thursday in September & October. Local food trucks and...

City of Greenville Parks, Recreation, and Tourism



Nov 20 2024- Jan 20 2025

November 20

Nov. 20 - Jan. 20

United Community Ice on Main is an open outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Greenville, South Carolina. This year, this winter tradition and favorite activity of...

City of Greenville Parks, Recreation, and Tourism



December 07

Dec. 07

For more than 75 years, the parade has signaled the start of the Christmas season in Greenville. Each year the parade attracts thousands of visitors downtown to view the...

City of Greenville Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

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