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We bet there are things you are wondering about that many other meeting planners have asked as well! Here you will find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. If you don't see what you need, let us know, and we'll be happy to point you in the right direction.
What is the population of Greenville?
Did you know that Greenville, SC is both our City and County? The City of Greenville has a population of 71,000 and Greenville County is the largest county in South Carolina with 550,000 residents. There is much to explore because the cities of Fountain Inn, Mauldin, Greer, Simpsonville, Travelers Rest, Taylors, Landrum and Greenville all make up the County.Learn more about our facts and figures here!
What makes Greenville, SC #yeahTHATgreenville?
We're glad you asked! Here are some of our recent newsworthy mentions.
How to Get Here
What is the closest airport to Greenville, SC?
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is just 15 minutes from the Greenville city center, making it the closest if you're flying in.Check out more on GSP here!
Where does Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport fly to and from?
GSP has over 100 daily nonstop flights and hundreds of connecting flights.Here is a running (more like flying) list!
What major interstate or thoroughfare gets me to Greenville?
I-85 runs directly to Greenville. Access our Map Explorer to find directions to and around Greenville.
How will event attendees get around Greenville?
Getting around town is a breeze! The walkability of downtown Greenville makes it easy to get from point A to point B; however, here are a few convenient alternatives:
Check out our preferred transportation providers!
To navigate the rest of Greenville without a vehicle of your own, you can consider calling one of our preferred transportation providers for car service, or a number of hotels offer a downtown shuttle check with your front desk.
What are my lodging options?
Your options are many! Greenville is home to 90+ hotels to choose from representing 48+ national hotel brands ranging from all price points from luxurious full-service to budget-friendly.If you would like to see a breakdown, click here to explore our Lodging Guide.
Can Greenville accommodate my meeting?
We would certainly love to welcome your group to #yeahTHATgreenville!Please submit your RFP here to get the party started.
Where is the best place to park in downtown Greenville?
With more than 800 free on-street parking spots, a multitude of metered spots, and 14 public parking facilities, there’s no shortage of parking! Crowds of all sizes can be accommodated downtown.Please see our Parking Information page for a complete list of parking options in downtown Greenville.
Is bus or motorcoach parking available?
Absolutely! Contact the City of Greenville Parking Services at 864.467.4900 for options on parking your buses downtown.
Is Greenville home to any golf courses?
Yes! Greenville is home to six "must-tee" courses. Explore your options here.
What is there for my group to explore?
There are so many places to be and friendly faces to see in Greenville! Explore our Group Tour and Teambuilding offerings.
How can I provide attendees with special Greenville offers and discounts?
VisitGreenvilleSC is happy to provide our member dining discount offers to groups hosting their event in town!Check out our Preferred Perks page for a full list of savings.
Where can I host a private dining experience in Greenville?
We have venues for all types and sizes of events.Take a look at this list of Greenville eateries offering private spaces for meetings and events.
Can I promote my event on street pole banners downtown?
Banners and other public promotional signage may be possible for public events. All requests can be submitted to the City of Greenville by calling their office at 864.232.2273.
Will the City of Greenville close down a street for my event?
This may be possible, depending on your event. There are a variety of allowances for street closures, and the City of Greenville Events Department can assist you. A list of permit applications can be found at www.greenvillesc.gov/1346/event-permits.
Can you help me promote my event on social media?
One of the best things about Yeah, THAT Greenville is there's always an event happening! Feel free to use the hashtag #yeahTHATgreenville, along with your event's hashtag so that we can share some love with you on social media! We've even put together some suggested social media posts here. For more specific questions, please email our social media team.
Who can I contact locally for event-planning assistance?
Help is at your fingertips! Consider our list of Event Planning Companies here in Greenville to get started.
Can you recommend unique, off-site venues in Greenville?
We have more than 100 event venues in Greenville, many of which are unique and rich in history.Please see this list of Unique Meeting Facilities for more information on them.
If you've gotten this far and you've still got questions, go ahead and email us—we're happy to help!