THAT Sports Destination
THAT Greenville has become that place for hosting sporting events. The fans, the media, and the players love us! Greenville, SC has earned its place as a top Southeastern destination for major regional, national, and international sporting events. A closer look at the location, convenience, affordability, flexibility, and quality of venues makes it easy to see why.
Greenville is centrally located between Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC—getting here is a breeze! Easy interstate access is provided by I-85 and I-385, while seven major carriers (Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Contour Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines) service Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport with over 100 daily nonstop flights.
Significant investments in facilities like the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville Convention Center, Fluor Field at the West End, Greenville County Aquatic Complex and MeSA Soccer Complex, have made Greenville a sports magnet.
Recently hosted events include:
- 2022 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships - Preliminary Round
- The Bassmaster Classic 2022
- AAU Karate National Championships 2021
- USA Taekwondo Regional Tournament 2021
- SEC Women's Basketball Tournament (2021, 2020 & 2019)
- Black Bear Showcase and Classic (2021, 2020 & 2019)
That list doesn't include the dozens of soccer, baseball, karate, swimming, softball, archery, and wrestling events, and well, you name it, and that Greenville has successfully hosted it!
Once you're here, you'll find more than 10,000 hotel rooms and 1,000+ restaurants—including more than 110 in our walkable downtown area alone (most of which are independently owned!). That means we can host events of any size comfortably, keep everyone entertained, and offer a variety of price points to suit your specific needs.
So what are you waiting for? Contact the team or call 864.421.0000 to discuss hosting your next sports event in Greenville, SC.
Top 5 Reasons to Have Your Sporting Event in Greenville
It seems everyone is hailing Greenville a wow-worthy destination, long after their jerseys are off. One visit to Greenville, one walk down our tree-lined Main Street or through Falls Park on the Reedy, one unforgettable meal—is all it takes to fall head over heels in love.
Greenville, SC is stealing the sports scene. Here's why.
5. The Sports Facilities
If you're looking for the kind of space that sparks magic and inspires greatness, look no further than the sports venues of Greenville, SC. And if adventure-seeking is on your agenda for some team fun, Greenville's got a lineup of unique experiences to offer. Get behind the wheel at the BMW Performance Center, catch a Greenville Drive Minor League baseball game at Fluor Field at the West End, or head out to the mountains and enjoy ziplining, kayaking, hiking, and more.
Don't Just Take Our Word For It...
Sports event planners like yourself are talking about us.
Below are some of the things they've been saying!