July’s top activities for families
Here are our top Parents & Family activity picks for July. For additional daily events, be sure to check our Daily Adventures calendar.
FAMILY FUN DAY: RED, WHITE AND BLUE BASH is 1 – 4 p.m. July 3 at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.
WELLS FARGO RED, WHITE AND BLUE FESTIVAL is 5 – 10 p.m. July 4 in Downtown Greenville. This free event features live music on two sages, activities in the Kids Zone and a variety of food and beverage vendors. Visit http://greenvillesc.gov.
RED, WHITE AND BOOM is 6 – 10 p.m. July 4 at Barnet Park. Admission is $5 each and free for ages 6 and younger. Visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/red-white-and-boom.
THE ROYAL COLOR RUN is at 8 a.m. July 9 at Heritage Park in Simpsonville. The race is an untimed 5K and is for all ages. For details and registration, visit http://royalcolorrun.com.
THE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 9 at Roper Mountain Science Center. For details, visit http://ropermountain.org.
BUILD IT DAY is July 16 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Explore different ways to build, including LEGOs and more. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.
“THE LITTLE RED HEN” is presented at 2 and 7 p.m. July 16 at the LOGOS Theatre in Taylors. General/back seating is $5 each. Preferred admission is $10 each. Visit http://theacademyofarts.org or call 864-268-9342.
WATCH “STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS” at 8:15 p.m. July 16 at Barnet Park. The event is presented by Hub City Church. Visit http://www.hubcitychurch.com/#/movies-in-the-park.
THE WET ’N WILD WEDNESDAY WALK begins at 10 a.m. July 20 at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk around Lake Placid. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAMILY FUN FIELD DAY, hosted by The Center for Developmental Services, is 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. July 30 on the grounds of St Mary’s Catholic Church. The event includes field day activities for children, community resources for parents and free health screenings. For more information, call Kim Perez at 864-331-1445 or email email@example.com.