The South Carolina Festival of Discovery is the premier event of the year sponsored by the Uptown Greenwood Development Corporation. The event started in 2000, and has become the most highly anticipated event in the region. The festival celebrates the history, culture, food, arts, crafts, music and people that make South Carolina and Greenwood County such an incredible place to live and visit.
The Inn on the Square is the best hotel for this annual event.
Family fun offered at the 2017 Festival of discovery held Thursday, July 6th through Sunday, July 9th.
The Festival of Discovery’s “Blues Cruise” celebrates the unique musical sound of the blues with numerous musical artists performing at Uptown Greenwood restaurants and venues.
Uptown Greenwood presents the 17th annual Greenwood Blues Cruise. The Blues Cruise is the music component of the South Carolina Festival of Discovery. In celebration, Greenwood Blues Cruise Artistic Director Gary Erwin AKA Shrimp City Slim has pulled out all the stops with our lineup. The Greenwood Blues Cruise is sponsored by The Index Journal. The Main Stage, where a lot of fantastic music can be found, is sponsored by CenturyLink. We hope you ENJOY the 2017 lineup!
Here at the Inn on the Square we are excited to be host for four night of live blues. Here is our line up below:
104 E Court Street
|Thursday, July 6 8-11 PM||Luckyman Beall|
|Friday, July 7 8-11 PM||Studebaker, Howell and Stricklin|
|Saturday, July 8 8-11 PM||Joey Gilmore|
|Sunday, July 9 11 AM – 3 PM||Skyla Burrell|
For four days in the hottest part of the summer, Uptown Greenwood shuts down and cools off. Throughout the weekend two city blocks are closed to traffic, BBQ teams and vendors set up shop, amusement rides grow lines with children, and an arts and crafts center is created!
The Inn on the Square is not only the best hotel, but it is the only hotel located inside the perimeter of the Festival of Discovery 2017 BBQ & Blues!