Events in the Park

Performance in the park
Falls Park is a popular location for public events, from festivals and music to stage performances to private events such as wedding rehearsals, family picnics and business retreats.

Some locations are only available for rental with a special events permit.

Special Event Permits


Individuals, organizations and agencies wishing to conduct public gatherings on City of Greenville property are required to obtain a permit. This includes: block parties, concerts, parades, carnivals, park events, races, road closings, performances, filming, ceremonies and festivals. A Special Event Permit Application must be filled out and returned 15 to 60 business days prior to the start of the event. For further assistance please contact Special Events Manager Will Young at 864-467-4485.

Rental Locations



Locations available for reservation include:

The Community Foundation of Greenville Amphitheater


This circular lawn amphitheater is located in the center of the Main Garden. The space accommodates a maximum of 200 guests. Reservations are available for a maximum of 200 guests. Fees are $375 for 4 hours, and $50 for each additional hour. Main Street Plaza and the Amphitheater may be rented together for $500 for 4 hours. A special event permit is required for this rental.

Main Street Plaza


This canopied and paved plaza located just off South Main Street can accommodate a maximum of 100 guests. Fees are $375 for 4 hours, and $50 for each additional hour. Main Street Plaza and Community Foundation of Greenville Amphitheater may be rented together for $500 for 4 hours. special event permit is required for this rental.

Old Mill Garden / River Lodge Wedding Site


The Old Mill Garden is located just downstream from the stunning Reedy River Falls. This space accommodates a maximum of 100 guests, and must be rented in conjunction with River Lodge. Weekday reservations are available for $375 for 8 hours. Weekend and holiday reservations are available for $625 for 8 hours. More about weddings in Falls Park

River Lodge


River Lodge is the perfect site for picnics. This rustic shelter accommodates a maximum of 100 guests. Weekday reservations are available for $150 for 3 hours, and $40 for each additional hour. Weekend and holiday reservations are available for $200 for 3 hours, and $50 for each additional hour. Reserve River Lodge

Note: River Lodge may be rented alone for picnics; however for weddings and special events, it must be rented in conjunction with Old Mill Garden.