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Fall for Greenville returns Friday with 250 food offerings, 75 live shows

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Fall for Greenville will return to downtown Greenville on October 13 - 15.

The annual street festival will feature seven entertainment stages, Food Truck Row on Coffee Street and six interactive mobile tours, including the Duke’s Mayonnaise 100th Anniversary Taste Tour, city officials said. 

PHOTOS: Fall for Greenville kicks off!

The festival will kick into high gear on Friday. Festival hours are 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.

MUSIC

Throughout the weekend, 75 performers and bands will perform during free concerts.

CLICK HERE to see the full music schedule

FOOD

Officials said more than 250 unique menu items from 47 different restaurants and food vendors will be for sale. Officials said Taste Tickets are required to make food and beverage purchases. Taste Tickets are available at multiple locations throughout the festival and are $5 for a sheet of 8.

CLICK HERE to see the food vendor lineup

BEER & WINE

The Carolina Ale House Beer Garden will feature more than 50 craft beers from 25 breweries and the Windstream Wine Garden will have a variety of wines available for tasting and purchase, officials said.

Souvenir sample cups will be available for purchase for those looking to enjoy smaller portions of the wine and beer offerings. 

People 21 and older who wish to consume beer and wine must also purchase a $1 wristband.

CLICK HERE to see more about beer and wine offerings

MEET FOX CAROLINA ANCHORS & REPORTERS

Stop by the FOX Carolina tent in front of Carolina Ale House on Main Street Friday night to say hello to our on-air talent and other employees.

Talent schedule:

  • 2 pm -  7 pm:  Diana
  • 2 pm - 11:30 pm: Cody
  • 4:30 pm - 8 pm:  Ted, Nicole and Lauren 
  • 5 pm - 8:30 pm:  Joe and Alexa 
  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Ashley, Chris, Jen and Sarah 
  • 8:45 pm - 11:30 pm:  Kendra 

CHILDREN'S AMUSEMENTS

An entire block of children’s rides and activities will be setup on Broad Street. The kids' area will feature rides and activities for all ages including the Festival Wheel, Kids' Town Fun House, Merry-Go-Round, Rock Wall Tree House Slide, and the Up and Down Helicopter Ride.

FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Greenlink will provide complimentary shuttle service during BB&T Fall for Greenville.  Officials said festival-goers can park at County Square and take the free downtown trolley to a stop on South Main Street, near the festival entrance. Free parking will also be offered in the Broad Street Garage beginning at 5 p.m. on May 13 until the end of the festival on May 15.

STREET CLOSURES

The city said the following street closures will be in effect during the festival:

  • East Washington St, from Main St to Spring St.
  • Main Street, from North St to Augusta St
  • Falls Park Drive, from Rhett St to Main St .
  • East Broad St, from Laurens St to Falls St
  • Brown Street, from Coffee St to E. McBee Ave .
  • McBee Ave, from Laurens St to Falls St .
  • Court St from Laurens St to Spring St 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Officials said they are still searching for volunteers to help manage and staff the festival attractions. Volunteers will receive one sheet of taste tickets per day and a free t-shirt.

MORE: Volunteers needed for Fall for Greenville

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