These 10 Hot Spots Make for a Great Night Out in Greenville

Undoubtedly, most of Greenville's best nightlife is centered in downtown Greenville, but it no longer rings true that Main Street is the only place to go.  In this ever-expanding city, which consistently appears on "best" lists, the nightlife options are quickly becoming endless.

With the Village of West Greenville on the rise – anchored by the legendary Dr. Mac Arnold's Blues Restaurant – and breweries and taprooms cropping up all over, you'll find that nightlife is quite varied, offering plenty of ways to spend a fun evening out.

From theater performances and concerts, to bars and brewpubs, you're sure to find something you're interested in.  Not to mention, Greenville boasts a growing comedy scene, so you're guaranteed some laughs as well.

Halls Chophouse is, first and foremost, a steakhouse. However, they have much more to offer. The bar scene here is hopping with live music 7 days a week. Not to mention, the bar menu offers more affordable prices for bar-only fare like their...  Read More

The Alchemy Comedy Theater has been making Greenville laugh since 2011, showcasing their skills through the city's only weekly improv shows, as well as sketch comedy and stand-up. In a great display of local talent, there are plenty of...  Read More


W XYZ Bar, located inside the Aloft Greenville Downtown, is a welcomed addition to the downtown nightlife scene. Not only do they offer a nice selection of wines, beer and craft cocktails, they've also created a space for live music. Patrons...  Read More

Once a textile storehouse, the Warehouse Theatre is now one of the premier playhouses in downtown Greenville. This intimate theater is located in the West End, right off Augusta Road, which means patrons can enjoy dinner downtown and then walk...  Read More

This intimate little spot on Augusta Street (near Fluor Field at the West End) packs 'em in tightly once the sun sets, and this is especially true on Friday and Saturday nights. The interior decor pays homage to music of all types, from the...  Read More

Swamp Rabbit Brewery was opened in 2014 by Ben Pierson, a master brewer with over 30 years of experience. It didn't take long before the craft beers being created at Swamp Rabbit started stacking up awards, further fortifying the growing...  Read More

Wade Hampton

Located on the outskirts of downtown Greenville, The Community Tap is exactly what it sounds like. This taproom, filled with a curated selection of wine, cold beer, a bar with 20 beers on tap and plenty of large tables, offers a wonderful sense...  Read More

Peace Center for the Performing Arts

The Peace Center was completed in 1990 and has been a staple of the downtown performing arts community ever since. Positioned on the corner of Main and Broad, the handsome brick exterior and unique architecture of this performance hall are a...  Read More

UP on the Roof is the most popular gathering spot in Greenville, with its handcrafted cocktails, fresh fare and stunning views from its fantastic rooftop location. This al fresco bar at the top of Embassy Suites offers local beer on tap, a...  Read More


Meet Maggie Tuten Tyner

Maggie wasn't born in Greenville, S.C., but she was certainly raised here, having called this her home for the last 20+ years.  She even graduated from local Furman University and went to work...  More About Maggie

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