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Posted on: October 7, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Fall for Greenville to Accept Donations for Flood Relief Efforts

Beginning at the pre-event concert Thursday night, and continuing throughout the weekend, Fall for Greenville festival-goers will have an opportunity to support flood victims in the Midlands and Lowcountry. Donation boxes and jars will be placed at all beer, wine and Pepsi locations throughout the festival site, and attendees can donate cash and/or Fall for Greenville Taste Tickets. At the conclusion of the festival, the Fall for Greenville board of directors will send all of the money raised to disaster relief organizations that are directly assisting flood victims in Columbia and Charleston.

Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi and OneMain Financial opens Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. with a free concert at the Peace Center Amphitheatre, and continues October 9 - 11. Festival hours are 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, October 9; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 and Noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 11.

Contact: Tara Eaker
Event Administrator
864-467-6667
teaker@greenvillesc.gov

About Fall for Greenville
Now in its 34th year, Fall for Greenville is one of the largest street festivals in South Carolina, attracting between 150,000 - 200,000 people from across the Upstate and beyond. Recognized as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast, the free admission festival features 40 of Greenville’s finest restaurants. In addition to providing a taste of Greenville, Fall for Greenville offers three days of ancillary events, including musical entertainment on five stages, culinary demonstrations, children’s rides, wine tasting, a craft beer garden and restaurant competitions.

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