The Week Ahead: Dancing with the Stars and a New Year Kid party!


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! There are plenty of things to do to celebrate this holiday week and kick off the new year. Find some fun for your family at one of these 7 excellent events! But please call ahead because with the holidays things may change without some notice!

Monday, Dec. 25 Hollywild Safari Lights Show 6-9 pm

2325 Hampton Rd, Inman, SC


Check out the beautiful and festive decorations and lights!

Tuesday, Dec. 26 Skating on the Big Ice at Bon Secours Wellness Arena 1-4 pm

650 Academy St. North Greenville, SC

Cost: Free

Come skate on the ice and enjoy Christmas even with family and friends!

-Wednesday, Dec. 27 Upstate Holiday Light Show at Greenville-Pickens Motor Speedway 5:45-10 pm

Cost: $20 per car

Bring the whole family to the biggest interactive LED light show in the Upstate!! Meet Santa at his workshop, Petting Zoo, Pony Corral & Ice Skating rink!

Thursday Dec. 28 Open Play at USA Play

1200 Woodruff Rd, Ste B5

Greenville, South Carolina

Cost:Fee at door

Want all the fun of a playground but indoors? For the cold and rainy days check out this amazing open play space.

Friday Dec. 29 Glow at Sky Zone 8-11 pm

2465 Laurens Rd

Greenville, South Carolina


Cost: $20

For a glowing good time and a great way to get all that pent up sugar and energy from Christmas out!

Saturday Dec. 30 Noon Year’s Eve at the Children’s Museum of the Upstate 9:30 am-3pm

Cost: Admission to the Children’s Museum

300 College St.  Greenville, SC

Bring the whole family to have a special kid’s new years party and even have a countdown to the noon year! So many fun activities throughout the day for everyone!

Sunday Dec. 31 Dancing with the Stars Live at Bon Secours Wellness Arena 8-11 pm

650 Academy St. North Greenville, SC

Tickets required
Cost: Varies

Spend New Year’s Even watching the stars for the hit show dance the night away!

Erin Kornahrens
Erin Kornahrens is the managing Editor for Hulafrog in Greenville, SC. She went to Winthrop University for her undergraduate degree in Psychology and then got her Master's in Counseling at Columbia International University. She also is currently practicing therapy at a private practice in town. She has lived in Greenville for seven years now after returning to the upstate after going to school and living in Charleston for a few years after. She is married to Paul, mother of Emily, Caleb, and Bryce. She loves being active with her kids and finding out about the great things Greenville and the upstate has for them to do and sharing it. Erin is passionate about giving back and sharing these opportunities with her children and others as well. She also serves as a board member of Switch, which is an organization that educates and brings awareness and human trafficking and helps survivors get out of the life. Erin enjoys quiet time because it is so rare and traveling and trying out new things.

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