BB&T has been announced as the 2017 and 2018 title sponsor of Fall for Greenville. This year’s festival will kick off Thursday night, Oct. 12, with a free concert at the Peace Center Stage on the River and continue through Oct. 15 with Greenville’s restaurants showcasing more than 200 menu items.
“BB&T is pleased to support Fall for Greenville and provide the opportunity for others to experience all the wonderful events and activities offered by our community,” said Jon Chilton, BB&T Greenville market president, in a news release. “This is another way we fulfill our mission to help make the communities in which we work a better place to live and underscores our commitment to the Greenville area.”
Throughout the weekend, the festival will feature free concerts from over 70 popular national and local entertainers on six different stages. Additional festival attractions include the Carolina Ale House Beer Garden featuring a variety of craft brews; a Wine Garden, where beverage professionals will be on-hand throughout the weekend to assist in matching fine wines to personal taste; culinary demonstrations on the Challenge Butter Culinary Stage; a kids’ area with children’s rides and activities, and interactive mobile tours, according to the release.
Festival taste tickets can be purchased online beginning Aug. 4 through Oct. 11. Tickets can be used throughout the festival weekend to purchase festival food and beverages, merchandise and rides in the kids’ area. No refunds will be given for purchased sales. Tickets will also be available during the event.
Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, BB&T Fall for Greenville continues to support the local community by partnering with local nonprofits. Over the past 10 years, the festival has donated over $500,000 to local charities, the release said.