Coming Up Next


Railroad Concert Series

The Secret Sisters | Friday, May 5, 7 p.m.
Mountain Heart | Friday, May 12, 7 p.m.
Band TBD | Friday, May 19, 7 p.m.
My Girl My Whiskey and Me | Friday, May 26, 7 p.m.

The Railroad Concert Series launched in January 2012 as part of our summer amphitheater programming with a sold out performance by Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues. The series takes place in our outdoor amphitheater and features musicians offering up a heady mix of bluegrass, Americana and folk every Friday night in May. And the best part? All tickets are FREE of charge.

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Beachin’ Fridays

The Shag Doctorz | Friday, June 2, 7 p.m.
The Hot Notes | Friday, June 9, 7 p.m.
Carolina Coast Band feat. Rhonda McDaniel | Friday, June 16, 7 p.m.
The Holiday Band | Friday, June 23, 7 p.m.
The Sand Band feat. Terri Gore | Friday, June 30, 7 p.m.
Squeeze Play | Friday, July 7, 7 p.m.
The Tams feat. 14 Karat Gold Band | Friday, July 14, 7 p.m.

We’ll be playing all of your favorite beach hits and more at our outdoor amphitheater. Bring your dancing shoes, lawn chairs and blankets – it’s gonna be a long, fun, Southern night!

Outside food and beverages prohibited. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol, ID and wristband ($1) required.

Stay tuned for band details!

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Mauldin Downtown Market

Saturdays | June 3 – August 26
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Mauldin Downtown Market features more than 20 vendors from around the Upstate selling locally sourced and produced items. Vendors include Greenfield Bagels, Great Harvest Bread Company, Pelzer Farms, H&G Produce, Olive & Then Some and Nellie T’s among others.

2017 Vendor Registration Now Open

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portfolio_sooieSOOIE. | Mauldin BBQ Cook-Off

Friday | September 22
6 – 9 p.m.
Saturday | September 23
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Produced by the City of Mauldin, the annual festival is a showcase of the heritage of our community including its food and music.

The festival features up to 24 Cookers from all over the Southeast and includes a BBQ Cook-off competition with a panel of certified BBQ Tasters, live music, family activities, and a relaxing atmosphere. But make no mistake, this festival is about the BBQ above all. Focusing on the craft of creating artful BBQ is the primary goal of this festival. We pair this delicious BBQ with music and family – making this the perfect festival to enjoy all that Mauldin has to offer.

Cooker registration for 2017 has closed.

portfolio_block_broadwayBroadway Under the Stars

Date TBD
6:30 p.m. | Reception
7:00 p.m. | Show

Enjoy an evening of your favorite broadway hits performed live under the stars at the Mauldin Cultural Center’s outdoor amphitheater. Local vocalists will take you on a journey through your favorite shows with songs from Fiddler on the Roof, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, and more! Past talent has included Brittany Hogan Alomar, Lindsay Thomason Polowczuk, Carter McCauley and Van Broad. Be sure to join us before the show for wine and hors d’oeuvres.

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portfolio_block_wintershowcaseWinter Showcase: Guitar & Voice

Every fall, youth frequent the Cultural Center for a variety of lessons. They work hard to strengthen their talents and learn new skills. Now, our 2016 fall students would like to share everything they’ve accomplished! Join us this winter as we showcase their talents.




portfolio_block_christmasMauldin’s 12 Days of Christmas

December 1-12, Hours vary

’Twas the first of December, when all through Mauldin. The season was changing, and Christmas was callin’. The City was decorated, glistening with might. Knowing the holidays would soon bring delight.

Christmas is our favorite time of year! It’s when we find ourselves surrounded by giving, creativity, warmth, love, peace, culture and happiness. Join us as we celebrate this holiday season, right here in Mauldin with our annual tree lighting, a Christmas parade, pictures with Santa, an outdoor movie and more!

Stay tuned for schedule and details.


portfolio_block_publicartlogoPublic Art Trail Unveiling

December | FREE

Join us as we unveil the latest piece, themed “Appreciation of Diversity,” on our Public Art Trail!

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The Office of Cultural Affairs hosts many more events throughout the year. Visit to learn more.