Welcome to Simpsonville
A happening, small-town treasure within range of the Blue Ridge Mountains
This suburban area has been named one of South Carolina’s top ten cities. What once was recognized as an old, sleepy town in South Carolina has seen immense economic development over the past several years, and is now considered to be a calm, yet happening town that is perfect for those seeking a relaxed way of life. Enveloped by the Blue Ridge Mountains as well as an assortment of welcoming restaurants, shops, and schools, Simpsonville is a fun and convenient place to be.
What to Love
- A peaceful way of life
- Convenient access to other areas
- Unique dining and shopping
Life in Simpsonville is tranquil. Most residents enjoy a balanced approach to life. They appreciate a nice meal out but also value intimate time with close friends and family. It is an ever-growing, community-focused town, and is praised for its small-town feel paired with urban access. Simpsonville maintains a nice assortment of green parks and public spaces that are great for outdoor enthusiasts of all backgrounds, and their many shops and restaurants are inviting to all ages. This is the perfect area for those who love a day at the park and night on the town and the occasional weekend trip to Charleston.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Foodies love Simpsonville for its vast array of fine and casual restaurants alike. Stella’s Southern Bistro is an upscale kitchen offering coastal southern cuisine in a pristine atmosphere. This accolade-winning restaurant is known for its innovative menu as well as its “stylish yet unpretentious” wine selection. The Warehouse at Vaughns is another beloved spot for its food hall-esque design and lovely outdoor dining area, adorned in charming fairy lights and an often-occupied stage.
For more casual fare, Shortfields is a popular restaurant that serves classic American food in a casual setting. It began as a catering company whose popularity quickly needed its own location. Sidewall Pizza Company has an extensive list of mouthwatering and innovative hand-tossed pizzas. Sidewall Pizza Company gives back to the local community by donating a portion of its proceeds.
Locals often head downtown for their source of entertainment and shopping on the weekends. The Front Porch and Mason & Magnolia are beloved vintage home decoration shops, and Pink Owl Boutique is one of many quirky clothing shops.
For some late-night brews and entertainment, Sweet Sippin’ serves locally sourced drinks and maintains a full calendar of shows and events. A more family-friendly nexus is Simpsonville Station. It’s situated next to the clock tower on Main St., and you can’t miss the crowd families and kids who line up around the block for some ice cream.
Things to Do
Families love Simpsonville for its host of wholesome events and opportunities that are geared toward people of all ages. Heritage Park is a nice outdoor space with frequent events and live trains for the little ones to ride. You also can drive to Cedar Falls Park, where the Reedy River widens and cascades over boulders, for a hike or picnic. Discovery Island water park is also a short drive away.
For a night out, check out Heritage Park Amphitheater. This beautiful outdoor venue welcomes big and small musical performances alike every summer. Located in nearby Fountain Inn, Voodoo Brewing is the newest watering hole in the general area. The Simpsonville Farmers’ Market is another great summer event that offers locally sourced produce and artwork.
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