Anderson County is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Upstate of South Carolina. We are between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC on Interstate 85. Anderson offers sports venues, meeting space and facilities of a larger city with the Southern Charm and Hospitality of a small town!
We have something for every size sports group and many venue choices to choose from; small towns where tennis courts are in the back yards of historic homes to modern venues such as the Anderson Civic Center or Anderson Sports and Entertainment Complex.
Visit Anderson offers a professional, knowledgeable and experienced sales team to assist in locating the ideal venue for your event, sports groups or meetings. Our team will assist with securing group accommodations, scheduling site inspections, locating vendors and other planning assistance. We are excited to welcome your sports group to Anderson County!
Once your day is done, the play begins! There is so much to enjoy in Anderson any time of year. With the areas mild climate, enjoy a boat ride on beautiful Lake Hartwell, have a fun at the skating rink, bowling alley, have a farm to table meal at a variety of our local restaurants and enjoy shopping at the many local boutiques or outdoor supply store.
Visit Anderson wants to make you feel right at home!
Past Groups Anderson has Hosted
- Welcome Table & Information Booth
- Site visits to local venues and fields
- Contacting area hotels on your behalf to obtain room rates and set up room blocks
- Assistance planning family tours and off site convention events
- Welcome Bags
- Dine Around assistance and bookings
- Catering arrangements
- Arrangement for Technology Equipment and Support
- After Hours Activities, Socials, Recreation and Guided Tours
- Referrals to companies in our area providing services that you may require
- Assistance in generating news media coverage for your event by utilizing press releases
- Arranging for community leaders to welcome your group to the Anderson community
- Assistance in arranging transportation for your sporting events
- Fishing League Worldwide (FLW)
- Fishers of Men
- SC Dixie Youth Baseball
- Top Gun Softball all ages
- CASA Soccer Classic
- South Eastern Championship Bull Riding
- Southern Goat Producers Show
- SC Walking Horse State Championship
- SC 4-H Horse Show
- American Bass Anglers
- APPALOOSA Horse Show
- SC State High School Wrestling Championship
- Palmetto Junior Championship Tennis Tournament
Where to Play?
Large Sports Venues
Open for axe throwing Wednesday through Friday 4-8pm & Saturday 11-8pm *Outdoor lanes ONLY*
Anderson City Fire Department Museum, 400 S. McDuffie St. at the fire department, includes historic equipment and exhibits related to past personnel. There also are four antique fire trucks from the 1880s-1919. Since the museum is attached to the fire department, the staff is sometimes able to take visitors on a tour to see the current equipment.
The Anderson County Genealogical Society’s objectives are to operate a genealogical reference library available to members and the public; encourage and assist members and others in the pursuit of genealogy and family history research.
4 Conference Rooms 3 Event Rooms
The ACM mission is to collect, care for, interpret and exhibit items that serve to illustrate the history of Anderson County and preserve its heritage. To provide interactive educational opportunities to teach the history of Anderson County.
Small Sports Venues
Basketball Court Volleyball Court Weight Room Fitness Studio 3 Bathrooms Handicap Accessible
Fall baseball and Softball Cheerleading Restrooms
5 Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Fields Bleachers Dugouts
2 Baseball Fields Batting Cage Press Box Restrom Parking Lot
9 mile paddle from Dolly Cooper to Piedmont 15 mile paddle from Dolly Cooper to Timmerman Jr. Kayak launch Disc Golf Parking Kayak Launch
4 Fields Concession Stands Restrooms Parking Lot Bleachers Score Board PA System
12.5 acres Picnic Tables Shelter Rentals Restrooms Pond for Fishing
25 Acres 6 Hard Tennis Courts Softball Field Baseball Field Soccer Field Restrooms Baseball Tower Concession Stand Multi-Purpose Field Pine Lake Golf Club – Adult League
Large Field (subdivides into 2) Restrooms Lit Fields
Veterans Park 3 Picnic Shelters Playground Softball Field 2 Baseball Fields Batting Cages Restrooms Concession Stands
Softball Field 3 Baseball Fields Basketball Cheerleading Football Flag Football Volleyball
Where to Shop and Eat
Anderson has the best BBQ in the state, so it’s no wonder that we have Youtube videos telling our BBQ tales and a BBQ tour brochure! If you like to EAT, you’ve come to the RIGHT PLACE!! Anderson has the best of everything, BBQ, Grit's, Tomato Pie, Chicken & Biscuits and more… hungry yet?? Oh, yea.. did I mention Anderson’s Breweries and Distilleries? Come hang out at the local Breweries and sample the local favorites, take a tour of the first legal Moonshine Distillery in the State; Palmetto Moonshine!
Have some free time in between sessions? Shop local in Downtown Anderson! Walk up and down Main Street to find local merchants selling art, antiques, kitchen supplies, Wine, boutiques and much more! Grady’s is a local outfitter that sells everything from fishing gear to mountain bikes. Stop by there to be fitted for Simms gear, Costa sunglasses, and Columbia fishing shirts. Anderson has it all...it’s the BIG CITY with a Small Town Feel!