Community Fest @ Greenville Tech


Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Play. Discover. Experience.

Bring your whole family to this fun day of learning through hands-on activities and demonstration booths at our Barton Campus! We're ready - rain or shine!

  • Experience live demonstrations led by faculty, students and staff.
  • Our community partners and several local major employers will also be on campus to discuss and hand out information about important community resources.
  • Enjoy complimentary coffee, donuts, and Chick-fil-A biscuits (while supplies last.)
  • Local food truck concessions will be available for purchase.
  • Free children's books to the first 1,500 participants in the Early Care Education area provided by Palmetto Basics.
  • GTC Alumni - Visit the Greenville Tech Foundation tent for a special giveaway!
  • Enter a drawing for a chance to win a 43" SMART TV.
  • The first 500 attendees will receive free GTC gift bags! 
  • Admission is FREE!
RSVP today to let us know you’re planning to attend! Join the conversation on your social platforms. Tag us and use the hashtag #GTCFest.

Activities and Demonstrations include:
  • 3D Printing – Watch students and faculty create objects before your eyes!
  • STAT Center – Observe mannequin-based medical simulations that mimic real-life patient care
  • EMT/Ambulance Simulator – Climb inside to discover what it feels like to be in a real ambulance!
  • CPR training – Try out CPR techniques on our practice simulators
  • Arts & Crafts – Creative activities for all ages: blackletter and calligraphy, customized vinyl decals, wheel-thrown ceramics demo, potato stamp art for the younger kids, Post-It Note Wall of Art, cyanotype shadowprints, and more!
  • Bicycle Safety – Bike Rodeo for school age kids (bring your bikes and helmets!), provided by Safe Kids Upstate
  • Storytelling Time by local author Stephanie Morgan (Tails on the Trails) for school age kids. Story times begin on the half hour, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Culinary demo – Learn how to carve a melon for a sweet party treat!
  • HVAC/R - Enjoy a slushee and learn about refrigeration
  • Dental Hygiene - Learn how to best care for your teeth from our puppets
  • Regional Award-winning Robotics Team – Demonstration by our student engineers
  • Square Wheel Trike – Ever ridden a bike with square wheels? It is possible!
  • Community health fair with free screenings
  • Free notary services in the Criminal Justice Building Courtroom
    (Individuals requesting this notary service must be physically present and provide valid identification along with the documents to be notarized.  NOTE: The notaries and paralegal program staff and students are not able to provide legal advice.)
  • Make your own slime!
  • Pet grooming & first aid - bring your stuffed animals to practice!

Community Fest 2017 Presenting Sponsor

TD Bank 

Community Fest 2017 Sponsors

SpinxSC CommerceGreenville Tech Foundation