You already know that York County has a thriving arts scene, but did you know that there are over 10 murals just waiting to be the backdrop for your next Instagram pic? Check them out below:

 

Crossings on Main

This "Love Where You Live" interactive mural is located on the side of the Crossings on Main shop off of Main Street Fort Mill. We love this mural because there are so many ways to take pictures with it!

crossings mural
Credit: Caroline Simas, mural artist

crossings mural
Credit: Crossing on Main

Freedom Walkway

Located in Old Town Rock Hill, Freedom Walkway is an alleyway that represents and celebrates local heroes in Rock Hill's history who fought for equality and justice. 

freedom walkway
Credit: Mike Baker

Arts Council of York County

While you're in Old Town Rock Hill admiring Freedom Walkway, take a stroll down the block to the Arts Council of York County! The back of this building has an Art Deco mural with pops of neon colors to brighten up your day.

arts council mural

Solutions Salon

The back of Solutions Salon in downtown York just got a recent makeover with the addition of this angel wings mural! The meaning behind this mural is to honor the salon owner's mother.

angel wings mural
Credit: Kelsey Lane Nethken, mural artist

"The Lot" Mini-Murals

Located near Fountain Park in Old Town Rock Hill is a tucked-away little hangout called "The Lot." There you can find a series of a 5 x 5 mini murals on the ground created by local artists.

the lot mural
Credit: Only In Old Town

the lot mural
Credit: Only In Old Town

the lot
Credit: Only In Old Town

York Lumber Co.

In what is now occupied today by York Lumber Company in York, once was where the circus was housed during the winter quarters!! It may look ordinary during the day, but at night it becomes illuminated, giving it a whole new look.

york lumber co mural
Credit: Yorkville Historical Society

york lumber co mural
Credit: Domenic Manera

The Train in Clover

Before Clover was the Town of Clover, it was just a railroad stop. If you stop off of Main Street in downtown Clover, you'll spot this gem that pays homage to the town's history!

Clover

Drink Local

If you're out making progress on the YoCo Brew Trail, stop by Rock Hill's Dust Off Brewing and check out their "Drink Local" mural located in their back alleyway patio. 

dust off mural
Credit: Dust Off Brewing

dust off mural
Credit: Dust Off Brewing

Boyd Tire & Appliance

While you're in Clover, stop by the Boyd Tire & Appliance store and check out the huge mural that takes up the entire side of the building. Featuring tall trees, plants, and bright red and yellow balloons, this mural is definitely one of the most unique ones on this list!

BOYD TIRE MURAL

Warehouses on White

One of the newest murals to come to York County is at the Warehouses on White's Dust Off Brewing- the brewery's second mural! Located on the side of the building, there is a massive mural, painted by Osiris Rain, filled with faces and bright colors with "ROCK HILL" spelled across it.

dust off mural

Spring Maid in Kingsley

The Spring Maid Fabrics mural can be found on the Brixx Wood Fired Pizza building in Kingsley! The mural is an ode to Springs Industries- a Fort Mill cotton textile company that became one of the leading textile manufacturers in South Carolina during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The history of Springs includes ownership being passed down from multiple generations, labor protests, and the multi-million dollar valuation of this company. You can read more about the interesting history of this company here.

springs mural
Credit: Kingsley Town Center

springs mural
Credit: Kingsley Town Center

Map of Lake Wylie

This map of Lake Wylie mural has a "Where's Waldo?" vibe to it with the bright colors and with so much going on! Located on the side of Archer Automotive in Lake Wylie, this mural was done by Imre Nagy and his 11 year old son- so much talent!

lake wylie mural
Credit: LakeWylie.com Facebook Page

 

There are even more murals to come in the near future to York County. As part of Old Town's Mural Mile, artist Shepard Fairey will be completing a mural on the side of the old Bike Town building in downtown Rock Hill. The scheduled date for this mural is in the fall of 2020.