Featured Downtown Events

Florence Downtown is buzzing with excitement as development continues every day.

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  • City Center Farmers Market

    The City Center Farmers Market offers a wonderful array of delicious South Carolina grown products and artisan-made goods. The year-round market takes place weekly on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. .

  • Florence After Five

    The Florence After Five Concert Series happens the final Friday every month. Experience local music, local food & beverages, and FREE admission!

  • South Carolina Pecan Festival

    2017 South Carolina Pecan Festival vendor applications are now open! The deadline to submit is August 31, 2017.

  • Downtown Florence Incentive & Grant Programs

    Learn more about incentive and grant programs available for property and business owners in Downtown Florence.

  • North Dargan Innovation Center

    Giving small businesses a place to grow! Stop by 150 N. Dargan St. for more info.

  • Downtown Connect

    Staying in a hotel in the Hospitality Blvd. hotel district? Try Downtown Connect, a free trolley service delivering diners to Downtown Florence Monday through Friday!

Keep Up with Downtown

Read about current happenings in the Florence Downtown blog.

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  • Downtown Fountain for Children Coming Soon!

    Downtown Fountain for Children Coming Soon!

    Article courtesy of scnow.com (scnow.com, Matthew Christian, Reporter) FLORENCE, S.C. – Children from ages 2 to 12 will soon have a new activity in downtown Florence. Clint Moore, development manager for the city of Florence, said Wednesday that, upon the approval of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, construction would begin on a […]

  • Winner Selected in Downtown Florence Business Contest

    In May, the Florence Downtown Development Corporation announced their “Full Forward Downtown Business Contest.”  By the deadline of July 7th, thirty-six business owners had submitted their entry to win $50,000.  The contest was created to give existing retail businesses owners or franchisees the opportunity to relocate or expand their existing business into the Downtown Florence […]

  • Visiting Florence? Try Downtown Connect!

    (article courtesy scnow.com) FLORENCE, S.C. – Two of Florence’s main attraction hubs are now connected via shuttle. The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority announced “Downtown Connect” on Monday morning. It’s a free shuttle that runs between major attractions in downtown Florence and hotels near the Florence Civic Center. The shuttle service began running with Monday’s […]