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. Happening weekly Saturdays from 9am to 1pm

  • 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

    Stay tuned on how you can be a part of the 2016 South Carolina Pecan Festival.

  • Rediscovering Downtown Membership

    FDDC would like you to join us in our revitalization efforts of Historic Downtown Florence.

  • North Dargan Innovation Center

    Giving small businesses a place to grow! Now registering for CodeFlo!

  • Art Trail Gallery

    The Art Trail Gallery is on Hiatus until renovations are complete at the new and permanent home located at 142N. Dargan Street.

Keep Up with Downtown

Read about current happenings in the Florence Downtown blog.

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  • “Saxy” Classical Concert Promises a Fun Evening of Elegant and Cool Entertainment at the Starr Ward Chamber Music Series.

    Florence –On May 15, come enjoy HELLO, SAXOPHONE! at the Starr Ward Chamber Music Concert Series. This concert of classical and contemporary works by French, Belgian, Argentine & American composers showcases the saxophone, clarinet and piano in glimmering virtuosity. Your fun begins that evening at 5:00pm, at Victors Bistro, for a sax-centric classical chamber music [...]

  • Florence After Five concert series kicks off Friday

    Florence After Five concert series kicks off Friday

    BY DEBORAH SWEARINGEN Morning News dswearingen@florencenews.com | Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:49 pm  FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence After Five concert series begins Friday with a performance from The Holiday Band, a group from North Carolina. The band plays everything from beach music to current pop hits and country, said Ray Reich, downtown development manager. [...]

  • Demolition in full swing near downtown Florence

    Demolition in full swing near downtown Florence

    FLORENCE, S.C. – Demolition of storefronts across from the Florence City-County Complex on Irby Street is moving along quickly. The site will soon sit vacant in preparation for a new 120,500-square-foot judicial center. Officials expect the demolition to wrap up before the month ends and have scheduled a groundbreaking for 10:30 a.m. on April 8. [...]