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, April through October. Experience local music, local food & beverages, and FREE admission!

  • South Carolina Pecan Festival

    2020 South Carolina Pecan Festival vendor applications open on February 1, 2020! The deadline to submit is August 31, 2020.

  • Downtown Florence Incentive & Grant Programs

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

Keep Up with Downtown

Read about current happenings in the Florence Downtown blog.

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  • New Hyatt Hotel Opens in Downtown Florence

    Article courtesy of scnow.com (scnow.com, Ardie Arvidson, Reporter) FLORENCE, S.C. –Hyatt Place Florence Downtown, a five-story, 103-room hotel, opened on February 6, 2019. It is the first Hyatt-branded hotel in historic downtown Florence. Owned by East Evans Hospitality LLC, the hotel is managed by Raines Hospitality, which manages several hotels in Florence and South Carolina. The property was […]

  • 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 […]