Featured Downtown Events

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

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  • Art Trail Gallery

    The Art Trail Gallery features art and artisan creations from artists all over the Pee Dee Region and is also home to the FRAA and PDAG.

  • North Dargan Innovation Center

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

  • Rediscovering Downtown Membership

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

  • South Carolina Pecan Festival

    Stay tuned on how you can be a part of the 2015 South Carolina Pecan Festival.

  • Florence After Five

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

  • Downtown Farmers Market

    The downtown farmers market offers a wonderful array of delicious South Carolina grown products. Happening weekly — every Wednesday — 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Keep Up with Downtown

Read about current happenings in the Florence Downtown blog.

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  • The Embers to play at Friday’s Florence After Five

    Local reports | Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 8:34 pm            FLORENCE, S.C. – The Embers will be the featured band at Friday’s Florence After Five free downtown concert.   The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and The Embers will play at 6 p.m.   Food and beverages will be available and can be purchased [...]

  • Francis Marion University trustees approve budget, healthcare program

    BY MELISSA ROLLINS Morning News mrollins@florencenews.com |  . Dr. Fred Carter Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter . FLORENCE, S.C.—The Francis Marion University Board of Trustees approved a 3.25 percent increase to tuition and other university fees Thursday night during their quarterly meeting. The increase will go into effect for the fall 2015 semester. University [...]

  • Wukela weighs in on the city race issues in light of Charleston

    Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 9:13 pm BY GAVIN JACKSON Morning News gjackson@florencenews.com Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – The city of Florence recognizes its past and current race-related issues as it moves forward in changing downtown and neighborhoods, Mayor Stephen J. Wukela said Tuesday on a local radio show. “When I came to office back in [...]