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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  • 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 […]

  • FDDC Announces $50,000 Business Contest

    Courtesy of scnow.com FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Downtown Development Corporation has begun a “Full Forward Downtown Business Contest” designed to attract new businesses to the downtown historic district. The winner will receive more than $50,000. The contest, announced Wednesday morning, is open to all current retail business owners who have been in operation for […]