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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  • 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 […]

  • FDDC Hires Retail Recruiter to Bring New Businesses to Historic District

    Courtesy of wbtw.com FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – The Florence Downtown Development Corporation has hired someone who they say will bring businesses to the historic district. The downtown retail recruiter position was one of the top three priorities voted on by business owners in Downtown Florence. The vote was made during the planning retreat, and in […]