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 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

    2016 South Carolina Pecan Festival Vendor Applications are now open! The deadline to submit is August 31, 2016.

  • 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! Now registering for CodeFlo!

  • Art Trail Gallery

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

Keep Up with Downtown

Read about current happenings in the Florence Downtown blog.

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  • Redevelopment Grant Deadline Extended!

    The Florence Downtown Development Office announced recently that the Business Redevelopment and Historic Building Grant Program application deadline has been extended until Friday, July 29. All applications must be delivered no later than 5:00 p.m. Applications may be turned in to the City of Florence Downtown Development Office located on the 2nd floor of the [...]

  • “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. [...]