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Play Me I’m Yours-Florence Seeking Artists

Play Me I’m Yours-Florence Seeking Artists

              From scnow.com: FLORENCE, S.C. – On April 21 “Play Me, I’m Yours” will return to Florence County with dozens of pianos in public spaces for anyone to play, anytime they want. Pianos will be located throughout Florence and Lake City, and will remain available May 7. An opening-night […]

Holiday Light Display in Downtown Florence

Just in time for the holidays, Florence Downtown Development and the City of Florence have put together a magical synchronized light and holiday music experience located next to Wholly Smokin’ on the 100 block of South Dargan Street in Downtown Florence! Enjoy a selection of familiar holiday tunes synchronized with thousands of Christmas lights and […]

City Center Farmers’ Market Now Year-Round!

City Center Farmers’ Market Now Year-Round!

            The City Center Farmers Market in Downtown Florence has expanded to a year-round market, every Saturday through the Fall and Winter (except Christmas Eve). The hours are 9am-1pm through December.  In January, winter market hours will be 10am-2pm. In April, the market will resume the 9-1 Spring/Summer hours. Located […]

Oktoberfest 2016 UPDATE

Oktoberfest 2016 UPDATE

          UPDATED 10/04/2016 The annual Oktoberfest in Downtown Florence that was scheduled for this Saturday, October 8th has been rescheduled due to the pending inclement weather. The new date will be Friday, November 18th  from 5:30-10:00 p.m. Ray Reich, Downtown Development Manager for the City of Florence stated, “the chance of being able […]

Important Pecan Festival Information:

Important Pecan Festival Information:

        The deadline to submit an application for food, arts and crafts, retail, and non-profit vendor spaces is WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31. In order to avoid a late application fee, all vendor applications must be postmarked no later than August 31, 2016. Applications post-marked after August 31 will incur a late application fee […]

Redevelopment Grant Deadline Set for October 7, 2016

The Florence Downtown Development Office announced today that the Business Redevelopment and Historic Building Grant Program application deadline will be on Friday, October 7, 2016 for second  quarter consideration. 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 […]

FRAA Announces Fall Artist Professional Development Series

FLORENCE – August 15, 2016 – The Florence Regional Arts Alliance introduces a series of professional development conversations for artists beginning on Monday, September 12 in downtown Florence. Mr. Reynolds Williams of Willcox, Buyck & Williams, P.A. will kick off the series on Monday, September 12 and provide insight into current legal challenges facing the creative world. An […]

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 […]