Cultural District Information

Downtown Florence is one of eight designated Cultural Districts of South Carolina. A cultural district is a geographic area that has a concentration of walkable cultural facilities, assets, and activities. Legislation ratified by the South Carolina General Assembly specifies the goals of the Cultural District program as:

  • Attracting artists, creative entrepreneurs, and cultural enterprises to a designated community,
  • Encouraging economic development,
  • Fostering local cultural development,
  • And providing a focal point for celebrating and strengthening local cultural identity.

Cultural districts are recertified every five years. Attractions located inside the Downtown Florence Cultural District include:

Learn more about South Carolina’s Cultural District designation.