Downtown Florence is home to many award-winning street festivals, outdoor concerts, family events, and more. Florence Downtown Development Corp. produces nearly twenty public events each year including the award-winning South Carolina Pecan Festival and Florence After Five concert series.

Downtown Florence is also a popular destination for other community events produced by local non-profit organizations. The Downtown Development Office maintains a current list of things to do Downtown and distributes a weekly e-newsletter filled with special event information in partnership with the Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Downtown public plazas are available to rent for small special event gatherings. Please call 843-678-5912 for details.

Downtown Event Sponsorships 

Sponsorships are available for most downtown events and are a great way for companies to engage with the community. Sponsorship levels vary by event and there are lots of way to customize your sponsorship to meet your company‚Äôs goals.  

Submit an Event

The Downtown Florence events calendar is used to promote events taking place in the Downtown Florence Historic District. This calendar listing and promotional opportunity is a free service provided by the Florence Downtown Development Corp. For consideration to be included on the calendar, submitted events must meet the following criteria:

  • Events must take place within the Downtown Florence Historic District (H-1) or Food, Artisan, Warehouse District (W-2).
  • Events must be open to the public with ticketed or free admission.
  • Events must not be political in nature.

Please only submit events that meet the guidelines above. Downtown Development Office staff will review your event, and if it meets the listing criteria, will add it to the calendar within 1-3 business days. Florence Downtown Development Corp. reserves the right to edit submissions for clarity or exclude events as necessary. Religious services and routine business sales are not considered special events. 

June 2024