Florence After 5

Florence After 5 is Downtown’s favorite award-winning block party. Held the final Friday of each month from April to October, the Florence Downtown Development Corp. hosts a FREE concert in the 100 block of S. Dargan Street between Evans and Cheves Streets in Historic Downtown Florence. In 2020, Florence After Five was awarded "Best Community Festival," "Best Place to Dance," "Best Outdoor Event," "Best Local Concert," and "Best Place for Live Music."

October Florence After 5 featuring Chocolate Chip and Co. Band


Event Information

The events run from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. and the band takes the stage at 6:00 p.m. Food and beverages are available at the event. All food and beverage sales are made via tickets, which can be purchased at our ticket booth located near the Florence County Museum. Just look for the big ticket flag! Tickets are $1.00 each. Both cash and cards are accepted.

New for 2021: We encourage guests to socially distance where possible and encourage the use of face masks if social distance cannot be maintained for unvaccinated guests. Sanitizer stations will be available at the beer booth, ticket booth, and each vendor station.

Convenient event parking is available in the free City of Florence Parking Garage accessed via 150 S. Irby Street or in any of the available on-street spaces on W. Evans and N. Dargan Street, the SC DHEC parking lot, or the BTC parking lot. 

Restrooms are located in the James Allen Plaza.


2021 Band Line-up

June 25, 2021 | Hip Pocket

July 30, 2021 | Carolina Breakers

August 27, 2021 | Cat 5 Band

September 24, 2021 | The Embers

October 29, 2021 | Chocolate Chip & Co.


THANK YOU to our

2021 Season Platinum Sponsors

Carolina Bank


Victors Florence

MUSC Florence Medical Center

Catawba Brewing


Thank you to our October Monthly Concert Sponsor