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Whether you’re looking for live music, a festival or some family fun, you'll find something for everyone in Five Points. From the Midland's largest street festival to wine & shopping strolls, Columbia's original village neighborhood is just the right size to entertain you any time of the year! Five Points hosts over a dozen annual events, but not all event dates are decided at the first of the year. If an event date for 2017 is still listed, we will update it as soon as the date for 2018 has been decided.


Five After Five

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Five After Five is a free, outdoor local concert series hosted at the fountain in Five Points. Enjoy great local music and fun times starting in April, and continuing until August. Five After Five also features local food vendors, arts & crafts vendors, cold brews, and more entertainment for the kids. ABOUT THE SERIES: Five After Five will…

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Columbia Food & Wine Festival

Sunday, April 15, 2018

THE FIRST EVER :: Columbia Food and Wine Festival -- Spring 2018. Free Times and the Five Points Association have teamed up to create this long-awaited event, taking place in the heart of Columbia's original village neighborhood - Saluda Avenue in Five Points. THINK :: Chef showdowns, live music, interactive cooking demos, wine offerings and…

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9th Annual Long's Bar Stool Classic

Friday, September 8, 2017

Join us for the 9th Annual Long's Bar Stool Classic -- an 8 hole putt-putt bar crawl through all of your favorite Five Points bars and restaurants! Proceeds to benefit The Babcock Center Foundation. HOW TO PLAY: -- Come to the fountain between 5pm - 6:30pm on Sept. 8, 2017 to pick up your tour card, t-shirt, koozie and more! -- Go to all 8 bars…

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Join us for the celebration of the life and art of Jerry Garcia at JERRYFEST! EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: -Local food and artisan vendors -Free, pet and family friendly event -Live music kicks off at 2pm with the Columbia Community Drum Circle MUSIC LINE-UP: 3:00 - 4:00pm: Ring Around the Sun 4:30 - 5:30pm: George Fetner & the Strays 6:00 - 7:00pm:…

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30th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, October 21, 2017

It's everyone's favorite time of year, and you know what that's CHILI time! The #5PointsChiliCookOff will be on October 21st. Once again, we are giving you the chance to watch teams battle it out for Columbia's best chili! Join us on Greene Street & Pavilion Avenue from noon to 6pm, for over 30 awesome chilis, live music,…

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Halloween in Five Points

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This Halloween, families are welcome to the Five Points neighborhood for a night full of tricks and treats! Stores will stay open late to hand out sweet treats to all the ghouls and goblins in the neighborhood. Along with neighborhood-wide trick-or-treating, retailers and restaurants will also offer sales, specials, and promotions all day long.

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25, 2017

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, the Five Points Association will be taking part in Small Business Saturday -- the nationwide event celebrating small business. In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need – getting more customers. The single day has grown into a powerful movement and F…

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A Starry Night

Friday, December 1, 2017

Join us as Five Points celebrates the season at the annual holiday event, A Starry Night. Patrons can stroll through all of their favorite Five Points stores to enjoy sales and specials during a night full of holiday cheer. From home goods, jewelry, and clothing to baked goods and wine, the Five Points merchants have everything patrons could…

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