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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 2016 is still listed, we will update it as soon as the date for 2017 has been decided.


Five After Five

Sunday, May 7, 2017

2017 REMAINING EVENT DATES: MAY 7, JUNE 4, JULY 2, AUGUST 6 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…

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Summer Sidewalk Sale

Friday, August 5, 2016

2017 EVENT DATES TBD Devine Street and Five Points merchants are teaming up again to present Columbia's largest Sidewalk Sale for Tax Free Weekend. Join us and enjoy... --Fantastic sales in all of your favorite stores --Sidewalk performances from local buskars --Complimentary trolley rides to and from each district Remember, when you spend your…

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Long's Bar Stool Classic

Friday, August 26, 2016

2017 EVENT DATE TBD Do you have what it takes to be a Bar Stool Classic Champion? Ever wanted to putt-putt your way through Five Points bars and restaurants? Here’s your chance! In August, the Babcock Center Foundation along with the Five Points Association will be hosting the 9th Annual Long's Bar Stool Classic – a putt-putt bar crawl. All pro…

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

2017 EVENT DATE TBD Join us at the original Five Points fountain for JerryFest, celebrating its fourth year in 2017! Don't miss your chance to celebrate the life and art of Jerry Garcia. The day-long event provides live music from local bands, local food vendors, and arts & crafts vendors.

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Halloween in Five Points

Monday, October 31, 2016

2017 EVENT DATE TBD 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…

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30th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 12, 2016

2017 EVENT DATE TBD The #5PointsChiliCookOff in Five Points gives you the chance to watch teams battle it out for Columbia's best chili! Join us for over 30 awesome chilis, craft beers, and more! The best part? The event is FREE! Think you have what it takes to compete? Put your money where your mouth is and sign up! Chilis will be tried by our…

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 26, 2016

2017 EVENT DATE TBD This November, the Five Points Association will be taking part in Small Business Saturday, the nationwide event celebrating small businesses. 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 a…

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A Starry Night

Thursday, December 1, 2016

2017 EVENT DATE TBD 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…

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Winter Sidewalk Sale

Friday, January 27, 2017

Didn't get everything on your wish list for the holidays? Made a resolution to shop local and spend less? Either way, we've got you covered! Devine Street and Five Points merchants are teaming up again to bring you Columbia's largest sidewalk sale, winter style! Join us Friday, Jan. 27 - Sunday, Jan. 29 to enjoy huge markdowns, specials, spring…

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St. Pat's in Five Points Line-Up Announcement Party

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Join us Tuesday, January 31st, at Delaney's Music Pub as we release the musical line-up for the 35th Annual St. Pat's in Five Pointsl! Grab a complimentary Guinness, enjoy some Irish-themed entertainment featuring Rince N'ah Eireann dancers, bagpipers, and the Anicient Order of the Hibernians, and find out which of your favorite bands will be…

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The Fountain Division of WP Law's Official Kick-Off to St. Pat's

Friday, March 3, 2017

Don’t wait until March 18th to get in the festival spirit and welcome the arrival of spring. Join us in Five Points on Friday, March 3rd for The Fountain Division of W.P. Law’s Official Kick-Off to St. Pat’s in Five Points. This FREE family friendly event is one the whole family won’t want to miss! Irish-themed entertainment, including bagpipe…

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St. Pat's in Five Points

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Watch the 2017 Video! On March 18, 2017, be prepared to shake your shamrocks at the 35th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points - one of the largest green and Gaelic celebration in the Southeast! EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: -Over 20 bands on 5 stages [National, Regional, and Local bands] -Get To The Green 15K / 10K / 5K / 1-Mile Family Fun Run -FREE children's a…

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