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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.

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Summer Sidewalk Sale

Friday, July 27, 2018

Join us in Five Points for Columbia's largest sidewalk sale stretching over three days and featuring all of your favorite merchants! Sales & Specials: • 2G's Clothing: Storewide sale! Save up to an additional 50% off the lowest marked price, plus $9.90 racks full of great values. Complimentary cold water! • Bohemian: 75% or more off eve…

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JerryFest

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Join us for the celebration of the life and art of Jerry Garcia at this year's JERRYFEST! EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: -Local food and artisan vendors -Free, pet and family friendly event -Loose Lucy's is offering 26% off store wide during JerryFest in honor of their 26th Anniversary ENTERTAINMENT + MUSIC LINE-UP: -2pm: Columbia Community Drum Circle…

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31st Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 3, 2018

It's everyone's favorite time of year, and you know what that means...it's CHILI time! The #5PointsChiliCookOff is held each fall, where once again, we are giving you the chance to watch teams battle it out for Columbia's best chili! Join us for over 30 awesome chilis, live music, children’s area, craft beers, cornhole, and more! The best part? T…

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 24, 2018

On a Saturday each November, 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 Five P…

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A Starry Night

Friday, December 7, 2018

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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Gregory Electric's Official Kick-Off to St. Pat's

Friday, March 9, 2018

Don’t wait to get in the festival spirit and welcome the arrival of spring. Join us in Five Points the week before St. Pat's for Gregory Electric'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 bagpipers, Rince N’ah Eireann dancers, Kudzu Q…

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St. Pat's in Five Points

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Watch the 2018 Video! Each March, be prepared to shake your shamrocks at 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 area - "Pot O' Gold P…

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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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10th Annual Long's Bar Stool Classic

Friday, September 8, 2017

Join us for the 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: -- Go to all 8 bars - in whatever order you want! The only rule is that you have to play all stops in order to be elidgable to win. -- In…

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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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