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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 mid-week wine & shopping strolls, Columbia's Village Neighborhood is just the right size to entertain you any time of the year!


Five After Five

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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 on the fourth Thursday of each month until August from 6:30pm - 10pm. In addition to expanding this year’s series over the spring and summer seasons, Five After Five will also f…

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Summer Sidewalk Sale

Friday, August 5, 2016

Wind down summer and mingle around your favorite shops in Five Points as they showcase special deals and outstanding products -- indoors and out! Be sure to come early, grab some lunch under the sun, check out the games & activities for all ages, and head on up Devine Street to visit more participating merchants. You can take advantage of…

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Long's Bar Stool Classic

Friday, August 26, 2016

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! On Friday, August 26th, the Babcock Center Foundation along with the Five Points Association will be hosting the 8th Annual Long's Bar Stool Classic – a putt-putt bar crawl. All proceeds from thi…

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Join us for the celebration of the life and art of Jerry Garcia at JERRYFEST! This event is FREE and open to ALL AGES!! Live music, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors and family friendly activities for the kids, too! You won't want to miss the Columbia Community Drum Circle kicking off the festivities, or the Columbia Marionette Theater…

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29th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Join us on Saturday, November 12th, when the 29th Annual Chili Cook-Off returns, bigger and better than ever!

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 26, 2016

On a Saturday in late 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 and F…

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A Starry Night

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Join us on Thursday, December 3rd as we celebrate everything that is wonderful about this time of year during our holiday open house. Stores will be open late and offering terrific sales and complimentary refreshments! From candy and clothing to skateboards and wine, the Five Points merchants have everything patrons could possibly want this…

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Paint 5 Points Champagne Bash & Art Auction

Thursday, December 3, 2015

On December 3, The Gourmet Shop will host the Paint 5 Points Champagne Bash & Art Auction in celebration of Five Points' local art initiative. Ten pieces of art by the local Paint 5 Points artists will be available for auction. As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, Five Points has hosted Paint 5 Points - a public art making series…

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

Friday, March 4, 2016

Don’t wait until March 19th to get in the festival spirit and welcome the arrival of spring. Join us in Five Points on Friday, March 4th 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 brought to you by The Fountain Division of W.P. Law and is one the whole family won’t want to…

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St. Pat's in Five Points

Saturday, March 19, 2016

On March 19, be ready to live the luck of the Irish at this celebration that welcomes over 40,000 people to the eclectic Five Points business district in Columbia, SC every year. Continually growing and improving, the 2016 festival will include a 10K / 5K / Family Fun 1-Miler, fun-filled parade, expanded family entertainment, enhanced food and…

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