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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, October 27, 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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Halloween in Five Points

Monday, October 31, 2016

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 from 4 – 7pm, retailers and restaurants will also offer sales, specials, and promotions all d…

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29th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 12, 2016

CALLING ALL CHEFS -- CHEF REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Register here! On Saturday, November 12th, 2016, the Five Points Association will be hosting the 29th Annual Chili Cook Off in Five Points -- promising to return this year bigger and better than ever! Join us to watch nearly 50 teams battle it out to see who has the best chili in Columbia! The Chili…

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 26, 2016

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 and Five Points is p…

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A Starry Night

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Join us on Thursday, December 1st 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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Summer Sidewalk Sale

Friday, August 5, 2016

Devine Street and Five Points merchants are teaming up again to present Columbia's largest Sidewalk Sale for Tax Free Weekend. Join us on August 5th - 7th, and enjoy... --Fantastic sales in all of your favorite stores --Sidewalk performances from The Concert Truck and local buskars --Complimentary trolley rides from Captain Telegram Trolley…

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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

JerryFest 2016 was the largest yet! On Sunday, October 2, nearly 1,000 people gathered at the Five Points fountain to celebrate the life and art of Jerry Garcia. The day-long event provided live music from five local bands, local food vendors, and arts & crafts vendors. The full album of photos from JerryFest 2016 can be found on our Facebook…

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