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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.
31st Annual Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, October 21, 2017
It's everyone's favorite time of year, and you know what that means...it'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,…
St. Pat's in Five Points
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Watch the 2017 Video! On March 17, 2018, be prepared to shake your shamrocks at the 36th 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…
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…