January

Kids Jamboree – Florence

February

The American Heritage Festival – Lake City
Chocolate Crawl – Florence
SC Chamber Music Festival – Florence
Track Laps for Charity – Darlington

March

Barbeque & Shag Festival – Hemingway
Joe’s Grill Annual Chili Cookoff – Darlington
Lucky Shamrock Festival – Florence
Shamrock Shenanigans – Hartsville
Skirmish at Gamble’s Hotel – Civil War Reenactment – Florence
Swamp Fox Chili Cookoff & Cornhole Tournament – Marion

April

Artfields – Lake City
Arts International – Florence
Florence Wine & Food Festival – Florence
Moore Farms Botanical Garden Open – Lake City
Pee Dee Plant & Flower Festival – Florence
South Carolina Barbeque & Shag Festival – Hemingway
Taste of Darlington – Darlington

May

Carolina Food Truck Rodeo – Florence
Cinco de Mayo – Florence Darlington
Car Hauler Parade – Florence and Darlington
Flag Day Festival – Greeleyville
Fox Trot Festival – Marion
NASCAR Throwback Weekend – Darlington
South Carolina Senior Sports Classic – Florence
Touch a Truck – Darlington

June

Greek Festival – Florence
Lizard Man Festival – Bishopville
McArthur Farms Summer Concert Series – Bennettsville
Moore Farms Films at the Farm – Lake City

July

Family Fireworks Festival – Hartsville
Freedom Fest – Darlington
Independence Day Fireworks – Bennettsville
McArthur Farms Summer Concert Series – Bennettsville
Sankofa Festival – Florence
Williamsburg County Music Festival – Kingstree

August

Summer Beach Blast – Bennettsville
Grateful Dog Festival – Florence
McArthur Farms Summer Concert Series – Bennettsville
Track Laps for Charity – Darlington

September

Carolina Food Truck Rodeo – Florence
Golden Leaf Festival – Mullins
Moore Farms Beer Fest – Lake City
Shag Festival – Lane
South Carolina Tobacco Festival – Lake City
Southern 500 Weekend – Darlington
Tap into Downtown – Florence

October

29 – Moore Farms BOOtanical Garden – Lake City
7-8 – Cypress Festival – Pamplico
27 – Nov. 5 – Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair – Florence
14-16 – Fall Plant & Flower Show – Florence
Kickin’ Chicken Wing & Chili Festival – Florence
McArthur Farms Corn Maze – Bennettsville
8 – Oktoberfest – Florence
22 – Pee Dee Back Country Days – Lake City
7-8 – Pig Pickin’ Festival – Kingstree
28 – Scare on the Square – Darlington
8-9 – South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival – Darlington

November

19 – Catfish Festival – Society Hill
18-20 – Jingle Bell Market – Florence
5 – Kings Tree Trials – Kingstree
Music Feastival – Marion
5 – SC Pecan, Music and Food Festival – Florence
24 – Turkey Trot – Florence and Hartsville

December

Holiday Tour of Homes – Florence
2 – Hometown Holidays Festival – Lake City
Ice Skating – Florence
Christmas Magic – Florence
Tree Lightings, Christmas Parades – Darlington, Florence, Hartsville, and Marion

Weekly

Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon
Florence Flamingos, Coastal Plain Baseball (May-July) – Florence
Florence Motor Speedway – Florence

Monthly

Southeastern Bluegrass Association – Darlington
Florence After Five (May-Sept) – Florence
Downtown Block Party (May, June, Aug, Sept) – Hartsville
Screen on the Green (May-October) – Hartsville
Saturdays on the Square (May-Sept) – Darlington
Sundown Concert Series/Summer Tunes (June-October) – Marion

 

The Florence Center offers concerts, shows, exhibitions, and sports events throughout the year. Check florencecenter.com for a list of events during your visit. All events and activities are subject to change without notice. Please call Pee Dee Tourism at 843-669-0950 to confirm information before making your plans. Due to space limitations, this is a partial listing.