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34th Annual St Pat's Line-Up Announcement Party

  January 14, 2016

On Thursday, January 21, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., the St. Pat’s Planning Committee invites the community to Delaney’s Music Pub & Eatery for the announcement of this year’s music line-up, festival highlights and changes. Featuring true Irish-themed entertainment with Rince N’ah Eireann dancers, bagpipers and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, the party will also fe…

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Five Points Featured on International Travel Show

  January 5, 2016

The Five Points Association was approached this summer with an incredible opportunity. Amy Beth was asked to do an episode of a travel show called "Travels with Darley" - a series on AOL, MSN Travel, Amazon, Huff Post, Budget Travel and is even debuting on PBS and international networks around the world. The show was targeted to go to Columbia and they chose…

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Annual Holiday Party

  December 6, 2015

Five Points celebrated the holidays this month with our annual holiday party, held at Saluda's Restaurant, on Sunday, December 6th. The entire neighborhood along with their staff, friends, and family were invited, providing a wonderful time and a wonderful group of people present. Among the celebrations that evening was the annual presentation of the Five Points…

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Shop, Stroll, and Sip at A Starry Night Holiday Celebration

  November 23, 2015

As its Centennial year comes to a close, Five Points – Columbia’s original village neighborhood – will celebrate with special edition of its annual free holiday event, A Starry Night, on Thursday, December 3, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can stroll through all of their favorite Five Points stores to enjoy sales, specials, nibbles and sips during an evening full of holiday cheer…

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The Art of Real Estate Features Five Points

  October 30, 2015

The Art of Real Estate - a local real estate company - has been making fun and informative videos of different areas throughout Columbia for years. They just released a heartwarming piece on Five Points, stating that "Five Points has transformed into one of Columbia’s busiest and most charming, pedestrian friendly, commercial neighborhoods." Our beloved n…

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29th Annual Chili Cook-Off Cancelled

  October 20, 2015

The Five Points Association Board of Directors, and Group Therapy, have elected to cancel this year’s Chili Cook-Off in Five Points, originally planned for Saturday, November 7, 2015. The event was slated to take place in Martin Luther King Memorial Park, which suffered serious damage as a result of recent flooding and has been closed by the City of Columbia Parks and R…

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Five Points Highlighted by Popular Online Writer

  October 13, 2015

In a popular online travel guide called the 24 Hour City Guide, a feature of online magazine Design Sponge, writer Anne Postic recently covered her day to day routine in Columbia, SC, highlighting many Five Points businesses as some of her favorite spots to eat and shop. The full article can be found here.

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Celebrating the Life and Art of Jerry Garcia

  September 28, 2015

For over a decade, local musicians have organized JerryFest to commemorate rock guitarist and music industry icon, Jerry Garcia. This year’s concert marks the 30th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s concert in Columbia (October 31, 1985), the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary as a band, and the 100th anniversary of Five Points as Columbia’s original neighborhood village. The Fiv…

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Paint 5 Points Honors 100 Years of Five Points Through Fall 2015

  September 2, 2015

As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, Five Points is hosting Paint 5 Points -- a public art-making series in the historic village neighborhood -- throughout Fall 2015. Several of the Midlands’ most esteemed, established artists have been commissioned to create works of art during live, outdoor painting sessions, or in some cases give public demonstrations, with F…

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17th Season of Five After Five - Final Concert

  August 11, 2015

The Five Points Association welcomes the community to its final concert of this season’s Five After Five – a free and family friendly outdoor concert series in the heart of Five Points. This season has delivered both classic elements of the series, as well as exciting new changes that everyone can enjoy. Patrons can expect to enjoy one last evening of great local music, bre…

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Sunday, April 15

Columbia Food & Wine Festival

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…

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Mark your calendars, set a reminder, tell a friend, just get down to Five Points for these upcoming events!

Friday, August 4

Summer Sidewalk Sale

Devine Street and Five Points merchants are teaming up again to present Columbia's largest Sidewalk Sale for Tax Free Weekend, August 4th - 6th. Join us and enjoy...…

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