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Five Points Association listed on the National Register of Historic Places

  May 29, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 29, 2019) – The Five Points Association is pleased to announce that Five Points is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Largely developed between 1919 and 1967, Five Points is historically significant as Columbia’s first suburban retail shopping center. The historic district includes 74 “resources,” mostly buildings dating from the 1920s t…

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Five Points Association Names Kelsey Desender as Executive Director

  May 28, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 28, 2019) - The Five Points Association is pleased to announce Kelsey Desender has been named Executive Director. Desender takes over for her predecessor of six years, Amy Beth Franks, who remains an active part of the community as the new owner of the Gourmet Shop. Under the direction of the Five Points Association Board of Directors, Desender will be…

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Five Points Foundation Donates $43,450 to Local Non-Profits and Charities

  April 11, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 11, 2019) – On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Five Points Foundation awarded $43,450 to 28 charities and non-profit organizations in the Midlands from revenue generated from the 37th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points. The St. Pat’s Committee is proud to share that this year’s festival saw great success, welcoming approximately 37,000 patrons into Columbi…

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Participant Details Announced for 2019 Columbia Food and Wine Festival

  April 10, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 10, 2019) - The Five Points Association (FPA) and Free Times are pleased to announce the return of the Columbia Food and Wine Festival (CFWF) for April 26 - 28, 2019. After a sold-out inaugural year that featured 42 Midlands restaurants serving 15,000 small bites, 48 wines, 14 breweries, and 10 chef and beverage demonstrations, the event will return…

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37th Annual St. Pat's in Five Points Kicks Off with Dye and Dancing

  February 25, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 25, 2019) - This Sunday, March 3rd, from 3:30pm until 7:00pm, Gregory Electric and the Five Points community will welcome the green and Gaelic season with a free event for people of all ages at the Five Points fountain (at the intersection of Harden and Greene Streets). Annually, hundreds of little leprechauns and their much taller chaperones…

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Five Points Celebrates the Holidays at A Starry Night 2018

  December 3, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 3, 2018) - On Friday, December 7th, from 4pm - 9pm, Five Points will celebrate the season at the annual holiday event, A Starry Night. Patrons can stroll through all of their favorite Five Points stores to enjoy sales and specials during a night full of holiday cheer. From home goods, jewelry, and clothing to bath bombs and wine, the Five Points…

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Five Points Association Releases Time Lapse of Postcard Mural Creation

  November 30, 2017

The Five Points Association is pleased to announce the release of a time lapse video detailing the creation of its newest piece of public art, the Postcard Mural. The video, which can be found on the Five Points website (www.FivePointsColumbia.com) and Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/FivePointsSC), is a start to finish chronicle of the two month long public art piece…

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St. Pat’s Committee Releases Tickets for 2018 Festival

  November 21, 2017

St. Pat’s in Five Points, the Midlands’ largest festival, will be launching ticket sales for the 2018 festival this Friday, November 24, 2017. The Planning Committee is opening up an unlimited number of tickets Black Friday through Cyber Monday at a reduced $12 price point. To purchase discounted tickets, no code is required and the website is www.StPatsColumbia.com. ABO…

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Small Business Saturday 2017

  November 20, 2017

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, the Five Points Association will be taking part in Small Business Saturday, the nationwide event celebrating small business. 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 will be p…

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Five Points Celebrates the Holidays at A Starry Night

  November 15, 2017

On Friday, December 1st, from 4pm – 8pm, Five Points will celebrate the season at the annual holiday event, A Starry Night. Patrons can stroll through all of their favorite Five Points stores to enjoy sales and specials during a night full of holiday cheer. From home goods, jewelry, and clothing to baked goods and wine, the Five Points merchants have everything patrons c…

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Friday, March 13

Gregory Electric's Official Kick-Off to St. Pat's

Don’t wait to get in the festival spirit and welcome the arrival of spring. Join us in Five Points the week before St. Pat's for Gregory Electric's Official Kick-Off to S…

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

Saturday, March 21

St. Pat's In Five Points

Watch the 2018 Video! Each March, be prepared to shake your shamrocks at St. Pat’s in Five Points - one of the largest green and Gaelic celebration in the Southeast! E…

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