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Five Points Awards Winners at the 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off

  October 23, 2017

This Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Five Points Association (FPA) welcomed thousands of people into Columbia's original village neighborhood for the 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points. Patrons were given have the chance to watch teams battle it out to see who has the best chili in Columbia. The winning teams received custom, locally made trophies by Stuyck &…

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30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points

  October 16, 2017

This Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Five Points Association (FPA) will be hosting the 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points. Patrons will have the chance to watch teams battle it out to see who has the best chili in Columbia. The Chili Cook-Off will be from noon to 6pm at the intersection of Greene Street and Pavilion Avenue and is free to the public. Starting at…

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Five Points Association to Unveil Newest Piece of Public Art: Five Points Postcard Mural

  September 28, 2017

The Five Points Association is pleased to announce the unveiling of its newest piece of public art this Sunday, October 1st at 2:45pm at the Five Points fountain. The Postcard Mural was done in collaboration with Drip Coffee, Pecknel Music Company, and One Columbia. Located on the wall of Pecknel Music, the mural overlooks the original fountain plaza, and the new public…

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Five Points Announces Launch of Selfie Spot Promotion

  September 26, 2017

The Five Points Association has announced the launch of a new promotion in Columbia’s original village neighborhood. The “Selfie Spot” promotion consists of seven iconic locations within the Five Points neighborhood, encouraging patrons to stop and take a selfie. Social media enthusiasts are encouraged to post the selfies, tagging Five Points’ pages (@FivePointsSC) and using F…

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JerryFest in Five Points 2017

  September 25, 2017

For over a decade, local musicians have organized JerryFest to commemorate rock guitarist and music industry icon, Jerry Garcia. The Five Points Association, in conjunction with alternative clothing store Loose Lucy’s, will be hosting this year’s JerryFest. JerryFest is a free, family and pet friendly outdoor concert to celebrate the life and art of Jerry Garcia. Gar…

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Five Points Association Announces Line-Up for 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points

  September 18, 2017

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Five Points Association will be hosting the 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points. Patrons will have the chance to watch teams battle it out to see who has the best chili in Columbia. Starting at noon, patrons can taste and enjoy over 30 unique chili varieties and experience live entertainment from six local and regional acts. The…

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Five Points Association Presents the 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points

  September 6, 2017

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Five Points Association will be hosting the 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Five Points. Patrons will have the chance to watch teams battle it out to see who has the best chili in Columbia. The Chili Cook-Off will be from noon to 6pm at the intersection of Greene Street and Pavilion Avenue and is free to the public. Starting at noon,…

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Five Points to Host Final Concert of 19th Season

  August 2, 2017

The Five Points Association welcomes the community to the final concert of this season’s Five After Five, a free and family friendly outdoor concert series in the heart of Five Points, at the fountain. Throughout the 19th season of this free event, patrons have enjoyed great local music, brews, food and fun times starting in April, on the first Sunday of each month, t…

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9th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic in Five Points

  July 31, 2017

The Five Points Association and the Babcock Center Foundation will be hosting the 9th Annual Long’s Bar Stool Classic throughout Five Points bars and restaurants, starting at 5 p.m. on September 8th, 2017. The Long’s Bar Stool Classic is an 8 hole putt-putt bar crawl with proceeds benefiting the Babcock Center Foundation. The Long’s Bar Stool Classic is a self-guided tour and g…

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Five Points Partners with One Columbia, Pecknel, Drip on New Mural Project

  July 28, 2017

The Five Points Association, One Columbia, Drip Coffee, and Pecknel Music Co. have partnered to bring a new piece of public art to Five Points, Columbia’s original village neighborhood. The mural will be completed on the wall of Pecknel Music, overlooking the former Exxon gas station lot. This parking lot is a central location in the neighborhood, open to the public with m…

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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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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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