Upcoming Events

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Mar 30 - Apr 1 , 2017

God First Holy Convocation 2017

Presented by 7th Epsicopal District AME

The God First Holy Convocation and Theological Institute is a multi-day conference to equip and develop ministry leaders for success. The conference includes power-filled worship and learning development workshops for practical skill building. Top leaders and coaches from across the country will encourage, inspire and share how to shift to an effective way of doing ministry. Sessions will include strategies for developing releveant ministries to engage today's challenges and grow exponentially.


  • Mar 30 - Apr 1 , 2017

  • Full Facility

  • $20 – $100

  • Register online at EventBrite.com

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Mar 30 , 2017

Chamber of Commerce 2017 Outlook Luncheon

State of the City & County

Please join the Florence Chamber for our 2017 Spring Outlook Luncheon on Thursday, March 30th beginning at noon at the Florence Civic Center. This year’s luncheon will feature state of the city & county updates from two key local leaders- Florence Mayor Stephen Wukela and Florence County Vice Chairman, Kent Caudle. In addition, the Small Business Person of the Year will also be named and recognized.

Please make plans to join us for this important event that will feature updates from some of those individuals who are most in tune with what’s going on in the business community in the city and county of Florence.

For more information and to register visit flochamber.com

  • Mar 30 , 2017

  • Ballroom

  • $30 Members, $40 Non-Members, $450 for reserved tables

  • Tickets are available online at flochamber.com and at the Florence Chamber offices at 100 W. Evans St. and are $30 for Chamber members and $40 for non-members. A reserved table of 8 is also available for $450.

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Apr 1 , 2017

West Florence High School Prom

Private Event

  • Apr 1 , 2017

  • Ballroom

Website-EVENT-THUMB-100x80 Redemption Church
Apr 2 - Jun 25 , 2017

Redemption Church Services

Where Many Become One

Redemption Church invites you to join an inspiring and powerful Sunday service in Florence. 

Sunday services are held at 9:00am and 11:00am on the Florence Campus located at the Florence Civic Center.

Redemption aims to reach out in redeeming love and liberating power to bring the word of God to people of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds. Through the word of God, Redemption aims to break poverty mindsets, remove religious barriers, and destroy the walls of racism that divide us.

For more information about Redemption, visit myredemption.cc or call (843) 779-5528.

  • Apr 2 - Jun 25 , 2017

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

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Apr 2 , 2017

Harlem Globetrotters 2017 World Tour

The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters return to Florence on their 2017 World Tour!

The Globetrotters recently wrapped a busy 90th year tour, during which they named Pope Francis the ninth Honorary Harlem Globetrotter in team history, walked the runway at New York Fashion week, launched the Great Assist initiative alongside Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts – whom the team named also named an honorary Harlem Globetrotter – pledging to spread 100 million smiles over the next 10 years, broke seven Guinness World Records® and remixed the team’s legendary theme song, “Sweet Georgia Brown,” with the help of Grammy Award-winning producer/songwriter Teddy Riley.

During their 2017 World Tour, the famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson*– the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.

Sunday, April 2 at 3:00pm
Florence Civic Center

Pee Dee Spring Carnival THUMB
Apr 6 - 9 , 2017

Pee Dee Spring Carnival

Come One, Come ALL!

Come one, come all to the Pee Dee Spring Carnival!  Rides, games, food, fun & more!!!

Enjoy thrilling rides, exciting games, tasty carnival foods, amusing activities and fun for all! There’s plenty of great rides for all ages, including your favorite fair-rides and exciting carnival-coasters!  Plus play fun games and win prizes!  

The Pee Dee Spring Carnival has FREE admission and FREE parking!

Carnival Hours
Thursday, April 6 • 5pm-10pm
Friday, April 7 • 5pm-11pm
Saturday, April 8 • 12pm-11pm
Sunday, April 9 • 1p-10pm

*rides are subject to change

  • Apr 6 - 9 , 2017

  • Upper Parking Lot

  • Free Admission!  Ride tickets will be sold at the event.

    Ride Tickets: $1.25 • Unlimited Rides Pass: $15.00

    Please note: some rides may require multiple ride tickets per person. Unlimited rides passes are valid for a single day only.

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Apr 6 , 2017

Carolina’s Hospital System Awards Banquet

Private Event

  • Apr 6 , 2017

  • Ballroom

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Apr 7 - 8 , 2017

50+ Expo

Senior Life Expo

The 22nd Annual 50+ Senior Life Expo is all set for Friday and Saturday, April 7th & 8th at the Florence Civic Center. One of the largest shows in the state for senior citizens, baby boomers and retirees, the Expo will feature 45,000 square feet of exhibit space plus free entertainment, demonstrations, seminars, bingo, food, fun and prizes. Attendees at this year’s event can expect wider aisles, spacious seating and more booths and exhibits to visit.

The 50+ Senior Life Expo is the premier, senior retirement event of the year for the Pee Dee area. The Expo focuses on informing, educating and entertaining people 55 and older who are approaching their retirement years or are already retired.

Attendees at the Expo can browse among the many exhibits, register for prizes, sample Eggland’s Best omelets and discover new ideas for making retirement life healthier and more rewarding. Representatives and professionals in the fields of banking, healthcare, investments and estate planning, long-term care, insurance, senior housing, assisted living, home security, home-health services, pre-need planning, hospice and elder law will be on hand to offer guidance and answer questions for retirees, caregivers and those planning their retirement. Staff from Carolinas Hospital System will offer free health checks, medical advice and conduct informative question and answer sessions and seminars. Attendees can also hear presentations and ask questions to physicians, investment counselors and attorneys.

Entertainment for the Expo will feature Clay Brown singing Motown hits from the 60s, the Leatherman Line Dancers, Dandy Don the Singing Cowboy, the Palmetto Shakers and other talented performers and entertainers. Allyson Floyd of WPDE-TV News Channel 15 will be back to host the event.

Hours: Friday 9AM-3PM and Saturday 9AM-2PM.
Admission is $2.00.

The 50+ Senior Life Expo is presented by Carolinas Hospital System and Golden Life. The Expo is sponsored by Carolina Centers for Sight, the Senior Citizens Association, KJ’s IGA and WPDE-TV News Channel 15.

VENDORS: Display booths are still available. For details call Chad Buffkin at (843) 229-8856

  • Apr 7 - 8 , 2017

  • Arena

  • Admission is $2.00 at the door

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Apr 8 , 2017

Brown-Weeks Wedding Reception

Private Event

  • Apr 8 , 2017

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Apr 15 , 2017

Ada’s 75th Birthday Celebration

Private Event

  • Apr 15 , 2017

  • Meeting Rooms