Upcoming Events

Aug 3 - Dec 28 , 2014

NewSpring Church Service

Three Services Every Sunday

NewSpring Church exists to reach people far from God and teach them to follow Jesus step by step. You can join NewSpring on Sundays at 10:00am, 11:30am, and 6:00pm at the Florence Campus located at the Florence Civic Center.

*Service times subject to change*

For more information about NewSpring and current and past series, visit newspring.cc

  • Aug 3 - Dec 28 , 2014

Aug 6 - Dec 17 , 2014

NewSpring Church Fuse

Student Ministry

Fuse is the weekly gathering of the NewSpring Student Ministry. We’re dedicated to providing a place for students (6th -12th grade) to connect with God, with other students, and with older committed leaders that are dedicated to seeing students grow closer to Christ.

Fuse is held at 6pm on most Wednesdays.
View the calendar listing for additional Fuse dates/times

For more information visit newspring.cc/fuse

  • Aug 6 - Dec 17 , 2014

Aug 9 , 2014

NAGA Myrtle Beach/Florence Grappling Championship

No-Gi & Gi Tournament

The North American Grappling Association (NAGA) is the world’s largest mixed grappling tournament circuit with over 250,000 competitors worldwide. On Saturday, August 9, 2014, NAGA debuts in South Carolina with the first annual Florence/Myrtle Beach Area NAGA Grappling Championship, No-Gi & Gi tournament.

The tournament will feature over 300 No-Gi and Gi grappling divisions. All Expert division winners take home championship belts. Non-expert Children and Teens division winners will be awarded samurai swords, adults take home medals.  Come as an individual or as a team to compete. You do not have to live in South Carolina or be on a team to participate in this event. This event is nationally ranked!


Why compete in NAGA?
NAGA is the World’s largest grappling tournament organization. 2014 marks our 19th year promoting grappling events. This year, NAGA will hold over 50 events, spanning two continents. Our professional staff strives to give all that attend a NAGA event a positive experience. NAGA certified referees are extensively trained in both NAGA No Gi rules and Gi rules that are based on IBJJF rules. This ensures accurate, safe, non-biased officiating. NAGA’s custom mats, 360 degree view time clocks, and custom barricades, all add towards an exciting experience for our competitors. Our custom LED awards podium and backdrop provides award winners a grand experience. NAGA awards include innovative, laser cut, hand painted medals, samurai swords, and our new NAGA championship belts. With over 220,000 members worldwide, NAGA events are well attended, which provides competitors with well-matched divisions based on skill, weight, age and gender. Train hard, NAGA is coming to South Carolina!

For more information on pricing, divisions and schedules visit nagafighter.com

  • Aug 9 , 2014

  • Arena

  • Spectators: $10 pre-registered or $15 at the door.

    Entry Fees:
    1 Division:   $80
    2 Divisions: $100
    For family rates, download the registration form below.
    *Pre-registration closes at 5pm on August 1st

    Click HERE to pre-register online.

    Click HERE to download the registration form to send by mail.

Aug 12 , 2014

FSD1 Back to School Convocation

Welcome back teachers, faculty & staff!

Florence School District 1 ignites the new school year and welcomes all teachers with the "Back to School Convocation" and State of the District Address beginning at 8am at the Florence Civic Center.
For more information visit fsd1.org

  • Aug 12 , 2014

  • Arena

Aug 14 , 2014

Time Warner Cable Meeting

Time Warner Cable Meeting

Private Meeting

  • Aug 14 , 2014

  • Meeting Rooms

Aug 16 , 2014

Cusaac Family Reunion

Family Reunion & Celebration

Private Event

  • Aug 16 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Aug 30 , 2014

Dixon-Bristol Family Reunion

Family Reunion & Celebration

Private Event

  • Aug 30 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Aug 30 , 2014

Moser-Williams Reception

Moser-Williams Reception & Celebration

Private Event

  • Aug 30 , 2014

  • Meeting Rooms

Sep 3 , 2014

Sesame Street Live

Make A New Friend

Make a new friend in Florence!... at Sesame Street Live

No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!

Get the ultimate fan experience with Sunny Seats!

The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating and a pre-show Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo!

  • Sep 3 , 2014

  • Arena

  • $15, $20, $25 Gold Circle, $55 Sunny Seats

  • All seating is reserved.  Price levels include $15, $20, $25 Gold Circle Floor and $55 Sunny Seats Premium Package.   additional fees may apply

    Sunny Seat orders will include a separate Meet & Greet ticket, which you’ll receive with your show tickets. Each adult and child (age 1 and up) in a group must have a Sunny Seat show ticket and Meet & Greet ticket. All Meet & Greets start one hour before show time and last 20 minutes. Latecomers may miss the opportunity. Please meet at the Sunny Seats sign located in the main lobby on the upper level. Don’t forget your camera!

Sep 5 , 2014

Lil’ Boosie TD2CH Tour

With Special Guest August Alsina

Rapper Lil’ Boosie announced to fans that he will be taking his “Touch Down 2 Cause Hell” (TD2CH) album, to be released this summer, on tour invading the Florence Civic Center on September 5, 2014 at 8 p.m. The TD2CH tour also features rising hip-hop artist and 2014 “Best New Artist” BET Award Winner, August Alsina.

Brought to you by Jay Rich and The Young Millionaire Team. youngmillionaireteam.com

  • Sep 5 , 2014

  • Arena

  • $35, $75, $100, $200

  • General Admission Seating $35, Lower Level Reserved Seating $75, Floor Level Standing Room $100, VIP Meet & Greet with Both Artists & Front Seating $200 (VIP Meet & Greet will be at 6:00pm)

    -additional fees may apply

Sep 13 , 2014

Reid-David Wedding & Reception

Reid-David Wedding & Reception Celebration

Private Event

  • Sep 13 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Sep 20 - 21 , 2014

Gun Show

MKshows, promoters of Quality Shows for Shooters and Collectors, presents the Florence SC Gun Show coming to the Florence Civic Center.

Browse through an expansive selection or firearms, related equipment and collectors items. An abundance of private, pawn and retailer vendors will be onsite and offering a variety of products.

MKshows goal has always been the production of safe, high quality shows with a family friendly atmosphere offering a wide variety of firearms and related equipment for shooters, collectors, Civil War & Military enthusiasts.

Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 10am to 4pm

  • Sep 20 - 21 , 2014

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

  • Admission is $8.00. Children 12 and under admitted free

  • Tickets sold at the door on day of event.

    Please Note:
    NO LOADED FIREARMS ALLOWED IN OUR SHOWS! This means guns on display, guns for sale and PERSONAL CARRY GUNS! If you carry a personal firearm, unload it before you enter the building and only re-load it after you exit the building. If you are caught with a loaded firearm in our show, you will immediately be escorted from the show, your table packed up and you will be banned from all future shows. Depending on the circumstances, you may also face criminal charges. CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS ARE NOT VALID AT OUR SHOWS!

Sep 27 , 2014

Garaba Festival

Private Event

  • Sep 27 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Oct 2 - 5 , 2014

Merry Marketplace

The Junior League of Florence invites you to Merry Marketplace 2014!  Come enjoy the shopping extravaganza!

Shopping Hours
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Diamond Toast Preview Night: Thursday 6pm-10pm
Ladies' Nigh: Friday 5pm-8pm

Find out more at jrleagueofflorence.org

Interested in becoming a vendor?  Download the application forms below.
Merchant Letter
Merchant Application

  • Oct 2 - 5 , 2014

  • Arena

Oct 7 - 8 , 2014

University of South Carolina – Child & Family Studies Mini-Conference

University of South Carolina – Child & Family Studies Mini-Conference

Private Event

  • Oct 7 - 8 , 2014

Oct 9 - 12 , 2014

Disney On Ice • Treasure Trove

A Live Celebration of Disney's Animated Gems!

Discover endless riches when Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove comes to Florence! Disney On Ice sets the gold standard with its newest skating spectacular. Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your other favorite Disney princesses – Tiana, Cinderella, Jasmine, Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Mulan and of course the one who started it all, Snow White.

Ahoy, Mateys! Set sail with Peter Pan, the always sassy Tinker Bell and the cantankerous Captain Hook & his pirate pals on an adventure beyond Neverland! Trek the wilds of Africa with Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon as they discover the true meaning of the ‘Circle of Life.’ Tick-Tock! Tick-Tock! Don’t be late to a very important date with Alice & the Madhatter as they march with the Queen of Hearts’ Army Of Cards. Be sure to see this show full of memories guaranteed to last a lifetime.

  • Oct 9 - 12 , 2014

  • Arena

  • $20, $25, $40

  • $20, VIP $25, Rinkside $40  *additional fees may apply

Oct 18 , 2014

A Table for Six

Celebrating Employee Excellence!

Global Trusted Partners, LLC in alliance with its divisions; the Employee Recognition Resources Management Activity & NPSETA, presents a Red Carpet event for the Employees of the Florence region: A Table for Six

Employers - we’re inviting you and your top performing employees along with their spouses and/or significant others to join 75 various businesses throughout local and surrounding areas for a very impressive evening at the Florence Civic Center in the thriving city of Florence, SC where they will be honored for their achievement and helping make Florence even better as we continue to evolve!

A Table for Six... is a splendid event designed to celebrate and award high achieving employees - and to importantly acknowledge the support of families. All will experience an unforgettable and tastefully choreographed evening of fine dining, fun and entertainment while sharing a special and unique experience with “peer recipients” from organizations and businesses throughout the region.

What a terrific way to say Thanks to employees for giving you their best!

Here's a glance of what will await employers, their employees, and guests:

  • Elegant dinner for 6 (Firm owner, 2 awardees & spouses) plus (+) 1 honorary employee
  • Handsomely engraved awards presented to recipients by company owner/CEO
  • Laudatory acknowledgements will also be made to spouses and/or significant others
  • Apposite Guest Speaker and appropriate entertainment or the evening
  • …and so much more!

Note: Immediate action is required to reserve your table for six!

  • Oct 18 , 2014

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

  • Inquire about additional information or reserve seats in advance by calling (843) 615-1110 or (803) 545-4869, or by completing the electronic inquiry by clicking HERE.

    Nothing compares to this event... absolutely nothing!

    It has been purposefully designed and priced to enable even the smallest businesses/employers to participate in presenting top notch performers with top notch recognition for their commitment and dedication to hard work, and to do it in “very grand fashion” without a “very grand hit” to the small business budget!

Oct 21 , 2014

Taste of Florence

Savor Tuesday's Flavor

More Info On Sale TBA

Savor Tuesday's Flavor on Tuesday on October 15, 2013 at the Florence Civic Center.

The Taste of Florence is a food festival in which Restaurant and Food Focused Business Participants will transform simple booth spaces into living, attractive, “mini restaurants”. They will offer/sell servings of selected entree/dessert items from their restaurant/food focused business menu to the guests and attendees of the event.

Light entertainment will be provided at this family friendly event, plus children will enjoy the KidZone.

Find out more at tasteofflorence.org
Interested vendors, please visit the Exhibitor Link

  • Oct 21 , 2014

  • Full Facility

  • $5.00 in advance, $6.00 at the door, children 12 and under free

  • Contact the The Kings Academy for advance ticket sales and information.

    Guests can purchase food tickets at the event for $1.00 each.

Oct 25 , 2014

Pee Dee Electric Annual Meeting

Pee Dee Electric Annual Meeting
Registration begins at 9:30am.  Meeting from 12-noon to 2:00pm.

Private Event

  • Oct 25 , 2014

  • Full Facility

Nov 1 , 2014

Nightingale’s Nursing Annual Awards Banquet

Nightingale’s Home Care Services Annual Awards Banquet

nightingalesnursing.net

Private Event

  • Nov 1 , 2014

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

Nov 8 , 2014

Pee Dee Artisan's Market

The Pee Dee Artisan Market is the premier artisan event for the Pee Dee Area.  Only high quality, unique  artisans have been invited to participate in the market. All items featured at the market will be handmade.

10:00am-5:00pm
Free Admission

The first 100 customers will receive swag bags!

Seeking Vendors
If you are an artisan and interested in the market please visit the Pee Dee Artisan vendor page.

  • Nov 8 , 2014

  • Ballroom

  • Admission is free to attend.

Nov 19 , 2014

South Carolina Education Lottery Meeting

South Carolina Education Lottery Meeting

Private Event

  • Nov 19 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Nov 28 - 29 , 2014

Patel Wedding & Reception

Private Event

  • Nov 28 - 29 , 2014

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

Dec 5 , 2014

UNCF Christmas Gala

UNCF Christmas Gala

To find out more about UNCF, please visit uncf.org.

  • Dec 5 , 2014

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

Dec 6 , 2014

Assurant Holiday Party

Private Event

  • Dec 6 , 2014

  • Arena

Dec 6 , 2014

Hartt Transportation Holiday Party

Private Event

  • Dec 6 , 2014

  • Meeting Rooms

Dec 12 , 2014

Johnson Controls Holiday Party

Private Event

  • Dec 12 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Dec 13 , 2014

Nucor Steel Holiday Party

Nucor Steel Holiday Party

Private Event

  • Dec 13 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Dec 15 , 2014

Webster Rogers – Federal Tax Update Meeting

Private Event

  • Dec 15 , 2014

  • Meeting Rooms

Dec 27 , 2014

Gee Reception

Gee Reception & Celebration

Private Event

  • Dec 27 , 2014

  • Ballroom

Jan 4 - Apr 26 , 2015

NewSpring Church Service

Three Services Every Sunday

NewSpring Church exists to reach people far from God and teach them to follow Jesus step by step. You can join NewSpring on Sundays at 10:00am, 11:30am, and 6:00pm at the Florence Campus located at the Florence Civic Center.

*Service times subject to change*

For more information about NewSpring and current and past series, visit newspring.cc

  • Jan 4 - Apr 26 , 2015

Jan 7 - Apr 29 , 2015

NewSpring Church Fuse

Student Ministry

Fuse is the weekly gathering of the NewSpring Student Ministry. We’re dedicated to providing a place for students (6th -12th grade) to connect with God, with other students, and with older committed leaders that are dedicated to seeing students grow closer to Christ.

Fuse is held at 6pm on most Wednesdays.
View the calendar listing for additional Fuse dates/times

For more information visit newspring.cc/fuse

  • Jan 7 - Apr 29 , 2015

Jan 10 - 11 , 2015

Gun Show

MKshows, promoters of Quality Shows for Shooters and Collectors, presents the Florence SC Gun Show coming to the Florence Civic Center.

Browse through an expansive selection or firearms, related equipment and collectors items. An abundance of private, pawn and retailer vendors will be onsite and offering a variety of products.

MKshows goal has always been the production of safe, high quality shows with a family friendly atmosphere offering a wide variety of firearms and related equipment for shooters, collectors, Civil War & Military enthusiasts.

Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 10am to 4pm

  • Jan 10 - 11 , 2015

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

  • Admission is $8.00. Children 12 and under admitted free

  • Tickets sold at the door on day of event.

    Please Note:
    NO LOADED FIREARMS ALLOWED IN OUR SHOWS! This means guns on display, guns for sale and PERSONAL CARRY GUNS! If you carry a personal firearm, unload it before you enter the building and only re-load it after you exit the building. If you are caught with a loaded firearm in our show, you will immediately be escorted from the show, your table packed up and you will be banned from all future shows. Depending on the circumstances, you may also face criminal charges. CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS ARE NOT VALID AT OUR SHOWS!

Jan 23 - 24 , 2015

Kids Jamboree

10th Anniversary Celebration!

Join us for a very exciting 'anniversary celebration edition' for the 10th Annual KIDS JAMBOREE on January 23 & 24, 2015!  We have some incredible entertainment and fun surprises lined up for the Jamboree's 10-year anniversary, so mark your calendars and get ready to party at the area's best family-fun-filled weekend event!

  • Jan 23 - 24 , 2015

  • Full Facility

  • 10 Year Anniversary Special: Get 2 tickets for only 10 bucks!  Single admission tickets available for $7 each

Jan 31 - Feb 1 , 2015

Cheer of Ages

2 Day Nationals Competition

FullUp Cheer presents "Cheer of Ages" National Competition

Put a spin in your competition season and come test your knowledge and skills at FullUp's "Cheer of Ages" two day nationals event in Florence, South Carolina.

Early Bird team discounts and Multiple Competition discounts are available.  FullUp cheer competitions are open for you and your program.  Sign up today!

For team/participant registration, please email info@fullupcheer.com or call toll free 877-982-4337.

Visit fullupcheer.com for additional info.

  • Jan 31 - Feb 1 , 2015

  • Arena

  • Spectators: $15 per day, admission tickets sold at the door.  Optional 2-day passes will be available for $25 (sold only between 6pm-9pm on Friday, January 31st at the event)

May 2 - 3 , 2015

Gun Show

MKshows, promoters of Quality Shows for Shooters and Collectors, presents the Florence SC Gun Show coming to the Florence Civic Center.

Browse through an expansive selection or firearms, related equipment and collectors items. An abundance of private, pawn and retailer vendors will be onsite and offering a variety of products.

MKshows goal has always been the production of safe, high quality shows with a family friendly atmosphere offering a wide variety of firearms and related equipment for shooters, collectors, Civil War & Military enthusiasts.

Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 10am to 4pm

  • May 2 - 3 , 2015

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

  • Admission is $8.00. Children 12 and under admitted free

  • Tickets sold at the door on day of event.

    Please Note:
    NO LOADED FIREARMS ALLOWED IN OUR SHOWS! This means guns on display, guns for sale and PERSONAL CARRY GUNS! If you carry a personal firearm, unload it before you enter the building and only re-load it after you exit the building. If you are caught with a loaded firearm in our show, you will immediately be escorted from the show, your table packed up and you will be banned from all future shows. Depending on the circumstances, you may also face criminal charges. CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS ARE NOT VALID AT OUR SHOWS!

May 14 , 2015

FDTC Graduations

Florence Darlington Technical College Graduations

The Florence Civic Center is delighted to acknowledge all of you graduating and we extend our hearty congratulations. You have reached an important goal by hard work and perseverance. We know you will take your work ethic into your career and have great success. We send you each our best wishes.

Congratulations graduates!

fdtc.edu

  • May 14 , 2015

  • Arena

Jun 7 - 11 , 2015

SC United Methodist Church Annual Conference

The 2015 South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church will be held June 7-11 at the Florence Civic Center. 

  • Jun 7 - 11 , 2015

  • Full Facility

Sep 19 - 20 , 2015

Gun Show

MKshows, promoters of Quality Shows for Shooters and Collectors, presents the Florence SC Gun Show coming to the Florence Civic Center.

Browse through an expansive selection or firearms, related equipment and collectors items. An abundance of private, pawn and retailer vendors will be onsite and offering a variety of products.

MKshows goal has always been the production of safe, high quality shows with a family friendly atmosphere offering a wide variety of firearms and related equipment for shooters, collectors, Civil War & Military enthusiasts.

Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 10am to 4pm

  • Sep 19 - 20 , 2015

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

  • Admission is $8.00. Children 12 and under admitted free

  • Tickets sold at the door on day of event.

    Please Note:
    NO LOADED FIREARMS ALLOWED IN OUR SHOWS! This means guns on display, guns for sale and PERSONAL CARRY GUNS! If you carry a personal firearm, unload it before you enter the building and only re-load it after you exit the building. If you are caught with a loaded firearm in our show, you will immediately be escorted from the show, your table packed up and you will be banned from all future shows. Depending on the circumstances, you may also face criminal charges. CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS ARE NOT VALID AT OUR SHOWS!

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