Memorial Day Parade - join the VFW, Veterans Services, and FCBA every Memorial Day at 10:00 am to show our appreciation for Veterans of all branches of the Services. We believe our parade to be the oldest in the country!

Rag Shag Parade - this is the oldest continually running Rag Shag in the country and a tradition in Florence! Thousands march beginning at 6:00 pm on Halloween, whether in costume or not, to celebrate tricks and treats in Florence Village. The Parade begins at Trinity Park and ends at the Florence Civic Center.

Holiday Parade - Held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving at 10:00 am, our holiday parade is capped off by a visit with Santa at the Florence Civic Center.

Community Programs:

Farmers Market - Wednesdays from 2-6 pm all summer long at the Florence Civic Center

Music On The Porch - Thursdays at 6 pm from June through August at the Florence Civic Center. Rainy evenings it is held across the street at the V.F.W.

Florence Night Out - We support and promote this event that drew over 5,000 people in 2019! This takes place all over Downtown Florence and includes music, food, arts, and more.

Little Taste Of Florence - Every Summer at the Florence Civic Center. Enjoy food from our local eateries.

The Chicken BBQ - this is our Signature Event! Held at the Florence Civic Center every September, with entertainment by the Florence Community Band.

Florence Flea Market and Antique Show - Free to the public and held every fall at the Florence Civic Center, featuring over 30 local vendors, food, and fun.


Holiday Decorating in Florence - join the Team of dedicated businesses and individuals who help us make Florence the most beautiful holiday setting around.

Florence Luminaire - held the Sunday before Christmas, bags with sand and a candle may be purchased from participating Florence businesses to display at your home.

Need a Rental for your event? Our Florence Civic Center Hall holds up to 90 people, and includes a small kitchen for catering, tables, chairs, a beautiful large porch. Click here to find out more and download an application.