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 6:30-8:00 pm from June - 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. June 5th 2021

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 first Sunday in October on the Florence Civic Center Grounds, 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 Luminary - held the last Saturday 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 80 people, and includes a small kitchen for catering, tables, chairs, a beautiful large porch. Click here to find out more and download an application.