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WHO WE ARE

Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau is a great place to learn about Florence, as well as the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. At the Florence CVB, you’ll find a handy dining guide and a day guide so you can plan an eventful day in the area and dine on local specialties and favorites.

The Florence Visitor Center offers directional maps so you can get where you need to be. And while you’re at the center, don’t forget to snatch up a postcard so you can let a friend back home know you stayed in Flotown! Our office is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except major holidays.

If you’d like to receive our weekly event newsletters, please add your email to our list by filling out the email block in the footer of this page.

Sometimes the best way to meet awesome people is through volunteering. We’re always happy to help make connections!

All 4 Autism

All 4 Autism 183 South Coit St - Suite B Florence, South Carolina 29501 (843) 472-5215 info@all4autism.org  ...
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American Heart Association

American Heart Association 181 E. Evans St BTC-009, Suite 200 Florence, SC 29506 (843) 665-0985  ...
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Boys and Girls Club of the Pee Dee Area

Boys and Girls Club of the Pee Dee Area 310 W. Roughfork Street Florence, SC 29506 (843) 662 – 1142 ...
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CARE House of the Pee Dee

The CARE House of the Pee Dee 360 N. Irby St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 629-0236  ...
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Choice to M8k

A Choice to M8k 1216 W Evans St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 669-4673 ...
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Compassionate Friends of the Pee Dee

The Compassionate Friends of the Pee Dee 2510 David H. McLeod Blvd Florence, South Carolina 29501 (843) 496-3254  ...
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Connie Maxwell Children’s Home

Connie Maxwell Children's Home 1924 Durant Dr Florence, SC 29501 (843) 665-9417  ...
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Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation 154 W. Evans St Florence, SC 29503 (843) 667 - 1131  ...
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Empowered to Heal

Empowered to Heal 525 S. Dargan St Florence SC 29501 (843) 779- 5638  ...
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Family Promise of Florence

Family Promise of Florence 1022 West Darlington St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 407 - 5745  ...
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Florence Area Humane Society

Florence Area Humane Society  1434 McCurdy Rd Florence, SC 29506 (843) 629 - 5456  ...
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Florence Area Literacy Council

Florence Area Literacy Council 240 S Dargan St Florence, SC 29506 (843) 667-1908  ...
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Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs Board

Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs Board 1209 E National Cemetery Rd Florence, SC 29506 (843) 678-8597  ...
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Florence Darlington Technical College

In 2014, Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) celebrated its 50th anniversary of serving the needs of the residents of Florence and Darlington, and ...
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Florence Symphony Orchestra

The Florence Symphony Orchestra holds at least 5 concerts per year, and one Holiday Pops concert. They have recently performed ...
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Foster Care Closet

Foster Care Closet 1811 S Irby St Suite 107 Florence, SC 29501 (843) 372 - 0086  ...
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Francis Marion University

Ranked by US News & World Reports as one of the best of the South, Francis Marion University is one of South ...
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Francis Marion University Education Foundation

Francis Marion University Education Foundation 121 South Evander Florence, SC 29506 (800) 368-7551  ...
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Friends of Revolutionary Rivers

Friends of Revolutionary Rivers 3290W Radio Drive Florence, SC 29501 (843) 664-0330  ...
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Friends of the Florence County Library

Friends of the Florence County Library 509 S Dargan St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 413-7065 ...
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Goodwill

Goodwill 1551 Second Loop Rd Florence, SC 29501 (843) 468-2140 website ...
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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity 612 -B S Irby St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 665-1624 ...
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Habitat ReStore

Habitat ReStore 612 S Irby St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 665-1624 website  ...
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Harvest Hope

Harvest Hope 2513 W Lucas St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 661-0826  ...
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Help 4 Kids

Help 4 Kids 252 S Dargan St Florence, SC 29506 (843) 580-4111 ...
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Helping Florence Flourish

Helping Florence Flourish 700 State Rd S-21-186 Florence, SC 29501 (843) 662-2583 ...
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HopeHealth

HopeHealth 1020 W Darlington St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 661-5115 ...
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House of Hope

House of Hope 1020 W Darlington St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 661-5115  ...
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I Play Florence

I Play Florence (843) 620-1120 ...
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Junebugs Care

Junebugs Care 3455 Lakeshore Dr Florence, SC 29501 (843) 687-5019 ...
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Keep Florence Beautiful

Keep Florence Beautiful (843) 206-3205 ...
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Lighthouse Ministries

Lighthouse Ministries 201 E. Elm Street Florence, SC 29506 (843) 629-0830  ...
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Loving Arms, Inc.

Loving Arms, Inc. 339 Meadors Rd, Florence, SC 29501 (843) 407 -6966  ...
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Manna House

Manna House 450 Jarrott St Florence, SC 29504 (843) 666-6077  ...
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McLeod Foundation

McLeod Foundation 800 E Cheves St Suite 150 Florence, SC 29502 (843) 777-2694  ...
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Mercy Medicine Clinic

Mercy Medicine Clinic 500 S Coit St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 667-9947  ...
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Mission Mart

House of Hope Mission Mart 2523 West Palmetto St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 667-4118  ...
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Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership 300 S Dargan St Florence, SC 29506  ...
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Parking Lot Ministries

Lighthouse Ministries (843) 661-1200 ...
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Pee Dee Coalition

Pee Dee Coalition 220 S Irby St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 669-4694  ...
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Pee Dee Land Trust

Pee Dee Land Trust 154 W Evans St Florence, SC 29503 (843) 667-3229  ...
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Pee Dee Thrift – Florence

Pee Dee Thrift - Florence 1650 E Palmetto St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 664-1003 website  ...
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Pee Dee Thrift – Johnsonville

Pee Dee Thrift - Johnsonville 210 E Broadway St Johnsonville, SC (843) 380-0159 website  ...
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Pee Dee Thrift – Lake City

Pee Dee Thrift - Lake City 219 N Church St Lake City, SC 29560 (843) 394-5668  ...
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Pee Dee Thrift – Scranton

Pee Dee Thrift - Scranton 1670 US Hwy 52 Scranton, SC 29591 (843) 389-9100 website  ...
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Pee Dee Thrift – South Florence

Pee Dee Thrift - Florence 1723 S Irby St Florence, SC 29505 (843) 664-0080 website  ...
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Resurrection Restoration Center for the Homeless

Resurrection Restoration Center for the Homeless 1809 N Douglas St Florence, SC  29501  (843) 407-4718  ...
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Salvation Army Thrift Store

Salvation Army Thrift Store 2111 S Irby St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 664-0305  ...
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Senior Citizens Association

Senior Citizens Association 600 Senior Way Florence, SC 29501 (843) 669-6761  ...
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Shelter and Nutrition for All Children

Shelter and Nutrition for All Children (SNAC) 825 W Evans St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 407-1485  ...
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Sisters for the Future

Sisters for the Future 901 S Santiago Dr Florence, SC 29501 (843) 610-4549  ...
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South Carolina Senior Sports Classic

South Carolina Senior Sports Classic PO Box 3401 Florence, SC 29505 (803) 385-2496 ...
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The Hope Fund

The Hope Fund 555 E Cheves St Florence, SC 29506 (843) 777-5514  ...
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The Junior League of Florence

The Junior League of Florence 1502 W Palmetto St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 667- 0376  ...
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The Miracle League of Florence County

The Miracle League of Florence County 710 S Irby St Florence, SC 29501 miracleleeagueofflocty@gmail.com ...
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The Naomi Project

The Naomi Project P.O. Box 13143 Florence, SC 29504 (843) 615-1548  ...
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The Owl’s Nest

The Owl's Nest 2528 W Palmetto St Florence, SC 29501 (855) 695-7637  ...
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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army 2210 Hoffmeyer Rd Florence, SC 29501 (843) 662-4461  ...
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The School Foundation

The School Foundation 320 W Cheves St Suite 175 Florence, SC 29506 (843) 662-9996  ...
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United Way

United Way 1621 W Palmetto St Florence, SC 29501 (843) 662-2407  ...
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Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau has teamed up with United Way of Florence County to coordinate volunteers and service opportunities.

Want to get more involved in your community?

Have an event or project that could use a helping hand?

Let’s get started!

Florence CVB is working with United Way to promote their Volunteer Corps program. The program has two levels – volunteering on a regular basis, and volunteering as-needed. We have a special Facebook page to keep everyone updated on volunteer opportunities. Wilson High School IB students also created a guide to philanthropy called “The Navigator” for your reference. Fill out the application to be added to our distribution list. Feel free to email or call either organization for more info:

Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau
email
843-664-0330
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United Way of Florence County
Program and Operations Director
Farris Lupo
email
843-662-2407

This city has many wonderful outdoor spaces to enjoy the weather year round.

Overall Weather: very temperate
Average temperature: winter in the 40s, summer in the high 80s and 90s
Warmest month: July
Coldest month: January
Average precipitation: 46.54 inches
Wettest month: August, avg. 5.33 inches of rainfall

The most beautiful time of the year is spring when azaleas are in full bloom. Florence’s recreation and natural gardens can be enjoyed year round, but if you take a trip to Timrod Park during the spring you’ll see hundreds of azaleas in various shades of pink, purple, and white.

To complement the plentiful array of flowers are the many huge pines, live oaks, and magnolias that are commonly draped with Spanish moss. The City of Florence alone operates and maintains 16 neighborhood park sites.

Month Highs (F) Lows (F)
January 55 33
February 59 36
March 67 43
April 75 50
May 83 59
June 89 68
July 92 72
August 90 70
September 85 64
October 76 52
November 68 42
December 58 35

Visitor Information

Toll Free: (800) 325-9005
Phone: (843) 664-0330

Visitor Information Center
3290 W. Radio Drive
Florence Center Upper Level
Florence, SC 29501

Operating Hours: Daily 9 am – 5 pm

MEET OUR TEAM.

Holly Beaumier Executive Director
Jade PerkinsTourism Development Manager
Ashley HopwoodMarketing Communications Manager
Betsy HannanGroup Sales Coordinator
Amanda WilliamsonEvent Listing
Neil HopwoodSocial Media

Visitor Information

Toll Free: (800) 325-9005
Phone: (843) 664-0330

Visitor Information Center
3290 W. Radio Drive
Florence Center Upper Level
Florence, SC 29501

Daily 9am – 5pm

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