Five Points’ Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale is Back This Weekend

COLUMBIA, SC  August 12, 2021 – Five Points’ Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale is back this weekend starting Friday, August 13th through Monday, August 16th. Columbia’s largest sidewalk sale stretches over four days and features many retailers and restaurants.

“We chose this particular weekend to host our annual sale to coincide with UofSC’s Move-In Weekend happening on Sunday and Monday. The Five Points Association wants to show students and their families that there is so much more to our village than just the nightlife scene. We have so many unique boutiques and amazing restaurants for students to visit throughout the school year that are affordable for their budget,” says Katy Renfroe, association manager, of the Five Points Association.

Get some great deals on summer items and try out new recipes from our restaurants made especially for the sale weekend. You might even see everyone’s favorite Gamecock hanging out on Saturday at Home Team BBQ. We’ll also have frozen treats available for purchase and live music throughout the village as well (stations and musicians listed below).

“Five Points’ Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale offers an opportunity to get some great pricing on end-of-summer fashions and décor from our merchants, so they can make room for the fall season offerings. With the weather in South Carolina, you’ll still have a couple months to get some good wear out of your purchases before it gets cooler in late October. Come to Five Points this weekend where you’ll always find things that you can’t get anywhere else,” states Renfroe.

Participating Merchants:

Loose Lucy's
•Extra 20% Off Clearance Items
• Live Music in Front of the Store

2G's Clothing Company
• Annual Warehouse Sale - Save Up to an Additional 70% Off
• Additional 50% Off All Jewelry, Shoes & Bedding

Carolina Barber Shop
• Open Friday Until 6pm
• Special Hours on Saturday from 9am-1pm
• FREE Hot Dogs on Saturday
• FREE Gifts
• Live Shaving Demos
• FREE Hot Towel Shave for Some Lucky Patrons
• Purchase a Retail Item & Get $2 Off Your Next Visit

Home Team BBQ
• Visit Cocky on Saturday, August 14th from 6pm-7pm
• Try Their Limited Time Dessert Special & Specialty Cocktail Created Just for This Weekend

Good for the Sole Shoes
• Take an Additional 10% Off Spring Clearance and New Fall Footwear
• Complimentary Flavored Sparkling Water
• Enter for a Chance to Win One of Two $50 Gift Cards

• 30% Off Select Items
• 15% Off New Arrivals

Crowntown Cannabis
(formerly Charlotte CBD Five Points)
• 20% Off for Any College Student During the Summer Sidewalk Sale
• Enter to Win a $100 Gift Card for Students That Make a Purchase (students only)

• 25% Off All Summer Items (Summer-Themed/Summer Use)

• Shop Select Summer Items Up to 75% Off While Having a Glass of Wine with Your Fav Shop Girls!

Sid & Nancy
• Beat the Heat with RC Cola's and Moon Pies While Shopping Select Summer Items Up to 75% Off!

Pawleys Front Porch
• Offering Deals on Their Famous Pawleys Punch, Pawleys Refreshing Slushies, Bloody Mary's, Mimosas and More!

• Tiered sale All Weekend - 10% Off One Item, 15% Off Two Items or 20% Off Three+ Items!

Coastal Carolina National Bank
• Get $50 When You Open a New "Simply Free Checking" Account - Students at UofSC Only

Frozen Treat Stations and Live Music:

Booze Pops
Cart at 724 Harden Street (former Horseshoe location)


• Friday, August 13th from 4pm-3am with live music from Branhan Lowther from 4pm-6pm

• Saturday, August 14th from 4pm-3am with live music from Noah Seibert from 4pm-6pm

Pelican’s SnoBalls

Cart at 749 Saluda Avenue (main fountain)


• Saturday, August 14th from 11am-4pm with live music from Allison Skipper from 12pm-2pm

• Sunday, August 15th from 1pm-6pm with live music from The Water Kickers from 1pm-3pm

The Lick Pops

Truck at 926 Harden Street (former Rise Bake Shop location)


• Friday, August 13th from 4:30pm-6:30pm and live music from Richard Hurteau from 4:30pm-6:30pm

• Saturday, August 14th from 2pm-5pm with live music from Miss Martina from 2pm-4pm

Parking Information:

  • Meters are enforced in Five Points from 11am-7pm every day but Sunday.
  • City pay lot parking is available at:
    • 727 Saluda Avenue
      • Pay by Plate - Hourly $1.00 until 4:00pm
      • Monday-Wednesday After 4:00 pm – $5.00 flat rate
      • Thursday – Saturday After 4:00 pm – $7.00 flat rate
      • Accepted forms of payment: Cash, credit card, coupon and extended parking time by pay by phone option
      • If paying with bills, use exact change as the pay stations do not give change. Overpayments will not be refunded.
    • 812 Pavillion Avenue
      • Pay by Plate - Hourly: $1.00
      • Accepted forms of payment: Cash, credit card, coupon and extended parking time by pay by phone option
      • If paying with bills, use exact change as the pay stations do not give change. Overpayments will not be refunded.
    • 2221 Devine Street
      • Complimentary Parking
    • 2126 Devine Street
      • Visitor Parking:  Mon-Fri after 6pm, weekends

For more information on the Summer Sidewalk Sale, please visit or the event page on Facebook. You can also follow the event on Facebook @FivePointsSC, Twitter @FivePointsSC and Instagram @FivePointsSC.

About the Five Points Association
As an advocate for the district’s businesses, the Five Points Association strives to guide development and improvements that will enhance the vitality of Five Points. The FPA also works diligently to promote Five Points to Columbia and beyond while cultivating inclusivity internally as a neighborhood. Evident by over 100 years of history, viability and recognition as an iconic locale, the success of Five Points would not be possible without the reciprocating support between the neighboring businesses, support staff, partners and companionship of the City of Columbia and Richland County.

While fostering those relationships, supporting the businesses, and continuously showcasing Five Points and its treasures, the Five Points Association and its Board of Directors continue the beautification, collaboration and development efforts to empower growth, upholding the historic legacy of Columbia’s original village neighborhood. For over 100 years, Five Points has grown, evolved and been an icon in Columbia and beyond! For nearly forty years, the Five Points Association has led remarkable endeavors and continues the legacy of priceless accomplishments.

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