Love is in the air every where you look around…downtown!

Casey Partner, Promotion

Valentines: romance, champagne, flowers, chocolates, jewelry, fireworks exploding, cupid’s arrows being released, and sweet nothings whispered in each other’s ears.

Feeling uninspired? No worries, Main Street Hartsville has put together a short video reminder of some of your favorite places to shop, dine, and find that one-of-a-kind Valentine surprise. Check out special prices on last-minute treats, too!

Bizzell’s Food & Spirits

137 East Carolina Avenue
Monday – Friday, 11a-2p and 5a-9p, Saturday 5-10p
Couples Valentines Day Candlight Dinner specials for 2! Just $75

blush: A Merle Norman Studio

115 North Fifth Street
Tuesday – Friday 10-5:30 and Saturday 10-3
Enter our Most Kissable Lips contest! Kiss our in-store canvas and be entered to win a $200 gift basket!

Brandi’s On College

108 East College Avenue
Monday – Friday 11-6 and Saturday 11-5
Get a $20 gift card, a pair of earrings and a candle for just $50! And 15% off anything red or pink!

Burry Bookstore

130 West Carolina Avenue
Monday – Friday 10-6 and Saturday
10-3 10% off new titles, journals and coloring books, plus Valentine cards are 50% off!

COAST On Carolina

124 East Carolina Avenue
Monday – Friday 11-6 and Saturday 11-3
Check out our fun, funky socks as a unique gift!

Crema Coffee Bar

136 West Carolina Avenue
Monday – Thursday 7:00a – 8:00p Friday 7a-10p and Saturday 7a-8p
SuperNatural will also be doing a gift box set of a soap, two bath bombs, and a sugar scrub. A $25 set for $20.

De Baz

108 East Carolina Avenue
Tuesday – Friday 11-6 and Saturday 10-4
15% off clothing and jewelry (excluding clearance)!

De’Vane’s Fashions

112 West Carolina Avenue
Tuesday – Friday 10a-5p and Saturday 10a-2p
10% off designer men’s and ladies’ fashions

Mahala Reese Boutique

113 North Fifth Street
Monday – Friday 11-6 and Saturday 10-4
Our gift cards always make a great gift! And check out our ale racks!

Retrofit sip-n-seat

152 Mantissa Row
Tuesday – Friday 3-11pm and Saturday 11am-11pm
One Free Valentine’s Day champagne for ladies and one free beer for guys! Also celebrating SAD: Singles Awareness Day!

Sam Kendall’s

134 East Carolina Avenue
Monday – Thursday 11:30a -10p and Friday – Saturday 11:30a – 11p
Valentine’s Day specials include Filet and Lobster dinner for 2 with Pomegranate cheesecake.


211 North Fifth Street
Tuesday – Friday 11-6 and Saturday 11-3
10% off everything, plus Grand Prize Give-Away! Don’t miss our Gypsy Wonder Box of surprises for just $30!

The Grooming Lounge “A Vintage Barbershop”

114 West Carolina Avenue
Tuesday – Thursday 7a – 4p, Friday 7a-6p and Saturday 8a-5p
Indulge in a Full-Treatment Gift Certificate for men that includes shampoo, cut, hot towel straight razor shave and a facial!

Wild Child Boutique

120 North Fifth Street
Wed 11a-3p, Thursday – Friday 10a-6p, and Saturday 10a-5p
Spin to win on our prizes and discounts Valentine’s wheel!

Second Wind Furniture Shoppe Holds Ribbon Cutting

Casey News, Partner

Downtown Hartsville welcomed it’s newest business, Second Wind Furniture Shoppe, on January 16, 2018.

The new store, which sells refinished antique and vintage furniture along with other home accessories, is location at 153 W Carolina Ave.

Follow Second Wind Furniture Shoppe on Facebook to see the latest pieces as they come in.

Owner Cybil cuts the ribbon to open Second Wind Furniture Shoppe in Downtown Hartsville, SC.

Owner Cybil cuts the ribbon to open Second Wind Furniture Shoppe in Downtown Hartsville, SC.

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through downtown…

Casey News, Partner

Introducing your fa-la-la-la-local downtown Holiday Gift Guide! If you are still looking for great gift-giving ideas, shop no further than downtown Hartsville for one-of-a-kind gifts from the Harts.

(Look for links within each description, to take you to websites with even more great ideas!)


Jewelry, shoes, and boutique fashion from Mahala Reese.

Looking for a bubbly bauble or a gift for the sophisticated lady in your life who loves luxury, and deserves the best? Hartsville’s premier fashion boutique, Mahala Reese, offers upscale brands and timeless fashions, dresses, shoes and accessories.


Fun Christmas decorations and gifts from Minnie's.

Find perfect presents, from holiday-inspired gifts and decor, to Lilly gifts, Spartina & Hobo  International bags, luggage, lamps, jewelry, women’s fashions, barware, fine wooden wares, china and crystal. Minnie’s Giftique always has your list wrapped up!


Find sweet treats and fresh coffee at the Midnight Rooster.

If gourmet gifts are part of your “Nice” list, come smell the freshly ground, globally sourced coffee beans, and order a selection of sublime fine foods, including confectionary delights, charcuterie trays, tasty salads, sandwiches, tapas plates and soups crafted from fresh, local ingredients. Then stay and savor a special glass of wine, a crafted coffee treat or a hand-infused vodka for yourself at The Midnight Rooster.


Whether its a family meal, a special night out, or drinks with friends, Sam Kendall's offers something for everyone.

Whether it’s a family get-together, a special night out, or drinks with friends, see why Sam Kendall’s lives up to its “Serious Food. Cool Bar” mantra. Each dish is expertly prepared using the finest ingredients. From steaks to seafood, they offer something to satisfy every palette.  Thirsty for more? Their sophisticated and extensive wine list, rotating selection of draught and bottle beers, and signature cocktails never disappoint.


Treat bestie (or yourself) to some "me time" at blush: A Merle Normal Studio.

Treat bestie (or yourself) to some premium, pampering, “me time” at blush: A Merle Norman Studio, where you’ll also find fashions and shoes on-trend, plus Merle Norman makeup to put your best face forward.


Nothing says "Hartsville" like a gift from Hartsville's visitor's center, The Key!

Nothing says “Hartsville” like a gift from Hartsville’s Visitors Center, The Key! Here you’ll find locally grown, local favorites like Gillespie’s Peanuts, and logo-wear from Hartsville High School, The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics and Coker College!


Find a gift with personality at Seersucker Gypsy.

Support the makers and the merry makers this holiday season! For the truly, unique, one-of-a-kind gift, try a handmade, hand-crafted gift from over 30 local artisans, entrepreneurs and retailers, including a wide selection of jewelry, home accessories, essential oils, photography, furniture, fine art, antique collectibles, apparel, sculptures and other local products. Seersuckergypy’s vibe is eclectic, southern, vintage, recycled and refurbished treasures. Ask about their Gypsy Box subscription service!


Find the perfect gift for your favorite #Brandiva at Brandi's on College!

Find the perfect gift for your favorite  fashionista at Brandi’s on College! Their laid back atmosphere and cool, retro, funky fashions let you rediscover your inner #Brandiva. Shop for unique, Instagram-worthy #outfitgoals for you and your friends.


Clothes, gifts, and new jewelry from Sheila Fajl at Raised Down South

Your source for warm, trendy, young adult clothing, shoes, and everything-Sheila Fajl at Raised Down South. Every woman needs several sets of “Sheilas,” in every metallic tone and hoop size.


Children's shoes and fashion from our newest downtown boutique, Tommi Mack.

Dressing Hartsville’s littlest dudes and divas, from bow-to-toe!  A “tiny” sized boutique with UGGs and TOMS children’s shoes and smart fashion from our newest downtown boutique, Tommi Mack.


De baz features items from 25 countries around the world. All of their items are ethically sourced and fair-trade, so you can feel like a “World Changer” with every internationally inspired gift. Purchase with a purpose, and make global missions part of your 2018 mission statement.


Shopping is hard, but caffeine makes it easier, so Crema Coffee Bar is singing “Fa La La La Latte” this season. Stop by for a toasty beverage, gift card, or bag of Counter Culture’s delicious seasonal roast, “Iridescent,” while sidewalk strolling, window peeping, or perusing Burry Bookstore’s best sellers and local authors, or their incredible Melissa and Doug toy selection.


Remember, Santa shops local and so should you! If you forget to support your downtown, you risk being on the “Naughty List,” and receiving locally sourced coal, so get up, and get downtown! Shop your Harts out this holiday season!

Welcoming Tommi Mack to your Downtown!

Casey News, Partner

The Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of Tommi Mack was held December 7th.

Located at 207 North Fifth Street, our newest little neighbor to downtown, Tommi Mack, is a boutique offering only the best children’s fashions, accessories and shoes!

Pictured L-R: Chelsea Atkinson, Jamie Kelly and Bebe Chapman


Parson James – An Intimate Performance

Casey Event, Partner

Parson James will be performing at Retrofit sip-n-seat this Thursday, December 14 at 8pm. He will also be offering a special meet and greet session at 7pm. You won’t want to miss this exclusive performance! Door cover charge $10. Let’s show this native a real Southern welcome and pack the house 😍💕!

Follow the event on Facebook and check out the lyric video for his new single “Only You” below.


Extended Shopping and Free Carraige Rides Every Thursday though Dec 21

Downtown Thursdays offers extended shopping hours and free carriage rides

Casey Event, News, Promotion

Join us downtown for horse-drawn carriage rides and extended holiday shopping hours every Thursday through December 21 from 6-8 PM!

The carriage will pick-up and drop-off in the Entertainment District on East College Avenue downtown. Tickets for carriage rides are $10 for adults and $5 for children twelves years of age and under.

Visit for full details about all of this year’s holiday activities.

Extended Shopping and Free Carraige Rides Every Thursday though Dec 21

Downtown Holiday Open House 2017 Event Map

Casey Event, News

Lookie lookie Christmas cookie! Start planning your route for Thursday night! #hartsvillefortheholidays #experiencehartsville #showsomelocallove!

We’ve got a nifty map for you to use while you explore and shop in Hartsville at the Downtown Holiday Open House on Thursday. Click the button below to open an interactive Google Map of the event that shows all of the activities and shopping specials that are going on downtown.

Open Interactive Map

If a PDF is more your style, we’ve got that, too! Click the thumbnail below for a PDF version that’s great for your pocket or the bulletin board at work!

Downtown Holiday Open House 2017 PDF Map

Downtown Holiday Open House 2017 PDF Map

Download PDF Map



Downtown Holiday Open House 2017

Casey Event, News

Join us in downtown Hartsville to kick-off the Hartsville for the Holidays season at the Downtown Holiday Open House & Centennial Tree Lighting! Our city will come alive with holiday cheer on Thursday, November 16th from 6-9 pm at this celebratory event hosted by the City of Hartsville in partnership with Main Street Hartsville.

Start the holiday celebration off early in Centennial Park with a holiday performance by the Hartsville High School Chorus beginning at 5:30 pm. At 6:00 pm, gather with your friends and family and join our community at the annual lighting of the Centennial Christmas Tree.

Indulge in extended shopping hours and holiday specials at Main Street Hartsville businesses during Downtown Holiday Open House. Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies while whispering your holiday wishlist to Santa Claus inside City Hall. Horse-drawn carriage rides and a chance of real snow make this magical holiday tradition one that you won’t want to miss. We look forward to kicking off the holidays with you!

Camden Carriage Company will pick up riders for carriage rides on East College Avenue and stroll them through downtown. Santa Claus will be waiting inside City Hall (100 E Carolina Ave) for photos from 6:30-9 pm. The Simply Christmas Exhibit at the Hartsville Museum (222 N 5th St) will also be open for a special look at holiday traditions from past to present and offers a peek inside Santa’s Workshop.

Click the button below to open the interactive online map of all the events at Downtown Holiday Open House.

Open Interactive Event Map 

A scheduled of all of this year’s holiday events is below. Visit for full details.

Go to Hartsville For The Holidays

Hartsville for the Holidays Events Schedule

  • Downtown Holiday Open House & Centennial Tree Lighting: Thursday, November 16th, 6:00- 9:00 PM, Downtown Hartsville, 843.917.0602
  • Hartsville Museum’s Simply Christmas Exhibit: Thursday, November 16th – Friday, January 19th, Hartsville Museum, 843.383.3005
  • Shop Small Saturday: Saturday, November 25th, Downtown Hartsville, 843.332.6401
  • Christmas on Carolina: November 30th, December 7th, 14th & 21st, 6:00- 8:00 PM, Downtown Hartsville, 843.917.0602; Extended Holiday Shopping Hours
  • Black Creek Arts’ Festival of Trees: Friday, December 1st- Sunday, December 3rd, Black Creek Arts Council, 843.332.6234
  • 2017 Hartsville Christmas Parade: Saturday, December 9th, 10:30 AM, 5th Street & Carolina Avenue, 843.917.0602
  • Hartsville Farmers Market: Saturday, December 9th, 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM, East Carolina Avenue, 843.383.3015 x 1003
  • Pictures with Santa at the Simply Christmas Exhibit: Saturday, December 9th, 1:30- 3:30 PM, Hartsville Museum, 843.383.3005; please bring your own camera for Pictures with Santa
  • The Nutcracker Ballet presented by Columbia City Ballet: Friday, December 15th, 7:30 PM, Center Theater, 843.332.5721

HFM 2017 Chili Cook Off: Does your chili have what it takes to win?

Casey Event, News

The Hartsville Farmers Market Cook-Off is an event sponsored by Main Street Hartsville.  The Hartsville Farmers Market Cook-Off features local restaurant and amateur chefs showcasing their culinary talents and competing against each other for the title of “Best Chili”. All proceeds are used to produce and promote the Cook-Off.

To participate, a completed application and paid $25 entrance fee are due by Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.

Details about the event, rules, regulations, and an application are available here.

Sign me up!

Sign up for the Treats on the Streets Scarecrow Contest

Casey Event, News, Promotion

Main Street Hartsville is hosting a Downtown Scarecrow Contest to go along with this year’s Treats on the Streets. Participation is free, but we are also offering wooden scarecrow frames for $20 to help get you going. Materials to help dress your scarecrow will be available from Habitat for Humanity.

The scarecrows will be judged and prizes awarded during Treats on the Streets on the evening on October 26.

Register to participate online at this page. If you’d like to purchase a frame, you can do so while you register and pay online all at the same time!

I want to register!