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ECONOMIC IMPACT

ECONOMIC IMPACT

– CELEBRATING FOR A CAUSE –

St. Pat’s in Five Points welcomes approximately 45,000 of a myriad of demographic attendees – children, families, college students and senior citizens – annually and has a $7+ million economic impact on the City of Columbia and Richland County. More than 35% of attendees traveled to Columbia for the festival and came from over 2,000 zip codes and over thirty countries.

The St. Pat’s in Five Points festival is a significant day for the Five Points village. Not only is it a day when many of our businesses have their best sales day of the year, it is also the chief revenue source for the Five Points Association (FPA). The net proceeds allow for the FPA’s existence, to be staffed adequately to carry out community projects and special events and to promote and market Five Points statewide. It also enables the FPA to continue beautification projects in the village such as:

CELEBRATING
FOR A CAUSE

St. Pat’s in Five Points welcomes approximately 45,000 of a myriad of demographic attendees – children, families, college students and senior citizens – annually and has a $7+ million economic impact on the City of Columbia and Richland County. More than 35% of attendees traveled to Columbia for the festival and came from over 2,000 zip codes and over thirty countries.

The St. Pat’s in Five Points festival is a significant day for the Five Points village. Not only is it a day when many of our businesses have their best sales day of the year, it is also the chief revenue source for the Five Points Association (FPA). The net proceeds allow for the FPA’s existence, to be staffed adequately to carry out community projects and special events and to promote and market Five Points statewide. It also enables the FPA to continue beautification projects in the village such as:

Main Fountain Plaza

1997

Additional Fountain at Blossom and Saluda

2007

Centennial Plaza at Santee and Blossom

2015

Harden Street Alleyway

2021

MURALS FROM LOCAL ARTISTS SUCH AS BLUE SKY, CHAD BRADY, ERBRIYON BARRETT, AND SHELBY LEBLANC

1989 & 2019, 2017, 2021, AND 2023

Beauti5 – A revitalization effort undertaken
in a capacity never before seen in South Carolina

2010

Permanent Interactive Art Installation Coming 2024

2010

Main Fountain Plaza

1997

Additional Fountain at Blossom and Saluda

2007

Centennial Plaza at Santee and Blossom

2015

Harden Street Alleyway

2021

Murals from local artists such as Blue Sky, Chad Brady, Erbriyon Barrett, and shelby leblanc

1989 & 2019, 2017, 2021, AND 2023

Beauti5 – A revitalization effort undertaken in a capacity never before seen in South Carolina

2010

35

THOUSAND

Spirited Attendees
From Kids to Senior Citizens

30+

COUNTRIES

Attend Each Year

$12+

MILLION

Economic Impact on the City of Columbia & Richland County

$1+

MILLION

To Midlands Charities

35

THOUSAND

Spirited Attendees
from Kids to Senior Citizens

30+

COUNTRIES

Attend Each Year

$12+

MILLION

Economic Impact on the City of Columbia & Richland County

$1

MILLION

To Midlands Charities

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