Summerville Trolley ToursRed White and Blue on the Green ~ a favorite annual event for kids of all ages!Homegrown Brewhouse~ one of several delicious drink establishments in downtown Summerville!Visit Azalea Park ~ Beautiful year round.Birthplace of Sweet Tea ~ Summerville 1847Many beautiful historic churches can be seen throughout the town of Summerville.Red White and Blue on the Green ~ a favorite annual event for kids of all ages!Third Thursdays in downtown Summerville ~ Make it a family tradition!The Timrod Library is the oldest subscription library in the state of South Carolina.Shop, Dine, Play, Stay ~ Downtown Summerville!

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four green fields handmade pottery gourmet food local art silver pail pottery handmade baskets beach gifts pawleys island hammocks
Azalea Magazine
Lowcountry olive oil balsamic oil imported infused extra virgin olive oil italian balsamic vinegar
The Fininshing Touch a Summerville DREAM community partner custom framing, antiques, shopping, refurbishing
Guerin's Pharmacy a proud community partner of Summerville DREAM and a stop on the Summerville Trolley Tours
eye care center eye exams prescription eyeglasses contacts
Costco Wholesale a Summerville DREAM community partner
Hospice Care of South Carolina, LLC  a Summerville DREAM community partner
Flower the Town partner Bombadils
Berlin G Myers Lumber Corp. a Summerville DREAM community partner
East Winds pandora hobo international baggallini  wind chimes Signature jewelry handmade pottery
Mod Beaute Studio a Summerville DREAM community partner
eclectic chef catering event planning personal chef gourmet men catering menu
art central art gallery paintings prints photography jewelry pottery sweet grass baskets
Francis Beidler Forest Center Downtown Summerville SC BIRDS Project
Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine a Summerville DREAM community partner
Chucktown Ice a Summerville DREAM community partner
Donovan's Custom Framing a Summerville DREAM community partner
Italy - Passion for Food - Summerville
Summerville Civic Ballet
Allcare Living Services, Inc. a Summerville DREAM community partner
first citizens bank free banking business banking commercial banking financial services mortgage  investment banking services trust services credit card
Bubbies Bakery of Summerville a Summerville DREAM community partner
FancyK9s  a Summerville DREAM community partner
Bottles 'n Brushes a Summerville DREAM community partner
Simple to Sublime a historic downtown Summerville SC Summerville DREAM Community Partner
Grosso Orthodontics a Summerville DREAM community partner
james family chiropractic non-invasive non-surgical most advanced neck pain back pain wellness nutrition
Savvy Rose a Summerville DREAM Community Partner
Friends of the Summerville Library a Historic Downtown Summerville DREAM community Partner nonprofit
Pinelands Group Home Summerville group home Giving tree teens DSS
Carolina One Real Estate a Summerville DREAM community partner Historic Downtown Summerville
DA Architecht a Summerville DREAM community partner
YMCA Summerville Family gym, child care, 3 facilities to serve you
N2 a Summerville DREAM community partner
bice barefoot books childrens books
Rolly Pollies a Summerville DREAM Community Partner
Jamie Lopez CPA
Dorchester Seniors, Inc. a Summerville DREAM community partner
Printing associates local print shop local owned printing commercial print shop
Summerville Chamber of Commerce
gingersnaps baby childrens boutique clothing apparel books toys
Grace Christian Fellowship Church Rolling Middle School of the Arts 218 S. Main Street
kool katz italian ice party
Big Blue Gorilla Power Washing a Summerville DREAM community partner
InTown.com a community sponsor of Summerville DREAM
Charleston's Finest City Guide a Summerville DREAM community partner
Dorchester Habitat for Humanity a Summerville DREAM community partner
Summerville Dorchester museum
sinbad sadie second chance rescue Historic Downtown Summerville DREAM community partner
East Shore Athletic Clubs a Summerville DREAM community partner
Mr. Sign digital printing vehicle wraps signs
Workout Anytime personal trainer Summerville Health Club 24 hour
Miler Properties a historic downtown Summerville SC Real Estate Company
Charleston Bagel Company a Summerville DREAM community partner
Dorchester Two Educational Foundation a Summerville DREAM community partner
People Places and Quilts a Summerville DREAM community partner
crossfit excerise gym classes coaches crossfitters
Eyecare Eyewear of Summerville a Summerville DREAM community partner
Bakers Pond of Summerville on Cedar Street a Summerville DREAM community partner
Off the Wall Art Gallery picture frames framing local artisan handmade Conservation Grade Glass
evas restaurant eva's comfort food southern cooking
edward jones financial advisor investing investment retirement planning
berkshire Hathaway Home Services Southern Coast RE

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About Summerville DREAM

Celebrating our 23rd Year in Downtown Summerville! 

Affiliated with Main Street South Carolina and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Main Street Center, Summerville DREAM promotes community pride and involvement through event coordination, business education and advocacy, support for aesthetic improvements, fostering tourism, and marketing historic downtown Summerville to residents and guests.

In 1991, the historic downtown of Summerville, SC, like many small towns across the country, was facing hard times; 40% of the buildings were vacant. Lifelong residents Rick Sutton and Cada McCoy rolled up their sleeves and did something about it. They drew together several hundred people and spent a year meeting, talking, exploring, and researching. The result was the formation of DREAM, the non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of the downtown area. Since 1992, DREAM has helped to bring focus and support to Summerville and its historic downtown district.

Operating Budget

Summerville DREAM is nonprofit organization supported by charitable donations from individuals, families, businesses, and organizations, and grants and donations from the Town of Summerville. The work our volunteers do on behalf of the historic downtown and surrounding Summerville area businesses.

Benefits and Services

Summerville DREAM offers a variety of benefits and services to all businesses and property owners located in historic downtown Summerville. By joining Summerville DREAM, you both affirm your commitment to Summerville and benefit from community partner opportunities. For a complete list, see Community Partner Information.