Shop, Dine, Play, Stay ~ Downtown Summerville!Many beautiful historic churches can be seen throughout the town of Summerville.Red White and Blue on the Green ~ food, beer garden, non motorized parade, and free kids games !Visit Azalea Park ~ Beautiful year round.Third Thursdays in downtown Summerville ~ Make it a family tradition!Red, White, and Blue on the Green Summerville's Annual Christmas ParadeSummerville Trolley ToursThe Timrod Library is the oldest subscription library in the state of South Carolina.Homegrown Brewhouse~ one of several delicious drink establishments in downtown Summerville!Summerville's Sweet Tea Festival

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Cruise One cruises cruise line, vacations, travel
four green fields handmade pottery gourmet food local art silver pail pottery handmade baskets beach gifts pawleys island hammocks
Just Eat This Catering Food Truck Community Partner Summerville DREAM
Dorchester Two Educational Foundation a Summerville DREAM community partner
Grace Christian Fellowship Church Rolling Middle School of the Arts 218 S. Main Street
DA Architecht a Summerville DREAM community partner
Friends of the Summerville Library a Historic Downtown Summerville DREAM community Partner nonprofit
Miler Properties a historic downtown Summerville SC Real Estate Company
Blackbeard longboard skateboards
Kaboom Food Truck
antiques collectibles art handmade
Bottles 'n Brushes a Summerville DREAM community partner
People Places and Quilts a Summerville DREAM community partner
Post and Courier Lowcountry News Charlseton News
Bubbies Bakery of Summerville a Summerville DREAM community partner
Printing associates local print shop local owned printing commercial print shop
Mod Beaute Studio a Summerville DREAM community partner
Lowcountry olive oil balsamic oil imported infused extra virgin olive oil italian balsamic vinegar
evas restaurant eva's comfort food southern cooking
Baker's Pond and Garden Homemade pies Pitmaster BBQ Catering
Savvy rose womens boutique
Charleston Bagel Company a Summerville DREAM community partner
kool katz italian ice party
Carrington Chase Lakes of Summerville real estate Summerville
InTown.com a community sponsor of Summerville DREAM
Mr. Sign digital printing vehicle wraps signs
Simple to Sublime a historic downtown Summerville SC Summerville DREAM Community Partner
Sushi 201 Summerville SC Hibachi Grill
Etc Everything Chic Summerville SC antiques, jewelery, home decor
sinbad sadie second chance rescue Historic Downtown Summerville DREAM community partner
Origami Owl jewelry personalized charms
Off the Wall Art Gallery picture frames framing local artisan handmade Conservation Grade Glass
Berlin G Myers Lumber Corp. a Summerville DREAM community partner
Marigolds summerville SC, antiques, home decor, jewelery, annie sloan chalk paint
Summerville Pediatric Dentistry childrens dentistry
Guerin's Pharmacy a proud community partner of Summerville DREAM and a stop on the Summerville Trolley Tours
Lex Melfi Sand Carving Artist
First National Bank of South Carolina a Summerville DREAM community partner
billiards pool playing billiards tournaments
FancyK9s  a Summerville DREAM community partner
Toast of Summerville
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Carolina One Real Estate a Summerville DREAM community partner Historic Downtown Summerville
Francis Beidler Forest Center Downtown Summerville SC BIRDS Project
bice barefoot books childrens books
Flamingo a Friend
edward jones financial advisor investing investment retirement planning
berkshire Hathaway Home Services Southern Coast RE
YMCA Summerville Family gym, child care, 3 facilities to serve you
Azalea Magazine Palmetto Magazine
N2 a Summerville DREAM community partner
Sculpture in the South sculpture in the park BIRDS sculptures
Dorchester Habitat for Humanity a Summerville DREAM community partner
Piazza home, home decor, interior design, design business, piazza interors
Summerville Chamber of Commerce
Advocare
knitting and crochet shop the village knittery summerville sc
first citizens bank free banking business banking commercial banking financial services mortgage  investment banking services trust services credit card
eclectic chef catering event planning personal chef gourmet men catering menu
wireless phone prepaid wireless service AT&T
Eyecare Eyewear of Summerville a Summerville DREAM community partner
Blossom shop Summerville, flowers service, flower delivery,
james family chiropractic non-invasive non-surgical most advanced neck pain back pain wellness nutrition

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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.