Summerville Has Got It Going On
Summerville Dream. (Downtown Restoration, Enhancement and Management) is the non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historic identity, ensuring the economic vitality, and promoting a sense of community in the heart of Downtown Summerville. As a member of South Carolina Main Street and the National Main Street programs, Summerville Dream practices the Four Point Approach to ensure a complete revitalization effort in Historic Downtown Summerville area.
Summerville Dream was formed in 1992 during a difficult economic climate and has become the organization that helps to bring focus to Summerville and its Historic Downtown district. Summerville Dream organizes events and promotion efforts to bring tourists as well as local and regional residents into the downtown area. Voted in 2010 by the readership of the Summerville Journal- Scene as the Best Non-Profit organization and sponsor of the Best Free Entertainment venue (Third Thursdays) runner-up, Dream continues its efforts to foster a sense of community along with ensuring a vibrant economy in the heart of Downtown Summerville.
Annual Summerville Christmas Parade
The day of the parade has arrived! Come out, get your hot coffee at The Single Smile cafe, or hot chocolate and sweet treats at The Hummingbird Bakery. Then enjoy the parade!
A map of the parade route is available here.
For a map of Historic Downtown Summerville please click here.
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.
Summerville Dream Gift Certificates now Available!
Third Thursdays in 2013
Come and join us in Historic Downtown Summerville as our shops and restaurants will be open late and some will have special promotions.
Date: Every Third Thursday in 2013
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Place: Downtown Summerville - Both sides of Main Street/Hutchinson Square (by Guerin's Pharmacy and Sweetwater Cafe), [Short] Central Avenue (by The Village Knittery and Marigold's), West and East Doty Avenues (by Perfectly Franks and the Summerville Dorchester Museum) and West and East Richardson Avenues (by The Finishing Touch, Sarah's View and Community Christian Store).
We hope to see you there....Rain or Shine!! It's a great way to check out some of our downtown stores and merchants - and please remember to SHOP LOCAL!
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Because you love Summerville, please support Summerville Dream We are now offering Individual, Business and Corporate memberships! Read more about membership benefits. We thank you very much for your support!
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