Third Thursdays

5:30p-8:30p (unless otherwise listed)

EVERY Third Thursday of the Month

Hutchinson Square, W. Richardson & Short Central

2023 Third Thursday Dates

Vendor registration opens the FRIDAY after Third Thursday on a first come bases.

  1. January 18, 2024 – Winter Carnival
  2. February 15,2024 – Mardi Gras
  3. March 21,2024 – Youth Art Month
  4. April 18, 2024 – Flower the Town
  5. May 16, 2024 – Take the Challenge 
  6. June 20, 2024 – Parks and Recreation
  7. July 18, 2024 – Christmas in July 
  8. August 15, 2024 – Schools back
  9. September 19, 2024 – The Sweetest Third Thursday Ever 
  10. October 17, 2024 – Monster Mash 
  11. November 21, 2024 – Native Heritage Month 
  12. December 19, 2024 – Small Town Christmas 

All dates and times are subject to change 


5:30PM-8:30PM | Rain or Shine

On the third Thursday of each month Historic Downtown Summerville transforms into a special marketplace featuring local entertainment, craft vendors and artisans, to complement the extended hours of our eclectic shops, boutiques and restaurants.


Third Thursday traffic is rerouted 4:00pm until 9:00pm. from the following streets ; Little Main Street, W Richardson to Central (closed for traffic). 

There is plenty of FREE parking throughout the downtown including the town garage located behind Town Hall. 

So, you want to be a vendor 

Vendor opportunities are provided to DREAM Community Partners.  Community Partner membership helps to provide resources for expanded marketing, business development and general operations.  The annual fee is assigned to your anniversary date and is valid for 12 months.  

Once you are a Community Partner you may register for DREAM events such as, but not limited to, Third Thursday, Sweet Tea Festival, Summerville Skates Market, Christmas Parade Market, etc. All DREAM events have assigned vendor fee and set of rules/regulations. 

Vendors are selected based on uniqueness, past participation and facility footprint. Each event has an assigned vendor fee and rules and regulations.

Vendor Process:

  1. Must be a up to date Community Partner
  2. Register for the event. All events are listed on the calendar page
  3. Registration must be completed in detail as incomplete registrations will not be considered
  4. Payment must be made by deadline date or registration will be removed.
  5. Vendors will receive a “thank you for registering” email and invoice.
  6. Prior to the event (typically the week before) our Events Manager will contact you via email with all event highlight information i.e. set-up time, vendor location, regulations, etc.

To register as a Community Partner  

Check out our Facebook page for more information


(843) 821-7260


100 S. Main St suite "H" 
Summerville, SC 29483