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Directions and Parking

The FMU Performing Arts Center is located in the heart of the Florence Downtown Arts and Cultural District.  The PAC can be easily reached from Interstates I20 or I95.

Address:
201 South Dargan Street
Florence, SC  29506

From I20 West:
I20 East becomes I20 Business East/David H. McLeod Blvd.
Take David H. McLeod Blvd. until it dead ends - turn left onto Palmetto Street/Hwy 76 East
Drive 2.5 miles - cross Warley Street, McQueen Street, and Coit Street
Turn left onto Irby Street - drive one block and turn right onto Cheves Street
PAC  and patron drop off area is on your right and the City of Florence parking lot is on your left

From I95 North:
Take Exit 164 - at the end of the ramp, turn left onto Lucas Street/Hwy 52 South
Turn right onto Irby Street; cross Darlington Street, railroad tracks, Baroody Street, and Evans Street
Turn left onto Cheves Street - PAC and patron drop off area is on your right and City of Florence parking lot is on your left

From I95 South:
Take Exit 160A for I20 East toward Florence
Merge onto I20 Business East/David H. McLeod Blvd.
Take David H. McLeod Blvd. until it dead ends - turn left onto Palmetto Street/Hwy 76 East
Drive 2.5 miles - cross Warley Street, McQueen Street, and Coit Street
Turn left onto Irby Street - drive one block and turn right onto Cheves Street
PAC  and patron drop off area is on your right and the City of Florence parking lot is on your left

Parking:
Wheelchair accessible parking for the FMU Performing Arts Center is located on site on the Cheves Street side of the facility.  The University has arranged for parking with the following community partners:

  • City of Florence parking lot located on Cheves Street north of the Center
    As of June 2015, the City of Florence parking lot will be closed for the construction of a parking garage and downtown apartments; completion of these projects are expected in Late Spring/ Summer of 2016
  • DHEC and the Pee Dee Mental Health Center on Cheves Street
  • St. John's Episcopal Church and Poynor Adult Education Center on Dargan Street
  • First Citizen's Bank and Central United Methodist Church on Irby Street

Please use these designated lots when parking at Center events and refer to the map below for more details.

Map of FMU Performing Arts Center and the surrounding area:


Parking Map As of 2.18.2015