Visiting Us

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Planning Your Visit

  • How can I purchase tickets?
    There are three ways to purchase tickets: here on the website, by calling 843-661-4444, or in person at our ticket office located at 201 South Dargan Street, Florence, SC. The ticket office is open M-F from 12:00pm – 5:00pm, and 90 minutes prior to any performance.
  • Are there fees for purchasing tickets?
    All sales have a $3 facility fee per ticket that goes towards FMU scholarships and for facility ticketing expenses. Any tickets that are mailed require $1.50 per ticket, and any online purchases have a $3.50 per ticket processing fee.
  • Where do I park?
    We suggest that you park in the City Parking Complex across Cheves Street, accessible from Irby Street and Dargan Street (Parking Map). And it’s free! Other parking may be available at nearby locations on certain days, and on the street in front of the building.
  • Where is accessible parking?
    Accessible parking is available on the Cheves Street side of the Performing Arts Center (see map).
  • Is there accessible seating?
    Absolutely. Simply contact our ticket office with your needs and concerns, and we will be happy to assist.
  • What about assisted listening devices? I sometimes have difficulty hearing the performance.
    Once you arrive at the PAC, you can check out a device at our Coat Check. Please ask any usher for assistance.
  • Can children attend performances?
    We think it is important for all young people to be exposed to the performing arts and other similar events, especially those that are intended for children and families. But because small children often have needs that live entertainment cannot fulfill, and to make sure all of our patrons enjoy our shows, we do strongly recommend that children 5 years or younger not attend most FMU Performing Arts Center performances.

Getting Here


201 S. Dargan St, Florence, SC 29506

  • From I-20 West:
    I-20 East becomes I-20 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 garage is on your left
  • From I-95 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 garage is on your left
  • From I-95 South:
    Take Exit 160A for I-20 East toward Florence
    Merge onto I-20 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 garage is on your left
  • Parking:
    Primary parking is available at the Emerson Apartment/City Parking Complex. Accessible parking is located on the West Cheves side of the PAC. Spaces are marked with a . Additional parking along Dargan Street and at neighboring businesses. View the parking map for more information:
    PAC Parking Map

Facility Tours

For groups of 10 or more, free-guided tours of the FMU Performing Arts Center are available by reservation only. These tours provide a behind the scenes glimpse of our venues, including access to dressing rooms and backstage. To arrange a tour, please email fmupac@fmarion.edu with the subject line “Tour Request,” or call 843-661-1720.