Summer Sipping in Columbia SC

Sunday, June 26, 2022 12:00 AM by McClelland Schilling

Summertime in South Carolina means a fresh wave of seasonal ingredients flowing into Columbia SC kitchens and, perhaps more importantly, bars. Bartenders and brewers are getting creative with a sweet summer classics that are sure to impress. Cool down with these refreshing concoctions until the...

A Guide To Indoor Fun in Columbia SC

Thursday, June 23, 2022 11:00 AM by Camille Doloughty

With three rivers, a national park, Lake Murray, an abundance of neighborhood parks and walking/hiking trails galore, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun in Columbia SC. But some days, there aren't enough raincoats in the world to get you to hang outside (we see you, afternoon showers ☔️)... and we...
July 4th in Columbia SC brings all the patriotic fun and celebration to visitors and locals alike. Whether it's hot dogs, music, or lake days you seek, there are plenty of things to do in Columbia SC on this patriotic holiday. Make your plans today, because this holiday will be gone in the flash of...

Celebrate Juneteenth in Columbia SC

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 9:00 AM by Kelly Barbrey

As a city well known for its history and readiness to celebrate, we are looking forward to Juneteenth and the special day to commemorate and rejoice in the achievements of African Americans. What is Juneteenth? On June 19, 1865, the final enslaved people in the United States were finally freed. The...

Pride in Columbia SC

Friday, May 27, 2022 8:00 AM by Kelsey Carmichael

Outfest in June Outfest Columbia | June 4, 2022 Celebrate the official Pride month with Outfest Columbia! From 1 - 4 PM, Outfest aims to focus on the Columbia community, showcasing local talent, vendors, and businesses. Major bonus - RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14 winner, Willow Pill, will headline...

Your Summer Guide to Columbia SC

Friday, May 20, 2022 12:00 AM by McClelland Schilling

Warmer days are here, and we’ve got that school’s-out-for-the-summer feeling. When planning your getaway to heart of SC, make time for these must-dos for rollicking summer escape. Go With the Flow Whether you want to leisurely float on tube or rent a kayak for an adventurous afternoon on one of our...
May has been recognized by the U.S. as Asian American Pacific Islander Month since 1992. In 2022, the City of Columbia also proclaimed May to be Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This is a chance to celebrate the history of the AAPI people and honor the culture and community that they...