Author: Helen Dennis
Columbia SC is a city that loves a good show, from Broadway shows at Koger Center and Hootie filling Colonial Life Arena to intimate concerts at the White Mule. That’s why we were so excited to hear that Cola Concerts is bringing socially distanced concert options to the Columbia Speedway in Cayce....
If the sound of the Sandstorm hasn't graced your ears yet, it will soon. Yep football is back in Columbia SC, specifically Gamecock football. While the football games are the reason we all show up, there’s a lot more that goes into the football festivities around here. From the food and drink to...

Long Weekend Plans: Labor Day in Columbia SC

Saturday, August 14, 2021 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

What better way to end the summer than with a laid-back road trip? With plenty of outdoor activities, safe and clean hotels, and welcoming locals, Columbia SC is the perfect spot to spend your long Labor Day weekend. So load up the car for a change of scenery and get ready to make memories in the...

Celebrate Juneteenth in Columbia SC

Friday, June 11, 2021 9:00 AM by Helen Dennis

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...

4 Reasons to Visit Columbia SC this Spring

Monday, April 5, 2021 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

With Winter squarely in our rear-view, we are ready to welcome springtime to Columbia SC. Bold Blooms Our city comes alive with beautiful blooms at the first hint of spring. From the cherry blossoms to pear trees, a walk through the State House Grounds is a perfect fusion of history and nature....
History The inaugural bridge dinner was in October of 2015 and was the first public event able to be held after the Great Flood. It was the first date in which first responders were able to assist with a public event, and they were honored guests that evening in what turned out to be a much-needed...