Author: Helen Dennis

Columbia SC Holiday Gift Guide

Monday, November 22, 2021 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

A quick look around Columbia and it’s clear that holiday shopping is in full swing. With many gifts just a “Add to Cart” button away, we’re on the hunt for something unexpected to place under the tree. Fortunately our local ambassadors were ready with their local gift recommendations. Merrell One of...
Beyond the relief from heat, autumn brings all kinds of good times to Columbia SC. Keep reading to find out why fall in Columbia SC is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. 1. Foliage From a stroll around UofSC’s campus to a hike along the Congaree National Park boardwalk, there’s no shortage of...
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...