Events

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...

Memorial Day in Columbia SC

Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:00 AM by Kelsey Carmichael

Memorial Day Weekend on Lake Murray Spend the holiday experiencing one of Columbia SC’s many waterways by boat, kayak or along walking trails. Lake Murray's calm water is just right for a smooth cruise on a pontoon boat with your squad with coolers and snacks in tow. Every weekend, hundreds of...

Mother’s Day Her Way in Columbia SC

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:00 AM by Copeland Ellen

On May 8 th , we set aside a day to honor the ones we could not live without - our moms. There is no one quite like her. She is caring, understanding and patient. Whether your mom is a faithful foodie, a shopaholic, or an adventure seeker, Columbia SC is the place to celebrate and leave every mom...

Stay and Play in Columbia SC for Masters Week

Monday, February 21, 2022 12:00 AM by Kelly Barbrey

At roughly an hour’s drive from Augusta National Golf Club and with plenty of quality hotels and a variety of restaurants and nightlife, Columbia SC is a natural fit to be your home base when attending The Masters. A little know-how is all it takes to maximize your planning to make Masters Week a...

Black History in Columbia SC

Monday, February 21, 2022 12:00 AM by Charlene Slaughter

African American history and culture permeates throughout the Columbia region. From storied histories to the food scene, art and music, there are many ways to celebrate Black History Month in the heart of South Carolina. Here are a few suggestions. History From the Reconstruction Era to Civil...