Events

Columbia SC will celebrate the life of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through art, charity, service and activism. Here are five ways to commemorate the legacy of Dr. King. King Day at the Dome The annual event, usually held at the South Carolina State House, will move to a virtual...

Season's Greetings! Sincerely, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:00 PM by Dayna Cantelmi

If ever we’ve needed a hearty dose of holiday cheer, it’s 2020. And though the calendar of events is looking a little less jolly than in years past, some signature annual events have pivoted their plans and new events have surfaced to get you in the spirit of the season as safely as possible....

Are You Ready to Rock?

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:00 AM by Helen Dennis

One of the many things we’ve missed thanks to Covid-19, and there are many (we could really go for a group hug right about now), is live music. 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...

2020 SC State Fair: Drive-Thru Details

Monday, October 12, 2020 12:00 AM by Charlene Slaughter

The South Carolina State Fair is happening, and we want you to be prepared! While it won’t exactly be the traditional fair experience, there is still plenty to enjoy. So hop in your car and take on the fair like never before! Here’s your guide to this year’s drive-thru version. Fair Favs The fair...
The 4 th of July is right around the corner, so grab your best red, white and blue duds and read up on how you can celebrate America’s independence in the real Southern hot spot! Light Up the Sky You can’t have 4th of July without fireworks, and after 32 years, you can bet the July 4th Fireworks Show...

Memorial Day 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:00 AM by Charlene Slaughter

Memorial Day Weekend in Columbia SC may look a little different this year, but there are several ways to celebrate while social distancing. Here are some fun ways to spend the first unofficial holiday of the summer season. On the Water Spend the holiday experiencing one of Columbia SC’s many...

5 New Ways to Enjoy Soda City Suds Week

Monday, March 9, 2020 12:00 AM by Guest Blogger

Guest blogger and Soda City Suds Week board member, Whitney McCormac shares what is new at the 2020 celebration of locally brewed beer. Think you’ve done Soda City Suds Week before? Think again! The week-long festival returns for its sixth year, but the lineup is anything but repetitive. Here are...

Hoop Hacks: A Perfect Day with Gamecock Basketball

Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:00 AM by Guest Blogger

By Beth Eiser, probably the biggest Gamecock Men’s Basketball fan you know. She’s not hard to spot in her Thornwell or Silva jersey, screaming louder than Frank Martin at every home game. Columbia, SC is a basketball town. Surprised to hear this? You shouldn’t be. Under the Frank Martin & Dawn...