Events

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...
Shake off those January winter blues because February is showing out with a packed schedule of festivals, special events, concerts, plays and exhibits that’ll keep you out and about all month long. Read on for our roundup below, then take a peek at our calendar of events for even more that’s going...

2020 Famously Hot New Year

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

2019 has been pretty good to Columbia SC, but in this city we are always looking forward to what's next. Welcoming the year 2020 is no exception, and here to help ring in the New Year is the Famously Hot New Year's Eve Celebration. Salt-n-Pepa Since 2011, Famously Hot New Year's Eve has been...

Happy Holidays to You in Columbia SC

Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 AM by Dayna Cantelmi

Get ready to gather, give thanks, spread joy, be merry and everything in between, because the most wonderful time of the year is *officially* here. We have the rundown on all the holiday cheer you can get your hands on between now and New Year’s Eve. So take a look, plan ahead and prepare to get...