Events

Ways to Celebrates MLK Day in Columbia SC

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 12:00 AM by Charlene Slaughter

Columbia SC will celebrate the life of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through art, music, service and activism. Here are some 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...

SC Restaurant Week 2022 in Columbia SC

Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:00 AM by Kelly Barbrey

Mark your calendars for a delicious start to 2022 with South Carolina Restaurant Week January 13-23. Plenty of Columbia, SC restaurants are offering special menu items and discounted pricing. Here are a few to try: For Families: Kids eat free for lunch or dinner at six Lizards’ Thicket locations...

Guide to South Carolina Pride

Monday, September 13, 2021 12:00 AM by Kelsey Carmichael

This year, South Carolina Pride is celebrating 30 years, and celebrating big. The list of events leading up to the weekend has continued to grow, ranging from storytelling at Richland Library, to movie screenings at Nickelodeon Theatre, to Sunday Funday at Craft & Draft. The festival week itself...
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....

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...

Memorial Day in Columbia SC

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:00 AM by Charlene Slaughter

On the Water Spend the holiday experiencing one of Columbia SC’s many waterways by boat, kayak or along walking trails. Palmetto Outdoor Center is open for tube and kayak rentals. Float downstream for three miles, or see the rare Rocky Shoals Spider Lily on the Spider Lily Kayak tour. Explore the...