Category - The New Holiday Hot Spot

Discover the New Year on South Carolina's Main Street with the largest free NYE party in the state. Ring in 2015 at the footsteps of the picturesque South Carolina State Capitol from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. as 26,000 of your closest friends countdown to midnight during the largest New Year's fireworks

Eat, drink and be merry! From our family to yours, here are a few scrumptious recipes created by some of Columbia, SC's premier restaurants and chefs. Whether you're a host or a guest this season, these tasty dishes are the perfect present for your famished family and friends.

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Top Holiday Events in Columbia, SC for 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:15 PM by Alli Finkelston

The most wonderful time of the year is here! Start hanging your stockings by the chimney with care because Kris Kringle is coming to Columbia, SC. Stock up on candy canes and check out these festive highlights from Thanksgiving to New Years in The New Holiday Hot Spot.

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The BOO! Southern Hot Spot

Monday, October 20, 2014 2:30 PM by Alli Finkelston

Beware, ghastly ghouls are lurking around every corner of Columbia, SC this October. Enjoy the crisp weather while sipping apple cider and carving the perfect Jack O' Lantern. The BOO! Southern Hot Spot is filled with hair-raising Halloween attractions like trick-or-treating events, fall foliage

Best Holiday Lights in Columbia, SC

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 6:55 PM by Dayna Cantelmi

The yuletide season is upon us and the Columbia region has been transformed into a winter wonderland thanks to the gorgeous holiday light displays twinkling throughout the area. Add some sparkle to your holidays by visiting one of these top Christmas light displays in The New Holiday Hot Spot:
Looking for things to do for the long Memorial Day weekend? With live music and theater performances abounding, and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, you won't fall short of entertainment and things to do in Columbia, SC.

Here's our hot list of events, then a snapshot of what else is happening
I've always heard that in order for the next 365 days to go well, you have to eat well on New Year's Day. Black-eyed peas, collards and cornbread are staples for a New Year's Day meal in the South.

Tradition has it that black-eyed peas will bring you prosperity, collard greens will bring you money