There's arguably no better feeling than saying goodbye to the chill of winter and hello to the warmth of spring and summer in Columbia SC. With it comes the immediate desire to toast the sunshine we've missed so much with a cool drink in hand. From frosé to non-alcoholic + kid-friendly options, we've got you covered on the frozen drink front. So pull out those shorts that have been hiding in the back of your closet, rally your crew and enjoy one (or all) of our favorite chilled sips in the real Southern hot spot. 

Frosé | Bone-In BBQ

Featuring rotating seasonal fruit, the Frosé at Bone-In BBQ in the Bull Street neighborhood is summertime perfection. Take yours outside to the patio for an up-close view of the Fireflies Stadium, Segra Park. Pro tip: Bone-In also serves up rotating iced cocktails like frozen rum + coke. Yes, please. 


Apple Pie Wine Slushies | Mercer House Estate Winery

Yep - you read that right. Locally made apple pie-flavored wine in slushy form from Lexington winery Mercer House Estate Winery. We're so in. 


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Frozen cocktails | Bourbon

From frozen peach mules to suicide slushies, the rotating frozen cocktails at Bourbon on Main Street are sure to cool you down + add a little bit more fun to your evening on the town.


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Sorbet Float | Hendrix

The new kid in Columbia SC, Hendrix, partnered with local Main Street creamery Sweet Cream to concoct these boozy sorbet floats. Best enjoyed with rooftop views of the prettiest little city in all the land.


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Shaved Ice | Pelican's SnoBalls

Pick a flavor, add sour mix, whipped cream or even gummies and you've got the perfect cooling treat a la Pelican's SnoBalls. Bring your furry friend along and order up a "Pup Cup" - it's peanut butter flavored. 


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Rainbow of Frozen Drinks | Wet Willie's

Pick a color, any color (cocktail) at Wet Willie's in The Vista. You can even mix several flavors if you're feeling crazy. We love the Superman. 


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Game Changer | Home Team BBQ

Newly opened in Columbia SC's Five Points neighborhood, Home Team BBQ is famous for their "Game Changer" cocktails, made with a mix of gold + spiced Caribbean rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and a dash of fresh-grated nutmeg. YUM.


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