Use our list of five things to do to help you find the perfect ways to celebrate the weekend. Don’t forget to check out our calendar of events for even more happenings throughout the Columbia region.

Relax and unwind this weekend by dancing the night away and enjoying some good tunes. 
NOH Guild Shag & Line Dance at Friend Building Saturday 7 – 11:30pm $40
Melodies on Murray at Shealy’s Landing Saturday 6:30 – 9:30pm $54
10 Car Pileup, The Haves at Conundrum Music Hall Friday 8pm $5
Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls at New Brookland Tavern Sunday 7pm $20

Dive into the world of history by taking a look at historic Columbia or by watching an educational film. There’s something to satisfy every history buff this weekend!
Bull Street: Forgotten Past and Uncertain Future at McKissick Museum Thursday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm, Saturday 11am – 3pm Free admission
Happy Hour History Tours | Congaree Vista meet at Publix parking lot Friday 5:30pm – 7pm $20 HC members | $25 Non-member adults
Museum and a Movie at South Carolina State Museum Saturday 11am and 1:30pm, Sunday 1:30pm Free with admission




Embrace your inner sports fanatic and be sure to check out some of these action-packed events this weekend. Watch the excitement at the Blowfish game and Regulators Roller Derby or get in on the action yourself at the Fight For Air Climb.
Fight For Air Climb at the Capital Center Saturday 9am $25 Registration Fee
Regulators Roller Derby Live at The Columbia Armory Saturday 7pm
Blowfish Baseball Opening Weekend at Capital City Stadium Friday 7pm $6 Adults, $5 Kids


Soda City Market on Main Street in downtown Columbia, SC 

What better way to spend your Saturday than exploring some of Columbia’s most authentic markets! Travel from Main Street to Whaley Street to see a little bit of everything Columbia vendors have to offer.
Soda City Market at 1500 Block of Main Street Saturday 9am – 1pm Free admission
Vista Marketplace at Whaley Farmer's and Craft Market at 701 Whaley Street Saturday 9am – 1pm




With Daryl Trivieri’s animal imagery and South Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Lost Bird project, you can admire artistic creations while appreciating some of the most beautiful members of the animal kingdom.
Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed at Columbia Museum of Art Friday 11am - 5pm, Saturday 10am -5pm, Sunday 12 - 5pm $12 or less everyday! Free for members
Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection at Columbia Museum of Art Friday 11am - 5pm, Saturday 10am -5pm, Sunday 12 - 5pm $12 or less everyday! Free for members
Daryl Trivieri's Fantastic Animals: Selections from the Vogel Collection at Columbia Museum of Art Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday 10am -5pm, Sunday 12 – 5pm $12 or less everyday! Free for members
Lost Bird Film & Panel Discussion at IT-ology Auditorium Saturday 6 – 9pm $25



For more things to do in Columbia, SC browse our calendar of events and listings of attractionsoutdoor things to do, restaurants and more. Book your hotel room and attractions tickets at