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Kelly Barbrey

Spring Break with the Family in Columbia SC

Whether you are looking to fill the entire week with a packed schedule of kid-friendly activities or you can only slip away for a 3-day weekend, it’s easy to put together a spring break in Columbia SC with a variety of fun. Mix and match from the following list to create a family fun spring break…

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The Green Scene: Eco-Friendly Travel in Columbia SC

The pockets of green scattered throughout Columbia SC and the expansive nature and wildlife just minutes from downtown make our city a nature lover's paradise. But to keep the heart of SC looking this way, locals and visitors alike have to do their part in committing to sustainable practices to take…

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Group Dining in Columbia SC

Whether you’re planning a baby shower or a board meeting, these restaurants with group dining options in Columbia SC will have you (and your large party) covered. Hampton Street Vineyard Inquire about booking the Wine Room at Hampton Street Vineyard for small groups of 6-12 for an intimate and…

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U-S-A! Celebrating the 4th of July in Columbia SC

Independence Day Weekend in Columbia SC brings all the patriotic fun and celebration to visitors and locals alike. Whether it's hot dogs, music, or lake days you seek, there are plenty of things to do in Columbia SC on this patriotic holiday. Make your plans today, because this holiday will be gone…

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Event Spotlight: Rosewood Crawfish Festival

For a taste of fresh Louisiana-grown crawfish served in the heart of South Carolina with a side of music and good times, look no further than the Rosewood Crawfish Festival. On May 6, 2023 the Rosewood Merchants Association will present the 15th annual Rosewood Crawfish Festival with two stages of…

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It's A Triple! A Guide To Baseball Season in Columbia SC

Heyyy, batter batter, we’ve got your roundup of three ways to enjoy America’s favorite pastime and warm spring weather in the heart of South Carolina. University of South Carolina Gamecock Baseball Home Base: Founders Park is one of the top three best-attended college baseball stadiums in the…

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20 Unexpected Activities with Kids in Columbia, SC

From fun and free to special-occasion fee-based experiences, we chatted with our Experience Columbia SC Ambassadors who have littles in their lives to compile the ultimate list of unexpected things to do with kids in Columbia, SC. How many can your family check off the list this year? 1. Enjoy the…

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Shopping to Sipping: 24 Hours in Forest Acres

About five miles from Columbia’s city center is the thriving neighborhood of Forest Acres. There are more than enough restaurants, shops and happenings in the area to make you want to plunk down some serious roots - just ask any of the young professionals, families and retirees who call this area…

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