Welcome to the new, modern South where tradition and tomorrow pair perfectly. Columbia SC is a creative hub fed by university and capital city communities – all this amidst surrounding natural beauty. Seriously, it’s the hippest city you’ve yet to write about. With evidence of renewal everywhere hinting at what’s next, Columbia SC is the real Southern hot spot. 

You’ll find more things to do than hours to do them here. Design a different itinerary for every day of the week with some inspiration from our online media kit or blog stories. Bring your story to life with our photo and video gallery, chockablock with vivid city scenes and outdoor beauty shots. 

Need some help putting together a story or travel itinerary? Fill out the media assistance form below and our communications team will be in touch.

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Charlene Slaughter

Director of Communications, APR
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Dayna Cantelmi

Communications Manager

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With a booming culinary scene, world-class attractions, distinct entertainment districts and more events than there are hours to do them, it can be hard to keep up with all that's going on in Columbia SC. Let our team help you navigate all that's new and noteworthy in the capital city, or help you find that hidden gem for an unexpected story. Interested in a trip? Just like our locals, our communications team is ready to welcome you with a glass of sweet tea, unless of course you'd prefer a cold local brew. Either way, we've got you covered.

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We love visitors of all kinds, but if you can't come see for yourself why this is the coolest up-coming-city in the South, take a look at our media library.

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