Events

Upcoming Events

Scroll our calendar to find the perfect events during your stay or plan your stay around one of our fantastic events. With substantial diversity and community pride, there’s an event every weekend; festivals every month. There’s something for everyone in the family… food festivals, arts and entertainment showcases, cultural, historical and contemporary events. Holiday happenings for every season including the July Celebration on Lake Murray a top 10 Southeast Event. With so many events to offer, you will probably have to extend your stay in Lake Murray Country.

The Imaginative Worlds of M.C. Escher

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Plan to visit the Columbia Museum of Art in Lake Murray Country for this amazing art show, while it lasts! Images by artist Maurits C. Escher (1898–1972) fascinate audiences with their imaginative design, consummate draftsmanship, and dreamy visions. His mind-bending prints include subjects like infinite staircases, tessellating birds changing into fish and back again, and […]

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Wonderful Weekend ‘n’ Ward

A weekend in Ward is a perfect place to trade in your tie for a red bandanna, your skirt for blue jeans, and your worries for a time to relax, have fun, make unforgettable memories, and enjoy your surroundings. We offer a gorgeous setting for riding the trails or open fields, rolling with the wagon […]

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Art Blossoms

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Join us for four dazzling days of flowers and art, garden clubs and designers enliven the Columbia Museum of Art and Boyd Plaza with floral creations that bring new interpretations to world-class works of art beloved by visitors. Explore the beauty in Lake Murray Country on your own or celebrate with special events, including an […]

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Artista Vista

The Vista 701 Gervais Street, Columbia

Join us for Columbia's 29th Annual Artista Vista, April 16-18, 2021. This art-centric event is being reimagined this year to truly offer something for everyone while maintaining safety and following COVID-19 protocols. The Congaree Vista district of Columbia, SC, is an official South Carolina Arts & Cultural District. Artista Vista begins Friday night with a virtual […]

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Spring Market

Crooked Creek Park 1098 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin

Shoppers can purchase one-of-a-kind items including but not limited to, paintings, handmade jewelry, home décor items, etc. Area artists, crafters, business owners are invited to participate as vendors in this sale. Those interested in selling items must complete a registration form. The market has been modified for social distancing, vendors will be spaced further apart […]

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Family Farm Day- Fox Hideaway, LLC

Fox Hideaway Farm 1822 St Matthew Church Road, Eastover

WooHoo! It's time for Family Farm Day! Bring your family & friends! This is a 1 day event! Our hours will be: Saturday 9am-5pm We’ll start sharing this month’s vendors as time gets closer, so keep an eye out!! We love being able to support local small businesses & hope that you’ll help us in […]

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Columbia City Ballet – Beatles The Ballet

Koger Center for the Arts 1051 Greene Street, Columbia

Columbia City Ballet Celebrates Their 60th Anniversary with an Encore Presentation of the '60's-Themed Beatles The Ballet! Columbia City Ballet returns its premiere production of Beatles The Ballet based on one of the most iconic bands of all time -The Beatles! This multimedia ballet will follow the story of The Beatles’ careers beginning in the 1960’s and examining […]

$25 – $52
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Shuckin’ on the Shoals

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

Enjoy all you can eat fresh steamed oysters, craft beer and wine, delicious BBQ and live music from the Lawhead brothers Band. Raffles and mystery prize drawings will be held. Bring an oyster knife. Proceeds for the event benefit Saluda Shoals Park. Space is limited with advance ticket purchases only. For more information contact Dolly […]

$25 – $90
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[email protected] Drive-In Music Night

Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College 7300 College St., Irmo

Join us in the Harbison Theatre parking lot for another drive-in music night! The Dick Goodwin Quintet and Kristi Hood will return to [email protected] on April 17 at 6:00 PM. These talented musicians are well-known in the Southeastern jazz scene and are celebrated for their big sound and fun performances. The Dick Goodwin Quintet will […]

$30 – $50
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Crafty Feast Indie Craft Fair

Corner of Lincoln and Lady Streets Columbia

Crafty Feast is a juried Indie craft fair in Columbia, SC featuring nearly 100 makers from across the southeast. Crafty Feast gives attendees the opportunity to buy one-of-a-kind gifts, while supporting local indie artists and small businesses. Guests knock out their holiday shopping in one Sunday afternoon, while also enjoying the following: Mimosas, craft beer and […]

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Art Blossoms Brunch

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Have brunch on beautiful Boyd Plaza and enjoy live music by Hot Club Noir, special guest Brinton Fox of Boone Fox Farm, a signature cocktail featuring her flowers by mixologist Henry Thomas, a springtime menu by Honey River Catering, and live plein-air painting by About Face during this creative and unique dining experience. Ticket includes […]

$70.00
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Unpack the Porch Wine, Music & Food Sundays

Enoree River Winery 1650 Dusty Road, Newberry

Grab your blankets & chairs to enjoy the event from the vineyard. Porch seating & surrounding vineyard grounds seating is first come, first serve. See the schedule below!  Wine will be available for purchase by the glass, bottle & as a wine slushees (seasonal wine slushees available starting April 2021). Food trucks will also be […]

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