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 […]

Free
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Jacoby Shield Virtual Superhero 5K

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

Calling the Southeast’s mightiest superheroes! Join us on April 17, 2021, for Jacoby’s Shield Virtual Superhero 5K. Jacoby’s Shield is a volunteer non-profit healing organization for bereaved parents and siblings. Jacoby’s Shield accomplishes its healing mission through hosting Camp SHIELD family bereavement retreats. Camp SHIELD combines traditional fun camp activities with grief education and emotional […]

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Soda City Market

Main Street Columbia, SC 1300-1600 Main Street, Columbia

Soda City Market is Columbia’s weekly Main Street event inspired by traditional European street markets. In partnership with Founders Federal Credit Union, we’re open every Saturday morning 9 a.m. –1 p.m., year-round, rain or shine! Find everything you need to nourish your brain, body, and belly—helping establish our city as the real southern hotspot for locals […]

Free
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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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Strawberry Pick & Play

Clinton Sease Farm 382 Olde Farm Road, Lexington

Located in Lexington County, Clinton Sease Farm offers agricultural engagement for kids of all ages in Lake Murray Country. You'll take a wagon ride to the Strawberry Patch, pick-your-own berries and see the farm animals, including baby chicks & goats! INCLUDES: Playgrounds BubbleMania Jelly Bean Maze Strawberry S'mores OR Strawberry Ice Cream Strawberry Activity Pack […]

$10.00
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Meeting Street Artisan Market

Interactive Art Park 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia

The City of West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market is open every Saturday, from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM, at the Interactive Art Park, 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia. The market includes vendors selling original art, crafts, foods, and produce. Free parking is available in the Interactive Art Park, the City Parking Garage on Court […]

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Making It Grow with the CMA

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

SCETV’s weekly gardening show comes to the CMA, located in Downtown Columbia in Lake Murray Country! Host Amanda McNulty receives a tour of the collection galleries from CMA Curator of Education Glenna Barlow and then heads back to the studio to create an art-inspired flower arrangement in celebration of Art Blossoms. Follow along to build […]

$15 – $20
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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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