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 Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Union

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Plan a visit to the Columbia Museum of Art in Lake Murray Country while this exhibit lasts! The Ironic Curtain features artists who worked under political repression in the decades just before the fall of the Soviet Union, making “official” art by day and their own experimental art in secret. The results are wild and darkly […]

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Purple Martin Tour – Evening Tour

Lake Murray, SC

Join Wingard’s Naturalist and USCG Captain Zach for a pontoon tour of the largest purple martin roost in North America… right here on Lake Murray. Zach has been all over the United States, and even to Brazil, studying this migratory songbird. You’re sure to enjoy this sunset cruise to Bomb Island, with Captain Zach, who […]

$35 – $40
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Purple Martin Tour-Morning Session

Lake Murray, SC

Join Wingard’s Naturalist and USCG Captain Zach for a pontoon tour of the largest purple martin roost in North America… right here on Lake Murray. Zach has been all over the United States, and even to Brazil, studying this migratory songbird. You’re sure to enjoy this  morning outing with Captain Zach, who is undeniably the […]

$55 – $60
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Ridge Spring’s Farmers Market

Ridge Spring Town Plaza West Main Street, Ridge Spring

Ridge Spring Farmers Market is a wonderful weekend event. Local Farmers come to town to sell fresh produce from June until Labor day. This gives us the opportunity to support our local farmers and get fresh produce as well as plants for freshening up your landscaping. Come visit us on Saturdays from 8am until 12pm […]

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Market at Icehouse

Icehouse Amphitheater 107 West Main Street, Lexington

The Market at Icehouse is primarily intended as a farmer/grower and local artisan market that uses a community-friendly atmosphere to promote, support and encourage local production, while educating citizens on the benefits of eating local, fresh produce and supporting local artists and the Certified SC program. Market Details: Every Saturday May 22 to September 25 (Excluding […]

Free
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Grow Newberry Farmers Market & Art

Memorial Park-Newberry 1000 Boyce St, Newberry

Join us in downtown Newberry in Memorial Park for the Grow Newberry Farmers Market (GNFM). You'll find locally-sourced seasonal produce, plants, baked goods, and lots of arts and crafts. While you're here, be sure to stop by some of the area shops and restaurants! Fun kids’ activities are in store as well! We aim to […]

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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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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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The Guardians of the Night K9 5K

SC State Fair Grounds 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia

The Guardians of the Night K9 5K Race/Run is a true night event that offers a fun, flat, fast-paced race -–giving runners the opportunity to run alongside  Richland County Sheriff's Department K9 Deputies and their own K9 partners. This year, the event returns to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Downtown Columbia. This is a […]

$25 – $35
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Lexington County Blowfish Home Game

Lexington County Baseball Stadium 474 Ball Park Road, Lexington

Home Game for the Lexington County Blowfish! Always a exciting atmosphere with food, fun throughout the ballgame for the family! Lexington County Blowfish vs. Savannah Bananas Disney World 50th Anniversary, Fan Appreciation Night The Lexington County Blowfish are a summer collegiate baseball team in the Coastal Plain League. The team plays its home games at the Lexington County Baseball […]

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Purple Martin Tour – Evening Tour

Lake Murray, SC

Join Wingard’s Naturalist and USCG Captain Zach for a pontoon tour of the largest purple martin roost in North America… right here on Lake Murray. Zach has been all over the United States, and even to Brazil, studying this migratory songbird. You’re sure to enjoy this sunset cruise to Bomb Island, with Captain Zach, who […]

$35 – $40
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