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.

Event Series The Bash at Ridge View High School

The Bash at Ridge View High School

Ridge View High School 4801 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia

The Bash (formerly The Bojangles Bash) was started in 2013 by a group of dreamers that set out to create an elite level high school basketball showcase that provided a different experience for players, coaches and fans. Today, "The Bash" is a showcase! Meaning that EVERY game will be the best match-up of teams from […]

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Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

The Columbia Museum of Art is pleased to present Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous, a major fashion and photography exhibition on view Saturday, October 7, 2023, through Sunday, January 21, 2024. Curated and organized by Barrett Barrera Projects, Rendez-Vous débuted at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California, and will make its second stop at the […]

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Event Series SC Gun Show Columbia

SC Gun Show Columbia at the SC State Fairgrounds

SC State Fairgrounds 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia

The South Carolina Arms Collectors Association Inc. (SCACA) is a 501C6 nonprofit organization incorporated in The State of South Carolina. To achieve our goal of promoting the safe and lawful collection, possession, study and enjoyment of firearms, antiques, and related weapons, the SCACA holds public exhibitions across South Carolina.  In accordance with all Federal, State […]

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Event Series Blythewood Christkindl Market

Blythewood Christkindl Market

Doko Meadows Park 171 Langford Rd, Blythewood

Volunteers needed! Sign up here! The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce is set to host its 2nd annual Blythewood Doko Christkindl Market on December 9-10, 2023, at the Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union Amphitheater in Doko Meadows Park in Blythewood. Widely recognized as a Christmas Market, the English translation of the term "Christkindl" is Christ […]

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Steel Hands 5 Year Anniversary

Steel Hands Brewing 2350 Foreman Street, Cayce

Steel Hands Brewing will host its 5 Year Anniversary celebration this Saturday, December 9th starting at Noon. The event will celebrate live music all day with two outdoor music stages, five new craft beer releases, local beer and cookie flight collaboration with Crumbl, and Santa might even make an appearance with giveaways. Steel Hands Brewing […]

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Event Series Main Street Food Tour

Main Street Food Tour

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

Columbia Food Tours offers a food tour on Main Street and it's a 2.5 - 3 hour walking food tour throughout downtown Columbia, South Carolina. You will learn about the Capital City, as well as try the local cuisine from 5-7 of the best locally owned restaurants. We welcome tourists and locals alike to come […]

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Elf The Musical Jr. by the ICRC Children’s Theatre at Spring Hill High School

Spring Hill High School 11629 Broad River Road, Chapin

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

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Event Series Newberry Afternoon Delight Food Tour

Newberry Afternoon Delight Food Tour

Downtown Newberry

WHEN: Tours are usually offered quarterly on a Saturday. TIME:  Tours usually start at 3:00pm and end around 5:45pm. DURATION:  Approximately 3 hours in length. MEET:  Locations vary and will be announced prior to the tour. PARKING:  Parking in Newberry is free, and there are several parking lots behind the buildings that line Main Street. WEATHER:  Tours take […]

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4th Annual Light Up NOMA Cookie Crawl

Cottontown 2200 Sumter Street, Columbia

Back by popular demand, attendees are invited to join the 4th Annual NOMA Cookie Crawl this year on a Saturday in the bustling NOMA District, taking place on December 9th from 3-6 PM. The event is part of the annual Light UP NOMA, running concurrently from 3-6 PM. Participants will be provided with a professionally […]

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Christmas Tour of Homes in Newberry, SC

Downtown Newberry

Come tour some of the magnificent and historical homes in downtown Newberry this holiday season! Held annually on the second Saturday of December from 4 until 8 p.m., this self-guided tour consists of four private homes and a church, all decorated for the holidays! The historic Old Newberry Hotel will also be open for a wine […]

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Gingy All The Way

Saluda County Sheriff's Office 100 Law Enforcement Dr., Saluda

O SNAP!!! It's time to get ready for our Christmas parade and festival, so grab your gumdrops, icing, and candy canes, and let's frost out! The parade will start at 4:00 pm following the normal route. The festival and firework show will take place after the parade at the Tractor Pull site located at 100 […]

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36th Annual Columbia Christmas Pageant

First Baptist Church 1306 Hampton St, Columbia

The Columbia Christmas Pageant holds a prominent position among Christmas celebrations in the South. In its 36th year, the pageant has established itself as a cherished Christmas tradition for thousands hailing from South Carolina and neighboring states. This year's event will showcase enjoyable Christmas classics. The pageant stands as a time-honored South Carolina Christmas tradition.

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