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.

Roses and Rosé

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Take a floral-focused tour of art through the galleries and Art Blossoms arrangements. Along the way, learn about the significance of various types of flowers across time periods and cultures. Enjoy wine expertly paired with Art Blossoms arrangements and explained by Danielle Robinson of Advintage Distributing. Registration required. 2-person tables: $80 / 4-person tables: $160 / 6-person tables: $240. Priority […]

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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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In Real Life Comedy Tour

Colonial Life Arena 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia

Actor and comedian, Mike Epps, is set to bring the laughs to Columbia once again with the IN REAL LIFE COMEDY TOUR. Epps with special guest host, Sommore, will deliver non-stop laughs along with some of comedy’s most talented and sought-after entertainers, including Michael Blackson, DC Young Fly, and Kountry Wayne. *Lineup subject to change

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Friday Night HortiCULTURE

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Enjoy a vibrant outdoor evening of culture and horticulture on Boyd Plaza. At sunset, take in a screening of Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf (2017), the award-winning documentary about the revolutionary Dutch garden designer. Prior to the screening, the CMA welcomes horticulturalist and Historic Columbia Director of Grounds Keith Mearns and landscape designer, artist, and […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Koger Center Live on Lincoln

1200 Block of Lincoln Street 1200 Lincoln Street, Columbia

“The Koger Center Live on Lincoln” presented by LS3P will once again invite patrons of the arts to Lincoln Street in the Vista for a unique, socially-distant performance experience in support of Midlands arts and cultural organizations. This outdoor event will feature an evening of renowned local entertainment and dinner provided by Blue Marlin served […]

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