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.

Lake Murray Polar Plunge for Special Olympics SC

Lake Murray Dam Park Site- Lexington Side 1832-1834 North Lake Drive, Lexington

The Lake Murray Polar Plunge is part of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run campaign and 100% of the funds raised directly benefit Special Olympics programs around our state. By plunging, you're creating more opportunities for athletes with intellectual disabilities to experience the life-changing benefits of participating in Special Olympics — all at no […]

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Amore Under The Stars at The SC State Museum

SC State Museum 301 Gervais Street, Columbia

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the South Carolina State Museum Foundation’s Amore Under the Stars, an exclusive after-hours event featuring: A chance to explore the universe with night-sky observing in the Boeing Observatory (weather permitting). A beautiful view of the Vista under the stars from the observatory terrace. A special planetarium experience, featuring immersive visuals along with music sponsored by William and Elizabeth […]

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“Celebrating Lake Murray and the Dreher Shoals Dam” Fundraiser Gala

Lexington Municipal Complex 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington

The Friends of the Lexington County Museum will host its annual fundraiser on February 16, 2023 from 6 pm to 10 pm at Lexington’s Town Hall, located at 111 Maiden Lane in downtown Lexington. The Dreher Shoals Dam and Lake Murray profoundly changed Lexington County when it was constructed in the late 1920s. This gala […]

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Race for the Place

St. Joseph's Catholic School 3700 Devine Street, Columbia

A 5k Run/Walk benefiting Homelessness No More Homeless No More has been serving homeless families and children in the Midlands of South Carolina for over 30 years through emergency shelter, transitional shelter, and affordable housing. Through our programs at Family Shelter and St. Lawrence Place, we provided both 30-day emergency shelter and two-year transitional shelter […]

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Drive-In Movie Night at Saluda Shoals Park – Top Gun: Maverick

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm Join us for a drive-in movie night at Saluda Shoals Park featuring Top Gun: Maverick.  The movie begins at dark (6:30 p.m.) Food Trucks will have food for purchase beginning at 5:00 pm. The Fields at Saluda Shoals Park:  6071 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29212 $15/car

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Midlands Heart Ball at Pastides Alumni Center at the University of South Carolina

USC Alumni Center 900 Senate Street, Columbia

Together, we are relentlessly focused on the heart of our community. Through the Heart of Midlands Heart Ball campaign, we celebrate our collective success in driving change, funding science and improving behaviors – no matter where, or how, we gather. That means taking our efforts beyond the ballroom, working every day to help every heart. […]

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Lexington’s Race Against Hunger

Lexington High School 2463 Augusta Hwy, Lexington

LRAH 2023 - NEW 8K RACE COURSE THIS YEAR! Awareness of the food insecurity in Lexington County has always been the driving force behind this event, and the need is now greater than ever. Your registration will not only impact the work of Mission Lexington financially but also help us by spreading the word about […]

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Lexington Live Concert Series featuring Vinyl Junkies at the Icehouse Amphitheatre

Icehouse Amphitheater 107 West Main Street, Lexington

The Vinyl Junkies Band is fueled by their passion for making music, entertaining crowds and creating an experience that you will never forget. With a music list that spans 10 decades, they tailor the music to fit the vibe of the audience. Through inventive arrangements, danceable grooves, and songs you have not heard other bands […]

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