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.

SC State Fair

SC State Fair Grounds 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia

The South Carolina State Fair is a local self-sustaining, charitable organization dedicated to preserving and promoting South Carolina's agricultural roots while supporting statewide education.

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The Brazilian All Stars

Newberry Opera House 1201 McKibben Street, Newberry

Founded by Brazilian producer Arnaldo De Souteiro in the early 2000s the Brazilian All-stars are a collection of Jazz and Pop artists, instrumentalists, and vocalists. Prepare yourself for a uniquely memorable and spectacular musical journey through Brazil’s most famous songs: Sambas, Bossa Novas, Ballads, Choro, Fado, virtuoso instrumental tracks, and more. The Brazilian All Stars […]

$40 – $50.00
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Five After Five

Five Points on Saluda Avenue 747 Saluda Avenue, Columbia

Five After Five is a free, outdoor local concert series hosted at the fountain in Five Points. Enjoy great local music and fun times! Come out for the NAVY Band Concert at the Five Points Mural on Saluda Avenue

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Beer and Brats on Boyd Plaza

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Fall back into Columbia's art scene with CMA affinity group The Contemporaries! Enjoy a family-friendly event with German music, cuisine, and beer. Ticket includes food plate, two drink tickets, and gallery admission including the newly opened exhibition 30 Americans. $20 / $15 for Contemporaries members.

$20.00
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The Price is Right Live

Township Auditorium 1703 Taylor Street, Columbia

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win.  Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car!  Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ […]

$35 – $55
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Jake Hoot

Newberry Opera House 1201 McKibben Street, Newberry

As seen on NBC’s “The Voice,” Season 17 Champion Jake Hoot, won over America’s hearts with his pour Country vocals. His blind audition on “The Voice” featuring Luke Combs’s “When It Rains It Pours” has been named as one of the best blind auditions in the history of the show. He released his debut project […]

$50 – $65.00
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Fallapalozza

Icehouse Amphitheater 107 West Main Street, Lexington

Join the Icehouse Amphitheater for a night of great music from: Hey Johnny Park A Foo Fighters Tribute Glide - The Stone Temple Pilots Tribute Jeremy's Ten: A Pearl Jam Tribute Gates open at 6, and there will be food and beverages for sale.

$15.00
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Rhythm on the River

West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater 109 Alexander Road, West Columbia

The Rhythm on the River concerts begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 8, and will be held every Friday in October after that in the Riverwalk Amphitheater in West Columbia.  Rhythm on the River is sponsored by Lexington Medical Center, Nephron and United Community Bank. The City of West Columbia is also a sponsor. The scheduled concerts […]

Free
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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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Hippie Fest

Columbia Speedway Entertainment Center 2001 Charleston Highway, Cayce

Hippie Fest is a family-friendly music and arts festival featuring vibrant entertainment for all ages. This family-run organization has a mission to glorify God through unifying experiences celebrating peace and love. It's groovy baby!

$10 – $15.00
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Columbia R&B Festival

Colonial Life Arena 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia

Lineup: Keith Sweat, Brian McKnight, El DeBarge, Dru Hill & Tevin Campbell (Lineup subject to change)

$70.00
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Steve Martin & Martin Short

Township Auditorium 1703 Taylor Street, Columbia

The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment With Very Special Guests Jeff Babko and The Steep Canyon Rangers

$75 – $250
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