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.

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Lake Carolina Farmers Market

Parkside Center in Lake Carolina 5 Lake Carolina Way, Columbi

Come out to beautiful Lake Carolina located in Richland County on Thursday afternoons, starting in April and running through October, to shop for fresh, seasonal produce and plants, artisan food and crafts, and much more in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! Another great way to explore the Lake Murray Country region with live music, great […]

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Harvest Dinner at The Farm

The Farm 1780 1127 Corley Mill Road, Lexington

The Farm invites you to celebrate the 2nd Annual Harvest Dinner is a farm-to-table dining experience! This family-style meal is served with wines (and beers!) chosen to complement the dishes.  This will be a German-styled four-course meal prepared by Chef Scott Hall.  

$97.00
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Canceled Lower Saluda Craft BeerFest

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

UPDATE 9/27/22: Due to Hurricane Ian, the Lower Saluda Craft BeerFest and International Observe the Moon Night scheduled for Friday, September 30 has been cancelled. Any tickets purchased will be refunded. Saluda Shoals Park in partnership with KW Beverage is hosting the Lower Saluda Craft BeerFest! Taste more than 25 unique craft beers, enjoy live […]

$30 – $35.00
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Gaston Collard and BBQ Festival

Gaston Town Hall 131 North Carlisle Street, Gaston

How do you like your greens? With a side of barbecue? If you like collards and barbecue, then the Gaston Collard & BBQ Festival is the festival for you. Celebrate fall harvest with a parade, free rides, games, antique cars, live entertainment, and a barbecue cook-off. Of course, barbecue and fixin’s like cornbread, black-eyed peas, […]

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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 […]

$45.00
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Unpack the Porch – Wine, Music & Food Sundays

Enoree River Winery 1650 Dusty Road, Newberry

Fall Event Schedule & Visit Details: September 11 Music: Karaoke w/DJ Reggie Food Truck: Suzie's Snack Stand*   September 18 Music: Lindler Graddick Duo Food Truck: Daddy’s Cookout   September 25 Music: Mandy Addy Food Truck: Daddy’s Cookout   October 2 Music: Sherri Cafaro Band Food Truck: Roll-In Cuban   October 8    Annual Newberry […]

Free
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JerryFest

Five Points on Saluda Avenue 747 Saluda Avenue, Columbia

The Five Points Association, Loose Lucy’s and Mind Harvest Press Presents JerryFest! The festival will be live and in-person on Sunday, October 2, 2022. A FREE outdoor concert held at the main Five Points fountain on Saluda Avenue, JerryFest runs from 2pm-10pm and features multiple bands all performing Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead music. Since […]

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Ridge Spring Harvest Festival

Ridge Spring, SC

Come celebrate the harvest at Ridge Spring's Annual Harvest Festival. Ridge Spring is a small town located in the heart of what locals call "The Ridge" Region of South Carolina in Lake Murray Country. This region is known for its agricultural history and we look forward to celebrating and thanking our farmers each and every […]

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Restaurant Week Midlands

Food lovers across the Midlands can begin to prepare their bellies for Columbia's 11-day foodie event. The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association's Restaurant Week Columbia will return Oct. 6-16, offering a tour through the Midlands’ diverse food culture. Participating establishments will offer special menus for dining in, however, some restaurants will also offer takeout […]

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Lake Carolina Farmers Market

Parkside Center in Lake Carolina 5 Lake Carolina Way, Columbi

Come out to beautiful Lake Carolina located in Richland County on Thursday afternoons, starting in April and running through October, to shop for fresh, seasonal produce and plants, artisan food and crafts, and much more in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! Another great way to explore the Lake Murray Country region with live music, great […]

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Great American Whiskey Fair

701 Whaley 701 Whaley Street, Columbia

On the evening of October 7th, a host of distilling luminaries, small producers, bartenders and enthusiasts will descend on the Grand Hall at 701 Whaley St. for the LARGEST whiskey tasting in the United States. This is an evening of festive appreciation dedicated to America’s native spirit and its culture, as well as to whiskey […]

$50 – $125
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8th Annual Newberry Harvest Festival

Enoree River Winery 1650 Dusty Road, Newberry

Spend an afternoon in Newberry County at the beautiful Enoree River Vinyard and Winery! More details to come!

$10 – $35.00
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