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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Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

This free exhibit will feature handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, business and organizations. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. This exhibit runs throughout the month of October and will be available to the public Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday […]

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Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

This free exhibit will feature handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, business and organizations. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. This exhibit runs throughout the month of October and will be available to the public Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday […]

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Boo at the Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia

Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy a wild night of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, delight in Ray's Moonlight Magic, and summon the Halloween spirits with the Eeky Freaky DJ. For an additional charge, guests can roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel, or hop aboard […]

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Haunted History Halloween Program

Lexington County Museum 231 Fox Street, Lexington

Ghoulish guides lead guests on a spooky but not too scary journey of the museum property, visitors will hear ghostly stories, including strange and unusual events in Lexington County's history. Guests will hear amazing stories, learn about strange remedies in the 19th century, and meet memorable specters and ghosts along the way. Visitors will also […]

$3 – $6.00
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Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

This free exhibit will feature handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, business and organizations. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. This exhibit runs throughout the month of October and will be available to the public Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday […]

Free
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Lake Carolina Farmers Market

Lake Carolina 5 Lake Carolina Way, Columbia

Come out to beautiful Lake Carolina located in Richland County on Thursday afternoons, starting the last Thursday in April, 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 events, […]

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Boo at the Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia

Make tracks to Riverbanks for the Zoo’s annual Halloween spook-tacular. Guests will enjoy a wild night of safe, affordable, family-friendly activities. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, delight in Ray's Moonlight Magic, and summon the Halloween spirits with the Eeky Freaky DJ. For an additional charge, guests can roast marshmallows, take a spin on the Haunted Carousel, or hop aboard […]

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SC Pride Parade & Festival

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

Famously Hot South Carolina Pride Parade and Festival will be held on Friday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 23rd with a parade, concerts and other events. The Pride festival is annually held in October on Main Street, and organizers call it one of the largest outdoor festivals in the city and the largest LGBT event […]

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Pumpkin Patch at Clinton Sease Farm

Clinton Sease Farm 382 Olde Farm Road, Lexington

It’s that time of year again…everything is coming up PUMPKINS!!! Stop by the PUMPKIN PATCH at Clinton Sease Farm in Lexington, SC to select the perfect pumpkin for jack-o-lanterns, pie or fall décor. September 17 - October 31, 2021 $1.00 Admission (ages 3+) (Children 2 and under are FREE)   *Does NOT include a Pumpkin* Pumpkins: $.70 […]

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Haunted History Halloween Program

Lexington County Museum 231 Fox Street, Lexington

Ghoulish guides lead guests on a spooky but not too scary journey of the museum property, visitors will hear ghostly stories, including strange and unusual events in Lexington County's history. Guests will hear amazing stories, learn about strange remedies in the 19th century, and meet memorable specters and ghosts along the way. Visitors will also […]

$3 – $6.00
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Scarecrows in the Garden Exhibit

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

This free exhibit will feature handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, business and organizations. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows. This exhibit runs throughout the month of October and will be available to the public Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday […]

Free
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