Forest Acres Tree Lighting/Sweet Seasons

Lowe's Foods Shopping Center - Forest Acres 4711 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC

Sweet Seasons, the Forest Acres community Christmas tree lighting ceremony, happens every year to kick off the holiday season. What started as a small community event in the parking lot at city hall has grown into a large celebration with thousands of attendees held each year.  Enjoy live music, food and drink vendors, free entertainment […]

Carolina Carillon Parade 2022

This South Carolina tradition, featuring festive holiday entries from all across the state, will begin at 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Sumter Street and Laurel Street. The parade will proceeding down Sumter toward the USC Horseshoe, and end on Senate Street.

NOMA Cookie Crawl and Light Up NOMA!

It's the 3rd Annual NOMA Cookie Crawl. Participants get a collectible professionally designed cookie tin and crawl to thirteen locations to pick up freshly baked holiday cookies from the district’s merchants.The Cookie Crawl is in conjunction with the Light Up NOMA holiday event peppered throughout the NOMA District. Merchants will open their doors and offer […]

Holiday Parade of Lights

12th Street Cayce and West Columbia

The Holiday Parade of Lights is hosted by the Greater CWC Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Programs and this year will be sponsored by Dominion Energy. The parade begins promptly at 5:30 pm in front of the Cayce Municipal Complex located at 1800 12th Street, then will proceed down 12th Street, ending at the corner […]

Admiral Radio – Live in the Lobby Koger Center

Koger Center for the Arts 1051 Greene Street, Columbia, SC

"Admiral Radio is a Columbia-based Americana duo with traditional folk roots. Inspired by the prior-life of their 1941 wooden radio, this married pair of songbirds has created a unique sound people can gather ’round to – one that is deeply rooted in a traditional style, but also has the ability to touch the heartstrings of modern-day listeners. With sweeping harmonies often compared to The […]

Devine Street Winter Sidewalk Sale 2023

Join the Devine Street Merchants for the BEST deals of the year during the annual Winter Sidewalk Sale on Devine Street from Friday, January 27th – Sunday, January 29th. Lots of GREAT deals and a fun way to get some post-holiday holiday savings in the stores you love. 

CMA Contemporaries Ball: A Secret Garden Affair

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

A Secret Garden Affair is the annual fundraising ball presented by CMA affinity group the Contemporaries. Don your most elegant Regency-era floral attire and spend the evening in a garden wonderland inside the museum with popular local DJ Preach Jacobs spinning your favorite tunes as you and your friends dance the night away. Enjoy libations […]