Free things to do in Columbia SC, can be hard to come by unless you know where to look! Columbiasc-events.com presents a list of free offers and attractions in Columbia, South Carolina! Check out these local attractions and take advantage of these special offers and promotions! If you know of a free activity or promotion we should let our visitors know about - please click here to submit it!
South Carolina State House
Free guided tours. Watch a 15 minute DVD on the history and architecture of the State House and then allow a guide to give you a tour of the building. As you tour the outside of the building, be sure to look for the six bronze stars that mark the spots hit by Sherman's cannons. Click here for additional tour details.
Visit the man-made lake, waterfalls, fountain and playing field at Finlay Park. Attend annual events at Finlay Park including Columbia Kids Day, The Summer Concert Series, Let's Share and Mayfest.
The River Walk
A series of paths and small parks that follow the banks of the Congaree River. The beautifully, paved walkway and wheelchair accessible trails meander in and out of the forest. Along the path, visitors will find benches and small pavilions overlooking the river.
Located at the heart of historic Horseshoe on the University of South Carolina campus. The McKissick Museum displays collections in material culture, natural science and decorative and fine arts. Click here for details on seasonal exhibitions!
Fort Jackson Museum
The Fort Jackson Museum was established in 1972 and currently houses artifacts that tell the story of Fort Jackson. The continuously growing collection consists of more that 4,000 items including weapons and vehicles dating back to WWII. Click here for additional information.
Associated Model Railroads of Columbia
AMROC (Associated Model Railroads of Columbia) is open on Thursday nights (except the first Thursday of the month) starting at 7:30pm free to the public. We often allow young future engineers to play with a throttle, and visitors, especially young, may bring their model trains down and run them. We are in the lower floor of Arsenal Hill on the corner of Lincoln & Laurel streets across from the big fountain in Finlay Park. Click here for more information.
Free Pool at Jillian's!
Dine at Jillian's for lunch and play pool for FREE! | Monday through Thursday from 11:30AM - 2:30PM
The Vista - Columbia, South Carolina
Two fer Tuesday at Wild Wings Cafe
Buy a Dozen Wings or Nuggets and Get a Dozen FREE! | Available from 4:00PM to 10:00PM - Dine In Only.
Wild Wings Cafe - Harbison - Columbia, SC
Free Darts and Foosball at Locals!
Get your set of darts or a foosball from the bartender and play for FREE as long as you want! There is no charge as long as you have a valid ID!
Locals - Five Points - Columbia, SC
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