Upcoming Events in Columbia, South Carolina

Upcoming Events in Columbia, SC
Columbia South Carolina Events - Events in Columbia, South Carolina include exciting festivals, concerts, museum displays, social gatherings, holiday festivities, and more. We want YOU to participate and share in the excitement! Take a glance at these upcoming events and start planning your trip to Columbia, South Carolina today! Enjoy comfortable Columbia accommodations and take part in all of the wonderful events that Columbia art galleries, performing arts centers, theaters, and other local businesses host throughout the year. 

Events coming to Columbia South Carolina - Whether you are searching for some exciting nightlife, delicious dining, family fun things to do, outdoor adventures, or indoor activities, Columbia is the place to be! Enjoy fantastic local events and activities all year long. 

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Featured Upcoming Columbia SC Event:

World Beer Festival
February 17, 2018
The tenth annual World Beer Festival is coming to Columbia, South Carolina on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The first session will be from 12 - 4PM and the second session will be from 6-10PM. Join us at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to sample international, national and local breweries. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting Columbia event! Click here for additional information.
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Cabaret at Koger Center
February 14, 2018
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd – and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous time? Click here for additional details and ticket information.


















World Beer Festival
February 17, 2018
The tenth annual World Beer Festival is coming to Columbia, South Carolina on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The first session will be from 12 - 4PM and the second session will be from 6-10PM. Join us at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to sample international, national and local breweries. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting Columbia event! Click here for additional information.

Craftsmen's Classic Art & Craft Festival
March 2 - 4, 2018
Features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America. See the creative process in action as many exhibitors demonstrate throughout the weekend. There is something for every style, taste and budget with items from the most traditional to the most contemporary. This show is a winner of Sunshine Artist “200 Best” awards. Click here for additional information.

Run Hard Columbia Marathon
March 3, 2018
The Run Hard Marathon in Columbia, SC is back for 2018! This spring race event is fun for all ages. The Run Hard Marathon provides course support, fluids/nutrition, shirts, medals and awards. From 5K to Marathon, we’ve got the race you need at a price you’ll love! So, save the date and we'll see you on March 3, 2018. Our course is fully certified from the USATF. Click here for additional information.

Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show
March 9 - 11, 2018
The 52nd annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show will be March 9 - 11, 2018 at the SC State Fairgrounds. This locally-produced show features over 200 exhibitors in three buildings and outdoor areas, seminars on a variety of subjects, activities for kids and much more. Save the date and we'll see you at the SC State Fairgrounds. Click here for additional information.

St. Pat's in Five Points
March 17, 2018 at 10AM
On Saturday, March 17, 2018 there will be magic in the air on Devine Street in Columbia, South Carolina. Festivities include the St. Pat's Parade, the Get To the Green road race, kid approved entertainment, tasty treats, a silent disco and more! Come on out and shake your shamrocks with 45,000 of your closest friends! Click here for additional information.

Columbia Gun & Knife Show
March 17-18, 2018
MK Shows presents the Columbia Gun & Knife Show March 17-18, 2018 at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. Plan ahead so that you can attend this quality show for shooters, collectors and Civil War enthusiasts. Tickets are $8 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is $5 per car. The show will be open to the public from 9AM - 5PM on Saturday and 10AM - 4PM on Sunday. Click here for additional information about this Columbia event.

Winter Jam at the Colonial Life Arena
March 23, 2018
Winter Jam 2018 Artists include: Skillet, Kari Jobe (featuring Cody Carnes), Building 429, KB, Jordan Feliz, and the tour host NewSong. Comedian John Crist and Speaker Nick Hall will add to the evening. The Pre-Jam Party artists are emerging artists Dan Bremnes, Mallary Hope, and Westover! Click here for additional event details. 

Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic
March 23-25, 2018
Over 300 vendors selling the latest and greatest hunting, fishing and outdoor sports equipment and clothing, unusual foods and unique gifts. There is something for everyone at the Classic! Enjoy spectacular shows, celebrity appearances, kids activities and more at this annual Columbia event. 2017 attractions included the Extreme Raptors Show, Keith Johnson and his Bass Tub, Joey Mines and more. Click here for additional information.

Columbia Model Train Show
March 24, 2018 
South Carolina Trade Show, SCTS, presents the Columbia Model Train & Vintage Toy Show Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9AM to 3PM at Jamil Shine Temple. There will be free appraisals and white elephant tables. G, O, 027, HO, N, S (AF) Gauge. Admission is $5 for adults, kids 10 and under are free. Click here for additional information. 

Midlands Heart Walk
March 24, 2018
We aren't just walking. We're Heartwalking! Thank you for joining nearly 1 million Americans at 305 events across the country to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. How can you make a positive difference in the lives of your friends, family and co-workers? Join the Heart Walk, start Heartwalking and make the commitment to being healthy for good. Remember- we're not only raising funds, we're raising heartbeats! Life is why we walk. Click here to register.

6th Annual Wine & Food Celebration Benefitting the S.C. Philharmonic
March 26, 2018 from 6:30-9:30PM
To be held Monday, March 26, 2018 at the S.C. State Museum, this year’s event is expected to attract over 500 wine and food lovers from throughout the Midlands. Through partnerships with wineries foreign and domestic, guests will sample high-end wine from around the world such as Cakebread, Silver Oak, and King Estate, enjoy epicurean delights from the Midlands’ finest restaurants, and even sample cigars. Plus, enjoy live musical entertainment from the Reggie Sullivan Quartet and Dreher High steel drum ensemble. There's also a silent auction featuring art, trips, and more. Step outside to sample cigars from Tinder Box. Click here for additional information.




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Gamecock Baseball Home Games
February 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27 2018
March 2, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 27, 29, 30, 31, 2018
April 10, 17, 20, 21, 22, 2018
May 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 2018
Cheer on the South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball team at Founders Park as they challenge opponents at home during the 2017-2018 Season. Purchase tickets online or at the South Carolina Ticket Office located in the Rice Athletics Center.

Gamecocks Softball Home Games
February 16, 17, 18, 20, 28, 2018
March 2, 3, 4, 6, 13, 23, 24, 25, 28, 2018
April 4, 6, 7, 8, 18, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 2018
May 2, 2018
The South Carolina Gamecocks Softball team will challenge opponents at home in the Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field. Visit the South Carolina Ticket Office or purchase your tickets online today for the 2017-2018 season.