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:

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® 
Presents Out Of This World
January 26 - 29, 2017
In Out Of This World, audiences will be riveted by an interactive, action-packed storyline filled with space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the performers. Through the lens of a magic telescope capable of discovering the most spectacular circus stars in the galaxy, they will join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic mission of good versus evil to bring performers back to Earth, traveling to interstellar worlds of sand, water, fire and ice. Click here for additional information.
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Snowville
Now - February 26, 2017
Pack your mittens for a frosty, fun-filled trip to SnowVille. Open at EdVenture, Snowville is a winter playscape for children and the young at heart where every day is a snow day! Your trip to SnowVille begins at the North Pole, explore an ice cave. Travel to the South Pole and learn a little science while you get a thrill by tubing down Sled Hill, a 25 ft. long ride down a slippery slope giving visitors a wintry experience not normally found in the South! Join a team in the ice hockey rink or test your aim with the snowball blaster. Entry to SnowVille is free with museum admission. Winter clothing is not required for these indoor activities, but if you'd like to dress for the occasion, there will be plenty of scarves, hats and gloves to go around! Click here for EdVenture Snowville details.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Out Of This World
January 26 - 29, 2017
In Out Of This World, audiences will be riveted by an interactive, action-packed storyline filled with space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the performers. Through the lens of a magic telescope capable of discovering the most spectacular circus stars in the galaxy, they will join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic mission of good versus evil to bring performers back to Earth, traveling to interstellar worlds of sand, water, fire and ice. Click here for additional information.

Monster Jam
February 10 - 11, 2017
Monster Jam is coming to the Colonial Life Arena in February 2017. Truck List: Carolina Crusher driven by Gary Porter, War Wizard driven by Shane Phreed, Stinger driven by Zane Rettew, Fullboar driven by Ed Eckert, and Master of Disaster driven by TBD. Trucks/drivers subject to change. Click here for additional information about this exciting Columbia event.

Katt Williams Live at Colonial Life Arena
February 12, 2017 at 7PM
Katt Williams is performing live at the Colonial Life Arena February 12, 2017. Ticket prices start at $52.50 Doors open at 6PM and show begins at 7PM. Get your tickets today so that you can attend this live performance in Columbia, South Carolina. #KattWilliamsCLA Click here for additional information.

Luke Bryan Concert
February 23, 2017
Luke Bryan is bringing his Kill the Lights Tour to the Colonial Life Arena in February 2017. Get your tickets today to see Luke Bryan and special guest Brett Eldredge perform live in Columbia, South Carolina. Doors open at 6PM, show begins at 7PM. #KillTheLightsTour Ticket prices start at $49.75. Click here for additional information.

Winter Jam
February 24, 2017
Winter Jam 2017 Tour Spectacular is coming to the Colonial Life Arena February 24, 2017! The artist lineup includes: Crowder, Britt Nicole, Tenth Avenue North, Andy Mineo, Colton Dixon, NewSong, Thousand Foot Krutch and more! General admission is $10 at the door. Premium Jam Nation memberships are available in advance. Click here for additional information.

Craftsmen's Classic Art & Craft Festival
March 3 - 5, 2017
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 4, 2017
The Run Hard Marathon in Columbia, SC is back for 2017! 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 4, 2017. Our course is fully certified from the USATF. Click here for additional information.

St. Pat's in Five Points
March 18, 2017 at 10AM
On Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. there will be magic in the air on Devine Street in Columbia, South Carolina where one of the nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Festivals will begin its second event of the day, the St. Pat’s Parade. The St. Pat’s Parade will assemble at Dreher High School and travel the Musical Mile down Devine Street into Five Points offering several blocks of public viewing. After entering Five Points, the parade will wind its way down Devine Street and up Saluda Avenue, returning to Harden Street at the Five Points Fountain and concluding near Food Lion. Be sure to wear your green and get your Sham-Rock On at the St. Pat’s Parade! Click here for additional information.

33rd Annual Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic
March 24-26, 2017
Mark your calendars for the March 2017 Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. 2017 Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic Attractions include Extreme Raptors Show, Keith Johnson and his Bass Tub, Jimmy Houston and Joey Mines. The show is huge – organizers say the more than 320 vendors take up every bit of space in every building and the surrounding outdoor exhibition areas – and is surprisingly varied in its offerings. You can inspect huge dream boats as well as small craft better suited to hiding from the crafty bass that lurk in area lakes; check out all the latest hunting and fishing equipment, set your sights through new scopes and, hopefully, discover camo gear and odor eliminator that will make you invisible to prey. Click here for additional information.

Columbia Model Train Show - March 2017
March 25, 2017 from 9AM - 3PM
South Carolina Trade Show, SCTS, will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9AM to 3PM at the National Guard Armory, 1225 Bluff Road, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201. There will be over 150 vendor tables available. G, O, 027, HO, N, S (AF) Gauge. O Gauge Parts & Landscape Scenery, Thomas the Train & Friends, Railroad Collectibles. Admission is $5 for adults, kids 10 and under are free. Click here for additional information.  

5th Annual Wine & Food Celebration Benefitting the S.C. Philharmonic
March 27, 2017 from 6:30-9:30PM
Come savor the flavor of the Midlands! With he Midlands’ favorite restaurants and more than 50 wines for sampling, Tasting Notes 2017 is expected to attract wine and food lovers from throughout the Midlands in support of the S.C. Philharmonic. For $100, you'll taste high-end wines and local beers, indulge on epicurean delights from the Midlands’ finest restaurants, enjoy live musical entertainment and a silent auction, and more. You can purchase any of the wines you taste, and bid on specialty wines and other items in the silent auction. Click here for additional information.

Harlem Globetrotters
March 31, 2017
During their 2017 World Tour, the famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson*– the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. Click here for additional information.

Red Hot Chili Peppers
April 19, 2017 at 8PM
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming to Columbia, South Carolina on April 19, 2017. Get your tickets today to see this live performance at the Colonial Life Arena! Doors open at 6:30PM and show begins at 8PM. Ticket prices start at $52. #RHCPCLA Click here for additional information.



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