Columbia SC Events
Happenings in the Columbia South Carolina Area

Upcoming Events

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. 

If you are hosting an event or attending an event this not currently listed on our Upcoming Events page, please tell us about your event today so that we can promote your local event for FREE!

Columbia Fireflies Baseball Home Games
August 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2019
Cheer on the Columbia Fireflies during the 2019 baseball season! Single game tickets, full season tickets, half season tickets, quarter season tickets and mini plans are available. The Columbia Fireflies are a Minor League Baseball Class A affiliate of the New York Mets. They are members of the South Atlantic League and play their home games at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, SC. Click 
here for additional information. 


USC Gamecocks Football - 2019 Home Games
September 7, 2019: USC vs Charleston Southern
September 14, 2019: USC vs Alabama
September 28, 2019: USC vs Kentucky
October 9 - 20, 2019: South Carolina State Fair
October 19, 2019: USC vs Florida
November 2, 2019: USC vs Vanderbilt
November 9, 2019: USC vs Appalachian State
November 30, 2019: USC vs Clemson

Cheer on the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium during the 2019 Fall Season! Dress in garnet and black and tailgate at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds with family and friends. Click 
here for the full South Carolina 2019-2020 football schedule and ticket information.


Deceased Farm
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2019
October 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 2019
November 1, 2, 2019

Experience your deepest fears brought to life at this intense haunted attraction. Self-guided haunts take you through 6 terrifying buildings, 3 outdoor zones & 2 acres of creepy corn fields inhabited by unspeakable creatures!


  1. 16
    August
    Twilight in the Garden Summer Movies - The Good Dinosaur
    Cool off in the Splash Zone at Waterfall Junction from 6PM until dusk. Then roll out a blanket and catch a movie at the Garden’s amphitheater. Enjoy a few Friday evenings with family at Riverbanks Botanical Garden this summer! No outside food or drink allowed; concessions will be available for purchase.
  2. 24
    August
    Main Street Latin Festival
    The festival showcases the culture and vitality of Columbia’s Latin community by bringing together diverse groups of people to celebrate the Latin culture through its foods, arts, dances and music in a fun, family-oriented environment.
  3. 2
    September
    Labor Day 5 Miler
    7AM
    This Columbia race is scheduled for September 2nd rain or shine. This flat and fast course starts at the corner of King and Blossom St and finishes at 2515 Devine Street. Award ceremony will start at 8:15AM. Refreshments will be available!
  4. 20
    September
    Riverbanks Zoofari
    Title
    Join us for the wildest fundraiser in town! Enjoy fabulous food and libations and dance to live music. Bid on unusual silent and live auction items and explore Riverbanks Backstage. Proceeds support conservation and education efforts.
  5. 20
    September
    Clinton Sease Farm Corn Maze
    Ends Nov 20
    Clinton Sease Farm Corn Maze activities include: Tire Climbing Wall, Tire Maze, Marshmallow Maze, Animals, Corn Hole, Combine Slide, Big 40 foot slide, Wooden Playground Structures, Art Barn, Admission to Pumpkin Patch, Jenga and more!
  6. 27-28
    September
    Irmo Okra Strut Festival
    This free festival has been a southern favorite for 46 years! Enjoy family fun, live music and all the goodness that is Okra. Night time music series both days. Individual fees apply for rides, amusements and food / drink.
  7. 9-20
    October
    South Carolina State Fair
    Get ready for 12 days of exhibits, competitions, food, rides, animals and big name entertainment! Special attractions include free Circus Fun, live music from top artists at the Pepsi Grandstand, exciting shows and various competitions.
  8. 12
    October
    Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon
    One morning. One mission—beating breast cancer in the Midlands! Join us in this community effort to take steps against breast cancer at Segra Park. We’re ready to make a BIG difference in the Midlands! Are you?
  9. 18-30
    October
    Boo at the Zoo
    Treat your family to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s Halloween Spooktacular! Trick-or-treating, a marshmallow roast, Frankenstein's Foam Zone, Mummy Dance Party, Haunted Carousel, Spooky Spots & Stripes Railroad, mysterious hay maze and more!