• Heritage Christian Jan 2024

Events in Columbia, SC: Don’t Miss a Thing!

What’s happening in Columbia, SC? We know and now you do, too! The days of finding out about the coolest family-friendly events after they’ve already happened are over. With the Kidding Around Columbia Events Page, you always know about the area’s best events and things to do.

What Columbia, SC events are you looking for? If you are searching for family-friendly events and things to do this weekend, this month, or this season, you’ve found the right list!

Really!

These are the upcoming Columbia, SC events, activities, and things to do that you don’t want to miss!

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Events in Columbia, SC, this month, this weekend

Columbia, SC Events: What’s Happening in Columbia?

Scroll through our list of Columbia events. It’s full of family-friendly options, unique events, and even free events to keep your family busy and having fun together!

 

may, 2024

wed01may10:00 amwed12:00 pmPainting Class for Kids @ Studio Bloom10:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Studio Bloom Weco, 840 Meeting Street, Suite APrice:$20

wed01may10:00 amGladys' Gang Toddler Edition: Where and When10:00 am(GMT-04:00) The Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main StreetPrice:Free

wed01may10:00 amwed11:30 amHomeschool Hangout @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10

wed01may2:00 pmwed6:00 pmMother Goose Day @ Blythewood Library2:00 pm - 6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Blythewood, 218 McNulty StreetPrice:Free

wed01may3:30 pmwed4:30 pmCrafternoon - Perler Beads @ Sandhills Library3:30 pm - 4:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Sandhills, 763 Fashion DrivePrice:Free

thu02may(may 2)10:00 amfri03(may 3)10:45 amStorytime at the Park: Gills Creek Park10:00 am - 10:45 am (3)(GMT-04:00) Gills Creek Memorial Park, 24 Forest Lake PlacePrice:Free

thu02may6:30 pmThe Root Doctors @ Icehouse Amphitheater6:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Icehouse Amphitheater, 107 West Main StreetPrice:Free

thu02may3:00 pmthu7:00 pmLake Carolina Farmers Market3:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Lake Carolina Farmers Market, 5 Lake Carolina WayPrice:Free entry

fri03may10:30 amfri11:30 amMom and Baby Yoga10:30 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Freedom Yoga, 112 Main StreetPrice:$25

fri03may8:00 amfri5:00 pmFood and Culture Festival8:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry StreetPrice:Free entry

fri03may10:00 amfri11:30 amFun Friday @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10 for single admission; $35 for monthly membership

sat04may8:00 amsat3:00 pmVicious Biscuit Columbia Grand Opening Celebration8:00 am - 3:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Vicious Biscuit - Columbia, 3246 Forest DrivePrice:Free entry

sat04may8:00 amsat7:00 pmFree Comic Book Day @ Heroes and Dragons8:00 am - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Heroes & Dragons, 1807 Bush River RoadPrice:Free

sat04may8:30 amsat11:00 amHarbison Boulevard Birthday Celebration8:30 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) Time to Shine Car Wash - Harbison Boulevard, 291 Harbison BoulevardPrice:Free

sat04may9:00 amVirginia Hylton Park Grand Reopening9:00 am(GMT-04:00) Virginia Hylton Park, 111 Maiden LanePrice:Free

sat04may10:00 amsat12:00 pmBackyard Saturday - Flowers10:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River RoadPrice:$5 parking fee

sat04may10:00 amsat3:00 pmMother's Day Market @ Horse Sense10:00 am - 3:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Horse Sense Tack and Feed, 1407 South Lake DrivePrice:Free entry

sat04may10:00 amsat4:00 pmThe Oz Escape: An Interactive Experience10:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) *Location Details In Event Description, Location in the event description Price:$40 - $80 per team

sat04may10:00 amsat7:00 pmMay the Fourth Be With You @ Big Air Lexington10:00 am - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Big Air Lexington, 934 North Lake DrivePrice:Varies - based on jump time

sat04may10:30 amsat11:30 amCrafternoon: A Surprise for Mom @ Richland Library Southeast10:30 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Southeast, 7421 Garners Ferry RoadPrice:Free

sat04may11:00 amsat1:30 pmPickin and Piggin @ Saluda Shoals Park11:00 am - 1:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River RoadPrice:$5 for 12 and under; $15/adult

sat04may11:00 amsat7:00 pmAnnual Rosewood Crawfish Festival11:00 am - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) South Carolina Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood DrivePrice:TBA

sat04may12:00 pmsat2:00 pmSensory-Friendly Play Event @ Richland Library Southeast12:00 pm - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Southeast, 7421 Garners Ferry RoadPrice:Free

sat04may8:00 amsat5:00 pmFood and Culture Festival8:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry StreetPrice:Free entry

sat04may9:00 amsat1:00 pmSoda City Farmers Market9:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Main Street Columbia, 1600 Block of Main StreetPrice:Free entry

sat04may9:00 amsat4:00 pmRepticon9:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Jamil Shrine Temple, 206 Jamil RoadPrice:$6 - $15, 4 and under free

sat04may3:00 pmsat7:00 pmSoda City Bounce - Cinco De Mayo3:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Krafty Draft Brew Pub, 269 Charter Oak RoadPrice:$15

sun05may9:00 amBarnyard Flea Market Comic and Toy Show9:00 am(GMT-04:00) The Barnyard Flea Market, 4414 Augusta RoadPrice:Free admission

sun05may11:00 amsun2:00 pmThe Big Nosh: Jewish Food Festival11:00 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Tree of Life Congregation, 6719 North Trenholm RoadPrice:Not specified

sun05may12:00 pmsun4:00 pmVegfest 202412:00 pm - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) City Roots, 1005 Airport BoulevardPrice:$15+

sun05may8:00 amsun5:00 pmFood and Culture Festival8:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry StreetPrice:Free entry

sun05may9:00 amsun10:00 amSunday Morning Yoga @ BOHO Pizza9:00 am - 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) BOHO Pizza and Brew, 2514 Augusta HighwayPrice:$20

sun05may9:00 amsun4:00 pmRepticon9:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Jamil Shrine Temple, 206 Jamil RoadPrice:$6 - $15, 4 and under free

sun05may12:00 pmsun5:00 pmFirst Sunday @ SC State Museum12:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais StreetPrice:$1/guest

sun05may2:00 pmsun6:00 pmSoda City Bounce - Cinco De Mayo2:00 pm - 6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Krafty Draft Brew Pub, 269 Charter Oak RoadPrice:$15

mon06may6:00 pmmon6:30 pmPajamarama Storytime @ Richland Library Sandhills6:00 pm - 6:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Sandhills, 763 Fashion DrivePrice:Free

wed08may10:00 amwed11:00 amMovers and Shakers Storytime @ Richland Library Main10:00 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly StreetPrice:Free

wed08may5:00 pmwed7:00 pmMother's Day Craft @ East Bay Deli - West Columbia5:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) East Bay Deli - West Columbia, 108 Sunset CourtPrice:Free craft

wed08may4:00 pmwed5:00 pmRead to a Therapy Dog @ North Main Library4:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library North Main, 5306 North Main StreetPrice:Free

wed08may6:00 pmWednesday Walk @ Cayce Riverwalk6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) *Location Details In Event Description, Location in the event description Price:Free

thu09may11:00 amthu10:00 pmHandel's Homemade Ice Cream Grand Opening Celebration11:00 am - 10:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Handel's Homemade Ice Cream, 4619 Forest DrivePrice:Varies

thu09may6:30 pmThe Hitmen @ Icehouse Amphitheater6:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Icehouse Amphitheater, 107 West Main StreetPrice:Free

thu09may3:00 pmthu7:00 pmLake Carolina Farmers Market3:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Lake Carolina Farmers Market, 5 Lake Carolina WayPrice:Free entry

fri10may10:00 amfri11:30 amFun Friday @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10 for single admission; $35 for monthly membership

fri10may3:00 pmFlowers for Mama Bear @ Play Matters3:00 pm(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:TBA

fri10may11:00 amfri10:00 pmHandel's Homemade Ice Cream Grand Opening Celebration11:00 am - 10:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Handel's Homemade Ice Cream, 4619 Forest DrivePrice:Varies

fri10may5:30 pmfri9:30 pm8th Annual Art on State5:30 pm - 9:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Meeting Street Artisan Market, 425 Meeting StreetPrice:Free entry

fri10may6:00 pmfri9:00 pmParent's Night Out @ Jeep Rogers YMCA6:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Jeep Rogers YMCA, 900 Lake Carolina DrivePrice:$20 members, $30 non-members

fri10may6:30 pmfri9:30 pmKids Night Out @ Empire Gymnastics6:30 pm - 9:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$25, $5 off when you bring a sibling/friend

fri10may7:00 pmfri9:00 pmFun Friday @ Crooked Creek Park7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington HighwayPrice:$5

sat11may7:15 amsat9:00 amRiverbanks Run7:15 am - 9:00 am(GMT-04:00) Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, 500 Wildlife ParkwayPrice:$40 zoo members, $50 general admission

sat11may8:45 amMiracles in Motion 5K Walk, Run, and Roll8:45 am(GMT-04:00) The Therapy Place, 3620 Covenant RoadPrice:Varies

sat11may10:00 amsat12:00 pmGuided Paddle Trip @ Saluda Shoals10:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River RoadPrice:$50 single, $80 tandem

sat11may9:00 amsat1:00 pmSoda City Farmers Market9:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Main Street Columbia, 1600 Block of Main StreetPrice:Free entry

sat11may10:00 amsat1:00 pmPick and Play @ Clinton Sease Farm10:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Clinton Sease Farm, 382 Olde Farm RoadPrice:$15

sat11may11:30 amKids Yoga Saturdays11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Tribe Yoga and Wellness, 2121 College StreetPrice:$25

sun12may9:00 amsun10:00 amSunday Morning Yoga @ BOHO Pizza9:00 am - 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) BOHO Pizza and Brew, 2514 Augusta HighwayPrice:$20

sun12may2:00 pmMother's Day Bunny Yoga @ Fit Columbia2:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Fit Columbia, 2121 College StreetPrice:TBA

mon13may1:00 pmmon2:00 pmSTEAM Studio @ Richland Library Blythewood1:00 pm - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library Blythewood, 218 McNulty StreetPrice:Free

wed15may10:00 amwed11:00 amGladys' Gang Preschool Edition: What and Where10:00 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) The Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main StreetPrice:Free

wed15may10:00 amwed2:00 pmSandhill Children's Garden Grand Opening10:00 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Clemson Sandhill REC, 900 Clemson RoadPrice:Free

wed15may10:00 amwed11:30 amHomeschool Hangout @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10

wed15may10:30 amwed11:00 amSpanish Toddler Storytime @ Play Matters10:30 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:included in $15 admission

wed15may(may 15)6:00 pmWednesday Walk @ Cayce Riverwalk6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) *Location Details In Event Description, Location in the event description Price:Free

wed15may6:00 pmSquonk Brouhaha @ Koger Center6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Kroger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene StreetPrice:Free

thu16may3:00 pmthu7:00 pmLake Carolina Farmers Market3:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Lake Carolina Farmers Market, 5 Lake Carolina WayPrice:Free entry

thu16may6:00 pmSquonk Brouhaha @ Koger Center6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Kroger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene StreetPrice:Free

thu16may7:00 pmDisney on Ice Presents Magic in the Stars7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln StreetPrice:Varies

fri17may9:00 amfri5:00 pmToddler Bounce Bash @ Play Matters9:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:included in $15 admission price

fri17may10:00 amfri11:30 amFun Friday @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10 for single admission; $35 for monthly membership

fri17may(may 17)7:00 pmDisney on Ice Presents Magic in the Stars7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln StreetPrice:Varies

sat18may10:00 amsat5:00 pmFarm 1780 Spring Festival10:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) The Farm 1780, 1127 Corley Mill RoadPrice:$25/vehicle

sat18may9:00 amsat1:00 pmSoda City Farmers Market9:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Main Street Columbia, 1600 Block of Main StreetPrice:Free entry

sat18may(may 18)11:00 amDisney on Ice Presents Magic in the Stars11:00 am(GMT-04:00) Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln StreetPrice:Varies

sun19may9:00 amsun10:00 amSunday Morning Yoga @ BOHO Pizza9:00 am - 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) BOHO Pizza and Brew, 2514 Augusta HighwayPrice:$20

sun19may1:00 pmDisney on Ice Presents Magic in the Stars1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln StreetPrice:Varies

wed22may10:30 amwed11:00 amSpanish Toddler Storytime @ Play Matters10:30 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:included in $15 admission

wed22may4:00 pmwed5:00 pmRead to a Therapy Dog @ North Main Library4:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Richland Library North Main, 5306 North Main StreetPrice:Free

wed22may(may 22)6:00 pmWednesday Walk @ Cayce Riverwalk6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) *Location Details In Event Description, Location in the event description Price:Free

thu23may3:00 pmthu7:00 pmLake Carolina Farmers Market3:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Lake Carolina Farmers Market, 5 Lake Carolina WayPrice:Free entry

fri24may9:00 amfri5:00 pmToddler Bounce Bash @ Play Matters9:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:included in $15 admission price

fri24may10:00 amfri11:30 amFun Friday @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10 for single admission; $35 for monthly membership

fri24may7:30 pmfri9:30 pmOpen Gym @ Carolina Gymnastics7:30 pm - 9:30 pm(GMT-04:00) Carolina Gymnastics, 437 Rabon RoadPrice:$20

sat25mayAll DayPalmetto Falls Opening Day Celebration(All Day: saturday)(GMT-04:00) Palmetto Falls Water Park, 6511 Marion AvenuePrice:$60 season pass for military; $70 season pass civilians

sat25may7:00 amColumbia Race to Remember7:00 am(GMT-04:00) Downtown Columbia YMCA, 1447 Hampton StreetPrice:Varies

sat25may9:00 amsat1:00 pmSoda City Farmers Market9:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Main Street Columbia, 1600 Block of Main StreetPrice:Free entry

sat25may10:00 amsat1:00 pmPick and Play @ Clinton Sease Farm10:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Clinton Sease Farm, 382 Olde Farm RoadPrice:$15

sun26may9:00 amsun10:00 amSunday Morning Yoga @ BOHO Pizza9:00 am - 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) BOHO Pizza and Brew, 2514 Augusta HighwayPrice:$20

wed29may10:30 amwed11:00 amSpanish Toddler Storytime @ Play Matters10:30 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:included in $15 admission

wed29may(may 29)6:00 pmWednesday Walk @ Cayce Riverwalk6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) *Location Details In Event Description, Location in the event description Price:Free

thu30may1:00 pmthu4:00 pmMAGNOLIA - The Nature Club Workshop1:00 pm - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Sesquicentennial State Park, 9564 Two Notch RoadPrice:$20

thu30may3:00 pmthu7:00 pmLake Carolina Farmers Market3:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Lake Carolina Farmers Market, 5 Lake Carolina WayPrice:Free entry

fri31may9:00 amfri5:00 pmToddler Bounce Bash @ Play Matters9:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) PlayMatters SC, 3685 Leaphart Road, Suite APrice:included in $15 admission price

fri31may10:00 amfri11:30 amFun Friday @ Empire Gymnastics10:00 am - 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Empire Gymnastics, 116 South Lake CourtPrice:$10 for single admission; $35 for monthly membership

fri31may6:00 pmfri9:00 pmThe Night Shift @ Re-Find6:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Re-Find, 718 South Edisto AvenuePrice:Free entry

sat08jun11:30 amKids Yoga Saturdays(june 8) 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Tribe Yoga and Wellness, 2121 College StreetPrice:$25

sat15jun(jun 15)11:30 amKids Yoga Saturdays(june 15) 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Tribe Yoga and Wellness, 2121 College StreetPrice:$25

sat29jun(jun 29)11:30 amKids Yoga Saturdays(june 29) 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Tribe Yoga and Wellness, 2121 College StreetPrice:$25

sat06jul(jul 6)11:30 amKids Yoga Saturdays(july 6) 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Tribe Yoga and Wellness, 2121 College StreetPrice:$25

sat13jul(jul 13)11:30 amKids Yoga Saturdays(july 13) 11:30 am(GMT-04:00) Tribe Yoga and Wellness, 2121 College StreetPrice:$25