• Lake Murray Water Level

    WATER LEVEL 355.25 Feet MSL Saturday, January 22, 2022   7:30:00 AMLevel is 4.75 feetbelow full pool of 360.00 source: http://murray.uslakes.info/Level/

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Upcoming Events: Lake Murray Community 2022

It’s a special time of year for many. Check out the themed events and activities in and around Lake Murray and Columbia, SC:

December 4, 2021 Lake Murray’s Christmas Light Boat Parade. The 2021 Christmas Light Boat Parade starts at 6pm and gates open at 4:30 PM. Enjoy an evening with family and friends at the Lexington Dam Park Site to view the sparkling boats decorated for the season, enjoy Christmas carols with the local radio station and a fireworks finale. For details: https://www.lakemurraycountry.com/event/lake-murrays-christmas-light-boat-parade/

Now through December 31, 2021 Historic Columbia Holiday House Tour Enjoy holiday tours of the Robert Mills House and the Hampton-Preston Mansion in downtown Columbia, SC. Admission includes a guided tour of both homes. Tours offered Wednesday – Saturday at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 31, only the 12 p.m. tour will be held. Learn more on how to purchase tickets: https://www.historiccolumbia.org/events/2021/2021-12/holiday-house-tours-end

Now through December 30, 2021 Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo. Open 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Enjoy a dazzling display of more than one-million twinkling lights, animated story tree, Jingle Bell Bonfire, and more. COST: $12 Adults / $10 Children ages 2–12. All Riverbanks members receive one free visit. Details: https://www.riverbanks.org/calendar

Now through December 26, 2021 (closed December 25) Carolina Lights Columbia’s downtown drive-through lights show at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. Cars – $15 until Dec. 3; Cars – $20 (Dec. 4 – 26); Mini-Buses (9-25 passengers) – $35; Vehicles over 25 passengers – $70; Ticket details: https://www.scstatefair.org/carolina-lights/


When you think about rides, cotton candy and lights, the state fair most likely comes to mind. The SC State Fair will be returning October 12-23, 2022. Even if you aren’t a fan of roller coasters, come and enjoy the variety of food vendors. From elephant ears, Latin styled street food and shrimp and grits, yum! Why not check out the art, floral, livestock and agriculture competitions as well? Whether you are a thrill seeker, foodie or a fan of local talent, the fair will be 12 days of entertainment for you, your family and friends. https://www.scstatefair.org/