Events and Festivals around the Lake Murray, South Carolina Area Make the Holiday Season A Great Time to Spend with Friends and Family.
- 2019 Christmas Light Boat Parade December 7, 2019 6 PM
View the boat parade at the Lexington Park Site at the Lake Murray Dam http://clintonseasefarm.com/
- Holiday House Tours
Robert Mills House and the Hampton-Preston Mansion Tours
Dates: Friday, November 22, 2019 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Guests are invited to see a variety of holiday decorations and experience past traditions. Tour guides will provide stories of holidays past in Columbia and discuss how families decorated and entertained during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Pricing: $10 -$36, varies. See website for details
- Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo
Now until December 31, 2019; Nightly 5-9 PM
Enjoy nearly one million twinkling lights, countless decorative images, Holly Jolly Christmas Parade, animated story tree, nightly visits with Santa (through December 23), warm memories and holiday cheer around the Jingle Bell Bonfire, and much more!
Admission: $12 Adults and $10 Children ages 2–12.
- Wreaths Across America
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Wreaths Across America will be at Fort Jackson National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country’s fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
- New Year’s Eve with Salt-N-Pepa
December 31, 2019, 6:30 PM
This FREE New Years’s Eve Celebration features a full-length concert featuring Salt-N-Pepa as well as bands The High Divers and Cottontown Soul Society.
Located in front of the State House, downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
- Exclusive Events. Only 12 tickets each tour.
Enjoy this historic walking and tasting tour in Lexington. Learn about Lexington’s rich history while you savor and experience tastings from five of the area’s wonderful restaurants. The tour begins in the courtyard at Private Property, runs approximately 2.5 hours.
Dates: November 2 – December 14, 2019 Tour times and locations on website: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4360410
- Soda City Market on Main in Columbia
Main Street, Columbia
1500 Block of Main Street
Columbia’s weekly Main Street event inspired by traditional European street markets.
Open every Saturday morning 9 AM – 1 PM, year-round, rain or shine!