The streets of The Vista, Five Points, Devine Street, and the Main Street District will soon be dawned with twinkly lights and wreaths. It's a time when the capital city becomes even more magical than its usual charm. Beyond the beauty, it's hard to be bored during the holidays.
Columbia for the holidays has become nothing short of a fantastic light show thanks to rockstar events like Lights Before Christmas at the Riverbank Zoo and Holiday Lights on the River hosted by the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission. If looking at dazzling and somewhat tacky holiday lights isn't your thing, there are more than enough ways to get your holiday fix in Columbia, South Carolina. There are many holiday festivals that combine live music, shopping, and family cheer - A Starry Night and Vista Lights to name a few. Get your calendar out and get familiar with the list below. You can bet you'll find something that suits whatever your holiday spirit!
The City of Cayce is excited to announce the return of the Christmas in Cayce festivities! Beginning on Thursday, December 2nd and continuing through the end of the year, visitors can ride or stroll through Cayce City Hall grounds and enjoy the magic of thousands of twinkling lights and Christmas music. Christmas in Cayce is sponsored by several local partners, so all events are free! Learn more at https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/event/christmas-in-cayce/65211/
Columbia’s downtown drive-through lights show – located at the Lexington Medical Center Fair Park at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. Columbia’s downtown drive-through lights show – located at the Lexington Medical Center Fair Park at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. December 4 – December 26, 2021 and Closed Christmas Day. Cars – $20 (Dec. 4 – 26) Mini-Buses (9-25 passengers) – $35 Vehicles over 25 passengers – $70 Purchase passes online or at the gate https://www.scstatefair.org/carolina-lights/
The 68th Annual Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade presented by Nephron will be held Saturday, December 4th, 2021 featuring festive holiday entries from all across the state of South Carolina! This South Carolina Holiday Tradition will begin at 9:45 a.m. at Sumter Street and Laurel and proceeding down Sumter toward the historic Horseshoe, ending on Senate Street. Learn more and look at the map here - https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/event/68th-annual-carolina-carillon-holiday-parade/65188/
These events/attractions and MORE make Columbia for the holidays the best! If you want to know about even more things to do in the Columbia area for the holidays, visit https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/events/holidays/christmas/ Our neighborhood's central location is a major draw for successful professionals who’d like to enjoy easy access to the city but, at the same time, wish to live in a more secluded, natural setting. The Reserve On The Saluda is an oasis where the sounds of a bustling city are replaced by birdsong the river rushing by. If you find you'd love to live in nature's beauty surrounded by mature trees and along the gorgeous Saluda River, CONTACT US today.