Things to Do with Kids Over Winter Break

2019 – 2020 School Year’s Winter Break :: Dec. 23 – Jan. 3 Holiday Lights on the River  In addition to viewing the spectacular light displays, family activities make this event a Must-Do for you and yours. All Holiday Lights activities are offered nightly except Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas night.  The Midlands Largest…

Holiday Events 2019

There are many, many more Holiday Events on this site. Check out Holiday Lights, Holiday Concerts, Theatre & Dance, Visits with Santa, and much more. Festival of Trees November 22 – 24 The 30th Festival of Trees will be held at the South Carolina State Museum. Festival of Trees features decorated trees, wreaths, stockings and…

Ho Ho Ho! Visit Santa Claus!

Santa Claus is coming to town… Columbia SC, that is! A list of places where you and your children can visit Santa Claus this season Dutch Square Center: Free Photos with Santa starting November 29th Take a free photo with Santa at Dutch Square Center located at 421 Bush River Road this holiday season! They…

Holiday Markets and Open Houses

Thirty one holiday markets are being held in the Midlands this season! That’s a lot of shopping! Here’s our list! Get busy! Please patronize our sponsors… they make MerryChristmasColumbia.com possible!       Chapin 30th Annual Holiday Open House Thursday, October 31 – Sunday, November 3Shop Chapin  this week for incredible specials and one of a…

Holiday Party Planning

Are you planning a holiday gathering in the Greater Columbia area? Here are some helpful resources to make that job a breeze… 929 Kitchen & Bar 929 Gervais St. | 803.764.3825  Your guests will enjoy delicious, authentic Korean dishes at 929 Kitchen, and its beautiful modern decor will provide the perfect backdrop to your party…

Holiday Dining

Dining out with friends, family and co-workers during the Holidays is what fond memories are made of.  Treat yourselves to some place truly special… like our suggested places below. 929 Kitchen & Bar 803-764-3825 | 929 Gervais Street 929 Kitchen & Bar is a sparkling bright spot on Gervais St. in the Vista,  boasting delicious…

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Bundling up, hopping in the car, driving down to a farm, and cutting down your own Christmas tree is a classic Christmas experience. This family-friendly activity is often a first-come-first-served business, so we’ve compiled all of the best Tree Farms around Columbia, in order to help you find that perfect tree. Make sure to call…