This weeekend in Columbia! 4/20 - 4/22

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Looking for something to do this weekend in Columbia, SC area with the family and friends? Don’t miss out on these events that are sure to be fun for everyone! 

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1. Support your local Fireflies! This weekend your Fireflies will be playing the Hickory Crawdads Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

Friday’s game will begin at 7:05 and will include fireworks after the game!

Saturday’s game will begin at 6:05 and fans are encouraged to wear costumes as they celebrate “Halfway to Halloween” with at spooky evening at the park!

Sunday’s game will begin at 2:05. This day has two exciting events! Arrive before the game and the players will be available to sign autographs and during the game there will be a splash zone with the Fireflies firetruck behind Crescent Patio!

These games you don’t want to miss!

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2. Newberry’s Pork in the Park!

Saturday from 11A-3:30P the Newberry town square and park will be lined with vendors selling all types of BBQ! There are 16 BBQ groups competing for top honors in Chicken, Ribs, Boston Butt, and Doko Smoke will be defending their Grand Champion status from 2017! This event promises to bring nothing but fun and food for everyone there!

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3. Universoul Circus

This weekend the Universoul Circus comes to Benedict College in the heart of Columbia!! This circus is a one ring experience with mostly African American performers. This group has performed in over 24 countries and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. With shows all weekend there is no excuse to miss this amazing show!

With all the happenings in the town and surrounding areas this weekend don’t spend it just setting at home. Go out, have fun, and make memories.

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4. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

A trip to the South Carolina's flagship zoo and garden is just what the doctor ordered for this sprinter blues we are experiencing! There are so many new and expectant babies at the zoo right now, from lions to kolas to gorillas who know what one will see when there! Take a trip through the rain forest exhibit and the cool off by going to look at the penguins. This is one trip that is sure to get everyone excited and ready to get those weekend steps in!!


We hope to see you at one of the many events going on in the community this weekend!

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