Monday, June 4, 2012

Columbia South Carolina June 2012 Events

Happy June Everyone! Columbia, South Carolina is looking forward to a month full of exciting concerts, shows, theatrical performances, sporting events and more. As you make plans with family and friends, we encourage you to check out these June 2012 Columbia South Carolina Events. There are activities and local happenings for people of all ages and interests, so start making your plans today! If you are visiting Columbia from out of town, please visit our website where you will find special hotel deals and a list of local Columbia attractions. Enjoy these memorable Columbia events! 

Featured Event
Join us for the first annual South Carolina Miss Heart of the USA Pageant on June 23, 2012. There will be contestants competing in arious divisions that range from Baby Miss (ages 0-23 months) to Ms (ages 24 and up). The Miss Heart of the USA Pageant encourages fun competition while encouraging participants to get involved with organizations in their community that benefit those in need. Learn more about the SC Miss Heart of the USA Pageant and start making plans to attend with family and friends.

Columbia Sports
The Columbia Blowfish kicked off their 2012 season at the end of May. Blowie the mascot invites people of all ages to join him at Capital City Stadium to cheer on the Blowfish baseball team. Enjoy theme nights such as Guaranteed Win Night, Bark in the Park Night, Thirsty Thursday Games, and more! Occasionally throughout the season there are fireworks after the games. Visit to learn more about their exiting theme nights and order tickets today.

Just for Kids!
The school year is ending and kids are searching for exciting things to do in Columbia, South Carolina during these warm summer months. Kick off your summer with all of their favorite characters from Sesame Street. Sesame Street Live with be at the Colonial Life Arena from June 8 - 10, 2012. Visit for show times and ticket information. Searching for June summer camps? Students in grades 1 - 9 are invited to attend Angry Birds Live. This high flying physics camp offers kids the unique experience of seeing the popular Angry Birds game come to life while they gain an understanding of the fascinating math and physics phenomena that lie behind the game. Call 803-796-7622 for more information. Kids can also attend Rocket Camp this summer! Grades 4-8 are invited to build and launch a straw rocket, bottle rocket, and two model rockets with engines. Visit for more details. 

Live Music in Columbia South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina is full of talented musicians. Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz ... you name it, and there is a show for you! Columbia has been enjoying live entertainment on Saturday evenings as they celebrate Rhythm on the River 2012. Whether you have been at every concert or you are still waiting to catch a show, mark your calendar for these FREE Columbia concerts! Capital City Playboys and the Mobros will be performing on Saturday, June 9th and Whiskey Tango Revue will be performing on June 16th. Visit for additional information.

Outdoor Adventures
Visit the beautiful Lake Murray for some fun in the sun! Walk across the Lake Murray Dam and enjoy picturesque views or spend the day on the water. Soak in the sun rays as you explore the lake by boat and take part in exciting water sports like water skiing and wake boarding. Hop on a Lake Murray cruise to enjoy dinner and a tour of the lake with family and friends. There are activities and tours for people of all ages and interests at Lake Murray, South Carolina. Visit our Lake Murray page for more details.  

Performing Arts in Columbia, South Carolina
The Columbia Marionette Theatre is proud to introduce a new performance for the month of June. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show as Pinocchio takes the stage! This unique Columbia experience features incredible puppets and amazing puppeteers. The crew at Columbia Marionette Theatre entertains audiences of all ages. Visit and get your tickets today!

Are you hosting or attending an event that is not currently listed on our Upcoming Events page? Please contact us with event details so that we can share your event on our website for FREE. We look forward to hearing from you!

Danielle Snyder
Columbia SC Events