Saturday, March 1, 2014

March 2014 Columbia SC Events

The Color Run Race, St. Pat's in Five Points Celebration, Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic and more are happening this March in Columbia SC.

Get plastered in color at the 2014 Color Run, check out original designs and work from hundreds of Craftsmen's Classic Art & Craft Festival, see reptiles, amphibians and other exotic animals at Repticon, celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Five Points and sample delicious cornbread at the South Carolina Cornbread Festival this month in Columbia, South Carolina. These are just a few of the exciting events coming up in Columbia, SC. Mark your calendar today!
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March 2014 Columbia SC Events:

The Color Run in Columbia SC
March 1, 2014
The Color Run is a 5 kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of 'Color Runners' are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. There are two simple rules to follow: Wear white at the starting line and finish plastered in color! After the race, enjoy an unforgettable Finish Festival. This larger than life party features music, dancing and massive color throws which create millions of vivid color combinations. Sign up today for the best 5K on the planet!

Gun & Knife Show at Jamil Temple
March 1-2, 2014
The South Carolina Arms Collectors Association presents the areas largest selection of guns, knives and military under one roof. Show hours are Saturday from 9AM to 5PM and Sunday from 10AM to 4PM. If you join NRA, admission is free for this event.

Craftsmen's Classic Art & Craft Festival
March 7, 2014 from 10AM - 8PM
March 8, 2014 from 10AM - 6PM
March 9, 2014 from 11AM - 5PM
Features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America. See the creative process in action as many exhibitors demonstrate throughout the weekend. There is something for every style, taste and budget with items from the most traditional to the most contemporary. This show is a winner of Sunshine Artist “200 Best” awards.

Run Hard Columbia Marathon
March 8, 2014
Run Hard Running Club presents the 2014 Run Hard Columbia Marathon on Saturday, March 8th. This all new spring race is fun for all ages. It provides course support, fluids / nutrition, shirts, medals and awards. From 5K to Marathon, this Columbia race weekend features the race you need at a price you will love. Visit for details.

March 8-9, 2014
Vendors at Repticon present reptiles, amphibians and other exotic animals, supplies and merchandise. Do not miss your chance to attend this thrilling Columbia SC snake show. Show hours are Saturday from 10AM - 5PM and Sunday from 10AM - 4PM. Admission is $10 for guests 13 years and older, $5 for guests ages 5-12 and free for children under four.

Winter Jam 2014
March 14, 2014 at 7PM
The 2014 Winter Jam Tour Spectacular is scheduled for March 14, 2014 at the Colonial Life Arena. Get your tickets today to Christian Music's largest annual tour. Newsboys, Lecrae, Tenth Avenue North, Newsong and more will perform at this live concert in Columbia, South Carolina. Tickets are $10 at the door. Call 803-576-9200 for more information.

St. Pat's in Five Points
March 15, 2014
Experience St. Pat's in Five Points this March 2014! Race in the Get To The Green 10K, 5K or Family Fun 1-Miler, listen to 15 plus bands and DJ's on 5 stages and catch a FREE St. Patrick's Day Parade. Over 30 bars and restaurants will participate in this exciting holiday event. Plus, there is a children's play area available to guests. Mark your calendar today so that you can celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Five points!

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus
March 27 - 30, 2014
Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show - - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS. Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and mysterious creatures of the past: a unicorn, a Pegasus and a Woolly Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions! Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS! Call 803-576-9200 for more information.

30th Annual Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic
March 28 - 30, 2014
Discover the great outdoors at the 30th annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic. Bring the whole family to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to experience hunting, fishing, boating, camping, kayaking...whatever you are interested in, you will find at the Classic! Browse booth after booth stocked with the latest and greatest hunting, fishing and outdoor sports equipment and clothing, unusual foods and unique gifts. You will find over 300 exhibitors in six buildings, plus more outside. Let the kids try catch-and-release fishing in the SCDNR Aquatic Education Fishing Pond and more. Call 803-734-4008 for more information.

Aiken's First Baptist Church Kidsignment Sale
March 28 - 29, 2014
Aiken's First Baptist Church Kidsignment Sale is a benefit to the PDO program at the church as well as many people in need throughout the community. The sale offers a large selection of clothing, toys and room decor for infant through teen and even maternity. For more information and to find out how to donate, consign or volunteer, please visit

South Carolina Cornbread Festival
March 29, 2014
The 2014 South Carolina Cornbread Festival and 5K Run/Walk promises fun for the entire family. The event will take place at the corner of the 2800 Block of Main Street and Newman Street, in North Columbia. Enjoy a 5K Run / Walk, a Cornbread Cook-off, the Little Miss Muffin Pageant, live music and more. ​The Cornbread Festival will offer the “Corn Muffin Play Land” for kids. “Cocky” will be in attendance along with Benedict's Tiger Mascot and Clemson’s Tiger! Mark your calendars for this family friendly fun-filled day!

Columbia Jewish Film Festival
March 30, 2013 - April 3, 2014
The Columbia Jewish Film Festival offers outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish experience. Reaching out to the entire greater Columbia area, the Festival's aim is to educate, illuminate and entertain views about the language, history and contemporary issues of the Jewish People and Israel through film. All films will be show at Nickelodeon Theater. Call 803-254-8234 for more information.

Danielle Snyder
Columbia SC Events