Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Valentine's Day in Columbia SC

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Columbia, South Carolina this February 2015. 

Kick off Valentine's Day with a trail race, spend time with the entire family at Columbia Museum of Art and plan a night out on the town while your kids enjoy a fun evening at Riverbanks Zoo. Columbia has a special treat for every couple!

Check out our list of Valentine's Day Weekend events and make your holiday plans today! Visiting Columbia from out of town? The Staybridge Suites, Wingate Harbison, Holiday Inn Express Harbison and Hampton Inn Lexington offer comfortable accommodations, complimentary breakfast and free parking. We look forward to celebrating Valentine's Day with you in Columbia, South Carolina.

Valentine's Day Events in Columbia SC:

Half-Moon Outfitters Make My Day 5K/12K
February 14, 2015 at 9AM
The 6th Annual Make My Day trail race will take place on February 14th, 2015 in Columbia, SC at Harbison State Forest. This trail race encompasses three of the major trails in the forest (Firebreak, Stewardship, Midlands Mountain), giving each runner the chance to really experience the beauty of a local trail running venue. Runners of all skill are invited to attend - from advanced to novice - this race has something for everyone. So lace up those running shoes, grab some friends and come dominate some trails! Run local, support local! Click here for additional information.

Parents' Night Out: Be Our Valentine at Riverbanks Zoo
February 14, 2015 from 6-9:30PM
Plan a night out on the town while your kids enjoy a fun-filled and educational evening full of adventure at Riverbanks Zoo under the care of Zoo staff and ZooTeen volunteers. Supervised activities will include games, crafts, animal encounters, a kid friendly movie with popcorn and a pizza dinner.

Studio Cellar: Picasso Lovers
February 14, 2015 at 6:30PM
Paint your date in Picasso inspired techniques this Valentine's Day 2015. Painting is on 2 canvasses so you can put them together when they're complete. We will walk you through this 2 hour painting step by step, no skills needed. Wine, beer, and light appetizers from Blue Marlin sold on premise. Continue Mixin' and Mingling at the Paint Bar afterwords!

Family Fun Day: Sweet on CMA
February 14, 2015 from Noon - 3PM
Families are invited to Feel the Love (of ART) at ?Family Fun Day: Sweet on CMA.? Get creative at art stations and make a valentine for someone special. Take a ?Love-Struck? Tour, participate in the ?I Heart Art? Gallery Hunt, and strike a pose in the ?Be Mine? Selfie Booth. See the Columbia Marionette Theater perform ?Hansel and Gretel? at 1:00 p.m. Don?t forget to purchase some sweet treats! Sponsored by Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center. Click here for additional information.

Cupid's Chase 5K
February 14, 2015 
Community Options, Inc. will hold its Annual Cupid’s Chase 5k Run that will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015, in twenty-seven race locations. Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit organization incorporated in 1989 and headquartered in Princeton, NJ. Our mission is to provide housing and employment support to people with disabilities. Click here for additional information.

Valentine’s Day Cinema: The African Queen
February 14, 2015 at 7PM
Channel your inner Humphrey Bogart – or Katharine Hepburn – during our third annual Valentine’s Day Cinema event.  Join us in the lobby for champagne and sweets and expect a delightful evening filled with 1950’s romance, World War I action and – the real reason we’ll all be there – the incredible chemistry between Bogey and Kate, sparring in all of their cinematic glory.

Columbia Baroque presents Portraits of Love
February 13, 2015 at 7:30PM
Love and music have been intertwined throughout history. Our concert paints several of love’s faces: charm, flirtatiousness, grace, sweetness, moving from romantic ill-starred lovers to one of love lost. A perfect concert to attend with your favorite Valentine!

Danielle Snyder
Columbia SC Events