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Columbia Night Life

December 19, 2018

Looking for some fun things to do at night in Columbia? Well, your search is over! Below, you’ll find events and activities going on all around town from January to February. First Thursday on Main Street, Shaggin’ at the Woody, escape rooms at the Final Door… 


First Thursday on Main

Thurs., Jan. 3  & Thurs., Feb. 7

Indulge in great deals during this monthly celebration downtown! Enjoy special activities and deals at Main Street businesses like The Whig, Bourbon, Cantina 76, Drake’s Duck-In, Mast General Store, the Columbia Museum of Art and more!


The Woody in the Vista

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Open Thurs., Fri., Sat. from 6pm

This Vista hot spot, named after longtime Columbia disc jockey Woody Windham, is THE BEST nightclub for dancing! The DJ spins songs from all eras and genres, and the dance floor is always packed!

There are nightly drink specials offered and special events held throughout the year, and dance lessons on Salsa Wednesdays and Shaggin’ Thursdays.  808 Lady St Suite G (Entrance on left side of building) 


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920 Lady St. | Open Sun. – Thurs. 11am-12am; Fri. & Sat. 11am-2am

Bringing a little bit of country and whole lot of BBQ to the Vista! Great food, drinks, live music, and line dancing are all on the menu. Great country look with large stage and vintage American flag as backdrop. Large bar with sports on TVs. 


SC Pedal Parlor

Contact: 803-302-7750 | Book Online

SC Pedal Parlor.jpgThe SC Pedal Parlor gives you a whole new way to experience Happy Hour in Columbia!

The Pedal Parlor’s unique “bike” is 100% human-powered by pedaling, eco-friendly, and allows you to see bars, taverns, restaurants and shopping districts in a safe and fun way – from the seat of a moving bar stool! 


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Contact: 803-422-1190 | Book Online

Aboard the Columbia Brew Bus, you get to experience a fun and fascinating ride on your way to Columbia’s best breweries and distilleries!

Enjoy viewing local landmarks, light snacks and bottles of water, trivia and great music. Choose from a Brew Tour, Student Night, Sunday Funday, or Sampler Tour which visits a local wine bar, brewery, and distillery! 

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Pearlz Upstairz Lounge

Thursday from 9pm-12am | 936 Gervais Street

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Pearlz Upstairz Lounge, in the Vista, is a unique space that features live jazz and blues music from local and regional artists. The eclectic jazz bar serves popular hand-crafted cocktails and offers an extensive beer list, and Jazz Night is every  This chic hideaway is a great way to relax at the end of each week!


Themed Trivia at Liberty Tap Room & Grill

Thursdays at 7 | 828 Gervais St.

Thursdays are for Trivia at Liberty! Each week you can show off your knowledge of pop culture  by answering questions about popular TV series’ and movies.

While you’re there, enjoy $8 pizzas from 5-10pm and drink specials, or come in early for some great happy hour specials from 4-7pm. 

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The Final Door

930 Knox Abbott Dr. | Contact: (803) 602-2433| Website

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Columbia’s ultimate escape room game, The Final Door, is the most challenging fun you’ll ever have in 60 minutes! Work to solve puzzles, find clues, and ultimately free yourself from one of several high immersion rooms.

This is the only escape room around that offers beer and wine in its lobby, and the only one that will hide beer and wine in your game! Use the code DISCOVER on the website and save 10%. 


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