Sleep Inn Airport
2208-A Edmund Hwy.
West Columbia, SC 29170
Phone: (803) 926-9260
Fax: (803) 791-9325
Columbia Speedway is an erstwhile racetrack located in Cayce. The former NASCAR auto racing venue is now a setting for concerts and outdoor events.
A must-visit space for live music in West Columbia, Conundrum Music Hall is a space that is simply dedicated to music. Located in downtown, this music venue features an intimate concert hall, with a capacity for 99 persons, and which is equipped with excellent sound and light systems. There's also a good selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as snacks, so you need not leave this haven for music. see the website or call to know more.
Nestled in Congaree Vista, Trustus Theatre is an acclaimed theater. It features two intimate performance spaces - Thigpen Mainstage Theatre which can accommodate 134 people and Richard and Debbie Cohn Side Door Theatre which seats 50. They host engaging plays from Broadway and otherwise. Enjoy their acts on swivelling rocking chairs with popcorn and your favored drink.
One of South Carolina's premiere children's theatre, this fun and entertaining puppet theater features puppets ranging from 12 inches to five feet appearing on the 30 foot stage. Performances are every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., and the third Monday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
Located on the premises of the University of South Carolina, the Colonial Life Arena is where the university's basketball games are held. It's also South Carolina's largest arena, attracting large-scale productions such as the Ringling Brothers Circus and the Lipizzaner Stallions. Check the website for upcoming events and tickets.
The largest arena in the state of South Carolina and the tenth largest on-campus basketball facility in the nation, the 18,000-seat Colonial Center is a state-of-the-art facility with 41 suites, four entertainment suites, the Frank McGuire Club, a full-service hospitality room, technologically advanced sound system, four-sided video scoreboard, and unique concession foods.
A member of the Coastal Plain Baseball League, the Columbia Blowfish consists of college baseball players. Their summer season is played at the Capital City Stadium.
Enjoy a wide range of music from this professional philharmonic company that features distinguished internally renowned and locally based soloists.
Home of the Carolina Gamecocks, this football stadium is one of the top ten largest stadiums in the country and has a seating capacity of 82,500. Along with a variety of sporting events, this stadium is also used for large concerts and the filming of major motion pictures.
Owned and operated by the University of South Carolina, the Koger Center of the Arts hosts a wide variety of orchestra, philharmonic, and symphony concerts each year. Music, opera, dance, theater, and other performing arts are also held at the state-of-the-art facility.
This multi-purpose arena seats 12,400 people and is a popular venue for hockey and basketball. It also conducts magic shows, circuses, dance shows and other entertainment. Particularly popular is the Chicago Symphony, and so are all collegiate events of the University of South Carolina. The Coliseum is also home to the USC Gamecocks and the frenzy of fans on game days is worth watching. Check the website for event updates.
Enjoy hard-hitting, fast-paced hockey games at the Carolina Coliseum by this professional ice hockey team from October to March. Part of the East Coast Hockey League, the Inferno is a Vancouver Canucks affiliate.