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Welcome to Downtown City Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Come experience the uniqueness of Downtown Columbia!

Downtown Columbia is a vibrant commercial and residential city center.  It is home to a diverse and growing business market, including numerous law firms, banks and real estate corporations.  Entertainment and tourism are big parts of the area, as the Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia City Ballet, and the Nickelodeon Theatre are all located in the heart of downtown.  Many hotel accommodation options are available, including the Columbia Marriott and the Sheraton Hotel in the Historic Palmetto Building.  As for residential redevelopment, Main Street is booming with 1520 Main, the Tapps Building, the Barringer Building, The Palms on Main, and the Hub at Columbia.   

Need a lift?

CCP's ambassadors, otherwise known as the "yellow shirts", will take you from the 1200 block of Main Street up to City Hall, or in and around the Vista. Just call us! Let us know what time you need to be picked up, where you'll be, and where you'd like to go. Our ZeRover shuttle is complimentary. Grab a friend and a phone, and give us a call at 803.309.7758.

Hours: Monday - Sunday, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

First Thursday on Main Events

On the first Thursday of each month, people enjoy a series of art shows, events, entertainment, restaurant specials and more! Many businesses in downtown Columbia participate in First Thursday on Main by keeping their doors open late.

Updated: April 30, 2015 - Latest Events Listing (PDF)

  NEW - Downtown Retail Map (PDF)
  Downtown Retail Plan (PDF)
  Downtown BID Facade Services
  Events Policy (DOC)

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Soda City, Columbia's all-local farmers market, takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday on the 1500 block of Main Street, with dozens of local vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products and arts and crafts.

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