Spacious, modern, and bright, the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center is a beautiful, practical location for your event. Our building is located in the heart of the historic Vista entertainment district, an area full of restaurants, shops and galleries located just below a revitalized Main Street and just above the region’s beautiful riverwalk trails.

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2020 SCHSL Football Championship

The South Carolina High School League Football State Championships returns to Columbia SC for the 2020 season and we could not be more excited to welcome the athletes, coaches, fans and family. This...

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Sports Bar for Every District

There’s no doubt that sports are looking a bit unusual this year. As home to several colleges and universities, we’re used to game days and nights filled with fans cheering on their team, no matter...

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American Cornhole Organization Tournament

Cornhole Tournament Comes to Columbia SC

Cornhole – It’s More Than A Bar Game. We’re willing to bet you’ve tried your hand at Cornhole (beer in the other hand) at some point in your life. It’s a fun-loving game that often graces the yards...

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Bubble Ball

Check out The State's video coverage of the newest sports phenomenon in the Midlands: bubble ball!

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