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Where to Watch 2018 4th of July Fireworks near Columbia, SC

You can do better than dinky sparklers and Roman candles this Fourth of July. In fact, you’d do your family and kids a disservice by letting them think that’s how America rolls on its birthday. Rather than hosting a 4th of July cookout this year, plan on watching the fireworks at one of these local Independence Day events in Columbia.

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Lake Murray 4th of July Boat Parade & Fireworks Show

When: June 30 (12:00 to 9:15 PM)
Where: Lake Murray

The 30th annual Lake Murray 4th of July celebration should be one for…

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11 Sizzling Summer Concerts in Columbia, SC

Find yourself needing something fun to do in Columbia, SC? Tons of calendar-circling options are available to you, including these eleven fantastic summer concerts. So, tell your friends, add reminders on your phone, and fill up on these summer tunes.

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Saturday, June 9

Toby Keith

The Oklahoma country all-star is back! This June, he’ll continue his “Should’ve Been A Cowboy XXV” tour in Simpsonville—that’s just a short hour-long drive north of our Columbia Hyundai dealership—at the Heritage Park Ampitheatre. Tickets begin at just $18.


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5 Valentine's Day Date Ideas in Columbia, SC

From nice meals at a restaurant to bright and shiny objects, Valentine's Day dates should involve the best of intentions for that special person. If you’re in the Columbia area this February 14th, treat your significant other to a memorable V-Day with one of these Valentine gifts or trips.

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5. The Solstice Kitchen

The Solstice Kitchen in Columbia features American food in the best "Melting Pot" sense of the word. Their menu items range from hamburgers to filet mignon and Carolina Mahi-Mahi to shrimp & grits, not to mention international touches here and there, like Thai peanut sauce...


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The Best 2017 Fall Events in Columbia, SC

The pumpkins are carved, the cider is made, and your backyard looks like a tree sneezed on it. That’s right—it’s autumn, the perfect season to get out and explore local events with the kiddos, BFFs, and cousins you barely know. Don’t miss out on the year’s best events! Here’s what’s happening this fall around Columbia, SC.

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5 Spectacular 2017 Summer Events near Columbia, SC

There’s no shortage of sights to see, foods to feast on, or celebrations to cheer for here in Columbia. But with so much to do, it may be difficult to separate the best from the rest when creating your yearly schedule of “extracurricular activities.” Leave the weekend planning to your Columbia Hyundai dealership, Jim Hudson Hyundai, and mark your calendars for these five summer events near Columbia, Lexington, and Rock Hill, SC.

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10 Amazing Spring Events near Columbia, SC for 2017

Don’t have time to build your own spring schedule? We don’t blame you—life can sometimes be too complicated to plan ahead. Instead of struggling to find weekend events for the family or planning a fun night out with friends, let Jim Hudson Hyundai lend a hand. Take a look at these 10 incredible spring events in and around Columbia, SC, and you’ll be all set!

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3rd Annual South Carolina Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Date & Times: April 29th from 11 am to 6 pm
Location: South Carolina State Fairgrounds (1200 Rosewood Dr…

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The 2017 Guide to New Year’s Eve Events in Columbia, SC

The time has come to put 2016 in the rearview and start planning the new year from scratch. What will you do? Where will you go? Who will you see? Those questions and more are answered within, so read below to discover some of Columbia’s finest New Year’s Eve parties and winter events that will help make the beginning of your 2017 momentous.

Famously Hot New Year

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The countdown begins with South Carolina’s largest New Year’s Eve party. Free to attend and suitable for all ages, the Famously Hot New Year event…

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2016 Fall Events and Happenings in and around Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC, is famously (or infamously, depending on who you ask) hot—but not just in temperature. Every season, Columbia heats up and booms with life by becoming the biggest stage for both thrilling, star-studded concerts and family-friendly events alike. This autumn is no exception.

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Check out what’s happening this fall in Columbia and Lexington, and we’re certain you’ll find more things to do than you ever thought possible.

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The Jim Hudson 2000 Sales Race & Car Giveaway

Jim Hudson Hyundai of Columbia, SC, in collaboration with the Jim Hudson group of dealerships, is ecstatic to announce this spring’s incredible giveaway of a 2 year lease on a new car. The best part? There’s no purchase necessary to participate! Just schedule a test drive online, then visit our showroom and test drive any car to put the final touches on your entry.

Between May 1st and June 30th, 2016…

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