Columbia SC celebrates the new year 2013 with a free party, live music, fireworks and a ball drop at Midnight.

Celebrating and bringing in the New Year 2013 can be fun and free in Downtown Columbia SC.   Columbia SC 2012

Entertainment begins around 6:20 with the Reggie Sullivan Band followed by Terrance Young, DJ BizMarkie, Atlantic Starr and the Wallflowers.

Things will amp up around 11:50 with Midnight Fireworks, countdown to the ball drop and other festivities.  

Columbia SC vendors will be selling food and soft drinks. Beer, wine and champagne will also be available.

Visit the big tents at Resolution Row at the corner of Lady and Main Streets to record your 2013 resolutions on the big canvas banner.

General Admission is free and includes admission to The Zone to watch college football games.

General Admission Entry Locations:

1.      Washington Street @ Main Street

2.      Sumter Street @ Lady Street 

3.      Assembly Street @ Lady Street

Parking is free at 5 locations:

1.       Assembly Street @ Washington Street

2.       Washington Street @ Lincoln Street

3.       Pendleton Street

4.       Taylor Street @ Sumter Street

5.       Taylor Street @ Assembly


Famously Hot NYE Map 2012