This month is filled with #mainsteats and tons of #mainstdistrict events and happenings along #mainstcolasc.  Come see what's in store!
JUNE 2022

What's Happening Around the Main Street District 

Developers Bet on Downtown Housing to Carry Main Street Columbia’s Revival

By this Fall, roughly 28 new units will be available to rent at 1813 Main apartments.  Residents of the one and two-bedroom apartments in the renovated Klondike Building, purchased by Cason and Cohn in 2019, will have access to a rooftop terrace, a fitness center, common spaces, and a lounge area.
It’s only a small part of the growth in housing options downtown, which hovers around 3,000 units now, according to market research firm Colliers. In the next few years, the downtown stock is expected to double.
Read More ~ The State

Colliers' COO Elected President of Global Board

David Lockwood, COO and executive vice president of Colliers South Carolina, has been elected to serve a one-year term as president of the global board of directors of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.
Lockwood attained his SIOR designation in 1990. He was elected as the current SIOR Vice President in the Fall of 2021. 
At Colliers, Lockwood’s primary areas of expertise include brokerage management, market analysis, lease negotiations, corporate services, and consultative brokerage. He is past chair of the Main Street District. 
Read More ~ MidlandsBiz

Events & Specials This Month

 Join us for First Thursday on Main on June 2 from 6 to 10 pm.   

Thursday, June 2
6:00 – 10:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of live music, great food, and more!  Move up and down the Main Street District for happenings from the 1200 block to the 1700 block.

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1214 Main Street

Jack & Jazz Series

Every Thursday
7:00 pm

Join Bourbon for the new live music series in the Bourbon Courtyard every Thursday. Music starts at 7:00 pm.

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Shvaas Spa
1716 Main Street

Book Your Salt Cave Session Today!

Every First Thursday
All Day

Every 1st Thursday Shvaas Spa is offering Salt Cave sessions for $25 all day. Reservations must be booked by calling 803-708-4196 or emailing
Mast General Store
1601 Main Street
(803) 771-2300

Land Trust Day with Congaree Land Trust

Saturday, June 4
9:00 am – 8:00 pm

On Land Trust Day, Mast Store will host representatives from Congaree Land Trust. To ensure that it has the support it needs to continue its vital service to our community, each store will donate 20% of that day’s sales to this partner agency.
The Congaree Land Trust protects 88,000 acres of scenic lands, open spaces, farms, forests, and natural habitats across 14 counties in the Midlands of South Carolina. For 29 years, this agency has promoted voluntary conservation efforts that support the regional economy, promote healthy lifestyles, safeguard clean air, and water sources, and improve the local quality of life.

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Ebenezer Lutheran Church
1301 Richland Street

The Charlestones Sing Everything - Patrons and Friends of the Arts at Ebenezer

Sunday, June 5
4:00 – 5:30 pm
The Holy City's favorite a cappella group makes their Columbia debut, performing their popular "The Charlestones Sing Everything" program for the Patrons and Friends of the Arts Concert Series at Ebenezer Lutheran Church. 

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1643 Main Street


Wednesday, June 8
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Join Smoked for a Peaks and Pints cookout that celebrates the intersection of natural beauty, artisanal brewing, and the culinary art of dining al fresco. Enjoy a bountiful meal of favorites that are best enjoyed outside, including freshly smoked turkey and brisket, slaw, cornbread, baked beans, and mac and cheese. Choose your favorite Peak Drift beers brewed in-house and enjoy a magical night in their courtyard and lounge. Each $75 ticket includes two Peak Drift beers, with a reduced price of $65 for those who choose to abstain.
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Richland Library
1431 Assembly St
(803) 799-9084

Join Richland Library for a Small Talk with George Clinton at the Township Auditorium

Wednesday, June 8
6:30 – 8:00 pm

(Township Auditorium)

Parliament-Funkadelic archivist/historian Tim Kinley will chat with George Clinton about his music and his career in this one-on-one discussion. George will share stories about everything from his Funkadelic career in the barbershop to starting a barbershop quartet, and on to the long, wild journey on the Mothership.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the small talk will start at 6:30 p.m. 
This event is free, but a ticket is required.  Tickets can be picked up from the Township Auditorium Box Office (1703 Taylor Street, Columbia SC 29201).

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The Joint
1710 Main Street

First Friday Blues Jam

First Fridays
5:30 – 8:30 pm

On the first Friday of every month, The Joint presents a blues jam session with host Zach Bingham. A special guest will kick off the first set, and all are welcome to play some of the blues standards we know and love.  The Joint will have several amps on stage, so bring your guitar, bass, voice, harp, etc. This week, Friday, June 3, they will feature Matt Hallman, Ray Mahndow, Sam Bryant Brendan, and Michael Bull.
South Carolina Carnival
Main Street (1800 Block)

South Carolina Carnival's Annual Block Party

Saturday, June 11
12:00 – 8:00 pm
Come out and enjoy a full day of fun and culture from the Caribbean and beyond.
  • Live Entertainment & Performances
  • Food Vendors
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Fun Activities
For more information visit

Free Admission. 
Sylvan’s Jewelry
1500 Main Street
(803) 779-2250

Estate and Vintage Jewelry Event

June 15 – 18
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join Sylvan’s for their Estate and Vintage Jewelry Event.  This is your best opportunity to see the largest selection of vintage, antique, and estate jewelry.

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1515 Main Street
(803) 799-2810

Celebrate Juneteenth at the CMA

Sunday, June 19
All-day – Free Admission
1:00 pm – Guided Tour

In celebration of Juneteenth, enjoy free admission to the CMA all day. At 1:00 p.m., take a guided tour of Black art in the CMA Collection with Dr. Nancy Tolson, CMA commissioner, docent, and UofSC assistant director of African American Studies. Self-guided tours are available all day.

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The Main Course
1624 Main Street

Mike Stone Brunch

Every Saturday
11:30 – am – 2:30 pm

Join Main Course for Brunch every Saturday morning
for live music by Mike Stone. Choose from their popular brunch buffet or off the menu.

Seating is first come first served.
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1601 Richland St
(803) 252-7742

Did You Know The Grand Features Live Music Almost Every Day of the Week?

You can couple your handcrafted cocktail with the musical talents of some of Columbia's best local acts. Check out events on their website to learn more. 

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East Bay Deli
1426 Main St
(803) 814-2277

Looking for Deals to Save Some Dough? 

East Bay Deli has EXCLUSIVE offers not available in stores.  Sign up for their emails and you will receive an offer at the beginning of each month to use all month long on all online orders. 
And remember, East Bay Deli has delivery.

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Corazon Holistic Health
1631 Main Street

Massage Therapy is Just What You Need in June

Call Corazon today and schedule your relaxing massage service. Call 803-567-1217 for more information.
Doctors Care
1538 Main Street

Kick-off Your Season Right and Swing into Doctors Care

$25* Sports & Camp Physicals are here. Sports physicals are imperative for any athlete, big or small. They can help identify any health problems that may interfere with participation in a sport. If needed, the provider can give immunizations and discuss any health-related concerns you or your child may have. Get a sports physical today.
Doctors Care on Main is open Monday – Friday 8 am – 4 pm
*Sports physicals pricing valid through – 7/31/2022
The Main Street District
Is a private non-profit organization that manages the 36 block area bounded by Gervais, Elmwood, Assembly, and Marion Streets in downtown Columbia. The organization provides public space management, economic development, place management, marketing, and public advocacy for the Main Street District.
The Board of Directors oversees the organization’s mission — to focus on filling vacancies in commercial properties, retaining existing downtown businesses and recruiting new ones, expanding the downtown residential base, and creating a safe, clean, and friendly downtown environment.
If you are located in the downtown Business Improvement District (36-block area bounded by Gervais, Elmwood, Assembly and Marion Streets in downtown Columbia) and are offering any specials NEXT MONTH, please email Lorri-Ann Carter at or call 803.779.4005.
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