Ashley Swain

 Although Georgia is traditionally known for its peaches and peanuts, Columbia County is a melting pot of delicious international eats. Nestled along the Savannah River, Columbia County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the US with comfort foods from around the world. If you’re open to expanding your horizons, get ready to experience different […]

Pumpkins in the Park Scavenger Hunt begins September 22 and runs through October 22 at Savannah Rapids Park! Get the kids active as you search for fall-themed décor hidden around the park. All families that participate will be entered into a random drawing for a family four-pack from Steeds Dairy! To participate:  Stop by the […]

Artists interested in creating works inspired by the history and environment of the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area and the Love Locks at Savannah Rapids Park are encouraged to apply for a public art project commission by November 1. The Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCCVB) issued a request for qualifications for the project, […]

Columbia County is packed with outdoor activities and excursions you’re sure to love, especially this time of year when the temperature is perfect and the water is still warm. While you’re out on the serene waters or hiking our trails, you are sure to work up an appetite. We’ve identified the top 5 local lunch […]

It may be the dog days of summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors. Here are our favorite ways to beat the heat this summer! Splash Pads The kids will have a great time running around and staying cool at one of the splash pads at Evans Towne Center Park… …or the Evans Library […]

Calling all artists! Whether you are an accomplished artist or have a young artist at home, we invite you to celebrate summer from July 1- 21 by decorating Savannah Rapids Park with painted rocks. Participating is as easy as 1,2,3: Paint/decorate a rock Register your rock at the Columbia County Visitors Center at Savannah Rapids […]

The summer holidays are coming up quickly. It’s already time to plan for the 4th of July, and what better way to channel your star-spangled spirit by visiting Columbia County, Georgia. Columbia County has summer accommodations for the whole family. Whether you want to stay in corporate lodging, a farmhouse, or campsites with a view, […]

School just got out for the summer and you’re already hearing “I’m bored.” Well, you don’t have to go far to keep the boredom at bay! There is plenty to do and see right here in Columbia County. Here are our top 10 activities to keep the kids entertained all summer long: Soak Up. Get […]

Columbia County Parks, Recreation and Events and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau are thrilled to welcome the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Division 1 & 2 Soccer National Championship June 3 – 8 at Blanchard Woods Park. “We are thrilled to welcome the NJCAA Women’s Division 1 & 2 Soccer Championship to […]

Columbia County Parks, Recreation and Events and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau are thrilled to welcome the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s Soccer National Championship May 4 – 10 at Blanchard Woods Park. “We are thrilled to welcome the NAIA Men’s Soccer Championship to Columbia County”, said Shelly Blackburn, Executive Director […]