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‘Tis the season of holiday shopping! Columbia County is the perfect Christmas town to buy something special for every person on your list. With dozens of unique local shops and boutiques, you’ll find gifts you can’t get anywhere else. Skip the chain stores this year and embrace the heart-warming experience of shopping small. Here are […]

Columbia County Parks, Recreation and Events and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau are thrilled to welcome the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Division 1 Soccer National Championship November 13-19 at Blanchard Woods Park. “We are thrilled to welcome the NJCAA Women’s Soccer Championship to Columbia County,” said Shelly Blackburn, Executive Director […]

CONCORD, N.C. (September 8, 2022) The Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau received the Best Marketing Campaign Under $100K award for their Serene18 Paddle Trail at Southeast Tourism Society’s Shining Example Awards held on the evening of September 8th, 2022, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord Golf Resort and Spa in Concord, NC […]

The Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors is pleased to announce the unveiling of the “Love Locks” public art project at Savannah Rapids Park. “The tradition of attaching a Love Lock to the fence of the Canal Headgates bridge has become increasingly popular among citizens and visitors,” explained Shelly Blackburn, CCCVB Executive […]

*Updated on August 31, 2022 Columbia County’s proximity to Clarks Hill Lake creates an abundance of public lands and natural resources full of incredible wildlife. Check out our hunting and fishing guide below for locations to hunt and/or fish and the species you can expect to find in Columbia County. Georgia offers a Free Fishing […]

The second you step into Sól Himalayan Salt Cave and Spa, you completely forget you are in the center of the hustle and bustle of Evans, Georgia. All of the day’s stress quickly disappears in the tranquil setting of their beautiful salt cave created with hundreds of Himalayan Salt bricks. Close your eyes and listen quietly […]

If you ask any southerner what their favorite food is, there is a good chance they will say Mac & Cheese! However, when we’re talking about Mac & Cheese, we mean cooked from scratch and loaded with gooey cheese! To help you celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day, we’ve rounded up our top 5 locations […]

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 […]

Enjoy an amazing Georgia paddling experience during your weekend getaway in Columbia County, located just two hours from Atlanta and only minutes from the neighboring City of Augusta. With miles of scenic waterways, Columbia County is a nature-lovers paradise. And there is no better way to experience nature and all its beauty than on a […]

The temperature is rising, and flowers are in bloom here in Columbia County. You know what that means… It’s time to get outside! Luckily, Columbia County is home to over a dozen parks boasting nature, pavilions, and recreational spaces. While our parks are exceptional, we’ve identified six parks that offer something extra special such as […]