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15 Salads You Have To Eat This Summer In #RealColumbiaSC
Posted on July 14, 2017 at 10:56AM by Holly Heaton
In the summer heat, a crisp salad bursting with flavor is the ultimate refreshing meal. With access to an abundance of fresh and vibrant South Carolina produce, Columbia chefs are serving up ...
Here's How To Celebrate The 4th Of July In Columbia SC
Posted on June 28, 2017 at 2:51PM by Holly Heaton
  Photo by: John A. Carlos II  Burgers on the grill, boats in the water and fireworks flying through the southern air...it's almost 4th of July weekend, y'all. Don't stress over ...
What's Hot This July
Posted on June 27, 2017 at 6:49AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Bask in the glory of summer this month. Fill up those extra hours of daylight with festivities, outdoor events, concerts and more. Read on for a roundup of things to do all month long ...
5 Places to Celebrate National Doughnut Day in Columbia SC
Posted on June 2, 2017 at 6:16AM by Columbia, South Carolina
Everyone loves doughnuts - it's a fact. We've rounded up five local spots with unforgettable sweet-and-stickies, so you can indulge the #RealColumbiaSC way. Oh, and you should definitely hit all five ...
What's Hot This June
Posted on May 19, 2017 at 8:11AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Summer is on its way and that means there's more time to experience Columbia, SC through a line-up of seasonal events, concerts, exhibits and more! Keep reading for a roundup of things to ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Lee Snelgrove with One Columbia for Arts and History
Posted on May 11, 2017 at 7:43AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get to know the man who's worked hard to bring a lot more color and creativity to Columbia SC - Lee Snelgrove with One Columbia for Arts and History!       Lee Snelgrove ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Abby Naas with the Columbia Fireflies
Posted on May 9, 2017 at 10:32AM by Dayna Cantelmi
A somewhat newer face in the Columbia community, Abby Naas and the Columbia Fireflies with whom she works have already made quite the impact on our region. Find out just what it is that ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Chef Mike Davis with Terra
Posted on May 9, 2017 at 9:42AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Today, check in with Chef Mike Davis from Terra for all of his insider tips on Columbia SC!       Chef Mike Davis, owner of Terra in West Columbia, is a ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Rita Patel with Hotel Trundle
Posted on May 8, 2017 at 1:20PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Thanks for tuning in yesterday and getting to know Trae Judy with Music Farm Columbia a little better! Now, find out how Rita Patel with Hotel Trundle has impacted our ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Trae Judy with Music Farm
Posted on May 8, 2017 at 7:00AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get to know some of the movers and shakers in our community who make the tourism industry in Columbia warm, welcoming and thriving. Stay tuned this week as we get to know some of Columbia's Faces of ...
What's Hot This May
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 6:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Between the weather, sports, concerts and festivals, there's no reason not to be out and about in the streets of Columbia, SC this May. Read on for a roundup of things to do below, then ...

1208 Washington Place

1208 Washington Place is the jewel of Columbia.  Located in the heart of Downtown Columbia our unique venue dates back to 1924 and has been added to the list of historic buildings in Columbia.  With the original bank vaults and board room it makes for a perfect venue for social events, corporate meetings, receptions and more.

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1208 Washington Place Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 5
  • Total Sqft.: 11,450
  • Largest Room: 3,700
  • Theatre Capacity: 387
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 341

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Bond Room X       1775.00     186     122     136     197  
Mezzanine X       900.00     94     62     69     100  
National Republic Ballroom X       3700.00     387     250     400      
Stock Room X       1300.00     136     89     100     144  
Terrace 1 X       1015.00     106     70     78     112  
Terrace 2 X       450.00     47     31     34     50  
Terrace 3 X       605.00     63     34     46     67  
The Library X       700.00     75     49     54     79  
Washington Street Ballroom X       3075.00     323     212     236     341  

Artists For Africa 6th Annnual Performance Art Event

August 2, 2017
Location: 1208 Washington Place
Times: From: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Artists For Africa will host its 6th Annual Performance Art Event in Columbia, SC. The evening will begin with an elegant cocktail hour featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres from Catering and ...More»

SC Pride President's Ball featuring Carson Kressley

August 12, 2017
Location: 1208 Washington Place
Times: From: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Join in on this fabulous party for a top-shelf open bar affair with tasty hors d'oeuvres and amazing performances. Featuring Emmy-winning television star, Carson Kressley, who's career includes ...More»
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