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What's Hot This April
Posted on March 23, 2017 at 1:32PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Welcome to Columbia SC - The Real Southern Hot Spot! This month is packed with events showcasing our food, culture, scenery and more. Keep reading for a roundup of things to do below, ...
What's Hot This March
Posted on February 22, 2017 at 7:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Come out and enjoy the lovely spring weather this month! Read on for a roundup of things to do below and check out our calendar of events for everything else going on all month ...
Your Guide to All Things Green: St. Pat's in Five Points
Posted on February 10, 2017 at 12:25PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Blarney! On March 18th, Columbia, SC will become a sea of green for the 35th Annual St. Pat's in Five Points celebration. And you're in luck, because we have everything you need to know ...
Top 10 Tips for Total Solar Eclipse Weekend in Columbia, SC
Posted on January 31, 2017 at 11:56AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Be in the know and travel on the path to totality in the "Total Eclipse Capital of the East Coast," Columbia, SC. The entire region is hosting eclipse-related events throughout the long weekend ...

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is home to more than 2,000 magnificent and fascinating animals and one of the nation's most beautiful and inspiring botanical gardens. 
The lush 170-acre site features dynamic natural habitat exhibits, scenic river views, spectacular valley overlooks and significant historic landmarks.
For more than 40 years, Riverbanks has provided individuals, families and groups with a common place to connect with and learn about the world's wildlife and wild places.
Twice awarded the Governor's Cup for South Carolina's Most Outstanding Tourist Attraction, Riverbanks is the premier family choice for education and recreation in the Southeast.
Daily park hours: 9 am - 5 pm. Extended summer weekend hours: 9 am - 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays ( April - September). Open every day except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.

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  • Price Range Maximum: $$ - $101-150
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 6
  • Total Sqft.: 14,700
  • Theatre Capacity: 700
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 800
  • Distance to Airport: 10

Brew at the Zoo

August 4, 2017
Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Times: From: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Gather your herd for Brew at the Zoo - Columbia's coolest suds sippin' safari! Stroll through the Zoo, sample over 100 varieties of imported, domestic and micro-brews, enjoy one-of-a-kind animal ...More»

Rhythm and Blooms

May 4-25, 2017
Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Times: From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and tune in to music and flowers after hours at Waterfall Junction. Enjoy live music while your kids explore Riverbanks' 3-acre children's garden. Food and beverages, ...More»

Twilight in the Garden Featuring A Bug's Life

August 11, 2017
Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Enjoy a few Friday evenings with family at Riverbanks Botanical Garden this summer! Cool off in the Splash Zone at Waterfall Junction from 6:00pm until dusk. Then roll out a blanket on the grassy ...More»

Twilight in the Garden Featuring Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone

July 14, 2017
Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Enjoy a few Friday evenings with family at Riverbanks Botanical Garden this summer! Cool off in the Splash Zone at Waterfall Junction from 6:00pm until dusk. Then roll out a blanket on the grassy ...More»

Twilight in the Garden Featuring Tarzan

June 9, 2017
Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Enjoy a few Friday evenings with family at Riverbanks Botanical Garden this summer! Cool off in the Splash Zone at Waterfall Junction from 6:00pm until dusk. Then roll out a blanket on the grassy ...More»

Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden

April 28, 2017
Location: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Times: From: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
At this iconic Columbia event, guests can choose to sample from more than 100 varieties of domestic and imported wine while savoring the seasonal sights of one of America's best public gardens. In ...More»
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