Columbia Fall Festivals 2020

Prison Break Race - Jefferson City, MO - Aug 29 to Aug 29, 2020
Take your chance to break out of a real dungeon under a 180 year old abandoned prison! Emerge from the dungeon, sprint through the prison, and set off on a 4+ mile course that will test your skills

Run for Our Troops 5K - West Columbia, SC - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2020
The Cayce – West Columbia Junior Chamber presents the annual 5K event to support military veterans and first responders that are coping with physical and emotional injuries resulting from their heroic service to our nation. The race course begins on Alexander Road near the parking entrance to the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater.

Lake of the Ozarks BikeFest - Osage Beach, MO - Sep 16 to Sep 20, 2020
Activities include over 200 bars and restaurants, 50 live music events, vending areas, motorcycle ride tours, and tons of bike builders demonstrating their skills. One of the country’s great motorcycle gatherings.

Heritage Festival & Craft Show - Columbia, MO - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
Three stages of live music and dance performances, crafts, artisan demonstrations, chuckwagons, Ghost stories, museum and village tours, and Fun for Young’uns Area with paper pumpkins, rope making and more.

Jubilee: Festival of Heritage - Columbia, SC - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2020
This outdoor festival started in 1978, and continues to bring together artisans, dancers, musicians, and storytellers to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on the grounds of the Mann-Simons Site. This family friendly event includes kids activities and games, house tours of the Mann-Simons Site and the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House, bus tours of significant sites in downtown Columbia, and more!

Okra Strut Festival - Irmo, SC - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2020
Features a Friday evening street dance, a Saturday morning parade, arts & crafts, amusements & rides, live bands and festival food. Attendance is typically between 55,000-60,000 annually.

Turkey Festival - Eldon, MO - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2020
Vendors with homemade crafts, food, direct sales and commercial offerings and information on non profits. Held rain or shine.

Roots N Blues Festival - Columbia, MO - Oct 2 to Oct 4, 2020
Over 40 musicians representing genres of blues, roots, gospel, folk, country, and soul, plus a 1/2 marathon and 10K, and more at Stephens Lake Park. Since 2007.

Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival - Camdenton, MO - Oct 10 to Oct 10, 2020
Annual event in the Lake of the Ozarks area with workshop, fiber arts display and vendor booths. Free admission. Held at Community Christian Church and sponsored by the Lake Area Fiber Artists.

South Carolina State Fair - Columbia, SC - Oct 14 to Oct 25, 2020
Equine events, Heritage Village, crafting shows, prince & princess pageant, fair food, entertainment and more. Held annually since 1869.

Famously Hot SC Pride - Columbia, SC - Oct 16 to Oct 17, 2020
The largest and longest-running Pride event in South Carolina. Street party and parade, live music, guest speakers, and more.

Columbia Home & Garden Show - Columbia, SC - Oct 31 to Nov 1, 2020
Everything you may need in or around your home! Meet vendors who can help with home improvement, building, kitchens, bath, gardens and landscaping, pools and spas, security systems and so much more