The West Columbia Amphitheater and parking lot to the South end of the Riverwalk is now open to the public after being temporarily closed for improvements to the amphitheater. The seating and stage areas were resurfaced to improve the experience for all visitors to the Riverwalk.
The West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater is a frequented spot for rafters, Rhythm on the River Concert goers, and other events in the Midlands. The first event to be held at the Amphitheater after the upgrades are complete will be Solar Fest West – A Total Eclipse in the Park, the eclipse viewing event August 21 from noon – 4 pm.
The City of West Columbia is situated along eight miles of the beautiful lower Saluda and Congaree Rivers. Known for being friendly, welcoming and affordable, the city also has top-level schools and a myriad of dining and shopping options, as well as exemplary health care options that are within a three-mile radius. The area is ideal for commerce, thanks to its business-friendly attitude, low taxes and utility rates. The City is concentrating on economic development and is eager to attract business start-ups and/or relocations. Additionally, major interstates, highways, the airport, and Columbia are just minutes away. When it comes to recreation, West Columbia offers kayaking, canoeing, tubing, parks, water-front concerts, 8.5 miles of walking and biking trails, and much more, including access to the renowned Riverbanks Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and Waterfall Junction. More information is available at www.westcolumbiasc.gov.