Solar Fest West at the West Columbia Riverwalk & Amphitheater

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Solar Fest West at the West Columbia Riverwalk & Amphitheater

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The City of West Columbia invites you to attend Solar Fest West to view the once in a lifetime solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017, from 12 PM – 4 PM, at the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road, West Columbia, SC. Solar Fest West will feature live music from Seventy Six and Sunny with Prettier than Matt, food trucks, a beer garden, education stations to learn more about the eclipse, Pelican SnoBalls, face painting, balloon art, cooling stations, a photo booth with a custom eclipse background, and free eclipse glasses!

Full details:

Come down to the West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater to view the once in a lifetime solar eclipse at Solar Fest West – A Total Eclipse in the Park! Free Admission! Free eclipse glasses to the 1st 5,000 people in attendance.
Live Music from Seventy Six and Sunny with Prettier Than Matt!
with a special intermission by Willie Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass
Hog N Around BBQ
Haute Dog Lady
Gin’s Juice
Twist Bartending SC
Beer Garden
Education Stations
Pelican’s SnoBalls West Columbia
Face Painting
Cooling Stations
Photobooth with a custom eclipse background
Free Eclipse Glasses (made by NASA recommended Rainbow Symphony)
Free Walking History Tours of the Riverwalk by Palmetto Outdoor Center
Visually impaired learning materials at the Education Stations
Mark your calendars!
#eclipse2017 | #tse2017 | #2017eclipse Total Eclipse Weekend Columbia, SC

Book your rooms while they last at one of our partnered hotels:
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Columbia-Airport
Hampton Inn Columbia Airport

We recommend bringing chairs, blankets, sunscreen and/or hats.
Event is rain or shine.
Parking map:


This event will be handing out free eclipse glasses to guests, while supplies last. Available on event date and time only.

Located at the West Columbia Riverwalk & Amphitheater in West Columbia, S.C., hosted by the City of West Columbia.


West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater
119 Alexander Road
West Columbia, SC 29169 United States
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