Ring in the New Year at First Thursday on Main in January!

1200 Block

The Whig – Enjoy a night of pure luxury with Lo-Fi Brewing.  Poutine Masala is back!!! https://goo.gl/xmh84m

Persona Pizzeria – Enjoy $5.99 wood fired pizza and $3 beer specials! Open until 10 pm.

Oak Table – Enjoy a three-course dinner curated by Chef Todd Woods for $35.

Bourbon – Featuring $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules!

1300 Block

Cantina 76 – Stop by for their First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita.

Arcade Mall

  • Pelliclaude – Celebrate their 1st Birthday with a complimentary glass of wine (or French lemonade), something to munch on, conversation, and discounts on select Handmade items!

  • Blue Sky Gallery – Stop by the gallery and visit with Blue Sky!  See his most recent masterpieces.

1400 Block

East Bay Deli – Buy a sandwich or salad ($8.99+ value) and get a FREE cup of soup ($3.99 value) Valid only during 1st Thursday. Must mention 1st Thursday to redeem.


Miss Cocky –  Enjoy wine, cheese, and 40% off sale from 6-9 pm.  Also, stop by for brow consulting and shaping with Brooke!

1500 Block

Columbia Museum of Art – Galleries are open until 8:00 p.m. Enjoy a 6:00 p.m. gallery tour of Renée Cox: Soul Culture. At 6:30 p.m. have a laugh with a sketch show from The Mothers sketch comedy troupe of Trustus Theatre. Free with membership or admission. 5 – 8 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/696442470553897/

Boyd Plaza – Main Street ICE is back on Boyd Plaza! 4-9 pm.


Sunday & Co. –  Check out the new things at Sunday & Co. and enjoy champagne and hors d’oeuvres!

Random Records – Pop-up sidewalk record stand with vintage vinyl for sale!

Anastasia & Friends Gallery – Enjoy an amazing show by Patrick Parise  – About Abstraction 


Drake’s Duck-in – Open until 9 pm. Enjoy craft beer and wine on the patio!


Main Street Public House– Live jazz music with the Mark Rapp Group. 6 – 9 pm.

1600 Block


Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) – Featuring artist Laura Hine in the Cellar at Grapes. $5 glasses of wine and craft beer.


Masala on Main – Join Masala on Main for a 5-minute relaxation! 6pm, 6:30 and 7pm!  Stick around for a glass of wine in their lounge. Guaranteed peace of mind! https://www.facebook.com/events/1555037937899057/

Mast General Store – Sam & Rob present a rich harmony driven acoustic sound with a mix of original music and covers!

Good Life Café – Check out their First Thursday specials!


Michael’s Café & Catering –Live music, happy hour, and tapas! Enjoy live music inside the cafe with Just Sweet Karma Duo from 6pm-9pm, with happy hour specials from 4pm-7pm.

The City of Columbia Arts Center (1227 Taylor Street) – The Art Center will be demonstrating hand building techniques with masks, demonstrating a kick wheel and giving tours.  Light refreshments will be served.

Tapp’s Arts Center – Tapp’s Arts Center and Palmetto Luna Arts present: Through the Eyes of Salvador: Afro-Cuban Public Art. Featuring paintings, a mural, and an artist talk by Afro-Cuban Artist, Salvador Gonzalez Escalona. Opening reception: 6 – 10 pm and Artist talk at 7:30 pm.  Cash bar and light food. http://www.tappsartscenter.com/event/through-the-eyes-of-salvador-afro-cuban-public-art/