July 17 – 25, 2021 Beat the heat and enjoy a week of cosmically cool fun all about space with FREE general admission for kids under 12! Enjoy exhibition tours, special live sky planetarium experiences, a new 4-d show and lots more. Activities are included with museum general admission orContinue Reading

The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board is pleased to present Lake Murray’s 4th of July Celebration, scheduled for Saturday, July 3rd. The Boat Parade is back this year and will take place at 12pm. Boats of all sizes and shapes are invited to register; this year’s theme isContinue Reading

Dominion Energy will reopen a Lake Murray recreation area to visitors on a limited capacity. Located immediately south of the Lake Murray Dam, Park Site 1 has been closed since the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting South Carolina last year. Following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,Continue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program supports thoseContinue Reading

The mayors of the lakeside towns of Chapin, Irmo, and Lexington, as well as the City of Columbia, have issued proclamations in support of National Safe Boating Week, May 22-28, to help promote the official launch of the 2021 Safe Boating Campaign. This yearlong campaign promotes the value of voluntary,Continue Reading

Local Company offers guided kayak tours of the Park. Carolina Outdoor Adventures began operating in the Spring of 2015. The company was started by Billy Easterbrooks after several years of hosting kayaking trips and event planning for friends. “We started with guided kayaking trips on the Congaree River and areContinue Reading

If you’ve made the leap into investing in a better quality of life with a boat, you’re hopefully prepared for some upfront costs. When you’re on Lake Murray soaking up the sun with friends and family this spring and summer, it will be clear that the expense was well worthContinue Reading