Columbia Festival of The Arts. Your Summer Starts Here. Columbia Festival of The Arts. Your Summer Starts Here.

Columbia Festival of The Arts. Your Summer Starts Here.

Columbia Festival of The Arts. Your Summer Starts Here.

  • Aaron Neville
    Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Location: James Rouse Theatre
    Time: 7:30 pm
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  • Manual Cinema
    Date: Saturday, June 24,
    Location: Smith Theatre, HCC
    Time: 8 pm
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  • Architects-Of-Air
    Date: June 16, 17 & 18, 2017
    Location: Columbia Lakefront
    Time: Throughout The Day
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  • Be A Volunteer
    Date: June 16 - 25
    Location: 2017 Festival Events
    Time: Your Schedule
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  • Festival Piano Sale
    Date: June 16-18
    Location: Jim Rouse Theatre
    Time: By Appointment & 12-5PM Sunday
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  • Stoop Storytelling
    Date: Friday, June 23
    Location: Smith Theatre, HCC
    Time: 8 pm
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  • Sprout Film Festival
    Date: Saturday, June 24
    Location: HCC
    Time: 4 PM
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  • Sundance Shorts
    Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017
    Location: Monteabaro Hall, HCC
    Time: 1 pm and 4 pm
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  • LakeFest
    Date: June 16, 17 & 18
    Location: Columbia Lakefront
    Time: Throughout The Day
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  • Arts & Crafts Show
    Date: June 16, 17 & 18, 2017
    Location: Lakefest
    Time: Throughout The Day
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  • Beer Festival
    Date: June 16, 17 & 18, 2017
    Location: Lakefest
    Time: Throughout The Day
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  • Culinary Festival
    Date: June 16, 17 & 18, 2017
    Location: Lakefest
    Time: Throughout The Day
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This is the 30th Anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts and the 50th Birthday of Columbia.  We’re celebrating with another awe-inspiring schedule of exciting performances.  From iconic folk singers to New Orleans Rhythm and blues, the Festival’s music has something for everyone in the family.

The LakeFest Free Weekend is back with live LakeStage performances covering every music genre, along with our signature Invitational Arts & Crafts Show.  Not to be missed on Opening weekend is Architects of Air – Katena Luminarum, a soaring inflatable multi-room lighted sculpture that promises a spectacular journey into a surreal world that has delighted audiences across the globe.

Manual Cinema: The End of TV, Sundance Shorts on Tour, Sprout Film Festival and Stoop Storytelling take the 2017 Columbia Festival of the Arts to a whole new entertainment level.

This is the official start to summer so reserve your place now at this year’s Festival performances.

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