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Friday, November 2nd
7 — 10 p.m.
Palladium Fall Tour | 70s Kickoff Party
The Arcade on Main : 1332 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Join Historic Columbia for this inaugural Palladium event, held on Columbia’s Main Street over two days.
70s Kickoff Party
Friday, Nov. 2 | 7 - 10 p.m.
Kick off the Stayin' Alive festivities and enjoy a 1970s-themed party at the historic Arcade Building, locate at 1332 Main Street. This event will include specialty food and drinks, music from DJ GLDFNGR and dancing. Guests will also have an opportunity to take a tour of Columbia's Down Under below the Arcade Mall, Columbia's first indoor shopping center, which housed a group of shops, bars and restaurants between 1972 and 1974. Today, Columbia’s Down Under is remembered as a unique attempt to capitalize on the Arcade Building's location and architectural layout. Costumes encouraged! Tickets purchased for Friday night include a ticket to Saturday's Loft Tours & Biergarten. All proceeds support Historic Columbia.
$75 for Palladium members
$90 for Historic Columbia members
$100 for general public
Note: Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Loft Tours & Biergarten
Saturday, Nov. 3 | 12 - 5 p.m.
Enjoy a biergarten and take an exclusive tour of some of Main Street’s historic lofts and buildings at the Palladium Fall Tour. The biergarten will take place at The Venue on Main with beer and wine provided by The Whig (including a special Palladium Pale Ale), food trucks from City Limits Barbeque and Pawleys Front Porch, games and music. Tickets include a map of the locations available to tour, access to the biergarten and one beer ticket. Kids, strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome at the biergarten. TVs will be set up playing both the USC and Clemson games.
Stops on the tour include:
- The Pastor’s Study
- The new Hendrix building
- The Nickelodeon
- Hotel Trundle
- The Kress Building
- The Barringer Building
- And more!
The event will take place at The Venue on Main (entrance is between Michael's Cafe & Catering and Good Life Cafe). The tour is self-guided and will begin at The Venue on Main.
The Story of Columbia's Down Under
On Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3, Palladium will host their first ever Fall Tour , which consists of a series of Main Street loft tours, a biergarten and a '70s-themed party at the Equitable Arcade Building. The Arcade, specifically the basement level, has long intrigued Columbia citizens and...