GENERAL INFORMATION



Directions/Parking

The Township is located on 1703 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC 29201 for GPS service, Mapquest or Google Maps.
  • From I-26: take Exit for I-126 to Columbia, take Elmwood Exit, continue straight until Elmwood comes to an end at Bull Street, take a right onto Bull Street, continue 5 blocks to Taylor Street, take a left onto Taylor Street, The Township Auditorium is located 2 blocks on Taylor Street.
  • From I-77: (which turns into 277), continue straight ahead on to Bull Street, turn left onto Taylor Street, The Township Auditorium is located 2 blocks on Taylor Street.
  • From I-20: West: take 277 extension and follow directions for I-77.
  • From I-20: East: take Columbia East Exit and follow directions for I-26.
There is street parking & parking available in local businesses lots surrounding The Township Auditorium (prices are determined by owners/operators).
 




Guests with Disabilities

The Township Auditorium takes pride in its efforts to meet the needs of all guests. These are some of the services available to our guests with disabilities:
  • Access to the Township Auditorium We recommend that guests with disabilities access the facility on the Henderson Street side near the wheelchair ramp. Guests with disabilities can also access the box office during regular hours 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Mon. – Fri; Closed Saturday and Sunday.
     
  • Wheelchair and Companion Seating Wheelchair and companion seating is available at various locations throughout The Township Auditorium. Wheelchair users can utilize one (1) wheelchair and one (1) companion seat per event. To inquire about wheelchair and companion seating, please call the box office at (803) 576-2356, during box office business hours.
     
  • Assistive Listening System (ALS) The Township Auditorium offers ALS devices to guests who are in need at no extra charge at the box office. A driver’s license, credit card or some form of identification will be required as a deposit.
     
  • Guide Dogs and Service Animals Animals are not allowed in The Township Auditorium; however, an exception is made for guests with guide dogs or service animals. Please contact the box office at 803-576-2356 if any accommodations are required.
     
  • Interpreting Services Guests requiring interpreting services for concerts should contact the box office at 803-576-2356 no later than three weeks after concert ticket sales begin.
     

Hotels and Restaurants

     RESTAURANTS
  • Blue Marlin
    1200 Lincoln Street
    803.799.3838
     
  • California Dreaming Restaurant & Bar
    401 Main Street
    803.254.6767
     
  • Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse
    1508 Main Street
    803.728.0887
     
  • Hampton Street Vineyard
    1207 Hampton Street
    803.252.0850
     
  • Harper’s Restaurant
    700 Harden Street
    803.252.2222
     
  • Liberty Taproom & Grill
    828 Gervais Street
    803.461.4677
     
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
    902 Gervais Street
    803.254.5100
     
  • M Vista
    701 Lady Street
    803.255.8878
  • Motor Supply Co. Bistro
    920 Gervais Street
    803.256.6687
     
  • Mr. Friendly’s Southern Café
    2001 A Greene Street
    803.254.7828
     
  • Pearlz
    936 Gervais Street
    803.661.7741
     
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
    924-A Senate Street
    803.212.6666
     
  • Saluda’s
    751 Saluda Avenue
    803.799.9500
     
  • The Oyster Bar
    1123 Park Street
    803.799.4484
     
  • Villa Tronco
    1213 Blanding Street
    803.929.0374
 

     HOTELS
  • Aloft Columbia Downtown
    823 Lady Street
    803.445.1900
     
  • Chesnut Cottage Bed & Breakfast
    1718 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201
    (803) 256-1718
     
  • Columbia Courtyard Downtown at USC
    630 Assembly Street
    803.799.7800
     
  • Hampton Inn
    822 Gervais Street
    803.231.2000
     
  • Hilton Columbia Center
    924 Senate Street
    803.744.7800
     
  • Holiday Inn Express
    501 Taylor Street
    803.744.4000
     
  • Hotel Trundle
    1224 Taylor Street
    Columbia, SC 29201
    (T): 803.722.5000
  • Inn at USC
    1619 Pendleton Street
    803.779.7779
     
  • Marriott Columbia Hotel
    1200 Hampton Street
    803.771.7000
     
  • Sheraton Columbia Downtown
    1400 Main Street
    803.988.1400
     
  • Springhill Suites
    511 Lady Street
    803.978.2340
     
  • Staybridge Suites Columbia Downtown
    1913 Huger Street
    803.451.5900
 

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Loading Dock Live is BACK!  Join us for a FREE outdoor concert on the Township loading dock (behind the building) Thursday, May 26th. The Albatross and Duke of Who Knows Where will be performing live. Bring a chair, some friends and get ready for a night of fun! Showtime 6-8 pm. Gates open at 530.

Loading Dock Live is BACK! Join us for a FREE outdoor concert on the Township loading dock (behind the building) Thursday, May 26th. The Albatross and Duke of Who Knows Where will be performing live. Bring a chair, some friends and get ready for a night of fun! Showtime 6-8 pm. Gates open at 530.

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🚨UPDATE🚨 #KutKlose and #ChangingFaces have been added to the Pre Father's Day Extravaganza starring  Tank, Carl Thomas, and Lyfe Jennings. Get your tickets today!

🚨UPDATE🚨 #KutKlose and #ChangingFaces have been added to the Pre Father's Day Extravaganza starring Tank, Carl Thomas, and Lyfe Jennings. Get your tickets today!

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JUST ANNOUNCED:  Frankie Beverly and Maze returns to #TheTownshipAuditorium Friday July 1st. Special guests Gerald Alston & The Manhattan's and Shirley Murdock. Tickets on sale this Friday, 5/13 at 10 AM. Get them at the Box office or online at Ticketmaster.com

JUST ANNOUNCED: Frankie Beverly and Maze returns to #TheTownshipAuditorium Friday July 1st. Special guests Gerald Alston & The Manhattan's and Shirley Murdock. Tickets on sale this Friday, 5/13 at 10 AM. Get them at the Box office or online at Ticketmaster.com

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Less than a week way! @seguratom 
"I'm Coming Everywhere" live next Wednesday at 7 pm. Limited seats are available for purchase.

Less than a week way! @seguratom
"I'm Coming Everywhere" live next Wednesday at 7 pm. Limited seats are available for purchase.

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Live from the Township Auditorium… get ready for the inaugural DANCING WITH THE PALMETTO STATE STARS! 🕺🏻🌟🪩

To kick off the 85th Anniversary Week of Miss South Carolina, we’re bringing together a star-studded, dynamic group of 20 couples from around the Palmetto State to raise scholarship dollars for young women of South Carolina! 

Our stars are all paired with a professional ballroom dancer and will be competing to be the evening’s Palmetto State’s Star!

From the tango, salsa, shag, foxtrot and more, you won’t want to miss this event on June 18th! Head to our website to learn more and read more about our stars! 🌟 

All proceeds benefit the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Fund! 

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🗓When: Saturday, June 18th

🏢Where: Township Auditorium, Columbia, SC

🎟Tickets: On Sale Monday, May 9th
Reposted from @missscorg

Live from the Township Auditorium… get ready for the inaugural DANCING WITH THE PALMETTO STATE STARS! 🕺🏻🌟🪩

To kick off the 85th Anniversary Week of Miss South Carolina, we’re bringing together a star-studded, dynamic group of 20 couples from around the Palmetto State to raise scholarship dollars for young women of South Carolina!

Our stars are all paired with a professional ballroom dancer and will be competing to be the evening’s Palmetto State’s Star!

From the tango, salsa, shag, foxtrot and more, you won’t want to miss this event on June 18th! Head to our website to learn more and read more about our stars! 🌟

All proceeds benefit the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Fund!

🗓When: Saturday, June 18th

🏢Where: Township Auditorium, Columbia, SC

🎟Tickets: On Sale Monday, May 9th
Reposted from @missscorg

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Gov't Mule + Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue are coming to Columbia Saturday, August 27th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 6th at 10 am. Purchase them at #TheTownshipAuditorium box office or Ticketmaster.com

JUST ANNOUNCED: Gov't Mule + Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue are coming to Columbia Saturday, August 27th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 6th at 10 am. Purchase them at #TheTownshipAuditorium box office or Ticketmaster.com

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