SODA CITY MARKET

Brain. Body. Belly.
 

About the Market

Soda City Market is Columbia’s weekly Main Street event inspired by traditional European street markets. We’re open every Saturday morning 9 a.m. –1 p.m., year-round, rain or shine!
Find everything you need to nourish your brain, body, and belly—helping establish our city as the real southern hotspot for locals and visitors alike. Soda City Market is a microcosm of Columbia, a melting pot of cultures, and an inviting community experience worth making a part of your regular weekend routine.

150 Vendors Every Week

Soda City Market and Brookland Brunch are producer-only markets — vendors must make it or grow it. Everything sold at our markets are unique, hand crafted, and produced, right here, in South Carolina. We have an average of 150 vendors per week, and we have a database of over 400 vendors.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the Soda City Market or Brookland Brunch, please follow the link to apply.

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Soda City Holiday Yard Sale

Think Christmas with the Kranks, that means holiday trinkets galore. We’re blending a yard sale with a Christmas market, and yes ugly sweaters are encouraged.

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Soda City Spring Yard Sale

Nothing haunts you like the things you didn’t buy (or sell) at a yard sale, especially when it’s the Soda City Yard Sale.

Parking

Parking is free on Saturdays! Metered spots line Assembly Street and adjacent side streets.

Visitors are also encouraged to check out the surrounding parking garages on Lady Street and Taylor Street. Click the map to the right to get directions!

The free Comet also stops off at the Market!

The motto here is “don’t be afraid to walk a little”.

Brain.

as much about recruiting the creative class to Columbia as it is about allowing artistic expression to nourish our minds and balance our lives

Belly.

a concept rooted in the 12+ nationalities represented at the market and the sharing of cultures through new and traditional foods and beverages.

Body.

proves that beauty is an inside and outside job, leveraging a combination of soothing products, locally-sourced activity, and the opportunity to naturally nurture relationships

Main Street Businesses

1200 Block
Blue Flour Bakery
Bourbon
The Whig
Uptown
1300 Block
Cantina 76
Indah Coffee
Pita Pit
Swanson’s Deli
Zoe’s Kitchen
Bespoke
E Bike Central
Granger Owings Clothiers
His and Hers Tailoring Shop
Blue Sky’s Art Gallery
Genius Repair Solutions
1400 Block
Drip on Main
East Bay Deli
Starbucks
Miss Cocky
1500 Block
Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse
Drake’s Duck In
Main Street Public House
Coral’s Ladies Fashions
Gotta Dance
Something Special Florist and Gifts
Sunday and Co.
Sylvan Bros. Jewelers
Anastasia and Friends Gallery
Free Times
Columbia City Ballet
Conservatory of Dance
Columbia Museum of Art
Carolina Hair Studio
Doctor’s Care
Imperial Custom Clothiers
1600 Block
Ally and Eloise
Good Life Cafe
Lula Drake Wine Parlour
Michael’s Cafe
Sweet Cream Co.
The Grand
Cavaliers of Columbia
International Wings
Jeff Morris Furniture
King’s Jewelers
Mark’s Men’s Wear
Mast General Store
New York Style
Solid Gold Beautify Supply
Sugarbelle
The Cigar Box
The Shoppes on Main
Tapp’s Art Center
The Nickelodean Theatre
2.50 Cleaners
24/7 Health and Fitness Center
Masala on Main
Oakley’s Old Cobbler Shoe Repair
1700 Block
Al Amir
Local Yocal

What People are Saying

“Great Saturday Morning”

“Love, love Soda City market!! Great way to spend Saturday mornings, grab some awesome produce, great food vendors and local artisans…or stop in and have a sit-down brunch at one of the restaurants on Main Street!”

Donnah

“Fun Afternoon”

“Spent a few hours walking around the Soda City open air market and found it to be a delightful way to spend the afternoon. There were a variety of artists and food vendors. We were in Columbia and found several items to bring home – handmade soap, a unique leather bag and ceramic coasters. It was a nice way to check out the town and get a feel for the local culture.”

KP

“Always a Fun Morning”

“It’s a fantastic way to start your Saturday! A ton of quirky vendors, lots of food options to please any palate, and a wonderful place to meet friends and show them the town. Three blocks of fun!”

Koby

“One of Columbia’s Best Attractions!”

“Soda City just continues to grow and impress. It is a fantastic way to spend a Sat morning! Large variety of vendors spanning 3 blocks. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch and shopping! Well worth the visit if you are a local or visiting from out of town.”

Midlands Mom

Market Hours

Every Saturday Morning
Rain or Shine
9:00am – 1:00pm

Drop Us a Line

Don't be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!