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About the Market

Soda City Market is a producer-only market — vendors must make or grow their own products (including out of season/exotic fruits and vegetables, antiques, and vintage items). Everything sold at our market is unique, hand crafted, and produced in the Southeast. The market fields an average of 150 vendors per week, and over 400 unique vendors throughout the year!

Soda City Market is Columbia’s weekly Main Street event inspired by traditional European street markets. We are 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—and help establish Columbia 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.

We are located on the 1300, 1400, 1500, and 1600 blocks of Main Street!


150 Vendors Every Week

Soda City Market is a producer-only market — vendors must make it or grow it. Everything sold at our market is 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, please follow the link to apply.

Food at Soda City Market

Up to 5,000 Visitors on a regular Saturday

7,000 Visitors on Special Event Weekends

Average of 150 Vendors per Week

33 Nationalities Represented at the market

States Represented at the market: SC, NC, & GA

Vendors Have Opened Brick and Mortar Locations


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


a concept rooted in the over two dozen nationalities represented at the market and the sharing of cultures through new and traditional foods and beverages.


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 District Parking Garages


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 in the Main Street District. The COMET’s free Soda Cap Connector also stops off at the Market!

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

Main Street District Guide

Download the Main Street District map to see all of the wonderful dining, shopping and cultural options in the area!

Main Street District Guide

What People are Saying

Soda City 5 Star Rating

“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!”


Soda City Reviews

“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.”


“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!”


“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

Award Winning

Freetimes Best of Columbia 2020 Soda City Market
Freetimes Best of Columbia 2021 Soda City Market
Freetimes Best of Columbia 2022 Soda City Market

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