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Soda City

1500 block of Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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great Saturday morning activity

WE loved it so much we went back and brought our 3 grown children! lots of fresh fruit, veggies... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
wieder910
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Long Island, New York
Good Times at Soda Coty

We had a great time - even the 14 year old was entertained! We ate, bought some jewelry and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
bookmark69
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia's downtown street market - open every Saturday morning (9AM-1PM) year-round, rain or shine. Free parking throughout Columbia on the weekends (no matter what you see on signs and stickers) including the Cannon Garage on Taylor Street between Main Street and Sumter Street. Great way to spend your morning -- and if you're from out of town a perfect way to see our city as the creative class, international, and bustling community we are!
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1500 block of Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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"outdoor market"
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"lots of food options"
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"fun morning"
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"great saturday"
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"food vendors"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WE loved it so much we went back and brought our 3 grown children! lots of fresh fruit, veggies, and flowers. Every kind of food available. A dog lovers paradise.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time - even the 14 year old was entertained! We ate, bought some jewelry and enjoyed seeing all of the doggies.

Thank bookmark69
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Soda C, Public Relations Manager at Soda City, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi! Was that y'alls first time? This upcoming weekend is the Soda City Yard Sale. Should be pretty cool! Thanks for being a part of the Soda City experience and leaving a lovely review! xo

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Food stalls and some fresh produce and meats from local organic and free range farms are about all that are worth buying at this market. Crafts are not very good. No local food products other than one oil/vinegar stand (products not local) and one winery....More

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Soda C, Public Relations Manager at Soda City, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hi Bob! Sorry to hear you're not a huge fan of our market. Most if not all of our vendors are from the Greater Columbia area (or Midlands) with a slew of other vendors coming from the Low Country or Charlotte. However, we love suggestions....More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

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 -...More

2  Thank kp2600
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Soda C, Owner at Soda City, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the market and the city!

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We were in Columbia in late December and bundled up to go to Soda City market. I was surprised at how many vendors there were on a cold Saturday morning. I’m sure it is really bustling in spring and fall. There was plenty of food,drink,...More

Thank Kathryn N
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Soda C, Owner at Soda City, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Much obliged, Kathryn! Thanks for coming out!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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!

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Soda C, Owner at Soda City, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

We appreciate that so much, thank you!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

It was incredible weather and lots of vendors! Lots of crafts, lots of food vendors, a few farmers market vendors, and some random other ones thrown in. The space is amazing, the way its laid out. I came in from out of state, and where...More

Thank sunflowwer
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EmileDeFelice, Public Relations Director at Soda City, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Sunflowwer - Thank you for the lovely review! Everyone is in agreement that when it becomes elbow-to-elbow it's time to expand another block. Just think, it's regularly what you experienced and we only expanded to a third block this year! The diverse, local, and unique...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

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...More

2  Thank midlandsmom
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Soda City is it! From farmer's with veggies, meat, and eggs, to local food vendors and local artists and crafters you can't beat Soda City. Even being a regular, I try to stop by Soda City...More

Thank Frankovie
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited Soda City in the winter, spring and summer; summer has the largest turn out- but I have not attended yet in the fall. This attraction is free and runs along Main Street from the Capitol Building (Gervais Street) North for about 1...More

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KayLee B
17 February 2018|
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Response from KobyPinSC | Reviewed this property |
Nope, it's free every Saturday to browse.
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april1girl65
18 January 2018|
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Response from Heather C | Property representative |
Soda City Market runs every Saturday from 9AM-1PM, year-round, rain or shine. Come check us out!
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bobwall1975
1 September 2017|
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Response from Heather C | Property representative |
Hi! Please message us on Facebook at "Soda City" and we'll be able to send you the details and application from there. Thank you!
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