Columbia, Tennessee, welcomes you with friendliness and Southern kindness.

Columbia’s downtown offers charming shops, cool eateries, fun events and artistic vibes. From family restaurants and wine tasting experiences to music festivals, annual events and arts, you will find memorable happenings downtown.

One of the restaurants in the heart of Columbia is Southern Tré Steakhouse. In addition to delicious seafood, pasta and steaks, the steakhouse provides exceptional service and a friendly environment, bringing people together. Puckett’s also offers delicious meals, served with generous portions of friendliness and extra hospitality in a laid back atmosphere. The eatery invites guests to try Southern staples, authentic comfort food classics and slow-smoked BBQ. For Lao, Thai, Vietnamese foods, welcome to Vanh Dy's Restaurant and Lounge. Enjoy a tasty meal while chatting with friends and listening to music, as the eatery often hosts events.   

Shopping downtown Columbia is as enjoyable as dining. Stop by Factory at Columbia, home to several boutiques. For vintage and antique finds, browse Bleu 32 Vintage Marketplace, which delivers a fun experience and lovely home décor items. Smith & York Co. also promises beautiful finds to give to friends and items to make your home cozy. For stylish and comfortable clothing and accessories, browse Southern Exposure.

Music and wine tasting await you at Vintage Winery, where you can sit outside and sip your favorite wine.

Downtown Columbia has plenty to offer for entertainment lovers and art enthusiasts. Various events are held downtown, including Mule Day celebration in April, a popular tradition since the 1840s. Check out First Fridays for live music on the square, happening on the first Friday of each month.

As you walk the streets, appreciate the postcard style mural, completed by artists Whitney Herrington and Meredith Elmore. Delve into more art and explore Columbia Arts District, home to artists, artisans and innovative minds who create various forms of art and share their imaginative culture and inspiration. 

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Eat, Drink, Shop, and Stay in Downtown Columbia, Tennessee

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