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Saturday July 6: Beach Party in Finlay Park (FREE)

From the Free Times website:

The City of Columbia celebrates Independence Day a few days late today, hosting its Capital City Beach Party in Finlay Park starting at 3 p.m. During the day, the festival boasts waterslides, beach volleyball and ultimate frisbee; starting at 8 p.m., it kicks off its Summer Concert Series concert, with The O’Kaysions offering up, natch, beach tunes. And as no Independence Day celebration is complete without fireworks, the Big Bang Fireworks Show starts after the concert. Admission is free; visit for more information.