Historic Columbia Speedway

Cayce’s Columbia Speedway exhibit is now open at the Cayce Historical Museum

The Historic Columbia Speedway exhibit is now open at the Cayce Historical Museum at 1800 12th St. Historic Columbia Speedway was one of the “cradles of stock car” racing. It opened in 1948 and the track closed for racing in 1978. The track often hosted many of stock car greats including Richard Petty, David Pearson, […]

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Tartan Day South Highland Games and Celtic Festival kicks off Thursday

The Tartan Day South Highland Games and Celtic Festival will take place at the Historic Columbia Speedway, beginning, Thursday (March 31) through Sunday (April 3.) It’s 10th annual Tartan Day South. Tartan Day South honors the Celtic culture and heritage in South Carolina’s Midlands region. The traditions of the United Kingdom – Ireland, Scotland and […]

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Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Tourism Symposium stresses the value of the area’s top attractions

The dollar of a tourist does not see the Congaree River as a line that divides Lexington and Richland County. Be it the rodeo in South Congaree and Riverbanks Zoo or Cayce Historical Museum and Congaree National Park, “We want to keep people here and keep them here as long as we can,” said Tim […]

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This year’s Tartan Day South has been cancelled

Tartan Day South has been cancelled for 2021. The family-friendly festival held at the Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce celebrates Celtic heritage. It was scheduled to begin on March 25 and run through March 28. It was cancelled in 2020, too, due to COVID concerns. Cayce Public Safety officers in feature photo. The decision was […]

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