West Columbia Solar Fest West to include live music, food trucks, eclipse education stations

The City of West Columbia is holding the Solar Fest West event to view the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, from noon –until-  4 p.m, at the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road, West Columbia.

Solar Fest West will feature live music from Seventy Six and Sunny with Prettier than Matt, food trucks, a beer garden, education stations to learn more about the eclipse, Pelican SnoBalls, face painting, balloon art, cooling stations, a photo booth with a custom eclipse background, and free eclipse glasses.

West Columbia Events Manager Kelli Ricard said she expects it to be the top total eclipse event of the day.

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