2019 SC Democratic Weekend
 


 

 
 
 
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FRIDAY, JUNE 21

Blue Palmetto Dinner

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

Jim Clyburn’s Fish Fry

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

2019 SCDP Convention

 

2019 SOUTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC WEEKEND

This June, join the South Carolina Democratic Party for a weekend full of special guests and events. This weekend will kick off a thrilling few months leading to South Carolina’s Primary election in February of 2020.

Currently, we have 21 presidential candidates confirmed to visit Columbia this June. This will be the largest gathering of Presidential candidates ever assembled. History will be made in South Carolina this June. You aren’t going to want to miss this!

Request Press Credentials here.

Columbia, SC

 
 

FEATURED GUESTS

JIM CLYBURN

U.S. HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE - SC 6

JOE CUNNINGHAM

U.S. HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE - SC 1

TRAV ROBERTSON

SCDP CHAIR

CHERI BUSTOS

DCCC CHAIR and U.S. REPRESENTATIVE - IL 17

2020 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Senator Michael Bennet

Vice President Joe Biden

Senator Cory Booker

Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Secretary Julián Castro

Congressman John Delaney

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator Kamala Harris

Governor John Hickenlooper

Governor Jay Inslee

Senator Amy Klobuchar

Congressman Seth Moulton

Congressman Beto O’Rourke

Congressman Tim Ryan

Senator Bernie Sanders

Congressman Eric Swalwell

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Marianne Williamson

Andrew Yang


 
 

Event Information


 

Blue Palmetto Dinner

FRIDAY, June 21st, 2019 | Columbia Convention Center | 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201

The Blue Palmetto Dinner will be served in the Convention Center. The event will feature various speakers, including 2020 presidential candidates and a Keynote address.

SCDP is thrilled to announce Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, DCCC Chairwoman, our 2019 Blue Palmetto Keynote speaker.

The CMCC parking lot adjacent to the facility may be available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, there are multiple nearby parking garages as well as street parking.

Chair’s Reception: 6 PM | General Reception: 7 PM

Tickets for the Blue Palmetto Dinner are currently SOLD OUT. If you would like to attend, you can join the waitlist below.

 

JIM CLYBURN’S FISH FRY

FRIDAY, June 21st, 2019 | Coble Plaza, behind EdVenture Children’s Museum | 211 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29201

Gates will open for guests at 7:30 PM. More information available on Jim Clyburn’s website.



Yellow Dog Breakfast

SATURDAY, June 22nd, 2019 | USC Alumni Center Patio | 900 Senate Circle, Columbia, SC 29201 | 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM

This breakfast will be exclusively for both new and previous Yellow Dog Democrats. Members of this club make monthly contributions to the state party and receive cool things like our T-Shirts, lapel pins, stickers, and more. 

The Yellow Dog Breakfast is $1 for current Yellow Dogs as of June 5th, $5 for New Yellow Dogs who sign up.

 
 

2019 SOUTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PArty CONVENTION

SATURDAY, June 22nd, 2019 | Columbia Convention Center | 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201 | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Annual convention will hold elections for SCDP Officers and feature speeches from 2020 Presidential Candidates.

The 2019 SCDP Convention is a free event. Convention Center seating is on a first-come, first-served basis for guests. Please sign in and pick up credentials at the check-in table in the first floor lobby of the Convention Center.

Credentialing: 8 - 9:15 AM | Program Begins: 9 AM

Parking: The CMCC parking lot adjacent to the facility may be available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, there are multiple nearby parking garages as well as street parking.

Lunch: Lunch options on Saturday include a sit-down lunch or a box lunch option. The lunch hour will begin at 12 PM and the program will resume at 1 PM.

 

Want to attend as a guest or volunteer? Register below:

 

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Visiting Columbia


Accommodations:

The following hotels are located in Columbia and currently have rooms available. We suggest you make reservations as soon as possible.

Hampton Inn - 822 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 231-2000
Sheraton Hotel - 1400 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 988-1400
Marriott Hotel - 1200 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 771-7000
Springhill Suites - 511 Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 978-2333
Aloft Hotel - 823 Lady St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 445-1900
Hotel Trundle - 1224 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 722-5000
Staybridge Suites - 1913 Huger St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 451-5900
Holiday Inn Express - 501 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 744-4000