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!
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U.S. HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE - SC 6
U.S. HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE - SC 1
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
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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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