(803) 359-6113

2024 Dining On The Dam


April 7, 2024
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


General Admission: $165
This event is for ages 21+ — no exceptions!

Contact Information

Karen Johnston
Phone: (803) 359-6113 ext. 102
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Event Details

FAQ Dining-on-the-Dam-2024


General Admission: $165
Tickets include:

  • Catered meal from Southern Way Catering
  • An open bar with cocktails, beer, wine, and other beverages
  • Live music by The Hitmen
  • An exclusive evening to dine on the Lake Murray Dam!

The Lexington Chamber & Visitors Center is excited to host another year of Dining on the Dam! Join us on Sunday, April 7, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. for one of Lexington’s most notable events, where over 1,200 guests from the Midlands and beyond come together to enjoy delicious food, beer and wine, cocktails and live music on the historic Lake Murray Dam. Returning for the second year, our live entertainment will again be The Hitmen Party Band. Learn more about them here.

All attendees must be 21 years of age or older with valid identification to enter. No exceptions!


Parking is limited. Due to the exclusive location of the Dam, parking is available at the Dominion Energy Public Parks on either side of the dam and two additional lots. (See below for addresses.) Buses will be present to shuttle attendees to the entrance of the event.

  • Parking lots will open at 4:15 p.m.
  • All attendees must board shuttle buses. Any use of the walking path is strictly prohibited.
  • Buses will begin running around 4:45 p.m. The event begins at 5:00 p.m.
  • You must have a ticket to the event and a parking pass to park in these lots.
  • Download your parking pass here.

Dominion Energy Parking lot addresses:

  • Lake Murray Public Park (Lexington side): 1832 North Lake Drive, Lexington (located at the intersection of Corley Mill Road and North Lake Drive) * Note: There are less parking spaces this year due to construction equipment in the parking lot.
  • Lake Murray Dam North Recreational Area / Irmo Recreational Area (Irmo side): 2101 North Lake Drive, Columbia (located near the intersection of Bush River Road and North Lake Drive)

Additional Parking Areas :
Two areas are available on the Irmo and Lexington side of the dam for parking and shuttle pick up.

Lexington Side:
Pilgrim Lutheran Church: 1430 N. Lake Dr., Lexington, SC (located near the intersection of North Lake Drive and Pilgrim Church Road)

Irmo Side:
Arise Church227 Lincreek Dr., Columbia, SC (located off North Lake Drive on Lincreek Dr.)

*Since parking is limited, and your parking pass does not guarantee you a parking space in the Dominion Energy lots, we encourage attendees to utilize Uber, Lyft, taxis or to carpool. For the safety of our guests, you must be dropped off in one of the designated parking lots. All attendees must board a shuttle bus to enter the event.

What to Bring:

  • Ticket(s) for entry – mobile or printed.
  • Valid identification (this event is 21+ only. No exceptions).
  • Parking pass (if you are parking in the Dominion Energy public parking areas).
  • Please limit personal items (i.e., large purses, backpacks, etc.). All bags and personal items are subject to search.

Prohibited Items:

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks, explosives, etc.
  • Large backpacks
  • Illegal substances
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, vapes, etc. This is tobacco free event
  • Coolers of any kind
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles (except for individuals with mobility needs or limitations)
  • Pets (services dogs are allowed)
  • Drones and other professional camera and video equipment
  • Instruments
  • Laser pointers
  • Unauthorized/Unlicensed vendors — no illegal vending is permitted.

Should you have any questions, please call the Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center at (803) 359-6113 or contact our Program & Events Coordinator, Karen Johnston at [email protected].


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An accredited Chamber, the Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center has been creating a community that grows business for more than 60 years. Through advocacy, education, and services for its 650+ shareholders, the Lexington Chamber & Visitors Center strives to promote business prosperity and a thriving community. To learn more about the Chamber and the Lexington area, visit www.lexingtonsc.org.


Special thanks to our corporate event sponsors:

*Confirmed Sponsors as of March 13, 2024