Best of Columbia 2020

For the past 29 years, Columbia Metropolitan Magazine has had the privilege of congratulating the winners of our annual Best of Columbia contest. These are peer and consumer acknowledgements of the very best restaurants, shops, service organizations, entertainment, and more in our fine community. Congratulations to all the winners from the staff of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine!


Best Dance School

Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet

Best Art Gallery

City Art

Best Dance Company

Columbia City Balet

Best Performing Arts Company

Columbia City Ballet

Best TV Weatherperson

Jim Gandy

Best Radio Personality

Jonathon Rush

Best TV News Anchor

Judi Gatson

Best TV Sportscaster

Rick Henry

Best Conference Venue

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Best Museum

South Carolina State Museum

Best Local Band

Tokyo Joe

Best Live Theatre

Town Theatre