Each show varies, but will be clearly marked if it is an age restricted show. ‘All Ages’ means there are no restrictions. Any show marked 16+, 18+, 21+ will require a valid ID for entry to show proof of age. Anyone wishing to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages must be 21+ with a valid ID.

Starting January 1st, 2020 the only allowed bags will be:

  • Clear bag that does not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ 
  • One-gallon clear plastic bag
  • Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5″ x 6.5″ 
  • Medical Necessities

ONLY small profile cameras with attached lenses are allowed at shows without a valid Photo Pass. Some events may have further restrictions on photography and/or cameras which will be clearly noted with the show & ticketing information.

The Senate has a full bar onsite with a variety of beer, wine, liquor & non-alcoholic options.

We are located at 1022 Senate Street in downtown Columbia near numerous parking options on the street, in lots, & in parking garages. We have a parking lot onsite with limited spaces. In addition to nearby street parking, there are numerous parking garages in the area with the two closest being located across the street at 1007 Park St with another nearby parking garage at 851 Park St.

City of Columbia Downtown Parking Map. The Senate is on the corner of Senate & Park.

Unless otherwise noted on the ticket, we are primarily a general admission standing room venue. Depending on the nature of the event we sell VIP tables & seating and occasionally have limited seats available on a first come, first serve basis including an open air patio located just outside the venue. If you are handicapped or require a seat due to a disability, please contact us in advance at [email protected] to make special arrangements.

Tickets may be purchased online at TheSenateColumbia.com by selecting the event on our calendar.

Tickets can also be purchased at the box office starting at 4:30 pm on any day there is a concert. Please remember that The Senate is a cashless venue, so only credit/debit cards will be accepted for box office purchases.


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