Flat Branch Spraygrounds

Flat Branch Spraygrounds and Outdoor Amphitheater

Address: 400 Locust St.

Flat Branch Spraygrounds is centrally located in downtown Columbia and is FREE and open to the public from May 1 to September 30. It is operated with recycled, chlorinated water. The spraygrounds is activated by push button and is a great place to cool off during the summer. It is especially popular with families with young children. The spraygounds can also serve as an outdoor amphitheater, with tiered stone seating on the east side.
Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater

Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater

Address: 100 Old 63 N.

This outdoor theater sits in the northwest corner of the park with a beautiful lake setting behind the stage. The amphitheater has a 60' x 60' concrete stage with partition walls, an orchestra pit, and a concrete open air sound and light control stage with electric panel and conduit. Users must provide their own stage lighting and sound system. The audience sits on the bowl-shaped grassy hillside and can bring their own blanket or lawn chair. The amphitheater is available for rental by the public. It serves as an outdoor venue for concerts, theater shows, and festivals, as well as for private functions, such as weddings.
Douglass Amphitheater

Tapp-Elbert Amphitheater

This outdoor amphitheater was created for small concerts or speaking engagements. It is located on the east side of Douglass Park off the N. 5th Street parking area. It has a concrete stage and low back stone wall with electrical. The audience can sit on the grass, bring lawn chairs, or sit on the boulders placed in the lawn in front of the stage. It can be reserved by submitting a Park Special Use Application.