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Opening Night Party

Liberty Tap Room

Spark Box and CodePen are co-hosting a glorious meetup the night before the main event starts. Be sure to Sign up for this here.

Today will start off at the Music Farm and continue until noon. Afternoon sessions and workshops will take place in other locations nearby.

Check-In

Music Farm

Get the day started off right with some coffee and donuts.

Lunch - BEAUFORT STEW (Lowcountry Boil) DAY

Lunch is provided right outside the Music Farm.

Converge + Indie Grits Opening Party

Columbia Museum of Art

Happening at the Columbia Museum of Art’s Boyd Plaza, 1515 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29202
Get all the info you need here (Bands: Hectorina, Helado Negro, Michael Parallax, the Mini Cine)

Open Hack Night Columbia

IT-oLogy Technology Center

Get more details here and register for free.

36/86 Party

Music Farm

This event will feature music, food and drinks! Live featured bands; opening act Brave Baby and featuring main stage band THE WEEKS!

Today will start off at the Music Farm and continue until noon. Afternoon sessions and workshops will take place in other locations nearby.

Check-In

Music Farm

Get the day started off right with some coffee and donuts.

Lunch - BBQ DAY

Lunch is provided right outside the Music Farm.

Indie Bits Games Showcase

Skyline Room inside Tapp's

Come and play indie games in competition from across the Southeast. Access is FREE with your ConvergeSE Pass! www.indiebitsfest.com

firedUP Startup Accelerator Demo Day

EdVenture

5 Fresh startups from the Columbia area are firedUP and ready to debut their innovations for you. Register Here

Fork & Spoon & Friends - Live Music

Music Farm

This event will feature music, food and drinks! All the info you need here
(Bands: Valley Maker, Elvis Depressedly, Bombadil, Can’t Kids, Say Brother, William Starr Busbee, Southern Femisphere)

Today will start off at the Music Farm and continue until noon. Afternoon sessions and workshops will take place in other locations nearby.

Check-In

Music Farm

Get the day started off right with some coffee and donuts.

Lunch - FISH FRY DAY

Lunch is provided right outside the Music Farm.

Indie Bits Big Friendly Gathering

Skyline Room inside Tapp's

Come and play indie games in competition from across the Southeast. Access is FREE with your ConvergeSE Pass! Facebook Page | www.indiebitsfest.com

The one and only Indie Bits Big Friendly Gathering™. Everyone together in one place to talk about our favorite thing—games! There will be a keynote from Jon McElroy of Funomena, on "Failure as a Practice." Immediately after will be a Q&A session with Jon McElroy, John Hodgson from Blizzard Entertainment, and Danny Oakes from IDV (Speed Tree).

Spork in Hand PUPPET SLAM

1216 Taylor Street

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Hunter Gatherer Concert

Hunter Gatherer, 900 Main St

Taco Party at the Whig

The Whig

Join us for a fun, laid-back after party. The Whig is providing free tacos for everyone! There will be live music with a DJ, to be announced.

Today is a much slower paced day with events happening all around downtown Columbia. We hope you'll stay over for the afternoon and enjoy the city with us.

FOOD! SODA City Farmer's Market

1500 Block of Main St.

Local food and vendors bringing all the goodness the South has to offer www.sodacitysc.com

Game Development Workshop (FREE)

Place: Teen Center at the Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Current game designer, researcher, and doctoral student at USC, William Hoskins will teach the basics of game design in a hands on demonstration! Learn programming, asset creation, and the essentials for making your own video game. Bring your own computer and he will provide the rest.

Indie Bits Games Showcase

Skyline Room inside Tapp's

Come and play indie games in competition from across the Southeast. Access is FREE with your ConvergeSE Pass! www.indiebitsfest.com

Hip Hop Family Day

1700 Block of Main St

A day full of family-friendly music and activities focused on hip hop culture: its history, its importance, and its ability to empower listeners of all ages. Free with your ConvergeSE Pass! All the info you need here

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