Homeschool Expo 2024

Mark your calendars for:
Saturday, June 29th, 10 am-4 pm
Jamil Center, 206 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC 29210
Free Admission -- Open to the Public

If you’re considering homeschooling, new to homeschooling or you’re an experienced homeschooler–this is the event for you!  Cola City is committed to creating an environment that celebrates the unique perspectives, backgrounds, and identities of all people, embracing diversity as a cornerstone of our success.

Through intentional efforts, this Expo strives to cultivate an atmosphere of belonging, where everyone has equitable opportunities to thrive, contribute, and reach their full potential. By championing inclusivity and affirming the dignity of every person, we aim to inspire positive change and build a brighter, more harmonious future for all. In order to reach this goal, we need vendors and exhibitors who represent a variety of educational resources, materials, and services that cater to diverse learning styles, cultural backgrounds, and abilities."

Local Services and Products
When we say local, we mean local to South Carolina. Accountability Associations, support groups, resource centers, sports programs, special education services and disability related resources, music classes, art programs, and lots more educational opportunities! Plus, home business opportunities and fundraisers.
Click HERE to see the vendors and sponsors for last year
Coming soon--link for this year's vendors and sponsors!

Used Books and Consignment Sale
Everyone loves a good book sale. This Homeschool Expo invites homeschoolers with used books, resources, and curriculum to get a table space to sell your own items OR drop off your items for our consignment sale! Shoppers come browse to find the best deals on your wish list--Admission $1.
Click HERE to sign up as consignor

Self-Guided Vendor Hall Tours:
Stop by the Help Desk for a map/flyer to find the vendors who specialize in these interest categories:
Getting Started Homeschooing, High School & Beyond, Disabilities Resources & Support, Secular/Non-religious Resources, Afrocentric & Multicultural Resources, Curriculum & Books, Classes & Activities, Field Trips & Community Resources.

Digital Grab Bag:
Attendees can connect with vendors and sponsors after the event. Lots of practical resources to inspire and empower us to implement positive changes in our home education.

Expo 2024
Expo Live

Vendor Registrations

Participating vendors may offer school supplies, lessons/classes/instruction opportunities, discount promotions, field trip destinations, educational resources, college recruiters, home business, handmade/home-made items, swap meet used books/homeschool curriculum.

Click HERE for Vendor Registration

Vendor Space Early Registration -- Prices April 26

Basic Promo package for all vendors and sponsors:
one link back on Expo vendor directory, one vendor shout-out on Facebook,

and the option to add a discount or freebie in our digital grab bag for attendees.

10x10 Premium Perimeter Space includes:

  • 8-foot table
  • 2 Chairs
  • Electricity access
  • Basic promo package
  • Location: Perimeter/Back Wall

Best Value: $200

8 x 6  Economy Perimeter Space Includes:

  • 8-foot table
  • 1 chair
  • Electricity access
  • Basic promo package
  • Location: Perimeter/No Wall

Register now: $100

Table Only Budget Space

  • 8-foot table
  • Basic promo package
  • no chair provided
  • no electricity access
  • Location: Interior Aisle

Register now: $50

Virtual Sponsors:

Business participants who cannot attend in person can still get promotions. Includes Basic Promo package: one link back on Expo vendor directory,
one vendor shout-out on Facebook,
and the option to add a discount or freebie in our digital grab bag for attendees.

Register Now: $50-$100

Doors Open to the Public at 10 am

Free admission
Help Desk for Homeschooling Questions
Door Prizes throughout the day
Free Doorbusters till supplies run out
Optional Donation for Parking

Click HERE to see the
Vendors and Sponsors for 2023 last year

Volunteers Needed

Are you interested in volunteering to help contact prospective vendors or help for a few hours in-person on the day of the Expo?
Many hands make light work! Tell us how you're able to help out

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