COLUMBIA, S.C. — Columbia's Flying Saucer will bid the Vista farewell and close its doors on December 10.
According to a Facebook post Wednesday morning, addressed to their "Beerknurds," Flying Saucer will close their doors after last call on December 10, after 16 years in Columbia.
In their last week, they will be running sales on drinks to drain the taps and clear the cellar.
They also let UFO members with plates in the Ring of Honor know that they should come pick up their plates.
Those with memberships will be able to join another Flying Saucer.
The end the post with, "So, come hang, hug your bartender, and help us kick these kegs. Cheers and thanks for everything, Flying Saucer Family."
Carl Blackstone, CEO & President of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce doesn't think the closing down of several restaurants in the Vista, is a trend.
"You're going to see businesses come and businesses go," says Blackstone. "Some are fan favorites, some are not, but I think overall, the downtown marketplace has done really well. It's continuing to see an up tick. So, It's unfortunate that we are seeing some of them close, but when one closes, you're going to see one or two follow and open back up."
This is the sixth restaurant to close it's doors in the Vista in 2019.