Batesburg-Leesville is conveniently located 25 minutes from the capital city of Columbia. This quaint little town with tons of hometown charm offers a quiet place to live while still offering fun and entertainment just in minutes away. Lake Murray, just 15 minutes away offers great family fun for boating, water sports, sailing, or watching the sunset from the shoreline. The Ponderosa Country Cluband Indian Trail golf courses offer year-round golfing for the golf enthusiast. The Big Mo Drive-In Theater is just minutes away in Monetta. The Big Mo offers a unique experience from the past-time. B-L is home to The SC Poultry Festival. It is held annually on the second weekend of May and the festival has continued to grow and now draws over 100,000 people each year during this 3 day event. This family event offers rides for small children, crafts, a parade, volleyball tournament, great food, 5K Run/Walk, fireworks display, music, and much more.