What To Do In Augusta in August
August is here, and Augusta's River Region is bustling with exciting summer entertainment and events. Whether you're a local looking for some fun or a visitor seeking new adventures, our soulful, funky, and historic city has something special in store for you.
AUGUST 1 -31
Enjoy Augusta’s home team as they play their last few home games. The GreenJackets will be at home August 1 - 5 at SRP Park with game times at 7:05 p.m., see the schedule. This family-friendly activity has something for everyone. Enjoy great food, a kid’s zone, giveaways, and more. Tickets are $10 - $ 25.
Bringing Up a President - Tea with Mrs. Wilson
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Bringing Up a President - Tea with Mrs. Wilson on Augusta 4 at The Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson. You’ll meet Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, mother of President Woodrow Wilson as she welcomes you as a guest into her home. You’ll also meet her neighbor Mrs. Lamar and hear how two mothers raised a President and a Supreme Court Justice. Admissions is $25.
Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Enjoy the Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show on August 5 at DoubleTree by Hilton. These engaging and unique murder mystery dinner theatre performances have been playing across the country since 2004. Join us for an evening full of intrigue, hilarity, and unscripted moments you simply can’t find anywhere else. Tickets are $61.99.
Candlelight Music Series featuring Lady and the Gents
Don’t miss the Candlelight Music Series on August 6 at The Augusta Common at 7:30 p.m. This is one of the city’s premier music events hosted by Cher Best every Sunday. Enjoy music from local and regional bands. Admission is $10.
Canal to Cloth - A Day at the Mill
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Canal to Cloth - A Day at the Mill on Augusta 10 at the Augusta Canal Discovery Center. You’ll play a role as a new hire and be put to work to run the loom that creates the cloth manufactured in this 1800’s era manufacturing mill. Admissions is $27 - $29.
2nd Annual Afro Caribbean Fest
Experience Caribbean culture at the 2nd Annual Afro Caribbean Fest on August 12 at the Augusta Common from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Celebrate arts, fashion, and culture, with speakers from multiple countries of Africa and The Caribbean region, music by African and Caribbean artists, DJs, and bands, traditional cultural dances, art exhibits, fashion shows and a Jollof Rice cooking contest.
Augusta Beerfest No. 9
Cheers to Augusta Beerfest No. 9! On August 12 at the iconic James Brown Arena from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for the ultimate craft beer celebration in Augusta's River Region! Hosting over 100 beers from some of the best breweries in the country. Admission is $40 in advance and $50 day of the event. General Admission tickets include one souvenir-tasting cup.
Augusta’s Black Caddies – Men on the Bag
Experience Augusta’s Black Caddies – Men on the Bag on August 19 – 20 at Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. For golf enthusiasts and groups will enjoy this experience. This unique experience vividly showcases the rich history and pivotal role played by Black Caddies in supporting the world's top golfers in their triumphant quests at the renowned Masters tournament. Admission is $25.
Movies at the Miller: Grease
Everyone loves a classic movie! Enjoy Movies at the Miller: Grease on August 20 at 4:00 p.m. at the Miller Theater. Reservations are required. Admission is FREE.
USA Cycling Masters and Para Road National Championships
Be a spectator at the USA Cycling Masters and Para Road National Championships! The five-day event will take place in Downtown Augusta and Fort Gordon on August 23-27.
Eco-Explorers - Become a Citizen Scientist
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Eco Explorers - Become a Citizen Scientist on August 25 at Phinizy Center and Nature Park. As a Citizen Scientist, you’ll collect specimens from the wetlands, work with a staff scientist to analyze your findings, and then put on your lab coat as you step into the lab of the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences which monitors the health of waterways in the region. Admissions is $25.
Paw Patrol LIVE! The Great Pirate Adventure
Experience PAW Patrol LIVE on August 26 at the James Brown Arena starting at 10:00 a.m. Bring the kids to see Ryder and your favorite pups as they embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure. Tickets are $23.
SEE MORE EVENTS AT: VISITAUGUSTA.COM/EVENTS