What To Do In Augusta in November
It’s November and finally Fall. Augusta offers great weather and a chance for you to get outdoors for recreation and entertainment. Whether you’d like to enjoy fall fairs or holiday shopping –– you're in the right place to discover the newest adventures this month offers.
NOVEMBER 1 - 30
Saturday Market at the River
Swing by the Saturday Market at the River where artists and craftspeople line the 8th Street entrance to the Riverwalk. Visit before the market closes for the season. Enjoy the last three Saturdays, November 4, 11, & 18 in downtown Augusta from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. offering unique, handmade wares and mix in with local chefs and tastemakers selling ethnic fare, locally roasted coffee, fresh baked goods and regional produce.
Columbia County Fair
The fair is some of the most fun fall has to offer. Enjoy the Columbia County Fair starting November 2 -13 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Enjoy fair food, rides, games, and more. Admission: $5 - $20.
18th Annual Oysters on Telfair
Experience the 18th Annual Oysters on Telfair on November 2 at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy delicious Cajun cuisine, a full bar, LIVE music by the Crosstie Walkers, fun raffle items, and a silent art auction of works from regional artists. Tickets are $100.
Augusta Handmade Fair
Experience the Augusta Handmade Fair on November 3 & 4 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. This 2-day shopping event showcases local creatives providing 60+ artists and makers in an array of mediums that include, art, soaps, jewelry, pottery, clothing, paper goods, accessories, knits, photography, paintings and so much more! Admission is FREE.
The Georgia Foodees Food & Culture Festival
Get ready to eat at the Georgia Foodees Food & Culture Festival on November 3, 4, & 5 on the Freedom Bridge located on 5th Street in Augusta, Georgia from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Enjoy food from over 30 food trucks, dozens or artisans and crafters, and family! Admission is FREE!
Experience Augusta 2023 - The Annual Tourism Celebration Event
Celebrate our funky, soulful city at Experience Augusta 2023 - The Annual Tourism Celebration Event on November 13 at 3:30 p.m. at the Miller Theater. Enjoy Heavy Hors D'oeuvres • Mixed Drinks, Beer, and wine as we celebrate the tourism industry and community-wide success. Hosted by Comedian Poncere. Dance the evening away with special musical guests Straw Boss. Destination Augusta CEO, Bennish Brown, and Augusta Sports Council CEO, Michelle Pippin will share highlights from their organization's accomplishments and a look at the future of tourism and sports events in Augusta's River Region. Save your seat! Advance tickets $30 and Walk-up tickets (pending availability) $40.
Canal to Cloth - A Day at the Mill
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Canal to Cloth - A Day at the Mill on November 9 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 1800s-era manufacturing mill. Admissions is $27 - $29.
KICKS 99 Guitar Pull 2023
Don’t miss one of the year’s most anticipated events, KICKS 99 Guitar Pull 2023 on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the James Brown Arena. Enjoy the biggest acts like Jake Owen, Corey Kent, Megan Moroney, Brett Young, Scotty McCreery, and Lady A! Admission is $80 - $261. Learn more information about how to obtain tickets here.
Holiday Gingerbread Village
The Augusta Museum of History will be displaying its annual Holiday Gingerbread Village from November 16 - 26. These intricate gingerbread creations, crafted by local bakers, are modeled after historic buildings in Augusta’s River Region. The Village is displayed in the Museum’s Rotunda during regular museum hours. Admission is FREE.
Heart of Augusta Tour - Cycle the Soul City
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Heart of Augusta Tour - Cycle the Soul City on November 18 & 23 at the Bike Bike Baby. You will explore the downtown core to discover amazing public art, historic sites, flavorful restaurants, local businesses, and the fingerprints of the Godfather of Soul. Bike Bike Baby is your guide to authentic Augusta. Admission is $50.
NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet
Get in the holiday spirit with NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet on November 20 at the Miller Theater. Experience the extraordinary international cast and Ukrainian Principal Artists performing at the peak of classical European Ballet. Admission is $24 - $175.
Colton Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Kick off the holiday season with Colton Ballet presents The Nutcracker on November 24 - 26 at the Imperial Theatre with 1:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. shows. Experience the same magic and grandeur of the classic holiday tale Thanksgiving Weekend! Tickets are $17 - $49.
Downtown Augusta Small Business Crawl
Shopping downtown Augusta just got more interesting with the Downtown Augusta Small Business Crawl on November 25 starting at 10:00 a.m. Start your shopping adventure with a purchase from a participating business. Shoppers will receive a custom button with purchases from participating businesses.
Palmetto Peach Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
Take a run through two states for the Palmetto Peach Half Marathon, 10K & 5K on November 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Journey through downtown North Augusta before crossing the Savannah River, into Georgia “The Peach State” then snag your medal at SRP Park. Registration starts at $45 - $90. Prices are subject to increases.
Authentic Augusta Experiences
Book your experience today! Try these 10 NEW Authentic Augusta Experiences which are a curated collection of the best sights and experiences Augusta has to offer. These one-of-a-kind experiences will immerse you and leave you with lifelong memories of your visit to Augusta. Book here: visitaugusta.com/authentic