Masters Week in Augusta GA

Around here, it’s not officially Spring until Masters week. To celebrate our most famous annual tradition, Augusta hosts more events than you can shake a golf club at. From outdoor concerts to VIP parties to golf inspired drink specials – if you’re here for a good time during one of the world’s most celebrated week of golf, you’re in the right city.

Mayor's Masters Reception

Monday, April 4

The Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Jim Dent and Vaughn Taylor, two Augustans who rose to success in golf, are this year’s honorees.

Rock Fore! Dough

Tuesday, April 3 from 4 - 11 p.m.

Lady Antebellum Amphitheatre, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd, Evans, GA 30809 

General Admission: $35 per person (Advance) / $45 per person (At the Gate)

The 14th Annual Rock Fore! Dough features Scotty McCreery, Jordan Davis, DJ Rock, Shaun Piazza and First Ever “Jacket Jam."

ParTee on the Green

Wednesday, April 4 from 5 - 10 p.m.

The Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds Street, Augusta, GA 30901

General Admission: $5

A dance party with music for all ages – beach, soul, pop, jazz, house, reggae, R&B, funk. Feature performances by community dance groups, a DJ mashup, line dance finale, and live band.

The Grand Ole Rager

Thursday, April 5

Lady Antebellum Amphitheatre, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd, Evans, GA 30809

Cost: $59.50

The Grand Ole Rager with Keith Urban comes to Evans Towne Center Park on Thursday April 5, 2018 during Golf Week in Augusta. FWBpro is built on a social mission that focuses on community driven events in the live concert setting. Russell Dickerson will also be performing.

"Schorodingers Cat" - Extreme Theatre Games

Friday, April 6 at 8 and 10 p.m.

Le Chat Noir, 304 8th Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Tickets: $12

Come watch comedy get made up on the spot as two teams of crack improvisers battle it out in the continuing quest for comedic domination as Schrodinger’s Cat presents eXtreme Theatre Games. If you love Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Improvaganza, or other improv comedy shows, come down and be part of the mayhem!

The Major Rager

Friday, April 6 from 5 p.m. - Midnight

The Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds Street, Augusta, GA 30901

General Admission: $30 per person / VIP Tickets: $100 per person

Get ready for an unforgettable night of music sure to rock you. Friends with Benefits presents The Major Rager with performances by George Clinton & the Parliament, the James Brown Band featuring Fred Wesley, and Dumpstafunk. Head to Sky City for the after party ($25 per person) featuring Everyone Orchestra. The VIP experience includes preferred stage view, a tented VIP section with drinks, food, and private VIP restrooms.

Swamp Saturday Hike

Saturday, April 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $2 per person / Free for Members

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta, GA 30906

Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails. Children & adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of urban wetland ecology. It is recommended that reservations be made at least 24 hours in advance. Please wear comfortable closed toe shoes & bring water to drink. Strollers are welcome. No dogs, please.


Ongoing Events & Activities

Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta

April 3 & 5 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

April 7 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Cost: $15 per person

Tours depart from the Augusta Visitor Center (located inside the Augusta Museum of History)

You'll tour the Augusta Museum of History and explore Augusta's journey through time. You'll see fascinating exhibits such as Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf, an exhibit dedicated to the Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown and much more including climbing on board a real train! Then board the Lady Libby trolley and explore Augusta's Historic Downtown. You will see historic homes, hear about the bones in the basement of the Medical College of Georgia, see where a President lived as a boy, get a glimpse of the Augusta Canal,  and hear the legend of the famous Haunted Pillar! And that's not all! Price includes admission to the Augusta Museum of History. 24 hour advance reservations are required.


Sentiments & Origins - Westobou Gallery Show

Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Westobou Gallery, 1129 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Sentiments and Origins, curated by Shannon Morris, features contemporary interpretations of flora and fauna by artists Frances de La Rosa, Cynthia Farnell, Juan Alberto Negroni and Pandra Williams in collaboration with Jennifer Garcia-Green.

Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf

April 2 - 8 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: $4 adults / $3 children

Explore the history of golf and its legacy in Augusta at the Augusta Museum of History. The exhibit includes two galleries, totaling over 2,000 square feet.


Augusta Canal Discovery Center and Boat Tours

Explore the history of the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area at the Canal Discovery Center. Board a Petersburg Boat to float down the Augusta Canal and take in the sights, sounds, and stories as a guide narrates your journey.

Discovery Center

April 2 - 7 from 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

April 8 from 1-5 p.m.

Cost: Free with Boat Tour. Discovery Center only admission: $6 adult / $4 senior, student, or military

Heritage Boat Tours

April 2 - 7 departing at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 3:00 p.m.

April 8 departing at 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $13.75 adult / $11.75 senior, student, or military

Civil War Boat Tours

April 2 - 8 departing at 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $13.75 adult/$11.75 senior, student, or military


Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson - Extended Hours

April 2 - 8 guided tours from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (at the top of each hour)

Cost: $4 adults / $3 senior, student, or military

As the oldest Presidential residence in the state, the Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home is a National Historic Landmark that serves as a house museum depicting the life of the 28th President as a boy growing up in Georgia during the Civil War and Reconstruction.