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.

Swamp Saturday Hike

April 1 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.

 

Rock Fore! Dough

April 4 from 4 - 11 p.m.

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

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

Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker co-headline the 13th Annual Drive for Show, Rock Fore! The outdoor concert also includes performances by Kip Moore and Bethany and the Southside Boys. RockForeDough.com

 

ParTee on the Green

April 5 from 5 - 9 p.m.

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

Cost: $3 adult (free for children 3 and under)

American Bandstand meets Soul Train meets Shag City meets Teen Town in this #AugustaGolf tradition, an amazing Celebration of Community for all ages. “ParTee On The Green” is a dance party with music for all ages – beach, soul, pop, jazz, house, reggae, R&B, funk. Don't miss feature performances by community dance groups and the group line dance finale. https://respectdowntown.wordpress.com/parteeaugusta/

 

The Major Rager

April 6 from 5 p.m. - Midnight

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

General Admission: $40 per person / VIP Tickets: $110 per person

Get ready for an unforgettable night of music sure to rock you. Friends with Benefits presents The Major Rager with performances by The Flaming Lips, People of the Sun (Special Moon Taxi performance),  Eric Krasno Band, and Stop Light Observations. Head to Sky City for the after party featuring Funk You and Schema. The VIP experience includes preferred stage view, a tented VIP section with drinks, food, and private VIP restrooms. TheMajorRager.com

 

Swamp Bike Saturday

April 8 from 9:30 a.m. - Noon

Cost: $2 per person / Free for Members

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

Enjoy a guided, gentle bike ride through approximately 7 miles of wetlands trails. Children & adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of urban wetland ecology. Please bring your own bike, wear comfortable closed-toed shoes & bring water to drink. Helmets are required. We leave from the Swamp Shop & Visitor's Center at 9:30 AM.

 

Children’s Hike with Story Time

April 8 from 9:30 - 11 a.m.

Cost: $2 per child (guardians do not pay)/ Free for members

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

Bring your children (toddlers to age 8) for a nature hike designed especially for them! They will enjoy a story before they begin their time exploring and experiencing nature first-hand.  Meet at the Visitor Center at 9:30 AM. For more information, call 706-396-1424 or email info@phinizycenter.org. Spaces are limited, so register early! (Accompanying adults are always free!)

 

Ongoing Events & Activities

Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta

April 4 & 6 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

April 8 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)

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.

 

Westobou Gallery - Extended Hours

April 3 - 9 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Designed as a contemporary venue for a wide variety of exhibitions, the Westobou Gallery offers curated exhibitions by national, regional and local artists with a focus on emerging and mid-career contemporary and experimental artists.
 

Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf

April 3 - 9 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 3 - 8 from 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

April 9 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 3 - 8 departing at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 3:00 p.m.

April 9 departing at 3:00 p.m.

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

Civil War Boat Tours

April 3 - 9 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 3 - 9 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.