10 Events to Check Out This Summer in Augusta
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Greenjackets Game | All Summer | SRP Park, North Augusta
The Augusta Market | Saturdays from 8am-2pm | 8th Street Plaza on The Riverwalk
Catch a Show at the Newly Renovated Miller Theatre
- Kayaking or Canoeing from Savannah Rapids Pavilion
- The Bark Park, Disc Golf Course, and Gardens at Pendleton King Park
- Bike or hike along the Augusta Canal or Riverwalk
Have a Lake Day
Just a quick drive from Augusta or North Augusta, Clarks Hill Lake / Lake Thurmond has a variety of camp grounds, public beaches, and access areas so you can enjoy a lake day any time this summer. Check out some of the more popular options like:
- Modoc Campground
- Hamilton Branch State Park
- West Dam Park and Recreation Area
- Mistletoe State Park
- Wildwood Park
- Plum Branch
Thunder Over Evans | May 19, 2018 | Evans Towne Center Park
Celebrate Armed forces day at this free event including a performance by the 282nd Army Band, an obstacle course, military displays, historic exhibits, kids zone, live music, and a fireworks show. For additional information visit their website.
Banjobque | May 25-26, 2018 | Lady A Amphitheatre
If you need plans for Memorial Day weekend, checkout BanjoBQue, there will be tons of great food, craft beer, and live music for a weekend long celebration you won’t want to miss! For more information visit their website.
Pig Out in the Park | June 9, 2018 | The Augusta Common
Feeling hungry? Better save room for this one, the Pig Out in the Park is a local amateur BBQ competition featuring lots of tasty bites, live music, family fun, and even a kids BBQ competition. Tickets are only $5 and kids under 12 get in free, so this is a great way to get in some family fun this summer! Click here for more info.
Free Summer Film Series | Saturdays at 11am | The Imperial Theatre
If you need a little reprieve from the heat, check out this FREE film series at the Imperial Theatre In Augusta. For 4 Saturdays throughout the summer, the Imperial will screen different movies including:
- June 30 – Star Wars The Force Awakens
- July 14 – Dream Girls
- July 21- Big Hero 6
- August 4- Rent
For tickets and additional information visit the Imperial Theatre Website.
KidsFest | August 25, 2018 | Evans Towne Center Park
Wrap up the summer with one last Hoorah at KidsFest! This is the second year for this kid friendly day of fun. Check out developing event details here. As you can see, there is no shortage of entertainment in the Augusta area, so get out and enjoy your summer and make sure to add some of these great local events and venues to your calendar!