Fall Festival Guide

Fall Festivals

Fall is near and it is time for the greatest season in the South! Festivals, hayrides, corn mazes, scarves and pumpkin spice lattes!!! CSRA Kids is so excited to share with you all the fun the area has to offer you this season. Our hope is that you will Fall for the CSRA!

Prices and event times are subject to change.
Last Update: 8/19/2018

Fall Festival Guide!

Fall Festivals in Augusta – UPDATED

Border Bash
Friday, September 7th

5 PM – 7 PM
The Augusta Common

Border Bash returns to the Augusta Common on Friday, September 7 to celebrate the event’s 25th anniversary! The Georgia and South Carolina cheerleaders and mascots will once again perform for crowds in Downtown Augusta with Whiskey Run and Tokyo Joe entertaining event-goers with live music. 

Arts in the Heart of Augusta
Friday, September 14
5 PM – 9 PM
Saturday, September 15
11 AM – 9 PM
Sunday, September 16
12 PM – 7 PM
The Augusta Common

Arts In The Heart Of Augusta is a 2 1/2 day celebration of food, arts, diversity, and culture. We have over 80,000 visitors annually and are preparing for our 36th year. We feature a juried Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Market, a Global Village with food from more than 20 countries, five stages stacked with live entertainment and much more.

Fall Festival and Flea Market
September 28th – 29th
All Day
Barton Field – Fort Gordon

Fall is in the air and the Fall Festival is near! Join us on Barton Field for all the frivolity and fun we have planned. There will be food, drinks, activities, a carnival, and so much more. 

CSRA Food Truck Festival
Saturday, September 29th
12 PM – 6 PM
The Augusta Common

This a charitable food festival to raise funding for local charities in the CSRA. There will be food trucks and live music.

29th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival
Saturday, October 6th
9 AM – 6 PM
Downtown Harlem

The 30th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in Downtown Harlem. Lots of handcrafted items, live entertainment, Laurel and Hardy impersonators, and plenty of delicious food will be available for a day of fun! A parade for the whole family to enjoy will begin at 10:00 am.

Saturday, October 6th
7 AM
The Lady A Pavillion Park

FIREK 18 is a fundraising 5K walk or run that raises money for Firefighters, or the family of firefighters who have cancer. Come enjoy a family friendly atmosphere with Kids fun run, bouncy houses and more

Westobou Festival
October 3rd – 7th
The Augusta Common

This ever-evolving multi-arts festival transforms Downtown Augusta into a creative playground that brings art, music, and culture to life.

2017 Hispanic Festival of Augusta
Friday, October 19th – Sunday, October 21st
10 AM – 2 PM
Evans Towne Center Park

ACHA presents the Twenty-Sixth Hispanic Festival of Augusta. It is an event where the attendees are always delighted by folkloric groups, musical groups, authentic food stands from several countries, arts and crafts, activities for children, and other attractions for the family. 

Augusta Gardens Fall Festival 2017
Saturday, October 20
11 AM – 3 PM
Augusta Gardens Senior Living and Memory Care

Augusta Gardens annual Fall Festival! Face painting, games, vendors, and delicious food will be had! Come join the fun!!

6th Annual ONUG Music Festival
Saturday, October 27th
12 PM – 6 PM
Pendleton King Park

Family friendly festival with music, food, games, giveaways and more! 

Columbia County Fair
November 1st – 11th
Columbia County Fairgrounds

Rides and Games Daily, Attractions, Demolition Derby and More!

Saturday, November 3rd
9 AM – 4 PM
Trail Head – 109 Eve St.

This is Augusta’s chance to gather in our fabulous park, and celebrate all our canal and community have to offer together! We’re planning a full day of family fun, fresh air, fitness, and food. The CanalFEST includes races, tours, trolley tours, sports demonstrations, live music, and much more.

Fall Festivals in Aiken

Aiken’s Makin
Friday, September 7

9am – 6pm
Saturday, September 8
9am – 5pm
Downtown Aiken

Art Festival. There will be jewelry, baked goods, homemade candy, sweetgrass baskets, and yard art, as well as many other unique handcrafted items from around the Southeast.

Aiken Music Fest
Saturday, September 8th

6pm – 11pm
Saturday, October 20th
5pm – 11pm
Highfields Event Center

Celebrate local music in Aiken SC. There will be food trucks and activities for the kids.

Trucks N’ Tunes
Saturday, September 22nd

5 PM – 10:00 PM
Newberry Street – Downtown Aiken

Trucks N’ Tunes is a music and food truck festival. The lineup will be headed by the Bethany and the Southside Boys, Cody Webb and Hyperplyy. Regional food trucks and craft beer vendors will be there as well. The festival is free to attend.

Science Education Enrichment Day
Saturday, October 6th
10 AM – 3 PM
USC Aiken

Science Education Enrichment Day (S.E.E.D.) is a family themed festival celebrating science, technology, engineering, and math. The 32nd annual S.E.E.D. will provide an opportunity for engagement and exchange between children, teens, families, and local STEM professionals. The CSRA’s largest STEM festival will feature exhibitors who will provide hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented STEM entertainment.

St. Mary’s Help of Christians School Chocolate Festival
Saturday, October 6th
St Mary’s Help of Christians School

Games, concessions, international food, chocolate, used book sale and more!!

Sassafras Festival
Sassafras Park – Warrenville

Join us for one of Aiken Counties best festivals!! Sassafras Festival!


Western Carolina State Fair
October 19th – 28th
Please See Website for the Fair Schedule

The Western Carolina Fair is the largest fair in the CSRA. The fair has dozens of choices for concessions, fair rides, vendors, entertainment and more! 

Fall Festivals in North Augusta

Jack O’ Lantern Jubilee
Friday, October 26th

5:30 PM -10:00 PM
Saturday, October 27th
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Downtown North Augusta

The Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee is an annual, family-oriented festival held in beautiful downtown North Augusta on Georgia Avenue.
Activities include live entertainment on two stages, an awesome variety of great food, arts and crafts vendors, car show, corn hole tournament, amusement rides and plenty of activities for the kids including a costume contest, face painting, clowns, kiddie rides & inflatables.

Looking for More Fall Fun? Check out our 2017 Fall Guide!

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