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!

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Last Update: 8/27/2019

Fall Festival Guide!

Fall Festivals in Augusta

Border Bash
Friday, October 11th
4 PM – 11 PM
SRP Park

University of South Carolina & University of Georgia Cheerleaders & Mascots, Border Bash will once again feature cold beverages, UGA & USC branded merchandise and fun games for kids and adults to celebrate the friendly rivalry of the USC – UGA football game.

Arts in the Heart of Augusta
Friday, September 20, 5-9pm
Saturday, September 21, 11am-9pm
Sunday, September 22, 12-7pm
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 27th – 28th
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 14th
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.

31st Annual Oliver Hardy Festival
Saturday, October 5th
9 AM – 5 PM
Downtown Harlem

The 31th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 9:00 am until 5:00 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 5th
7 AM
The Lady A Pavillion Park

FIREK 19 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 – 5th
The Augusta Common

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

2019 Hispanic Festival of Augusta

Event Link
Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20
Evans Towne Center Park

ACHA presents the Twenty-Seventh 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. 

7th Annual ONUG Music Festival
Saturday, October 26th
12 PM – 6 PM
Pendleton King Park

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

Columbia County Fair
October 31st – November 10th
Columbia County Fairgrounds

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

Saturday, November 2nd
9 AM – 4 PM
Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

CanalFEST is a free community event. We’re planning a full day of family fun, fresh air, fitness, and food. Try your hand at fly fishing! Or kayaking! Or jump on a Petersburg Boat for a guided canal tour. Check out the crafts, art, food trucks and live music, all day long starting with the CanalFest Fun Run 5k 2019.

Farm Fest – Waynesboro, GA
Saturday, September 14th
9 AM
Waynesboro Shrine Club

Parade, BBQ Cook Off, Kid Activities and Rides, Crafts and Live Entertainment.

Fall Festivals in Aiken

Aiken’s Makin
Friday, September 6

9am – 6pm
Saturday, September 7
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.

Science Education Enrichment Day
Saturday, October 5th
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.

Flavors of Fall Festival at Cold Creek
Saturday, September 28th
10 AM – 2 PM
Cold Creek Nursery

Enjoy live music by Gavin Reily, pick out your pumpkin, and snap a family photo in the pumpkin patch. We will be sampling North Carolina apples from our Farm Fresh Market as well as local apple and pumpkin butters. Kids can paint a pumpkin, see a honey bee demo from the Aiken Beekeepers Association, and learn about the importance of planting trees with the SC Forestry Commission! We will have a variety of craft vendors, and Scott Benny’s Food Cart will have a selection of tasty lunch treats!

St. Mary’s Help of Christians School Chocolate Festival
Saturday, October 5th
St Mary’s Help of Christians School

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

Sassafras Festival
Saturday, October 5th
Sassafras Park – Warrenville

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


Western Carolina State Fair
October 18th – 27th
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 Festival At Horse Creek Academy
Saturday, November 9th
3 PM – 7 PM

Inflatables, Games and Prizes, Silent Auction, Food, Craft Vendors and Cakewalk.

Fall Festivals in North Augusta

Jack O’ Lantern Jubilee
Friday, October 25th

5:30 PM -10:00 PM
Saturday, October 26th
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 FALL GUIDE! 

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