Things to do this summer in Augusta, GA

Summer is here and this time of year there's no shortage of fun to be had in the CSRA. Whether you're new to the area or are just looking for some family-friendly options to keep making those summer memories, we have you covered. 

Family-Friendly Daytime Activities

Summer Skies Series
Dupont Planetarium
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, Aiken, SC
June 16, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21
Info and Reservations

Local Summer Camps
Still looking for a camp for the kiddos this summer? Check out this local round-up for details on tons of great local options. 

Sensory Storytime
June 30, 3-4 pm
Headquarters Library
823 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA
Additional Details

Evening Activities

Cheer on the Greenjackets this summer and be sure to keep an eye out for the Mini-Manager, helping to keep the umps in line!
Check the season schedule and grab your tickets here

Take a Moonlight Music Cruise along the Augusta Canal on Friday's at 7 pm.

Grab a bite to eat in Downtown Augusta or Historic Downtown Aiken

Local Markets

Don't miss these local markets and farm stands for fresh produce and treats all summer long!

Augusta Market at the River
Saturday, 8am - 2pm
15 8th Street
Augusta, GA 30901

The Veggie Park Farmers Market
Tuesday, 4:30-7:00 p.m. (April - December)
1833 Broad Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Evans Market
Saturday from 9am-1pm
The Plaza in Evans Towne Center Park

Sara's Fresh Market
Open Daily, 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
5150 Edgefield Rd
Trenton, SC

Outdoor Activities

Looking to cool off? Dive-in to this list of area rivers, swimming holes, waterfalls and more! 

Experience the Augusta Canal with rentals from Savannah Rapids Kayak. There are tons of events happening throughout the summer and opportunities for guided tours, experiences and more!

Hilltop Riding Stable Family Fun Day
Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday (9am - 3pm)
Event Details

Tasty Treats

Summers in the south can get hot! Cool off with a tasty treat from one of these local ice cream shops!

Take a trip back in time to an old fashioned soda shop at the Pink Dipper in North Augusta or grab a rootbeer float at the Sno-Cap Drive- in

Scoop up some fun at Flannigan's Ice Cream in downtown Aiken. 

If you're in the heart of Augusta grab fresh-made ice cream at Summerville Scoops OR, for those over-21, grab a boozy shake at local favorite Farmhaus.\

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