Fall Events in Augusta and Columbia

Fall is around the corner, and that means it's time for some of the year's best events in Augusta, GA, and Columbia, SC! Whether you're excited about Oktoberfest, gearing up for South Carolina State Fair, or planning a day at the Fall Wine Festival, there's something for everyone in the CSRA. If you're looking for things to do in Augusta or Columbia this fall, look no further!

Fall Events in Augusta, GA

Arts in The Heart of Augusta

September 20 - 22

Arts in the Heart will feature around 150 talented juried artists and five stages of non-stop entertainment, including cultural music and dance on the Global Stage and indoor Jazz and Soul Suite stages. Enjoy international food booths, a vibrant Family Area, Young Artists Markets, the Authors Lounge, and live painting at Artzilla. Don't miss this dynamic celebration of art, culture, and community talent!

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Augusta GA’s Fall Wine Festival

October 5

Come out and enjoy a day full of unlimited wine tastings, fall-flavored mimosas, mobile bars, cocktail classes, entertainment, arts, food trucks, vendors, and more in the Riverfront District from 3 PM to 7:30 PM. It’s a must for any wine lovers!

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2024 Georgia–Carolina State Fair

October 18-27

The Georgia-Carolina State Fair is returning to Augusta! You won't want to miss the entertainment for the whole family. Be sure to check out the livestock shows, exhibitions, and competitions in between rides and candy apples!

Gates open 5 PM Monday through Friday and 12 PM Saturdays and Sundays.

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The Georgia Foodees Food & Culture Festival

November 1-3

The second annual Georgia Foodees Festival is back with over 70 food trucks, an artisan market, and fun for the whole family. Don’t miss this free event at the Freedom Bridge!

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Palmetto Peach Half Marathon

Saturday, November 30th | Half Marathon: 8 AM, 10k: 8:10 AM, 5k: 8:15 AM

Kick off at SRP Park in North Augusta, SC, and find your stride on the picturesque North Augusta Greeneway. Cross into Georgia, pace through Augusta, then head back to SRP Park for post-race celebrations!

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Fall Events in Columbia

Boo at the Zoo

October 18–30

Bring the kids and trick or treat at the Riverbank Zoo! Boo at the Zoo is the perfect spot for trick-or-treating among the animal enclosures.

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South Carolina State Fair

October 9 - 20

This fall, the South Carolina State Fair is back with exciting rides, live entertainment, and amazing food. Bring the family to enjoy all the fun and explore the best the palmetto state has to offer!

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Fall Fido Festival

October 13

Grab your furry friends and come celebrate one of the most anticipated dog-friendly events of the year! With photo ops, games, vendors, shopping, food trucks, demonstrations, adoptions, raffles and so much more, it's the perfect day for dog lovers.

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Containers for Short-Term Needs

Calling all event vendors! If you need short-term container storage, we've got you covered. Go Mini’s is perfect for general storage needs, providing secure and convenient options that fit your schedule.

For businesses requiring cold storage, CoolIt! offers both refrigerated and frozen solutions to keep your products at the ideal temperature. Don't miss out on these reliable storage options to make your event a success!

Donation Drives

Donation drives are perfect for giving back to the community, and there are plenty happening this fall in Augusta and Columbia. If you want to donate clothes, food, or toys, check out the list below for a drive near you.

Food Drives in Augusta, GA

Food Drives in Columbia, SC

For this fall's food drives, consider using Go Mini's or CoolIt! refrigerated containers for your donations. These options keep perishable items fresh and safe throughout the collection process. By choosing reliable storage solutions, you can ensure your contributions stay in great condition until they reach those in need. Make a difference with Go Mini's or CoolIt! and help preserve the quality of your food donations.

Enjoy this Fall in Augusta and Columbia

With so many awesome events happening this fall in Augusta and Columbia, there's no shortage of fun to be had. From arts and culture to delicious food, these cities have something for everyone.

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