May is almost here, and that means the start of summer is just around the corner. As the weather warms up, outdoor events start popping up across the CSRA. While you’re planning your social calendar, here are a few local activities to take into consideration the next few months.
SACRED HEART GARDEN FESTIVAL
April 26-28 | Tickets & Info
Sacred Heart Cultural Center
Hear from gardening experts, shop local vendors, and tour exhibits and gardens. All Proceeds benefit the Sacred Heart Cultural Center.
AUGUSTA CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
April 27 (12pm-5pm) | Tickets & Info
SRP Park, North Augusta
The 4th annual craft beer festival will feature over 40 breweries including many local and regional favorites. This event benefits the Augusta Sports Council and offers a unique perspective, as each brewery will have one representative on-site to educate patrons on their beers and brewing processes.
A DAY IN THE PARK
May 4 (9am-4pm) | More Info
Pendleton King Park, Augusta
This free annual event features the PKP plant sale, scavenger hunts, disc golf lessons, tours and more!
POPS IN THE PARK (Feat. Augusta Symphony)
May 11 (2pm-9pm) | More info
Enjoy a night of music at Evans Towne Center Park as REC TEC Grills presents Pops in the Park, featuring the Augusta Symphony. The event also includes food trucks, kids zone, and FIREWORKS!
HOPS & HOGS
May 17 (6pm-10pm) | More Info
An annual event promoting regional breweries, local BBQ and live music – if you’re hungry for a taste of the local scene, don’t miss this one.
FULL MOON HIKE
May 18 (9pm-11pm) | More Info
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Take a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a guided, leisurely hike through the Nature Park trails. Children & adults will enjoy the beauty of the evening.
THUNDER OVER EVANS
May 18 (11am-10pm) | More info
Evans Towne Center Park
Celebrate Armed Force’s Day with
RECURRING EVENTS & WEEKLY MARKETS
AUGUSTA MARKET AT THE RIVER
Saturdays (8am-2pm) | More Info
Intersection of 8th & Reynolds, Downtown Augusta
Shop local produce, handmade goods, and more at the seasonal Augusta Market!
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Mondays at 6:30 pm, Thru June 24 | More Info
Hopeland Gardens, Aiken, SC
Visit Hopeland Gardens and check out this longstanding tradition. The event features music by different groups each week!
EVENING FARMERS MARKET
Thursdays (4 pm–8 pm) | More Info
Evans Towne Center Park
This weeknight farmer’s market features food trucks, beverage tent, live entertainment, food stands, local artisans, Kids’ Fun Zone, and more.
AIKEN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Saturdays 7 am | More Info
115 Williamsburg Street, Aiken, SC
This weekly farmers market offers up fresh, local produce, baked goods, and crafts from vendors across Aiken County.