EXPERIENCE AUGUSTA EVENTS IN DECEMBER
It’s December and Winter is on the horizon. Augusta offers exciting indoor experiences outdoors and entertainment. Whether you’d like to enjoy parades, holiday shopping or new year’s celebrations –– you're in the right place to discover the newest adventures this month offers.
Here you’ll find a few things happening this year in Augusta. To learn about all there is to do and see in Augusta visit us online at VisitAugusta.com, follow us on social media @VisitAugusta on Facebook & Instagram, or come see us at Augusta & Co.
Lights of the South
Experience the final days of the holiday season with a spectacular light display at Lights of the South now through December 30. Walk or take a hayride through miles of displays and finish your night with s'mores.
Candlelight Tours of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson
Enjoy special Candlelight Tours of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson on December 1 and December 2 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy festive refreshments with the lights turned down low, the candles flickering, and live music filling the house with holiday cheer from long ago. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for senior and military; and $10 for students K-12.
City of Augusta Christmas Tree Light-Up
Augusta kicks off the holiday season with holiday lights and fireworks at the Augusta Christmas Tree Light-Up on December 9 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the Augusta Common. Bring a coat and lawn chairs as you enjoy the official lighting of the downtown Augusta Christmas tree and a firework spectacular to officially welcome the season of cheer.
Mistletoe Market 2023
Experience the Mistletoe Market at Augusta & Co. on December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This market will be full of products and gifts from local Augusta businesses and feature pop-up shops from vendors throughout Augusta’s River Region.
Augusta Christmas Parade
Kick off the holiday season with the Augusta Christmas Parade on December 9 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Enjoy the Christmas season with decorative floats and catch a glance of Santa and a few of his reindeer as they journey through upper Broad Street and proceed between 6th and 13th Streets.
Kevin Gates LIVE
Experience Kevin Gates LIVE at the “Only the Generals'' tour on December 15 at the James Brown Arena at 8:00 p.m. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper gained popularity with his distinctive style and captivating lyrics, he has captured the attention of fans worldwide. Admission: $45 - 150.
Behold The Star 2023
Experience the acclaimed youth choir Creative Impressions at their annual showcase “Behold the Star” on December 16 at the AU Maxwell Performing Arts Theater at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20. Group and senior discounts available.
Augusta’s Black Caddies - Men on the Bag
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Augusta’s Black Caddies - Men on the Bag on December 16 at the Augusta Canal Discovery Center. You’ll play a role as a new hire and be put to work to run the loom that creates the cloth manufactured in this 1800’s era manufacturing mill. Admissions is $27 - $29.
Canal to Cloth - A Day at the Mill
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Canal to Cloth - A Day at the Mill on December 16 at the Augusta Canal Discovery Center. You’ll play a role as a new hire and be put to work to run the loom that creates the cloth manufactured in this 1800’s era manufacturing mill. Admissions is $27 - $29.
Heart of Augusta Tour - Cycle the Soul City
Check out this NEW Authentic Augusta Experience, Heart of Augusta Tour - Cycle the Soul City on December 16 at the Bike Bike Baby. You will explore the downtown core to discover amazing public art, historic sites, flavorful restaurants, local businesses, and the fingerprints of the Godfather of Soul. Bike Bike Baby is your guide to authentic Augusta. Admission is $50.
Grab tickets for the whole family to see the Harlem Globetrotters World Tour at the James Brown Arena on December 17 at 10:00 a.m. the Globetrotter stars LIVE as they DRIBBLE, SPIN and DUNK their way past their relentless rivals, the Washington Generals!
Authentic Augusta Experiences
Book your experience today! Try these 10 NEW Authentic Augusta Experiences which are a curated collection of the best sights and experiences Augusta has to offer. These one-of-a-kind experiences will immerse you and leave you with lifelong memories of your visit to Augusta. Book here: visitaugusta.com/authentic