arts in the heart of augusta festival 2022

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival was held on September 16, 17, and 18th in the heart of downtown Augusta, Georgia. This year the festival was bigger and better than ever with an additional city block added and over 100,000 attendees!  We featured 130 juried Arts in the Heart Artists,  five Stages of non-stop entertainment including cultural music, dance, popular music, jazz, poetry, storytelling, acoustic music, Soul, spoken word, and more.

Eighteen international food booths on the Augusta Common provided festival patrons with authentic cuisine from around the world. The popular Family Area and Young Artists Markets provided families with an almost endless number of things to see and do!  Artzilla artists painted live all weekend, along with local artists by the Jazz stage and in the Global Village. All around it was a festival to be remembered! Mark your calendars for September 15 – 17, 2023!

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“One of the very best shows in the Southeast with an excellent show staff with consideration for all of the artists, crafters and vendors.  Easy setup and load out,  great entertainment and activities for the whole family and well organized with plenty of promo and......

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Arts Awards: Ingrid Humphrey’s The Original Sister Dolls Collection in Booth 814 won FIRST PLACE in the Arts Awards Rebecca Anchor of SIFT+SACK in Booth 743 won Second Place in the Arts Awards Ai Nguyen in Booth 741 won......

2022 Festival People TSHIRT (Ladies)     Sizes: S-XL $25     Size: XXL $28 2022 Festival People TSHIRT – (Unisex)     Sizes: S-XL $25     Size: XXL $28 Augusta Loves Art TSHIRT – (Unisex)    Sizes: S-XL $20    Size: XXL $22 2022 Festival People Cross......

Click on the links below for recent stories about Arts in the Heart of Augusta from local news! Arts in the Heart bringing economic boost to Augusta/ Arts in the Heart, Border Bash preparations are underway Arts in the Heart Festival to return this week......

It’s Festival Week and last chance to get discounted $12 Badges to the Festival! Price for admission goes up to $15 starting on Friday. Badges are good for the entire weekend! (Crazy right?) Kids 10 and under are admitted free. To purchased tickets online click “Tickets”......

Go behind the scenes of the popular Global Village at Arts in the Heart with the Augusta Chronicle’s great story about Augusta’s ethnic groups that make all the amazing food! Click for PDF of Article...

Arts in the Heart is renowned for the superior quality of local, regional and national artists that come to participate in the festival each year. Be sure and take a stroll through the Fine Artists Market and see for yourself!  Booth Number /Artist Name 701......

Sláinte Mhaith! We have lots of amazing food in the Global Village during Arts in the Heart of Augusta and one of our award-winning countries is Ireland! While all their food is popular they are especially known for their famous Whiskey Cake. Make sure to......

The Global Village menus are in!  Now you can start to plan your Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival dining experience for the weekend of September 16-18th. So much international cuisine to choose from! Click For Menus...


swanee quintet

Sunday, Sept. 18

Global Stage 5:30pm

rah butter

Friday, Sept. 16

Community Stage 6:55pm

is0lated beauty

Sunday, Sept. 18

Soul Suite Stage 2:30pm

Shrimp City Slim

Saturday, Sept. 17

Jazz Stage 1:30pm

impulse ride

Saturday, Sept. 17

Community Stage 8:20pm

Marcus McGowan

Sunday, Sept. 18

Jazz Stage 12:00pm

Tara & The Snacks

Saturday, Sept. 17

Jazz Stage 8:00pm

Soy Panama & Fuego Neuvo (Mexico)

Saturday, Sept. 17

Global Stage 3:40pm

wayne hoey big band w/ Wycliffe Gordon

Friday, Sept. 16

Global Stage 8:10pm

TGLive (Tru Gentlemen)

Friday, Sept. 16

Jazz Stage 8:00pm

savannah winds middle eastern dancers

Sunday, Sept. 18

Family Stage 12:15pm

Brotha Trav & Sista La w/ Kiki Charisse

Saturday, Sept. 17

Community Stage 4:10pm

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