Open Friday 5pm – 9pm, Saturday 11am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm
Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival will be held on September 15, 16th and 17th in the heart of downtown Augusta, Georgia. Last year the festival was bigger and better than ever with an additional city block added and over 100,000 attendees! We expect the same attendance this year!
We feature over 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. Special performances include Southeastern Songwriters hosted by Joe Stevenson, Comedian Mario Tory, Wayne Hoey Big Band with Russell Joel Brown, Eque and the Crew, Estimated Principles, GXXdmxn, Ryan Abel and Friends present Georgia Rock and Roll, Jordan Deshong, cultural performances and so much more!
Nineteen international food booths on the Augusta Common provide festival patrons with authentic cuisine from around the world. Germany returns this year, along with Ireland, Greece, India, Samoa, Sudan, Philippines and more!
The popular Family Area and Young Artists Markets give families an almost endless number of things to see and do including a chalk walk, mural painting, cultural activities for kids, street performers and more! Artzilla artists paint live all weekend on the Augusta Common, and a new Authors Lounge features Georgia authors and book signings.