September 17-19, 2021


Friday: 5PM – 9PM
Saturday: 12PM – 9PM
Sunday: 12PM – 7PM


Downtown Augusta, Georgia located on the Augusta Common and Broad St. between 6th and 10th St.


Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival 40th Anniversay re-do celebration! Named the South’s best festival by the Southeast Tourism Society, this 2 ½ day festival spans 4 city blocks and is a celebration of the varied arts and cultural diversity that make up Augusta. It includes a unique Global Food Village with authentic cuisine from 20 countries, over 100 juried Fine Artists booths, 5 stages of non-stop performances and a large inter-active Family Area.

Admission: $11 in advance, $15 at the Gate. Kids 10 and under are free. Admission badges are good for the entire weekend.

This AWARD WINNING FESTIVAL is produced each year by the Greater Augusta Arts Council.

Arts in the Heart is a rain or shine event. Updates regarding inclement weather will be posted to our home page and social media.



Interested in becoming a sponsor? Learn more about supporting the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. 
Contact us for more information

2019 Festival Parking Map


Suggested Parking
Lots of available parking on side streets surrounding the Festival
Super Hint- Uber and Lyft are the easiest way to  travel to the Festival

Large Lots and Decks:

9th Street at Green: the Board of Education, open to the Public nights and week-ends
9th and Reynolds : Convention Center
Municipal Building  530 Telfair Street
James Brown Arena “ 601 7th Street- Open Saturday and Sunday

Accessible  Parking Suggestions:
Convention Center Lot- enter the Festival at 9th Street Gate next to Volunteer check in
Board of Education Lot-enter the Festival at 9th Street ticket gate behind the Community Stage
South State Bank  32 8th Street at Reynolds Street-enter the Festival at Reynolds Street at the Common- east side.

Festival Accessibility
The Festival is fully wheelchair and scooter accessible with ramps covering wires and hoses.
The Opening Ceremonies will have a sign language interpreter; Friday 6PM Augusta Common
We suggest anyone visiting with mobility issues, bring or rent a wheelchair for the most enjoyment of our 4 block festival.
Call in Advance to rent a wheelchair:
Integrity Medical.  1022 Walton Way. 706-855-8988





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