The Augusta Community, non-profit organizations, and local businesses come together to provide a fun, free hands-on activities:

Passport Activities

  • Adroit Comics – Create your own comic book panels
  • Augusta Library – Castanets and Maracas from Spain
  • Dance Xtreme – Floral Art Craft
  • Drum Circle – Create Noisemakers and dance to the beats of local drummers
  • Cutno Dance Center – Create bracelets and musical instruments of Senegal
  • Filling in the Gaps – Several crafts that relate to the 5 elements of C.H.A.L.K. (Create, Heal, Aspire, Liberate, Kindle)
  • Heritage Academy – Costume Photobooth

Arts in the Heart LOVES our youth artists and this market allows school-aged children and youth from Kindergarteners to High School Seniors to sell their artistic wares. It’s a fun area of the festival and a great way to support or emerging artists.


Family stage

Packed all weekend with family oriented performances featuring children’s dance troupes, theater groups, chorus groups and more, this is the perfect area to kick back in a lawn chair and enjoy an afternoon of wonderful performances. 

Fun Things to See and Do

Extra fun!
There are fees associated with these special activities, but they are offered for some extra fun here in the Family Area

  • Face Painting by Rainbow Factory of Augusta
  • Indian Henna by the Hindu Temple Society
  • Interactive Tie Dye with Rainbow TieDye Factory

Popup Performances and Demos
Enjoy popup performances throughout the weekend by various groups. If you manage to catch one, post the photos to social media and tag the festival!

  • Circus juggling and performance arts – Juggling and circus performance by Cosmo Franz
  • Created2Play – Drumline Parade and flashmob
  • Eastwind – Take a swing at foam sword fighting with the knights of Eastwind
  • Props and Heroes Cosplay – Get your photo taken with a superhero!
  • Soul City Sirens Roller Derby – see the skilled skating sirens on the family stage
  • Orange Skies Productions – Custom balloon art and animals
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