By Aimee Serafin • Photo art courtesy of Arts in the Heart of Augusta


The 39th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival announces their advanced badges for admission can be purchased online at or in person at local Cadence Banks, Vintage Ooollee and Augusta & Co in downtown Augusta, and New Moon in Aiken.

Badges cost $7 in advance, $12 at the gate, and they are good for the entire weekend. Kids under 10 are free.

The Augusta Commons and Broad Street from 7th ­to 10th will house wall-to-wall attractions of more than 160 juried fine arts and crafts booths for the festival. The areas include the Global Food Village with authentic foods from over 26 countries, a young artist market of school-aged artwork, an interactive family area, a craft beer garden and 5 stages for live and local performances throughout the weekend.


Physical Badge Location Addresses

Cadence Bank Locations (formerly State Bank & Trust): throughout Augusta’s River Region

Vintage Ooollee: 1121 Broad Street, downtown

Augusta & Co: 1010 Broad Street, downtown

Sacred Heart Cultural Center Gift Shop: 1301 Greene Street, downtown

New Moon in Aiken: 116 Laurens Street NW, Aiken, SC


Festival Hours:

Friday, Sept. 20, 5 – 9pm

Saturday, Sept. 21, 11am – 9pm

Sunday, Sept. 22, 12 – 7pm

Aimee Serafin, is the editor of the Augusta Family magazine.