Special Events

Special Events for our community, neighbors, and visitors!

Our Special Events office is located at the Augusta Common in Downtown Augusta. In addition to coordinating Augusta Recreation & Parks Department events, the Special Events office also coordinates and facilitates all special events located at the Augusta Common, the Augusta Riverwalk and any major event the City of Augusta partners with downtown.

2022 Toy Holiday Drive

2022 Christmas Toy DriveThe Augusta Parks & Recreation Department is collecting toys for the Holiday season at each community center and the administrative office to help make children in need smile this Christmas with gifts from Santa. Our goal is to provide as many gifts as possible to the Ronald McDonald House Charity of Augusta and we need your help reaching this goal! Connect with your family, friends and co-workers this year and donate unwrapped new toys – and give a great Christmas to some children in need. Learn more...


2022 Winter Coat Drive

2022 Winter Coat Drive

Augusta Parks & Recreation is organizing a winter coat drive to collect coats for our community members in need. With the cold months of the year quickly approaching, we want to do our part in keeping people warm. All donations will be given to Safe Homes of Augusta, one of our local domestic violence centers, whose mission is to transform victims of domestic violence into survivors. Learn more...


Annual Events

 Augusta, Georgia hosts many events at the Augusta Common, in Downtown Augusta, and our parks. Here you can find information for the major annual events and mark the date.

Community Events

Our community centers have regular events throughout the year in your local community. On this page you can learn about the next upcoming events and the activities at your community center.

Outdoor event venue request

Whether you are planning a public event, or want to use one of our outdoor event venues for a private function, the special event office is a great point of contact to guide you through the process. Experienced staff can guide you through policies, permit requirements, and contracts to help make your event a success.