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A trip to Aiken means getting outdoors, experiencing history, meandering through beautiful parks and bustling shopping. As you explore Aiken you will notice a thriving downtown that has much to offer. Aiken hosts world-class events and festivals showcasing music, dance, outdoor concerts, food, history, and much more. In Aiken there's always something new to discover.

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Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, an avid shopper, or a history buff Aiken has more than enough to keep you on the go. See what Aiken has to offer!


Aiken Festivals & Events

Aiken festivals and events are certainly world class--from  prestigious equestrian events, to street festivals, to one-of-a-kind celebrations you won't find anywhere else!

Festivals & Events
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Aiken Antique Show - Art + Garden + Vintage + Design

The Aiken Antique Show is a three day show & sale that welcomes many spectacular dealers from across the Southeast. This year's event will be held February 1st - at 3rd at The Aiken Center for the Arts. The Preview Party will take place on January 31st. In celebration of its 20th year, preview party attendees can turn in their ticket for the chance to win 1 of 2 $1,000 shopping sprees to the Aiken Antique Show.

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The Southern City Film Festival

The Southern City Film Festival will be back for its third annual film festival February 22-24, dates selected to coincide with OSCARS® Weekend. It will also be held in a new single venue in Downtown Aiken – the Municipal Center in The Alley.

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A Night of Frolic & Fun

The Lip Sync Battle is BACK! Join us for a night filled with laughter at ADDA's fourth annual Night of Frolic & Fun! The event includes Aiken celebrity lip-sync battles, heavy h'or derves and the cash bar as you laugh the night away with friends! Get your tickets starting MONDAY, November 5th! Stay tuned for information on your battlers....we have yet another STELLAR lineup!

Please call the ADDA office with any questions at (803) 649-2221.


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