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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!

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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!

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Great American Total Solar Eclipse

Planetarium shows related to the eclipse will be presented at the DuPont Planetarium leading up to the eclipse. See the planetarium schedule for details. Get your Eclipse Viewers from the DuPont Planetarium so that you can observe the eclipse safely!

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Oktoberfest

Cultural event celebrating Oktoberfest with German-inspired food and beer vendors, an authentic Oompah Band performing on the main stage and local music as well. 

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Aiken's Makin'

A two-day arts  and crafts event in beautiful downtown Aiken featuring handmade craft exhibits, food and performing artists.

Join us for the 41st Annual Aiken's Makin'! Vendors show everything from pottery, wood-crafts, furniture, baskets, stained glass, quilts, clothing, needlecrafts, toys, jewelry, ceramics, art and many other items. Food is also a major part of this event. Applications for crafters and food vendors are now available.

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