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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!

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Aiken Spring Classic Horse Show

Held on April 20 - May 1, spectators can watch the Aiken Spring Classic Horse Show that draws participants from all over the world! Aiken has proudly hosted this 2-week long event since 1998 and welcomes the variety of talented individuals that come to Aiken to compete year after year.

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Hot Air Balloon Festival

Check off your bucket list and ride on an actual hot air balloon at the Hot Aiken Balloon Festival on April 30 - May 1! This is a family event with rides, live music, retail booths and food; and the grand finale will be the Hot Air Balloon Glow & Laser show. 

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Aiken Carriage Classic

The Aiken Carriage Classic will hold its 2nd annual pleasure driving show on April 16 - 17 at the Highfields Event Center. This event is an enjoyable atmosphere for competitors and spectators alike!


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