See Holiday Lights at Augusta Common

The Augusta Common is a beautiful public park located right in the heart of downtown Augusta. During the holiday season, the park is transformed into a magical wonderland of lights. Thousands of twinkling lights and festive displays decorate the trees, pathways, and gazebo. Families can stroll through the lit-up park and enjoy the holiday cheer. The lighting displays are turned on nightly from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve.

Getting there: The Augusta Common is located at 836 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA 30901. Charter Bus Company Augusta can provide transportation for groups wanting to see the holiday lights. Our buses have comfortable, spacious seating and amenities like WiFi and DVD players to entertain passengers during the ride.

Ice Skate at the Augusta Ice Sports Center

Open year-round, the Augusta Ice Sports Center has public skating sessions perfect for some holiday fun. Their Olympic-sized ice rink is a great place to skate with family, friends, or as part of a group activity. The rink even plays festive holiday music during certain sessions in December. If you’re new to skating, you can rent skates right at the rink.

Getting there: The Augusta Ice Sports Center is located at 3673 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta, GA 30906. Let our drivers handle parking and transportation so your group can focus on having fun on the ice.

See a Show at the Miller Theater

Augusta’s historic Miller Theater has a full calendar of holiday-themed shows in December. See festive music performances, plays, and even the Nutcracker ballet. Many shows sell out fast during the busy holiday season, so get your group’s tickets early.

Getting there: The Miller Theater is centrally located at 708 Broad St, Augusta, GA 30901. Our charter buses can provide convenient transportation and drop-off right by the theater entrance.

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area – See Augusta’s Engineering Marvel

Built in 1845 as a power source for Augusta’s booming textile industry, the Augusta Canal is a engineering marvel that continues to energize the city today. Groups visiting Augusta during the holidays will appreciate learning about this historic landmark that played a pivotal role in the city’s development.

Stroll along the Augusta Canal Trail to see the canal up close and explore the various museums and attractions located along its route. History buffs will love the interpretive exhibits at the Augusta Canal Discovery Center detailing how the canal was built entirely by hand using shovels, mules, and pulleys.

During the holiday season, the canal comes alive with decorations and activities like caroling along the banks. At night, the canal is illuminated with thousands of glittering lights, creating a magical scene.

With Augusta Charter Bus, your group can easily access parking and disembark near the canal’s various trails, parks, and museums. Let your driver handle parking while you take in the sights of this engineering marvel that helped Augusta grow into the thriving city it is today.

Augusta Canal Discovery Center
1450 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-0440

Shop Local at the Christmas Made in the South Market

This indoor/outdoor market features over 150 local artisans selling handmade gifts, decor, clothing, food, and more. It’s a great place to find unique holiday presents while supporting small businesses. Wander through the market sipping hot cocoa and getting into the holiday spirit.

Getting there: The market takes place at the Augusta Common at 836 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA 30901. We can easily shuttle your group to and from the event.

Tour the Augusta Museum of History’s Heritage Holiday Exhibit

Every December, the Augusta Museum of History decks its halls with vintage Christmas trees and decor. See how holidays were celebrated in the 18th and 19th centuries and enjoy the nostalgic charm of old-fashioned ornaments. Kids can also write letters to Santa while there.

Getting there: The museum is located downtown at 560 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA 30901. Let Charter Bus Company Augusta handle parking and transportation for your group’s visit.

Riverwalk Augusta – Stroll Along the Waterfront

The Savannah River waterfront is one of Augusta’s greatest natural assets, and the Riverwalk Augusta helps locals and visitors alike make the most of it. This scenic pathway stretches along the riverbank for more than 15 miles, making it the perfect place for a relaxing group stroll during the holidays.

The Riverwalk Augusta passes by parks, marinas, museums, shops, and restaurants. Your group can stop to grab a bite, rent a kayak, or just take in views of the river. During the holidays, the Riverwalk sparkles with festive lights and seasonal decorations. It’s especially magical at night!

With a charter bus rental, your driver can drop your group off right at one of the many Riverwalk access points downtown. After a refreshing walk along the river, your bus will be waiting to whisk you away to the next item on your holiday itinerary.

Some top spots along the Riverwalk Augusta include:

  • Riverfront Park – green space with art & music
  • Jessye Norman Amphitheater – outdoor performing arts venue
  • Augusta Common – shops, restaurants & entertainment

Sacred Heart Cultural Center – Celebrate the Season

For a dose of holiday spirit, Sacred Heart Cultural Center is a must-visit. This Catholic church and community center located in Augusta’s historic Laney-Walker neighborhood goes all out with festive events during the Christmas season.

In December, the Sacred Heart Cultural Center hosts a Christmas concert, gingerbread house competition, and various craft fairs featuring local artisans. It’s a great place for groups to enjoy the holidays, support local businesses, and bring some cheer.

The Cultural Center also houses a museum with ornate stained glass windows and historic artifacts on display year-round. Groups can take a guided tour and learn about the church’s rich history in Augusta.

With charter bus transportation, it’s easy for your group to travel together to Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Let your driver handle Augusta traffic while you get into the holiday spirit at this historic community center.

Sacred Heart Cultural Center
1345 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 724-2485

Rent With Charter Bus Company Augusta To Hit Every Attraction

Planning a holiday lights tour, Christmas market visit, or any other group holiday activity in Augusta? Let Charter Bus Company Augusta provide easy transportation in a comfortable, modern charter bus. Our team handles all the driving and logistics so you can focus on celebrating the season with your group. Call 706-524-0056 to get a free quote on renting a holiday bus in Augusta!