With its rich history, exciting activities and cosmopolitan flair, Aiken offers something for everyone. With equestrian sports, year-round recreational sports, history, the arts, shopping, hiking, fishing and a host of other ventures available, there is something that appeals to every interest. For more information on the exciting events scheduled in Aiken this year, visit the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, the City of Aiken or Equestrian Calendar of Aiken.
Hopelands Garden Summer Concert Series
All concerts will begin at 7 PM unless otherwise noted and will be held at Hopelands Gardens on the Windham Performing Arts Stage. Admission is free. All those in attendance should bring a lawn chair or blanket to this free concert series. Alcohol/Wine is strictly prohibited. Picnic dinners are permitted. Well behaved pets are welcome, but must be on a leash at all times. For more information, visit www.cityofaikensc.gov.
June 1, 2015 – Mike Frost Band – sponsored by Cumberland Village
June 8, 2015 - The Kelley Family - sponsored by the Aiken Bluegrass Festival
June 15, 2015 – Burns Dance Studio – sponsored by DayBreak Adult Care
June 22, 2015 – 4 Cats in the Doghouse – sponsored by The Willcox
June 29, 2015 – Sixth Army Band – Army National Guard – sponsored by DayBreak Adult Care
USPA Master Cup – 6 Goal
June 1 – 7, 2015
Nothing could be finer than polo in Aiken on a lovely spring day. Spectators are always welcome and parking is free. Bring a picnic and some friends to Fox Nation located on 735 Cedar Branch Road, Windsor, SC 29856. For more information, call (803) 226-0072 or visit www.wagenerpolo.com.
Farmers Market In The Alley
June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015
Beginning June 4, from 5 – 7:30 PM in The Alley returns. Shopping is always enjoyable downtown. Shop for produce, crafts, flowers, plants and offerings by food vendors. For more information, call (803) 642-7761.
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2015 at 3 PM
The Aiken Polo Club's Sunday Schedule is fun for the whole family. Sundays at polo are the best way to spend an afternoon enjoying Aiken’s premier sport. Come on out and get in the spirit with our special Sunday activities. The Sunday game takes place at 3 pm on Whitney Field located on Mead Avenue in the downtown horse district. Admission to Sunday games is $5 per person at the gate or $25 for a ticket to the Social Tent. For more info, call (803) 643-3611 to confirm match times and locations or visit www.aikenpoloclub.org.
Summer Solstice Cup – 4 Goal
June 7 – 14, 2015
Nothing could be finer than polo in Aiken on a lovely spring day. Spectators are always welcome and parking is free. Bring a picnic and some friends to Broken Arrow Farm located at 1267 Bethcar Church Road, Wagener, SC 29164. For more info, call (803) 226-0072 or visit www.wagenerpolo.com.
Aiken Music Festival
June 13, 2015
Enjoy the lovely grounds of Highfields Event Center, along with sounds of the most rocking bands in Aiken! General Admission tickets are $20 online or at the gate. Children 10 and under welcome and FREE with paying adult. $15 ticket: (1) U. S. Military Service Admission. Please leave coolers at home. Well-behaved pets on a leash are welcome. Chairs and picnic blankets are suggested. For more info, visit www.psjshows.com/aikenmusicfest.
June 19, 20, 26, 27, 2015 at 8 PM and June 28, 2015 at 3 PM
Aiken Community Playhouse presents “Blood Money” written by The Heather Brothers Directed by Dustin Turner. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (803) 648-1438 or visit www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com.
June 21, 2015
Enjoy Progressive Show Jumping at Highfields located at 147 Warehouse Road, Aiken, SC 29801. For more information, call (803) 649-3505 or visit
Full Gallop Farms
June 21, 2015
Enjoy Combined Training Show at Full Gallop Farm located at 3828 Wagener Road, Aiken, SC 29803. For more information, call (803) 215-6590 or visit www.fullgallopfarm.com.
The Thoroughbred Music & Arts Festival
June 27 & 28, 2015
The Thoroughbred Music and Arts Festival was established as a joint venture between Mad Music Productions and Stable View Equestrian Center to promote the arts, support indie musicians and raise funds for local charities. Come enjoy the festival at 117 Stable Drive, Aiken, SC 29801. No glass, no coolers, and no camping. For more information, visit www.tbredfest.org.