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Summer on Augusta 2016 – Happening in July!

SOA is back and better than ever this July, 2016! Special events will take place along Augusta Road as local businesses celebrate Summer in the South. You’ll enjoy the festivities you’ve enjoyed in the past like  the block parties, kids activities, southern themed events, tomato pie contest, a fiddling contest, great food, cool drinks, and live… Read more »

ARBA Annual Meeting Feb. 16

Augusta After Hours & Annual Meeting Tuesday, February 16th at 6:00 p.m. Blockhouse Restaurant & Oyster Bar Augusta Road business owners gather together this Tuesday for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Augusta After Hours event. The group will hear updates from ARBA Board of Directors on promotional information for the road and individual marketing opportunities,… Read more »

Rock House Wins LOA Contest!

Augusta Road Business Association congratulates The Rock House Antiques as the winner of the Fifth Annual Lights on Augusta, a Christmas decoration contest on historic Augusta Road. Members of ARBA decorated their business or store front for the month of December and the winner was decided by the community, clients, customers, neighbors and residents.  “The… Read more »


Win gift certificates to Augusta Road Restaurants! Post photos on Instagram while enjoying Holiday Open House and tag @onlyonaugusta and #holidayopenhouse2015. This contest is sponsored by the below restaurants on Augusta. So if you are cruising HOH and see a friend or funny moment, find the perfect delightful treat, maybe even a furry friend in tights then… Read more »

Win $1,000 Shopping Spree on Augusta Rd!

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2015 Here’s your chance to win a Shopping Spree from $200 to $1,000 to spend at businesses along Augusta Road! Shopping Spree Contest Form or find it in the Greenville Journal insert. Visit the participating businesses during Holiday Open House on November 22 and get your form stamped at each location. Turn in the form… Read more »

Lights on Augusta’s best decked returns!

Lights on Augusta returns with Augusta Road businesses working hard to be voted best decked! Sponsored by Talk magazine, Lights on Augusta is a friendly Christmas decoration contest that is now on it’s fifth year. The community, neighborhood, residents, customers and clients have the task of choosing who is going to win by voting throughout… Read more »

Augusta Road’s Holiday Open House 2015

Since the early 1980’s Augusta Road Business Association has been celebrating the start of the holidays with the Annual Holiday Open House. The Sunday before Thanksgiving has become a tradition for shoppers all over the upstate of SC. On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. shoppers will begin the Christmas season on Augusta Road…. Read more »

Social Media Seminar & Annual Meeting

  ARBA Annual Meeting & Social Media Seminar Join us and get a kick start on your social media this year! The seminar will be conducted by John Malik of Jack Russell Social Media Consulting. This will be a fantastic class for those who think they know social media and for those who are just… Read more »

Holiday Open House Planning Meeting

  It’s time to start planning for Holiday Open House! HOH is always the Sunday before Thanksgiving and this year it will take place November Twenty Second. It takes a village to put on such an event so join us to discuss the marketing plan, festivities and events. Wednesday, September 16th, 8:30 a.m. Paisley &… Read more »

Winner of the Third Annual Tomato Pie Contest

Chief of Police Ken Miller, 2014 Winner Debbi Kaplan, 2015 Winner Liz Rhoads, Jennifer Glover of Carolina Girl Cooks and WSPA’s Megan Heidlberg Congratulations to Liz Rhoads! The 2015 Annual Tomato Pie contest, which took place during Summer on Augusta at The Pickwick Pharmacy and Soda Fountain, announced the winner of the best tomato pie… Read more »