Moms, are you looking for a fun place to go with the little ones? If you like the warm sun, being outside, classic entertainment, and exploring the area, then these things to do in Augusta with kids are just for you! Check out below for several places that are perfect for a day trip with the entire family!
One of the best things to do in August with kids is anything involving animals. At Palmetto Stables, there is fun around every corner. This 22-acre farm offers an interactive learning experience for children. The children can participate in the activities through field trips, private and behind-the-scenes tours, educational classes, and farm day opportunities.
Palmetto Stables offers a day trip experience for kids 5 years old to 10 years old. These usually last about an hour and a half and cost $8 per child. Kids will pet a horse’s nose or feel the soft rabbits. They will meet so many fun animals like roosters and goats. The goats eat treats right out of their hands. The kids will learn some fun facts, how to care for, and the animal’s role on the farm. At the end of the trip, your kids will see some of the products the animals produce. Palmetto Stables is an exciting way to learn but also have fun. So check out this fun thing to do in Augusta with the kids and family.
Since 1988, the Storyland Theatre has been one of the best things to do in Augusta with kids as they present live quality theatrical productions performed by adults for children and families. They dramatize excellent, locally written, original plays and musicals based on fairytale themes. All while incorporating imaginative sets, costumes, lighting, and special effects, to expose the children to the finest theater in all of Augusta.
Some titles include The Emperor’s New Clothes, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, and so many more. Seeing a performance at Storyland Theatre will teach each child a love of the theater. In addition, it will encourage attendance at all kinds of arts events as adults. You can visit one of the amazing shows at Storyland Theatre during the week and with the entire family for a Saturday matinee. If you are a military family, you can see any of the shows for FREE on Saturdays as thanks for all that you do. Such a great thing to do in Augusta with the kids and spend the day engaging in arts and theater.
Living History Park hosts concerts, picnics, recreation, weddings, community events, historical demonstrations, a two-day living history encampment, and an artisan’s fair. At the Living History Park, everyone can experience history firsthand by demonstrating colonial life. The park represents Augusta and the surrounding areas of the 1735–1785 period, during which it played a vital role in the development of South Carolina and Georgia. As a historical thing to do in Augusta with kids, you can see the Spring House Tavern, The Blacksmith’s Forge, Backwoods Cabin, Pottery houses, sensory gardens, Glass House, Guardhouse, Barn, and so much more. With their troupe of living actors, the Living History Park really does make history come alive. The best part is that admission is free, and the park is open from 9 am to 5:30 pm. They always have events and demonstrations. So be sure to check out their website before you go.
Grab your sunscreen and your imagination, and get ready to spend a day learning and exploring. There are so many fun things to do in Augusta with kids for the entire family to have fun!
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