Downtown Augusta

Vibrant, eclectic, surprising – and open for business.

Our mission is to make the metro area’s economic, cultural and entertainment epicenter an even better place to dine, shop, work and live.  Come see how the historic heart of Georgia’s second-oldest city is transforming into a 21st century destination for people of all ages.

Latest News

Welcome to the new site!

July 6, 2021

Welcome to the new and improved DDA website. Our goal in rebuilding it was to create an online resource for anyone who is interested in finding out more about what it’s like to live/work/play in downtown Augusta. Of course, we want to do a good job of connecting people who are considering relocating or expanding […]

Downtown Augusta sees 40 new businesses during pandemic year

May 27, 2021

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – While some businesses closed during the pandemic, dozens opened. That was good news for downtown Augusta. Whether it’s something to eat or a sweet treat, some businesses took a risk during a tough time and started a new venture. Continue Reading…

Augusta Pride returns after pandemic shutdown, economic boost expected again

May 26, 2021

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Augusta Pride’s celebrations are back next month after the pandemic canceled last year’s events. that cancellation didn’t just put an end to the festivities, it took big money away from the local economy. Continue Reading…