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

Augusta DDA Director Named One Of Georgia Trend’s 500 Most Influential Leaders

November 17, 2023

Congratulations, Margaret! Georgia Trend article November 2023: One would never think a degree in building science would form the nucleus of Margaret Woodard’s vision for Augusta’s downtown. Woodard says it’s perfectly logical “My early background in the private sector working for a construction company melded perfectly with my future work in the public sector because […]

Why We Need to Vote Yes for the New Arena: Growth, Progress, and Opportunity

November 2, 2023

By Tara Wood, Media and Community Coordinator, DDA Augusta As we approach November 7th, we have a unique opportunity to shape the future of our city by voting ‘Yes’ for the new James Brown Arena.  It’s important to understand that the decision we make at the polls will have a significant impact on regional tourism, economic […]

Vote Yes November 7, 2023

October 24, 2023

The DDA proudly supports C-SPLOST! Please join us in building Augusta’s future- vote YES on November 7!