November 24-26, 2023


River of Trees is Back!

The Augusta Downtown Alliance is pleased to announce our 7th Annual River of Trees festival. This large raffle event allows the public to bid on trees decorated with items worth between $500 and $1000.

The event will be held over the weekend after Thanksgiving, November 24-26th, directly coinciding with Black Friday and the Christmas Tree Lighting in Market Square Park. Come join us and bid on over 50 trees, sip some hot chocolate, meet Santa and more!

River of Trees is an annual tree raffle hosted by the Augusta Downtown Alliance featuring trees sponsored by local businesses and nonprofits with gifts and prizes of $300 and more! Featuring live performances, raffle giveaways, face painting, hot chocolate, baked items and tons of holiday lighting, this event brings thousands of people across the comunity together to enjoy the best the Holidays have to offer!

This year's event is located in the brand new Augusta Teen Center, and will be held over Thanksgiving Day weekend, 24th, 25th, and 67th, directly coinciding with Black Friday and the Christmas Tree Lighting in Market Square Park, with proceeds being shared between the Augusta Downtown Alliance and the Augusta Teen Center.

The Boys & Girls Club of Augusta is a community organization that works with youth to inspire them to their full potential. Formerly located in the Buker Center, they are relocating to their new space in the heart of Downtown to expand their programming and help relay skillsets that will last a lifetime.

The Augusta Downtown Alliance is an accredited member of the Main Street program focused on revitalizing the heart of our capital city. Through a combination of events, the arts, volunteerism, and business development, our board remains committed to creating a welcoming downtown environment that can be enjoyed by all.