Celebration at the Augusta Canal

Get your Canal On at CanalFEST’17! It’s a free, all-day celebration of the fun stuff we love about the Augusta Canal. Want to try your hand at fly fishing? How about paddling a kayak, running in a 5K? It’s all there at CanalFEST, Saturday, November 11 from 9 to 3 at Augusta Canal’s Mill Village Trailhead.

Give it a try!

Activities all day long!
  • 5k/Fun Run presented by The Augusta Striders*
  • Bike Rodeo presented by Wheel Movement/Augusta Urban Ministries
  • Guided Bike Rides presented by Wheel Movement
  • Fly Fishing presented by Project Healing Waters
  • Kayak Fly Fishing presented by Heroes on the Water
  • Archery (nerf tip) presented by Cabela's
  • Trolley Tours presented by South Star Trolley
  • Kayak & Fishing Demos presented by Cabela's
  • Fly Fishing presented by Rivers and Glen Trading Co.
  • Petersburg Boat mini-tours* presented by Augusta Canal
  • Inflatables, Tae Kwon Do Demos, 3 Zumba classes & arts and crafts presented by Kroc Center
*participation fee for selected activities

Food Trucks

  • VIP food -Fat Man's Café (Tix required)
  • Dutch Bakery
  • Koana Ice
  • Campbell’s BBQ
  • Café on the Canal
    (Breakfast Buffet opens at 8AM, also serving lunch “CanalFEST Specials!” )

Live and Learn!

Check out the Exhibitors:
    • Gerald Jones Subaru
    • Cabela's
    • The New Augustan
    • Savannah RiverKeeper
    • Augusta Utilities Department
    • Rivers and Glen Trading Company
    • Paws & Claws Pet Bakery
    • Augusta VA Vet Center
    • Central Savannah River Land Trust
    • Augusta University Cancer Center
    • GROW Harrisburg/Augusta Locally Grown
    • Escape Outdoors
    • Southern Moon Outfitters
    • Andy Jordan's Bicycle Center
    • Evans Fitness Center
    • Kroc Center
    • Phinizy Center for Water Sciences
    • Augusta Regional Airport
    • Augusta Canal Gift Shop
    • Verizon Wireless
    • Scentsy Wickless Candles
    • Paparrazzi Jewelry
    • The Augusta Sports Council
    • Augusta GreenJackets Baseball
    • Augusta Urban Ministries
    • Mod Ink T-Shirts
    • Augusta Animal Services Pet Adoption
    • South Star Trolley
    • Augusta Sports League


Events take place at
several locations
  • Festival Headquarters
    Mill Village Trailhead
    101 Eve Street
  • Lake Olmstead Trailhead-
    1 Milledge Road
  • Along Mill Village Trail
  • Kroc Center grounds
  • Main Trolley Tour pickup-
    Corner of Eve and Grace Streets
  • Along Milledge Road
  • Reserved VIP and Handicapped –
    Mill Village Trailhead
  • Kroc Center
  • Sibley Mill/Goodrich Street area