City of Aiken Media

111 Chesterfield St. S • Aiken, SC 29801 • 803-642-7654

City of Aiken News & Updates

The latest updates, alerts, multimedia, and press releases from the City of Aiken.

Downtown Tree Lighting Moved to Thursday, November 30!

Aiken, SC – “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” to “Rock Around the Christmas Tree!” Due to pending inclement weather, the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will now be hosting the 35th annual Downtown Tree Lighting on Thursday, November 30, 2023 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm This event will still take place on Newberry Street in Historic Downtown Aiken. Make sure you download the Aiken Explorer app or text “AIKENRAINALERT” to 91896 to get the latest event updates.

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City Offices Closure and Trash Notices

The City of Aiken offices will be closed Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. The Municipal Building and other City offices will re-open on Monday, November 27, at 8:10 AM. Garbage, recycling & yard debris services for Thursday, Nov 23, will be delayed to Friday, Nov 24.

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Upcoming Events

5:30 pm Design Review Board Work Session...
Design Review Board Work Session...
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm
Design Review Board Work Session/Meeting @ City Council Chambers
City of Aiken Design Review Board Meeting Municipal Building, 111 Chesterfield St S Upstairs, City Council Chambers Work Session  5:30 PM Regular Meeting 6:30 PM WRITTEN COMMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED. ONLY THE REGULAR MEETING WILL BE[...]

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General Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
111 Chesterfield St. S
Aiken, SC 29801