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City of Aiken News & Updates

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

City of Aiken Closed For Memorial Day

All offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 for Memorial Day. Trash and Recycling will be deferred by one day for the remainder of the week. City offices will reopen Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

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Finance Department Water Bill Notification

The City of Aiken will be turning off water for non-payment beginning Tuesday, May 28th at 8:00am. Please have your past due balance paid by Friday, May 24th to prevent water service from being turned off. City offices are closed Monday, May 27th. If you have any questions about your account, please contact 803.642.7603 option 2.

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Aiken is Now Home to the 12th South Carolina Cultural District

The South Carolina Arts Commission announced on May 17, 2024, that Aiken is now home to the 12th South Carolina Cultural District as voted by their board of directors. The Aiken Downtown Cultural District is the first South Carolina Cultural District in the Central Savannah River Area. Residents and visitors can enjoy an abundant and diverse range of cultural activities among its iconic, tree-lined streets and charming downtown of Aiken.

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Market in The Alley Vendor Information

Are you a farmer, visual artist, or artisan? Are you looking for an exciting, hip venue in which to reach new audiences with your farm fresh produce, crafts, or art? We are currently seeking vendors to participate in Market In The Alley, held in The Alley Thursday evenings in June, from 6-8 pm.

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Celebrate National Tennis Month with Exciting Events at Weeks Tennis Center

AIKEN, SC — The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department announces a series of special events at the Weeks Tennis Center throughout May in celebration of National Tennis Month. Located at 1745 Two Notch Road, the center invites residents of all ages and skill levels to participate. Admission is free to the events listed below.

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Upcoming Events

5:30 pm Teen Movie Night
Teen Movie Night
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Teen Movie Night @ Odell Weeks Activities Center
The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department invites you to celebrate the last day of school by joining us on Thursday, May 30, 2024, for our inaugural Teen Movie Night. The movie will[...]
4:15 pm Youth Swim Lessons Session 1
Youth Swim Lessons Session 1
Jun 3 @ 4:15 pm – Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
Youth Swim Lessons Session 1
Learn the key skills of swimming and water safety with lessons for all ages taught by Red Cross certified instructors at the City of Aiken Public Pool, located at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center (416 Kershaw[...]
8:45 am Water Aerobics Classes
Water Aerobics Classes
Jun 4 @ 8:45 am – Aug 1 @ 9:30 am
Water Aerobics Classes @ City of Aiken Public Pool
Registration opens soon for Water Aerobics classes at the City of Aiken Public Pool. Perfect for those seeking low-impact exercises, our sessions offer a refreshing way to alleviate pain and enhance overall well-being. Join us[...]
5:30 pm Design Review Board / Work Session
Design Review Board / Work Session
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm
Design Review Board / Work Session
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