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Just 44 More Days!


A 2-day arts and crafts event in beautiful downtown Aiken, South Carolina, featuring hand-made craft exhibits, food, and entertainment

Countdown begins to 38th Aiken's Makin' -- Mark Your Calendar!
Only 44 Day!

2014 Dates:
Friday, September 5, 2014 9am - 6pm
Saturday, September 6, 2014 9am - 5pm

38th Aiken's Makin' Planning on Target

John McMichael, 2014 Co-Chair

Amber Holcomb, 2014 Co-Chair

The 38th Aiken's Makin' event was an overwhelming success! The warm September weekend was the perfect backdrop for the 2014 event and the Aiken Chamber of Commerce is already gearing up for the 2014 festival.

The 2014 application period has closed.



The 2013 Aiken's Makin' sponsors included:

Masterpiece Sponsors:

Champion Window Company
Master Chevrolet
Sam's Club #4879
Shaw/AREVA MOX Services, LLC

Gallery Sponsors:

Aiken Standard
Atlantic Broadband
Southern Industries Home Energy Solutions
WKSX Oldies 92.7
WRDW-TV, Channel 12

Studio Sponsors:

Allegra Marketing, Print & Mail
Aiken Motorcycle Sales & Service
Carolina Outdoors
Dumpster Depot
South Star Emergency Medical Services
TootSuite Communications

Visit to learn more about the 2014 Aiken's Makin'.  
For sponsorship information, contact Dianne Phillips at or (803) 649-1200, ext. 224.

Carolina ShowFest

Aiken's Makin' Wins Awards at 2012 Carolina Show Fest!

Best T-Shirt
Aiken's Makin' – Aiken, SC 

 Green Award
Aiken's Makin' – Aiken, SC  for recycling and composting efforts during the two day event

 Best Event Poster
Aiken's Makin' – Aiken, SC

 Sponsor of the Year
Dumpster Depot Aiken's Makin' – Aiken, SC

Aiken's Makin' Wins Awards at the 2011 Carolina Show Fest2011 Aiken's Makin T-shirt Best Design

Best T-Shirt
Aiken's Makin' - Aiken, SC

Associate Member of the Year
All Star Tents & Events, Aiken SC

Aiken's Makin' Wins Four Awards at the 2010 Carolina Show Fest

Director of the Year
Dianne Philips - Aiken's Makin'; Aiken, SC

Volunteer or Volunteer Group of the Year
Chamber Ambassadors, Aiken's Makin' - Aiken, SC

Sponsor of the Year
Baker Concrete, Aiken's Makin' - Aiken, SC

Best Print Media - Newspaper ads, Programs, Magazine, Billboards, etc.
Event Map, Aiken's Makin' - Aiken, SC