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Events in Town

2021 Calendar

7
May
Junkfest
Stop by JUNKFEST for Antiques & Uniques, BBQ and Craft Beer! This one-day event is inspired by the European "boot sales" where vendors load up their cars with items they'd like to sell (such as furniture, antiques, collectibles, etc.). The event is mainly located on Main Street, but various sales can be found throughout town. Come make a deal!
10:00am
4
Jun
Art in the Garden
Every year, on the first Saturday in June, the Augusta Art Guild presents ART IN THE GARDEN, an exciting event that showcases over 60 local and regional artists exhibiting along the banks of the Stop by Riverside Drive in picturesque Augusta, Kentucky and see the mighty American Duchess while she is docked at O'Neill Riverwalk. The elegant ship will be in town from 8am-5pm with her fleet of matching tour buses. Enjoy unique shopping and dining while in town! Ohio River in historic Augusta, Kentucky. This free event also features live music, local cuisine, children's activities and much more!
10:00am
4
Jul
Fireman's July 4th
Every year, the Augusta Volunteer Fire Department puts on an amazing firework display that brightens the skies over our beautiful town. Located at the Augusta River Park, it's an event full of games, entertainment and food.
16
Jul
Riverfest
Based on East Riverside Drive and Bracken Street, the Augusta Riverfest, Daily and Evening Entertainment, Games, Food, Vendors, Pageants and more.
2
Sep
Heritage Days
17
Sep
Swingtime on the River
Relive the glorious Big Band era along the lovely Ohio River during SWINGTIME ON THE RIVER. Every year, on the second Saturday in September, the City of Augusta hosts the Swingtime Big Band for a crowd-pleasing good time of great music and fireworks. For one memorable evening, we invite you to dance and dine beneath the stars. Local restaurants/groups will also be on hand to cater your meal or you can bring your own picnic.
24
Sep
Civil War Historical Weekend
8
Oct
Turning of the Leaves
The Turning of the Leaves Festival features local vendors, entertainment, and a wonderful opportunity to visit Augusta during the autumn season. Located on the first block of Main Street, Turning of the Leaves is held on the second weekend in October.
10:00am
3
Nov
American Duchess Visits
American Duchess Steamboat Visits Stop by Riverside Drive in picturesque Augusta, Kentucky and see the mighty American Duchess while she is docked at O'Neill Riverwalk.
26
Nov
Small Business Shopping Event
It's Small Business Saturday and a great time to visit Augusta for your holiday shopping! Local shopkeepers will have special deals and refreshments throughout the day. Shoppers can participant in the 'Holiday Shop Crawl' shopping card. Kick off the holiday shopping-season in Augusta! For more information contact the Tourism Director, Janet Hunt 606-756-2183 or email: jhunt@augustaky.com
10
Dec
White Christmas Parade
Each year, we remember our beloved Rosemary Clooney with the White Christmas Parade. Sponsored by the Augusta Rotary Club, this event celebrates our Girl's most famous movie, White Christmas, and the town she loved so much. Shops are open late and the entire town comes out to enjoy an evening of good cheer, music and twinkly lights.
5:30pm
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