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Upcoming Events

Junkfest 2020

May 2nd 2020 from 10 AM - 5 PM

2020 JunkFest in Augusta, Kentucky

Saturday, May 2nd  2020


Located on Main Street

Spend the day looking for Vintage Finds, Unique Antiques, Re-Purposed Relics & Much More.!!

Visit Our Special Guest Our Local Girl Staci Graves, American Grilled Winner & her famous BBQ, located in the Augusta Pub. 

Visit Our Local Shops where you will find something unique for yourself or for someone else. Take a break & dine-in at one of our local restaurants. 

Come on down by the river & Enjoy a Day in Augusta, KY

Booth Setup Fee $25.00 

For booth or event information contact the Tourism Dept by email: jhunt@augustaky.com or call 606-756-2183

3rd Annual Silver Rabbit Tea Party & Market

May 9th 2020

Coming in May 2020, Asbury Meadow B&B (3737 Asbury Rd, Augusta, Kentucky 41002) will be offering their 3rd Annual Silver Rabbit Tea Party & Market inside the Main House. Come rain or shine with seating on 2 seperate days for tea times each starting at 12:00 Noon accommodating upto 36 quests per seating.

Stay tune for dates & times or follow our website:


or contact by email: silverrabbit17@gmail.com or call 606-756-2100


20th Annual Art in the Garden

June 6, 2020 from 10 AM - 5 PM

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 Ohio River in historic Augusta, Kentucky. This free event also features live music, local cuisine, children's activities and much more! 10 Am - 5 PM.

American Countess Steamboat Visits

June 18th & July 2nd 2020

Stop by Riverside Drive in picturesque Augusta, Kentucky and see the mighty American Countess while she is docked at O'Neill Riverwalk. The elegant ship will be visiting Augusta for the first time on June 18th and returning on July 2nd from 11am-8pm with her fleet of matching tour buses. 

The American Countess is the Newest Addition to the Shore Excursions of American and sisters of the American Queen & American Duchess.

Enjoy a day in Augusta, with Shopping, Enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants, music, & visit the historic places: 1811 Jail, Bates Garden, Rosemary Clooney Museum, Baker-Bird Winery & Distillery.

For more information about this day contact the Tourism Director, Janet Hunt 606-756-2183 or email: jhunt@augustaky.com

Firemen's Fourth of July

July 3rd-4th 2020

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.

Augusta Riverfest Regatta

July 17-19th, 2020

Based on East Riverside Drive and Bracken Street, the Augusta Riverfest Regatta boasts Sternwheel Boats, Daily and Evening Entertainment, Games, Food, Vendors, Pageants and more. For more information or to obtain a vendor application, contact the Tourism Office at 606-756-2183. 

2nd Bourbon, BBQ & Bluegrass

July 25th 2020

Save the Date!!

2nd Annual Bourbon, BBQ & Bluegrass

Saturday, July 25th 2020 (Evening Event)

A Celebration of Kentucky's Best to benefit Echo Hall, the last remaining building from Augusta College. 

This event is presented by Augusta College Echo Hall Association 

Dinner by Staci Graves Jett, Live Bluegrass Music & a Premium Bourbon Auction.

All proceeds help us Save Echo Hall.

Stay Tune for updates for Tickets, Menu, Bourbon Auction & Much more. 

Heritage Days

September 4, 2020 through September 6, 2020 (Labor Day Weekend)

Sponsored by the Augusta Rotary Club, this event has been a tradition in Augusta for decades. This festival boasts traditional games, vendors, trolley tours, entertainment and the Famous Frog-Jumping Contest. 

American Duchess Visits

September 11th 2020 - 12-7pm

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 12-7pm with her fleet of matching tour buses. Enjoy unique shopping and dining while in town! 

Swingtime on the River

September 19th 2020 from 6 PM - 10 PM

Relive the glorious Big Band era along the lovely Ohio River during SWINGTIME ON THE RIVER. Taking place on the 3rd Saturday in September, the City of Augusta hosts the Swingtime Big Band for a crowd-pleasing good time of great music. For one memorable evening, we invite you to dance and dine beneath the stars. Local groups will also be on hand to cater your meal or you can bring your own picnic.

Reserve Tables & Setting is available: Table of 8 $90.00 or $12.00 per person

or bring your favorite lawn chair and sit nearby.

To Reserve your table or setting contact the Augusta Tourism Office at 606-756-2183.

2nd Annual Battle of Augusta Anniversary Weekend

Friday, September 25th - Sunday 27th 2020

The Battle of Augusta was a battle during the American Civil War that took place on September 27, 1862, in Augusta, Kentucky, between the Bracken County Home Guard and the Confederate 2nd Kentucky Cavalry Regiment under command of Colonel Basil W. Duke, a brother-in-law of John Hunt Morgan. 157 years later, we will be honoring this important part of our town's history with a reenactment of the actual battle. Come join us for an exciting weekend of events!

For more information, visit www.civilwaraugusta.org.

Turning of the Leaves

October 10th 2020 from 10 AM - 6 PM

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. For more information, please contact the Augusta Tourism Office at 606-756-2183.

Trick or Treat

October 25th 2020 from 3 PM - 5PM

Watch out for little ghosts, goblins, ninjas and princesses as Trick or Treaters take to the streets of Augusta 3-5pm

Always the last Sunday in October.

Small Business Holiday Shopping

November 28th 2020 from 10 AM- 6 PM

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

12th Annual White Christmas Parade

December 12th 2020 at 5:30 PM

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.

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