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There’s always a costume contest at the Greenup Old Fashioned Days.


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Steel drivers taking a break from the road to enjoy Greenup Old Fashioned Days.


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ROTC, saluting the flag.


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The Greenup Old Fashioned Days’ downtown stage.


Photo courtesy of www.greenupoldfashiondays.com

Located along the banks of the Ohio River, Greenup, Kentucky, the gateway to the Country Music Highway, is well known for it’s beautiful natural parks, historic landmarks and outdoor adventures.

Greenup

When summer fades away and the leaves begin to fall, Greenup County and all of its inhabitants begin preparing for all of their favorite fall festivities. Bring the family along for a weekend of Halloween themed camping, or enjoy a stroll down the small city streets during the Annual Old Fashioned Days.

Old Fashioned Days

Along the streets of the quiet and quaint city of Greenup, come and see live music performances by The Low Low Chariot and Creek Don’t Rise during the 52nd Annual Old Fashioned Days. Stop by Oct. 5-7 to enjoy a variety of vendors, a car show, pie baking contest, and pizza eating contest, as well as the annual parade and baby pageant.

Beginning in 1965, Old Fashion Days has been an annual tradition in Greenup. During the three-day event, the town is blocked off and the festivities begin. Vendors setup and local bands play during the evenings.

Stop by Old Fashioned Days and enjoy a variety of events, such as a pizza eating contest, apple pie baking contest, Old Fashion Days Parade, Greenup Lions Club Antique Car show, Old Fashion Days Talent show and baby pageant.

Camper Halloween Weekend

The Greenbo Lake Resort State Park, located on the scenic Greenbo Lake, celebrates Halloween on three different weekends throughout October with family fun in mind. Visit the park October 13 and 14, 20 and 21, or 27 and 28 for events like camper Trick-or-Treat, campsite decorating contest, costume contest, and pumpkin carving contest.

Oldtown Covered Bridge

Built in 1880 on Burr’s patented design and renovated in 1999, this historic covered bridge is open to foot traffic and offers beautiful views of fall foliage October through November.

Calendar of Events

October 5

Old Fashion Days 5K, Greenup, Kentucky

Greenup Christian Church, 711 Main St, Greenup, KY 41144, USA

For more information, call (606) 473-6371.

October 5-7

Greenup 52nd Annual Old Fashioned Days, Greenup, Kentucky

A celebration of fun and fellowship in downtown Greenup featuring live music, a pie baking contest, and a parade. There will also be vendors, food and the annual talent show.

For more information, call (606) 473 – 6371.

October 7

Greenup Lions Club Antique Car Show, Greenup, Kentucky

For more information, call Jim Archey at 606-473-5568.

October 8

Building a Sustainable Seed Community, Flatwoods, Kentucky

Greenup County Public Library: Flatwoods Branch, 1705 Argillite Rd, Flatwoods, KY 41139

Public event hosted by the Heritage Breeds-Heirloom Seeds Network discussing how to build a stronger and more sustainable seed network. There will also be a heirloom seed swap following discussion.

October 13 & 14

Camper Halloween Weekend 1, Greenup, Kentucky

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, 965 Lodge Rd, Greenup, KY 41144

Seasonal camp event featuring campsite decorating contest, costume contests, pumpkin carving contest and Trick-Or-Treat for campers.

October 20 & 21

Camper Halloween Weekend 2, Greenup, Kentucky

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, 965 Lodge Rd, Greenup, KY 41144

Seasonal camp event featuring campsite decorating contest, costume contests, pumpkin carving contest and Trick-Or-Treat for campers.

October 27 & 28

Camper Halloween Weekend 3, Greenup, Kentucky

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, 965 Lodge Rd, Greenup, KY 41144

Seasonal camp event featuring campsite decorating contest, costume contests, pumpkin carving contest and Trick-Or-Treat for campers.

There’s always a costume contest at the Greenup Old Fashioned Days.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/09/web1_ed1e82_19c97d4cb52a40ab951268fc36ec2eb7.jpgThere’s always a costume contest at the Greenup Old Fashioned Days. Photo courtesy of www.greenupoldfashiondays.com

Steel drivers taking a break from the road to enjoy Greenup Old Fashioned Days.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/09/web1_ed1e82_89dc884103164aa19d6c9dbaca09dbb4.jpgSteel drivers taking a break from the road to enjoy Greenup Old Fashioned Days. Photo courtesy of www.greenupoldfashiondays.com

ROTC, saluting the flag.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/09/web1_ed1e82_910ae40a6c684b22bfd91a2d8f4e118e.jpgROTC, saluting the flag. Photo courtesy of www.greenupoldfashiondays.com

The Greenup Old Fashioned Days’ downtown stage.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/09/web1_ed1e82_d9e8e165969e49418ce7069a65fe25d9.jpgThe Greenup Old Fashioned Days’ downtown stage. Photo courtesy of www.greenupoldfashiondays.com