Greenup Old Fashion Days Schedule of Events

Thursday-Saturday, October 3-5


Watch Out For Random Cake Walks! Visit the gazebo in the courthouse square for information and registration for all events.

October 3-5  20th Annual Greenup Old Tractor

Engine & Machinery Show at the Farm Bureau Field


Thursday, October 3

7 a.m. Greenup Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

9 a.m. Opening Ceremonies, Winner of the Pumpkin

Growing Contest will be announced

9 a.m. Food vendors and craft booths open

9:30 a.m. Greysbranch/Argillite Elem Singers

10 a.m.  Wurtland Middle School Choir & Band

10 a.m.  Flu shots inside the courthouse

10:30 a.m.  County Spelling Bee Finals

11:30 a.m.  McKell Middle School Choir & Band

12 p.m. Wurtland Elem Parade from City Building

12 p.m. McKell 5th grade choir

12:15 p.m.  Russell McDowell Choir

12:30 p.m. Wurtland Elementary Singers

1 p.m. Russell Choirs

1:30 p.m. Greenup High School Choir

1:45 p.m. Russell High School Band

2:30 p.m. Raceland Choirs

3:15 p.m. Raceland Guitar Ensemble

4 p.m. Greenup County Cheerleaders

4:30 p.m. Tammy Jo’s Studio/River Cities Dance Co.

5 p.m. GOTEM Tractor Parade through Main Street

6 p.m. 5K Run

6 p.m.  Gospel Night- Oldtown Gospel Heirs

7 p.m.  Gospel Night- Michael Combs


Friday, October 4


Friday - Flu shots inside the courthouse

Live Remote throughout the day by WPAY 98.3

There will be an old fashioned game area in front of the main stage all morning- play horseshoes, ring toss, sack races, and corn hole. Medals will be awarded!


9 a.m.  Food Vendors and Craft Booths open

9 a.m.  GOTEM Tractor Show at Farm Bureau Field

9 a.m.  Pizza Eating Contest Registration opens

9 a.m.  Free Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Screenings in the courthouse 9 a.m.-12 and 1—3 p.m.

10 a.m.  Old Fashion Quilts on display at the courthouse

1 p.m. Raceland Guitar Ensemble

2 p.m. Loud Division Band

2 p.m. Registration closes for pizza eating contest—no exceptions!

2 p.m. Children’s Pumpkin Toss—multiple rounds in the courthouse square

3 p.m. Pizza Eating Contest

3:45 p.m.  Children’s Tricycle Race—open to kids 3 to 5 years old *Bikes provided by WLGC

4:30 p.m.  Josh Stewart Band

6 p.m. Makenzie Thomas

7 p.m.  TALENT SHOW: Previous individual winners are not eligible to compete. Bands are considered a group and must be comprised of members who have not previously won as a group — no repeat band winners. Registration closes at 6 p.m. Must be present for placement drawing at 6:15 behind the stage. Age groups are Youth: 5-17, Adult:18 & over. $25 entry fee.  Prizes $100-$500


Saturday, October 5


Live remote by KOOL HITS WLGC 105.7

8:30 a.m. Registration opens for Costume Contest & Apple Pie Baking

9 a.m. Come enjoy a Greenup Schools group class reunion in the courthouse square. Bring your favorite memorabilia and stories to share! Page through yearbooks and photographs on display. All are welcome! We’ll be playing hit songs from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s all day. Come and reminisce with friends and family!

9 a.m. Registration opens for Canoe Race

9 a.m. The Soc & Sam Canoe and Kayak Race on the Little Sandy River – Drop in point is Raccoon Bridge on Rt. 2

9 a.m.  Antique Car Show and JEEP Show

9 a.m. Old Fashion Costume Contest

10 a.m.  The Mutt Strut Dog Show at the Greenup City Park

10 a.m.  Old Fashion Quilts on display in the courthouse

11 a.m. Rail City Dulcimer Society

11:30 a.m. Registration opens in the gazebo for the pageant

12 p.m. Presentation: Canoe Race and Apple Pie Winners

12:15 p.m. KENTUCKY MEMORIES Old-Time String Band

1 p.m. Baby Pageant/Children’s Pageant

2:30 p.m. Parade line up/float judging @ First Baptist Church on East Main

3:30 p.m. 1st Beard Contest! Trophy and cash prizes will be awarded. No registration needed—just walk up and show off your beard!

4 p.m. Old Fashion Days Parade

Theme: “Back to our Old-Fashion Roots”


5:15 p.m. Monte Tarr Band

6 p.m.  Charlie Woods & Deep Hollow

7 p.m. Jason Carter HOMECOMING with The Willis Twins, Michael Garvin, Gibson Davis, Dreydon Gordon, Toby Morrison and friends

8 p.m.  The Travelin’ McCourys


Shuttle runs from Washington St. to the Farm Bureau field multiple times, daily.