Annual Events

Maysville Uncorked! Wine and Art Festival

Middle Market Street downtown Maysville, the second Saturday of June. Wine tasting showcases Kentucky’s vineyards, art, food, and music. Free street party 7 p.m. featuring live music, sponsored by The Maysville Players. Call 606-564-3666 or visit

Pig Out In Maysville

Presented by Interstate Equipment Sales & Rental and benefiting Shriners Transportation Fund.

Annual BBQ contest, mid-September, Market Street, downtown Maysville. BBQ contest with cash prizes, street party, live music, Cornhole tournament. Contact Norbert: 606- 564-3933 or e-mail:

Car Show, McDonald Parkway, downtown Maysville. Noon to 6 p.m., followed by a free picnic for exhibitors and family members. Contact Allen Porter at 606-882-2486.

Simon Kenton Festival

In mid-September in Old Washington Historic District of Maysville. Demonstrations of frontier life, pioneer reenactors, arts & crafts. Kenton descendants gather for reunion. For more information contact: Lacey Holleran at 606-563-2596.

Twilight Christmas Parade

First Friday in December in downtown Maysville. Spectacular floats, marching bands and Santa make this event a family favorite. Parade begins at 6 p.m. on East Second Street at Bridge Street. It proceeds west on Second Street, to Wall Street, north to Third Street, and back east to Bridge Street.

Parade Line-up at 5:30 p.m. on East Second Street, east of the CSX viaduct. No permit required. Call Caroline Reece 606-563-5624.


Kentucky Gateway Museum Center Open House

Downtown Maysville. Begins after the parade; refreshments. Call 606-564-5865.

Frontier Christmas Festival

In Old Washington on first weekend of December. Scenic 1780s pioneer village with seven museums, strolling costumed carolers, dulcimer, banjo and fiddle playing; learn the art of candle making, period craft demonstrations. Call 606-759-7411.