This Saturday in Downtown Augusta was filled with so much excitement, because this particular day there was also the Miss Augusta Fantasy Parade and the Christmas Light Up Spectacular. The parade featured many friendly faces that everyone in the Augusta area knows and loves and our area school bands. Immediately following the parade there were even more family fun activities and entertainment in the Augusta Commons.
- Held each fall, the Signature Event is one of the largest events in Augusta featuring nationally renowned speakers that exemplify role models. Cost to Attend: $55 Members,
The twentieth century brought important discoveries of oil and gas in eastern Kansas. In 1904, a group of citizens formed the Augusta Oil, Gas, Mining and Prospecting Company. Until recent years, the oil industry played a significant economic role in developing Augusta. Augusta history has been well preserved in the quality museums and one of the most elegant historical theaters in the state.
The Augusta Museum of History highlights Augusta's history and famous natives and Historic Augusta has helped preserve architecturally important sites throughout the city. Plans for redeveloping downtown Augusta include new hotels and condos next to Riverwalk Augusta.