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Welcome to the Hometown Holidays event website for Augusta, Maine – we have so many fun events planned for your family this holiday season. Scroll down or click the button below to see what we’ve planned!

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Holiday Events Calendar

See the activities below, and click the links for more information.

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 28th
Visit businesses in downtown Augusta to support local business and get holiday deals!

Visit with Santa

Saturday, Nov. 28th
Tuesday, Dec. 8th
Saturday, Dec. 12th
Wednesday, Dec. 16th
Up to 20 families can register to visit with Santa each time. For details and registration click here.

Drive-In Fireworks

Saturday, Nov. 28th
Entry 4:30pm – 5:00pm
Augusta Civic Center

View our holiday fireworks show safely from your vehicles! Entry to parking lot will end at 5:00pm.

Santa Stroll through Augusta

Saturday, Nov. 28th
12:50pm – 2:15pm
Click here for route information of the Santa Stroll through Augusta’s neighborhoods!

Drive-In Movie

Saturday, Dec. 12th, 6:00pm
Saturday, Dec. 19th, 6:00pm

Downtown, Old Maine State Housing Parking Lot

Phone Calls with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 10th
Monday, Dec. 21st
Click here for more information.

"A" the Augusta Elf Photo Hunt

Ongoing Nov. 28 – Dec.21
Track down “A” the Elf and submit your photos for the contest! Click here for more information.

Downtown Scavenger Hunt

Ongoing Nov. 28 – Dec.21
Stuffed animal scavenger hunt – for information on how to participate, click here!

Send Letters to Santa

Ongoing Nov. 28 – Dec.21
Click here for more information and locations!


Use this hashtag throughout the 12 days of holiday activities in Augusta! We are excited to see how you safely celebrate the holidays this year, and hope you enjoy all the activities that our city staff and volunteers have put together for you!