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Labor Day Weekend Events

Celebrate the end of summer during Labor Day Weekend 2019 at a Kentucky State Park! Enjoy the outdoors on your own or check out one of these park events!

Barren River Lake State Resort Park
Sugar Lime Blue
DATES & TIMES: Aug 31, 2019  /  7pm - 10 pm
The last installment of our Summer Concert Series, on August 31 is a free outdoor concert on the Pub Patio. 

CONTACT: Brenna Karcher 
1149 State Park Rd, 
Lucas, KY 42156 
Phone: 1-270-646-2151 
Email: [email protected]


Carter Caves State Resort Park
Yoga In The Cave & SUP Yoga
Aug 31: 8 AM- Yoga in the Cave, 10:30 AM- SUP Yoga
Trek underground or float on scenic Smoky Lake for a refreshing all-levels yoga practice in the stunning outdoors! Rejuvenate your mind and body as you are guided through standing and seated yoga postures, along with breathing exercises that will renew your entire being. All levels are welcomed in this exclusive practice. Previous yoga experience is not required.  Bring a mat and wear clothing that is comfortable and easy to move in. Hollie Hall, RN, RYT-200 will be guiding the practices. Hollie is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance obtained through the Yoga Teacher Training Program at Studio 8 in Huntington, WV. She is currently enrolled in Asheville Yoga Center?s RYT-300 program, and works at Eternal Yoga and Pilates in Ashland, KY. Limited spaces available. Call 606-286-4411 to make your reservations today.  This program is for all ages.  Cost is $15 per person (+ tax).  Meets in the Lobby of the Lewis Caveland Lodge.  A 4 mile drive to the cave is required and transportation is not provided.  The program including travel time is approximately 1.5 hrs.

CONTACT: Coy Ainsley 
344 Caveland Drive, 
Olive Hill, KY 41164 
Phone: 6062864411 
Email: [email protected]


Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
Kentucky Reptile Zoo Program
DATES & TIMES: Aug 31, 2019  /  1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
On Saturday, August 31st, the Kentucky Reptile Zoo will present "Lifestyles of the Sleek and Scaly" in our Lodge Meeting Room. The program will start at 1:30 pm! This program features a variety of live reptiles, centering on the diversity of the reptilian world and the unique characteristics of each individual creature! Learn how reptiles have adapted to their environment and the important role they play in the natural world. This program will feature young alligators, a large python, turtles, and other reptiles! This program is sure to amaze and captivate all ages! We look forward to seeing you here at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park!

CONTACT: Ryan Clark 
113 Administration Drive, 
Gilbertsville, KY 42044 
Phone: 270-362-9205 
Email: [email protected]


Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
A Night with Instant Zeal
DATES & TIMES: Aug 31, 2019  /  7 pm - 9 pm
Are you looking for a great place to listen to live rock and country music? Are you looking for a place to eat great food while enjoying a scenic view? Then, come on out to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park on Kentucky Lake on Saturday, August 31st. Instant Zeal will be performing starting at 7 pm. Our park restaurant (Harbor Lights) will have great food and beverages available. We look forward to seeing you!

CONTACT: Ryan T. Clark 
113 Administration Drive, 
Gilbertsville, KY 42044 
Phone: 270-227-9042 
Email: [email protected]


Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Show Over Kentucky Lake
DATES & TIMES: Aug 31, 2019  /  9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Would you like the chance to watch an amazing fireworks show over Kentucky Lake? On Saturday, August 31st, Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park will present a large fireworks show starting at dark! The fireworks are sponsored by our friends at the Kentucky Dam Marina! This is one of the largest Labor Day Weekend fireworks shows in western Kentucky! We will have great food and beverages available, a face painter, live music, and other entertainment as well! We look forward to seeing you here!

CONTACT:Ryan Clark 
113 Administration Drive, 
Gilbertsville, KY 42044 
Phone: 270-362-9205 
Email: [email protected]


Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
An Evening with the Black Eyed Susans
DATES & TIMES:Sep 01, 2019  /  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Are you looking for a great place to enjoy live music, great food and beverages, and some of the nicest scenery in Kentucky? Come on out to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park! On Sunday, September 1, 2019 the Black Eyed Susans will be performing! They play a great mix of music including folk! We will have great food and beverages available as well! We look forward to seeing you here at our park!

CONTACT: Ryan Clark 
113 Administration Drive, 
Gilbertsville, KY 42044 
Phone: 270-362-9205 
Email: [email protected]


Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Labor Day Weekend Celebration
DATES & TIMES: Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2019
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park! Our recreation staff will be hosting games, crafts, activities, and more for the whole family!

CONTACT: Holly Rice 
5465 State Park Road, 
JAMESTOWN, KY 42629 
Phone: 2703433111 
Email: [email protected]


Nolin Lake State Park
Labor Day Weekend Celebration
DATES & TIMES: Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2019
Let send Summer 2019 out with a bang at the Labor Day Weekend Celebration at Nolin Lake State Park! Park staff will be out and about with games, crafts, activities, and more for the whole family. Sandcastle competitions, volleyball games, cornhole, campfires, and more!

CONTACT: Carlet Hagan 
2998 Brier Creek Rd, 
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 
Phone: 270-286-4240 
Email: [email protected]


Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Labor Day Beach Blast 
DATES & TIMES: Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2019  /  10 AM - 6 PM
Lots of fun family friendly activities will be held at the beach all day long. Patriotic Tie-dye t-shirts, music, and a beach volleyball tournament. The concession stand will be selling family friendly foods.

CONTACT: Haley Joseph 
20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road, 
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 
Phone: 270-797-4321 
Email: [email protected]


Pine Mountain State Resort Park

Hike-A-Thon
DATES & TIMES: Aug 31, 2019  /  9am - 3pm
Join us at the end of each month for a guided hike led by Kentucky State Park staff.  These hikes are all day hikes and take you on a journey to visit some of Southeastern Kentucky's most historic and beautiful places.

CONTACT: Keith D Bowling 
1050 State Park Road, 
Pineville, KY 40977 
Phone: 606-337-3066 
Email: [email protected]


Rough River Dam State Resort Park 
THE HABIT BAND in concert!
DATES & TIMES: Aug 30, 2019  /  6:30 p.m. central - 9:30 p.m. central
Summer entertainment continues this Friday with the help of our sponsor Friends of Rough River as they present The Habit Band on the patio.  This high energy party band will bring favorite covers of current and golden oldies for all to enjoy. Dining is available on the patio which faces beautiful Rough River Lake or in the Grayson's Landing Restaurant from 4:30 to 9 p.m. central time. Musical entertainment is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. central.
Cash Bar available beside the patio area. This is a free event to the public.  Bring your lawn chair or a blanket to rest on while you enjoy the show. 

CONTACT: Patti Owen 
Email: [email protected]