Kentucky Tourism

Battle of Perryville Commemoration

The 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Perryville will be held at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site on October 7 and 8, 2017.  Please join us for historic lectures, battlefield tours, and become a Civil War soldier in the Life of the Soldier Program.  This is an interactive program where our visitors can relive the past as a Civil War soldier.  Walking tour – “Ghost of the Battle” Saturday evening (additional cost applies.)  Military demonstrations scheduled for both days.  Enjoy one of the best Civil War museums in the state, visit our many vendors, and enjoy our food wagons. Event information and the schedule of events can be found at  Please call the park at 859-332-8631 for additional information.

A wide variety of educational and entertainment opportunities are scheduled throughout the weekend. Walk among authentic encampments, listen to period music, nosh on food, watch cavalry demonstrations and living history programs, even meet Civil War book authors.


Tickets for the Battle of Perryville can be purchased at the gate, advanced tickets not required.

General Admission          $10
Veterans                           $8 
6 and over                        $7

Ghost of the Battle = $15.00 per person

Visitor Resources

Civil War Trust web site.

Perryville Civil War Battlefield web site.

Kentucky Tourism's Civil War Trails web site.