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Kentucky State Parks put the “special” in special events, celebrating everything from wildflowers in the spring to spectacular fall colors in the mountain and lake areas.

 

From Elk viewing tours to ghost walks or reenactments and living history events, there are weekends full of fun, free entertainment to create special memories with your family and friends. Search KY state parks below by date range or by park name to view a list of each individual park’s events and read about each one. You and the kids can pick out which destinations and events you want to enjoy, then start building your itinerary.

 

Latest on Coronavirus 

•    Kentucky State Parks are open. Some park facilities may close as a precaution.
•    Kentucky State Parks is monitoring the latest information from the Governor’s Office and the Department of Public Health on the coronavirus outbreak. For more information, visit here.
•    Parks are taking precautions with extra and more frequent cleaning and modifying food services with carry out food services. For the latest updates on state parks and the coronavirus, visit here.
•    Some state park events may change or be cancelled due to the outbreak. Please call the park you plan to visit to check on the event status.

Kentucky State Parks Events Calendar

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Apr 22 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Some complimentary drinks along with a few snacks will be available. Bring snacks/drinks…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 22 2021, 12:00am
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Calvert City
Come celebrate the Sustainability Garden's First Year with Educational, Earth Day focused events. We will have live folk music in the garden with Melanie & Fate, solar…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Apr 22 2021, 12:00am
Ft. Boonesborough State Park Campground, Richmond
Pay for Friday night and get Saturday night FREE. We have so much fun that we start the weekend early on Thursday night with bingo and then the fun continues with scheduled times…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Apr 22 2021, 12:00am
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Wickliffe
FREE Trees Giveaway!  In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, in partnership with Kentucky Division of Forestry, will be giving away tree…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Apr 22 2021, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Apr 22 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
A solo exhibition by artist, Susie Rideout, to suit your taste. Whether you like abstract or representational art, this exhibit is full of fun, color, and soul! Brighten you day…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 22 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
A little bit of Realism and Abstraction makes the perfect combination, in this unique solo exhibition by artist, Elizabeth Davis!Visit the Audubon Museum today to take in these…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 23 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Some complimentary drinks along with a few snacks will be available. Bring snacks/drinks…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 23 2021, 12:00am
Ft. Boonesborough State Park Campground, Richmond
Pay for Friday night and get Saturday night FREE. We have so much fun that we start the weekend early on Thursday night with bingo and then the fun continues with scheduled times…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Apr 23 2021, 12:00am
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, Wickliffe
FREE Trees Giveaway!  In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, in partnership with Kentucky Division of Forestry, will be giving away tree…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands