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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. Campgrounds will open June 11, 2020.
•    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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Aug 15 2020 , 9:00am
Parks Grounds, Harrodsburg
A vendor festival on the grounds of Old Fort Harrod State Park featuring live bands, great food, inflatables, craft vendors, contests, beauty pageant, pet show, historical…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Blue Licks Battle Reenactment
Aug 15 2020 , 9:00am
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Step back in time and witness the last battle of the Revolutionary War fought in Kentucky.  Stroll through the pioneer encampment and see how pioneers lived over 200 years…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Prothonotary Warbler
Aug 15 2020 , 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Aug 15 2020 , 12:00pm
Recreation Center - General Butler State Resort, Carrollton
Join us at the Rec Center as we paint with Painting With Acrylics 101.com. $20 cash at the door.All supplies provided. Leave with your own masterpiece!Call (502)732-4384 for…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 15 2020 , 2:00pm
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
When the Kentucky combination of heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too uncomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation, lecture or demonstration…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Blue Licks Battle Reenactment
Aug 16 2020 , 9:00am
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Step back in time and witness the last battle of the Revolutionary War fought in Kentucky.  Stroll through the pioneer encampment and see how pioneers lived over 200 years…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Prothonotary Warbler
Aug 16 2020 , 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Aug 16 2020 , 10:30am
Parks Grounds, Harrodsburg
A vendor festival on the grounds of Old Fort Harrod State Park featuring live bands, great food, inflatables, craft vendors, contests, beauty pageant, pet show, historical…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jesse Stuart Lodge
Aug 16 2020 , 11:00am
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup
Every Sunday from 11 AM to 3 PM Chef pulls out all the stops! The Sunday Brunch Buffet in the Angler's Cove Restaurant is a tradition at here at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park!The…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Aug 16 2020 , 1:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Waveland is the home field to the only Kentucky Vintage Base Ball team, The Bluegrass Barons! Bring your chair and come enjoy a wonderful day of history, food…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region