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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.

Kentucky State Parks Events Calendar

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Aug 19 2022, 12:00am
Rough River Dam St. Rst. PK, Falls Of Rough
Concert in the Park continues with some great entertainment.  The Linda Smith Band, sponsored by Fentress Marine and Leitchfield Exterminating, will bring favorite rock and…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Aug 19 2022, 12:00am
Fairway 5, Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
Roll in with your family and friends, bring along the yard games, pack some snacks, (or visit the Friends of Carter Caves snack bar,) and wait for a blockbuster…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Aug 19 2022, 9:00am
Kentucky Dam Village Meeting Room, Calvert City
Time to wake up from that long Winter's Nap. Join Sara & Co as they guide you through a series of poses and breathing designed to relax and tone the body and mind. No…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Aug 19 2022, 12:00pm
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
August 19th*12 P.M. - Archaeologist Dr. Mike Gramly to Speak - Digging the Revolutionary Past: Fort LaurensThe Americans completed the construction of Fort Laurens—named after…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Aug 19 2022, 6:00pm
Kentucky Dam Village Restaurant, Calvert City
Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Aug 20 2022, 10:00am
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
August 19th*12 P.M. - Archaeologist Dr. Mike Gramly to Speak - Digging the Revolutionary Past: Fort LaurensThe Americans completed the construction of Fort Laurens—named after…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Aug 20 2022, 2:00pm
Ft. Boonesborough State Park , Richmond
When the Kentucky heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too uncomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation lecture or…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Aug 20 2022, 7:00pm
General Butler Lodge Mezzanine, Carrollton
Friends of Butler host an evening of music in the Butler Lodge Mezzanine. Port William's Lounge will be open for drinks and food. Join us for a fun night! Southern Sirens is a…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 20 2022, 8:30pm
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Join park staff and the Tri State Shadow Chasers for a night of paranormal investigation! We will be using a variety of investigative tools to explore various areas throughout…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 21 2022, 10:00am
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
August 19th*12 P.M. - Archaeologist Dr. Mike Gramly to Speak - Digging the Revolutionary Past: Fort LaurensThe Americans completed the construction of Fort Laurens—named after…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region