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Calendar

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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Dec 10 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
December 10: Breakfast with Santa Have breakfast with the “the big guy” Saturday December 10th. Begin the morning by arriving at 9:00 A.M. for photo time with…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Dec 10 2022, 12:00am
Hemlock Lodge Trillium Room, Slade
Celebrate the holiday season by visiting Santa at Natural Bridge State Resort Park! Sit in Santa's lap and tell him what you would like for Christmas. Enjoy a holly jolly…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Dec 16 2022, 12:00am
Natural Bridge, Woodland Center and Dining Room , Slade
Help ring in the holiday season by dancing the night away with Frank Sinatra impersonations, including holiday hits and holiday games! Dine with a buffet dinner at Natural Bridge…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Dec 17 2022, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
When Santa visits our park he spreads holiday cheer everywhere. Come enjoy the festivities. $5 create your own ornaments from 3:30-4:30 PM. $5 pictures with Santa in the lodge…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 31 2022, 5:00pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Ring in the New Year at our fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration. One night package will include: one night lodging in one of our lodge rooms, dinner for two, dance with…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Jan 1 2023, 7:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Ring in the New Year at our fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration. One night package will include: one night lodging in one of our lodge rooms, dinner for two, dance with…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Jan 1 2023, 12:00pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Start off the new year right with our guided first day hike! We will be meeting in the lodge lobby at noon on New Year's Day to hike around the Lake Trail (~2.75 miles). This hike…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Jan 26 2023, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
January 26 - 29, 2023: Winter Adventure Weekend — Get back outside in eastern Kentucky at Carter Caves State Resort Park’s weekend of hiking, canoeing, wild and…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Jan 27 2023, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
January 26 - 29, 2023: Winter Adventure Weekend — Get back outside in eastern Kentucky at Carter Caves State Resort Park’s weekend of hiking, canoeing, wild and…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Jan 28 2023, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
January 26 - 29, 2023: Winter Adventure Weekend — Get back outside in eastern Kentucky at Carter Caves State Resort Park’s weekend of hiking, canoeing, wild and…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians