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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 24 2021, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
Rough River Dam State Resort Park presents their first SPRING FLING Art & Craft Show April 24th & 25th between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the front lawn of the…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Apr 24 2021, 1:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Waveland's Treasures run deep in this beautiful mansion. Come join us to find out more about the Bryan family, the deep Kentucky history of the house and the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Apr 25 2021, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
Rough River Dam State Resort Park presents their first SPRING FLING Art & Craft Show April 24th & 25th between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the front lawn of the…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
May 1 2021, 10:00am
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
When you think of Derby Day you think of history, horses and Kentucky. Waveland State Historic Site will be hosting an exclusive Derby Day breakfast in the mansion! To get you…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 2 2021, 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
May 8 2021, 10:00am
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Want to treat your mother to a special mother’s day? Bring her to Waveland for our special Mother’s Celebration Brunch! Brunch is served on fine linens in the mansion …
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 16 2021, 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
Jun 7 2021, 9:00am
EP Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Summertime is FUN time at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. We are committed to providing quality, educational, and fun day camps for kids. Each camp is overseen by recreation…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Jun 8 2021, 9:00am
EP Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Summertime is FUN time at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. We are committed to providing quality, educational, and fun day camps for kids. Each camp is overseen by recreation…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Jun 9 2021, 9:00am
EP Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Summertime is FUN time at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. We are committed to providing quality, educational, and fun day camps for kids. Each camp is overseen by recreation…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History