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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
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
Sep 2 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
Sep 7 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
September 7 - 10: Fraley Festival of Traditional Music Traditional musical instruments such as the fiddle, dulcimer and guitar are used to tell stories about a…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Sep 8 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
September 7 - 10: Fraley Festival of Traditional Music Traditional musical instruments such as the fiddle, dulcimer and guitar are used to tell stories about a…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Sep 9 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
September 7 - 10: Fraley Festival of Traditional Music Traditional musical instruments such as the fiddle, dulcimer and guitar are used to tell stories about a…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Sep 10 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
September 7 - 10: Fraley Festival of Traditional Music Traditional musical instruments such as the fiddle, dulcimer and guitar are used to tell stories about a…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Sep 24 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
September 24: The Carter Caves Adventure Experience! Ask folks what makes Carter Caves so special, and you’re likely to get A LOT of different answers. Well we…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 1 2022, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown
My Old Kentucky Home will be transformed into the bizarre Victorian world of funerals and mourning all of October! Enter the mansion, draped in black swag and feather plumes, and…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Oct 2 2022, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown
My Old Kentucky Home will be transformed into the bizarre Victorian world of funerals and mourning all of October! Enter the mansion, draped in black swag and feather plumes, and…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Oct 3 2022, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown
My Old Kentucky Home will be transformed into the bizarre Victorian world of funerals and mourning all of October! Enter the mansion, draped in black swag and feather plumes, and…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History