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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 3 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Hiking can be an adventure no matter what time of year. Join the Park Staff and John Robbins from the Sierra Club, for a hike through the woods of Big Bone. The fresh air and…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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
Jan 1 2023, 12:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Start 2023 off on the right (or left) foot with a self-guided First Day Hike around Big Bone Lick! Download a map here:…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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
Jan 29 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
Feb 10 2023, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
FEBRUARY 10 & 11, 2023: Valentines Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Come on out for yet another mind bending Murder Mystery Performance. Guests will enjoy a great buffet style…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians