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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
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 26 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
**PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED**Contact [email protected] to preregister with your phone number, mailing address, and age of student(s).Take a break from lessons and tests to…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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 2 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
July 1:10:00 A.M. Solar Journey*: Join staff from Northern Kentucky University for an afternoon of solar observation. There will be a specialized telescope for viewing the sun…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Sep 2 2022, 9:00pm
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
July 1:10:00 A.M. Solar Journey*: Join staff from Northern Kentucky University for an afternoon of solar observation. There will be a specialized telescope for viewing the sun…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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 7 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
**PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED**Contact [email protected] to preregister with your phone number, mailing address, and age of student(s).Take a break from lessons and tests to…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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