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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, 4:30pm
HIDDEN WATERS RESTAURANT , Carlisle
Hannah Mae in Concert & Buffet Dinner Hannah Mae is a born and raised Kentuckian who has been singing since she was a little girl. Whether she’s playing guitar, ukulele or…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 15 2022, 12:00pm
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park - Hidden Waters Restaurant, Carlisle
Get ready for another lunch and learn in the Hidden Waters Restaurant on Thursday - December 15, 2022 at noon with Jim Seaver.Jim is the new Community Engagement Coordinator at…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 17 2022, 4:30pm
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Noted CMA performer Ralph Curtis performing covers of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Roy Orbison, Glen Campbell, and Kris Kristofferson. Performance included with price of meal. 
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 31 2022, 6:00pm
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park to host Classic Country Music New Year's Eve Celebration The Nashville ImpostersUsher in the New Year with dinner, dancing, hiking and…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jan 1 2023, 10:00am
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Start the New Year off on the right foot (or left) for our First Day HikeJoin Park Manager Doug Brown for a 1 Mile Hike of the Buffalo Trace Trail to "hike thru history" on the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jan 1 2023, 1:00pm
E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park, Louisville
A very special History Hike to welcome the New Year! A part of the national First Day Hike initiative. Unique to this hike is the addition of complementary hot drinks of coffee,…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
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