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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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Oct 7 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 8 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 8, 15, 22: Spooky Cave-in Movie  Join us at Cascade Cave for an evening of thrills and chills as we show you a family friendly spooky flick INSIDE THE CAVE!  We…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 8 2022, 12:00am
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Experience the roar of artillery, the thunder of horses racing across the battlefield, and the crash of musketry as Civil War Living Historians recreate the Battle of Perryville.…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 9 2022, 12:00am
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Experience the roar of artillery, the thunder of horses racing across the battlefield, and the crash of musketry as Civil War Living Historians recreate the Battle of Perryville.…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 14 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 15 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 8, 15, 22: Spooky Cave-in Movie  Join us at Cascade Cave for an evening of thrills and chills as we show you a family friendly spooky flick INSIDE THE CAVE!  We…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 15 2022, 7:30pm
Perryville Battlefield, Perryville
Walk with park manager, Bryan Bush, as he talks about the history of the battle which occurred on October 8, 1862. Learn of the horrific aftermath of the battle and the ghost…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 21 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 22 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 8, 15, 22: Spooky Cave-in Movie  Join us at Cascade Cave for an evening of thrills and chills as we show you a family friendly spooky flick INSIDE THE CAVE!  We…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 28 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians