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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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Nov 28 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss “Within the Wild,” a nature-themed invitational exhibit at the John James Audubon Museum, featuring the work of six photographers from the tri-state area! Each artist…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Nov 29 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss “Within the Wild,” a nature-themed invitational exhibit at the John James Audubon Museum, featuring the work of six photographers from the tri-state area! Each artist…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Nov 30 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss “Within the Wild,” a nature-themed invitational exhibit at the John James Audubon Museum, featuring the work of six photographers from the tri-state area! Each artist…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 1 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss “Within the Wild,” a nature-themed invitational exhibit at the John James Audubon Museum, featuring the work of six photographers from the tri-state area! Each artist…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 1 2022, 6:30pm
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Art in the Park - There is Gnome Place Like Home Christmas CraftThursday, December 1st6:30 - 8:30pmJust in time to decorate your home or office for Christmas comes our Gnome…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 2 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss “Within the Wild,” a nature-themed invitational exhibit at the John James Audubon Museum, featuring the work of six photographers from the tri-state area! Each artist…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 2 2022, 4:30pm
HIDDEN WATERS RESTAURANT , Carlisle
Patricia Wallen was born and raised in eastern Kentucky in the small town of Hindman . At the age of 8 years old her father started teaching Patricia how to play mandolin and “I…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 3 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss “Within the Wild,” a nature-themed invitational exhibit at the John James Audubon Museum, featuring the work of six photographers from the tri-state area! Each artist…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 3 2022, 1:00pm
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Getting ready for the holidays? Let the kids play at the park while you get some shopping done—bring them to the Kid’s Holiday Hangout at Audubon Museum! Children ages 7 and up can…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 3 2022, 4:30pm
HIDDEN WATERS RESTAURANT , Carlisle
Patricia Wallen was born and raised in eastern Kentucky in the small town of Hindman . At the age of 8 years old her father started teaching Patricia how to play mandolin and “I…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region