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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 12 2022, 12:00am
Rough River Dam St. Rst. PK, Falls Of Rough
It's BLUEGRASS MUSIC time again!  Every second Friday evening of the month guests can enjoy free entertainment.  Make this a weekend retreat by also purchasing…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Aug 13 2022, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
It's 1928 and Mobster and bootlegger Danny "Lucky" Campisano hosts the GRAND OPENING of his new Speak Easy for friends and associates.  He has ordered a special case of…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Aug 13 2022, 6:00pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Celebrate National S'mores Day with us at John James Audubon State Park! Meet at the Audubon Park Campground Shelter at 6:00 PM for an evening of fun while we prepare and enjoy…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Aug 13 2022, 8:30pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Bring your thinking caps and night vision goggles, because we're not MOTH-ing around! Come down to John James Audubon State Park and enjoy a night of knowledge…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Aug 19 2022, 12:00am
Rough River Dam St. Rst. PK, Falls Of Rough
Concert in the Park continues with some great entertainment.  The Linda Smith Band, sponsored by Fentress Marine and Leitchfield Exterminating, will bring favorite rock and…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Aug 26 2022, 12:00am
Rough River Dam St. Rst. PK, Falls Of Rough
Wright Implement is making this free event possible by sponsoring NITE SHIFT.  This rock and roll cover band has been playing together since the 1970's and is always a crowd…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Furry Friends
Aug 27 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Calling all four-legged family members! This is the day for man's best friend to get some one-on-one time with their owners with a guided, pet-friendly hike on one of John James…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Sep 2 2022, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
Labor Day Weekend will begin with music from THE HABIT BAND.  This is always a crowd favorite group and guests won't want to miss this last summer concert which features…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Sep 3 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Join our team of naturalists as we embark on a hike through one of our park's most popular trails, Wilderness Lake! Hikers will meet at the front lawn of the John James Audubon…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Sep 3 2022, 2:00pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
John James Audubon State Park is home to a vast array of tree species, and you definitely don’t want to miss this opportunity to join the Park Naturalists on a…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ