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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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Aug 20 2022, 7:00pm
General Butler Lodge Mezzanine, Carrollton
Friends of Butler host an evening of music in the Butler Lodge Mezzanine. Port William's Lounge will be open for drinks and food. Join us for a fun night! Southern Sirens is a…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Sep 10 2022, 10:00am
General Butler State Resort Park, Carrollton
Girl Scouts believe in responsible behavior and respecting the environment. That’s why Leave No Trace is such an important aspect of the Girl Scout way! Join us at…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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
General Butler State Resort Park, CARROLLTON
Our Annual #ButlerBooBash is always a fun time! Join us the last 3 weekends in October for loads of fun.  From a haunted house, hayrides on our trolley, guided hikes, and…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 15 2022, 12:00am
General Butler State Resort Park, CARROLLTON
Our Annual #ButlerBooBash is always a fun time! Join us the last 3 weekends in October for loads of fun.  From a haunted house, hayrides on our trolley, guided hikes, and…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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
General Butler State Resort Park, CARROLLTON
Our Annual #ButlerBooBash is always a fun time! Join us the last 3 weekends in October for loads of fun.  From a haunted house, hayrides on our trolley, guided hikes, and…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 22 2022, 12:00am
General Butler State Resort Park, CARROLLTON
Our Annual #ButlerBooBash is always a fun time! Join us the last 3 weekends in October for loads of fun.  From a haunted house, hayrides on our trolley, guided hikes, and…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 28 2022, 12:00am
General Butler State Resort Park, CARROLLTON
Our Annual #ButlerBooBash is always a fun time! Join us the last 3 weekends in October for loads of fun.  From a haunted house, hayrides on our trolley, guided hikes, and…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region