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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.

 

Latest on Coronavirus 

•    Kentucky State Parks are open. Some park facilities may close as a precaution.
•    Kentucky State Parks is monitoring the latest information from the Governor’s Office and the Department of Public Health on the coronavirus outbreak. For more information, visit here.
•    Parks are taking precautions with extra and more frequent cleaning and modifying food services with carry out food services. For the latest updates on state parks and the coronavirus, visit here.
•    Some state park events may change or be cancelled due to the outbreak. Please call the park you plan to visit to check on the event status.

Kentucky State Parks Events Calendar

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May 15 2021, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
SPRING FLING Gift and Craft Show has been rescheduled to this date.  Enjoy the beauty of the Falls of Rough area and Rough River Lake while looking at all the vendor booths on…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
May 15 2021, 9:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Ladies, whether you’re a beginner or not, this will be a fun and educational class on Alcohol Inks given by Lynn Buckman and Kim McGew-Liggett! Bring your own Alcohol Inks, a few…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
May 15 2021, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
May 15 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
A little bit of Realism and Abstraction makes the perfect combination, in this unique solo exhibition by artist, Elizabeth Davis!Visit the Audubon Museum today to take in these…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
May 15 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Reverend Charles Quintard was an American physician and clergyman who became the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, he came…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 16 2021, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
May 16 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
A little bit of Realism and Abstraction makes the perfect combination, in this unique solo exhibition by artist, Elizabeth Davis!Visit the Audubon Museum today to take in these…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
May 16 2021, 1:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Waveland is the home field to the only Kentucky Vintage Base Ball team, The Bluegrass Barons! Bring your chair and come enjoy a wonderful day of history, food…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 17 2021, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
May 17 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
A little bit of Realism and Abstraction makes the perfect combination, in this unique solo exhibition by artist, Elizabeth Davis!Visit the Audubon Museum today to take in these…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ