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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. Campgrounds will open June 11, 2020.
•    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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Dec 3 2020, 12:00am
Perryvillle Battlefield State Historic Site , Perryville
From November 28, 2020 through January 2, 2021, the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site will have a special exhibit on Christmas During the Civil War. Learn about the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 3 2020, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
Guides in Victorian hoop skirts and gentleman in tailcoats sing the song “My Old Kentucky Home,” on your tour of Kentucky’s most famous landmark decorated for…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bald Eagle by artist Bill Burton
Dec 3 2020, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss this emotional and heartfelt exhibit "A World of Its Own, 2020" on display at the John James Audubon State Park Museum, Nov. 12, 2020 through Feb. 2021. Most will agree…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 4 2020, 12:00am
Perryvillle Battlefield State Historic Site , Perryville
From November 28, 2020 through January 2, 2021, the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site will have a special exhibit on Christmas During the Civil War. Learn about the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 4 2020, 9:15am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
Guides in Victorian hoop skirts and gentleman in tailcoats sing the song “My Old Kentucky Home,” on your tour of Kentucky’s most famous landmark decorated for…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bald Eagle by artist Bill Burton
Dec 4 2020, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Don't miss this emotional and heartfelt exhibit "A World of Its Own, 2020" on display at the John James Audubon State Park Museum, Nov. 12, 2020 through Feb. 2021. Most will agree…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Dec 4 2020, 2:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
What speaks Christmas better than red velvet scones and Christmas in a Cup tea? Come experience tea and the beautifully decorated mansion at our special Waveland State Historic…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Dec 4 2020, 4:00pm
Two Rivers Restaurant @ General Butler Lodge, Carrollton
Come out and enjoy our Seafood Buffet for the first Friday of the month!Two Rivers Restaurant is open 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
An Old Kentucky Christmas Carol
Dec 4 2020, 6:00pm
My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown
My Old Kentucky Home's talented musical cast will perform Charles Dickens' novel, A Christmas Carol, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's journey to discover the true meaning of…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Dec 4 2020, 6:00pm
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Visit the Fort to see and hear the differences in the holiday celebrations of the season during the early settlement of Kentucky. The Fort will be lighted by candlelight, with…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region