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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.

 

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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Apr 30 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 1 2021, 12:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Enjoy a Derby party with games and activities all weekend. Join us for a traditional burgoo dinner on Friday evening and a Derby breakfast on Saturday morning. We will watch the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 1 2021, 12:00am
Kentucky Dam Sustainability Garden, Calvert City
Gardening & Houseplant questions answered in a casual environment. Plant Clinic offered. Demonstrations of current garden tasks that are relevant to the time of year. Contact…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
May 1 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 1 2021, 10:00am
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
When you think of Derby Day you think of history, horses and Kentucky. Waveland State Historic Site will be hosting an exclusive Derby Day breakfast in the mansion! To get you…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 2 2021, 12:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Enjoy a Derby party with games and activities all weekend. Join us for a traditional burgoo dinner on Friday evening and a Derby breakfast on Saturday morning. We will watch the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
May 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 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