Check out fun and fascinating Civil War events in Kentucky! Experience the heat of battle at a live reenactment of the Union versus the South, catch a historical presentation at a park or museum and learn about the ways of life in Civil War
-era KY at a festival. Visitors can also participate in guided tours and event ghost walks that highlight notable American Civil War events and places around Kentucky. Browse the event calendar below to start planning
a trip around these entertaining historical events, and view our full event calendar to find more fun festivals and events around the state.
Feb 20, 2016
Chautauqua Performance: Abraham Lincoln - portrayed by Jim Sayre
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Audubon State Park Museum
Born on a farm in what is now Larue County...
Apr 16, 2016
PARK CLEAN UP DAY – APRIL 16, 2016
COLUMBUS-BELMONT STATE PARK PARTNERS WITH HISTORY CHANNEL & CIVIL WAR TRUST TO HONOR CIVIL WAR SITES ALL OVER UNITED STATES...
Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2016
CAMPER APPRECIATION - APRIL 29 & 30, 2016. THIS IS A BOGO WEEKEND FOR OUR CAMPERS AND A KICK OFF FOR THE TOURIST SEASON. THE SNACK BAR, MUSEUM AND MINI-G...
Jun 04, 2016
Enjoy the natural beauty of Columbus-Belmont State Park by taking a History Hike around the grounds, nature trail and Historic Earthworks. Maps and a bottle of water p...
Oct 7 - Oct 9, 2016
The weekend will include battle reenactments, living history, and encampments.
Friday is "education day". Schools, scouts, groups & clubs are encouraged to s...
Oct 8 - Oct 9, 2016
Battle of Perryville Commemoration
October 8-9, 2016
The 154th Anniversary of the Battle of Perryville will be held at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. ...
Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2016
Columbus-Belmont State Park Campground
Enjoy a fun filled weekend with campsite trick or treating. Prizes for best
decorated campsite and best costume. There will be a chil...