Special Events

The park hosts several special events throughout the year to celebrate the history, culture and natural wonders of Mammoth Cave National Park. Explore the links below to learn more about the events and find a schedule of activities. Updated information for each event will be posted as it becomes available.


Annual Events

Wildflower Day

Saturday, April 16 and Saturday, April 23, 2022

Join Mammoth Cave rangers and volunteers to celebrate the changing seasons and the beauty of wildflowers in the park. Throughout the day enjoy scheduled talks, guided hikes, and children's crafts.

Bat Night

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Join bat scientists to learn about the science of studying bats in the park and the benefits they provide.

Cave Sing

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Celebrate the history of music in the cave and welcome in the holiday season. With origins dating back to the winter of 1883, the annual Cave Sing has become a beloved holiday tradition for area locals and visitors alike.


One-time Events

50th Anniversary of the 1972 Connection

Wednesday - Saturday, September 7-10, 2022

Fifty years ago, the caving world changed forever when a connection between the Flint Ridge Cave System and the Mammoth Cave System was discovered one September night. Join Mammoth Cave National Park rangers and members of the Cave Research Foundation in the celebration of this historic underground connection that earned Mammoth Cave the title of World's Longest Cave.


Last updated: July 24, 2022

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Mammoth Cave , KY 42259-0007


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