Special Events

You can also check our calendar to find programs and events happening during your visit. Check back often for updates!
DATES
EVENT
LOCATION
January
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Fee Free All National Parks
February
March
April
April 18 National Jr. Ranger Day - Fee Free All National Parks
April 18 - 26 National Park Week All National Parks
May
May 9-10 CANCELLED Wildflower Weekend Shenandoah National Park
June
June 6 National Trails Day All National Parks
June 6 CANCELLED Nature Photography Seminar Big Meadows Lodge, mile 51
June 17 CANCELLED The Amazing World of Pollinators Seminar Big Meadows Lodge, mile 51
June 20 Neighbor Appreciation Day - Fee Free Shenandoah National Park
June 20 CANCELLED Painting in the Park - Nature as a Starting Place Seminar Big Meadows Lodge, mile 51
July
July 18 Concessioner Event: Blackberry Delight Festival Skyland, mile 41.7 Skyline Drive
August
August 5 A Naturalist's Overview Seminar Big Meadows Lodge, mile 51
August 14, 15, 16 Night Sky Festival (in partnership with our concessioner, Delaware North) Multiple locations and activities
August 25 NPS Birthday - Fee Free All National Parks
August 29 The Secret Life of Mushrooms Seminar Big Meadows Lodge, mile 51
September
September 19 Concessioner Event: Apple Butter Festival Skyland, mile 41.7 Skyline Drive
September 26 National Public Lands Day and Civilian Conservation Corps Reunion - Fee Free All National Parks
October
November
November 11 Veterans Day - Fee Free All National Parks

Last updated: June 2, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835

Phone:

(540) 999-3500

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