2018 Special Events
This page is dedicated to annual park events. Events are added to our schedule throughout the year and are subject to change. For more information on these or any other events, call 276-865-4413 ext. 3213.
Breaks Park also offers interpretive programming throughout the summer and portions of Spring and Fall. Information about weekly programming provided by our interpretive staff can be found here.
2 — RHODODENDRON RESTAURANT opens for spring.
31 —Annual BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY at the Rhododendron Restaurant, 8:30 am to 10:00 am
31 —Annual EASTER EGG HUNT at Potter’s Knoll. Begins at 11:00 am.
1 —EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE at Potter’s Knoll shelter. Begins at 6 am.
1 — Special EASTER BUFFET DINNER in the Rhododendron Restaurant, 11 am to 4 pm. The buffet menu will include: Carved Ham, Fried Chicken, Alaskan White Fish, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Broccoli Spears, Cinnamon Apples, Corn on the Cob, Sweet Potato Casserole, Rolls, Salad Bar, and Dessert. $15.95 for ages 11 and up, $7.95 for ages 4 to 10 years, and Free for ages 3 years and under, drinks included.
16 – 22 — CAMPER APPRECIATION WEEK
22 — EARTH DAY
12 — INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
13 — Celebrate MOTHER’S DAY at the Rhododendron Restaurant with a special buffet. Mothers receive a discount!
19 — KIDS TO PARKS DAY is devoted to getting kids involved at state parks. Activities and programming to be scheduled.
25 – 28 — “JUBILEE IN THE BREAKS” Memorial Day Gospel Singing.
2 — NATIONAL TRAILS DAY — Various staff-led and self-guided trail walks will be available.
13 — FEASTIVAL
15 – 17 — ECHOES IN THE CANYON Civil War Reenactment and Living History.
16 – 17 — “A GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION IN THE MOUNTAINS” Father’s Day Gospel Sing.
29 – JULY 1 – INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION — Various outdoor and recreational opportunities TBA.
JUNE 29 – 1 — INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION — Various outdoor and recreational opportunities TBA.
14 — McClure River Kiwanis CAR SHOW — Registration begins at 8 am.
4 — BACK TO SCHOOL BASH at Splash! in the Park
31 – September 3 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING
August 31 – 3 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING
8 — BREAKS 40-MILER RACE — For more information and to register, please visit here
Water is released annually from the John Flannagan Reservoir during the first four weekends in October to create from Class two up to Class six rapids — WORLD CLASS WHITEWATER — on the Russell Fork River through Breaks Gorge.
6 — GRUNDY AND CLINTWOOD KIWANIS ANNUAL 5K RUN begins at 10 a.m.
6 — APPALACHIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL annually celebrates Appalachian culture, local craft, produce, and apple butter.
19-20 — HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR will include a campsite decorating contest, costume contest, campground trick or treat and more.
27 — PIKE COUNTY EXTENSION’S “HOMEMAKING IN THE MOUNTAINS” annual regional craft event held in the Rhododendron Conference Center.
10 — RUSSELL FORK RIVER BLUEGRASS SHOW featuring Blue Highway, Ralph Stanley II, and Dave Adkins. Tickets will be $20 per person. Package deals will be available.
23 — THANKSGIVING DINNER at our Rhododendron Restaurant. Thanksgiving dinner will be from 11 am to 6 pm. Menu tbd.
2 — BRUNCH WITH SANTA at our Rhododendron Restaurant. Brunch will be held from 9 am to 2 pm. Brunch menu tbd.
Elk Tours will be held on select dates during April, May, August, September, and October. Tickets are $30 each for adults, and $15 for children 12 and under. Seating on the bus is limited, and reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased by calling (276) 865-4413 ext. 3201 or (276) 865-4413 ext. 3213. Tours will be offered on the following dates. All tours are on Saturday unless otherwise noted.