2020 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.

FEBRUARY

22 — JOB FAIR from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Rhododendron Conference center. Positions to be filled are seasonal part time jobs including:  maintenance, front gate attendants, front desk and campground reservation clerks, campground store clerks, restaurant servers, restaurant hosts/hostesses, cooks, cook helpers, bussers, housekeepers, zip line guides, adventure guides, water park concession, and lifeguards! Call (276)865-4413 for more information.

MARCH

6  — CAMPGROUNDS A & B open for the year.

7 — Orientation for hired positions starting at 9:00 AM.

13  — RHODODENDRON RESTAURANT opening date! Opened only on Friday – Sunday.

APRIL

11 — Annual BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY at the Rhododendron Restaurant, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

11 — Annual EASTER EGG HUNT at Potter’s Knoll. Begins at 11:00 AM.

12 — Special EASTER BUFFET DINNER at the Rhododendron Restaurant. Menu item details available soon.

13 – 19 — CAMPER APPRECIATION WEEK, all camping is 50% off!

22 — EARTH DAY

MAY

10 — Celebrate MOTHER’S DAY from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM in our Rhododendron Restaurant! Menu item details available soon.

23 – 25 — “JUBILEE IN THE BREAKS” Memorial Day Gospel Singing. Check out the groups/singers coming to the event at Jubileelineup!

 

JUNE

20 – 21 — “A GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION IN THE MOUNTAINS“— Father’s Day Gospel Sing at our Amphitheater.

JULY

3 – 5 — INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION — More details available soon.

11 — McClure River Kiwanis CAR SHOW — Registration is from 8 am to 12 pm. Fee is $20 per vehicle. Goody bags available for the first 100 vehicles registered! Prizes will be given away. 92.1 The Wolf with Shanghai broadcasting live from 9 am to 12 pm!

AUGUST

1 — BACK TO SCHOOL BASH at Splash! in the Park

SEPTEMBER

5 – 7 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING located in our Amphitheater. Line up not yet set.

12 — BREAKS ULTRA MARATHON

OCTOBER

Looking for great fall colors? Our SPECTACULAR FALL FOLIAGE generally peaks in mid- to late-October.


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.

3 — GRUNDY AND CLINTWOOD KIWANIS ANNUAL 5K RUN begins at 10 a.m.

17 — PIKE COUNTY EXTENSION’S “HOMEMAKING IN THE MOUNTAINS” annual regional craft event held in the Rhododendron Conference Center.

23 — 24 — HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR. More details available soon.

24 — BIKEPACKING Grand Depart. More information can be found here.

 

NOVEMBER

26 — THANKSGIVING DINNER:  More details available soon.

DECEMBER

5 — Brunch with Santa. More details available soon.

ELK TOURS

Elk Tours will be held on select dates during March, April, May, August, September, and October. Tickets are $35 each for adults, and $20 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.

 

 

 

Though most park events are scheduled from April through October, lodging is open year round. The conference center is also available throughout the year.

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