Events are added to our schedule throughout the year and are subject to change. Breaks Park also offers interpretive programming throughout the summer. For more information on these or any other events, call 276-865-4413 ext. 3221. This page is dedicated to annual park events. Information about weekly programming provided by our interpretive staff can be found here.
4 — RHODODENDRON RESTAURANT opens for spring.
5 — LEE-JACKSON REUNION Civil War Event
19 — Annual EASTER EGG HUNT at Potter's Knoll. Begins at noon.
20 — EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE at Potter's Knoll shelter. Begins at 6 a.m.
20 — Special EASTER BUFFET DINNER in the Rhododendron Restaurant.
21 - 28 — CAMPER APPRECIATION WEEK
10 — INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY. Various bird hikes and volunteer opportunities will be available.
11 — Celebrate MOTHER'S DAY at the Rhododendron Restaurant with a special buffet. Mothers receive a discount! A Spring Wildflower Hike will also be held.
17 — KIDS TO PARKS DAY is devoted to getting kids involved at state parks. Activities and programming to be scheduled.
24 - 26 — "JUBILEE IN THE BREAKS" Memorial Day Gospel Singing.
7 — NATIONAL TRAILS DAY — Various staff-led and self-guided trail walks will be available.
7 — LOST MOUNTAIN — Bluegrass show at the park amphitheater. Begins at 7 pm, no admission fee.
14 — GET OUTDOORS DAY — Various outdoor recreational opportunities available.
14 - 15 — "A GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION IN THE MOUNTAINS" Father's Day Gospel Sing.
20 - 22 — ECHOES IN THE CANYON Civil War Reenactment and Living History.
21 — WILL CAUDILL & ROUGHT 7 — Bluegrass with a touch of country. At the Park amphitheater beginning at 7 pm. No admission charge.
4 - 6 — INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION — Various outdoor and recreational opportunities TBA.
5 — KODY NORRIS AND THE WATAUGA MOUNTAIN BOYS at the park amphitheater. Free admission. Begins at 7 pm.
12 — McClure River Kiwanis CAR SHOW
3 — RICHARD POTTER DAY
8 - 10 — SETTLERS WEEKEND - Demonstrations of the ways of life our the area's first settlers.
23 — JIM AND ADA McCOWN performing bluegrass and old time music at the park amphitheater. No admission. Show begins at 7 pm.
29 - SEPTEMBER 1 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING
26 - 27 — NATURE WEEKEND — Various speakers, hikes, and workshops devoted to the area's natural resources, plants, and wildlife.
OCTOBERLooking for great fall colors? Our SPECTACULAR FALL FOLIAGE generally peaks in mid-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.
4 — GRUNDY AND CLINTWOOD KIWANIS ANNUAL 5K RUN begins at 10 a.m.
11 - 12 — MOLASSES STIR OFF and APPALACHIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL begins each morning at 7:00 a.m.
18 — PIKE COUNTY EXTENSION'S “HOMEMAKING IN THE MOUNTAINS” annual regional craft event held in the Rhododendron Conference Center.
24 - 25 — HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR will include a campsite decorating contest, costume contest, campground trick or treat and more.