If you are planning a family vacation or just a day out with the kids at Kentucky Lake, you may want to center your dates around one of our many kid focused events. Here are highlights and 2015 dates of Grand Rivers events that kids love:
Patti’s 1880′s Settlement Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Every Year, Patti’s 1880′s Settlement hides THOUSANDS of eggs and gives away many prizes. This is a don’t miss event for the kids. For reservations in Patti’s Restaurant or for the event time and more information call: 888-736-2515 or 270-362-8844.
Top Gun Car Show Event Series Cruise-ins
Second Saturday of the Month, April through September, 2015
Kids love cars and the second Saturday of the month April through September downtown Grand Rivers is full of cars! The Cruise-ins feature cars, trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. The day includes fun for the entire family and this is a free event. Makes a great outing for grandparents and kids and for groups that have a variety of age groups. Find information on the Top Gun website.
Kids Free Fishing Event
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Introduce your kids to fishing with the Kids Free Fishing Tournament at Little Lake Park in Grand Rivers. The event is open to ages up to 12 years old. You may Bring your own pole – or use one of ours. Bait is provided (good old fashion worms to put on your hook). Trophies are awarded by age group. Refreshments provided.
Variety, Music, Memories and More at the Badgett Playhouse
Various dates throughout the year
Kids love live music and this Branson-style family show features a dynamic cast of professional singers, dancers and musicians! This musical production celebrates music and entertainment from our country’s history both past to present! A family friendly production, Variety! is a great way to share musical memories with your kids. Find the schedule and ticket information on the Variety! website or call the Box Office at 888-362-4223.
Grand Rivers Marina Day
Saturday, August 8, 2015
In this little village of only 230 households and over 600 boat slips, Grand Rivers Marina Day is a big Celebration. This day is all about kids and family with activities and events centered around the water. This year’s Marina Day celebration in Grand Rivers will include Free children’s water fun and activities, Live Music, and a Big Fireworks show at Dusk. Visit the Marina Day website for full information- And check back often as we update plans for the day.
Grand Rivers Hunters Moon Fall Festival
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Bring your family and help us celebrate small town community life with an old fashion fall festival. This Famous Festival feature a taste of the lakes food vending area, craft and flea market vendors, Little Mr. and Miss Pageant (Thursday Night), children’s Halloween costume parade and awards, children’s free games and activities, an animal show, and the big parade. Each year, the big parade is Santa’s first visit to Western Kentucky.
Find information on the Hunters Moon website.
Festival of Lights
First Friday in November through first week of January
Each year Patti’s 1880’s Settlement is Transformed into a Christmas Wonderland with over 700,000 lights in downtown Grand Rivers and Patti’s Settlement. Outside hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights glow and twinkle and put on a show for all to enjoy. While inside the restaurants and gift stores there are hundreds of trees and garlands loaded with ornaments and lights too! Visit Patti’s website for more information. Make sure to make reservations if you plan to dine at Patti’s.
Christmas Spectacular at the Badgett Playhouse
Select Dates in November and December 2015
The Variety! Christmas Spectacular is the new holiday tradition for many families. The show features Christmas favorites from “Rudolph” to “O Holy Night” – two full hours of Christmas music with singers, dancers, and a live band. The show closes with songs and words that reflect the true meaning of the season. Their rendition of “O Holy Night” always receives a standing ovation. Visit the Variety! website for a complete schedule.
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Patti’s 1880′s Settlement
Dates To Be Announced
Kids of all ages love to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Patti’s 1880′s Settlement. Once again, you will believe in the magic of Christmas. Make sure you bring a camera and capture the special visit.
Visit Grand Rivers with your family for memories that will last a lifetime.