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Cave City: The Vacation Location!

KITSCHY, FUNKY, FUN, FANTASTIC, RETRO, WEIRD and WAAAAYYY COOL!
It’s 56 degrees year round (underground).  Dinosaurs Roam. Mike’s House is a Mystery. Concrete Wigwams have no Indians, and everyone can fly on a zip line. Paddle, hike, bike and ride the two-fer-one park with underground discoveries and above ground fun at Mammoth Cave National Park.

Mammoth Cave National Park is the second oldest tourist attraction in the United States, Kentucky’s first tourist attraction,  a World Heritage Site, and International Biosphere Reserve. Mammoth Cave National Park boasts 53,000 acres of natural preserve and the longest cave system in the world with over 4000 mile of passages and 400 miles of mapped passageways.

WHERE?  Exit 53, Interstate 65

  • Less than 95 miles from Louisville, KY, and Nashville, TN
  • Area lodging establishments accommodate up to 1000 people
  • Over 14 eating establishments
  •  Cave City is Kentucky’s Cave Capitol and has 9 caves offering over 21 different tours for all experience levels, with two that are handicap accessible
  • Cave City is also the Zip Line Capitol of Kentucky with 3 zip lines
  • Over 50,000 square feet of antiques and flea markets
  • Horseback riding, canoeing, ziplining, hiking, biking and various other outdoor activities
  • Easy access to numerous museums, historical and cultural attractions, agri-tourism, vineyards and farmer’s markets.

Events and Activities

July – September
8am-4pm
VSA Art Exhibit
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.
Cave City, KY 42127

Sept 21, 2018 7pm
Chuck Wagon Gang
$5 Admission
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.

Sept 21, 2018 5:30pm
Proud Days Glow run & Bike Rodeo
Down Town Cave City
Cave City, KY 42127

Sept 22, 2018  7am-10am
Country Breakfast
Sponsored by Cave City VFD & Kiwanis Club
Cave City Community Building
Cave City, KY 42127

Sept 22, 2018 9am
Cave City Proud Karaoke Contest
Fun for All Ages
270-378-0507
Downtown Cave City

Sept 22, 2018 8am
Cave Country Pedal
12mile, 45mile, 62mile
Starts at Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.
Cave City, KY 42127

Sept 22, 2018 8am
Cave Country Paddle
Canoe or Kayak the Green River
Meets at Brownsville City Park Boat Ramp
270-590-5335

Sept 22, 2018 3:30pm
Cave City Proud Days Concert
Steel Country
Broadway St, Cave City, KY 42127

Sept 23, 2018 – 8am
Mammoth-On: Cave, Hike, Bike Triathlon

Oct 6, 2018 9am-5pm
Gun & Knife Show
$5 Admission
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.

Oct 7, 2018 9am-4pm
Gun & Knife Show
$5 Admission
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.

Oct 26-27, 2018
Mega Mammoth Swap Meet (Auto Parts)

Events and Activities

November 2, 2018 7pm
Kiwanis Club Fundraiser
Award Winning Elvis Tribute artist
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.

November 9-10, 2018
KY Homespun Christmas
Antique show
$5 Admission
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.

Nov 15, 2018 7pm
Gospel Night
The Sneeds, Inspirations, Primitives
& The Singing Cookes
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.

November 17, 2018 9am-5pm
Gun & Knife Show
$5 Admission
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St

November 18, 2018 9am-4pm
Gun & Knife Show
$5 Admission
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St

Nov 24, 2018 9am-3pm
Holly Days Shopping
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St
Cave City, KY 42127

Dec 1, 2018 9am-3pm
Krafted in Kentucky
Annual Craft and Art show; Over 50 Vendors
Free Admission
Cave City Convention Center
Cave City, KY 42127

Dec 8, 2018
Cave City Christmas Parade
Cave City, KY 42127


Tourist & Convention Commission
502 Mammoth Cave Street
Cave City, Kentucky 42127