Special Events

Group Tours School Programs Field Trips Bus Picture

Special Weekends

  • May 11-12 — Mother's Weekend - Mothers will get in FREE with a purchase of a regular cavern tour ticket.
  • May 25-26 — Wild West Shows
  • June 6 — National Caves and Karast Day
  • June 15-16 — Father's Weekend - Fathers will get in FREE with a purchase of a regular cavern tour ticket.
  • June 22 — Scout Day
  • July 13 — Scout Day
  • Aug 10 — Scout Day

Scout Badge Programs

Geology and Forestry badge programs are offered for Boy Scouts and Webelos. Cub Scouts can obtain their, Digging in the Past badge. Classes led by trained instructors are designed to meet the new requirements for each badge.

  • Guided Caverns Tour
  • Special gem-mining for Geology classes
  • Candle-making Demonstration
  • Lye Soap-making Demonstration
  • Grist Mill History and Demonstration
  • Nature trail and picnic areas
    • Scavenger Hunts are also available for kids to earn a free
      Rock Crystal Candy stick

These programs give Scouts hands-on experience in a fun environment.

2019 Dates

Sat. June 22, Sat. July 13 and Sat. Aug. 10

Reservations required.
Call (888)934-1804 or fill out this quick form and we will contact you as soon as possible.


Mother’s Weekend

Our Mothers tend to be the busiest people in our family. They also tend to be the most stressed trying to keep everything moving forward. We want to help you say THANK YOU MOM! We have set aside May 11th and May 12th to help you do just that. Mothers will get in FREE with a purchase of a regular cavern tour ticket.


National Cave and Karst Day

June 6, 2019 – the first 50 people will receive a collectors poster free.


Home School Days

  • Mon. April 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
  • Mon. May 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
  • Mon. Aug. 19, 2019 - 1:00pm
  • Mon. Sept. 23, 2019 - 1:00pm
  • Mon. Oct. 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

Call for reservations (812) 732-4388


Wild West Show!

By Six Guns Entertainment

Six Guns Entertainment – Wild West Show

Gun smoke fills the air as Six Guns returns for two “guns a blazing” show downs!
Six Guns will also be performing Wild West style shows both days, May 25th and May 26th.

Bring lawn chairs and blankets to stake
your claim for a ringside seat.

Six Guns Entertainment – Wild West Show
May 25th 12:00pm and 3:00pm
May 26th 1:00pm
Six Guns Entertainment!
Wild West Show

Two exciting Wild West Gunfights!

Thanks to Six Guns Entertainment!


Santa will be back in the Cave at Squire Boone Caverns!

Santa will be making a special stop this year, at Squire Boone Caverns! Visit Santa and get your picture taken in the cave.

  • Sat. Dec. 7, 2019 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Professional pictures are $10.00

Children can sit on Santa’s lap and have a professional photographer take their picture. Families can join in also, ask for details when you call to make reservations.

Please call 812-732-4388 Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm for Reservations – reservations required.

Cavern tours at 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm

The Candle Shop, Soap Shop, Rock Shop and Cave Cabin will be open from 10:00am till 5:00pm. All shops will have specials and we will have some huge discounts “Christmas Specials” in the Rock Shop! The big fossils will be 50% off!