Programs & Special Events

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Red Wing Roots 2019

The Red Wing Roots Music Festival is now in its 7th year and is the largest music festival in the area. Thousands of people come out to the park in mid-July to enjoy the outdoors and some great music together. Festival attendees can either camp for the entire festival or just come for the day. Check out more information on the festival's website

 Tractor Parade

The annual tractor, car and truck parade at Natural Chimneys is a great way to celebrate the July 4th holiday! The event is typically held around July 4th. If you have an antique tractor, car or truck you'd like to show off and decorate, come on out to the Chimneys! This event is open to the public and campers alike so plan on wearing your red, white and blue! 

Christmas in July

Join us for a weekend of Christmas celebration without the snow and cold! Relax in the wam July sun as you enjoy traditional holiday activities and decorations in the campground. 

For almost 200 years, Jousting has been a mainstay at Natural Chimneys. Two annual special events are held at the park on the seventy-five yard straight track complete with three evenly spaced timber frames. The first is the National Hall of Fame Jousting Tournament in June and the second is the Natural Chimneys Jousting Tournament in August. This tournament is the oldest, continuously held sporting event in North America, outliving the Kentucky Derby and the World Series. These events are hosted and organized by the Natural Chimneys Jousting Club.


 Dog Days at Natural Chimneys

Join us for a day all about dogs! This is a free event with a purpose to provide a fun family day to enjoy a variety of activities, learn from experts and connect with other dog lovers! Check out the details on our Community Events page.


 Fall Spooktacular Event Cover

Join us at Natural Chimneys Park and Campground for a day of fall fun!

Check out the details on our Community Events page.

Please note: The weekend of October 19 will be a campers-only Halloween celebration
and will not be open to visitors or outside guests.

Want to hold your own event at Natural Chimneys?

Open space and facilities are available for special events at Natural Chimneys and require the approval of a Special Event Application.  This application can be downloaded by clicking on the button above.

A Special Event is defined as any organized activity using park space that is either:
1)  open to the public or
2)  a private function that requires reserved space or special set-ups beyond the typical facility rental (a shelter, for example).

The park staff reserves the right to determine the location best suited for the event based on the planned activity and the appropriateness of the venue requested. Please note that the park is not available for weddings.
Should you have such interest, please contact park staff by e-mail at or by calling our office at the Augusta County Parks and Recreation Department at 540-245-5727.       Event Application