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CAVE AFTER DARK

Unique Events for Adults 21+

Cave After Dark is a popular series of themed events for adults 21 and older at Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark. Each event includes a unique at-your-own-pace cave experience and theme-related reception in our Visitor Center with live music and cash bar.  These special events sell out fast, so reservations are required.


Hooley in the Hollows

Saturday, March 16 6-9 PM

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A hooley is an Irish party or celebration! On Saturday, March 16 come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a unique way with live music above and below ground, tasty treats and beverages, and a chance to redeem tokens for beer and wine samples, as well as rock and mineral treasures. In the Visitor Center, enjoy live bluegrass with an Irish twist by Down from the Hills. In the cave experience the soulful sounds of John Red Beard. Traditional Irish music performed by Kara Rogers will be featured at the cave entrance. Cave After Dark is a popular series of themed events for adults 21 and older at Cave of the Mounds – National Natural Landmark. Each event includes a unique at-your-own-pace in-cave experience and theme-related reception in our Visitor Center with cash bar. These special events sell out fast, so reservations are required.

Upcoming 2019 Cave After Dark Event

(All Cave After Dark events are on Saturdays, 6-9pm.)

APRIL 27 –  GLOW BELOW PARTY

May 18 – BLOOMS & BREWS GARDEN PARTY

June 22 – SUMMER TROLLSTICE

July 13 – SUMMER SOIREE FEATURING CYCROPIA AERIAL DANCE

August 17 – JUICE JOINT JIVE

September 14 – HARVEST HOOTENANNY

October 19 – ROCKSTOBERFEST

November 16 – SAY CHEESE

December 14 – UNDERGROUND COCKTAIL LOUNGE