TOURS DAILY YEAR 'ROUND


UPCOMING EVENTS

September Events

September Events

September Events

Girl Scouts RocksROCK Event Day – September 21 10AM-2PM SIGN UP

Girl Scouts Orienteering Event Day – September 28 10AM-2PM SIGN UP

October Events

October Events

October Events

Boy Scouts Geology Merit – October 5 10AM-2PM
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Boy Scouts Orienteering – October 12 10AM-2PM
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Girl Scout Diggings to Discovery Overnight – Oct. 12 to 13 5PM to 9AM
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OCTOBER 19, 2019 6-9PM
CAVE AFTER DARK – “ROCKSTOBERFEST” AT CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A unique event for adults 21 and older including Octoberfest beer tasting INSIDE the Cave, an evening hayride and live bluegrass music with cash bar in our historic barn. LEARN MORE

OCTOBER 24 – 27, 2019
HOLLOW-EEN at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. This family event offers costumed youngsters gemstone and fossil treats inside the WARM hollows of the CANDLELIT Cave, with FREE hayrides, guided nature hikes, a scavenger hunt, a bonfire and more! LEARN MORE

November Events

November Events

November Events

Boy Scout Diggings to Discovery Overnight – Nov. 2 to 3 5PM to 9AM
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NOVEMBER 16, 2019
CAVE AFTER DARK – “SAY CHEESE” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A unique event for adults 21 and older including cheese and wine tasting INSIDE the Cave and an exclusive at-your-own-pace photography tour.

NOVEMBER 28, 2019
Cave of the Mounds is CLOSED for Thanksgiving

December Events

December Events

December Events

DECEMBER 6-8, 2019
CAROLING IN THE CAVE at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Experience holiday performances by local groups INSIDE the Cave! This charity event is an intimate concert with limited seating options so reservations are required.

DECEMBER 7, 2019
KIDS JINGLE and ROCK at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Family event including photos with Santa and holiday music INSIDE the Cave, holiday crafts, snacks and activities in the Visitor Center, Secret Santa shopping and more.

DECEMBER 14, 2019
CAVE AFTER DARK – “UNDERGROUND COCKTAIL LOUNGE” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A unique event for adults 21 and older including specialty cocktail tasting and live “lounge” music INSIDE the Cave with holiday music, tasty treats and cash bar in the Visitor Center.

DECEMBER 24 AND 25, 2019
Cave of the Mounds is CLOSED for Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day

January Events

January Events

January Events

JANUARY 18, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “40 BELOW BLUES and BREWS” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A unique event for adults 21 and older including beer tasting and live blues music INSIDE the Cave with live blues and cash bar in the Visitor Center.

February Events

February Events

February Events

FEBRUARY 1, 2020
SCANDIHOOVIAN WINTER FESTIVAL – FREE Family Movie, Animal Tracks Snow Hike and More at Cave of the Mounds.

FEBRUARY 15, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “LOVE ON THE ROCKS” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Valentine’s event for couples 21 and older. Romantic, at-your-own-pace candlelit Cave Tour with live music above and below ground. Tasty treats and cash bar in our beautiful Visitor Center. Reservations required.

March Events

March Events

March Events

MARCH 14, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “HOOLEY IN THE HOLLOWS” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A unique event for adults 21 and older celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Go on an underground “treasure” hunt for beer and wine sample tokens, geodes and gemstone mining bags and enjoy live traditional Irish music!

April Events

April Events

April Events

April 4-5, 2020 GSUSA Overnight 5PM-9AM

APRIL 10-12, 2020
GLOW QUEST UNDERGROUND EGGSTRAVAGANZA at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A special family event. Walk through a passage INSIDE the Cave called “The Meanders” which will be filled with OVER 300 GLOWING EGGS! See if you can find all of the special glowing bunny eggs!

April 25, 2020 GSUSA Caves ROCK Program Event Day 10AM-2PM

APRIL 25, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “GLOW BELOW PARTY” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Underground Glow Party for adults 21 and older with electronic music and cash bar.

April 26, 2020 GSUSA Naturalist Program Event Day 10AM-2PM

May Events

May Events

May Events

May 2, 2020 BSA Geology Merit Program Event Day 10AM-2PM

MAY 16, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “BLOOMS, BREWS and BLUEGRASS GARDEN PARTY” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. A summer garden party featuring beer tasting and live music above and below ground.

June Events

June Events

June Events

JUNE 20, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “SUMMER TROLLSTICE” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Celebrate the summer solstice in style featuring food, beverages and live music from Mt. Horeb, the Troll Capital of the World!

July Events

July Events

July Events

JULY DATE TO BE DETERMINED
CAVE AFTER DARK – “SUMMER SOIREE” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Featuring performances by Cycropia Aerial Dance, live music and food and wine tastings in the gardens.

August Events

August Events

August Events

AUGUST 1-4, 2020
DISCOVERY DAYS at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Annual family event celebrating the discovery of Cave of the Mounds and featuring special flashlight tours and a variety of above ground activities.

AUGUST 15, 2020
CAVE AFTER DARK – “JUICE JOINT JIVE” at CAVE OF THE MOUNDS – National Natural Landmark, Blue Mounds. Travel back in time to the 1920s and 30s, sample some distilled spirits and tasty treats and enjoy live swing music!