Family fun is full-time commitment for us at Keen Lake Resort, and our jam-packed Events Calendar is a reflection of our efforts to bring you and the family an amazing experience every week of the season. Find a weekend that strikes your fancy, then head over to our Reservations page to get your Glamping vacation on the calendar!
April 29: KEEN LAKE CAMPING KICK OFF
Kid Camp Skill Building–Intro to fishing basics with prize-winning angling expert, Landon Firmstone; Knot tying, campfire building and identifying plants of the woods.
May 6: KEEP CALM AND DERBY ON!
Wear your most festive chapeau, bring an appetizer to share, and cheer on your favorite thoroughbred at the 149th Kentucky Derby. Kids race pool noodle horses, play pin the tail on the horse and other Run for the Roses Day Fun.
May 11: GIRLS NIGHT OUT IN HONESDALE
Registration will be required, Businesses offer specials, discounts, giveaways.
May 13: MOMS, MASSAGES, MIMOSA BAR
A weekend of relaxation for mom. Virtual Reality Flower Hunt, Kids Make Cards and Coupon books for Moms.
May 20: O SAY CAN YOU SEED?
Honoring our Troops on Armed Forces Day, Planting the Children’s Garden, and a cornhole tournament! Children’s Program for Troops.
May 26-29: MEMORIAL WEEKEND
heated pool opens, Karaoke Throwdown, Horseshoe and Cornhole Tournaments, Fishing Derbies for Adults and Kids, Memorial Day Treasure Hunt, Ceramics ($), Music with Encore DJs. (5/28 Fish for Free.)
June 3: ART IN THE PARK
Art Showcase and Sale, Wine and Cheese Tasting ($) Demonstration of chainsaw sculpture from Wild Wood Sculptor, Larry Wildenstein, Massage Artist ($), Claymation Fun for kids, Book Signing with the authors of A Farm Animals Book Series and a visit from a farm animal chicken.
June 10: FIELD DAYS
Obstacle Courses, relay races, hula hoop challenge, and first cannonball contest of the season. Red Maples 9-Hole Golf Scramble (includes Continental Breakfast and award luncheon ($ Pre-registration required.)
June 17: FATHER’S DAY ANNUAL STACHE BASH
Prizes for Best Original and Faux Mustache. Virtual Reality Fish Finder Scavenger Hunt, YARD Game Competition, Parents vs. kids Fishing Derby, 20% savings on all boats. Live Music with Hometown Boyz Nearby Honesdale Roots and Rhythm.
June 23-26: ROAR! DINOSAUR STOMPING AND CHOMPING FUN
Dinosaur Dig, Dinosaur Egg Hunt, Dinosaur Bingo and Making Dirt, Trivia Contest. Virtual Reality Dino Scavenger Hunt.
July 1: FIREWORKS
(Rain Date July 7th)
From Irving Cliff (Honesdale Area Event)
June 29-July 4: THE UNCLE SAM JAM
Corn Hole Tournament, Patriotic Games for Kids, Bike and Golf Cart Parade, Virtual Reality Patriotic Scavenger Hunt, Uncle Sam Donut Decorating, Candy Bar Bingo, Super Soaker Water Battle, Uncle Sam Crafts, Live Music with Rushbrook Road.
July 6-10: UNDER THE SEA BEACH PARTY
Celebrating Mermaids and Pirates everywhere! Annual Cardboard Boat Race, Scavenger Treasure Hunt, Attack of the Gold Fish, Underwater Limbo and Pinata fun. Music with Event Innovations DJs.
July 13 - 15: SIDEWALK SALES
(Honesdale Area Event)
July 13-17: ENCHANTED
Calling all Princesses, Pixies, Fairies, Elves, and Wizards. Celebrating Annual Gummy Worm Day, Princess/Prince Training, Harry Potter Wand Making, Potion Making Class, Magical Creature Tea Party. Once Upon a Time Ball. Bring your favorite princess attire or wizarding robe. Music with Sound Wizard DJs, Carriage Rides with Happy Trails Stables ($.)
July 20-24: HOLIDAY ROAD
It is the hap, hap happiest Christmas around. Travel back to 1989 for a Clark Griswold Vintage Christmas in July. Make Ornaments, Prizes for Best Site Decoration and Best Clark Griswold/Cousin Eddie Look Alike Challenge or rock your favorite Christmas character, Live Music with Rushbrook Road at the Snow Ball.
July 27-31: SHARE YOUR TALENTS
Adult Paint and Sip Continental Breakfast ($ pre-registration required) Fishing Contest, 5 on 5 Basketball Competition, Color Run, Mural Painting, Annual Kid’s Art and Talent Show. Music with Encore DJs.
August 3-7: JUST ADD WATER WARS
Bucket Brigade, Cannon Ball Contest, Swim Races, Teen Pool Party. Bring your super soaker for super soaker games. Virtual Reality Scavenger Hunt, Music with Event Innovations DJs. (Wayne County Fair –August 4-12)
August 10-14: CREEPERS, JEEPERS! HALLOWEEN FUN
Site Decorating Contest, Crafts, Costume Trick or Treat Parade and Party. Sasquatch Hunt, Zombie Apocalypse. Music with Sound Wizards DJ.
August 17-21: SNAKES, SNAILS, AND PUPPY DOG TAILS
Paint pet rocks, Make Puppy Chow, Pet Art, Pet Owners Meet and Greet at the Pet Beach. Bingo—was-his-name-o Bingo. Play for Pet supplies. Snakes and Scales program of rescued lizards, turtles, tortoises and snakes.
August 25-27: CANDY LAND—A SWEET GOOD BYE TO THE SUMMER SEASON.
Candy Bar Bingo, Name that Candy, Candy Land Scavenger Hunt, Lollipop Hunt, Oreo Cookie Games, Mystery Clue Chocolate hunt, and Candy Necklace Arts and Crafts. (Fall Food Drive Begins.)
September 1-4: Labor Day
The Silly Messy Games, Adult Cornhole and Horseshoe tournaments, Fishing Derby, Last Cannonball Contest of the Season, Kick Ball Games, Balloon Splatter Art, Music by Encore DJ’s.
September 8-10: FALL IS IN THE AIR
Comfort food covered dish—(preregistration) Scarecrow decorating competition. Needle in a haystack challenge. Fall footprint Art.
September 15-17: BONFIRE BASH
All things cozy and fall. Apple Print art, Build-your-own S’more Bar, Stories and songs around the Bonfire. Third Annual Megan Wilcox Scholarship Golf Tournament (limited to 50 persons—pre-registration required.)
September 22-24: FALL TAIL GATE PARTY
A Weekend of Football Fun. Teen Two-Handed Touch Game, Football Pinata, Football Trivia. Bring a covered dish (savory or sweet) to share and enjoy a campfire and the Penn State vs. Iowa game. Teens Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag, Kid’s Flashlight Penny Hunt.
SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1: IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN HALLOWEEN PARTY
A visit to the Children’s Garden to meet the Great Pumpkin. Kid’s Costume Parade and Party—Arts and Crafts, Pumpkin Painting, Games, and Halloween Treats. Halloween Movie.
October 7 - 8: HARVEST & HERITAGE DAYS
(Honesdale Area Event)
October 7 - 8: GHOST TOURS EVENING
(Honesdale Area Event)
October 6-9: Spooktacular Halloween
Pumpkin Bowling, Razzle Dazzle Pumpkin Painting, Halloween Trick or Treat Costume Parade and party at the Beach. End of season Raffle.Music by Encore DJ’s. (Steamtown Marathon, Honesdale Harvest and Heritage Days)