Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort

Events Calendar

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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!


May 1-3: To All Acquaintance

It’s a Happy New Season! Gather with us to ring in the 2020 camping season. Share your resolutions, some snacks, a champagne toast, and laughs. Gas Saver begins!

May 9: Mother’s Day Glamp Out!

Make stuff for Mom at Arts & Crafts. Mom Scavenger Hunt, Just for Moms Glamping Party, Massage a Minute, Adult S’mores, Mimosas, and other surprises for Moms. First ceramics of the season.

May 16: Salute to our Armed Forces

Presentation of the Colors, cookout hosted by VFW Post 4712 Simpson, PA. Corn Hole Tournament.

May 22-25: Memorial Day Weekend

Outdoor Solar Heated pool opens! Horseshoe tournament, Super Soaker Sunday, Fishing Derby, Foul Shooting, Kan Jam, Ceramics ($), Karaoke Throw Down—Individual and Group Challenge (Encore DJs). Fish 4 Free on 5/24.

May29-31: A “Loraxing” Weekend

A tribute to Earth Day—planting trees and the Children’s Garden. Meet our Fairy Garden Mother at the Fairy Garden Party (bring your wings!). pHountain Rapid Rejuvenating Ionic Foot Detox ($) Volleyball Challenge.


June 5-7: Hide and Seek for All Ages!

A weekend of challenges with fun prizes! The Forager’s Map Scavenger Hunt, Egg Hunts, and more. Pot Luck Followed by Keen Lake Family Feud Contest with Encore DJs. Waymart Lions Club 5K, Pride & Patriotism Parade/Block Party.

June 13-15: Cow-a-Bunga! We’re Down on the Farm!

Hay Rides, Pony Rides, Find a Needle in a Haystack, Pig Snorting & Calling Challenges, Mock Cow Milking, butter making, and more country fun!

June 19-21: Father’s Day Stache Bash

Dads grow a mustache or don a faux-stache... prizes awarded! Stache Dash! Craft Beer Presentation with Wallenpaupack Brewing Company (Adults 21+) Roots & Rhythm Music & Art Festival (Honesdale).

June 25-29: Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Sun Beach Party

Bring your best swagger for some pirate fun, Cardboard Boat Races, Pirate Ship Bouncy House, Mason Jar Aquariums, Sponge Bombs, Encore DJs


July 2-6: Apple Pie Fourth of July (3-night min.)

Fishing Derby; Ceramics ($), Bike Parade and Patriotic Program at the Gathering, Bingo Marathon, Washer & Corn Hole Tournament, Sack Races. Old-fashioned fun! Live Music: Third Nut (Fri.) Ventriloquist Scott Wagstaff (Sat.), Fish for Free 7/4. Fireworks nearby!

July 5: Event

Fishing Derby; Ceramics ($), Bike Parade and Patriotic Program at the Gathering, Bingo Marathon, Washer & Corn Hole Tournament, Sack Races. Old-fashioned fun! Live Music: Third Nut (Fri.) Ventriloquist Scott Wagstaff (Sat.), Fish for Free 7/4. Fireworks nearby!

July 16-20: Mele Kalikimaka (Christmas in July) Beach Party

Ornament Making, Christmas Tree Decorating, Reindeer Games, Site Decorating Contest, Santa & Grinch visit, Ugly Sweater Belly Art. Make Homemade Christmas playdough. Tech Shop DJs.

July 23-27: Keen Lake Summer Olympics

Athletic competitions for all ages: Swimming, Field Events, Basketball, Canoe Races. Junior Olympics for wee folk. Live Music by Perpetual Friday Band. Viewing of 2020 Olympic Games available for guests 7/23 to 8/9.


July 30- August 3: Keen Lake Talent Show

Get in touch with your inner muse. Paint and Sip ($ pre-registration required). Ceramic, Arts and Crafts, Wee Kid Theater, Talent Show and Dance, Encore DJs.

August 6-10: Let’s Go Fly a Kite & Other Reach the Sky Fun

Make a Kite ($ for kite kits,) Fly a Kite, Rocket Fun, Star Gazing, Cloud Watching, Catch Fireflies, Mary Poppins Garden Party. Wayne County Fair, August 7 to August 15.

August 13-17: Nacho Ordinary Beach Party!

Salsa Making Challenge, Mini-sombrero Hunt, Cactus Stone Art, Pinata Fun, Bobbing for Marbles, Raft Races, Great Food and Music.

August 20-24: Hocus Pocus

Friendly Halloween Fun! Site Decorating Contest, Halloween Crafts and Stories and Games, Halloween Parade. Halloween Costume Dance! Tech Shop DJs.

August 28-30: Zombie Apocalypse

Makeup Artists are on hand to create your Zombie or Fairy look ($), Zombie Games, Frankie Carll Productions, Fall Food Drive and Gas Saver Programs begin.


September 4-7: Labor Day

Fishing Derby, Horseshoe Tournament, 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament, Balloon Splatter Art, Silly Team Races. Masked Singer Competition, Encore DJs.

September 11-13: Fall in Love with Fall

It’s a perfect time for a couple’s getaway. Kayak the lake, enjoy a massage, attend an early evening wine tasting. Organized games for kids. Adult Pool Party (Friday evening). Open mic and music with Mick.

September 18-20: A Lotta Chicken Little Fun

Egg Hunt, Visit from the Great Chicken, Little Red Hen Handprint Art, Chicken Dance Competition, Annual Chicken Barbecue ($). Advance reservations required by 9/12. Encore DJs.

September 25-27: The Beasts of Hogwarts

Create your wand! Find your Wizarding House, Brush up on Quidditch, and meet some Fantastical Beasts. Snakes and Scales, presenting rescued lizards, turtles, tortoises, and snakes (sponsored by Slytherin House).


October 2-4: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and Food Festival

A visit to the Children’s Garden Pumpkin patch to weigh the Great Pumpkin. It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Kid’s Parade and Party, Pumpkin Painting, Games, and Treats ($) from Tubby’s Midway Concessions and more.

October 9-12: Halloween Fun!

Costume Parade, Halloween Trunk or Treat (Prize for Best Halloween Themed Trunk.) Pumpkin Carving, Scary Stories, Games and Lots of Halloween Fun. Reserve a spot on the Steamtown Fall Foliage Excursion (888-693-9391). Steamtown Marathon. Honesdale Harvest and Heritage Days.