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May 3-5. Fishing Derby Weekend  #FishingDerbyAR19

Our annual contest is back!  Meet us at the pond for Fishing Derby Weekend with 4 categories for prizes; Biggest Fish, Smallest Fish, Most Fish & First Fish.  The derby theme continues for a showing of “Seabiscuit” in the pavilion with snacks provided! 

Gettysburg Events:  2nd Annual Bees & Blossoms Festival

May 10-12 Mother’s Day Weekend  #MomsDayAR19

Celebrate mom this weekend!  Kids craft in the pavilion Saturday morning; paint a clay pot for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.  Take mom shopping with 7 local vendors displaying beautiful candles, Tupperware, makeup and more!

Gettysburg Events:  Across America for Wounded Heroes 2019 Journey Kick Off

        Adams County Pour Tour Anniversary Event

May 17-19 Backyard Party Weekend  #BackyardPartyAR19

The best party in town!  We’re kicking off the weekend Friday night by roasting hotdogs and s’mores at the fire pit.  The fun continues Saturday with a ton of outdoor games, giant Jenga, corn hole tournament and more!  Join us back at the fire pit Saturday night for spooky ghost stories! 

Gettysburg Events:  Gettysburg Blue Grass Festival

        Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

        Dinner with a Ghost at the Inn at Herr Ridge

        Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show

May 23-27 Memorial Day Weekend  #MemorialDayAR19

Kick off the summer with the first three day weekend!  We have events planned all weekend long from horseshoe tournaments, hay rides, and pool games.  Be prepared to show off your patriotism in our golf cart parade!  Live entertainment Sunday night topped off with an ice cream social! 

Gettysburg Events:  Gettysburg BBQ Festival

          The Guns of Gettysburg – exhibit by The Civil War Dance Foundation

          Memorial Day Free 5K & Come Walk With Me 

          Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

May 31-June 2nd Best Potluck Recipe Weekend  #PotluckAR19

Bring your best dish to the pavilion to share with everyone!  All campers vote for their favorite and the winner will be announced at the end of the evening!  Don’t forget to write you’re recipe down to submit to our digital recipe book to be found on our website! 

Gettysburg Events:  4th Annual Strawberry Festival

        Annual Craft Beer & Wine in the Woods Festival

        Carlisle Ford Nationals

            Pop Rock ‘N Horror

June 7-9 Pajama Party Weekend  #PJPartyAR19

Spend the weekend in your PJs!  Saturday morning we are serving ice cream for breakfast then decorating pillow cases (bring your own case & we will provide the trimmings). Join us Saturday night for a PJ dance party!

Gettysburg Events:  Adams County 2019 BarnArt Show and Sale

        Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

        Lancers Drum and Bugle Corps Performance

        Sunshine Sip & Stroll

June 14-16 Father’s Day Weekend  #DadsDayAR19

Treat dad to a relaxing weekend of camping!  Test dad’s competitive side with three different events:  Fishing Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament, and Mini Golf Tournament. Free pancake breakfast Sunday morning

Gettysburg Events:  63rd Annual Antique Market & Craft Show

        Father’s Day Pretzel and Beer Flights

June 21-23 Carnival Weekend  #CarnivalAR19

Get your game face on!  So many games, live entertainment, and food trucks ($)!  Don’t miss a hay ride around the park Saturday afternoon.

Gettysburg Events:  AACTFest

        Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals          

June 28-30 Chocolate Weekend  #ChocolateAR19

Flashlight chocolate candy hunt Friday night!  The deliciousness continues Saturday with chocolate finger paint party for the kids 10am, chocolate fountain dessert bar Saturday night with candy bingo game!  Sunday morning we’re adding chocolate chips to our pancake breakfast! 

Gettysburg Events:  Annual Latimore Valley Fair

        Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers

July 4-7 Fourth of July Weekend  #July4AR19

We love celebrating America!  Join us for a patriotic weekend of fun, complete with patriotic golf cart parades, live entertainment, hay rides, pancake breakfasts and more! 

Gettysburg Events: 4th of July Community Concert & Fireworks

        Annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

        Confederates Take the Shriver House!

July 12-14 Tie Dye Weekend  #TieDyeAR19

Saturday morning make your own T-shirt!  (Bring your own shirt we supply everything else), Saturday afternoon join us for color relay games!  Dress in white and get blasted with color powder while you participate!  Check out the rainbow snack table and join us by the fire pit for campfire songs that evening. 

Gettysburg Events:  Gettysburg Bike Week

        Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

        64th Anniversary Blueberry Festival

        Thunder on the Strip: Gettysburg Bike Rally

July 19-21 Birthday Weekend  #BdayBashAR19

It’s everyone’s birthday this weekend!  Join us as we sing Happy Birthday to everyone, share some cake, and smash some pinatas! 

Gettysburg Events:  Pontiac-Oakland Club International Gettysburg Car Show

        Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival

July 26-28 Christmas in July  #JulySantaAR19

Santa is taking a break from the North Pole to check up on all the good boys and girls!  Kids will make an ornament Saturday morning, decorate your golf carts with all the trimmings of the holiday season for our parade!  Join us back at the pavilion for a Christmas party complete with sounds of the season and reindeer games. 

Gettysburg Events:  Christmas in July: How the Civil War Transformed the Holiday

August 2-4 Cardboard Boat Regatta  #RegattaAR19

The greatest race around!  Click Here for boat design rules and contest entry forms.  This is our inaugural year and we expect this event to become an annual tradition! 

Gettysburg Events:  South Mountain Fair

        Carlisle Truck Nationals

August 9-11 National S’mores Weekend  #SMoresAR19

One of our favorite camping traditions has it’s own national day!  Join us for marshmallow games, marshmallow sculpting contest, and of course a s’mores party at the fire pit with live entertainment! 

Gettysburg Events:  Gettysburg Rocks

          29th Annual Peach Festival         

August 16-18 Luau Weekend  #LuauAR19

Kids craft making tiki torches, evening games like Limbo and Hula Hoop Contests, and pulled pork BBQ dinner ($5 per person). 

Gettysburg Events:  Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

        Bounty of the County

        Gettysburg Brew Fest

August 23-25 Drive in Movie  #DriveInAR19

Bring your golf cart, blanket, and a few pillows then join us behind the pavilion for our version of a Drive in Movie!  Our large inflatable screen gives every seat in the house the perfect view.  Movie TBD. 

Gettysburg Events:  Corvettes at Carlisle   

August 30-Sept 2nd Labor Day Weekend  #LaborDayAR19

Join us for a patriotic weekend of fun to honor all American laborers.  This weekend is complete with a patriotic golf cart parade, live entertainment, hay rides, pancake breakfasts and more! 

Gettysburg Events:  Creature Feature Weekend

Details for Fall Weekend Events coming soon…

September 6-8 Chili Cook Off

September 13-15 Tailgate Party

September 20-22 Apple Harvest Weekend

September 27-29 Apple Harvest Weekend #2

October 4-6 Pink Out Weekend

October 11-13 Murder Mystery Night

October 18-20 Halloween

October 25-27 Halloween

($) designates a small fee involved.
Final weekend event schedules are available upon check-in.

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Gettysburg, PA 17325

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