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Holiday Event Weekends!

Powder Horn has lots of fun planned for the summer of 2020!

Weekly activities listings are always available at the office, or you can look over our activities calendar to stay up to date on what’s happening at Powder Horn!

Memorial Day (5/22 – 5/24)

  • Kick off the summer camping season with us at Powder Horn Family Camping Resort. There is plenty of family fun to experience at our first holiday weekend of the summer! 
  • Join us Saturday from 2-4pm on the activity field for bounce houses and games.

 Fourth of July (7/03 – 7/05)

  • Join us for a weekend filled with RED, WHITE, and BLUE!
  • Saturday Festival 
    • Face painting 
    • Bounce houses
    • Yard games
    • Beverages 
    • And loads of fun!
  • Sunday Outdoor Movie Night
    • Despicable Me 
  • During the weekends we have tons of cool events to attend!
    • Food Trucks
    • 50/50’s for GREAT causes – try to win some cash as well
    • Fitness Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
    • Nightly shows and activities 
  • We also have tons of fun activities during the week!
    • Red, White, and Blue tie dye at the Activities Field July 1st from 12:30 – 3:30pm
    • Bike Decorating Contest at the Activities Field July 4th from 12:30 – 1:30pm. You’ll parade around the campground and come back to see who has the best decorated bike!

 Wet n Wacky! (7/17 – 7/19)

  •  Join us for a weekend soaked in fun! WET, AND WACKY!
  • Saturday from 2-4pm at the activities field:
    • Water slides, slip n slides
    • Sprinklers
    • Lots of soaking fun!
  • Night Activities Include:
    • Friday: Candy Bar Bingo 
    • Saturday: Animal Adventures 
    • Sunday Outdoor Movie Night: Finding Dory 

 Halloween Weekend (7/31 – 8/02)

  • The first weekend in August brings back our most popular weekend: Halloween. Come ready to decorate your site in the spookiest fashion.
  • Our Halloween Party kicks off Saturday in the Function Hall from 2 – 4 pm. This will be our first ever spooky maze, so make sure you come ready to get your socks spooked off!
  • Our costume contest judging starts at 4:30 pm out on the Activity Field. Come dressed in your favorite costume and stay to see who wins! Dress up with your furry friends (there will be a pet category this year).
  • Don’t forget the candy; you will have the chance to hand out candy to lucky trick-or-treaters between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
    • Remember to get your orange balloon from the Office by Saturday afternoon so kids know it’s okay to stop by your site.
    • PLEASE NOTE: Staff will not be present for trick-or-treating, make sure any children ages 12 & under are supervised by a parent or guardian. Only sites with balloons are  participating in trick-or-treating, please do not disturb sites without orange balloons. 
  • Make sure you bring Halloween decorations from home! You’ll have the chance to win some great Powder Horn Prizes!
  • Night Activities Include: 
      • Friday: Band and S’Mores in the activities field
      • Saturday: Mad Science 
      • Sunday Outdoor Movie Night: Monsters University 

Beach Bum Christmas Weekend (8/14 – 8/16)

  • Come sit by Santa Clause! Whether you’re naughty or nice, Santa will give you a little gift on your way out of the celebration
  • Our Christmas Celebration is Saturday from 2 – 4pm with carriage rides with Santa from 4 – 6pm. Site decorating contest starting at 7:30pm and ending at 8:30pm.
    • Photos with Santa Clause and The Grinch 
    • Christmas Ornament Craft
    • Sugar cookie decorating
    • Hot Chocolate! 
    • Christmas classics on the big screen!
  • Fitness in the mornings so you can work off all the treats you ate the day before!
  • Night Activities Include:
      • Friday: Candy Bar Bingo
      • Saturday: Magic of the Steel Graves
      • Sunday Outdoor Movie Night: The Christmas Story

Labor Day Weekend (9/04 – 9/06) 

  • Labor Day has loads of extra fun!
  • Saturday from 2 – 4pm we have our fun celebration out on the Activity Field
    • Bounce house
    • Obstacle course
    • Face painting
    • Yard games
  • Sunday we host our famous family olympics! Parents pair up with their children for some friendly competition
    • Balloon toss
    • Relay race
    • Sack race
  • And lots more! You really won’t want to miss this weekend

Harvest Fest Weekend (10/09- 10/11)

  • Our last weekend for the season is very mellow but enjoyable
  • Sunday will be filled with loads of fall fun!
    • Hayride
    • Pumpkin patch
    • Pumpkin painting
  • The whole family will have something to do while enjoying themselves


Important Information on All Special Events

  • During all special event weekends there will be no 9 AM to 12 PM kid’s activities on Saturday mornings as there are special planned events throughout the day. Please advise that these events are for the entire family and children 12 & under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.  Food and beverages will be provided by Powder Horn Activities only while supplies last. In order to be eligible for prizes and grab bags, you must sign-in during the first half hour of the event.  Participants arriving after the first half hour may participate in events but are not guaranteed prizes.  
  • Please pickup an activity listing at the office during your stay as dates and times are subject to change.  For the most up to date information and accurate times check the board outside the office upon check-in.  All events are free of charge excluding; outside food vendors, and the purchase of a Powder Horn t-shirts during tie dye events.


As always we aim to offer exciting family friendly events at all times. We encourage and greatly value participants’ feedback. Our office staff is available to field comments or complaints. Comment cards are available by our courtesy phone, you may also receive a survey after your stay.

Your time and attention will help us make our resort offerings better each year!