Our Events




What could be better than ice cold ice cream in the middle of the dog days of summer? Join us this weekend for a memorable Ice Cream Social. Kick back and enjoy everything the campground has to offer. 


Christmas is magical, especially in the land of Rip Van Winkle! Bring your Holiday Spirit and decorations! We will be featuring our popular site decorating contest, and coloring contest just for kids.   While you are wandering around the park be on...


For 50 years we have had the pleasure of making camping memories for you, 'our camping family'. This weekend we will look to take a walk down memory lane, reflect on where we started, revel in what the campground has become today, and dream about wha...



Held just down the road in New Paltz, NY since 1886 the Ulster County Fair is one of those summer events that just can't be missed! The fair has something for everyone including: Daily entertainment Notable evening headline acts  Vast agricultu...


Come make a splash! This week will feature pool games, music, snacks and so much fun you won't want to leave!


If you spent some time with us for the Ulster County Fair then you will know how to ge to this amazing Ribs Festival! Held at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz, NY by The Highland Rotary Club, IHeart Media and Hannaford this is the 12th year...


Where can you watch a calf be born, go to a concert, go on amusement park rides, all while drinking a fresh-from-the-cow milkshake? The Dutchess County Fair! The amazing things to see and do at the Fair don't end there! Visit the Dutchess County Fair...



Come enjoy the last long weekend of summer with us. Enjoy our trout fishing, Bass fishing, pedal boats, horseshoes, hayrides, bingo, RC track (bring your own cars), outdoor games, swimming, bingo, arcade, and movies.


A celebration of the gourmet lifestyle in the Hudson Valley, this festival features hundreds of wines from all over New York and the world, with more than 100 gourmet specialty food, fine art, and lifestyle vendors, food sampling from some of the reg...


Summer goes by quickly, so enjoy it while you can. Take a hike on one of the many hiking trails in the area. Letterbox, GeoCache, swim, shop or go sightseeing! Ice Cream Social on Saturday ($).


What's more fun than halloween?  Two halloweens!  Bring your decorations and costumes and join us for a site decorating contest, a halloween parade, trick-or-treating, and a haunted trail or house at the Rip Van Winkle Campground Halloween Celebratio...



No need to worry about any vampires in the campground this weekend!  For over 25 years The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival has grown to be an amazing festival. Crowds have been tallied at over 50,000 making this Saugerties event is not one you want to...


Come on out and celebrate one of the last great camping weekends this season! Enjoy reflecting on the season as the warmth of the campfire helps to take the crisp fall chill out of the air. 


Join us for our end of season bonfire extravaganza weekend!