Events Calendar

Weekends Were Meant for Camping and Celebrating

Book your stay during one of our themed weekend events and experience a family-fun extravaganza featuring activities for all ages! Enjoy arts and crafts, games, contests, music, food, live entertainment, and so much more!


April 14th – April 16th: Welcome Back, Peeps!
Join us for our opening weekend of the 2023 camping season. Join your camping friends to enjoy crafts, games and more!

April 21st – April 23rd: What a One-derful World!
There is no better way to celebrate Earth Day than a family camping trip to Nelson’s.

April 28th – April 30th: Life’s a Paw-Ty!
Pets love to camp too. Join us for silly games, crafts and a fur- tastic weekend.


May 5th – May 7th: Camping is Spec-Taco-Ular!
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with us here at Nelson’s. We will have themed games, crafts and more family fun!

May 12th – May 14th: Most Outstanding Mother
This weekend we are all about mom! We have a special mom’s only event, family crafts and more Mother’s Day fun.

May 19th – May 21st : Living like a Millionaire!
It’s Game Time! Vision and Sound are bringing the game show to Nelson’s and we will see who is the big winner!

May 26th – May 28th: Honoring Our Heroes!
Memorial Day weekend is here and we are honoring all of our heroes. We will have music, games, bingo, scavenger hunts, and crafts for all ages.


June 2nd – June 4th: Ahoy Mate!
It’s time to go cruisin’ with your camping friends. We will be making boats, finding treasure and more!

June 9th – June 11th: Splish Splash, Quack Quack!
Celebrate Donald Duck day with us. We will have a splashing good time with crafts, games, and some wild fun.

JUNE 16th – June 18th: Plot Twist!
Time for a weekend twist. There will be puzzles, crazy games and maybe a surprise twist.

June 23rd – June 25th: Bingo Is My Thingo!
Bingo time! This weekend we are all about bingo.


June 30th – July 3rd: Painting The Roses Red!
4th of July is coming and we are heading into the rabbit hole. We will have music, Valentine’s themed games and crafts.

July 7th – July 9th: (4th of July) Let’s Rock!
Time to rock with DJ Weatherdog and enjoy crafts of all ages, family games and more!

July 14th – July 16th: Sugar Rush!
All things sugar rush, candy scatters, gingerbread house creating, ice cream , candy bingo and much more!

July 21st – July 23rd : Jingle & Mingle!
Join us as we celebrate Christmas in July with holiday hunts, Christmas games, and crafts.

July 28th – July 30th: Wet and Wild!
Bring your towels because we are all about water games this weekend.


August 4th – August 6th: Life is Better in Technicolor!
Start August off with a colorful camping weekend. Join us for Color wars, paint parties and more!

August 11th – August 13th: Glow Crazy!
It’s your time to glow! Enjoy a lollipop flashlight hunt, a glow party and more!

August 18th – August 20th: Let’s Bounce!
Get ready to jump, bounce and hop your way into the weekend.

August 25th – August 27th: Game on!
TIme to show off your skills with board games, video games, giant games and more!


September 1st – September 4th: Flash Back!
Labor Day weekend is here and we are going back to the 80’s. We will have music, family games, crafts for all ages, bingo and more!

September 8th – September 10th: Friendsgiving at Nelsons!
Join us this weekend as we come together for a friendsgiving potluck.

September 15th – September 17th: Stomping Good Fun!
Get your dancing shoes on and join us for some line dancing fun with DJ Jazzy Kat.

September 22nd – September 24th: Over the Rainbow
Time to follow the yellow brick road as we turn Nelson’s into our own camping wonderland.

September 29th – October 1st : Flannel Fling!
We are ready for all things fall so get the flannel ready and come enjoy the fun!


October 6th – October 9th: Join Us for a Ghostly Affair!
Columbus Day weekend is here and we are celebrating with all things spooky. We will have trick or treating, spooky games, costume contests and more!

Activities may vary. Please call for more information. All events are for campers, seasonal guests and/or their registered visitors only.

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Nelson's Family Campground 71 Mott Hill Road
East Hampton, CT 06424

(860) 267-5300

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