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 15th-17th: Discounted Weekend!- What’s Up, Doc?
Welcome back! Enjoy Easter weekend at Nelson’s with your family to start the camping season.

April 22nd-April 24th: Half-Price Weekend!- Gone, Camping
Celebrate this weekend with half-price camping. We will have crafts, games, scavenger hunts, and some of your camping favorites.

April 29th-May 1st: Hoppin’ thru Spring
Spring is in the air, and we are hip hoppin’ at Nelson’s. Enjoy Scavenger hunts, crafts, and springtime games.



May 6th-8th: Happy Mother’s Day- Love You To The Moon And Back!
This Mother’s Day weekend, we want to celebrate all of our moms. Enjoy crafts, mommy and me games, and a mom’s only celebration.

May 13th-15th: Wonka’s Golden Ticket
Will you find the golden ticket? This weekend you can enjoy chocolate and candy of all kinds with our golden ticket hunt and crafts for all ages. Mr. Magic is even stopping by for a family magic show.

May 20th-22nd: Half-Price Weekend!- Bingo Bonanza!
Bingo and a half-price weekend, what could be better. We are doing all things bingo this weekend so get those daubers ready!

May 27th-30th: Memorial Day Weekend Book Early!- Honoring Our Heroes!
Let’s celebrate our Hero’s this Memorial Day weekend. We will have food trucks, family games, a scavenger hunt, DJ Jazzy Kat, and a mini-golf party with Carnival Party LLC.



June 3rd-5th: Discounted Weekend!- Bubbling Over At Nelson’s!
June is here, and we are celebrating with bubbles. Mr. Magic is back with a family magic show, and there will be scavenger hunts, bubble crafts, and more family fun.

June 10th-12th: Gone Fishin’
Will you catch the biggest fish? Join us for a fishing contest and other fishy games.

June 17th-19th: Happy Father’s Day- Super Daddio!
Time to celebrate Dad! Bring dad camping this Father’s Day and enjoy crafts, games with dad, and family game night with Weatherdog.

June 24th-26th: YoHo! A Pirate’s Life For Me!
Can you find the buried treasure? This weekend is all about pirates and finding treasure. Carnival Party LLC will also be bringing a giant Lego party.



July 1st-4th: 4th of July Weekend Book Early!- Red, White, And Cool!
Enjoy the 4th of July with red, white, and blue games, cool scavenger hunts, DJ Weatherdog, and DJ Jazzy Kat.

July 8th-10th: Dreaming Of A Weekend Getaway
Time to sit back and relax as we enjoy a weekend away. Enjoy family games, crafts for all ages, and a trip to dreamland.

July 15th-17th: Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
Ready for a weekend of camping fun? Start the day off with a cornhole tournament and end with giant Candyland presented by Carnival Party LLC.

July 22nd-24th: Dashing Through The Snow
Christmas in July, what could be better? Sandman building contests, candy cane hunts, site decorating, and DJ Weatherdog are just a few things we have in store.

July 29th-31st: Peace, Love, And Camp!
Celebrate the summer with crafts for all ages, scavenger hunts, a watermelon carving contest, and DJ Jazzy Kat.



August 5th-7th: Family Carnival
Enjoy some good old-fashioned fun during our annual family carnival.

August 12th-14th: It’s A Beagle’s Life!
Who doesn’t love to camp with a dog? Enjoy a pet costume contest, make a pet portrait, and watch a movie in the field.

August 19th-21st: Rumble In The Jungle
Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my. This weekend, we are exploring the jungle with a campground safari, crafts for all ages, and some summer fun.

August 26th-28th: Discounted Weekend!- Pandora’s Box
It’s a discounted weekend, and anything can happen when we find Pandora’s Box. So join us for some family games, scavenger hunts, and enjoy music by DJ Jazzy Kat.



September 2nd-5th:Labor Day Weekend Book Early!- Time Warp
Labor Day weekend is here, and we are going back in time. Enjoy food trucks, mini golf with Carnival Party, and music by Weatherdog.

September 9th-11th: Half-Price Weekend!- S’more Camping!
Half-price camping, what could be better! It’s Grandparents’ Weekend, and we want to celebrate with cards, coloring, crafts, and more!

September 16th-18th: Howdy Y’all!
Get your cowboy boots ready for some fall fun. Enjoy a lasso competition, crafts for all ages, and Weatherdog.

September 23rd-25th: Leaves & Laughter
Fall is in the air, and we are celebrating with you. Join our vendors, food trucks, and enjoy some games as we bring back our fall fest.

September 30th – October 2nd: Discounted Weekend!- Let’s Get Crafty!
Time to get crafty! Get your glue guns, crayons, and makers ready as we create some fall décor.



October 7th-10th: Columbus Day Weekend Book Early!- A Bloody Good Time!
It’s that time of year again to celebrate Halloween. Trick or treating, site decorating contests, costume contests, Boo bowling, DJ Weatherdog, and pumpkin decorating are just a few things we have planned for our final camping weekend.

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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