“It’s time to gather at the lake”

Family fun is full-time commitment for us at Keen Lake Resort, and our jam-packed Events Calendar is a reflection of our efforts to bring you and the family an amazing experience every week of the season. Find a weekend that strikes your fancy, then head over to our Reservations page to get on the calendar!

Please Note:

Weekly handouts of all events are available at the main office. Not all events and activities are listed. Events and activities are subject to change without notice and outdoor activities are weather-dependent. You can also call 570-488-6161 for more information on Activities or Reservations.


4/27-29: Open House

Complimentary Refreshments. Gas Saver begins!

5/4: Kentucky Derby Party

Kentucky Derby Hats off to heroes! The Kentucky Derby will be celebrating super heroes from all walks of life and so will we. Bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share. Derby Dollar Game. Prizes for Best Hats. Kid’s Horseshoe Tournament, Galapagos pony painting. Pony and Carriage rides. (Happy Trails Stables) ($)

5/11: I Am Momma, Hear Me Roar!

Relax, Renew, Roar... time for Moms! Massage a Minute ($) (Utopia Salon), Fruited Water, Mimosas and Snacks. Create Energizing Tub Teas, Jewelry Blingo with Glam, Glitz & Girls, Kids Make Gifts for Moms at Arts and Crafts. National Train Celebration in nearby Honesdale.

5/18: Brave of the Nation

10% savings on base camping rate for all military, fire department, corrections, and police camping guests upon presentation of valid ID (Not valid with other discounts.) Recognition Service for Armed Forces Presentation of the Colors, patriotic program, and cook out hosted by VFW Post 4712 and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA 22-9), Simpson, PA. Kid’s Fun Boot Camp—Obstacle Course, Search and Rescue, Spell Your Name Fitness Roulette--Earn Keen Lake Fitness Ranger Tags.

5/24-27: Memorial Day Weekend

Outdoor Solar Heated pool opens. Horseshoe tournament, Super Soaker Sunday, Fishing Derby, Foul Shooting, Kan Jam, Ceramics ($), Karaoke Throw Down—Individual and Group Challenge at the Red Barn—music provided by Encore DJs, Saturday Night Open Mic and Music with Mick, Fish for Free, 5/27.


5/31-6/2: Oh Say Can You Seed?

Fun in our Children’s Garden, Visit with our Fairy Garden Mother, Planting Parsley Cones. Learn about planting with a Master Gardener. Teen Splash Bash Pool Party.

7-9: All Star Sports

Slip and Slide Kickball, 200 Point Basket Ball Challenge, Tri-Athlon (running, biking, swimming). Open Mic and Music with Mick. Lions Club 5K, Pride and Patriotism Parade and Block Party (Waymart).

14-16: Wild, Wild West

Bicycle Rodeo, Nuggets of Gold Treasure Hunt, Buckin’ Bronco Water Challenge, Fishing Derby, Make Gifts for Dad at Arts & Crafts, Open Mic Night with Mick, Teen Pool Party. Roots & Rhythm Music & Art Festival (Honesdale).

21-23: Big Birthday Chillin’ & Grillin’ Beach Bash

Celebrating 65 years with community, family and friends! Keen Tweets, Time Capsule Burial, Face Painting, Gumball Lake, Keen Lake Trivia Challenge, and Cake! Carriage Rides (Happy Trails Stables$) Kick Off of 2019 Build a Meal Program, Music with Encore DJ’s.


6/27-7/1: Talk to Your Animals

Learn more about your pet! Featuring Animal expert Alan Finn, author of Teach Your Dog, Don’t Train, Animal Psychic Communicator Brenda Seldin, and Pet Activities with the Dessin Animal Shelter (Fund Raiser.) Pets at the Pet Beach Party (Sunday PM).

4-8: Fourth of July

3-night minimum stay. Fishing Derby; Ceramics ($). Live Music at the Red Barn with Third Nut, Horseshoe Tournament, Bike Parade, Fireworks nearby, Fish for Free July 4.

11-15: Flamingo-licious Beach Party

Don your grass skirts and leis for beachy fun! Coconut Bowling, Flamingo Ring Toss, Yegatta Regatta Boat Parade, Men’s Grass Skirt Hula Contest (Prizes!) and Belly Art. Music by Franki Carll Productions.

18-22: Princesses & Trolls and Once Upon a Time Adventures

Old King Cole’s Tournament, Run from the Bergen, Dragon Training School, Project Princess Runway, Princess and Troll Tea, Fairy Tale Ball. Music provided by Tech Shop DJs. Carriage Rides ($) (Happy Trails Stables.)

25-29: Amazing Races

Pokemon Search Race. Bike Races, Paper Plane Races, Matchbox Car Races and What a Drag Races! Teen Pool Party (Friday p.m.) Open Theater Movie, and Live Music.


1-5: Calling All Scallywags

Bring your best swagger for some pirate fun, Cardboard Boat Races, By Land and Sea Treasure Hunt, Pirate Ship Bouncy House, Beach Party with music by Tech Shop DJs. August 2 to August 10, Wayne County Fair, (Honesdale).

8-12: A Star is Born Keen Lake Talent Show

Music by Encore DJs! Get in touch with your inner muse. Curious Soul Photo Class ($). Sunday afternoon Paint and Sip. ($) (pre-registration required.) Open Air Movie: A Star is Born. Waystock Festival (Waymart.)

15-19: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Create your wand, Find your Wizarding House, brush up on Your Quidditch and meet some Fantastical beasts. Hunt for the fabled Sasquatch in our Fantastical Creature Hunt. Snakes and Scales presents rescued lizards, turtles, tortoises, and snakes. (sponsored by Slytherin House).

23-25: Zombie Apocalypse

It’s All About the Z’s. Makeup Artists on hand to create your Zombie or Fairy look ($), Zombie Games, Zombie Ball featuring the music of Tech Shop DJs. Fall Food Drive and Gas Saver Programs begin.

27-30: Languid Lake Days

Paddle a canoe; roast a hot dog, read under a tree. Your time is your own. Seize the day. (Value camp rates.)


8/30 - 9/2: Labor Day

Fishing Derby, Horseshoe Tournament, 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament, Balloon Splatter Art, Silly Team Races, Live Music at the Pavilion with the Perpetual Friday Band

7-8: Fall in Love with Fall

It’s a perfect time to enjoy a couple’s get-away. Enjoy a massage with the staff from Utopia ($) and an early evening wine tasting featuring Antler Ridge Wineries award-winning vino. Organized games for kids. Adult Pool Party (Fri. PM) Open Mic and Music with Mick.

12-14: A Lotta Chicken Little Fun

Egg Hunt, Chuck the Chicken, Visit from the Great Chicken, Little Red Hen handprint Art, Chicken Dance Competition, Annual Chicken Barbecue ($). Advance reservations required by Sept. 10. Karoke Dance Party, Music provided by Encore DJs.

20-21: S’more Fall Fun

Pumpkin Pie Play Doh, Sip and Paint Fall Art ($) Food Pantry Fundraiser with Bonnie Black Edwards, Sculpting demonstration with Michael Kopa, Sing A Long at Beach Fire Pit (Bring your guitars!) Campfire and Build a S’more.

27-28: Pass the Pigskin and Potato Salad

A Weekend of Gridiron fun. Flag Football, Corn Hole, Yard Pong and More Annual Tail Gate Party—bring a dish to pass. Wear a jersey and root for your team!


5-6: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

A visit to the Children’s Garden Pumpkin patch to weigh the Great Pumpkin. It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Kid’s Party, Pumpkin painting, games, and treats. Scarecrow Contest! We’ll provide the stakes and straw. Photos posted on Facebook to determine winner. Prizes. Last Ceramics of the Season.

11-14: Halloweiner Fun!

Halloween crafts, stories, and games, Costume Parade. Halloween Dance Music provided by Encore DJs. Pumpkin carving and painting! (Weiners and refreshments served.) Children’s Garden Activities—putting the garden to bed. Reserve a spot on the Steamtown (888-693-9391) Fall Foliage Excursions. Steamtown Marathon. Honesdale Harvest and Heritage Days.