“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.


4/28-29: Open House

Complimentary Refreshments. Gas Saver begins!

5/5: Talk Derby to Me

Kentucky Derby Paddock Party, Bring an hors d’ouevre to pass and your favorite beverage, Derby Dollar Games, Kid’s horseshoe tournament, Gallapalooza ponies at Arts and Crafts. Carriage and Pony Rides/Happy Trails Stables. AM Seasonal Meeting, Build a Meal Kick Off sponsored by Bread Basket of Northeastern PA.

5/12: Calm for Mom

Tea tasting and tea party with Cathleen Rivera, Loose Leaf Pages Tea, Mom’s Only Massage a Minute ($) (Utopia Salon) and Rejuvenating Beverages. Make Tub Teas for Moms. Waymart Area Parties in the Park Flea Market (Waymart).

5/19: From Sea to Shining Sea

Recognition Service for Armed Forces (10% savings on base camping rate for all military camping guests upon presentation of valid ID). Celebrating National Train Day and all things train in nearby Honesdale.

5/25-28: Memorial Day Weekend

Outdoor Solar Heated pool opens, Horseshoe tournament, Super Soaker Sunday, National Poppy Day Celebration at Children’s Garden, Sack Races and Outdoor Games, Karaoke Throw Down Group & Individual), Fishing Derby, Foul Shooting, Kan Jam, Ceramics ($), Dance at the Red Barn—music provided by Encore DJs. Fish for Free, 5/27.


2-3: It’s Lake Time

Angling Expert Landon Firmstone will introduce new anglers to the wonderful world of fishing. Bring a fishing pole and get ready to spend some time at the lake. Popsicle stick raft races. Anglers save 20% on Keen Lake Boat rentals.

9-10: The Very, Very Big Games Family Tournament

Giant Jenga, Yard Ball, Giant Twister, Slip and Slide Kickball, Giant Bubbles, Take Selfies at Family Fun Photo Booth, Lions Club 5K, Pride and Patriotism Parade and Block Party (Waymart).

16-17: King of the Lake

Fishing Derby, Make Gifts for Dad at Arts & Crafts, King of the Lake Fun-athalon--Winner takes the Crown. King of the Lake Photo Booth Selfies, Roots & Rhythm Music & Art Festival (Honesdale.)

22-23: The Seeds We Eat

Fun in the Children’s Garden, A Visit with our Fairy Gardenmother, Planting Parsley Cones, Farm to Table Adventure with Cathy Long, Master Gardener, Teen Splash, Bash Pool Party. First Ceramics of the Season.


6/29-7/5: May the Fourth Be With You (3-night min. stay)

Fishing Derby; Ceramics ($) Intergalactic Light Saber Parade (dress as your favorite SW character, optional); Jedi Training Course, Light Saber Duels, June 30 Live Music at the Red Barn with Third Nut, Horseshoe Tournament, Bike Parade, Take Selfies in our Star Wars photo booth. Fireworks nearby, Fish for Free July 4.

6-9: Ho Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sun Beach Party

Pirate Bouncy Ship, Bucket Brigade, Super Soaker battle, Floating Islands, Sponge Bombs, Beach Party Music provided by Tech Shop DJs. Build-A-Meal Collection to benefit the Bread Basket of Northeast PA.

12-16: Grinchmas in July

A Who-liday Celebration. Site Decorating Contest, Reindeer Games, Elf Workshops, Ugly Sweater Parade! Visit with the Grinch, Rocking Around the Christmas Tree Talent Show. Music provided by Encore DJs.

19-23: Once Upon an Adventure

Battle dragons, trolls, & more in the Quest—a campground-wide adventure. Mermaid scavenger hunt, Princess Tea Party, Dragon training, Fairytale Ball. Music provided by Tech Shop DJs. Carriage Rides Happy Trails Stables ($)

26-30: Superhero Olympics

Athletic competitions for all ages. Triathlon. Swimming, Field and Events, Basketball, Canoe Races, Batmobile Obstacle Course, Spiderman Challenge, Glow Stick Superhero Costume Parade. Live Music provided by Third Nut. Waystock Festival, July 28 & 29 (Waymart).


2-6: Rock Around the Clock Beach Party

Splash back to the 50’s with a rollicking beach party, music provided by Frankie Carll Productions, Cardboard Boat Races, Limbo contests, Silly Sunglasses, Hula Hoop Challenge, Corcl Games, Belly Art, August 3 to August 11, Wayne County Fair, (Honesdale).

9-13: Wizards, Witches, Warts, & Webs

Friendly Halloween Fun! Site Decorating Contest, Halloween Crafts and Stories and Games, Trick or Treat Costume Parade (Treats handed out along the parade route only) and Halloween Dance Music provided by Encore DJs.

16-20: All Star Sports

Annual 200 Point Basketball Tournament, Soccer sessions for ages 2-13 with Pierre Pont, Regional Director, Soccer Shots, Slip and Slide Kickball, Softball, Volleyball, Kayak races and a world of sports fun! Teen Pool Party.

24-26: Zombie Apocalypse

It’s All About the Z’s, Makeup Artists on hand to create your Zombie look ($), Zombie Games, Zombie Scavenger Hunt, Fall Food Drive begins. Zombie Food Pantry Collection Dance Party— Bring canned or boxed food to donate to our local food pantry. Fall Gas Saver Program begins.

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 rates.)


8/31 - 9/3: Labor Day

Fishing Derby, Horseshoe Tournament, 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament, Balloon Splatter Art, Last Ceramics of the Season, Karaoke Dance Party Music provided by Encore DJs.

8-9: Camp Magic

Attend magic camp with master illusionist Brent Kessler and secure your place in the Keen Lake Magician’s Talent Show followed by Brent’s Mind Tease Magic Show, Bubble Magic, Farm to Table Magic—Edible Harvest Fun from our Children’s Garden.

15-16: Apples to Apples

Apple Stamp Art, Johnny Appleseed Games, Apples to Apples Scavenger Hunt, Annual Chicken Barbecue ($). Advance reservations required by Sept. 10. Music provided by Encore DJs.

22-23: Pass the Pigskin & Potato Salad

A weekend of gridiron fun—Flag Football, Corn Hole, Yard Pong, Pocket Pass and more! Annual Tail Gate Party—bring a dish to pass. Wear your favorite jersey and root for your team.

29-30: It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Pumpkin Bowling, Fortune Pumpkins, Hay Rides, Face Painting, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Kid’s Party, Adult Hallo-wine Pumpkin Carving Social.


6-7: Columbus Weekend

Trick or Treat Costume Parade, Costume Halloween Party, Refreshments. Horseshoe Tournament, Hay Rides, Pumpkin painting, and more Fall Fun! Music provided by Tech Shop DJs.
Reserve a spot on the Steamtown (1 -888-693-9391) Fall Foliage Excursions. Steamtown Marathon. Honesdale Harvest and Heritage Days. Waymart Fall Festival (10/8).