Brighton / 401 KOA Holiday Events
Victoria Day Long Weekend
Our first long weekend of the season is always a blast! We will also have lots of fun activities to keep you busy all weekend long. Have you tried out our Passports to Fun? These are sticker collection books that you work all weekend to fill. Once it's full, you get a prize from us! We will also have crafts, wagon rides, ice cream socials, scavenger hunts, and to round out the weekend...fireworks! This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
Beer/Cider Tasting Weekend
There are so many local breweries and cider houses in the area that are phenomenal. Camp here this weekend and join in on our campground tasting Saturday night where we will have several different types for you to try. Make sure you get your tickets ahead of time since they are limited! We will also have lots of activities for kids to partake in if they come camping. We will have a craft, wagon rides, ice cream social, movie night, and scavenger hunts. Lots of fun for the whole family! This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
We like to dress up in costumes! Halloween is one of our favourite holidays, and being invited to costume parties as an adult always gets us excited. So, join in the fun and dress up with us. Saturday, we will have a dress-up day, and other special games will be arranged to bring out your superhero knowledge. We'll have a craft, movie night, wagon rides, and more! Ask for the schedule when you arrive so you can participate in everything.
Flashback to Music Weekend
We've decided to do a flashback to the '60s, '70s, or '80s. What era of music has been your favourite? Are Hippies and tie-dye or 80's hair bands your thing? We will make tie-dyed t-shirts in the morning - KOA white t-shirts will be available for $10 in both adult and kid sizes. We have organized a DJ to come and do a major dance party. Starting with a kids special party where he interacts and engages the kids in some fun dancing events and sing-alongs. Then he will just DJ the night away (only till the quiet time of course) for a dance party that adults and kids will enjoy. DJ Trevor is an incredible DJ, too. So much fun and so much energy. All the usual fun stuff to do, like craft time and scavenger hunts, will round out this weekend. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
Father's Day Weekend
This weekend is all about making the dads feel special. For craft time, you can make something special for your dad. We will have other games going on that dads and kids can play together, like scavenger hunts where you compete against your dad. To finish the day, we will be playing a movie. All of our normal activities will still be going on, like an ice cream social and wagon rides. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
Summer Olympics Weekend
This is our seventh annual Olympics on Saturday – filled with fun games for all ages of kids to participate in. Kids can compete against others to see who can play silly games better than anyone else. I mean, who doesn't need to know how to run with an egg on a spoon better than everyone else??? Now that summer is in full swing we will have fun activities all week long EVERY WEEK for the families to stay entertained. Pool games, craft times, unique scavenger hunts that are changed every week, movie nights, and of course wagon rides will round out the remainder of this week.
Canada Day Weekend
This weekend and the following week will be filled with entertainment. Now that school is out – every week will have daily activities to keep families (kids especially) entertained. We're going to have a Digital Scavenger Hunt to help you all commemorate a great week. BRING YOUR CAMERAS OR SMARTPHONES – This is a family competition. The first family to complete it wins a prize. To add to the fun we will create our own rockets and launch them off to see whose can go the highest. Other games, crafts, wagon rides, a movie night, and ice cream socials all make this an amazing week. Leave Your Rig is no longer available until after Labour Day.
Yeehaw to Summer/Cowboy Weekend
This weekend is all about cowboys and cowgirls. Put on your cowboy hats and pull up your boots as we do bull riding in the pool, lasso contests, and more. We'll have our regular activities follow the country theme as well, with a country craft and movie. Y'all don't wanna miss this. Wagon rides and all the regular scavenger games will also be happening all weekend long too. To keep your family entertained during a longer vacation – we will keep those games, movie nights, wagon rides and activities going all week long. There will be lots happening to keep your kids happy.
Wet and Wild Weekend
The weekend is always such a blast. We will be bringing out the slip 'n' slide, and we'll have a wet wagon ride as well. The wagon ride is especially fun – a huge water gun fight with water guns on the wagon and water guns on the ground. Bring your own water guns or water bottles (OR HOSES). We will continue having lots of water fun with games in the pool to add to our regular crafts and movies and scavenger games all week long.
Christmas In July Weekend
This is a great weekend at the park. It's still gorgeously hot out, yet we can feel like kids again waiting for Santa. Decorate your sites with as many lights and decorations as possible. We always do a second wagon ride on Saturday, once it gets dark, so that people can see the lights. (Still an early one for those kiddos that have to go to sleep early) A Secret Santa present exchange will have all the kids happy on Saturday. PLEASE BRING A PRESENT SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR CHILD, WRAPPED WITH THEIR NAME ON IT, TO GIVE OUT ON SATURDAY – Make it a secret, so each child gets something their parents know they want. Christmas-themed crafts will make everyone happy. To round out the weekend, we will continue our fun activities and events like crafts, movie night, ice cream social, wagon rides, etc.
Civic Long Weekend
Since it's one of the last long weekends of the summer, we try to pack it full of fun games and activities for all the kids to enjoy. We will have all of our scavenger hunts going on, movie nights, crafts, ice cream socials, and to round out the weekend, fireworks. And all week long we will have games and activities going on too. Movie nights, wagon rides, and pool games are all planned to help keep your family in the camping mood.
Come and enjoy our beach party to celebrate mid-summer. We will have beach-themed activities happening all weekend long, including craft time, organized activities, and even pool games in our super warm pool. To top off this weekend, we will have drinks around the pool while the games are going on. Relax and enjoy a Daiquiri or Pina Colada... how much more summer-y can you get? Children's versions of the drinks will be available as well. All of the regular activities are still going on; wagon rides, ice cream social, movie night, and scavenger hunts. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
Splash of Colour Weekend
We get huge rainbows in the sky over the campground quite often which causes everyone to just stop for a few minutes...it's so beautiful. So, what better way to spend a weekend than having some fun with colours. Tie-dying t-shirts or pillowcases will be an activity – white KOA shirts are available in the store for $10. During the weekend we will also have wagon rides, an ice cream social, and an outdoor movie night.
Please note – as most of our staff will be heading back to school we may not have as many activities during the week after this weekend. The passports to fun and games will still be available, but other activities and events will depend on staffing and scheduling. Contact us for more info.
Kid At Heart Weekend
I love face painting. And the artist we ask to come for the past four years is amazing. She will be returning again on Saturday– to turn every face into a work of art ($). The balloon artist – Jungle Jack - will also return, who does amazing renditions of Mermaids or any animal you like. So impressed by the talent in these two! To round out this weekend, we will have our regular scavenger games and passports to fun, movies, wagon rides, and ice cream socials.
Please note – as most of our staff will be heading back to school, we may not have as many activities during the week after this weekend. The passports to fun and games will still be available, but other activities and events will depend on staffing and scheduling. Contact us for more info.
Corn Roast Weekend
CORN!!!!!! This is fantastic corn that we source from a local farm. We usually go through 30-40 dozen every year!! Come and enjoy corn on the cob, freshly boiled for your enjoyment and coated in butter and salt. And free – what could be better? We also have some fun corny games to play and a corny craft. Movie night, wagon ride, ice cream social, and the rest are all still happening too.
Labour Day Long Weekend
This is a super fun weekend that brings lots of joy to families as the last "hurrah" right before the kids head back to school. We have our ever-so-popular rockets for kids to purchase and then blast them into the air. To avoid boredom, we will do other fun activities like scavenger hunts, a movie night, an ice cream social, etc. This is our last weekend of fireworks for the season. This is the first weekend of Leave Your Rig for the fall.
We will also begin to offer winterizing every Sunday from now until the end of the season (AND Monday on the Thanksgiving long weekend). You must sign up for a time slot in advance, so either leave a comment that you want winterizing when you book online or remember to let us know when you call in. Ask us for details.
KOA Rewards Weekend
Who loves FREE? This is an appreciation weekend where we treat all of our valued campers with a Free Saturday night. You must have a valid KOA Rewards account in order to get the free night. Lots of kids' activities and games are planned for this weekend. Wagon rides, crafts, movie night, ice cream social, etc. will happen all weekend long to keep everyone happy! This is a Leave Your Rig and Winterizing Weekend.
Wine Tasting Weekend
Since there are so many amazing local wineries, this weekend is always a camper favourite. We will again have our own wine tasting "where Jackie makes a complete fool of herself" for $25 per person. There will be a limited number of guests who can attend this event because we only have so much space in our rec hall. So, the first 40 people to sign up are IN. We will also have some kids' activities during the day to keep them entertained, like our crafts, ice cream social, and wagon rides. This is a Leave Your Rig and Winterizing Weekend.
Amazing Race Weekend
This will be our fifth Annual Amazing Race Weekend. We had so much fun with it in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 - that for some it's become a tradition to see if they can hold their title. The families who entered the contest all competed like crazy and really made our hearts proud. The events will be even more fun and exciting – not to mention challenging. Bring your “A” game if you want to have a chance to win. First prize will get 2 FREE NIGHTS of camping, second place 1 FREE NIGHT and third place receives a Campfire Kit (Wood and a Smore's Kit). This is a Leave Your Rig and Winterizing weekend.
1st Halloween Weekend
So, every year we have two Halloween weekends. One of them is a stand-alone weekend dedicated to Halloween, and the other is a doubleheader with Thanksgiving Sunday. As all of you have come to expect, this Halloween will not disappoint. Pumpkin carving, a late wagon ride for the families to see all the jack-o-lanterns lit up together, and afternoon trick or treating are all key factors in our Halloween weekends. Please remember to bring your costumes, candy for approximately 75-100 kids, and DECORATE YOUR SITES. This is a Leave Your Rig Weekend and a Winterizing Weekend.
Thanksgiving/2nd Halloween Long Weekend
This is an amazing weekend to remember all the things we have to be thankful for and a great way to end the 2022 camping season. Honestly, what better thing to be thankful for than spending time with family and eating Turkey? We have lots of fun events planned for this Thanksgiving Long Weekend: organized Thanksgiving-themed games, pumpkin carving, scavenger hunts/games, wagon rides, movie night, and the ultimate catered turkey dinner with all the fixings. And even more fun, it's also our second Halloween weekend – everything will be the same on Saturday as last weekend. Saturday is dedicated to Halloween and Sunday to Thanksgiving, including the delicious turkey dinner. This is a Leave Your Rig and Winterizing Weekend.
This weekend is focused on slowing down and celebrating the end of the 2022 season. We will still have scavenger hunts, a craft, ice cream social (while supplies last), movie night, and wagon rides. Our playgrounds and Bouncing Pillows will also still be open for one last play. This will be the last weekend we offer winterizing.