Coloma / St. Joseph KOA Holiday Events
Opening Weekend Spring Fling
Celebrate the end of you cabin fever and allow us and our staff to welcome you as one of the first guests of the 2022 camping season! Free donuts and coffee will be provided on Saturday morning. Nearly all guests will also receive a supply of free kindling at every site, from the sticks and twigs we or you pick up around the grounds :-) - No foraging in the wood, please. Discounted, non-peak season rates will apply.
KOA Care Camps Weekend
Camp for a cause and help raise money for KOA's official charity, KOA Care Camp. This program provides kids with cancer with a camping experience at specialized campgrounds across North America. Campers who stay with us as paying guests on Friday, May 13, will receive their stay on Saturday May 14, for just $20.00. We then donate 100% of the $20 to the KOA Care Camps Trust Fund.
Memorial Day - Start of Summer Celebration
As we kick off what many consider the first weekend of summer, let's honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice so that we could enjoy the blessings of freedom. The weekend includes our holiday weekend charity pancake breakfast to benefit KOA Care Camps, family-friendly activities, and our first Outdoor Family Movie Night for the season.
Father's Day Weekend
Christmas in July
Christmas comes to town in what promises to be a joyous weekend. Time with families will be memorable as campers are encouraged to decorate their sites with lights and decorations. Votes will be cast to choose the best site! Craft time, holiday-themed games, Outdoor Family Movie Night and even a visit from our own Santa Clause are expected.
Labor Day Weekend
Celebrate all your hard work and the final weekend before the fall schedule kicks back into session full-swing. Our holiday pancake breakfast starts off your Sunday. During the weekend, kids will enjoy making a craft, barrel train rides and our final Outdoor Family Movie Night of the season. The weekend will end with our annual glow stick parade around the campground and a fun dance party.
KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend
KOA Rewards members get a FREE night! Allow us to show our appreciation for the loyalty our Reward members have shown all year. Stay with us on Friday, September 10, and get Saturday night free! The weekend events include a donuts on Saturday morning, and a craft time for everyone young and old. Note: Must have enrolled as a KOA Rewards member prior to arrival. (UPDATE: Due to anticipated staff shortages during our fall season, we are no longer planning a pancake breakfast on Saturday as previously advertised. Instead, fresh baked donuts will be made on Saturday morning instead of Sunday.)
Halloween Harvest Weekend #1 (Pumpkin Craft)
Fall camping brings more memories as we enjoy cooler temperatures. Due to popular demand, this year we will hold three Halloween Harvest Weekends. During Week #1, guests are encouraged to decorate their camp sites, owners will choose a winner for the best site. Fun for all ages will be had with a pumpkin painting craft time for the whole family. Let the fun continue as you take them home with you to enjoy throughout the fall. (Please note: All supplies are provided and a nominal fee will be charged for this craft.) Later in the day, everyone is encouraged to wear fun costumes to participate in a campground parade with "trailer-treating" at night.
Halloween Harvest Weekend #2 (Scarecrow Craft)
Fall camping brings more memories as we enjoy cooler temperatures. Due to popular demand, this year we will hold three Halloween Harvest Weekends. During Week #2, guests are encouraged to decorate their camp sites, owners will choose a winner for the best site. Fun for all ages, a craft time will involve building your own scarecrow that you can enjoy for the weekend and even take home with you to enjoy throughout the fall. (Please note: In order to make this a FREE activity, guest are asked to bring their own clothes and a pillow case for the scarecrow, Straw and frame materials will be provided at no cost.) Later in the day, everyone is encouraged to wear fun costumes to participate in a campground parade with "trailer-treating" at night.
Halloween Harvest Weekend #3 (Chili Cook-Off)
Fall camping brings more memories as we enjoy cooler temperatures. Guests are encouraged to prepare their famous chili recipes for this charity event (KOA Care Camps). Participants and hungry campers are invited to enjoy our forth annual Chili Cook-off competition. Guests are also encouraged to decorate their camp sites, and wear fun costumes to participate in a campground parade and "trailer-treating" at night.
In addition to this being our last weekend as we concluded the 2021 season, so we look forward to having you join us before we bid all our guests a fond farewell.
Local Area Events
Antiques on the Bluff- St. Joseph
Antiques on the Bluff is back! This popular community event is held along tree lined Lake Bluff Park, overlooking Lake Michigan. This antique show is a premier event for St. Joseph and antiquers around Southwest Michigan!Located in Lake Bluff Park the show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month May-October.Rain or shine event.
2022 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship - Benton Harbor
The Golf Course at Harbor Shores, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, will reunite golfing enthusiasts when they once again host the Senior Professional Golf Championship. With its challenging holes and stunning views of Lake Michigan, golf fans will be able to enjoy seeing some of the greatest names in golf showcase their skills on this Jack Nicklaus-design course. Less than 8 miles from our campground, golf fans will find unparalleled convenience traveling to and from this professional sporting event while staying in the comfort of their own RV or in one of our 20 lodging options. You'll want to book early as this event runs into the Memorial Day weekend.