Calendar of Events

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Yep, you heard right! From April through October 2016, Cherrystone has loads of fun activities that anyone
and everyone will enjoy. Check out the schedule and book your trip now. We won’t start without you!

April Events

Easter Clam RoastApril 8th - 10th

This fun-filled weekend features our popular Clam Roast. Activities include an Easter Egg hunt and other fun filled Easter activities. Sunday morning church service will be followed by free coffee and donuts.

Package includes the site type of your choice for Friday and Saturday nights, and 2 tickets to the Clam Roast. Reservations are limited, so plan early to join us.

May Events

May 6th-8th
Cherrystone’s 52nd Anniversary Celebration & MOTHER'S DAY Weekend

This special surprise weekend package features fun family activities including mother & child pedal boat races, live entertainment, and a special Sunday morning breakfast for Mom at the Little Neck Cafe. Our anniversary gift to you, our guest, is one free night’s site fee. Pay for Friday and receive Saturday night free. Also look for discounts in our General Store and Bait and Tackle Shop.


Memorial Day WeekendMay 27th-30th (3 nights)

SUMMER IS HERE, and Memorial Day Weekend is going to be a blast. First is the annual Memorial Day Open Air Market. Do your spring cleaning and sell your unwanted treasures here, or just come on down to find a great bargain. Open Air Market spaces available through the Welcome Center.

On Sunday, don’t miss the Memorial Day Parade. Decorate your bike or yourself and march to honor those who have served and protected our nation.

June Events


Cherrystone Weekend Events

June 3rd-5th CHOCOHOLICS' Weekend

This weekend, it’s all about your sweet tooth. If you’re a chocolate addict, you won’t want to miss this! We guarantee, you’ve never encountered chocolate quite like this.


June 10th-12th
WIZARDS' Weekend

Calling all Wizards! Cherrystone invites you to hop on your broom and attend our very own Wizards’ weekend. Of course, all you Muggles are welcome, too. This spellbinding weekend includes a wizard’s costume contest and a magical quest.


June 17th-19th
FATHER'S DAY WeekendCherrystone Western Weekend Event

There’s no better way to celebrate Dad’s special day than a trip to Cherrystone Family Camping Resort for a weekend of activities planned with Dad in mind. There will be Pedal Boat Races, live entertainment on Saturday night and a Sunday morning breakfast for Dad in the Little Neck Cafe.


June 24th-26th

Attention all cowpokes, grab your boots and cowboy hat and mosey on over to the Cherrystone Ranch for a weekend of western fun. There will be pony rides, a mechanical bull, and western fun for the whole family!

July Events

1950s rock-n-roll weekend eventJuly 1st-4th

Come celebrate America’s birthday dressed as your favorite American hero at our Independence Day costume contest. You won’t want to miss our Independence Day Parade and fireworks!


July 8th-10th
ROCK & ROLL Weekend

We’re turning back the clock to the 1950’s with an old fashioned sock hop and costume contest as you jitterbug the night away! You’ll have a blast with this weekend’s far out activities and contests!


July 15th-17th
Superhero Weekend

Superhero's Weekend
Your favorite superheros will gather for this exciting weekend. Challenge your knowledge of our favorite caped crusader and see if you have what it takes to join the ranks in our ‘Super Hero Boot Camp’.


July 22nd-24th
Circus Weekend

Ah, those great memories of going to the circus as a kid. Well, the circus is back and better than ever at Cherrystone. We’ll have all your favorite games for a weekend just like you remember!


July 29th-31st
RACE Weekend

Attention all race fans! Speed to Cherrystone for a weekend of race activities for thewhole family. Wear the logos and colors of your favorite driver at our Race Outfit Contest. We’ll also have our own Cherrystone 500 race.

August Events

Pirate Weekend CherrystoneAugust 5th-7th
ISLAND Weekend

Don’t miss this weekend of fun, island style! This action-packed weekend includes a best island outfit contest and lei making. Live entertainment rounds out this exciting weekend you won’t want to miss.


August 12th-14th
PIRATE'S Weekend

Ahoy Mates! Escape the gallows and come aboard for Pirates’ Weekend. Seaworthy activities include the search for Blackbeard’s treasure, costume contests, construction of your own “Pirate Ship on Wheels”, plus the Pirate Parade featuring Blackbeard himself


Pirate Weekend CherrystoneAugust 19th-21st
FIESTA Weekend

Join us for a weekend of Mexican fiesta fun! Plenty of fiesta themed activities including a pinata! For those who dare, there will also be a taco-eating contest. It’s fiesta fun for the entire family.


August 24th & 31st

Stay at Cherrystone on our Wild Wednesdays and you will be eligible for our Wild Wednesday drawing! Prizes include site discounts, Cherrystone merchandise, free golf cart rental and more! You must be staying a minimum of 3 nights to be eligible.


August 26th-28th

Attention all budding astronauts; this weekend is for you! Enjoy space-oriented activities such as making your own bottle rocket!

September Events

Labor Day WeekendSeptember 2nd-5th (3 nights)

It’s Mardi Gras time at Cherrystone! Say “so long” to summer with a fun-filled family celebration. There will be family games including our Mardi Gras costume contest, king cake and parade. Help us crown our new King Stone and Queen Cherry as we say good-bye to summer. Also look for special discounts on Cherrystone souvenirs.


September 6th through 29th

Camp with us September 6th - 29th and receive a 20% discount off camp sites and our rental cottages, cabins and trailers.

October Events

Cherrystone Campground Halloween WeekendsSeptember 30th - October 2nd; October 7th-9th; October 14th-16th, October 21st-23rd; and October 28th-30th

Our annual Halloween celebration is a SPOOK-tacular, FUN-filled time. This awesome weekend includes a costume contest for kids and adults with prizes awarded to the winners, carved or decorated pumpkin contest, hayrides, “Trick or Treat” for children 12 and younger, entertainment, and magician. Get in the “spirit” as you decorate your site. We will give a special prize for the most creative! Come early and receive Thursday night for 1/2 price! Stay till Monday and receive Sunday night for 1/2 price! Halloween Weekend reservations are limited, so call now!



Cherrystone’s 19th Annual Haunted HouseOur haunted house is so scary, it’s, well, scary. Visit our Haunted House during our Halloween Weekends in October for a ghoulishly good time. Tickets sold separately. Please contact the Welcome Center for more information.