Themed Weekends 2018
April 6-8 Welcome Back
Come and meet new campers, reconnect with old friends, and work together to get your sites cleaned and set up. No activities. Water not guaranteed. Get ready for another great season!
April 13-15 Fishing Fun
First derby of the season, fish for the catch of the day (no license required), derby contest all morning with prizes. Fishing crafts and games. High stakes bingo to end the evening.
April 20-22 The Spirit of Spring
Green and giving, in honor of earth day, with gardening and recycled crafts, fun outdoor games, a guided hike around the park, nature bingo. Please donate a small flower pot or some annual flowers to be used that will be put together and donated to our local senior home.
April 27-29 Great Brialee Campout
Craving old-fashioned family fun? Disconnect, unplug, and put away the video games for a family-fun weekend under the stars. Enjoy a family bonding outdoor adventure experience. Rent a site, get a site free. (Valid for new reservations only, packages and rentals not eligible.)
May 4-6 Race of Roses
Kentucky Derby arrives at Brialee with a Derby party of games and activities all weekend. Join in on a costume contest to see if you've got the best derby attire, race wooden horses, and at night join us for a Kentucky Derby themed dance party.
May 11-13 Marvelous Moms
This weekend is all about moms, with extra craft time for moms, kids make moms gifts, Mom wine and cheese tasting, mom/child competitions, Crafters and Vendors Fair (come shop for Mom), and more. Mom raffle, first band of season.
May 18-20 Brialee Olympics
Be a part of Brialee's first ever Brialee Olympics, with games and challenges designed for teams, individuals, and all ages. Compete for points and go for the gold! Site-to-site tag sale. Extra bingos. Families that donate new or gently used sports equipment will be entered in to raffle.
May 25-28 Memorial Madness
A jam-packed schedule full of activities, crafts, and fun events for all ages. Reserve early - fills up quickly. Nightly entertainment. Take the wagon and participate in Ashford's Memorial Day Parade on Monday.
June 1-3 Las Vegas Night
Casino on the go, with tables, games, cards, extra bingos, even Las Vegas fun for the little ones. Learn to play new games, play your favorites. Campers get "fun money" to play the games and win prizes. A great night of fun for all ages.
June 8-10 Candy Land
Bringing the game of Candy Land to real life, with Lollipop Woods, the Peppermint Stick Forest, edible jewelry-making and candy crafts, chocolate tasting, ice cream cone relays, gingerbread decorating, chocolate candy and dessert bake-offs, and campers favorite candy bar bingo.
June 15-17 Fabulous Fathers
Designed for Dads, this weekend brings fishing, poker, sports, beer-tasting, dad/child competitions, horseshoes, and more. Kids make a gift for dads. Evening of music with a band.
June 22-24 Brandon's Place Extravaganza
Honoring the life of Brandon Specyalski, this annual celebration will once again include free food, beer, beverages, activities, and lots of family fun. Don't miss this special event.
June 29-July 4 Sweet Land of Liberty
A 3-night celebration filled with activities, independence games, golf cart and bike decorating contest and parade, site decorating contest, entertainment, crafts, bingo, and the amazing Brialee fireworks display. (no camper fireworks allowed). 3-night minimum, choose your 3 nights.
July 6-8 Around the World
Let's take a trip together to some places we've only dreamed about. Italy, Paris, Mexico, Greece, Ireland, and other amazing places. Coming to Brialee through fashion, food, and festivities.
July 13-15 Campers Carnival
An old-fashioned style carnival where campers make the booths and charge a fee to play games, and get to keep the money they make. Balloon and sponge tosses, cotton candy, snow cones - these are just a few of the things you may find. Let's see how creative our awesome campers can be!.
July 20-22 Winter Wonderland
It's a celebration like no other, with thoughts of reindeer and elves, and snowflakes galore. Enjoy our hot chocolate bar, decorate your site for the holidays, Santa makes an appearance and brings goodie bags for all the children, gingerbread and bake off competitions and more.
July 27-29 You Might Be a Red Neck
BBQ and Meat smoking competitions, costume and site decorating contest for prizes, red neck and hillbilly games, wife-carrying contest, let your inner redneck out for the weekend!
August 3-5 Hawaiian Hoopla
Brialee's annual luau and beach party, with games and contests on and off the beach, best tan, best Hawaiian outfit, Ugliest Hawaiian shirt, site decorating contest, Pig Roast ($).
August 10-12 Marvels and Heros
Be a hero or a villain. Participate in marvels scavenger hunt, superhero spectacular, kryptonite races, catch the villain, jokers challenge, dress in your favorite marvels or super hero costume for prizes.
August 17-19 Brialee 500 Car Show
Bring your antique or muscle cars for the car show, make a soapbox derby car to race, check out the car show - or bring your own antique or muscle car to display at the show! Racing games and crafts, night race on the big screen.
August 24-26 Back to School Bash
It's back to school time for many. Join us for a last summer hurrah, with a teen pool party, dance off competition, mind challenges, and time with family and summer friends.
August 31-September 3 Anchors Aweigh It's Labor Day
Come celebrate the end of summer with us! Build a cardboard boat and compete in our boat races, sample our refreshing lemonade bar, crafts, games, bingo, tons of fun, and entertainment. 3-night minimum
September 7-9 Camp Brialee
Have a dream of competing on a game show? Now's your chance! Participate in Brialee's Got Talent, Family Feud, and other reality-show-type games and activities.
September 14-16 Fall Harvest Festival
Fall has arrived, and with it comes fairs, festivals, farmers' markets, art retreats, and harvest feasts. Take the wagon to apple picking, join in on one of the many art classes, sign up to demo your craft, sell your home-made goods/crafts at the craft fair, celebrate the treasures of fall.
September 21-23 Body, Mind, and Spirit
A weekend focusing on health and wellness, with fitness classes, massages, native arts, and some spiritual activities as well. Walk-a-thon for JDRF. Join the walk or make a donation.
September 28-30 Safari Adventures
A petting zoo, monkey tag, catch the snakes tail, reptile and animal shows and hands-on demos. Site to site tag sales. Two-for-one specials, rent a site get one free (new reservations only, excludes packages and rentals).
October 5-8 Oktoberfest
A celebration of family, friends, food, and fun. Stein-holding contest, beer-tasting, food and vendor fair, live entertainment, Oktoberfest crafts and activities in spirit of fall.
October 12-14 Halloween Haunting I
Spooks and frights all weekend long with spook fest, pumpkin carving, jack-o-lantern lighting, trick or treating, creepy bakeoff, costume and site decorating contests, haunted trail, and Halloween party.
October 19-21 Halloween Haunting II
A second weekend of spooks and frights all weekend long with spook fest, pumpkin carving, jack-o-lantern lighting, trick or treating, creepy bakeoff, costume and site decorating contests, haunted trail, and Halloween party.
October 26-28 Farewell
A weekend to pack and close. No activities. Water not guaranteed. Limited access to facilities/buildings.