Bring your family to... Buffalo Lake Camping Resort
2014 Calendar of Events
April 15: OPEN for the SEASON
Join us to "Kick off" our 21st year.
Special pricing until May 22nd.
April 25 - 27: SPRING PROJECT AND CHILI DUMP WEEKEND Lend a hand in completing a early season project and receive a thank you certificate toward your next stay. Annual chili dump on Saturday evening.
May 2 - 4: MONTELLO FISH-n-FUN Stay with us to be close to all the festivities happening in and around Montello. It is sure to be a family fun filled weekend. At the campground, we will also be having a Cinco de Mayo meal Saturday evening*.
May 9 - 11: MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND Bring Mom and the kids for a relaxing weekend just for Mom. Kids can make a special gift for Mom on Saturday. The staff makes breakfast on Sunday morning so you don't have to, and Moms eat FREE.*
May 16 - 18: ARMED FORCES / HERO'S WEEKEND Free Friday and Saturday night camping for all Soldiers and Veterans, as well as EMT's, Firefighters and Police Officers. A little Thank You for America's Finest from us at BLCR. Reservations must be made. Please call 608-297-2915.
Swimming Pool OPENS - Weather permitting
May 23 - 26: MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
3 night minimum - Prepayment required within 7 days of reservation. Enjoy a city wide rummage sale. Tye Dye shirts and movie on Saturday. Karaoke on Sunday night. Free Storage during the following week, with May 30 - June 1 reservation.
Kids Crafts and Activity Program every Saturday begins!*
May 30 – June 1: FOR THE BIRDS WEEKEND There will be a craft for the birds and a bird identification activity.
June 6 - 8: CELEBRATE DAIRY MONTH WEEKEND
Wisconsin is known for Cows and dairy products. We’ll be making Ice Cream on Saturday.
June 13 - 15: FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND We had a day for Mom so naturally Dad gets one too. Make a special gift for Dad on Saturday, and enjoy breakfast on Sunday morning made by the BLCR staff. Dads eat FREE!*
June 20 - 22: OLDIES WEEKEND It's going to be a blast from the past as we look back to the days of yester-year. Saturday activities include a Car Show and car hop craft. In the evening, we will have a "Sock Hop". Bring your 50's, 60's or 70's outfit to bring back the past.
June 27 - 29: FISHING FUN WEEKEND Our Lake is back after a year of repairing the dam structure and we'll have a kids fishing contest to prove that there still are fish in Buffalo Lake!
July 3 - 6: 4TH OF JULY
3 night minimum - Prepayment required within 7 days of reservation. Friday Night Karaoke. Saturday fun includes a campground Horseshoe Tournament and Kids Ice Cream Eating Contest. Fireworks nearby at the Montello City Park.
July 12: ANNUAL CRAFT and RUMMAGE SALE
Show off your artistic talents or bring your unwanted treasures to sell at the annual campground craft and rummage sale on Saturday, July 12th. Set up on your site on Saturday morning or browse the grounds for that special something you can't live without. Sign up in the store in advance to be included on the list of participating sites.
July 18 - 20: TROPICAL SPLASH WEEKEND
Listen to the sounds of the beach at the pool area. We’ll be having a sand castle building contest and Splash contest in the pool.
July 25 - 27: "CHRISTMAS IN JULY"
Kids will create a special Christmas Craft and visit Santa on Saturday night. Decorate your camper and site. Prizes for the best decorated seasonal and overnight sites.
August 2 - 4: WESTERN WEEKEND
Giddy-up campers. It's time to put on your chaps and saddle up for some old-fashioned country western fun. There will be cowboy and cowgirl games in the afternoon. Followed by a BBQ dinner*. At night, we’ll be having a “Barn Dance”.
August 8 - 10: UP IN THE AIR WEEKEND
We will be having a Balloon Lift off. Remember your special friend or family member by sending a balloon into the sky to honor them. Kids craft time will include our popular rocket making and shooting.
August 16: FATHER MARQUETTE DAYS
City wide festival with crafters, softball, volleyball and a Saturday Parade
August 22 - 24 : STARS & S'MORES WEEKEND On Saturday night, we'll be having a group campfire to roast marshmallows, followed by Star gazing. Learn about the constellations and planets.
August 29 - September 1: LABOR DAY WEEKEND
3 night minimum - Prepayment required within 7 days of reservation. Craft on Saturday. Karaoke on Sunday Night.
Kids Crafts every Saturday ends.
September 5 - 7: CAMPER APPRECIATION WEEKEND
It will have been a great year and time for us to show our appreciation for your time spent with us over the year. Camp with us during the season 8 or more nights, stay free! Special weekend rate for all others. Join us in the evening for a potluck dinner. We’ll provide the meat and drinks. We look forward to reminiscing in the memories of the year with you. Reservations must be made. Please call 608-297-2915.
September 11 - 14: Midwest Vintage Trailer Rally
Those participating in the rally require a 3 night minimum - Show off your vintage camper or stay to tour vintage campers at Saturday's open house. Viewing campers is free on Saturday from 11am – 3pm. Participation in rally events requires an additional fee.
September 26 - 28: CAMPGROUND HALLOWEEN I
A ghoulishly good time. A Haunted House, trick or treating from site to site, campground wide decoration contest are just some of the spooky fun activities planned. Saturday morning Fundraiser breakfast and silent auction.
October 3 - October 5: CAMPGROUND HALLOWEEN II
It's too good to put into one weekend! So we’ll do it all over again for the guests who survived or couldn’t attend the first one. We’ll be having a fund raiser for animals. Costume contest for your pet.