2017 Calendar of Events

April 14th – 16th – Happy Easter!!

Water is still off but Benderz Bar “N” Grill will be hosting our 2ND annual Easter Egg Hunt for adults and children.

April 21st – 23rd – Hibernation is Over!!

Weather permitting,water is planned to be on for this weekend.Camping starts this weekend with $25.00 per night!

April 28th – 30th – Spring Into Action!!

Clean up begins!Come and lend a hand in helping get the park cleaned up for the season.Pot luck meal at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Campsites are still $25.00 per night!

May 5th – 7th – Cinco de Mayo!!

Grab your sombrero and get ready for a fiesta. Mexican games and piñata party. Margarita’s and Mexican food along with a Mariachi Band at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Campsites are still $35.00 per night!

May 12th – 14th – We Want Our Mommy!!

Come celebrate Mother’s Day by bringing Mom camping. Make Mom a present during arts & crafts for the young kids.For the bigger kids, come up to Benderz Bar “N” Grill Saturday afternoon for a paint party and Karaoke Saturday night with a “Mom & Me” singing contest. Campsite are still only $35.00 per nighti Store will be open with limited inventory.Free cup of coffee for all Mom’s Saturday & Sunday morning. Benderz Bar “N” Grill famous fish fry begins!

May 19th – 21st – Everyone Needs A Hero!!

River Bend wants to honor all of our hero’s by offering free campsites for all ex or current Armed Forces, Police,Firefighters, Health Care Professionals, and Ambulance Services with proper ID’s. Special events TBA. Bingo & wagon rides begin! Horseshoes & Bags tournament are just some of the fun to be had.

May 26th – 29th – Memorial Day Celebration!!

Let the camping season begin! Park wide games & events for all ages all weekend.Fish fry & Karaoke Friday night atBenderz Bar “N” Grill. Glow parade and Di in the pavilion Saturday night. Sunday morning the Fundraising Group will be serving up their Pancake Breakfast at the pavilion. After you eat check out the craft fair. Finish the night with a bang and put on your dancing shoes as we welcome back the    “John King Band” I End your long weekend on Monday morning with a delicious Breakfast Buffet at Benderz Bar “N” Grill.

June 2nd – 4th – Calling All Super Hero’s & Disney Characters!!

We will pay tribute to all the Super Hero’s and Disney characters with games, special appearances, and events for all ages. Dress up as your favorite character for a costume party Saturday afternoon in the pavilion. Judging and prizes for best costume. Then come show us your moves at the Di Saturday night!

June 9th – 11th – Throw Back To The 50’s & 60’s!!

We are bringing back the Poodle Skirts and Tie Dye! Special games & events for all ages including making tie dye shirts.Show us if you are sock hop ready or if you have flower power at Karaoke Friday nîght at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Keep the momentum going through Saturday night and dance away to a Beatles tribute band “The Mania”in the pavilion.

June 16th – 18th – Father’s Day Family Challenge!!

Dad’s, gather your family team together for some fun family contests throughout the weekend. The Grelton Flywheelers will be back with their display of antique tractors by the pavilion all day Saturday. Glow parade and Di Saturday night.Let’s see which Dad has the best moves Dad’s get a free coffee in the store Saturday & Sunday.

June 23rd – 25th – It’s Mardi Gras Mania!!

We are bringing New Orleans to River Bend I Jazz music and special activities throughout the park. Karaoke Friday night at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Our 4th annual Car Show will be Saturday by the pavilion. Show off your Hot Rod with no entry fee and a chance to win a prize. Special Mardi Gras wagon ride. Saturday night stop ¡n at the pavilion for a good time with some good music with the “Pony Men Band”

June 30th – july 3rd – Happy Birthday America!!

Let’s see Red, White, & Blue everywhere in the park. Games, crafts, and events will be plentiful this weekend. Friday night Karaoke.Di on the beach Saturday afternoon with a special 4th of july Parade park wide. Come to the pavilion Saturday Night for the return of the band “Undercover”.Sunday morning the Fundraising Group will host their pancake breakfast. After you fill up on good food stop over by the craft fair.DJ& Fireworks Sunday night at the pavilion.

July 7th – 9th – This Means War…Water Wars That Is!!

This is your chance to soak River Bend staff, your neighbors and your parents. Bring your Super Soakers, Squirt Guns, and Buckets of Water to have the time of your life Saturday afternoon. SORRY…NO WATER BALOONS WILL BE ALLOWED. We ask that you please leave them at home. Finish the day off with the Dj Saturday night at the pavilion.

July 14th – 16th – The Carnival Is In Town!!

From carnival games to special attractions there will be fun to be had by all. Friday night Benderz Bar “N” Grill will have Karaoke. After a fun filled day on Saturday there will be a glow parade and DJ in the pavilion.

July 21st – 23rd – Country Hoedown!!

Calling all cowboys & cowgirls to River Bend. Seed spitting contest, can shooting, hay bale throwing contest and hick slip(Adults Only) are just some of the fun to be had this weekend. Then get your cowboy boots and hats read to dance away as River Bend presents Wisconsin’s very own “Josh Thompson“ With opening act “Jacob Martin Band” in the pavilion Saturday Night.

July 28th – 30th – Christmas Time Is Here!!

Santa will be making a special stop at River Bend! Site decorating contest. Popcorn & construction paper chain,ornament making, cookie decorating Christmas Party and games are just some of the events that will be taking place this weekend. Come on up to Benderz Bar “N” Grill a sing some Christmas Carols during Karaoke. Saturday night lets light up the night with a glow parade and DJ in the pavilion.

August 4th – 6th – Boot Camp – Oorah!!

We will be welcoming some special guest from some of the armed forces. Obstacle courses for young and old. Let see what you got! Saturday night River Bend welcomes “Josh Gracin” with opening act straight from the TV show The Voice “Austin Allsup”!!

August 11th – 13th – Aloha Hawaiian Luau!!

Grass skirts & Hawaiian shirts will be plentiful this weekend. Kick off the Luau Friday at Benderz Bar “N” Grill for Karaoke. Saturday will have a DJ on the beach and in keeping with the Luau tradition a pig roast pot luck meal. Limbo contest for all ages, hula hoop contest, music, and for the adult’s great frozen tropical drinks. Special appearances by talented performers! Show us your best Hula Dance moves!!

August 18th – 20th – 80’s Throw Back!!

Dig out your Miniskirts and parachute pants for this weekend and don’t forget the big hair! Join in on some of the game sand event throughout the park for all ages. Saturday night River Bend welcomes back 80’s cover band “Wildside”to rockit out in the pavilion!

August 25th – 27th – Animal Planet!!

From snakes that slither to birds that fly you will have plenty to see. Join in on some fun games of Run Rabbit Run and Monkey Tag. Karaoke Friday night at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Let’s see who has the best dog with our dog show. Special performances, acts, and appearances will be happening throughout the day on Saturday. End the day with a glow parade and DJ in the pavilion.

September 1st – 4th – Labor Day Celebration!!

You’ve worked hard all summer, now it’s time to relax and have some fun. The weekend starts with Karaoke Friday night at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Saturday, we will have our annual softball game but this year it will between Owners  Seasonal Campers. Glow parade and Di Saturday night. Sunday starts with the famous Fundraising Pancake Breakfast.After you fill up on some great food walk on over and check out the craft fair. Finish the night by welcoming back the band “Crosswire”! !

September 8th – 10th – Park Appreciation!!

This weekend we thank all of our Member, Seasonal, and Overnight campers for a wonderful season. Welcome to fall camping. We will have our annual appreciation pot luck with mystery auction on Saturday afternoon in the pavilion.Bring a dish to pass and enjoy the afternoon with good food and fun. Campsites are reduced to Mid-Week Pricing from now through October 8th .

September 15th – 17th – Bonfire Blast!!

There is still plenty of great camping to be had in the fall. Benderz Bar “N” Grill will have Karaoke Friday night and a chili cook off Saturday afternoon. Bring your best pot of chili for a chance to win! Saturday night join us in the pavilion parking lot for the big bonfire. Bring your hotdogs, pudgy pie, and s’mores.

September 22nd – 24th – Fun In The Fall!

We still have a lot of activity going on in the park. From bingo to bags tournaments. Enjoy the weekend by relaxing around your campfire. Stop up at Benderz Bar “N” Grill Saturday night for Karaoke!

September 29th –October 1st& October 6th-8th –Halloween Havoc I & II!!

The ghosts, goblins, and ghouls will be at River Bend for back to back weekends!  There will be a haunted house on Friday& Saturday nights both weekends. Stop in if you are brave enough. Other activities will include pumpkin painting Saturday morning with prizes for each age group, kids costume party in the afternoon. Trick or Treating will take place throughout the park for kids & adults. Prizes awarded for the best decorated site. Finish off the day for our Adult Costume Party with Di at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Prizes for best costume!

October 13th – 15th – Fall Color Frenzy!!

Plenty of time remains for fall camping. Enjoy the colors of the leaves and relax by a fire! Stop in at ” Bar “N” Grill for some football and pizza!! Campsites are only $25.00 per night!!!

October 20th – 22nd – Final Farewell!!

This is the final weekend that the water will be on. As we say goodbye to all those snowbirds and friends made though the camping season enjoy the fall colors. Join us for an early Thanksgiving pot luck at Benderz Bar “N” Grill. Bring a dish to pass and enjoy some football!!

Schedule subject to change without notice.

Please keep in mind that this is a list of the major activities for the summer weekends. We will have many other events planned such as; bingo sessions, tournaments, arts & crafts, karaoke, hourly scheduled activities and more. We are also waiting on a few additional confirmations for a couple of events this summer as well. As these confirmations are gathered, we will update this section of the website. As always, if anyone would like to see an activity or event at the Resort, please contact Kris in person at the Resort or call 920-261-7505 to discuss your idea.

We will see you soon!!!

•Schedule subject to change without notice. Other events may be added at any time.

Check website for updates.


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