April 18 – May 18
The 2014 camping season has arrived!
Enjoy spring time in New England and camp with us on the weekends and
store your camper on site during the week for $400 + Electric. For an
additional fee of $150, you can extend your stay through Memorial Day
Weekend (The Memorial Day Weekend extension must be booked during the
original reservation to receive the discounted rate – Memorial Day Weekend
extensions are subject to availability)
& FISHERMAN’S WEEKEND
April 18 – 20
It is opening weekend and the river is freshly stocked with trout! Start
off the first day of the fishing season with a hearty fisherman’s breakfast
beginning at 7:00 a.m. then compete in the annual Riverdale Fishing
Derby. Bring in your largest catch by 3:00 p.m. to the main office,
where prizes will be awarded. On Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. meet at
the main office for a special Easter Egg Hunt. A special prize will
be awarded to the individual who discovers the Super Egg.
May 9 – 11
Come down to the Adult Lounge for a Welcome Back Wine and Cheese Party
at 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening. On Sunday morning our amazing chefs will
be putting together our world famous Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet.
Breakfast will begin at 9:00 a.m. and all mothers eat for free!
Friday, May 23
After setting up camp, come down to the Adult Lounge for a bowl of Valerie’s
world famous soup, for a nominal fee.
Saturday, May 24
Let the 50 year celebration begin! From 12pm to 6pm we will have live
music under the pavilion! From 12pm to 3pm the jazz/rock band Madmen
will take the stage followed by the Rubber City Band from 3pm to 6pm.
and to wind down the festivities from 6pm to 11pm we will have our favorite
DJ Ron! From 3pm to 6pm we will also have stands set up serving french
fries and cotton candy as well as pizza from the Verona on Wheels Pizza
Truck! Additionally, we will also have a stilt walker, airbrush tattoos,
a photo booth, and balloon animals! From 7pm-11pm we will be having
a lazer light show spectacular!
Sunday, May 25
At 1:00 p.m. there will be a Horseshoe Tournament. Bring a beverage
of your choice as an entrance fee. At 2:00 p.m. Kid’s Candy Bar Bingo
will be held in the Adult Lounge, followed by Adult Bingo at 3:00 p.m.
Come down to the pavilion at 8:00 p.m. for the first Horse Race of the
season. *Volunteers are needed to run this event*
June 13 – 15
Come up to the horseshoe pits on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. for our annual
Father’s Day Horseshoe Tournament. Bring a beverage of your choice for
an entrance fee. Then at 5:00 p.m. come on down to the Adult Lounge
for a Father’s Day treat of hot wings and cold beer. At 8:00 p.m. a
Father’s Day Dance will be held underneath the Pavilion.
June 27 – 29
Back by popular demand, ITALIAN NIGHT will make a return to Riverdale!
Join us for some of the finest Italian food on the shoreline on Saturday
at 5:00 p.m. in the Adult Lounge.
Thursday, July 3
Come on down to the Adult Lounge at 8:00 p.m. for Movie Night!
Friday, July 4
FUN FACT: 50 years ago on this date, Riverdale first opened for business!
To start off the day, at 11:00 a.m. meet us down at the Main Office for
the Water Wagon Wars (weather permitting). Bring your squirt guns, buckets,
and get your water hoses ready at your sites for some fun filled excitement.
To follow, at 2:00 p.m. Kid’s Candy Bar Bingo will be held in the Adult
Lounge. To continue the 50 year celebrations come down to the pavilion
at 7:00 p.m. for a Dance/Block Party with some great food ($) and music!
Saturday, July 5
At 2:00 p.m. come down to the Adult Lounge for Adult Bingo. Later that
evening join us under the pavilion for Horse Racing. The betting windows
will open promptly at 8:00 p.m. Come down and cheer for your favorite
horse! *Volunteers are needed to run this event*
AND HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT WEEKEND
July 11 – 13
On Saturday morning, beginning at 11:00 a.m. our Annual Horseshoe Tournament
will be held. Trophies will be awarded for first and second place winners.
At 8:00 p.m. warm up those vocal cords and come down to the pavilion
for a Karaoke/Dance Night!
July 18 – 20
On Saturday at 7:00 p.m. stroll down to the Riverdale Boardwalk for
a 60’s themed Beach Party Dance. Make a visit to the Riverdale Malt
Shop for some great milkshakes and burgers. We will also have a special
visit from the Little Old Lady from Pasadena.
July 25 – 27
On Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. mosey down to the pavilion for our
annual Chili Cook-off Tasting and cast a vote for your favorite chili.
Following the chili tasting will be our famous Texas BBQ: tickets will
be available for purchase in the office. After dinner, there will be
a good ole’ Country Western Hoedown under the pavilion.
August 1 – 3
The ghouls and goblins will be out Saturday night as we celebrate Halloween
here at Riverdale. Decorate your sites to compete in the annual Campsite
Decorating Contest, the winners will be announced at the dance. Trick-or
Treating will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Costume Parade at 7:00
p.m. under the pavilion. To continue the fun, a Halloween themed dance
will close out the night.
& CORN ROAST
August 8 – 10
Our Bonfire and Corn Roast is back again! Come down to the pavilion
at 7:00 p.m. for music and farm fresh corn, hamburgers, and hot dogs.
Enjoy the evening with friends and family by the light of the bonfire!
August 15 – 17
On Saturday, we will enjoy a day of family fun and sports activities
with Family Field Day. Meet at the office at 11:00 a.m. to participate
in the activities. At 8:00 p.m. break out those funky platform shoes
and groovy leisure suites for Disco Night under the pavilion.
August 22 – 24
From many years of observation, we know there are a lot of hidden talents
amongst our Riverdale campers, so get your acts together and come down
to our first annual Riverdale Talent Show, prizes will be awarded. A
sign- up sheet will be posted in the office and the show will begin
at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday evening under the pavilion.
Friday, August 29
Come on down to the Adult Lounge at 8:00 p.m. for the last Adult Bingo
of the summer!
Saturday, August 30
Meet down at the Main Office for hayrides at 11:00 a.m. At 2:00 a.m.
Kid’s Candy Bar Bingo will be held in the Adult Lounge. Come on down
at 8:00 p.m. to the pavilion for the Labor Day Dance.
Sunday, August 31
Our annual Country Fair will begin at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Main
Office; the sign-up sheet will be posted in the office. At 8:00 p.m.
the lights under the pavilion will be shining for the final Horseracing
at Riverdale Downs in the 2014 season. *Volunteers are needed to run
September 5 – October 13
Enjoy autumn in New England with one of our wonderful camping specials.
Camp on the weekends and leave your campers on site during the week
for the fabulous price of $550 + Electric.
Saturday, September 13
Come on down to the Adult Lounge and join your fellow seasonal campers
in a chance to reduce your 2015 camping season fee. *NOTE: This is a
special events for Seasonal Campers only*
Saturday, September 27
A new event at Riverdale, come join us 5:00 p.m. in the Adult Lounge
for some of the finest Bavarian cooking by some of our world famous
chefs. Relax and enjoy some German food and a cold mug of beer ($).
Bavarian Feast come over to the pavilion for some live music featuring
the Rubber City Band from 8pm to 10:30pm.
Friday, October 10
After checking in and setting up camp, come down to the Adult Lounge
to enjoy a bowl of Valerie’s world famous soup, for a nominal fee.
Saturday, October 11
Come down to the Adult Lounge at 11:00 a.m. and pick out a pumpkin for
the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest then bring back the completed carvings
back to the Adult Lounge by 5:00 p.m. Viewing and judging will begin
at 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a the last dance of the season
under the Pavilion.
Sunday, October 12
Kid’s Candy Bar Bingo will be held in the Adult Lounge at 1:00 p.m.
followed by Adult Bingo at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: Kid's Bingo at 7:00pm in Adult Lounge
Thurdays: Movie Night at 8:00pm in the Adult Lounge
Saturdays: Kid's Crafts at 10:00am in the Pavilion
Saturdays: Adult Bingo at 8:00pm in the Adult Lounge
Sundays: Breakfast at 9:00am in the Adult Lounge