Activities Schedule

Western Village RV Park presents a complete schedule of events and planned activities throughout the camping season. In addition, a wide range of outstanding events are held outside of the campground but in the immediate area. Use the following calendar as a guide when making your plans and choosing the time of your stays. In addition to these scheduled events, thanks to our long list of recreational amenities, a wide range of spontaneous activities is likely to be taking place at any given time.

2014 Activities Schedule

(Activities are subject to change.)

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March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October

March

March 28-30 Regional opening day of trout season, (March 30) with excellent fishing in nearby creeks and streams. Receive 20% off campers staying both Friday and Saturday nights.

April

April 4-6 Welcome Back Seasonal Campers: The camping season officially begins for you! Coffee and donuts Saturday morning.
April 11-13 Tax Day Weekend: Celebrate tax day with discount camping, a potluck supper and s’mores! Stay Fri. night and get Sat. night ½ price PLUS receive a coupon for one night of free camping toward a future 2 night stay.
** April 23-27 Spring Carlisle Car Swap Meet Car Corral & Auction at the 102-acre Carlisle Fairgrounds. Only 3.5 miles from Western Village.(2-night minimum.)

May

May 2-4 Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Taco dinner, we’ll supply the tacos along with your favorite Mexican dish/dessert, piñata for the kids. 59th Annual Apple Blossom Festival: Live entertainment, arts & craft demonstrations, free orchard bus tours, and much more!(May 4-5, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
** May 9-11 Mother’s Day Weekend: Treat Mom to a weekend of camping and our annual pancake/sausage breakfast on Saturday morning. ($) Free breakfast and mini-golf for Mom, and a craft for the kids. ($) Carlisle Performance & Style at the fairgrounds. (May 10-11) (2-night minimum.)
** May 16-18 Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals: At the fairgrounds, 3.5 miles from the park. Army Heritage Days is back and bigger than ever! (May 17 & 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.) Only 5 miles from Western Village! (2-night minimum.)
** May 23-26 Memorial Day Weekend: Kick off the summer here! The pool opens, along with softball, volleyball, and horseshoe tournaments, 2 nights of bingo, hayrides, games for the kids, and “Devoted Praize” and “Country Express” perform. 20% discount for retired and active police and military with proper ID presented at check-in. (3-night minimum, holiday visitors’ fee.)
May 30 - June 1 National Camping Month Special: Stay Friday night and receive Saturday night at ½ price, PLUS receive a coupon for one free night of camping toward a future 2 night stay. Seasonal/Monthly Luncheon held on Saturday.

June

** June 6-8 Happy Birthday Y’all! We’re celebrating everyone’s birthday with a cake & ice cream social and party games. Carlisle Ford Nationals held at the fairgrounds. (2-night minimum.)
June 13-15 Father’s Day Weekend: Dads eat free at our annual pancake/sausage breakfast honoring them on Saturday morning. ($) for all others. Craft for Dad and father-child games!
** June 19-22 Chocolate Fun: Candy bar bingo for all, chocolate themed games, chocolate ice cream sundae social ($). 86th Annual Jubilee Day is the largest one-day street fair on the Eastern U.S. Live music, plenty of food, and arts & craft vendors in nearby Mechanicsburg. (June 19) Carlisle GM Nationals held at the fairgrounds. (2-night minimum)
June 27-29 Make-A-Wish Carnival / Gas Saver Weekend: With your help, we are going to make a wish come true for a local child! Carnival games, flea market, bingo, food and a Chinese Auction of baskets donated by campers and WV. Also, if camping with us next weekend, leave your camper on site for free ($3/day if using electric) – based on availability – excludes 50 amp sites.

July

** July 4-6 Independence Day Celebration: Horseshoe, volleyball, and softball tournaments, kids’ games & craft, and 2 nights of Bingo. Tom Patterson’s Vintage Rock returns. (2-night minimum, holiday visitor’s fee)
** July 11-13 Bingo Mania: Longaberger basket/Vera Bradley, regular, and candy bar Bingo! Carlisle Chrysler Nationals held at the fairgrounds. (2-night minimum)
July 18-20 Kick Back & Relax: No scheduled activities. Enjoy the pool, read a book, play a game of shuffleboard or horseshoes, or do nothing at all! Just relax!
July 25-27 Christmas in July: Site decorating contest, roast turkey & ham dinner along with your trimmings, and a hayride with Santa. Al Grout, the Juggler, Magician & Comedian performs after Bingo, and a Meadowbrooke Gourd Craft for all ($). Our annual Toy Drive for the U.S Marine Corps’ “Toys for Tots”. Bring unwrapped toys to donate! (Holiday visitor’s fee).

August

** August 1-3 Retro Weekend: A blast from the past! Some party games, craft, tie-dye t-shirts ($), and a bubble gum blowing contest. Men and Machine, the Two Man 5 Piece Band, return for a rocking good time! Carlisle Truck Nationals at the fairgrounds. (2-night minimum)
August 15-17 Western Weekend: Annual chicken BBQ ($) along with your covered dish/dessert lunch, horseshoes, and barnyard western games. City Slickers Country Kickers – country DJs and line dance instructors return. Yee haw! Western attire is welcome.
** August 22-24 Football Tailgate Fun: : Football themed games, tailgate party (we’ll provide the wings along with your favorite tailgate food). Wear your favorite teams’ jersey/apparel. Prizes awarded! Tom Patterson’s Vintage Rock returns. Corvettes at Carlisle at the fairgrounds. (2-night minimum)
** Aug. 29 - Sept. 1 Labor Day Celebration: Volleyball, softball, and horseshoe tournaments, 2 nights of Bingo, hayrides, and a kids’ kickball game. Marie Levin, a “Reba” Impersonator, returns. Sunday worship service with music ministry provided by Randy Simpson. (3-night minimum; holiday visitor’s fee)

September

September 5-7 Carlisle Sports & Outdoor Nationals at the Fairgrounds. Whether you hunt, fish, hike, race, camp or just love the outdoors, this event is for you! There is a corral for boats, ATV’s & RV’s and more!
September 12-14 Salute to Heroes: Armed Forces members, police, firefighters and EMTs stay 2 nights for the price of one PLUS receive a coupon for one free night of camping toward a future 2 night stay. 46th Annual PA RV Camping Show held in nearby Hershey. Visit America’s largest RV and camping show! (September 10-14)
September 19-21 Corn Roast/Chili Cook-Off: We’ll supply the corn, bring a pot of your favorite chili, side dish or dessert.
September 26-28 Fall Harvest: Annual apple cider pressing & apple butter boiling, and soup social. Bring your favorite pot of soup to share. We’ll provide crackers and rolls.

October

** October 1-5 Fall Carlisle at the fairgrounds. The 50th Annual National Apple Harvest Festival, held at nearby South Mt. Fairgrounds. Food, entertainment, arts & craft vendors, demonstrations and more. (October 5-6) (2-night minimum)
October 10-12 Columbus Day Weekend: This weekend, all amenities are open (weather permitting), except for the swimming pool. It’s the second weekend of the 50th Annual National Apple Harvest Festival. (October 11-12)
** October 17-19 “Spook”tacular Fun Weekend / Annual Local Food Drive: Family scavenger hunt, site decorating, costume, coloring and pumpkin carving contests, parade followed by treat gathering and haunted house. Cookies, cupcakes, coffee & cider served. For each haunted house ticket given at check-in, we are requesting a donation of non-perishable food items to be donated to “Project Share”. (2-night minimum; holiday visitor’s fee)