Bear Run Campground Activities 2019

Events are subject to change. Please contact the park directly for event details.

RECURRING ACTIVITIES: (Memorial Day through Labor Day unless otherwise noted) Bingo, Friday evenings. Haywagon rides and Ceramics on Saturdays and Tethered Horse Rides for kids and worship service; non-denominational on Sunday morning.

April

  • 12-14 Opening weekend - Water to sites weather permitting
  • 19-21 Easter Weekend - Visit from the Easter Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt for kids
  • 26-28 Fishing Derby - Prizes when you catch a tagged trout! Come fish our stocked trout pond. Kids fishing pond is also stocked for children 12 & under!

May

  • 3-5 Grand Opening Weekend and Cinco De Mayo - Pot Luck
  • 10-12 Mother's Day Weekend - Up to $10 off breakfast for all registered "Mom" campers Sunday at Brown's Country Kitchen
  • 17-19 Salute to Our Hero's Weekend - 25% off campsites for all Military & First Responder's
  • Portersville "Gas Up" Spring Steam Show May 18th-19th
  • 24-27 Memorial Day Weekend - Jungle Terry Animal Show! Live Music & Much more
  • Sunday, May 26: PA Fish for Free Day - No Fishing License Required!
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June

  • 31-2 Family Adventure Weekend - "Krazy Kitchen Kemistry" fun educational show
  • 7-9 Jeep Fest Weekend - Welcome Jeepers
  • 14-16 Father's Day Weekend - Up to $10 off breakfast for all registered "Dad" campers at Brown's Country Kitchen- Chainsaw Carver
  • Big Butler Auto Swap Meet @ Big Butler Fairgrounds June 14-16
  • 21-23 School's Out For Summer! - Come check out the Petting Zoo
  • Cruise-a-Palooza @ Butler Farm Show Grounds June 23rd
  • 28-30 Children's Weekend - Jurassic Pat animal show and Dj Bubble Lady
  • Big Butler Fair Starts! June 28-July 6
  • Ellwood City Craft, Food &Entertainment Festival June 28-29

July

  • 4-7 4th of July Weekend - Fiesta Pool Party, "American Pie" band, Ice Man Reptile show, Bike Parade & much more!
  • Thursday, July 4: PA Fish for Free Day - No Fishing License Required!
  • Big Butler Fair! June 28-July 6
  • 12-14 Hawaiian Luau Weekend
  • 19-21 Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social Weekend
  • Horse Trading Days in Zelienople July 18-20
  • 26-28 Christmas in July/Wild Word of Animals Show - Santa & Mrs. Claus visit - Site decorating contest.

August

  • 2-4 Regatta at Lake Arthur - Fireworks/Car Show @ Moraine State Park South Shore
  • Portersville Summer Steam Show August 1-4
  • 9-11 Annual Harvest Corn Roast - Live music and free all you can eat local corn on the cob
  • Butler County Farm Show August 5-10 @ Butler County Farm Show grounds
  • 16-18 Country Western Weekend - "Country Showcase" band
  • Celebrate the Bloom! Festival @ Jennings Environmental Center (Moraine State Park) 12-17
  • Lawrence County Fair August 12-17
  • North Washington VFW Rodeo August 13-17
  • 23-25 Tribute to Veterans Weekend - Musical Performance by Donna Groom
  • Butler Italian Festival, Main St., Butler, PA August 23-25

September

  • 30-2 Labor Day Weekend - Jungle Terry Show! "Eugene and the Nightcrawler's" band & much more!
  • 6-8 Taste of Italy Dinner Weekend
  • Tough Mudder @ Cooper's Lake
  • 13-15 Mountain Pie Bake-Off - Entertainment and Prizes for best tasting mountain pies!
  • Evans City Octoberfest Sept 20-22
  • 20-22 Arts and Craft Weekend - Come check out local vendor's
  • VillageFest @ Slippery Rock September 21
  • 27-29 McConnell's Mills Heritage Festival - 3 Mi away
  • Butler Fall Festival September 26-28

October

  • 4-6 Big Bob's Pig Roast - Sat. at 4 PM - Limited Tickets, Pre-Order!
  • Portersville Fall Fling Steam Show Oct 5-6
  • 11-13 Halloween Party I - Trick-or-Treat & Family Halloween Dance. DJ & Games. Site decorating prizes!
  • 18-20 Halloween Party II - Trick-or-Treat & Family Halloween Dance. DJ & Games. Site decorating prizes!

Bear Run Fun!