ELK HORN Resort events

Elk Horn Resort and Campground, beautifully located at the southern tip of South Twin Lake in Waubun, MN, presents the perfect destination for an enjoyable and thrilling family vacation. We invite you to participate in the array of events our resort offers!


elk horn monthly calendar

Throughout the summer we have a number of different events that we call "Theme Weekends". Everyone at the resort is invited to attend and participate in these events. Contact our main office for additional details.

April Events
  • April 19, Home Sweet Camper Home Opener
  • April 26, Seasonal Campers Appreciation / Yard Clean Up
May Events
  • May 11, Mothers Appreciation Weekend
  • May 25, Memorial Weekend Special
June Events
  • June 8, Pancake Pajama Party
  • June 15, Fathers Day Appreciation Weekend
  • June 22, Cabin/Camper Open House
  • June 29, Pancake Pajama Party
July Events
  • July 5, Happy Birthday Americal
  • July 20, Happy Haunting
  • July 27, Tailgate Potluck
August Events
  • August 17, Holiday Mashup
  • August 31, Labor Day Weekend

april Events

home sweet camper home opener!

Date: April 19, 2024

Embrace the beginning of the camping season!  Oh how sweet it is.  Sleet, Snow or Rain won’t keep me away. Join us and shake off the winter blues, come check out the new goods in the store. Store hours for April 19th weekend, Friday 3pm-8 pm and Saturday 8pm-5pm. Store closed on Sunday.

seasonal campers appreciation / yard clean up

Date: April 26, 2024.

We just wanted to say thank you for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories with us. Please come to the lodge for free donuts and coffee so we can thank you in person. It is that time again to clean up your site. Your site must have all the leaves raked, bagged and behind the lodge.

may Events

Mothers Appreciation Weekend

Date: May 11, 2024

FREE donuts to all moms this weekend, on Sunday.
Saturday will be kids crafts to make for the Moms.

Memorial Weekend Special

Date: May 25, 2024

Annual Chili Cook Off and Bean Bag Toss Tournament.
Start your summer off at the campground! The spring is all about fresh air so we are offering a Memorial Day Special, reserve your three night minimum stay for the holiday and then stay for FREE on Monday Night!

Sunday, May 26, 2024. Chili Cook Off.
Lets get warmed up with our famous Chili Cook Off.  Anyone can enter, just bring the biggest pot of chili to the lodge at 11:30 am on Sunday.  Cost $1.00  all the Chili you can eat.  Contest and samples start at Noon. You could be the next Chili Champ! Cash Prizes!!

Sunday May 26, 2024. Bean Bag Toss Tournament.
Gather together for this annual event put on by Elk Horn Seasonal Campers for a fun filled free event.  Games start at 2:30 pm. Sign up by 1pm.  Info at the lodge.

june Events

Pig Roast

Date: June 8, 2024

Let's get piggy with it! Come join us in a pig roast potluck. A sign up sheet at lodge, call or stop in to see what you can bring to share.

Fathers Day Appreciation

Date: June 15, 2024

Saturday kids craft to make for the Dads.

Sunday free donuts for Dads.

Family Games

cabin/camper open house

Date: June 22, 2024

Here’s your chance to get fix your curiosity and  check our Elk Horn cabins or get inspired with touring some new and used  campers in the park. Sign up sheet at the lodge.

Pancake Pajama party

Date: June 29, 2024

Keep Calm and keep your Jammies on! The Saturday morning 10 am. breakfast potluck in Pajama’s is such a hit you will Love It! Everyone in pajama’s eats first, so bring your favorite breakfast food, dress in your wildest pajama’s and accompany us making Pancakes and Sausage.

july Events

Happy Birthday America

Date: July 4, 2024

Please join us for all the festivities to celebrate America’s birthday. Boat Parade, Horseshoe Tournament, Karaoke/ DJ Dance Party and Golf Cart Parade.

See lodge for updated details.

happy haunting

Date: July 20, 2024

We are creepin’ it real scary this weekend as we celebrate Halloween once again. Creative costume contest, costume parade, creepy nature trail and tricks or treating to all the campsites.

tailgate potluck

Date: July 27, 2024

Join us for our golf cart  tailgate potluck at the shelter.  See the lodge for details.

august Events

holiday mash up

Date: August 17, 2024

Who says we can only celebrate a holiday when the calendar says so? Not us!  This year we will be hosting a couple holidays, Easter and Christmas. Decorate your campsite to your favorite  holiday contest. Egg hunt by flashlight at night and don’t forget to bring wrapped gifts for family and friends for the Elk Horn Elves to deliver.

labor day weekend

Date: August 31, 2024

Saturday August 31
Join us for our annual Ice Cream Social ($)

Sunday September 1
Bean Bag Toss Tournament.
Gather together for this annual event put on by Elk Horn Seasonal Campers for a fun filled free event.  Games start at 2:30 pm. Sign up by 1pm.  Info at the lodge.

Reservations Can Be Made By Calling (218) 935-5437 or (888) 828-5472