2024 Themed Weekends

April 5-7: Easter Weekend

Kids & Adults Easter egg hunt. Tons of candy and toys! $25 Bunny Bar Hop gets you a bus ride, t-shirt & chance to win a $100 Champions gift certificate! Welcome back to our seasonals! Don’t forget to pick up your packets. Hop on in with your “peeps” for an Easter Sunday Buffet!

April 12-14: Bingo Weekend

Spring has sprung! Join us for bingo games all weekend long! Purse/gun Bingo, prize bingo, candy bar bingo, and buddy bingo. Win big on black out bingo! Check our social media for early season specials. Seasonals, don’t forget to pick up your welcome packets! Seasonal get to know you bingo! Free pancake breakfast for all seasonals – wear your wristbands

April 19-21: Pizza & Puzzles Weekend

Pizza, Puzzles, and Beer: $100 a team. Be the first team to finish a large pizza, 2 buckets of beer, and the provided puzzle to win! Each team can have only 4 players; must be 21 years or older to participate. Fill out the Jotform to sign up. Champions Bucks for 1st-2nd-3rd places $400 (& a trophy!)-$200-$100. Pay to sabotage your opponents with jumping jacks, minute to win it activities and more crazy stunts!

April 26-28: St. Jude’s Weekend

Win big for a great cause! Silent auction & big prize raffles, along with a Chicken Q dinner, all to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! Just $20 gets you a shirt – watch for JotForm sign up! Gun Raffles-win Packer Tickets! Bring a basket valued at $100 or more and camp for free. Seasonals will be awarded 100 tickets for baskets worth over $100. Help us raise money for this great cause – GBF will match whatever money we raise!

May 3-5: Cinco de Derby Weekend

Dress up in your best (or decorate one in the bar!) Derby Hat for the Kentucky Derby! Walk in the Hat Parade while the audience votes for the best hat & winner gets a cash prize. Bet on which horse you want to win! Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with Margarita Flights or hit piñatas filled with shooters, bar chips, and certificates for adults, candy for kids!

May 10-12: Mother’s Day Weekend

Celebrate mom with a weekend getaway! Show small business support by shopping products from the community at our pop-up booths. Watch for JotForm signups, free admission with a basket raffle donation! Bob Ross painting night, includes one glass of wine and all paint supplies!

May 17-19: Heroes Weekend

Show appreciation to our local heroes as we celebrate our Armed Forces all weekend! Fundraisers for BADGES & Trempealeau County K9 program include Chicken Q dinners & K9 T’s. Fire truck rides, Wisconsin Marching band performance & other LIVE music, auction & basket raffles in the evening! Build your own K9 stuffed animal, hear what it takes to train a K9 with on-the-hour demos!

May 24-27: Memorial Day Weekend (3-night Min. Stay)

Enjoy the extended weekend with plenty of stars & stripes fun for the whole family. Basket raffles, bingo, and decorate your cart for the red, white, and blue golf cart parade! Bring sweet treats for our Memorial Day dessert cookoff! Official opening of the beach, weather permitting!

May 30 – June 2: Dino Weekend

Be a part of your own Dinosaur Dig and uncover the mysteries of these prehistoric creatures. Take a ride on an actual dinosaur! There’s a velociraptor, brachiosaur, and even a t-rex! Join our massive dinosaur egg hunt with 500 eggs hidden all over Champions!

June 7-9: Hawaiian Weekend

Shake your hula skirts and leis at our Luau Party! Play limbo for prizes and enjoy our pork roast for lunch. Watch a movie on the big screen while floating on the pond with your own floaties or rent one of ours. Drink specials at Legends Bar during the movie! Bring your golf cart or lawn chairs if you want to skip the floating! Dress up and decorate your golf cart in Hawaiian fashion for our golf cart parade including candy toss!

June 14-16: Father’s Day Weekend

Celebrate dad this weekend! Father-kiddo teams will compete in a friendly bean bag tournament. Think you have what it takes to win a special race? Wear your favorite pair of high heels and race against others to be the first across the finish line! We will have various raffles all weekend long, including a meat raffle you could leave with a wallet or fresh meat – both great Dad gifts!

June 21-23: Princesses & Pirates Weekend

Channel your inner pirate and set sail in Legends Lagoon! Teams of 3 compete head-to-head to sink the opponent’s canoe, by throwing water at them using buckets. RSVP at check in to participate! Get dressed up in your very best for the Royal Ball! There will be tea, snacks, and dancing. Princes are welcome too! Want to test your explorer skills? Come to the beach for a treasure hunt to find the buried gold!

June 28-30: Barbie/Ken Weekend

Dress up as whatever you want to be when you grow up, or just go all pink! We will have pink drink specials at the club center and poolside. Come to the Craft Corral and make a special craft, while sharing affirmations with each other. Perfect for the whole family to learn how to embrace our strengths. Club Center will host a Teens Only Night! Music, mocktails, and snacks for everyone to enjoy. The pool will be open for night swimming, with glow-in-the-dark activities!

July 4-7: Fourth of July Weekend (3-night min. stay)

Watch as we light off our annual fireworks show at dusk on the 4th! Bring your lawn chairs or watch from your sites. Smoke your buns off in our first ever meat smoking competition! Bring the meat to be judged by your peers, and the winners get a prize! Want to ditch the kids and have some pool time for the adults? The Club Center will have drink specials from 8pm to 9pm, with the pool open to guests over 21!

July 12-14: Carnival Weekend

Play carnival-style games just like you were on the boardwalk! Carnival games, and even a good old-fashioned cake walk. Spin-T and Tie Dye Shirt specials throughout the weekend. Join us for a show fit for the big top!

July 19-21: Believe in Sports Weekend

Compete in a variety of sporty games for the weekend, like “Wells Fargo,” where two teams steal gold bars from the other team’s bank. Similar to capture the flag, but with a twist AND Find the Football! We hid footballs around the park! Find one following the provided clues and bring it back to the camp store during the allotted time to win the prize! GBF is sponsoring a FREE football camp for all kids ages 6 to 18. Includes lunch and snacks! Kids will learn how to make team contributions, give 100% and understand what it takes to be a team player. Participants will take part in drills, learn sportsmanship. Family is invited to watch the ‘Superbowl’ following the camp at 5pm!

July 26-28: Christmas in July Weekend

Shop local and get your Christmas shopping done early with pop-up shops all over the campground! Be sure to wear your ugliest sweater for the Ugly Sweater Contest! Decorate your site to be the most festive, and make your golf cart merry and bright for the golf cart parade too.

August 2-4: Viva Las Vegas Weekend

Ready to try your luck? Join us for Vegas-themed games with chances to win BIG prizes! Blackjack, Wheel of Fortune, Punch a Bunch, and Dice Roll can all win you chips, that you can turn in for tickets. Join us for a live music fun-for-everyone show with impersonators performing Elvis hits, country, and
oldies. How well do you know your partner? Come to the Bar & Grill to play our version of The Newlywed Game! May the best couple win!

August 8-11: Ashley for the Arts Weekend (3-night Min. Stay)

No one puts on a musical and summer fair extravaganza like our regional neighbors, Ashley Furniture. Ashley for the Arts is one of the biggest music festivals in the area, and continuously sells out every year! For those camping with us, we provide shuttles to and from Arcadia for the festival for a small fee, so you can feel safe to have fun!

August 16-18: Beach Weekend

Join us at the beach for a bracket style volleyball tournament! Trophies will be awarded to the first place team. Hit the beach with your team to build the best in our sand castle building contest – prizes
will be given for 1st-2nd-3rd places! Watch a flick on the big screen while you float in the pond! Drink specials at Legends Bar during the movie. Don’t want to float? Bring your golf cart or lawn chairs!

August 23-25: Chocolate/Candyland Weekend

Head to the pavilion to play our GIANT Candyland game to win some SWEET prizes! Bring a candy bar, or grab one from our store, to play candy bar bingo and win all the candy brought to the game!

August 30 – September 2: Labor Day Weekend (3-night Min. Stay)

Come try a variety of different chili dishes in our chili cookoff! Enter your chili recipe to be judged – BEST CHILI WINS – bonus points if you bring cornbread! Throw bags in a bracket-style bean bag tournament! Bring a partner or we’ll match you up at the Pavilion. Break out your glowsticks, and decorate your golf cart for our Glow Parade! If you have treats bring them to throw.

September 6-8: Are You Ready For Football Weekend

Gear up for the upcoming football season at your favorite game-time spot! WE COULDN’T KICK THINGS OFF RIGHT WITHOUT A SPECIAL CELEBRITY GUEST, COULD WE? WATCH FACEBOOK FOR DETAILS!

September 13-15: Music Madness Weekend

Think you know music? Put your music skills to the test with a music-themed game show. Bring your team or just yourself to the bar to play. Chris Kroeze is a Wisconsin-born, small-town singer and
performer, most known as being a runner-up on The Voice. And everyone’s favorite: The Dweebs! LIVE MUSIC FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY ALL WEEKEND LONG!

September 20-22: Wellness Weekend

Find your balance with spirit guides, tarot readings, chakra alignments, and messages with a medium! Foot detox, massages, heat bag therapy, chiropractic exams, morning Walk-A-Bout $25 per person – sponsored by Flex Appeal Fitness. Make reservations for each service on our JotForm before all the spots are taken! Local vendors will be onsite for you to snag your next crystal or essential oil too!

September 27-29: Halloween Horror Weekend

Introducing Haunted Hayrides for this year’s Halloween Weekend! Spooky, zany, heroic, sexy, silly, and cute – no matter your costume, be sure to bring them along for Halloween weekend at Champions! Site decorating contest, and trick or treating for the kids. Scary movies on the big screen too – don’t miss this spookapalooza! Join us for an outdoor spooky movie double feature! Starting off family-friendly and ending with something a little scarier, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

October 4-6: Apple Affair Weekend

Join us for all things Fall! Visit the local Apple Affair weekend in Galesville with over 150 vendors between the Fairground and Historic Downtown! Check our Facebook and championsriversideresort.com for more details!

October 11-13: Legends Weekend

Stations set up throughout the park include a different Packers Legends host! Play fun games & raffles, with autograph/photo opportunities with each player. Each player has something to auction off, and there are many chances to win HUGE prizes! Auction items include Packer tickets, autographed merchandise, player meet & greets, and so much more! Don’t miss this amazing auction! Poker run cards are $10, and you can purchase as many as you’d like. Cards will be available at any player station. See the full Legends Weekend Program for more details (coming soon)!

October 18-20: Gravedigger Slamathon Weekend

Hosted by the GBF, join us for the 2024 Gravedigger Slamathon! Past guests have included Ric Flair and Kurt Angle! The River City Championship Wresting crew has a star-studded line up including RCCW stars. Pre-purchase your tickets or seats on our website and social media (coming soon!).

October 25-27: Seasonal Appreciation Weekend

Decorate the trunk of your car or your golf cart for this spooky event! Park behind the bar with your decorations, and kids can go around to each car and trick or treat! There will be adult trick or treating at this event as well, so there’s fun for all ages! Seasonals, this one’s for you! Join us at the bar for a seasonal party starting with bingo at 4pm. Dress in your best Halloween costume for a chance to win a $500 visa gift card, as voted on by your peers! After bingo will be a pull tab drawing and Finding Gilbert. End the night with two drawings for $500 off next year’s seasonal site and other door prizes! Don’t miss this last hurrah of the season!