Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

Date:  September 20, 2019  -  September 22, 2019
Time:  06:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location: Van Riper State Park, 851 County Road AKE, Champion, MI 49814

Contact: Debra Gill 906-339-4461

Van Riper entrance sign for Harvest Festival

Have a spooktacular good time during our Harvest Festival weekend. On Friday night, participants can make "boo bread" with the campground hosts and then head to the pavilion for a Monster Mash dance. On Saturday there will be face painting (fee involved), a wagon ride, games, crafts, a campsite decorating contest, a children's costume contest, and to round out the evening there will be trick-or-treating and our infamous haunted hike. On Sunday morning, the winners of the site decorating contest and children's costume contest are announced at our campground host site. Detailed schedules will be available closer to the event date.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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