Rising Sun Campground

Camping On The Beautiful Tippecanoe River

Welcome to Rising Sun Campground on the beautiful Tippecanoe River.

We are located just off Highway 35 in Monterey Indiana.

May
25
to May 28

Memorial Day Weekend

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Make your reservations today!! Come out and help us all welcome "Nightshift" to the stage! The weekend wouldn't be complete without a 54 ft bounce obstacle course for the kids! Sunday we will be having a 3-point contest, free throw contest and finish it off with a 3 on 3 basketball tournament!! And everyone's favorite BINGO!!  Meat boards and 50/50 all weekend! And YES there will be a golf cart parade Saturday at 4 pm-theme "dealers choice"!! Float trips all weekend! 

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Jun
1
to Jun 3

Movie night and Fishing Tournament!

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Friday night "Movie Night in the Field" Movie begins at dusk! Bring your blankets and snacks!! Saturday we will be celebrating Fathers Day with a friendly fishing tournament. $ 5 entry fee. Tournament times 8-12 noon. Prizes will be given for the biggest fish and smallest.  

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Jun
15
to Jun 17

BROWNTOWN 9

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Limited Electric/water sites-don't miss out on a great music weekend, packed full of shopping, food vendors, yoga, fire dancers and an awesome light show!!  Make your reservations early. Ticket sales through Chester Brown, electric and water sites contact Rising Sun Campground directly. 

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Jun
29
to Jul 1

Campfire Cook-Off and DJ/Karaoke Weekend

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Saturday Campfire Cook-off-Must be prepared at campsite at the campfire! Make enough to share! Have plated dish to judges by 5:00 pm, location of judging to be announced. Those not participating in cook-off bring your appetites and side dish or dessert to share and be up at the judging for some dinner and fun!! Trophy to 1st and 2nd place. Karaoke and DJ immediately following!  

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Jul
13
to Jul 15

BBQ Cook-Off weekend

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Hey Campers its time to fire up those smokers and BBQers!!! Saturday- BBQ will need to be to the  judges by 3:00 pm.  May BBQ beef, Chicken, Pork or vegetables. 3 lbs to share. Have fun!! If you are not participating in BBQ Cook Off please bring your appetite and a side dish to share! DJ/Karaoke will begin Saturday night at 7:00.  Trophy for 1st and 2nd place winners. 

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Aug
24
to Aug 26

GOLF CART WARS!

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WELL HOPEFULLY YOU WON'T GET THIS DIRTY!!! COME OUT AND JOIN US WHEN WE TRANSFORM OUR FESTIVAL FIELD INTO AN OBSTACLE COURSE FOR GOLF CARTS. LOTS OF LAUGHS AND FUN FOR THIS ANTICIPATED CAMPGROUND WEEKEND.  DON'T FORGET YOUR GOLF CARTS. AND AS ALWAYS NO OFF ROAD VEHICLES IN CAMPGROUND. EXAMPLES: RAZORS, DIRT BIKES OR 4 WHEELERS. :) 

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May
18
to May 20

Spring Tie-Dye Weekend

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Spring time Tie-Dye weekend!! Bring a laundered 100% cotton white t-shirt! Drop off in office when you register for camping. Cost of tie-dye workshop is $5.00 per shirt. If you need a shirt we will have a limited supply in the store.  Workshop will be on Saturday at 12:00 and 3:00 pm. Sign ups will be available at time of registration. 

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Jun
9
to Jun 11

TIE-DYE WEEKEND!!! JUNE 9TH-11TH

Bring your 100% cotton white T-shirt to store/office on Friday night we will prep the shirt for the Tie-Dye workshop on Saturday June 10th @ 1:00 pm.  Cost of workshop is $5.00 a shirt. Please launder shirt in laundry soap only (no fabric softener)  prior to bringing it on Friday. Kids Karaoke Saturday June 10th @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm and Adults Karaoke 7:00 pm-10 pm. 

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September 9th - 11th 2016 - 2nd Annual Bluegrass Festival
Sep
9
to Sep 11

September 9th - 11th 2016 - 2nd Annual Bluegrass Festival

Please mark your calendars for our 2nd annual Bluegrass Festival. September 9th thru the 11th. 

LINE-UP:
Kenny Stinson & Perfect Tym'n
Branded Bluegrass
Pete Nye
Leghorn
Northern Indiana Cloggers

Band competition Friday night. $150 for first place plus a booking for Saturday!! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Beer Garden, Crafters and Food Concessions.

CALL AHEAD FOR RESERVATIONS
Electric/Water Sites: $90 (Includes Festival)
Primitive Camping: $70 (Includes Festival) 

Day Passes: 
Friday $10
Saturday $10
Sunday $5
Weekend Pass - $15
Pricing for "Day Passes" is for anyone 16 yr and older. Under 16 is free with a paid adult pass.

For vending information or to reserve your camping spot for this weekend call us at 574-542-4780.

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 August 12th - 14th 2016 - River Fest
Aug
12
to Aug 14

August 12th - 14th 2016 - River Fest

River front primitive available for concert weekend!! Event is open to public, day passes and weekend passes available!! GOLF CART RENTAL: Call for pricing and availability

The official line-up for "RIVER FEST" is as follows:
FRIDAY AUGUST 12th
Summer Breeze - 5:00 PM EST
Smokescreen - 6:45 PM EST
Highnoon - 8:30 - 11:00 PM EST

SATURDAY AUGUST 13th
Jon & Megan - 1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
Phil N The Blanks - 2:45 - 4:00 PM EST
Jimmy Sarr Band - 4:30 - 5:45 PM EST
Easystreet - 6:15 - 7:30 PM EST
Southern Jack - 8:00 - 11:00 PM EST

Camping:
$90 - Water & Electric
sites for Friday & Saturday nights. This includes Festival admission and camping for 2 adults and "live at home" children
$70 - Primitive camping ( 1 adult tent & 1 small childs "pup" tent ) for Friday and Saturday nights. This includes Festival admission and camping for 2 adults and "live at home" children.

Day Passes: 
Friday $10
Saturday $20
Weekend Pass - $25
Pricing for "Day Passes" is for anyone 16 yr and older. Under 16 is free with a paid adult pass.

 

ALL WEEKEND: Beer garden, vendors, Mikes Cravings and much more will be on site!! For vending information, please give us a call.  Our phone number is 574-542-4780!!! 

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July 15th - 17th 2016 - BBQ Cook-Off & Golf Cart Rodeo
Jul
15
to Jul 17

July 15th - 17th 2016 - BBQ Cook-Off & Golf Cart Rodeo

The BBQ Cook-Off weekend is fast approaching!! Make your reservations today!!! Load up the grill, smoker or cooking grates for your campfire and head on over!

RULES:
1. Must be prepared at your campsite
2. Contestants must prepare 3 lbs of beef, chicken or pork
3. Must be camping with us to participate
4. Contestants must have judges plate to the recreation hall by 1:00 PM EST Saturday July 16th
5. HAVE FUN!!! Bring your appetite because after judging all BBQ'd items will be the main course to our pot luck!! Those not participating, please bring a side dish or desert to share.

GOLF CART RODEO!!! After all you campers have stuffed yourselves at the BBQ cookoff, it's time to start your engines for a "Golf Cart Rodeo" Saturday July 16th at 3:00 PM EST in the field. Make your reservations today for a great weekend!! Give us a call, email or message me. 574-542-4780 or risingsuncamp@gmail.com.

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June 17 - 18 2016 - Chester Brown "Browntown" Festival
Jun
17
to Jun 18

June 17 - 18 2016 - Chester Brown "Browntown" Festival

We are happy to announce we will be moving Brown Town to Rising Sun Campground in Monterey, IN. This decision was made to help accomadate the growing population of our festival. We will always share our gratitude to our brothers at the Izaak Walton Michigan City League for the last 6 years. What a magical time it has been! We are pleased to announce this new venue will not only be more accommodating for room, but will also offer some amenites such as a showers, electric sites, RV camping, a playground, canoe rentals & beach access to the Tippecanoe River. 

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