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.


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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