Canary Beach Resort 2019 Events Calendar

When you’re a guest at Canary Beach, you will find many activities to keep you as busy as you want to be.

There is something here for everyone!


*Barrel Train and Hayrides will be going on at various dates and times throughout your stay! Please check our chalkboard located outside the lodge for postings of time*

*Various activities may “pop-up” throughout your stay, so watch the chalkboard for any surprise activities*


June 29 – July 5:  Help us celebrate our country on the 4th of July with our annual Bike Parade!  The parade will be held July 4th at 3pm.  Decorations will be provided in the Event Center starting at 2pm to decorate your bikes, wagons, strollers, etc.  The Barrel Train will lead the way for the parade in front of the Event Center!

July 6 – July 12:  You Scream! I Scream! We all Scream for ICE CREAM! Join us Friday July 12th at 6pm for an Ice Cream Social in the Event Center! Ice cream and toppings provided!  All guests are invited to come enjoy some ice cream and meet your neighbors and make new friends!

July 13 – July 19: Penny Hunt!  Join us on the beach Thursday, July 18th for a penny hunt in the afternoon – check the chalkboard for time!

What’s happening around town: Enjoy the Pope County Fair July 17th – July 20th!  Family & Kids Day is Saturday, July 20 featuring the 4-H Livestock Auction, Inflatable Midway, Fun Horseshow, and more!  Check out the link for daily schedule

Sinclair Lewis Days – Sauk Centre held July 18th- July 21th! Checkout their calendar for 5k, Kids 1-mile Fun Run, Parade, Family Fun Festival, and more on their website link below!

July 20 – July 26:  DIY Craft!  Come up to the lodge and grab a mini ceramic flower pot to paint and personalize your own to take home!  Craft will take place on Tuesday, July 23rd – time will be posted on the chalkboard!

What’s happening around town: 64th Annual Waterama in Glenwood will be held July 26th-28th.  Friday the 26th kicks off with the Traveling Tree House, laser tag, and inflatables/water wars!  Enjoy Friday night with the Waterama Street Dance featuring the Johnny Holm Band! Visit the link for more daily activities! Visit their website for more details

July 27 – August 2:  Movie Night! Join us Friday, August 2nd for free popcorn, lemonade and a movie in the event center!  Movie will begin at 7:00pm.  Check the chalkboard that day for movie choice, will be family friendly!

What’s happening around town:  64th Annual Waterama Grande Day Parade Sunday July 28th at 1:00pm in Glenwood! 

Forada Days – August 2nd, 3rd, & 4th!  Crowd favorites returning this year are the Dan Lee Hypnosis, Forada 5K, Pig Races, and more! Checkout their website for more details of their schedule


August 3 – August 9:  Birthday Week! Everyone has a special day, let’s all celebrate together in the Event Center on Friday evening (August 9th), and top the party off with a Pinata!

August 10 – August 16:  Decorate your own fuzzy fish magnet!  Come find out what kind of fish hang out in our very own, Lake Villard and help us decorate your own fuzzy fish magnet for home!  Activity will be held on Monday, August 12th!  Check the chalkboard for time and location!

What’s happening around town: Check out the Douglas County Fair August 14th – August 17th featuring various “pop-up” contests, laser tag, and more! Visit their website for more details

August 17 – August 23: BINGO!  Bring a white elephant gift wrapped (one for each player)Game will take place in the Event Center on Friday evening, August 23rd.  Popcorn and lemonade provided for all players, of all ages!

August 24 – August 30:  Halloween in August on Saturday the 24th!  Dress your family in costumes, decorate your cabin, camper, or tent and watch the night come alive!  Halloween “color your own” frisbees will be available for a craft for the kids, along with a movie in the Event Center afterwards!  A prize will be given for best costume!

 August 31 – September 6:  Labor Day Weekend!  Potluck picnic for all our guests will be held on Sunday, September 1st in the Event Center at 4:30pm.  We will provide the meat, plates, and utensils.  Please bring a side dish to share and drinks for yourself/family and come enjoy!

Thank you for choosing Canary Beach Resort for your vacation! We hope you enjoy your upcoming stay and utilize our activities!

News & Specials

We still have some availability during our most popular vacation dates, but our cabins do book quickly!

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