Seasonal and Weekend Camping on the Shores of Beautiful Gardner Lake
Laurel Lock Campground is a family owned and operated campground occupying over 1,000 feet of lakeshore on picturesque Gardner Lake in Oakdale, CT.

2018 Events at Laurel Lock Campground of Oakdale, CT


Laurel  Lock’s  2018  Season  Events  Calendar

Read Laurel Lock’s weekly newsletter The Chatter each week for details on these and many more events we will add to our activities.   Laurel Lock reserves the right to change dates, times and venues. 



May 26, Saturday, TBA.  Sweet-tooth Hayride   Buy a sweet from the camp store and climb on board the hay wagon.
May 26, Saturday, 7:30-11 p.m.  Mixed Signals band  Come to the gazebo at the campers’ beach to hear the live music, southern and classic rock.  
May 27, Sunday, 10 a.m.   Memorial Day Weekend Horseshoe Tournament
May 27, Sunday, 8 p.m.   New Campers’ Reception  Join us for a reception to welcome our new seasonal campers and workampers.



June 9, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Everything Italian Pot Luck Supper   Make your favorite Italian recipe and bring it to the rec hall.  
June 23, Saturday, 7:00 p.m. The Breakdown band   Come to the gazebo at the campers’ beach to hear a great mix of live music.  
June 30, Saturday, 7:15 p.m. Horse Racing, $10 to play, all proceeds distributed to winners.  



July 7, Red White and Blue Ice Cream Hayride   Watch the Chatter for details on a meeting time and place.
July 7, Saturday, 10 a.m.,   Joe Sisco Memorial Horseshoe Tournament  
July 7, Saturday, 7:30-11pm., The 70's Project Band   Music that’s a blast from the past playing only 70’s music. Dance, dance, dance the night away.   Dress in 70’s-style attire and see if you can win one of our best-dressed awards.
July 14, Saturday, 7:30pm. Sunset Celebration   A family affair. Come and join us on the camper’s beach for a sunset filled with fun and games. Bring glow sticks or anything that will light up the darkness once the sun goes down.
July 21, Saturday, Halloween   Kids, dress up and trick or treat your way around the campground.  Campsites who want to give treats (or tricks) hang an orange pumpkin at your site. 



August 4, Saturday, Campsite Crawl   Sign up to host a brief party or climb aboard the hay wagon that travels from campsite to campsite. More details to follow in the Chatter. Adults only.
August 11, Saturday, 7 p.m. – Mr. Magic   returns for a show you won’t want to miss. Bring the kids and the whole family to watch and participate.
August 18, Saturday, 8-11 p.m., Still Kickin’ With The Big City Horns   Come to the gazebo to listen to fantastic live music with horns, vocals and a great sound.



September 1, Saturday,   Hayride Get ready to climb on board the hay wagon.
September 2, Sunday, Labor Day Weekend Horseshoe Tournament
September 2, Sunday, 8-11 p.m.   The Michael Cleary Band   A top-notch cover band to wind down our season of awesome live entertainment.
September 15, Saturday, Pot Luck Dinner   Prepare and bring a large dish to share with your camping friends. Make it one of your favorite camping recipes.