View of the main lodge at Honey Creek Resort

Resort Calendar

When you visit Honey Creek Resort, just stepping outside presents an entire world of things to do. But if you're looking for something more structured, check below for upcoming events and start planning your day-to-day stay here at Honey Creek.

For a list of on-site activities and guided programs, please see our Activity Schedule.

Some of our fun upcoming activities and events include the 9th Annual Bluegrass Festival, our Father-Daughter Dance, Thanksgiving Brunch, Operation Santa, Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Party, and Kids at the Creek, with more events coming soon!

9th Annual Bluegrass Festival

October 25-27, 2018

Join the Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa (BMAI) for the 9th Annual Bluegrass Festival! It'll be held October 25-27, 2018 at Honey Creek Resort.

Details including ticket information are available on the event's website, and on the event's flyer. (PDF - requires Adobe® Reader®)

Special hotel pricing is available, and can only be booked by calling 641-724-1450. Limited rooms are available. You must ask for the Bluegrass rate, and it cannot be booked online.

Tickets: Available at http://iowabluegrassmusic.com/events/honey-creek/

Date: Thursday-Saturday, October 25-27, 2018
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Father-Daughter Dance

November 3, 2018

Fathers, gather your princesses! Attend a magical night at Honey Creek Resort with a served dinner, DJ, dancing, gift bags, princesses and a water park adventure swim. Pictures will be taken by "Myra's Studio" and can be purchased at the event.


Father-Daughter Dance Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m.: Arrive
  • 6 p.m.: Plated dinner is served
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m.: The grand entrance of some of your favorite princesses
  • 9-10 p.m.: Water Park adventure swim

Ticket Prices

  • One adult and one daughter: $60
  • Additional guest: $25

Room rates start at $99/night plus taxes and fees, and can only be booked by calling (641) 724-1450.

Limited tickets are available. Don't miss your chance to attend this special event with your little princess!

Call (641) 724-1450 to purchase your tickets and book your room!

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Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Thanksgiving Brunch

November 22, 2018

A roasted turkey is shown on a white plate with Brussels sprouts Leave the cooking and cleaning to us and enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving brunch buffet at the lake with your family at Rathbun Lakeshore Grille! 

Menu items include roasted turkey, creamy buttery mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, traditional stuffing, pumpkin pie, among many other delicious items.

View Thanksgiving Buffet Menu

Adults: $24.95 / Seniors: $16.99 / Kids (Ages 6-12): $8.99 / Kids (Ages 5 and Under): Free

Reservations are recommended, and can be made by calling (641) 436-0153.

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Operation Santa

December 15-16, 2018

Celebrate the holiday season at Honey Creek Resort! Operation Santa will take place on Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16. It'll feature a weekend of festive and family-fun activities, including:

Saturday, December 15

  • 3-5 p.m.: Visiting with Santa Claus in the main lobby
  • 5 p.m.: Helping Santa light our Christmas tree
  • Sunset: Chestnut roasting on the fire pit 
  • 7 p.m.: Christmas movie with popcorn in the ballroom
Also, enjoy cookie decorating, ornament making, and snowshoeing all day.

Sunday, December 16
  • 9-11 a.m.: Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt

We hope that you celebrate the holidays with us at Honey Creek!


Date: Saturday-Sunday, December 15-16, 2018
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Party

December 31, 2018

Ring in 2019 with your loved ones and start a tradition the whole family with enjoy at Honey Creek Resort's family-friendly event!

Scheduled activities include:

A young boy wearing a black tuxedo holds a New Year’s noisemaker

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Buccaneer Bay Water Park open

4 p.m.
Check-In: Receive Party Gift Bags 

5-9 p.m.
NYE Dinner Specials at Rathbun Grille 

7 p.m. - 12 a.m.:
DJ & Dancing 
Balloon Drop at 11 p.m. to sync with New York City Ball Drop 
Kids Craft Table 
Party Favors / Noise Makers 
Champagne Toast 
Cash Bar in Ballroom 

Admission is $5 per person.

Also, there will be a 1 p.m. checkout on New Year's Day.

Book Overnight Stay Now

Price: $5 per person
Date: Monday, December 31, 2018
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Kids at the Creek

January 19, 2019

Enjoy a day of family fun at Honey Creek Resort at our Kids at the Creek special event! It'll be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and a family movie night PJ party will be held in the ballroom from 8-10 p.m.

Several young children jump in an inflatable bounce houseScheduled activities include:

  • Indoor inflatables
  • A magic show
  • Naturalist activities
  • Free ice skating (weather permitting, skates not provided)
  • A Scholastic book fair
  • An indoor snowball fight
  • Make & take crafts
  • Family movie night PJ party in the ballroom, 8-10 p.m.

Admission is $5 for kids. Adults and kids under age 1 are free.

Please check back soon for more information!

Price: $5 for kids / Adults and kids under age 1 are free
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. / Family Movie Night PJ Party: 8-10 p.m.
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308