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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 include the Thanksgiving Buffet, Operation Santa, Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration, and Wellness Weekend, with more events coming soon!

Thanksgiving Buffet

November 23, 2017

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your family at Rathbun Lakeshore Grille! We'll take the stress out of preparing the meal so that you can spend more time with your loved ones. 

Buffet menu items include roasted turkey breast, mashed potatoes, yams with marshmallow topping, cornbread stuffing, pumpkin pie, among other delicious items.

View Thanksgiving Buffet Menu

Adults: $24.95 / Seniors: $18.99 / Kids (Ages 6-12): $8.99

Reservations are highly suggested, and can be made by calling Jody Esaias at (641) 724-1435.

Want to treat your family to a Thanksgiving getaway? Check out our Thanksgiving Buffet Package!

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017
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 16-17, 2017

Celebrate the holiday season at Honey Creek Resort! Operation Santa will take place on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17. It'll feature a weekend of festive and family-fun activities, including:

Saturday, December 16

  • 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 17
  • 9-11 a.m.: Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt, plus meet the Elf on the Shelf and her pet reindeer, Peppermint!

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


Date: December 16-17, 2017
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration

December 31, 2017

Ring in 2018 with your family at Honey Creek Resort! The Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration will be held on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Scheduled activities include:

4:00 p.m.
Check-In: Receive Party Gift Bags 

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Buccaneer Bay Waterpark open

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
NYE Dinner Specials at Rathbun Grille 

7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
DJ & Dancing
Balloon Drop at 11:00 p.m. to sync with New York City Ball Drop
Kids Craft Table
Party Favors / Noise Makers
Champagne Toast
Cash Bar in Ballroom

Also, there will be a 1:00 p.m. checkout on New Year's Day.

The Family Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration is included in overnight stays on 12/31/17.

Download event flyer (PDF - Requires Adobe® Reader®) Download Acrobat Reader

Check back soon for more information!

Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time: Starts at 4:00 p.m.
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308

Wellness Weekend

January 12-14, 2018

Refresh your mind at Honey Creek Resort’s Wellness WeekendStart the new year off with a relaxed and rejuvenated mind, and attend Wellness Weekend at Honey Creek Resort. It’ll be held January 12-14, 2018.

The weekend will feature:
  • Breakout sessions: Whole body healing, coloring meditation, recipes and more
  • Healthy, energy-producing meals: Fresh foods, teas and desserts
  • A night hike with our naturalist: Connect with the moon and stars
  • Yoga sessions: Find your Zen
Event attendees will also receive a welcome gift that includes a Mexican Serape blanket, water bottle, Honey Creek Resort journal, and trail mix.

Overnight stay packages will be available.

Download event flyer (PDF - Requires Adobe® Reader®) Download Acrobat Reader

Check back soon for more information!

Date: January 12-14, 2018
Delaware North Honey Creek

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571

866-797-5308