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July 4th Weekend

Friday, July 3

10:00 a.m. Kid’s Scavenger Hunt
Come explore all of Ed Allen’s during our scavenger hunt! Meet at the rec hall to get your supplies and then head out to explore the property. Complete the scavenger hunt and return to the rec hall for a treat! Free

3-4p.m. Patriotic Tie-Dye T-Shirt
Join us to make a groovy tie-dye tee-Americana style! $8/shirt or $4/bring your own shirt. Limited quantities available for purchase.

6:30-10:30p.m. Honky Tonk Heroes
Live entertainment at our stage behind the pool! Show is open to our campers only. No outside tickets will be sold.

Saturday, July 4th

9:00 a.m.
Adult Painting Class
Everything needed to complete the painting will be supplied to you! Please sign up in the office by 8pm on Friday. $20 per person.

Kid’s Fishing Tournament
Front Pond
Calling all fishing experts! Show off your skills and become the Tourney Champ! Ages 2 & up. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Free

1-3p.m. Kona Ice Truck
Rec Hall
Come create your own snow cone creation with Kona Ice! Prices vary depending on size.

5:00p.m. Annual Patriotic Parade- Rec Hall
Plan ahead! Decorate your golf cart or your bike in USA décor and come join us as we parade around the campground. Prizes will be awarded.
Line up starts at 4:45pm

Sunday, July 5th
12-1p.m. Poker Run
Ride around the campground and see who can collect the best poker hand.
Prize for winner.

3:00 p.m. Corn Hole Tournament
Corn Hole Area
Put your name on the bracket and show off your talents. Champion wins cash prize! $20 per team

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Father’s Day 2020

Saturday, June 20
10am – Kids Craft Class

12pm – Fishing Tournament With Dad
Calling all fishing experts! Show off your skills and become the Tourney Champ!
Ages 2 & up. Bring your dad as your fishing partner. Trophy for winning pair.

Sunday, June 21
9am – Donuts with Dad (delivered to your campsite or cottage)
We will drop off a sweet treat to you & dad. Must sign up in office by Saturday at noon.

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Ed Allen’s Campground Phase 1 Update!

We are so excited to welcome back overnight camping beginning this Friday, May 15th, the start of phase 1 in VA! In order to remain open, we MUST do our part in adhering to the guidelines put in place by the CDC and our Federal and State regulations. Most importantly, if you are sick or show any symptoms of this virus, PLEASE stay home as you will not be permitted in the campground.

The following amenities and activities will be open, with some restrictions or alterations:

  • Camp store/office (open with call in orders for site delivery with the following hours 5/15 to 5/17: 10am to 6pm and opening for 10 patrons or less starting 5/20)
  • All propane refills will be managed by dropping off your tank at our propane refill station (please make sure it is labeled). We will fill your tank, call you when it’s ready and charge the credit card on file.
  • Cornhole area (bring your own bags)
  • Catch & release fishing pond
  • Fishing pier
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Bathhouse #1 (Bathhouse #2 will open next week)

The following amenities will remain closed during Phase 1:

  • Pool
  • Playground
  • Pavilion
  • Game room

While you are camping with us, social distancing guidelines must be maintained. For Phase One of Virginia’s reopening, this means that everyone must maintain 6 feet of social distance between people not in your household and not gathering in groups of more than 10 people. We also strongly recommend wearing a face mask when you are not on your site. Visitors and Day Passes will not be permitted during Phase One.

If you would like to modify or cancel a reservation based upon this information, feel free to email us at and we will be happy to assist you!

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Special notice regarding COVID-19 virus

With the camping season fast approaching and in light of the COVID-19 virus, we would like to make you aware of our plans here at Ed Allen’s Campground & Cottages. All of these changes are being made for the health and safety of our guests and staff.

  • At this moment, we are still planning to open on March 27, 2020. Our office hours will change to 9AM to 6PM. We ask that if you are feeling ill, please stay home and plan to camp with us another time.
  • The office doors will be locked. Our bathhouses will not be open. All planned activities will be cancelled until further notice.
  • All business will be conducted over the phone and through the walk-up window at our office.
  • All self-contained campers will be welcomed with a pre-paid reservation made by phone at 804-966-2582 or online at All site information will be communicated to incoming guests over the phone or sent by email.
  • If you need or want grocery items that we have in stock, please call in your order. We will gather the items and call you back with a total. Your order will be pre-paid on the same credit card used to book your reservation. Pickup will take place outside of the office door.
  • All propane refills will be managed by dropping off your tank at our propane refill station (please make sure it is labeled). We will fill your tank, call you when it’s ready and charge the credit card on file.

We are taking these precautions so that we can enjoy camping season in full swing, sooner rather than later!! We thank you for your patience as we try to protect our employees and our customers from this pandemic.

Thank you,
Ed Allen’s Campground & Cottages management
March 17, 2020

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Memorial Day 2019

Come celebrate the official kick off of Summer 2019 with us! Fun filled activities planned for the whole weekend. Honky Tonk Heroes will be playing Saturday night from 7-11pm. Show is free to all campers and registered guests. $10 cover charge for all non-campers.

Schedule of weekend events coming soon!

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Spring Yard Sale

Just finished Spring cleaning and looking for something to do with all of your extra stuff? Looking for that perfect yard sale find? Well, look no further!

Ed Allen’s is proud to announce their annual “Spring Yard Sale Saturday” on May 4th from 8am-12pm. It is free to the public to shop around and booths are FREE. You do not have to be a camper to participate.

Please contact the office at 804-966-2582 or to reserve your spot today!

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80s Weekend

Ed Allen’s 80’s weekend will be TOTALLY RADICAL! Events will include: 80’s karaoke, splatter painting T-shirts, color hair station, hair/costume contest and & a show by America’s Favorite 80’s Showband, The Deloreans!

Deloreans performance is free for all campers.

Non campers can purchase tickets for $10. They will play Saturday, June 22, at 7:30pm.


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Halloween Weekend 2017

Come to dEaD Allen’s for Halloween Weekend 2017!

One of the best weekends of the season! Don’t miss out on all the fun.

Hayrides, crafts, pumpkin painting, costume & site decoration contests, site to site trick or treating and Ed Allen’s Haunted House! 

Call the office at (804) 966-2582 for more information.


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GOA Fall Festival 2017


4th annual GOA Fall Oyster and Shrimp Festival.

All ticket sales will be cutoff when either of the following occur first, when sold out or on 10/7. The previous three festivals have sold out.

With paid admission, ticket purchaser is entitled to all you can eat oysters and shrimp until supplies are depleted. There were 35 bushels of oysters and 550 pounds of shrimp served last year. The festival never ran out of shrimp or oysters.

Bring your own cooler in for drinks. Buy a VIP car pass and park within 50 yards of the stage (all occupants must have admission ticket).

There will be live performances by Krunch out of Virginia Beach and the Pat Russell Band out of Richmond.

Activities: Live Music, Corn hole tournament with 100% payout for the entry fees collected, face painting, fire trucks, hay rides, .

There will be food vendors that offer specialty foods, etc.

Craft vendors will be onsite offering everything from jewelery to custom clothing.

Adult tickets are for 17 and older, child tickets are for 16 and younger.

8 and under get in free (no oyster or shrimp included)

Event schedule subject to change.


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