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October 15, 2022



The premiere bourbon tasting event in northern Illinois... Barrels & Bones offers exclusive bourbon tastings and a multitude of smoked meats and treats. 

Join us as our Lodge becomes home to eight top distilleries for the evening. This year, there will be multiple areas for intimate tastings with bourbon stewards, or enjoy a group setting to sip those favorite drinks you've encountered!  Food stations, indoor and outdoor activities, music and more.  We invite you to learn more about what your palette has been waiting for....

Brew Fest

 September 24, 2022


Big Timber Brew Fest

Join us for the third annual Big Timber Brew Fest - Cheers to the great outdoors!


Sample over 30 craft brews, seltzers and ciders in a one-of-a-kind tasting event.


Enjoy music,  food trucks & lawn games at Camp Big Timber. 


Limited VIP tickets are offered with specialty craft beer tasting and delectable food included. 


October 22

Aye mateys!  It's time to invite yer crew to have a shiverin' Big Timbers good time at the Big Timber Pumpkin Fest Murder Mystery party - Pirate Style. Get ready for mutiny and murder... It's the Curse of Treasure Creek.

Find your best pirate garb, dress up, bring yer best adventure lovin' friends and help us solve a swashbuckling whodunnit... Pirate style (Prefer to keep your identity undercover and not wear a costume?... we understand) Join us as we attempt to solve the "Curse of Treasure Creek."

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Explore our new driving experience through the woods of Camp Big Timber.  It's not your traditional haunted road....Discover larger than life attractions, including dinosaurs,  aliens in the outer world, a haunted circus, creatures from the lost lagoon and much more. A family oriented Halloween Experience that will having you sitting on the edge of your seat, with your jaw on the floor. 

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Fridays & Saturdays in October

Tickets On Sale Now


All events take place at the beautiful Camp Big Timber in Elgin, IL. The Camp is located on over nearly 150 acres of wilderness.


The camp is located at 

37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL 60124


Camp Big Timber

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