Venue

Year-round Camping

Venue

Year-Round
Camping

Camping near a lake

WELCOME!

You don’t have to go far to sleep under the stars. The SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus has several camping opportunities, ranging from individual Full Hook-up RV sites and dry tent camping, to group and event camping. Find your camping style and enjoy!   If your plans include a stay longer than 21 days, please choose monthly camping to receive a better rate.

BLACK-OUT DATES

Year-round camping will not be available from December 15, 2022 through April 30, 2023. ONLY PRE-SCHEDULED EVENTS and RALLY CAMPING WILL BE PERMITTED DURING THIS TIME FRAME.

Any YEAR-ROUND reservations made from this page during the above time periods will be refunded. 

Click on the buttons below for more information and to purchase camping for the events mentioned above.

 

Seasonal Rates:  November 1 - December 14

Black-out Dates: December 15 - April 30

Non-Seasonal: May 1 - October 31

EVENT CAMPING

Year-round Campground Rates

RV Camp Sites
with Electric & Water

$50 / night

  • includes sales & tourist tax
  • Some sites incl. sewer, we have dump stations, and pump-out service can be pre-arranged ($35/service)

Monthly
RV Camping

$1,050 / month

  • includes sales & tourist tax
  • Discounted rate with monthly camping - pay for 21 nights and get one week free!

Dry Camp Sites
(primitive)

$35 / night

  • includes sales & tourist tax
  • Tent and RV Camping Available - No Hook-ups Available - Tent Camping Limited to a 15 Day Stay

MONTHLY DRY CAMP SITE (PRIMITIVE)

$735 / Month

  • includes sales & tourist tax
  • RV Camping - No Hook-ups Available.

BACKGROUND CHECK

A BACKGROUND CHECK is required for all adults (18 and over) who plan to stay in our campground any length of
stay
21 days or more. (Background check fee $10 pp).

TO RESERVE YOUR CAMPSITE

  • Complete the Background Check for stays over 21 Days (required)
  • Complete the online CAMPING REQUEST form below.

QUESTIONS

Additional Information

CAMPING CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Camping Inquiries: (863) 904-0199
  • Email: camping@flysnf.org
  • SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus: (863) 644-2431
  • Matt Anderson, Camping Manager
    or Lily Burse, Camping Coordinator

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES

CHECK-IN FROM 2-5 PM | CHECK-OUT BY 11 AM - No Staging permitted!

CHECK-IN LOCATION - 4250 Maintenance Way, Lakeland, FL (Enter through Rocky Road Gate)

ARRIVAL, CHECK-IN & OFFICIAL PERMIT

  • All campground guests are required to check-in upon arrival to be issued a SUN ‘n FUN Camping Permit.
  • All campground guests are required to display their SUN ‘n FUN Camping Permit visibly on their camper unit.
  • A copy of your Camper Permit will be required for re-entry to the campus. 

Special Group/Event Camping - We request campers plan to arrive onsite prior to dusk.  If arrival is made after dusk without prior arrangements, staging may be available in the fenced lot (42 Acres) across Medulla Rd. from the Rocky Rd. entrance. A campsite will be issued to you the next morning.  No access or camper placement is permitted in the campground after dusk.

CAMPGROUND GENERAL INFORMATION

CAMPING - GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The individual registering for the campsite must be camping on the site and will be held responsible for their guests and the condition of the site and making sure all rules are followed.
  • No tents are permitted on RV sites. No hookups are offered with tent camping.
  • One camping unit and 2 personal vehicles are allowed per campsite.
  • Long-term campers (21+ days) must pass a background check.
  • Please secure your personal items and lock your vehicles and RV’s. SNF is not responsible for lost items.
  • Shower houses and a limited number of portable toilets are available for all campers.
  • Manual dump stations are available free of charge for all campers.
  • Dump stations are available free of charge for all paid campers.  Pump-out services are available for a charge of $50 per service - Please call 727-365-0176 (Imperial Restrooms) to make arrangements and pay for your service.
  • “Pack out your Trash” required. Please dispose of all trash in trash barrels or dumpsters located outside of the Early Bird Campground and across the street from Raiders Campground.
  • Do not leave trash on your campsite.
  • SUN 'n FUN is a private, non-governmental entity which controls all access to the SUN 'n FUN Campus and all use of its property and reserves the right to exclude anyone at anytime from its grounds.

EMERGENCY | MEDICAL

  • Lakeland Regional Health: (863) 687-1100
  • Emergency 911 Procedures
    • Please call 911
    • Provide dispatch location: 4250 Maintenance Way, Lakeland, FL
    • If possible, please send someone in your party to the SUN 'n FUN entry gate at Rocky Rd. to flag down emergency vehicle.
    • Please notify SUN 'n FUN Camping Team of any of emergency issue.

SHIPPING & PACKAGES

If you will be receiving shipments or packages, please have your full name AND PHONE NUMBER on the address label, at this address:

YOUR NAME (555) 555-1212
ACE / SUN ‘n FUN
4250 Maintenance Way
Lakeland, FL 33811

Please call or email the Camping Office to let us know the date of expected delivery. Typically, our deliveries are to our Administrative Offices and you will be advised of package arrivals.

FIRES, GRILLS & GENERATORS

  • Fires are permitted based on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Fire Danger Index (FDACS FDI) for Polk County.  Ground fires are not allowed in any area of the campground. All fires must be above ground in fire approved containers, such as grills or fire containers.
  • Do not place coals in trash cans.
  • Fire Hub - All posted rules must be followed
  • Generators may be operated from 8 AM - 10 PM unless parked in the 24-Hour Generator Campground (marked area).

GOLF CARTS & BICYCLES

  • Private golf carts may be driven in campground areas and the golf cart paths only.
  • Drivers must be licensed and golf carts must be insured.
  • Please drive slowly, observe all onsite speed limits and watch for pedestrians.
  • Bicycles are allowed on the entire campus (No Airside Access).

GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICIES

  • Quiet hours are 10 PM – 8 AM.
  • To provide a positive experience for all visitors we do not allow amplified music or speakers (i.e. other campers should not be able to hear your music).
  • Please do not disturb your neighbor with loud music, noises, or parties after 10 PM.
  • No RV movement after dark.
  • The speed limit in all areas is 10 miles per hour. PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY. We have students on our campus during school hours and after school.

PETS

  • We allow dogs in the campground.
  • Campers are responsible for cleaning up after all animals. Not only is it a courtesy to your fellow campers, the county ordinance requires it.
  • All animals must be on a leash when outside of the camper, per local ordinance
  • We allow up to two (2) dogs per campsite.
  • Local Emergency Vet: (863) 345-2800

CAMPING AMENITIES / POPULAR FEATURES

  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Camping for Aircraft
  • Electric 50 AMP, 30/20/15 AMP
  • Shower Houses with Portable Restrooms
  • Dump Stations
  • Bicycle-Friendly
  • Natural Florida golf cart path
  • Leashed pets are permitted in the campground areas
  • Outside Static Aircraft Displays
  • WIFI available in some areas of campground
  • Group Fly-In scheduling

SERVICE & RENTALS

  • Fly-Ins
  • Campground Stage
  • Corn Roast Area
  • Fire Hub
  • Activity Fields
  • Banquet Rooms / Halls
  • Clubhouses
  • Pump-out
  • Group tickets for the Florida Air Museum
  • Equipment (picnic tables, round tables, chairs, linens, tents, etc.)
  • Catering or Food Service arrangements

PROHIBITED ITEMS OR ACTIVITIES

  • Ground fires are strictly prohibited and not allowed in any area of the campground or campus.
  • Do not drain off gray and black water tanks on site.
  • Please do not wash your vehicles and/or RV’s while on campus.
  • Helium balloons may NOT be RELEASED from any location on the airport grounds including the campground, and are never permitted outside without advance written approval from SUN ‘n FUN and the Lakeland Linder International Airport. 
  • Drone Operations are NOT Permitted.
  • Smoking, including e-cigarettes, vapes, etc., is strictly prohibited inside and around the facilities and buildings.

Reserve Your Campsite

BACKGROUND CHECK

A BACKGROUND CHECK is required for all adults (18 and over) who plan to stay in our campground any length of
stay
21 days or more. (Background check fee $10 pp).

YEAR-ROUND CAMPING REGISTRATION

  • CHECK-IN FROM 2-5 PM / CHECK-OUT BY 11 AM
    CHECK-IN LOCATION - 4250 Maintenance Way, Lakeland, FL
  • Blackout Dates

  • Year-round camping will not be available from December 15, 2022 through April 30, 2023. ONLY PRE-SCHEDULED EVENTS and RALLY CAMPING WILL BE PERMITTED DURING THIS TIME FRAME. Any YEAR-ROUND reservations during the above time periods will be refunded.
  • Camping Rates (currently in-season)

    (All rates below include Sales & Tourist Tax (12%)

    Seasonal Dates: November 1 - December 14
    Off-Season Dates: May 1 - October 31
  • Full Hook-up (30 & 50 AMP)
    Seasonal = $50/night | Off-Season = $39.20/night
  • Electric & Water Only (30/50 AMP)
    Seasonal = $50/night | Off-Season = $39.20/night
  • Monthly Full Hook-up Camping (30/50 AMP)
    Seasonal = $1,050/month | Off-Season = $823.20/month
  • Dry Camping
    Seasonal = $35/night | Off-Season = $29.00/night (Tent Camping limited to a 15-Day Stay)
  • Monthly Dry Camping
    Seasonal = $735/month | Non-Seasonal = $672.00/month
  • General Information

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  • Please ensure your email is correct to receive your online confirmations. Please check your spam if they do not show up in your inbox.
  • Camping Details

  • Blackout dates are noted above. No reservation will be secured for you during this time - A refund will be processed for any camping reservation made during these time periods. If your plans include a stay longer than 21 days, please choose monthly camping to receive a better rate.
  • Please choose the same camping type when finalizing your camping purchase after submitting this registration form.
  • One camper unit and Two personal vehicles allowed per site.
  • A Cancellation MUST be received in writing 48 hours prior to date of arrival to receive full refund. Send to camping@flysnf.org
  • You must complete your reservation purchase after clicking submit on this form, the camp space is not reserved until the online payment is completed.

    You will receive two emails, one providing you a dash camping permit for your arrival and also an e-ticket confirmation of your purchase.

    Campsites will be assigned upon arrival.
  • BACKGROUND CHECK Link
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

QUESTIONS

Call 863-904-0199

Email your questions to camping@flysnf.org

Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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