Burlington Steamboat Days campground layout

Stay at the campgrounds & ride the shuttle to the festival each day!

Des Moines County Fairgrounds
1015 S Gear Ave, West Burlington

Camping for BSD 2018 is available Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17

Campgrounds open Wednesday Noon through Monday Noon.

Camping Rules & Regulations
1. Check in will be from 2 - 5 PM daily Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17
2. Check out: Noon daily
3. Showers Available: (Fri, Sat, Sun)
     a. Females 11 AM – 12:30 PM
     b. Males 12:30 – 2 PM
4. Quiet Hours: 10 PM – 7 AM daily
5. One unit per site, plus one motorized vehicle allowed (additional parking available in designated parking lot)
     a. No tents
6. Pets are permitted on a leash (8’ max) and are not to be left unattended. Please clean up after your pet.
7. Campfires are prohibited per City of West Burlington.
8. No smoking.
9. Alcohol and firearms are prohibited according to state laws.
10. It is a violation of Iowa Law to dump gray or black water on the ground. A dump station is available.
11. Please deposit trash in provided dumpster.
12. This is private property, please respect all grounds.
13. In case of emergency, dial 911 or contact the City of West Burlington Police Department at 319-761-7001
14. For questions concerning the campgrounds, please call Ryan Klein at 319-768-9602

To finalize your registration please download & complete the "Camping Rules & Registration Form" and process your payment by clicking the "Reserve Your Camping Spot" button.


Power, Water, Sewer Included

Single Day: $30
Full Festival: $100


Power Included

Single Day: $25
Full Festival: $80

BSD Shuttle

BSD Shuttle

Through a partnership with the Burlington Area YMCA a shuttle will run Thursday - Sunday night.

  • Time: 6 PM to Midnight; pick up approximately every 15 minutes
  • Fee: Free Will Donation (suggested: $2 per adult (ages 13 +) each way; kids 12 and under traveling with a parent free - all proceeds benefit the YMCA Child Care program)
  • Route: Bus leaves from the North side of the 700 Building of the SCC Campus (Entrance off Gear Avenue in West Burlington). Drop-off on the South Side of The Drake on Washington St. Riders will have a one block walk to the main gate.