March 30-April 1 Easter Weekend Click for Schedule of events
Visit Jellystone Park in the spring to enjoy an Easter themed weekend — complete with lots of candy, a visit by the Easter Bunny, egg decorating, egg hunts and games. It’s also time to wake up Yogi Bear™, Cindy Bear™, & Boo Boo™ for the spring! Make a noisemaker craft and join our pot & pan parade to wake up those sleepy bears. Celebrate on Saturday night with the first dance party of 2018.
April 6-8 Mardi Gras Weekend Click for Schedule of events
Mardi Gras comes but once a year, and we like to celebrate it in a big way. You’ve probably seen pictures or videos of Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans and, while we all can’t get to The Big Easy for Mardi Gras, we can bring Mardi Gras to our Jellystone Park guests. This theme weekend is filled with beaded necklaces, jazz music, plenty of great food and even a Mardi Gras parade!
April 13-15 Camper Appreciation Weekend Click for Schedule of events
Join us this spring in the weekend that celebrates our favorite people—our guests! Prizes and raffles last throughout the weekend. Saturday night enjoy a FREE hot dog roast and a dance party! THIS IS A BUY ONE NIGHT AND GET THE SECOND NIGHT FREE WEEKEND ON ALL CAMPSITES!
Remember the fun of all the decades of the past this weekend! Join us for a throwback movie Friday night, groovy crafts on Saturday, and a 50s-90s sock hop Saturday night. Dress up from your favorite decade to compete for the best retro outfit at the dance.
Racing is the theme all weekend long. Race down to the rec center for a Friday night movie, and join in the golf cart races Saturday evening. Relay race activities for kids of all ages will keep your weekend moving!
Bring your fishing gear for a weekend made just for you! Participate in our on-site fishing contest and join us for fishing crafts and activities. After a day of fishing, relax and enjoy a family movie.
May 11-13 Mother’s Day Weekend
You never need to worry that Mom won’t have a great day in her honor when you come to Jellystone Park for a Mother’s Day theme weekend in May. Moms will be the guests of honor as we salute all their hard work and dedication with flowers, cake, special meals, crafts for the kids (make Mom a great Mother’s Day card!) and much more for that special lady in our lives.
May 18-20 Cindy Bear’s™ Birthday Weekend
It’s a special day for Cindy Bear™, but all she wants to do is share the love. Bring her a canned good to share with the local food pantry when you come to enjoy her party with free cake and a candy-filled pinata. Make birthday crafts and join Cindy Bear™ for one last hoorah as she dances the night away at the Saturday night dance party.
May 25-28 Memorial Day Weekend
This weekend launches the start to a fun-filled summer! Join us to honor our country’s heroes with a patriotic golf cart and bicycle parade. Plenty of fun is on hand all weekend long with corn hole tournaments, volleyball game, root beer chugging contest, and live entertainment!
June 1-3 Boo Boo’s™ Birthday Weekend
Bring a canned good to Boo Boo’s™ birthday party, and he will donate it to the local food pantry. Enjoy birthday crafts and a special party with cake and pinata. All of Boo Boo’s™ favorite activities are on-hand this weekend, too—scavenger hunt, Foam Fun, outdoor movie, and more!
June 8-10 Pirates and Princesses Weekend
It’s good to be a pirate OR a princess in this weekend full of fun! Build your cardboard pirate ship to fit a person for the pirate ship relays in the lake. Round out the weekend with games fit for a princess or a buccaneer and a costume contest to find the best pirate and princess in the park!
June 15-17 Father’s Day Weekend
Dads get their day with family vacation activities held during Father’s Day theme weekend in June. Go fishing with Dad and maybe even Grandpa too! Dads and kids can pair up to compete in a potato sack race, watermelon eating contest and much more.
June 22-24 Wild, Wild West Weekend
Come celebrate the Old West at Jellystone Park! Dig out your best cowboy/cowgirl gear for the costume contest. There will be line dancing, mechanical bull riding, an outdoor movie, and more!
June 29-July 1 Fourth of July Weekend
It’s America’s birthday. Who’s ready to play? Color wars, corn hole tournament, root beer chugging contest, and a live band are just the beginning of the fun. Decorate your golf carts and bicycles for a red, white, and blue parade!
July 6-8 Luau Weekend
Don’t miss the luau dance party at the beach with the Pacific Rhythm Dancers. Then join us for a special Sunday night dance with a live band. A hula hoop contest and beach-themed crafts make the weekend complete!
July 13-15 Yogi Bear’s™ Birthday Weekend
Yogi Bear™ knows how to celebrate with a huge birthday bash featuring cake and party games. BJ Rattles will also visit this weekend with reptiles to see and touch. Join Yogi Bear™ for all the park favorites this weekend, from tie dye to Foam Fun!
July 20-22 Chocolate Lover’s Weekend
Calling all chocolate lovers—you won’t want to miss the 100-foot chocolate pudding slip and slide! Fulfill your chocolate cravings with candy bar bingo, chocolate pudding eating contest, chocolate milk chugging contest, and more!
July 27-29 Christmas in July
In the middle of summer, why not enjoy some fabulous family vacation activities by celebrating Christmas in July with us? We’ll have decorations, Christmas treats, holiday music, carols and—of course—a visit by Santa Claus! The weather may be warm, but the Christmas spirit is alive at your favorite Jellystone Park during a Christmas in July theme weekend!
August 3-5 Wet and Wild Weekend
Just when you’ve had enough of hot summer weather comes a refreshing and relaxing way for the whole family to cool off! Be sure to bring your buckets, hoses, and squirt guns for a wild weekend where you’re destined to get wet with water relays, wet and wild wagon rides, and more. Once you’ve dried off, join the Saturday dance with live entertainment.
August 10-12 Carnival Weekend
A carnival at Jellystone Park means face paint, snow cones, games, and more games! We’ll even have some cool back-to-school prizes you can win. Make sure to book this weekend full of fun before you run out of summer.
August 17-19 Sports Lover’s Weekend
Calling all good sports! Who’s your favorite team? Come and represent them this weekend by wearing your favorite sports team gear. You could win in our sports fan costume contest. We’ll have some team-themed games and crafts in addition to Foam Fun and all your favorites.
August 24-26 Slime Time Weekend
What’s more fun for ooey, gooey, hands-on excitement than slime?! This weekend, slime is in everything we do—slime color war, slime trivia, and the giant slime slide! Of course, our non-slimy favorites will still be on hand, including kids games and an outdoor family movie.
August 31-September 3 Labor Day Weekend
Take advantage of the long weekend to experience all the fun that Jellystone Park has to offer! Decorate your golf cart and bicycles for a parade of red, white, and blue. Don’t miss the chocolate pudding eating contest, root beer chugging contest, Foam Fun, live entertainment, and more!
September 7-9 EMS Weekend
This weekend, it’s time to celebrate our brave public servants. All firefighters, police officers, and EMS personnel receive 25% off of your entire stay as a way of saying thank you for your service. Everyone is welcome to come join the fun—visit the fire truck display and relax with an outdoor movie.
September 14-16 Pet Paradise Weekend
We know your four-legged friends are a part of your family. Bring them along this weekend to join all the fun! We’ll have a pet parade and pet costume contest. Dogs will even be allowed in the splash park for its last weekend.
September 21-23 Boo Boo’s™ Pumpkin Patch Weekend
This weekend is short on scary and big on fun! Dress up for our costume contest, then trick or treat throughout the park. Enjoy pumpkin painting, Halloween games, and a family movie. You won’t want to miss this kickoff to the Halloween season.
September 28-30, October 5-7, October 12-14, 19-21, 26-28 Halloween Weekends
Halloween at Jellystone Park is bigger and better than ever! Pick the weekend that works for you—you’ll find all the good stuff every Halloween weekend. Show your creative costumes at the costume contest and gather candy in parkwide trick or treating. Whether you choose the non-scary trail or the super-scary haunted version, you’ll be sure to have a ghoulishly good time!
November 2-4 Fans of Fall Campout
The days get shorter, the nights crisper, and the leaves more colorful. Fall is a perfect time to enjoy camping at a relaxed pace and a reduced rate.
November 9-11 Thanksgiving Weekend
At this time of year, we give thanks for all the guests who have helped us have a wonderful year. Join us this weekend for a Thanksgiving potluck. Bring a dish to share, and we’ll supply the turkey. End the season off right!