Themes & Events

Jellystone Park™ has exciting events throughout the season! Fun themes and activities center on holidays, seasons of the year and other special days. Take a look at what we’re planning this year. Then book your family’s extra-terrific getaway. See you soon!

Please note: Shoulder Season activities and amenities have reduced availability. Shoulder Season: April 28-June 22, September 4-October 28. Prime Season: June 23-September 3. All activities are subject to change at any time.

  • Ranger Smith’s Wild West Weekend June 23-25

    Grab your cowboy hats and jump in the fun! We’re going wild with water balloon battles, water pistol shoot-outs, a Wild West scavenger hunt, wildest hairdo hayrides and marshmallow shooters battle. We also have a horseshoe and Gaga Ball tournament this weekend! Sit back and relax with some live entertainment and Bandeoke on Saturday night while you also enjoy a delicious Cowboy BBQ! YeeHaw!

    View a detailed schedule here.

    Local Events: Booze & Berries Festival

  • Pirates & Mermaids Week June 26-June 29

    Ahoy Matey!  Mermaid or Pirate, which will ye be?  We’re making a mermaid craft and climbing aboard the hay wagon for an epic water gun battle to protect your pirate ship! Grab your park map and join us for the Yogi Bear™ Treasure Hunt or join us for fun face painting and temporary tattoos. Plus, we’ll have real pirates and mermaids joining us for all the fun!

    Check out a detailed schedule here.

  • Wet and Wild 4th of July Week June 30-July 9

    If you like the water, this is the week for you! Cool down at the Water Zone and play pool games and other wet competitions throughout the week. We’ll have a dunk tank here for both kids and adults! There’s more fun in the sun while we celebrate the Red, White and Blue! Check out our live entertainment and Bandeoke, and don’t forget to decorate your cabin or campsite! Most patriotic cabin and campsite will both win camp credit certificates. Plus, watch our FIREWORKS SHOW on Wednesday!

    Local events: Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival

  • Luau Week July 10-16

    Jellystone Park™ is going tropical this week! We have lots of activities to cool off from the summer heat. The Water Zone will be the location of our two Lu-Wowiest LUAUS complete with Pig Roast, so be sure to get your tickets in advance. We will have Soulmates playing poolside to help us get our groove on. Wear your best Hawaiian clothes; bring your best hula dance and be ready to compete in pineapple relays, trivia, hula hoop contests and more. Aloha!

  • Kid’s Rule Week July 17-23

    Summer is in full swing, and it’s payback time for all the school work. Parents get ready to get wet in our dunk tank. Bathing suits are required this week as we play pool games, slip and slides, wet sponge ball, and of course, water gun battles at the Lazer Tag battle zone. Enjoy some live entertainment and all your favorite outdoor games this week!

  • Christmas in July Week July 24-30

    Bring your Christmas spirit because we are celebrating Christmas early this year! Join us for Christmas crafts, Christmas carol trivia and games! Make sure you get a picture with Santa Claus and Yogi Bear™ for the perfect family Christmas card. There will be snowy hayrides, s’more socials and live entertainment by the Soulmates. Bring your Christmas gear because we will be having a site decorating contest where best decorated site gets a camp credit certificate!

    Local Events: Blueberry Festival

  • Ulster County Fair Week & Carnival Week July 31-August 6

    The fun happens all week long as we enjoy the Ulster County Fair August 1-6!  Since the bears can’t go to the fair, let’s bring the fair to them! Join us for a week-long celebration with carnival games, prizes, clowns, and face painting. DJ Rob will be here for an awesome party on Saturday night!

    Local Events: New York Renaissance Fair

  • Yogi Bear’s Birthday Week August 7-13

    Celebrate our favorite bear this week – Yogi Bear™! Cindy Bear™ and Boo Boo™ are throwing him two Surprise Birthday Parties with delicious cupcakes and party horns. We’re surprising him with a Magic Show, too! Since Yogi Bear™ loves trivia games and going on scavenger hunts with his friends, we’ve planned plenty for him to enjoy with our campers! Other activities for our favorite bear’s Birthday include our famous pancake breakfasts, Candy Bar BINGO, hayrides, arts & crafts and games at the jumping pillow, pool, basketball court and Gaga Ball pit. Happy Birthday Yogi Bear™!

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    Under the Sea Week August 14-20

    What wonderful life forms are found under the sea? We’ll learn all about starfish, sharks, molluscs, fish, and other aqua specimens. Children will play challenge games and then use something fishy to make a unique art project! Plus, we’ll have the live entertainment here playing some sweet jams while we enjoy a delicious Seafood Dinner.

There are so many fun things to do at Jellystone Park™!
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