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.

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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, mollusks, 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.

    Check detailed schedule here.

    Seafood Dinner:
    Saturday, August 19
    3pm-8pm
    Hudson Valley Seafood will be selling salmon burgers, fish skewers, steamed clams, shucked oysters, and shrimp cocktail.
    Prices will range from $2 – $12
  • Double Dare Week August 21-27

    Kids, are you brave enough to do messy stunts and eat gross food? We are going to surprise you with all kinds of kooky, yucky, fun challenges for our Double Dare Competition! Other events this week include crafts, hayrides, Candy Bar BINGO, evening movies, jumping pillow games and more! Come join in our fishing, volleyball, and horseshoe tournaments this weekend.

    *Get ready for the solar eclipse on the 21st at 2:30pm! We’ll be having a solar eclipse activity with some space-y fun!

    Check out a detailed schedule here!

  • Little boy waving an American flag
    Labor Day Week August 28-September 4

    Come join us as we celebrate the last holiday of the summer season with Yogi Bear™ and his friends. Participate in arts & crafts, hayrides, an adult horseshoe tournaments, pancake breakfast, Candy Bar BINGO, glow stick hayrides, ice cream socials and more! Enjoy live entertainment of all kinds, too!

  • Wacky Weird Science Weekend September 8-10

    Put on your lab coat and glasses and get ready to get messy! Watch what happens when you mix diet coke and mentos, along with other crazy hands-on experiments that ooze, smoke and explode! Saturday, watch a spectacular show presented by our friends at Mad Science. Tie dye a t-shirt, go on a “weird” scavenger hunt and enjoy another great dance party with DJ Rob. Are you a homeschool family? Enjoy 20% OFF any reservation that includes at least one weekday night. Must call and mention Homeschool Discount to take advantage of this deal.

    Local Events: Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival

  • Celtic Weekend September 15-17

    Come celebrate half way to St. Patty’s day by showing off your green. We’ll enjoy Irish soda bread for breakfast and then we’ll head out for a parade with the McFadden’s Pipe Band marching around the campground for us in the afternoon. Plus, we’ll have Irish crafts all weekend long.

    Local events: Taste of New Paltz

  • Chili Con Carne Close-up In A Frying Pan Top View
    Tailgate Weekend & Chili Cook Off Weekend September 22-24

    Come relax and visit Yogi Bear™ and friends and enjoy the festivities of the fall season. Bring your best Chili to the Rec Hall to see who will take home the title of ‘Jellystone Park’s Best Chili.’ Bring plenty, as campers will get to be the judge! DJ Rob will be here to provide some great dance jams for us on Saturday night.

  • Smiling Jack-o-lantern
    Halloween Pumpkin Patch Weekend September 29-October 1

    One day of Halloween fun is just not enough, so we have five weekends full of it! Camp with us for our first Halloween Weekend of the season for spooky fun crafts, decorated pumpkin competitions, a costume contest, daytime Trick-or-Treating around the park and a monster mash DJ dance party at night. Be sure to bring BIG bags of candy for the trick-or-treaters! We have a wide range of spooky and non-spooky activities and attractions so everyone has fun while camping! Beware of the frights and sights that lurk around Jellystone Park™ after dark though! Our site decorating contest just can’t be beat, as scariest, funniest and most original site decorations all win a camp credit certificate.

  • Halloween Monster Mash / Columbus Day Weekend October 6-9

    best monster!), daytime Trick-or-Treating around the park and a DJ dance party at night are just the start of the fun. Be sure to bring BIG bags of candy for the trick-or-treaters! We have a wide range of spooky and non-spooky activities and attractions so everyone has fun while camping! Beware of the frights and sights that lurk around Jellystone Park™ after dark though! Our site decorating contest just can’t be beat, as scariest, funniest and most original site decorations all win a camp credit certificate.

    Three-night minimum this weekend.

  • Halloween Zombies Weekend October 13-15

    It’s going to be a howling good time during this werewolf-themed Halloween Weekend! This weekend will be filled with howling fun crafts, decorated pumpkin competitions, a costume contest (including a prize for best werewolf!), daytime Trick-or-Treating around the park and a DJ dance party at night. Be sure to bring BIG bags of candy for the trick-or-treaters! We have a wide range of spooky and non-spooky activities and attractions so everyone has fun while camping! Beware of the frights and sights that lurk around Jellystone Park™ after dark though! Our site decorating contest just can’t be beat, as scariest, funniest and most original site decorations all win a camp credit certificate.

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