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 20-June 21, September 4-October 28. Prime Season: June 22-September 3. All activities are subject to change at any time.

  • safari yogi weekend
    Safari Week July 16-22

    Get wild this weekend with a safari treasure hunt, make a tribal mask at arts & crafts, and kick up your hooves at a dance party!

    Check out a detailed schedule here!

  • christmas in july santa kids
    Christmas in July Week July 23-29

    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 “Hey Hey” Rides, s’more socials, and live entertainment. Bring your Christmas gear because we will be having a site decorating contest where best decorated site gets a camp credit certificate!

    Check out a detailed schedule here!

  • ulster fair camping fun
    Ulster County Fair Week & Carnival Week July 30-August 5

    The fun happens all week long as we enjoy the Ulster County Fair!  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. Plus, we’ll have an awesome dance party on Saturday night!

    Check out a detailed schedule here!

  • water zone summer kid fun
    Wet ‘n Wild Week August 6-12

    If you like water, this is the week for you! Cool down at the Water Zone and play pool games and other wet competitions throughout the week!

    Check out a detailed schedule here!

    Local Events:
    Burger & Beer Bash | August 9
    Check out the Facebook event here!

  • Child having fun swimming in a pool
    Under the Sea Week August 13-19

    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 out a detailed schedule here!

    Local Events:
    Hudson Valley Ribfest | 8/17-8/19
    Check out the Facebook event here!

  • double dare week themed events kids fun
    Double Dare Week August 20-26

    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, “Hey Hey” Rides, candy bar bingo, evening movies, jumping pillow games, and more! Come join in our fishing, volleyball, and horseshoe tournaments this weekend.

    The Grille Wagon
    Tuesday, August 21st
    Saturday, August 25th
    Check out a detailed schedule here!


  • Little boy waving an American flag camping
    Labor Day Week August 27-September 3

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

    Check out a detailed schedule here!

  • science weekend camping fun
    Wacky Weird Science Weekend September 7-9

    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. 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.


  • dinosaur weekend
    Dinosaur Weekend September 14-16

    This weekend is going to dino-mite! We’ll have tons of fun dino games and arts & crafts. Search for fossils with Yogi Bear™ and learn about dinosaurs throughout the weekend!

    Local Events:
    Taste of New Paltz | September 16
    Check out the Facebook event here!

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