• Be a Ranger Weekend
    Starts: 04/20/2018 - Ends: 04/22/2018

    Bring your gloves and rakes to help Ranger Smith get Jellystone Park "Bear"able. Participate in the weekend events to earn your Jr. Ranger badge. Special guests from the Rockford Amateur Astronomers will let you get a glimpse of breathtaking galaxies through their telescopes. Celebrate all our hard work at the DJ dance party.

  • Rise & Shine Yogi Bear!
    Starts: 04/27/2018 - Ends: 04/29/2018

    Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are ready to come out of hibernation. It's time to grab the pots and pans and parade on over to the Bear Cave to wake the Bears!
    Join the pajama party Saturday night with the Bears for good ol' campground family fun, music, dancing, games and more!

  • Dastardly Dip Weekend
    Starts: 05/04/2018 - Ends: 05/06/2018

    Join in the Chilly Dastardly Dip and compete for the wackiest plunge costume contest. Bring your furry friends to join in Muttley's Mile March to raise money for the Granny Rose Animal Shelter. Don't miss the DJ dance with a Dastardly Dance Off on Saturday night.

  • Mother's Day Mad Hatter Tea Party
    Starts: 05/11/2018 - Ends: 05/13/2018

    Make a hat in the Recreation Center and compete in the Maddest Hatter Contest. DJ Twist brings the party with dancing and a fashion show! Sign up early to register for Roxie's Wine & Paint Party.

  • Wacky Racing Weekend
    Starts: 05/18/2018 - Ends: 05/20/2018

    Do you feel the need for speed? Come compete in our many wacky races. Watch the Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club competitions and events held here at the park throughout the weekend.

  • Memorial Day Music Fest
    Starts: 05/25/2018 - Ends: 05/28/2018

    This weekend is full of music, memories, and more music! Come celebrate the holiday with us as we fill the park with music from dawn to dusk. Battle of the Camp bands takes off on Friday night so bring your guitar, drums, and other instruments! There will be musical performances throughout the weekend ending with a live band Sunday after the Honor Service and parade.

  • Ye Ole' Yogi Bear Renaissance Fair
    Starts: 06/01/2018 - Ends: 06/03/2018

    This weekend, Yogi Bear takes a trip in time to the 15th century. Join us as we celebrate in costume, art, and flair. Shop the vendor show and enjoy live entertainment all weekend. Special guests fire dancer ,Jessie Eckles and Jason Kollum, juggler, stilt walker, and balloon artist extraordinaire will be in attendance.

  • Wild West Weekend
    Starts: 06/08/2018 - Ends: 06/10/2018

    Round up the family and head on out to the campground for a weekend of wild west fun! Join the stampede, get your picture with the ponies, perfect your lasso skills. Line dance lessons and a country band!
    "Ducks for Dad" on Saturday.

  • Dad Days of Summer
    Starts: 06/15/2018 - Ends: 06/17/2018

    It's Father's Day and we have a weekend of fun in store for the whole family! Come and enjoy it all: from fishing tournaments and fish fries to the Super Dad contest and grill off.

  • Mardi Gras Weekend
    Starts: 06/22/2018 - Ends: 06/24/2018

    Come tickle your taste buds and tap your toes during our Mardi Gras celebration. Get ready for the hilarious Ms. Jellystone Park Contest (male beauty pageant) and don't forget your decorations to join the golf cart parade. DJ Twist brings the party to the Masquerade Ball Saturday night.

  • Boo Boo's Big Boom July 4th Celebration
    Starts: 06/29/2018 - Ends: 07/04/2018

    Happy Birthday America! Boo Boo Bear and his friends have invited the Amboy Fire Department out for a weekend of fun that includes rescue demonstrations, medical helicopter and fire truck display, smokehouse, and firefighter vs camper challenges! There will be fireworks show, golf cart parade, boat regatta races, and many more activities to fill your weekend. Don't miss special performances by a live band and Jessie Eckles, fire dancer.

  • Fireworks Show
    Starts: 06/30/2018 - Ends: 06/30/2018

    Don't miss the grand fireworks show over Yogi Bear Lake. Starts at dusk and last about 40 minutes.

  • Pirate Weekend
    Starts: 07/06/2018 - Ends: 07/08/2018

    Arrrgh mateys! It's time to walk the plank! It's wet! It's wild! It's fun! Come to the park in yer finest pirate togs and join the adventures! Treasure hunt for the kids, Shanty Shake Beach Dance Party with DJ Twist! Bring your cardboard boxes and duct tape to compete in the boat regatta race!

  • Cindy Bear's Big Top Weekend
    Starts: 07/06/2018 - Ends: 07/08/2018

    Be prepared to be amazed as we enter a weekend of fun under the big tent. Special guest Jason Kollum brings his Circus Arts workshop where YOU become the juggler. There will be balloon twisting, stilt walking, and a comedy juggling show followed by a kids carnival fundraiser for Relay for Life.

  • Yogi Bear's Hollywood Weekend
    Starts: 07/13/2018 - Ends: 07/15/2018

    Yogi Bear and his friends have rolled out the red carpet to showcase the real star of our Jellystone show: YOU! Jellystone's Got Talent is back. So, bring your song, dance, magic, or wacky talent and compete for prizes. The teen duct tape fashion show will entertain us before the stage opens. Team up with your friends and create the most fabulous outfit to model and win prizes. Plus, we'll have special guests from Folsom's bakery with demonstrations and cookie decorating.

  • Christmas in July
    Starts: 07/20/2018 - Ends: 07/22/2018

    All the joys of Christmas without the chill! Santa visits Jellystone Park for a parade and breakfast! Snowball fights, site decorating contest, and family competitions make this weekend one you won't want to miss! Relay for Life Breakfast with Santa fundraiser. Vendor market.

  • Cindy Bear's Big Top Weekend
    Starts: 07/27/2018 - Ends: 07/29/2018

    Circus arts workshop where YOU become the juggler! Balloon twisting, stilt walking, and a comedy juggling show. Kids carnival raising funds for Relay for Life with lots of games & prizes!

  • Aw Shucks It's Country Weekend
    Starts: 08/03/2018 - Ends: 08/05/2018

    Mosey on over to the park for a weekend of country shenanigans! Barnyard Bingo is sure to entertain and the corn boil will keep your taste buds happy. Don't forget your hat and boots for the country concert Saturday night. Don't miss the line dance lessons on Friday night.

  • Yogi Bear's Tropical Getaway
    Starts: 08/10/2018 - Ends: 08/12/2018

    Slip into your suits and leave your worries behind! Take a weekend to enjoy the sand and the sun with the Bears. Come celebrate the Beach Party on Saturday night with DJ. There will be water limbo, wet hayrides, water balloon wars, sand volleyball tournament and more.

  • Silly Sports Weekend
    Starts: 08/17/2018 - Ends: 08/19/2018

    The Jellystone Bowl competition is back! Does your team have what it takes to win? Compete in events from basketball tournaments to potato sack races!
    Awards ceremony and dance Saturday night! A comedy show will surely bring out the laughs!

  • Blast From The Past
    Starts: 08/24/2018 - Ends: 08/26/2018

    Step back in time and join in the family games. Enjoy the entertainment provided by the dance demonstrations and open dance on Saturday. Amboy Depot Days is this weekend.

  • Labor Day Birthday Bash
    Starts: 08/31/2018 - Ends: 09/03/2018

    Join us as we celebrate Yogi Bear's birthday with a picnic lunch. Be prepared to get super soaked on the giant slip and slide and wet hayrides.
    Relay for Life Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday. Golf car parade and musical entertainment.

  • Super Heroes Weekend
    Starts: 09/07/2018 - Ends: 09/09/2018

    Bring out the super hero in you during Super Hero Training! Meet the real super heroes as the Amboy Fire Department joins us with rescue demonstrations, kids vs firefighter challenges, medical helicopter and fire truck displays, and more!
    Live entertainment at the field dance.

  • The Big Thank You!
    Starts: 09/14/2018 - Ends: 09/16/2018

    Let us show you how much you mean to us. We have a weekend of fun and giveaways planned just for you. There will be a live band performance before and after the live fireworks show.

  • Fireworks Show
    Starts: 09/15/2018 - Ends: 09/15/2018

    Fireworks show over Yogi Bear Lake. Starts at dusk.

  • Cindy Bear's Fall Festival
    Starts: 09/21/2018 - Ends: 09/23/2018

    Folsom's Bakery is back with fall baking demonstrations and kids activities. Bring your favorite family recipe to compete in the chili cook-off. Don't miss the craft and vendor show on Sunday. Visit the magic pumpkin patch and pick out your free pumpkin.

  • Frightfully Fun Halloween Weekend #1
    Starts: 09/28/2018 - Ends: 09/30/2018

    Magic Matt is back with his Spooky Fun Show followed by a frightfully fun weekend. Costume contests, pumpkin decorating contests, and trick or treating will keep the whole family entertained. Do you dare enter the haunted barn? Get free barn tickets with paid park admission.

  • Haunted Spook Barn
    Starts: 09/29/2018 - Ends: 09/29/2018

    Enter the horrifying haunted barn if you dare!
    (included in your camping fee this weekend)

  • Frightfully Fun Halloween Weekend #2
    Starts: 10/05/2018 - Ends: 10/08/2018

    Costume contests, pumpkin decorating contests, site decorating and trick or treating. Do you dare enter the Horrifying Haunted Spook Barn? (included in your camping fee)
    "Beary" Scary Halloween Bash on Sunday night.

  • Haunted Barn
    Starts: 10/06/2018 - Ends: 10/06/2018

    Come take a Beary-scary walk through the Haunted Barn & Cemetery (included in camping fees for the weekend).

  • Hibernation Weekend
    Starts: 10/12/2018 - Ends: 10/14/2018

    It's been a great season here at Jellystone and we would love for you to join us in one last weekend bash as we put the Bears to bed for the winter. Ranger Smith will be at the pajama party with games, activities, dancing, and more.