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 season!
*Non-peak season attractions & events have reduced availability.
Open: April 4 – November 3 | Peak Season: June 7 – August 25
All attractions are subject to change at any time.
Whether you're staying for a week or weekend at our family campground in Pennsylvania, there's always fun to be had at Jellystone Park™. Check out the 2024 calendar to find family favorites or to try something new.
4/5-4/14: GREAT OUTDOORS / WAKE UP THE BEARS WEEKENDS
When it comes to the outdoors, nobody does it better than Jellystone Park™! Appreciate all that nature has to offer with our “Plant your own Flower” activity, relax by the fire at our s’mores social, and meet new furry friends at the petting zoo! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - Wake Up The Bears - S'more Social - Flower Planting - Petting Zoo
4/19-4/28: WILD WEST ROUNDUP WEEKENDS
Howdy, campers! Break out your cowboy boots because Yogi™ and the posse are wrangling up fun! Channel your inner cowboy at our lasso competition, saddle up to ride the bull, and mosey on down to the balloon stampede. This is a rootin’ tootin’ good time that you won’t want to miss! *Weekend Events Only
This is nacho average Cinco De Mayo– prepare yourself for a taco-tastic time at Jellystone Park™! Celebrate with a BEARy fun fiesta with live entertainment, and if you’re up for a challenge, sign up for our hot pepper and salsa eating contests! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - Fiesta - Live Entertainment - Hot Pepper Eating Contest
5/10-5/19: COLOR CRAZE WEEKENDS
Join us in making Jellystone Park™ paw-sitively pigmented! Go crazy with color in our 5k color run, light up the night at our glow in the dark dance party or come to our one-of-a-kind sip n' paint experience! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - 5k Color Fun Run - Glow in the Dark Dance Party - Sip n' Paint
5/24-6/2: MESS FEST WEEKENDS
Messy mayhem is coming to Jellystone Park™! From the foam party, to our famous chocolate slip ‘n slide, to an ultimate food fight, this wacky whirlwind of messes will keep you on your toes and leave you wanting more! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - Foam Party - Chocolate Slip n' Slide - Food Fight
6/7-6/20: CARNIVAL OF DREAMS WEEKS
Step right up, campers! Enjoy summer nights and carnival lights at Jellystone Park™! The fun is just beginning with our one-of-a-kind carnival and festive inflatables. Keep the good times rolling with our decorative golf cart parade! For food lovers and thrill seekers alike, this is an adventure you won’t want to miss!
Join us under the stars as we celebrate freedom, fun, and Yogi™ Bear! Break out your red, white, and blue in our patriotic golf cart parade and enjoy star-spangled activities and entertainment throughout the week. Don’t forget to also celebrate Yogi at our Yogi Bear™ Birthday Party!
Aloha, friends! Join Jellystone Park™ in island-inspired fun in the sun! Come to our Luau of a lifetime with outdoor entertainment or play putt putt in paradise. It’s a paw-ty for the whole family full of leis and laughter!
Headliner Events: - Luau - Putt Putt Tournament - Live Entertainment
7/19-8/1: CHRISTMAS IN JULY WEEKS
Here comes Santa Claus… and even in the summer he’s still checking his list! Join in the festive fun and visit Santa, get your Christmas card with a goat, or see Cindy Bear™ at the Cindy Bear™ Birthday Party. We’ll have Christmas activities all week long!
Ahoy, campers! Come & enjoy some live entertainment, make a big splash at our pool party, or find the hidden treasure at our treasure hunt.
Headliner Events: - Live Entertainment - Pool Party - Treasure Hunt
8/16-8/22: PEACE, LOVE, & BOO BOO™ WEEK
Break out your bell bottoms, because we’re celebrating Boo Boo™ in a totally groovy way! Stop by the Boo Boo™ Birthday Party for far-out fun, or Boogie down at the Disco Dance Party, where a DJ will be spinning some tunes! Don’t forget to enter our 70’s-inspired tie dye competition!
Headliner Events: - Boo Boo™ Birthday - Dance Party - Tie Dye Competition
8/23-9/2: SUPER DUPER HEROES WEEKENDS
Calling all heroes– Jellystone Park™ needs your help! Grab your cape and unleash your inner hero as we celebrate our local heroes. Stop by our Touch a Truck event and meet the courageous people behind the wheel! Next, dress for success to strengthen your powers in our Hero Training session. Don’t forget to stop by our donation drive for our local heroes! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - Touch A Truck - Local Donation Drive - Hero Training
First Responders Promo
We want to thank first responders! Enjoy 20% off your weekend stay with valid ID. Code: SUPER
9/6-9/15: FALL INTO FUN WEEKENDS
Fall is in the air! Come ring in the new season with Yogi™, Cindy™ and Boo Boo™ as the leaves change colors! Roll up your sleeves with a pumpkin activity, customize a fall treat at our caramel apple station, and enjoy many other fall activities. Then close out the warm weather with a doggie pool day! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - Pumpkin Rolling/Smashing - Doggie Pool Day - Caramel Apple Station
9/20-10/27: HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS
It’s time to get spooky, campers! Jellystone Park™ has lots of fun and frightful activities in store. Gather up lots of yummy treats with trick -or-treating, or watch the Halloween magic come to life during the Magic Pumpkin Experience. Show your creepy creative side with our golf cart competition, site decorating, and costume contest! With lots of spooktacular events every weekend, you’ll be sure to have a BEARy good time. *Weekend Events Only
The air is getting chilly, so help us put the bears to bed with a movie night, s’mores bonfire, and many other cozy activities! Put on your comfiest PJs, snuggle up, and join us for a weekend of unforgettable memories under the starry sky! *Weekend Events Only
Headliner Events: - Bears into Hibernation - Bonfire/S'mores - Movie Night
How far away is your Pennsylvania campground from Philadelphia?
Lucky for you, we offer some of the best camping near Philadelphia, because our Camp-Resort is located only an hour and a half away. We also offer some of the best RV camping and cabin rentals near Philadelphia, with 25+ accommodation types!
What makes you one of the best campgrounds in Pennsylvania for families?
We’re known as one of the best family campgrounds in Pennsylvania due to the countless activities and attractions we have to offer! If you’re looking for a Pennsylvania campground with a water park and pools, you’ve come to the right place. Our Water Playground is great for kids and features various water blasters, cannons, and slides, while our 2 spacious swimming pools are perfect for kids and adults alike! We also have a jumping pillow, mini golf, themed events, and more. You can view all of our attractions here.
We are looking to experience Pennsylvania glamping at its finest. What accommodations do you recommend?
Great choice! We offer the best glamping in Pennsylvania and have 14 luxury cabin types, plus accommodations that can sleep up to 24 people. Cabin amenities include full bathrooms, kitchens, private bedrooms, screened-in porches, and more! View all of our Pennsylvania cabin rental options here.
Why should I stay at your Amish Country campground over other campgrounds in the area?
Our campground near Lancaster is in the heart of Amish Country and has a variety of cabin & campsite options! Plus, we offer many more attractions and activities than any other campground nearby - including our Water Zone, pools, jumping pillows, hiking trails, themed events, and more. These attractions, plus our friendly staff, set us apart from other Amish Country campgrounds.
I’d like to go camping near Hersheypark. How far away are you from this attraction?
Lucky for you, our Pennsylvania campground is located only a little over an hour away from Hersheypark! This makes us the best place for tent camping, RV camping, and cabin rentals near Hershey, Pennsylvania!