Events

2019 Events


April/May

May 3 – 5, 2019
Welcome Back to Camping/Spring Fever Weekend
Come join us for Opening Weekend! Winter is over! We will be waking up the bears for the season, don’t forget your cow bells, pots and pans, and whistles. We will dust off the cobwebs while our Rec Rangers are training for the summer. Come and play some games and build your own bird feeder to help our Rec Rangers learn the ropes. It’s also a perfect time to play a round of mini golf, see some old friends, join us at our Family BBQ, and have a campfire! Don’t forget this weekend is discounted for all firefighters!

May 10 – 12, 2019
Mother’s Day Weekend

This weekend is all about moms! Spend some quality time with your mom and pamper her with all the luxuries of camping at Jellystone Park™! Be sure to stop by the Recreation Center to make her a card in the morning and a beautiful present later in the day. The evening brings a chance for mom to design her own wine glass! Come check out an adults-only paint n’ sip. Treat mom with special pricing on our camping this weekend. All nurses will get special pricing as well!

May 17 – 19, 2019
Safari Adventure Weekend

Lions, and tigers, and Yogi Bear’s™ abound for this fun-filled weekend. Come to the Recreation Center on Saturday morning to decorate your own safari hat, and then wear it on the Hey Hey ride. We will also make binoculars that you can use on the Safari Animal Hunt. Be sure to reserve your spot for this last pre-season weekend and enjoy discounted pricing for all police and military personnel!

May 24 – 27, 2019
Celebrate our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Weekend

Join everyone here at Jellystone Park™ of Fort Atkinson for the 3-day Memorial Day weekend as we celebrate and honor all of our veterans and fallen heroes. There will be Red, White, and Blue proudly displayed throughout the park. We will break out the Rolling Log activity in the pool, have a site decorating contest, and have a parade with all of the bears. Be sure to check out the dunk tank, the bags tournament and all the other games taking place throughout the weekend, including a special red, white, and blue tie-dying session. We will have our first Water Wars of the season, and a Glow Parade will take place after the dance. Kids and adults of all ages are sure to have a great time with all of the fun things we have planned.

 


June

May 31 – June 2, 2019

Slime Fest Weekend

Hey kids! This is your chance! We kick off the activities with Make Your Own Slime on Saturday morning. Let’s play slime toss, have a slime water balloon fight, and compete in a Parents vs. Kids Challenge of slime tug of war! Show your parents how it’s done in the Water Wars as well. Be prepared for a good old-fashioned messy fun weekend, and Saturday night be sure to enjoy our dance at the pavilion, with a Glow Parade to follow!

 

June 7 – 9, 2019
Fiesta Weekend/Yogi’s Birthday

Do you like food, entertainment and fun? Come join us for our fiesta festivities and Yogi’s Birthday; it’s sure to be the biggest celebration of the year! Saturday morning we will make mini piñatas for everyone to join in the fiesta fun. There will be a Birthday Party, cupcakes, and games aplenty! S’more Cups in the Pic-a-nic Basket and Sombrero making are on the agenda. Don’t miss it!!


June 14 – 16, 2019
Father’s Day/Race Weekend
This weekend is all about the dads! Grab your Dad and make a Pinewood Derby car to race! There will be a fishing derby Saturday morning, a horseshoe tournament Sunday morning, and our annual Pinewood Derby Car Race this weekend. Don’t forget to bring some racing decorations for the golf cart decorating contest, and get Dad soaked at the Water War Wagon event! Kids can even stop by the Recreation Center to make a cool craft and card that dad will love!!


June 28 – 30, 2019
Everything Chocolate Weekend
Everyone loves chocolate! Join us this weekend and be prepared for a lot of messy, edible, and delicious activities that all chocolate lovers will not want to miss! Indulge yourself with a Chocolate Hunt that will take place all weekend long, and don’t miss the chocolate pudding eating contest. We will bring out the Rolling log for pool fun, and you definitely want to take on the Face the Cookie challenge. We will have our Water War Wagon out and more! This is definitely a weekend you will not want to miss!!

 


July

July 4 – 7, 2019
Fourth of July Weekend
Join us for three whole days of fun-filled Red, White, and Blue celebrations as we commemorate the 4th of July. Every day will be chockfull of activities, including Kids and Adult Bags Tournaments, Adult Horseshoes, Site and Golf Cart Decorating Contests, a water balloon baseball game, the Rolling Log, wooden sign making, Water Wars, and our Annual 4th of July Parade. There will be a Glow Parade after the dance. Plan to stay the entire week as we celebrate the birth of our nation at Jellystone Park™.

July 12 – 14, 2019
Christmas in July Weekend
Ho-Ho-Ho! Everyone here at Jellystone Park™ is getting into the Christmas spirit, even Yogi Bear™! Bring the kids to the Lodge to meet Santa and take pictures. We will have a shaving cream balloon fight, a tug of war over a snow pit, and bring out the bubble machine. Lots of Christmas activities are on tap, including karaoke before the dance. Be sure to get here in time for the special Tree Lighting Ceremony with Yogi Bear™. Bring your best Christmas spirit, because there will be a site and golf cart decorating contest Saturday!


July 19 – 21 2019
Carnival Weekend
Come one, come all to Jellystone Park™ of Fort Atkinson for mid-summer carnival excitement. Step right up to enjoy the most fun around, including how to make basic balloon animals! Games, prizes, face painting and more are on the agenda. Beat the heat with Water Wars and the dunk tank, or stop into the Pic-a-nic Basket for a delicious snow cone! The festivities can’t start until you are here, so make sure to book your stay for this weekend early.

July 26 – 28, 2019
Mardi Gras Weekend
We will be celebrating all weekend with purple, gold, and green! Have fun during the day by creating your own Masquerade Mask for the Masquerade Dance on Saturday night! But, join us first on the Hey Hey Ride to show off your creation. We will also have a special tie-dye Mardi Gras style, Water Wars, a bead tossing game, and a Glow Parade after the dance. This is always one of our more popular weekends, so make sure you book your sites early!

 


August

August 2 – 4, 2019
Sports Weekend/GILBERT BROWN
In anticipation of the upcoming football season, Yogi Bear™ and his friends have a weekend full of sports and activities ready for you! There will be a punt-pass-kick competition, a bags tournament, a capture-the-flag contest, and many other sports games! How about a little friendly Packer vs. Bears Sports Trivia? Gilbert Brown will MC a special event featuring Deal or No Deal for great Packer memorabilia, with all proceeds going to the Gilbert Brown Foundation! Make sure to take part in the Water Wars and the Glow parade that this weekend has to offer. This is a win-win weekend for all our sports enthusiasts!

August 9 – 11, 2019
Luau Weekend
Hana hou (the Hawaiian phrase for Encore). Considering its enormous popularity, it should be no surprise that Luau weekend returns to Jellystone Park™. Say Aloha to our popular hula skirt making activity, the hula hoop contest, site and golf cart decorating contests, Pineapple Bowling, the Rolling Log and the Water War Wagon will be out! Don’t forget to come over and take a hula lesson. Saturday evening ends with our annual luau dance and limbo contest. Dress code is Hawaiian casual so don’t forget the grass skirts, coconut bras, leis, and those beautiful shirts. This is one weekend to “Hang Loose!”


August 16 – 18, 2019
Superhero Weekend
“There is a superhero in all of us, we just need the courage to put on the cape.” –Superman. This weekend is here to celebrate your inner superhero. Bring your best hero skills and try to Defeat the Villain and Destroy the Bombs in two of our themed games for the weekend. We will also have a costume contest and break out the Rolling Log again. Remember, anyone can be a hero and we want to honor yours!! Come and join us in the fun!

August 23 – 25, 2019
Wet ‘N Wild Weekend
The Rec Rangers have been dry all summer, and are ready to get wet and share in the fun this weekend! There will be food specials at the Pic-a-Nic Basket and lots of wonderfully-wet games, including our popular Water Wars! We will fill up the dunk tank this weekend, along with a splash-filled Water Balloon Fight! Don’t miss our new t-shirt freeze contest or the Glow Parade after the dance. Be ready for a wet weekend of fun!

 


September

August 30 – September 2, 2019
Labor Day Weekend
Bring the whole family for this special, extra-long Labor Day Weekend. We have three full days of fun planned for everyone; including bags and horseshoe tournaments, the annual Labor Day parade, Hey Hey Rides with the Bears, and more! Plus, you might want to bring an extra change of clothes this weekend as the Rec Rangers have many wet activities planned including Water Wars, the Rolling Log, the dunk tank, and much more water balloon fun! Come and paint a wooden sign that will look great in your camper. Don’t miss the final Glow Parade of the season after the dance.


September 6 – 8, 2019
Wild West Weekend
Yee-haw! Join Yogi Bear™ and his friends this weekend as they explore the Wild West! We will try our luck at learning how to lasso, and even learn a line dance or two. We’re off to the races and want you to participate in our Hobby Horse Derby!! Bring your own hobby horse or decorate one at the craft activity on Saturday morning. It’s going to get hot and we will have everything you need to cool down, including two pools, inflatable wet/dry slides, the Rolling Log, and the foam machine. We will have our annual rummage sale this weekend as well.

September 13 – 15, 2019
Customer Appreciation Weekend
Everyone at Jellystone Park™ would like to thank you for visiting us this season and we are going to show it this weekend! Look for good deals in the lodge, the Pic-a-Nic Basket, and in activities. Discounted prices and many other specials will be offered! To go along with all the discounts there will be all of your favorite activities for you to enjoy one last time before the Halloween Weekends.

September 20 – 22, September 27 – 29, October 4 – 6, October 11 – 13, 2019
Halloween Weekends
Boo! Calling all Halloween lovers! Jellystone Park™ will have all of your fall and Halloween favorites this season. We will have special fall designs in ceramics, sun-catchers, t-shirts, and crafts! There will be trick-or-treating in the campground, as well as costume contests! Site decorating is always fun and we will have prizes for all the winners! The Rec Rangers will have coloring contests, a candy-corn guessing contest, pumpkin decorating and more fun fall activities planned. The weather may be cooling off, but the fun at Jellystone Park™ isn’t! These weekends are some of the best! You don’t want to miss it!