2018 Events


April 27 – April 29, 2018
Welcome Back to Camping/Rangers in Training Weekend

Come join us for Opening Weekend and May Day! Winter is over! We will be waking up the bears for the season, don’t forget your cow bells. We will dust off the cobwebs, while our Rec Rangers are training for the summer. Come and play some new games and help our Rec Rangers learn the ropes. It’s also a perfect time to play a round of mini golf, see some old friends, and have a campfire! Don’t forget this weekend is discounted for all firefighters!

May 4 – 6, 2018
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 make your favorite animal mask and then wear it on the Hey Hey ride. How brave are you? Don’t be afraid to take on the “adventure” we have scheduled this weekend! Be sure to reserve your spot on this last pre-season weekend for discounted pricing for all police and military personnel!

May 11 – 13, 2018
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 cool present later in the day. The evening brings a chance for mom to design her own wine glass! Treat mom with special pricing on our camping this weekend, along with all Nurses as well!

May 18-20, 2018
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! There will be a Birthday Party, cupcakes, and games aplenty!. S’more Cups and Sombrero making are on the agenda, and the first Glow Parade of the season will take place after the dance. Don’t miss it!!

May 25 – 28, 2018
Celebrate our 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 eating contests, the bags tournament, and all the other games all weekend. 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 that we have planned.


June 1 – 3, 2018
Slimefest 2018 Weekend
Hey kids! This is your chance! Let’s play some messy kickball, compete in some Parents vs. Kids Challenges, and more! Show your parents how it’s done. Be prepared for a good old-fashioned messy fun weekend, and Saturday night be sure to enjoy our dance at the pavilion.

June 8 – 10, 2018
Bugs “N” Blooms Weekend
Flowers are blooming, and our favorite bugs are out! In addition to doing some bug-hunting, we will be  watering the flowers and even plant some new ones! You will enjoy some water-soaked fun with our famous Water Wagon wars this weekend too! Of course, you can keep cool with some favorite games like bingo, mini golf, and some arts and crafts. We will make some special bug pictures and a flower or two as well.

June 15 – 17, 2018
Father’s Day/Race Weekend

This weekend is all about the dads! Get your Dad involved in making a Pinewood Derby car for our race in the Park! 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! Dress Dad up in some glow stuff and take him to the Glow in the Dark Parade right after the dance. Kids can even stop by the Recreation Center to make a cool craft and card that dad will love!!

June 22 – 24, 2018
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 and the chocolate pudding eating contest. We will bring out the foam machine, have a water-basketball game, and more! This is definitely a weekend you will not want to miss!!


June 29 – July 2, 2018
Fourth of July Celebration 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 chock-full of activities, including Kids and Adult Bags Tournaments, Adult Horseshoes, Site and Golf Cart Decorating Contests, a 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament, 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 6 – 8, 2018
Fairy Tale Weekend
Everyone loves a good fairytale! Join us this weekend and bring your favorite fairytale costume and get ready for some fun games! Enter the “best Costume” contest, have fun with the Foam Machine, enjoy some arts & crafts and play some Fairytale games! There will be a dance Saturday night with a Glow Parade to follow – make sure to book your sites early!

July 13 – 15, 2018
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 make Christmas decorations, bring out the Water War Wagon and plan lots of Christmas activities. Be sure to get there 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 and a Glow in the Dark Parade after the dance on Saturday!

July 20 – 22, 2018
Masquerade Mystery Weekend

We will be celebrating all weekend with purple, gold, and green! Have fun during the day by creating your own Masquerade Mask! Then join us on the Hey Hey Ride showing off your creation. This is always one of our more popular weekends, so make sure you book your sites early!

July 27 – 29, 2018
Luau Weekend

Hana hou (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 activities, the hula hoop contest, site and golf cart decorating contests, Pineapple Bowling, Water Wars and lots of “hang-ten fun” on the giant Slip-N-Slide. 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. Wrap up your Saturday night with a Glow Parade after the dance. This is one weekend to “Hang Loose!”


August 3 – 5, 2018
Sports Weekend/GILBERT BROWN/Tailgate Weekend

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, and our new basketball competition! 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! This is a win win weekend for all our sports enthusiasts!

August 10-12, 2018
Family Fun/Can you Spy Weekend
Calling all Families— head on over to Jellystone Park™! This weekend is the 10th Annual Family Fun weekend! Get your family ready for a fun-filled weekend of competition! We will have relays, some family rivalry and we are adding some “can you spy” games to our family line up. We’ve got lots of fun in store for everyone so come join the Jellystone family! Everyone’s a winner at Jellystone Park™!

August 17 – 19, 2018
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 War Wagon. We will bring out the Rolling Log activity again this weekend, along with a splash-filled Water Basket Ball Game! Be ready for a wet weekend of fun!

August 24 – 26, 2018
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 to lasso and even learn a line dance or two. It’s going to get hot and we will have everything you need to cool down including our two pools, inflatable wet/dry slides and the foam machine. A glow parade to follow the dance!


August 31 – September 3, 2018
Labor Day/Space Exploration 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 some special messy games ready for you! There will be shaving cream contests and lots of water balloon fun. This year we are adding some space exploration to the weekend. We will do a tour of what space exploration has brought to us. Maybe we can try our hands at making flying cars.

September 7 – 9, 2018
Rock-N-Roll Weekend
Rock and Roll is here to stay! Join us this weekend for some Rock and Roll themed fun! Meet with the Rec Rangers to make your own instruments then use your creation to enter our new Air Band Contest! We will be “shaking it up” and “twisting” the whole weekend! Come and enjoy some great tunes this weekend and don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes!

September 14 – 16, 2018
Customer Appreciation Weekend
Everyone here 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 a movie marathon for all you movie fanatics, as well as snacks such as popcorn, nachos, and candy!

September 21 – 23, September 28 – 30, October 5 – 7, October 12 – 14, 2018
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 that you don’t want to miss!