Events

2017 Events


April/May

April 28 – April 30, 2017
Welcome Back to Camping/Rangers in Training Weekend/Spring Cleaning

Come join us for Opening Weekend and May Day! Winters Over! We will be waking up the bears for the season, dusting off the cobwebs, all 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 5 – 7, 2017
Safari Adventure
Lions, and Tigers, and Yogi Bear’s™ abound for this fun-filled weekend. Come to the Recreational Center on Saturday morning to make your favorite animal mask and then wear it on the Hey Hey ride. The foam machine will be making an appearance, and be sure to check out the animal hand painting. 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 12 – 14, 2017
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 Recreational Center to make her a card in the morning and cool present later in the day. The evening brings a chance for her to design her own wine glass! Treat mom with special pricing on our camping this weekend along with all Nurses as well!

May 19-21, 2017
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! This will be a great weekend to give the Zorb Balls a try. S’more Cups and mini piñatas are on the agenda, and the first Glow Parade of the season will take place after the dance. Don’t miss it!!

May 26 – 29, 2017
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 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

June 2 – 4, 2017
Wet ‘N Wild I

Come join us for a weekend full of water-soaked fun! The Foam Machine and our popular Water Wagon Wars will be making the rounds, and be sure to accept the challenge of the Rolling Log and Water Basketball activities in the upper pool! Cool down as the summer just starts to get hot! Longtime favorites such as bingo, mini golf, and arts and crafts are on the schedule, as is a wet and wild digital scavenger hunt. Start off the summer with a “water-wondrous” time at Jellystone Park™ of Fort Atkinson.

June 9 – 11, 2017
Slimefest 2017

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 and the Glow Parade to follow.

June 16 – 18, 2017
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! Kids can even stop by the Recreational Center to make a cool craft and card that dad will love!!

June 23 – 25, 2017
Chocolate Lovers

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, facilitate a Water Basketball game, have a Glow Parade after the dance, and more! This is definitely a weekend you will not want to miss!!


July

June 30 – July 3, 2017
Fourth of July Celebration

Join us for three whole days of fun-filled red/white/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. We will have a Glow Parade after the dance. Plan to stay the entire week as we celebrate the birth of our nation at Jellystone Park™.

July 7 – 9, 2017
Family Fracas, Fort Atkinson Style

Calling all Families— head on over to Jellystone Park™! This weekend is the 8th Annual Family Fun weekend! Sign up early and start working on your team shirts and banners for the Opening Games. Then get your family ready for a fun-filled weekend of competition! From Pre-Games and Field Events to Family Competitions, we’ve got lots of fun in store for everyone! Everyone’s a winner at Jellystone Park™!

July 14 – 16, 2017
Christmas in July

Ho-Ho-Ho! Everyone here at Jellystone Park™ is getting into the Christmas spirit! Even Yogi Bear™! Bring the kids to the Pavilion to meet Santa and take pictures. We will make Christmas decorations, bring out the Water War Wagon and plan lots of Christmas activities, including a digital Christmas scavenger hunt. Be sure to stick around for the Special Tree Lighting Ceremony. Bring your best Christmas spirit, because there will be a site and golf cart decorating contest!

July 21 – 23, 2017
Masquerade Mystery

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 and show off your creation. We will have a digital scavenger hunt and end Saturday evening with a Glow Parade following the dance. This is always one of our more popular weekends, so make sure you book your sites early!

July 28 – 30, 2017
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. This is one weekend to “Hang Loose!”


August

August 4 – 6, 2017
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, 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 prizes! A Glow Parade will follow the dance. This is a weekend for all our sports enthusiasts!

August 11-13, 2017
Pirate & Princess
Aarrghhh! Time to walk the plank with your favorite pirate or princess! Join Yogi Bear™ and friends for a boatload of fun this weekend. There will be Princess and Pirate Ceramics, tattoo times, and a Pirate/Princess Scavenger Hunt. The Foam Machine will be out and you will even be able to make someone walk the plank to our Giant Slip-N-Slide. There will also be a dance on Saturday with a Glow Parade to follow—so make sure to book your sites early!

August 18 – 20, 2017
Wet ‘N Wild Weekend II
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! Our 6th Annual Rec Ranger DJ Off will be held on Saturday night as well! Be ready for a wet weekend of fun!

August 25 – 27, 2017
Wild West/Chili and Salsa Cook-Off
Yee-haw! Join Yogi Bear™ and his friends this weekend as they explore the wild west. Our annual Chili Cook-Off and Salsa Competition will be held this weekend as well! Get your best recipe out of the cupboard and let’s see who can bring the heat! Don’t worry; there will be a camper’s choice category so everyone will get to try some! It’s going to get hot and we will have everything you need to cool down including our two pools, inflatable wet/dry slides, our popular Water Wars Wagon, and more! A glow parade will follow the dance on Saturday.


September

September 1 – 4, 2017
Labor Day

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. There will be a Wet & Wild Scavenger Hunt, and don’t forget to give our Giant Slip-N-Slide a try! This may be the last weekend for our water activities, so book early. This weekend is very popular!

September 8 – 10, 2017
Disco Mania

Flashback to the past and get those John Travolta suits or bell-bottom jeans out for a groovy 70’s weekend. Wear your tie-dye shirts to the disco dance on Saturday, make a mini disco ball or participate in the biggest bubblegum blowing contest. You won’t want to miss the Saturday Night Live dance, so start practicing your best disco grooving steps and flaunt your “Stayin’ Alive” jive. Glow parade to follow the dance!

September 15 – 17, 2017
Customer Appreciation

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 22 – 24, 2017, September 29 – October 1, October 6 – 8, October 13 – 15, 2017
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, suncatchers, t-shirts, and crafts! There will be trick-or-treating in the campground. Site decorating is always fun, as is pumpkin decorating, and we will have prizes for all the winners! The Rec Rangers will have coloring contests, a candy corn guessing contest, 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!