Theme Celebrations

Every Weekend Deserves Celebrating

Experience the magic of Cleveland/Sandusky Jellystone Park™ with our exciting theme weekends, designed to make your family and friends’ getaways truly memorable. From Halloween spooktaculars to heartwarming Mother’s Day celebrations, and the festive Christmas in July extravaganza to a special Birthday Party for Yogi Bear™, our themed weekends are packed with activities, events, delicious food, and exciting decorations. But the fun doesn’t stop there – for an extended dose of joy, some of our themes last all week long, ensuring non-stop entertainment for the kids while they are out of school. Make the most of your visit by checking out our calendar and planning your family vacation around an upcoming theme celebration. To enhance your experience, be sure to download the JellystonePark APP before your visit. With the app, you can access the full activity schedule, ensuring you never miss a moment of the excitement. Dive into the world of Jellystone Park and create lasting memories with your loved ones.

Theme celebrations are subject to change without notice.

July 22-28, 2024

Santa’s Summer Surprise – It’s Christmas in July!

Get ready to unwrap the magic of the holiday season in the middle of summer with Yogi Bear™ during our spectacular Christmas in July event! Dust off those cherished Christmas decorations from the attic and transform your site into a winter wonderland. Enter our highly anticipated site decorating contest and showcase your creativity for a chance to win fabulous prizes! Share delicious cookies with Santa himself, savoring the sweet taste of holiday treats in the company of the man in the red suit. Gather around for carols by candlelight, where you’ll join in a harmonious chorus, filling the air with melodic cheer. And don’t forget the highlight of the festivities – tree decorating with Yogi Bear™ and his friends.

July 29, 2024 – August 4, 2024

Enchanted Jewelry & Gems: A Radiant Weekend of Discovery and Creativity

Embark on an enchanting adventure at “Enchanted Gems: A Radiant Weekend of Discovery and Creativity.” Join us for a gem-filled extravaganza where you’ll dive into the secrets of sparkly stones, design your radiant jewelry pieces, and explore the fascinating art of gemstone arrangement.

Whether you’re into crafting, discovering hidden treasures, or just want to add a touch of sparkle to your weekend, there’s something for everyone! Unleash your imagination, make new friends, and create dazzling masterpieces. Don’t miss out on the fun – come join us for a weekend that promises excitement, creativity, and a whole lot of Sparkle & Shine!

Engage in a Gemstone Dig and Discovery, unearth your own precious treasures, and then immerse yourself in the Jewelry Crafting Extravaganza. Craft personalized bracelets, necklaces, or keychains with a variety of beads and materials. It’s a weekend of discovery, creativity, and radiant fun for everyone!

August 5-11, 2024

Cocoa Carnival: A Decadent Celebration of Chocolate Bliss

Welcome to a chocoholic’s dream come true! Indulge in a mouthwatering celebration centered around the world’s favorite treat: chocolate! Get ready for a delectable extravaganza where you can immerse yourself in a chocolatey wonderland. From thrilling activities to scrumptious treats, this event will satisfy your sweet tooth and create unforgettable memories. Join us for a Chocolate Slip n’ Slide: Slide, glide, and have a blast on a chocolatey slide that will leave you covered in deliciousness, show off your talents with a chocolate painting, and so much more as we celebrate the wonders of chocolate and create unforgettable moments of pure bliss.

August 16-18, 2024

Pirate’s Booty and Royal Beauty: The Adventures of Raiders and Royalty

Sail into a fairytale world during our Princesses and Pirates weekend, where elegance meets adventure. Join Captain Yogi Bear™ on a magical journey to discover hidden treasures and uncover your inner hero. Don your royal gowns and pirate attire to confront challenges that test your courage and wit. It’s a celebration of imagination, friendship, and the magic within each of us. Create cherished memories in an enchanting world where dreams take flight and legends come to life. Answer the call of adventure on this extraordinary escapade, a tale of bravery, friendship, and the triumph of true hearts. Dress your best and join us for the Pirates and Princesses Ball. We’ll have music and snacks!

August 23-25, 2024

Holiday Medley Mix-Up: A Joyful Jumble of Celebrations

Christmas? Halloween? Easter? Which one is it? It’s a festive fusion where the lines between holidays blur and the fun knows no bounds. Join us for an extraordinary experience that combines the magic of multiple celebrations into one incredible adventure! Join us for an Easter Hunt with candy-filled eggs, trick-or-treating in your ugly sweater, and much more! Unleash your creativity and deck out your site with holiday-themed decorations of your choice. Let your imagination run wild and create a captivating display that reflects YOUR favorite holiday. Join us for this remarkable celebration where the boundaries of traditional holidays are reimagined. It’s a chance to experience the joy, magic, and excitement of multiple celebrations all in one incredible event. Get ready for a Holiday Mashup that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime! Don’t forget candy for the trick-or-treaters! (approx. 150-200 kids)

August 30, 2024 – September 2, 2024

Work Hard, Play Harder: A Labor Day Celebration

As the summer sun sets and we bid adieu to the carefree days, join us for a Labor Day weekend extravaganza that embodies the spirit of “We Work Hard and Play Harder.” This celebration serves as the unofficial end of summer and the gateway to the enchanting fall camping season. Prepare for a dynamic experience filled with exciting activities, joyful parades, creative arts and crafts, and a refreshing pool party that will make this holiday one to remember. Embrace the essence of this transitional moment as we pay tribute to the hard work and dedication that defines us. Let us gather in a spirit of camaraderie and revel in the rewards of our labor. We’ll have a cookout and campfire together too! It’s time to celebrate both the accomplishments and the joys that life offers.

September 6-8, 2024

Hut, Hut, Hooray! It’s Tailgate For Days

Football season is here so let’s join Yogi Bear™ and friends with our own football fun and games! Plenty of crafts to cheer on your favorite team! Immerse yourself in the football fever as we engage in exhilarating activities that celebrate the beloved sport. From friendly football matches to thrilling games that test your skills, there’s no shortage of excitement for sports enthusiasts of all ages.

September 13-15, 2024

Red, White, and You: Celebrating Heroes, Unity, and Fun

Join us in a heartfelt celebration as we honor the remarkable heroes who tirelessly serve and protect our communities every day. Help us pay tribute to these extraordinary individuals by participating in our Hometown Hero Crafts, where we will create meaningful mementos that express our gratitude and admiration. In recognition of their selfless service, we extend a special offer to our hometown heroes. Police officers, firefighters, EMS personnel, active military members, and veterans will receive an exclusive discount of 25% off their stay. It’s our way of expressing our heartfelt appreciation for their unwavering dedication and sacrifices.

Use promo Code HERO25 at checkout. 

September 20-22, 2024

Harvest Hoedown: A Fall Festival Weekend

Welcome to Harvest Hoedown: A Fall Festival Weekend! Get ready to embrace autumn’s spirit and enjoy a festive celebration filled with joy, laughter, and good old-fashioned fun. Immerse yourself in the seasonal charm as you enjoy “apple bobbing”, and hey-rides through the scenic landscape. Indulge in delectable treats like caramel apples, warm cider, and freshly baked donuts that will delight your taste buds and warm your heart. Participate in traditional games and relax under the starry night sky by the bonfire. Grab your hat and dancing shoes for a hoedown like no other, where laughter, dancing, and cherished memories abound. Yeehaw

September 27-29, 2024

Pumpkins & Clowns Halloween Weekend 1

It’s Halloween at Jellystone Park™ with the theme being Pumpkins and Clowns!!! Activities will include loads of fun and plenty of scares! Join us for arts, crafts, activities, pumpkin carving, costume contests, and a campsite/cabin decorating contest! Our campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking, and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first through third place in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick-or-treaters! (approx. 150-200 kids)!

Theme Weekend Highlights

Celebrate Any Holiday at Jellystone!