Jellystone NJ 2018 Calendar of Events
Receive Your Weekly Activity Schedule upon Arrival. Please note all Activities posted on the web site are subject to change without prior notice. Please understand that the information provided herein is updated on a regular basis, but may change without notice and is not guaranteed for accuracy.
Easter Fun & Wake Up The Bears Weekend – March 30 – April 1
Good Morning Jellystone Park™! Hop on over and meet Yogi Bear™, Boo Boo™, and the Easter bunny too! Kick off the season by helping us wake up our furry friends from hibernation with your pots, pans and noisemakers! This weekend will be filled with Easter hunts, Easter crafts, Easter relays, “hippity hop hey rides” and much more. Enjoy “peep” s’mores on Friday evening. DJ dance in the Lodge on Saturday evening! Don’t forget to bring your Easter baskets.
Happy Camper’s Appreciation Weekend – April 6-8
Welcome back Seasonals and Campers! Get two nights of camping for the price of one on all sites and rentals this weekend! Enjoy s’mores and cookies on Friday evening. We’re chillin’ and grillin’ on Saturday afternoon with a free hot-dog roast and a free dessert social on Saturday evening! It’s going to be a wacky weekend with our crazy hair contest, bingo and other fun games!
Color Me Crazy Weekend – April 13-15
Let your inner artist out on this bright, creative weekend! We’ll have a coloring contest with Boo Boo™, and kids can also take part in creating our own colorful “Jellystone Rock Garden!” Enjoy bingo, ceramics, cookie decorating, autographs with Yogi Bear™ and much more!
Boo Boo’s Wacky Birthday Blowout – April 20-22
Yogi has a super sweet weekend planned for his little pal! Enjoy a weekend with your family celebrating Boo Boo’s Birthday Blowout! Games, give-a-ways, contests and more – you’re going to love this weekend!
Yogi’s “Around the World” Magical Weekend – April 27-29
Wave your magical wand and end up in another country! Yogi goes International this weekend! Get ready to discover some new flavors and fun facts from other countries as camper’s travel around the park! Ken the Magician will be entertaining us on Saturday afternoon! Enjoy wizard movies all weekend long! Such an interesting weekend this will be!
Fiesta Fun Weekend – May 4 – 6
It’s Fiesta time at Tall Pines! Be sure and indulge in mock margaritas during our s’mores campfire on Friday evening. Celebrate with festive arts and crafts, bingo, ceramics, tacos and our nacho bar! Chili pepper contest, anyone??
Marvelous Mom’s Weekend – May 11-13
All moms will receive a free gift from Jellystone Park™ this weekend! Also, our Queens can enjoy free cookies and coffee on Saturday morning and enter a drawing for a beautiful gift basket! Let’s thank her with a free breakfast for moms on Sunday morning. Kids, be sure and participate in our “Draw Your Mom” contest! Enjoy chocolate dipped treats during our mother/child look-a-like contest!
Hooray For Hero’s Weekend – May 18 – 20
Jellystone Park™ is honoring our true heroes –Military and First Responders this weekend! Thank you for your efforts! Campsites and rentals are discounted 20% to any retired or active HERO with a valid ID. Call to redeem and mention discount at time of booking. Kids, be sure and wear your superhero costumes and enjoy physical challenges, relay races, tug-0-war games and an ice cream social – free to all of our Military and First Responders!
Stars & Stripes Forever Memorial Day Weekend – May 25 – 28 *(3-night minimum)
Celebrate, honor and remember our military heroes past and present. Jellystone Park™ is in full swing and the pool, splash park and slides are open! Don’t forget your decorations for our golf cart and bicycle parade! Take part in the resort-wide yard sale on Saturday morning. There are so many fun-filled activities over this 3-day weekend that we can’t list them all!
Yogi Bear’s “Everyone’s Birthday” Celebration – June 1-3
Yogi is celebrating everyone’s birthday this weekend, including his own! Come to our big birthday bash with cake, all kinds of crazy sweet treats, games and a magic show! Bingo will be a blast as Boo Boo™ gives out extra prizes! This weekend is full of surprises!
Pirates & Princesses of Tall Pines – June 8-10
Princesses Rule and Pirates Drool! Meet real pirates during our Pirate Training Show and learn how to talk like a pirate, do pirate exercises along with pirate sword training! Captain Jack Sparrow and First Mate Morgan will show you how it’s done! Make your own pirate sword and search for treasure. All you lads and lassies be sure to wear your outfits for our pirates and princesses’ tea party and costume contest! Visit Jack Sparrows tattoo parlor on Friday evening during our campfire!
Father’s Day Luau Weekend – June 15-17
Yogi goes Hawaiian this weekend just to celebrate Dad’s special day so pack your grass skirts, leis and tropical outfits and hula on down to Jellystone Park™! Play family fun games such as musical beach towels, coconut shot-putt, tacky tourist race, limbo and hula hoop contests. Who will win the father/child look-a-like contest! For you ladies – Stacy’s Bright Lights will be back selling and displaying their lights and holding a class on Saturday evening.
Chocolate Lover’s Weekend #1 – June 22-24
Tall Pines is the sweetest place on Earth this weekend! Get covered head to toe on our huge chocolate slip-n-slide, challenge yourself during our chocolate eating games, indulge in our chocolate dessert social, and enjoy candy bar bingo and other crazy activities involving nothing but chocolate!
Rockin’ In The USA – Fourth of July Weekend – June 29-July 4 *(3-night minimum)
Bring your patriotic pride along with your decorations to celebrate in style this weekend! There will be a resort-wide yard sale on Saturday morning, a patriotic site decorating contest with trophies and prizes, The Class of ’84 Band on Saturday, remote-controlled car racing, DJ pool parties, golf cart derby and awesome activities all week long!
Mardi Gras Madness Weekend – July 6-8
It’s all green, gold and purple as the Bears roll out the fun, Mardi Gras style! Join the “Krewe” of Yogi Bear™ in our bike and golf cart parade. Jump on our jamming “hey” rides with beads, beads and more beads! Make a Mardi Gras mask, find the baby in the King’s cake, and enjoy a presentation by Zoo Jersey when they bring out the animals on Saturday!
Wet & Wild Weekend #1 – July 13 – 15 *(3-night minimum)
Temperatures are rising at Tall Pines and we can “bearly” contain our excitement! This weekend’s splish-splash bash is everyone’s favorite! All water warriors bring your super soakers and water guns and be ready to get drenched during our water battles, wet “hey” wagon rides, wet games and relays! Staff vs. Campers …bring it on!
Crazy Carnival Weekend – July 20 – 22
Enjoy classic carnival games, face painting, petting zoo, inflatables, along with tasty carnival treats, and a comedy magic show. Let’s clown around all weekend and win lots of prizes!
Yogi’s Best Christmas Ever Weekend – July 27 – 29
Tall Pines is transforming into a holiday winter wonderland this weekend! Santa will be here with bells on giving out candy snacks to all good children. Parents – don’t forget to bring a wrapped gift ($2o max.) if you would like your child to receive a gift from Santa. Make unique Christmas crafts, enjoy Christmas movies, Storytime with Boo Boo™, Christmas cookies and participate in our Ugly Sweater contest! Don’t forget your favorite decorations, because Yogi Bear™ will award a free weekend for 2019 to the best decorated campsite and cabin!
Chocolate Lover’s Weekend #2 – August 3 – 5
If you missed the first one then this weekend is for you… dive into chocolatey goodness as you get covered head to toe on our huge chocolate slip-n-slide, challenge yourself during our chocolate eating games, indulge in our ice cream & chocolate dessert social, and enjoy candy bar bingo and other crazy activities involving nothing but chocolate!
Wet & Wild Weekend #2 – August 10 – 12 *(3-night minimum)
So popular, it’s back again for Round 2! This weekend is the wettest yet, so bring those water guns and super soakers for wacky water battles, wet “hey” wagon rides, wet games and relays! Staff vs. Campers on Sunday!
Scare Factor & Double Dare Weekend – August 17 – 19
You’ll have a sticky, stinky, slimy good time as we test your skill and bravery. Kids, adults and teens face all kinds of gross and daunting challenges. Test your limits to see if you can be the last bear standing. We are going to surprise you with all kinds of fun challenges during this competitive weekend!
Ranger Smith’s Wild West Round Up Weekend – August 24 – 26
Put on your boots and hats and mosey on over to Jellystone Park™ this weekend. Saddle up and ride the ponies, have fun at the petting zoo and get lasso lessons! Play western games and enjoy the band on Saturday evening! Ranger Smith will be looking for you this weekend!
Labor Day Weekend – August 31 – September 3 *(3-night minimum)
Join us for all your favorite activities as we celebrate the achievements of hard-working Americans! We’ll have our resort-wide yard sale again on Saturday morning, so get rid of those items you don’t need. Rock to the “Stems and Seeds” band on Saturday night, enjoy DJ pool parties, remote controlled car racing, bingo, ceramics, pizza lunches, golf cart & bike parade and everything else that we can squeeze in over this long weekend!
Cindy Bear’s “Back to School” Party Weekend – September 7-9
Cindy Bear™ can’t wait for this weekend because she’s having a party on Saturday with cake, ice cream and all kinds of goodies! Stop by Cindy’s nail salon on Friday evening. Kids play “Back to School Bingo” this weekend! Since Sunday is Grandparents Day, make a special gift for your Grandparents during crafts. All Grandparents – be sure and enter our contest to see who has the most offspring!
“Let’s All Be Irish” Weekend – September 14-16
Everyone’s green this weekend! Enjoy shamrock shakes on Friday evening, green chocolate chip sundaes on Saturday and a Lucky Charm breakfast on Sunday morning. Guess the weight of this year’s Blarney Stone for prizes! Yogi and Mr. Leprechaun have left a trail of colorful candy for you to find, along with a pot-of-gold!
Fall Frenzy & Football Fanatics Weekend – September 21 – 23
The days are shorter and a bit cooler, but the bears are still out playing! Make fall crafts, score a touchdown during flag football, and enjoy caramel s’mores and a tailgating snack party. Wear your favorite football jersey this weekend for a sweet treat from the store and during bingo for an extra card!
Jeepers Creepers Halloween Weekend #1 – September 28-30
Halloween is so much fun we keep the party going for 5 weekends! This weekend is filled with pumpkin painting, a costume contest (pets included) with prizes, daytime trick-or-treating, an evening DJ dance, a not-so-scary kid’s movie, and spooky, glowin’ “hey” rides. We top it off with our best spine-tingling adventure ever – our Tall Pines Haunted Trail! Don’t forget your decorations for our site decorating contest, along with your costumes and candy for all those trick-or-treating ghosts and goblins!
Wickedly Wild Halloween Weekend #2 (Columbus Day) – October 5 - 8 *(3-night minimum)
More Halloween fun! In addition to our regular Halloween activities, we’re also celebrating Columbus Day! Have a nice long weekend!
Nightmare on Jellystone St. Halloween Weekend #3 - October 12 - 14
It’s our 3rd Halloween Weekend and wilder than ever! Get into the “spirit” with our awesome campers this weekend!
Frightfully Fun Halloween Weekend #4 – October 19 – 21
Beware of the frights and sites that lurk in the shadows at Jellystone Park™ Tall Pines this weekend! Bring your family to enjoy the fall scenery. We only have one more weekend left!
Last Blast Monster Madness Halloween Weekend #5 – October 26 - 28
Grab your brooms and fly in for our final be-witching Halloween weekend! After all Halloween festivities are over, join us on Sunday as we have a hibernation celebration for the Bears before their long winter’s nap!
YOGI BEARTM and all related characters are trademarks of and © Hanna-Barbera. (s14). Enjoy this final weekend before the snow falls and the gates lock. See you next season!