Themed Celebrations


Themed Celebrations offer you and your family special activities, events, food, and decor for any occasion. From Halloween to Mother’s Day to Yogi Bear’s Birthday, when you book your family stay at Jellystone Park™ Pelahatchie, you’re in for a celebration. Explore our calendar and book your family vacation around one of our upcoming themed celebrations.

Themed celebrations are subject to schedule changes.

May 23-27, 2024

Honoring Sacrifice With Gratitiude: A Memorial Day Celebration

In this commemorative event, we invite you to engage in meaningful activities that reflect the true essence of Memorial Day. Participate in our grand Memorial Day parade, where your creativity can shine through decorating your bike, dressing up in patriotic attire, or transforming a golf cart into a dazzling display of American pride. March alongside fellow patriots, united in purpose and gratitude, as we pay homage to those who selflessly fought for our freedom.

Please note: A three-night minimum stay is required to ensure ample time to immerse yourself in the festivities and make the most of this extraordinary celebration.

May 28, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Crazed Chocolate and Candy Chaos

What do you get when you mix all things candy with an overabundance of chocolate? Crazed Chaos, that’s what! Leave the good clothes at home and join us for a weekend full of food fights, chocolate waterslides, candy scavenger hunts, and so much more! We will make sure that sweet craving of memories and unforgettable moments with your family is fulfilled with all the sugary mayhem we have in store for you!  Traveling in your RV?  Check out our Deals page for a three-weekend special #summersave!  Click here

June 3-9, 2024

Wonder Lab Week: Where Science Meets Play

Gear up for an unforgettable adventure at our Wonder Lab Week – Where Science Meets Play! Join us for a whirlwind of excitement where creativity meets curiosity. Blast off into the weekend with our DIY rocket launches! Become a detective in our Mystery Lab! Solve STEM-themed mysteries using critical thinking and teamwork. Can you crack the codes and unravel the secrets hidden within? Stellar Stargazing: As the sun sets, embark on a celestial journey. Learn about constellations, planets, and the mysteries of the universe. ons of activities for the kiddos and a special treat for the teachers as we give them 30% off their reservation! Use TEACH30 at checkout to receive your discount. Please note: Teachers must show a valid teacher ID at check-in.

June 10-16, 2024

King of the Park: Celebrating Super Dads

Calling all fathers! Prepare to be treated like the kings you truly are during our magnificent weekend getaway at Jellystone Park™. It’s your time to shine, relax, and create cherished memories with your loved ones. Join us for a remarkable experience filled with special surprises and thrilling activities that will make you feel truly appreciated. Kids will create a one-of-a-kind token of appreciation that will warm his heart. And for the adventurous dads out there, it’s time to test your fishing skills in our exhilarating fishing tournament including prizes from the Ranger Station! Even Yogi Bear™ himself has something special in store for dad!

June 17-23, 2024

Tropical Bearadise

Aloha! Dreamin’ of a getaway to just kick back and relax? Look no further! Jellystone Park™’s Tropical Bearadise is calling your name! There’s no better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than here with us! From crafts, games, and so many more fun-in-the-sun activities, you’re sure to enjoy your vacation here with us! We can’t forget to mention our hula-dancing and annual Luau to add to those memory makers we are known for at Jellystone Park™!

June 24-30, 2024

Jungle Zoofari

Swing on down to Jellystone Park™ and take a walk on the wild side! Be careful though. It’s a jungle out there! We have so much fun squeezed into this weekend! From animal presentations and safari rides to savage games and craft critters, we are ready to make a monkey out of you!

July 1-7, 2024

Patriotic Pic-A-Nic! Where Bears and Freedom Roam

Spend your 4th of July Week at Jellystone Park™! There will be activities, games, pool parties, crafts, parade and more! Show us what you can do with red, white, and blue! Decorate your golf carts and bikes and join Yogi Bear™ in our annual 4th of July Parade. Don’t forget to decorate your campsites for our Independence Day site decorating contest!

Please note: A three-night minimum stay is required to ensure ample time to immerse yourself in the festivities and make the most of this extraordinary celebration.

July 8-14, 2024

A Swashbucklin’ Week at Jellystone Park™!

Ahoy, Matey! Shiver me timbers! It’s A Swashbucklin’ Week at Jellystone Park™!! We’ll be having a whale of a good time walking the plank, becoming pirates and princesses, sailing through the park, and painting with our hooks! Arrgh! Be mindful of your booty! Yogi Bear™ fancies himself a pic-a-nic basket pirate! Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen on your way to Jellystone Park™. A little pirate advice: Ye best be flying the Jolly Roger or you’ll be swabbin’ the deck!

July 15-21, 2024

Santa’s Summer Surprise

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 a free night stay! Share delicious cookies with Santa himself, savoring the sweet taste of holiday treats in the company of the man in the red suit. There’s an enchanting twist to this festive celebration – the introduction of the magical Christmas patch! As night falls, gather the kids to plant special seeds. Embrace the wonder and anticipation as everyone drifts off to sleep with dreams of holiday magic. The next morning, watch in awe as a small Christmas tree has sprouted in place of the seeds planted in the magical Christmas patch. It’s a breathtaking sight that adds an extra layer of enchantment to the festivities. The kids will take their trees to the activity center for tree decorating with Yogi Bear™ and his friends. Share in the joy as families come together to adorn these magical trees with ornaments, tinsel, and holiday cheer. It’s a heartwarming experience that transforms your summer getaway into a Christmas celebration like no other. Let the magic of Christmas in July create lasting memories for you and your loved ones!

July 22-28, 2024

Birthday Bash For Yogi Bear™

Get ready for a Jellystone jamboree as we roll out the pic-a-nic blankets and light the candles for the biggest bear bash of the year – it’s a birthday bash for Yogi Bear™! Join us in celebrating everyone’s favorite pic-a-nic basket-loving bear, Yogi Bear™, on his special day. The fun doesn’t stop at pic-a-nics! Join Yogi Bear™ and friends in a playland filled with games, activities, and laughter. From sack races to tug-of-war, there’s a game for everyone, big and small. Get creative at our Crafty Corner where little cubs can unleash their artistic talents. From pic-a-nic basket decorating to Yogi Bear™ themed crafts, there’s no limit to the imaginative fun. Dance the day away with our favorite bears best tunes. Our DJ will have you tapping your paws and swinging to the bear beats. Yogi might even join in for a dance or two! Gather ’round as we unveil the grand birthday cake for Yogi Bear™. Watch the candles flicker and join in the chorus of ‘Happy Birthday’ as Yogi Bear™ makes a wish for more pic-a-nic adventures.Don’t miss your chance to snag a pic with the birthday bear himself! Yogi will be on the lookout for his fellow party animals, ready for hugs, high-fives, and maybe even a few pic-a-nic tips. Pack your excitement and join us for the Yogi Bear™ Birthday Bash – where every day is a pic-a-nic, and every moment is a cause for celebration!

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