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Weekly Themes
Jellystone Park™ Luray has exciting events throughout the season! Fun themes and activities center on holidays, seasons of the year, and other special days. Take a look at what we’re planning this season for your
Shenandoah Valley camping vacation!
 
*Non-peak season attractions & events have reduced availability. Open: March 29 – December 1 | Peak Season: June 7 - August 18. All attractions are subject to change at any time.
2024 THEMES
Want to see what's happening day by day? Check out the daily activity calendar to find family favorites or to try something new.
3/29-4/4: HOP-A-PALOOZA / WAKE UP THE BEARS WEEK
We at Jellystone Park™ are hopp-ier than ever because it’s time to wake up the bears! Get egg-cited as we jump into Spring with our Easter egg hunt and don’t forget to look around the park for our furry friend, the Easter Bunny!


Headliner Events:
- Wake Up The Bears
- Egg Hunt
- Easter Bunny
4/5-4/14: GREAT OUTDOORS WEEKENDS
When it comes to the outdoors, nobody does it better than Jellystone Park™! Appreciate all that nature has to offer by planting your own flower, relaxing by the fire at our s’mores social, and meeting new furry friends at the petting zoo!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- S'more Social/Bonfire
- Flower Planting
- Petting Zoo
4/19-4/28: WILD WEST ROUNDUP WEEKENDS
Howdy, campers! Break out your cowboy boots because Yogi Bear™ and the posse are wrangling up fun! Channel your inner cowboy at our lasso competition, mosey on down to the balloon stampede, or break in your boots at the hoedown. This is a rootin’ tootin’ good time that you won’t want to miss!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Lasso Competition
- Hoedown
- Balloon Stampede
5/3-5/5: CINCO DE MAYO WEEKEND
This is nacho average Cinco De Mayo– prepare yourself for a taco-tastic time at Jellystone Park™! Celebrate with a BEARy fun fiesta with live entertainment, and if you’re up for a challenge, sign up for our hot pepper and salsa eating contests!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Fiesta
- Dance Party
- Hot Pepper Eating Contest
5/10-5/19: COLOR CRAZE WEEKENDS
Join us in making Jellystone Park™ paw-sitively pigmented! Go crazy with color in our color fun run, light up the night at our glow in the dark dance party, featuring a silent disco, and join us for a sip n' paint experience!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Color Fun Run
- Glow in the Dark Dance Party
- Sip n' Paint
5/24-6/2: MESS FEST WEEKENDS
Messy mayhem is coming to Jellystone Park™! From the foam party, to our famous chocolate slip ‘n slide, to an ultimate food fight, this wacky whirlwind of messes will keep you on your toes and leave you wanting more!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Foam Party
- Chocolate Slip n' Slide
- Food Fight
6/7-6/20: TROPICAL BEARADISE WEEKS
Aloha, friends! Join Jellystone Park™ for island-inspired fun in the sun! Come to our luau of a lifetime with live entertainment or play putt putt in paradise. It’s a paw-ty for the whole family full of leis and laughter!

Headliner Events:
- Luau
- Putt Putt Tournament
- Live Entertainment
6/21-7/4: STARS, STRIPES, & CAMPFIRE NIGHTS WEEKS
Join us under the stars as we celebrate freedom, fun, and Yogi Bear™! Break out your red, white, and blue in our patriotic golf cart parade and enjoy star-spangled activities and entertainment throughout the week. Don’t forget to also celebrate Yogi Bear™ at our Yogi Bear™ Birthday Party!

Headliner Events:
- Yogi Bear™ Birthday
- Golf Cart Parade
- Fireworks
7/5-7/18: UNDER THE SEA WEEKS
Holy Atlantis, campers! The sea cast a spell on us. All sharks, sea monsters, and mermaids will be welcome to join the fun! Daily events.

Headliner Events:
- Pool Party
- Outside Entertainment
- Foam Party
7/19-8/1: CHRISTMAS IN JULY WEEKS
Here comes Santa Claus… and even in the summer he’s still checking his list! Join in the festive fun and visit Santa, get your Christmas card with a goat, or see Cindy Bear™ at the Cindy Bear™ Birthday Party. We’ll have Christmas activities all week long!

Headliner Events:
- Cindy Bear™ Birthday
- Santa
- Christmas Goats
8/2-8/15: CARNIVAL OF DREAMS WEEKS
Step right up, campers! Enjoy summer nights and carnival lights at Jellystone Park™! The fun is just beginning with our one-of-a-kind carnival and festive inflatables. Keep the good times rolling with our decorative golf cart parade! For food lovers and thrill seekers alike, this is an adventure you won’t want to miss!

Headliner Events:
- Carnival
- Inflatables
- Golf Cart Parade
8/16-8/22: PEACE, LOVE, & BOO BOO™ WEEKS
Break out your bell bottoms, because we’re celebrating Boo Boo™ in a totally groovy way! Stop by the Boo Boo™ Birthday Party for far-out fun, or boogie down at the silent disco dance party! Don’t forget to enter our 70’s-inspired tie dye competition!

Headliner Events:
- Boo Boo™ Birthday
- Dance Party
- Tie Dye Competition
8/23-9-2: SUPER DUPER HEROES WEEKENDS
Calling all heroes– Jellystone Park™ needs your help! Grab your cape and unleash your inner hero as we celebrate our local heroes. Stop by our touch a truck event and meet the courageous people behind the wheel! Next, dress for success to strengthen your powers in our hero training session. Don’t forget to stop by our donation drive for our local heroes!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Touch a Truck
- Local Donation Drive
- Hero Training
9/6-9/15: FALL INTO FUN WEEKENDS
Fall is in the air! Come ring in the new season with Yogi Bear™, Cindy Bear™, and Boo Boo™ as the leaves change colors! Roll up your sleeves with a pumpkin rolling or smashing activity, customize a fall treat at our caramel apple station, and enjoy many other fall activities. Then close out the warm weather with a doggie pool day!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Pumpkin Rolling/Smashing
- Doggie Pool Day
- Caramel Apple Station
9/20-10/27: HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS
It’s time to get spooky, campers! Jellystone Park™ has lots of fun and frightful activities in store. Gather up lots of yummy treats with trick-or-treating, or watch the Halloween magic come to life during the Magic Pumpkin Experience. Show your creepy creative side with our golf cart competition, site decorating, and costume contest! With lots of spooktacular events every weekend, you’ll be sure to have a BEARy scary time.
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Site Decorating
- Golf Cart Decorating
- Magic Pumpkin Experience
- Costume Contest
- Trick-or-Treating
11/1-11/3: PAJAMA JAM WEEKEND
The air is getting chilly, so help us put the bears to bed with a movie night, s’mores bonfire, and so many other cozy activities! Put on your comfiest PJs, snuggle up, and join us for a weekend of unforgettable memories under the starry sky!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Pajama Party
- Bonfire/S'mores
- Movie Night
11/8-11/10 TAILGATE TAKEOVER WEEKEND
Help us honor our veterans with a tailgate takeover tribute! Celebrate the brave men and women who have served our country with a weekend of friendly competition. With a weekend-long tournament and commemorative tailgate, it’s a time to come together as a community. Don’t forget to write a letter to a veteran to thank them for their brave service to our nation!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Sport Tournament
- Tailgate
- Letters to Veterans
11/15-11/24: GOBBLE TILL' YOU WOBBLE WEEKENDS
Grab your family and friends to celebrate the spirit of giving at Jellystone Park™! Stuff your bear belly at the paw-sitively delicious potluck, run the Turkey Trot with your best pals, and give back to your community with our donation drive. This year, we’ll be gobbling up the Thanksgiving fun!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Potluck
- Turkey Trot
- Local Donation Drive
11/29-12/1: WINTER WONDERLAND WEEKEND
Don’t hibernate this winter– come camp at Jellystone Park™! Warm up with our hot cocoa bar, have a flake-tastic time at the snow foam party, and shop locally at the holiday market! Our winter activities are snow much fun, you won’t want to miss them!
*Weekend Events Only

Headliner Events:
- Hot Cocoa Bar
- Foam Party
- Holiday Market