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Jellystone Park™ Chicago 2018 Activities

Memorial Day

May 25-28

This weekend is dedicated to our American Heroes. To honor our heroes dress up as one of your favorites: fire fighter, police officer, military, or even a super hero! There will be a Memorial Day Parade so bring your bikes, strollers or wagons to decorate. If you don't dress as your favorite hero, wear red, white or blue! We will have bag tournaments ($), talent show for all ages, crafts, gaga ball, bingo, and many more heroic activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Disco Fever

June 1-3

Gee Whiz, were going to have a dynamite time! Flash back to the past and get out your tye dye shirts and bell bottom jeans for our groovy disco mania!! Start practicing your sick disco moves and feel the funk! Not only we will have a bomb disco, we will have many other gnarly activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Prehistoric Dino

June 8-10

Calling all Dinosaur fans! We are going to take a step back to prehistoric times. We are going to do a dino dig in the sandbox, dinosaur crafts, Heyride through our park and do many extinct activities. Don't worry we will have our normal activities for the whole family!

Oldies but Goodies Father's Day - 1950's

June 15-17

Happy Father's Day to all the Oldies but the Goodies dads out there! Dust off your blue suede shoes and throw on your 50's clothes, dance the night away and be ready to have fun 1950's style, while we celebrate Big Daddy's Day!!

Great American Backyard Campout

June 22-24

This weekend is going to be our Great American Campout! We will be having a bonfire, roast marshmallows ($), roast hot dogs with a bear ($), family games, relay races, and many more campout activities!!

Hawaiian Weekend

June 29-July 1

*SPECIAL* Checking in June 29th & departing July 4th that's 6 days & 5 nights for $266.00* Welina! It's time to get your grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts out. Aloha Chicago will be here again for their annual show!! Join us for coconut bowling, hula lessons, make a lei, and many more hula (fun) activities!

Wet & Wild

July 6-8

*SPECIAL* Checking in July 3rd & departing July 8th that's 5 days & 4 nights for $258.00*Bring your water guns, cannons and expect to get wet!! Enjoy soaking our staff, seasonals, and our guests!! We will have a lot of wet and wild games, crafts, and other soaking activities that will make this weekend a Blast!!

Christmas

July 13-15

Halfway through the year! Time to celebrate Christmas. We will have a special guest visiting on Saturday. Here's a clue: wears red, long white beard, and says HO HO HO! Yep you guessed it SANTA!! This weekend the park will turn into a Winter Wonderland! Come play mini golf ($) under our twinkling lights! We will have cookie decorating, Christmas crafts, Christmas stage show, grow a candy cane ($) and many more jolly activities!!

Christmas II

July 20-22

We have made it half way to Christmas! Let's make this a mid-year celebration. Our mini golf turns into a Winter Wonderland for everyone to enjoy! SANTA will be here so don't forget your lists (it's never too early). We will celebrate with decorating a cookie ($), Christmas stage show, Christmas crafts, grow a candy cane ($), and many more jolly activities!

Holiday Mash-up

July 27-29

The bears miss so many Holidays when they are hibernating, come help us celebrate the Holidays the bears have missed! We'll have a New Year's Eve Party, a Valentine craft, look for the Pot of Gold, Easter Egg Hunt or get ready for some Turkey fun! This weekend will be one Crazy Mash-up weekend!!

Western Round-up

August 3-5

Howdy Partners! Lasso your way to Jellystone Park™ this weekend for a Western weekend full of games and activities! Test your skills with seed spitting, hog calling, Candy Bar Horse Races and other Hee Haw Activities!!

Moment to Own It

August 10-12

Who's up for a challenge? This weekend we will have a bunch of 1 minute challenges for you and your family. Don't worry we will still have our normal family fun activities that will take longer than a minute!

Start your Engines

August 17-19

Vroom! Start your engines and make your way to Jellystone Park™. Bring your own box and make your race car (we will supply accents). There will be a race to see who has the fastest box car. Join us this weekend for all different types of races. When your engine gets hot, take a break with a movie outside or a Glow in the Dark heyride to end the night!

Superhero vs Villains

August 24-26

Superhero & Villains will go head to head against each other to see who will prevail in mental and physical strength, speed and other super powers. Bring your superhero or villain costumes along for all the fun and games we will be doing this weekend!

Jungle Trek Adventure - Labor Day

August 31-September 3

Join us for our Jungle Trek Adventure this weekend. Kids, come make binoculars, so you can bring them to our animal safari heyride around the park! We will be having different Jungle animals here throughout our weekend. Bubba the alligator, large Turtles, Spiders, Snakes, oh my! Look out, we will also have bag tournaments ($), talent show, dodgeball games, Bingo, games, and many more roaring activities!

Grandparents & Sandwich Fair

September 7-9

Time to bond with the Grandkids!! We will be doing special gifts and games just for the grandparents! We'll have lots of fun for all ages. Don't forget it's that time of the year, Sandwich Fair is this weekend! The bears would love to go to the fair, but can't so were going to bring the fair to Jellystone Park™. Join us for some cotton candy, popcorn and carnival games!

All Things Camping

September 14-16

Title says it all!! All the activities will be based on camping! Heyrides, roasting hot dogs ($), making s'mores ($) with a bear, bonfire, sing camp songs, play games and make some crafts! Sounds like a glamping kind of camping!

Halloween 1

September 21-23

Ready to get scared? This weekend we will be spooktacular, as we celebrate Halloween! We will have costume parade, costume contest, pumpkin carving/decorating contest (you supply pumpkin), heyrides, bingo, and everyone's favorite Trick or Treating! (Bring a lot of candy) We will have our Forest of Fear on Saturday starting at 8pm, come to the office for tickets. (Tickets can be picked up Fri. after 4pm and Sat. after 8am) If the Forest of Fear is too scary join us for our not so scary family movie that will be playing inside the rec center.

Halloween 2

September 28-30

Let the haunting continue! We will have the same activities as Halloween 1. We will have costume parade, costume contest, pumpkin carving/decorating contest (you supply pumpkin), heyrides, bingo, and everyone's favorite Trick or Treating! (Bring a lot of candy) We will have our Forest of Fear on Saturday starting at 8pm, come to the office for tickets. (Tickets can be picked up Fri. after 4pm and Sat. after 8am) If the Forest of Fear is too scary join us for our not so scary family movie that will be playing inside the rec center.

Halloween 3/Hibernation

October 5-8

Let the haunting continue again!! We will have the same activities as Halloween 1&2 but a couple of things added. We will have a costume parade, costume contest, pumpkin carving/decorating contest (you supply pumpkin), heyrides, bingo, and everyone's favorite Trick or Treating! (Bring a lot of candy) We will have our Forest of Fear on Saturday starting at 8pm, come to the office for tickets. (Tickets can be picked up Fri. after 4pm and Sat. after 8am) If the Forest of Fear is too scary join us for our not so scary family movie that will be playing inside the Rec Center. On Sunday we will have our Magic Pumpkin Patch ($) so you can find your great pumpkin! On Monday, it will be time to send the Bears off to sleep for the winter. The Bears will be going into hibernation, so join us for a final heyride for the season, as we say goodnight to the Bears!
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