Jellystone Park™ has exciting events throughout the season! Fun themes and activities center on holidays, seasons of the year, and other special days, making us one of the best family campgrounds in Ohio. Take a look at what we’re planning this season!
*Non-peak season attractions & events have reduced availability. Open: April 21 – November 5, Peak Season: May 24 – August 11. All attractions are subject to change at any time.
Scheduled Camper Activities & Live Music
In addition to hosting some amazing festivals throughout the year, our recreation team has scheduled some exciting activities for our campers throughout the season! Plus, look out for live music at the Beach Stage and John O's!
4/19 - 4/28 WILD WEST ROUNDUP/WAKE UP THE BEARS 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!
Special Promo Code - Buy one night, get one FREE!
Help us wake up the bears! Pay for Friday, stay FREE on Saturday! (Available April 19 - 21) Promo code: WAKEUP
*Offer has limited availability. Excludes group lodges.
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!
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 and light up the night at our glow in the dark dance party. Did mom tag along in camping this weekend? Join us in celebrating her at our special sip n’ paint experience!
5/24 - 6/6 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!
6/12 - 6/15 COUNTRY FEST WEEKEND
Hold on to your cowboy hats, folks! From June 12th-15th, dance ‘til your boots wear out as we welcome some of country’s music’s hottest stars to the stage at Clay’s Resort. Camp under the stars and sway to the tunes of Chris Janson, Lainey Wilson, Cody Johnson, Thomas Rhett, and more! This is a lineup you won’t want to miss!
Find the full 2024 Line-Up, as well as Deluxe Camping Package Options here.
6/17 - 6/20 MESS FEST WEEK
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!
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! BONUS! We will have our fireworks show on Saturday, July 6th!
7/7 -7/18 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!
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!
8/2 - 8/8 UNDER THE SEA WEEK
Ahoy, campers! We’re diving into the world of all things oceanic. Will you see a pirate? Will you see a mermaid? Come camp with us to find out! Make a big splash at our pool party, or find the hidden treasure at our treasure hunt.
8/9 - 8/11 NEON NIGHTS WEEKEND
Join us once again as country music legends take the stage at Clay’s Resort! We’re bringing back the beat of classic country with artists who’ll take you on a journey through the ages. If you’ve got a hankerin’ for honky tonk, bring your pals and sing along to the iconic songs from artists that paved the way for country music!
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 disco dance party! Don’t forget to enter our 70’s-inspired tie dye competition!
8/23 - 9/2 SUPER 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!
9/7 - 9/22 YANKEE PEDDLER WEEKENDS
Step back to the time of Pioneer America at the Yankee Peddler Festival! Enjoy food, handmade crafts, and entertainment for the whole family. From historical demonstrations to vendors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy as you are transported to the traditional days of yesteryear.
9/27 - 9/29 FALL INTO FUN WEEKEND
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.
10/4 - 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.
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!
Special Promo Code - Buy one night, get one FREE!
Help us send our three favorite bear friends off to hibernation and enjoy a free nights stay! Pay for Friday, stay for FREE on Saturday. Valid 11/1 - 11/3. Promo Code: HIBERNATE
With the exception of sparklers, fireworks are not allowed at Jellystone Park™. We have a fireworks show during Fourth of July week!
Where can I find the list of events happening at Clay's Park?
To see when we have live music, festivals, daily activities and more scheduled, check out our calendar.
What makes you one of the best campgrounds in Ohio for families?
We’re known as one of the best family campgrounds in Ohio due to the countless activities and attractions we have to offer! If you’re looking for a Ohio campground with a water park and pools, you’ve come to the right place. Our Water Playground is great for kids and features various water blasters, cannons, and slides, while our giant swimming lake is perfect for kids and adults alike! We also have a pool, jumping pillow, mini golf, themed events, and more. You can view all of our attractions here.
We are looking to experience Ohio glamping at its finest. What accommodations do you recommend?
Great choice! We offer the best glamping in Ohio and have 10 luxury cabin types, plus accommodations that can sleep up to 17 people. Cabin amenities include full bathrooms, kitchens, private bedrooms, screened-in porches, and more! View all of our Ohio cabin rental options here.
How far away is your Ohio campground from Cleveland?
Lucky for you, we offer some of the best camping near Cleveland, because our Camp-Resort is located only 50 minutes away. We also offer some of the best RV camping and cabin rentals near Cleveland, with 20+ accommodation types!
Why should I stay at your Northeast Ohio campground over other campgrounds in the area?
Our campground near Cleveland, Ohio is in the heart of northeast Ohio and has a variety of cabin & campsite options! Plus, we offer many more attractions and activities than any other campground nearby - including our Water Zone, swimming beach, jumping pillow, water slide, themed events, and more. These attractions, plus our friendly staff, set us apart from other campgrounds near Cleveland.