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Can't-Miss Summer Events of 2024 at Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake

Summer is officially here! It's time to get outside, and the perfect way to do so is by booking a summer camping trip to Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake! When you book a summer getaway, you'll enjoy all the benefits of camping during our peak season (May 24 - August 18). These benefits include access to our top-rated attractions like our Interactive Water Playground, Activity Pool, mini golf, jumping pillows, and more! Peak season also comes with DAILY activities such as foam parties, arts & crafts, and pizza parties. This peak season, we also have 7 different themed weekends over the span of 12 weeks, where you can choose which theme is the perfect one for your family! Don't miss out on the opportunity to enjoy a summer camping trip at our Indiana campground. Keep reading for a few of our top summer events you and the family will love!

 Fireworks this 4th of July!

Stars, Stripes, and Campfire Nights Weeks: June 21 - July 4

Join us for fireworks on Tuesday, July 4th! 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!  

 Under the sea weeks

Under the Sea Weeks: July 5 - July 18

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.

 Christmas in July

Christmas in July Weeks: July 19 - August 1

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!


Mess Fest Weeks: August 2 - August 15

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!

 Peace, Love, and Boo Boo™

Peace, Love, and Boo Boo™ Weekend: August 16 - August 18

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!


The best part about summer camping at our camping resort in Indiana is our awesome themes and activity offerings happening everyday! Whether you're staying in a campsite or cabin at Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake, our midwest campground offers a variety of savings you can use on your stay with one of our summer promo codes including up to 30% OFF! Be sure to check out a full list of our can't-miss summer events with our full event calendar here. Let the summer camping season begin!