Grizzly Jack's offers fun activities for kids and families. Get creative with arts and crafts, gather around a fire for story time, enjoy evening movies, and wake up to breakfast with Grand Bear. At Grizzly Jack's, the play never ends.
Grand Bear Activities & Events
Nestled in the pristine beauty of Northern Illinois, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Lodge is the ultimate family getaway with playful activities and recreation for kids of all ages. Play, slide, float and race at our indoor waterpark and amusement park with fun rides, slides, games and activities - from laser tag to miniature golf to zip line adventures.
Family Craft Time
Spend time with your children as they color and paint their very own Grizzly Jack and Grand Bear t-shirt. Family Craft Time is the perfect way to take home a GRAND memory of your family vacation. Some crafts may require a nominal fee.
Grand Ducky Derby
Play and have a blast at Grand Bear Falls, our indoor waterpark, and race to the finish line! Open to kids of all ages, the Grand Duck Derby is an action-packed race with fun and prizes for the kids. This activity happens every Saturday and Sunday at 8:45 am and on holidays.
Family Story Time
Every night at 7:30 PM, the Grand Lobby comes alive for Story Time. Folks gather around in front of the glowing fireplace to hear Grizzly Jack and Grand Bear tell the story of their friendship. Spend some time with kids and meet new friends.
Family Movie Time
Settle down and enjoy a relaxing night of movies with the kids. Showing every night at 8 pm (excluding Saturdays in July). Family Movie Time presents popular movies for kids of all ages.
Breakfast with Grand Bear
Start your day of fun with breakfast with our mascot - Grand Bear - every Saturday and Sunday morning in Jack's Place Restaurant. Our loveable Grand Bear will be enjoying breakfast with you between 8 - 10:30 am every weekend. Bring your camera and take home grand memories of this experience.
Labor Day Spectacular
Come join in the fun over Labor Day Weekend! We will be having a complimentary wine tasting on Friday, August 29th from 6-8. We will also be having a face painter, crafts, and coloring to entertain your children while you enjoy the wine! Then on Saturday, August 30th we will be having a fireworks display and other fun activities for everyone to enjoy! Happy Labor Day weekend!