Putting the ‘fun’ in funnel cake

What puts the “fun” in funnel cake? That question gets more complicated during Happy Halloween Weekends, as our Foods team goes a little crazy. Take this, for instance … … our new Reese’s Pieces Funnel Cake. It’s really good. But that’s not the only new funnel cake we’re trying out. Which is best? We asked…

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A-maze-ing fun!

It takes heading up in an airplane to create the big “reveal” each fall, as we show you our latest corn-maze design for Happy Halloween Weekends: Cornfused about our maze? Here you go: a Raven’s-eye view. Happy Halloween Weekends start tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/h39clvPugg — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 23, 2016 Our 12-acres corn maze – and everything…

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Podcast: The One with Mankind

Today was a podcast day like none other. Our guest today was Mick Foley, who used our podcast to make a really exciting announcement about his next project. Michael Francis Foley is one heck of a storyteller. If you’re a wrestling fan, you already know that. But even if you’ve never tuned in to an…

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Hoosier Birthday

Two-hundred candles on that cake – no wonder we need a torch! Happy 200th Birthday, Indiana! Lauren & Holidog take part in today’s @INTorchRelay. @VisitIndiana @SantaClausInd pic.twitter.com/BBB6kFat8n — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 10, 2016 A reminder that we’re closed to the public this weekend (for private events). Both parks reopen on September 17 for the…

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Podcast: IT Guy

It’s podcast day again and this time we welcomed Matt Taylor to the table – he’s our IT Director. We hope you enjoy this episode: Here are some illustrations for this latest episode along with some reminders: IT Matt gives us an interesting overview of how he and his team outfitted the park for our…

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“Have a nice day”

If you’re a wrestling fan, you recognize the above phrase as sort of “belonging” to Mick Foley. You know, the WWE Hall of Famer, aka Mankind, Dude Love and Cactus Jack. But maybe this is something you didn’t know …   One reason why we ?? @RealMickFoley #AutismAcceptance @kulturec pic.twitter.com/Lm7ZaX5hLe — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September…

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Best Season Pass discounts

It’s that confusing time of year when I seem to type 2017 as much as 2016. But there’s nothing confusing about this: 2017 Season Passes are on sale at their deepest discounts until September 15, 2016. Before talking about the perks, let’s make sure you know about our popular monthly payment plan. It’s called Easy…

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‘Last Chance to Splash’ Sweepstakes

Congratulations to our winner: Peggy W. of Lexington, Ky., who was chosen at random to win a getaway weekend at Holiday World, with overnights at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. Thanks to all who entered! —– Are you in shock that it’s September already? Did summer fly by without a family getaway? We’ve partnered…

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Who wants to be on Travel Channel?

We’ve just (as in just now) been asked to help a production company for the Travel Channel find their cast members for an upcoming shoot. A shoot here. Splashin’ Safari, to be specific. And soon. Monday and Tuesday. And we said we would help spread the word, so here goes: What: Travel Channel shoot at…

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Podcast: See You In September

Today’s podcast recording felt like the last day of school (for those who remember being overjoyed when that day arrived; I’m not one of them – I used to cry). We were just … giddy. Reining in the PodSquad was nearly impossible. But we had a wicked good time and hope you do as well….

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High standards

Well, here’s another job I wouldn’t want: Cleaning our water tower! Our 14-story water tower gets a bath. pic.twitter.com/lpAgHs8Sxn — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) August 23, 2016 Our bright-yellow water tower has been around since the spring of 2005. We’ve blogged about it often enough that it even has its own “tag,” so it you’d like…

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Hostess with the mostest

We receive a lot of feedback. Whether on TripAdvisor, Facebook, Google, or old-fashioned email, we hear from a lot of our Guests each season. And we read every word. Sometimes the feedback starts with, “I don’t even know if anyone will read this …” We not only read them, we share them with our staff….

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Podcast: The Moose Out Front

We’ve made it to Episode 014 and are heading into our second half-year of podcasting! (That bit of non-math makes me think of when you have a baby and at first you keep track of age by days, then weeks, months and finally years. It’s a process.) We have many graphics to share this time…

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This Coaster Cat …

… doesn’t mind the water one bit! #ThankYouThursday to Coaster Cat Brad (a certified diver) for safety-inspecting the piers at Raven’s lake turn. pic.twitter.com/dgtpmVhf1w — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) August 11, 2016 The piers at Raven‘s lake turn got two thumbs up following their safety check.

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Tips for Toes

I love shoes – always have. As a child, there were two times out of the year – back to school and the beginning of summer – I especially looked forward to because it meant – new shoes! Since we had Season Passes to the park, we spent a lot of our time in Splashin’…

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