Christmas is in bloom!

Such a pretty sight! Lovely flowers are popping up this week all over our Christmas section. We open in just nine days! Christmas is blooming! #FlowerPower pic.twitter.com/pXqiZ3xIue — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 24, 2014

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Mayflower!

Mayflower is here! What a beauty! pic.twitter.com/zxiulNOyF9 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 22, 2014

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Hey! Bring that back!

When we told the crane operator, "Take a bow, sir!" … apparently he took us seriously. #Mayflower pic.twitter.com/dCW2DpBk2N — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 21, 2014

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Time to get our ship in shape

If you’ve been wondering about exactly where Mayflower will dock, here’s a bird’s-eye view from the top of Voyage’s lift hill: Our new swinging ship ride arrived this week and we wasted no time getting all the pieces secured into place. I never would have guessed the medallions would be this big! Meet Paul from…

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Fish out of water

Here’s an interesting sight to see on an April day: School’s in session? Actually, it’s our Salmon Run ride swimming upstream to join other rides for small children in Rudolph’s Reindeer Ranch. That’s right, just up the hill from The Raven. They’re now called Dancer’s Fish and are replacing the just-moved children’s bumper boats, now…

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Hats off to our seasonals!

Welcome to all of our seasonal Hosts & Hostesses as we proceed from Orientation to Training to Opening Day! Meet our 2014 seasonal water-park management. Are they telling us they wear many hats? pic.twitter.com/eVLRMxYAQ8 — Splashin' Safari (@SplashinSafari) April 18, 2014

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The star treatment

Topping a giant Christmas tree in April. #OnlyInSantaClaus @SantaClausInd pic.twitter.com/MbT5oK3nxe — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 18, 2014

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Let’s get this ship started!

Bright and early this morning, our first shipment arrived! Land ho! #Mayflower pic.twitter.com/dUbFu3fUtu — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 17, 2014 The rest should pull into dock in time for all the pieces to pull together on Saturday.

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The wisdom of Sir Isaac

Sir Isaac Newton said it first: “What goes up must come down.” Centuries later, Blood, Sweat & Tears set the phrase to music. Whether you prefer physics or ’60s pop-culture references, it’s time for us to let you know that Giraffica, the ride formerly known as Pilgrims Plunge, is no more. The tower is being…

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Mayflower sets sail from … Wichita?

That’s right. The original Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England. Our Mayflower is heading this way over the next two days by way of Wichita, Kansas. The good folks at Chance Rides were kind enough to snap some photos for us as they packed up the physical supports and sent them to Santa Claus. Indiana,…

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Too far?

Are we taking this theming thing too far? I must admit to saying “Huzzah!” a lot lately … Taking this theming thing too far? #Mayflower #ThemeParkProblemz pic.twitter.com/QWlQJayuGg — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 16, 2014

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A walk in the park

Such a pretty spring day here in Santa Claus, Indiana! It would be a shame not to take a walk in the sunshine … Such a beautiful day for a walk outdoors! #CoasterCats pic.twitter.com/6sRO1zl9lD — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 12, 2014

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