Turkey talk

As we prepare the park to reopen (five weeks from tomorrow!), you never know what you’ll see: Must be lunchtime; there’s a line at Plymouth Rock Cafe. #GobbleGobble pic.twitter.com/Vt7J2yQj1K — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 24, 2017 Did you check out our new Pick Your Price ticket deals yet? Visit on select days and save up…

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Podcast: The one with the PYP

‘Twas a blessing to celebrate Saint Patrick’s day with the #PodSquad, who did their best to share a bit o’ blarney for today’s podcast episode. We hope you enjoy listening: We’re excited about progress on the restoration of our classic Calypo ride. Firecracker’s lights are being installed this week: Watch for updates about Firecracker plus…

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“Good News” Sweepstakes

There’s a trending topic on Twitter today: #GoodNewsIn5Words So we joined the fun: Dole Whip returns this season. #GoodNewsIn5Words pic.twitter.com/MMmyehuA71 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 15, 2017 What’s your #GoodNewsIn5Words? Enter our Good News Sweepstakes and your #GoodNewsIn5Words could be: I won Holiday World’s sweepstakes! What’s the prize? Four one-day tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’…

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Say cheese!

No one complains when the photo assignment is taking pictures of new menu items! It’s Food Photo Week for us. Dilan in Foods didn’t have to be asked twice if he wanted to sample one of the models afterwards, a Patty Melt. pic.twitter.com/ESv6TaYHxR — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) February 24, 2017 Opening Day is April 29,…

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The weather’s not fowl – but the company is!

The weather is incredible, so I carved out a bit of time for a walk in the park today. Recognize this ride vehicle? Come on, give it a whirl! pic.twitter.com/NfdotQYLcY — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) February 22, 2017 It’s hard to believe we’re all trotting around without jackets in February! Opening day is just nine weeks…

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Podcast: Tell-Tale Tattoo

Eric Rentz returns for this week’s podcast and updates us on iROC, his first Dole Whip experience, and a promise he must not break:   To illustrate this episode, let’s start with a few links: “Love roller coaster” blog post “Ready to Ride” Sweepstakes Next, a photo of the new Beest Burger: … and Matt…

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Love roller coaster

I’ve been saving this one for a special day. And what could be more special than Valentine’s Day, right? Okay … a wedding day. Because, you know … you get cake. But wait – doesn’t the cake topper look oddly familiar? Let’s get a closer look: Kara and Sean tied the knot in Florida back…

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Ready to Ride! Sweepstakes

Congratulations to our winner – selected at random – Julie C. from Eureka, Illinois! Many thanks to all who entered. —– These gloomy winter days make us all long for days filled with blue skies, sunshine, and families having fun riding roller coasters and water rides! Oh, and funnel cakes. We’re busy as can be…

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Podcast: Hire & Hire

The #PodSquad is back, with a Firecracker update, the story of Kitty Claws and her tutu, and a visit from HR: Here’s the tweet with our first IT Intern, Andy Imlay, this year’s Easterseals Adult Ambassador Fun photo shoot w @WEHTWTVWlocal Telethon team, new 2017 Easterseals Ambassadors Andy Imlay & Miah Dillingham, & photographer @erichassler57…

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The main frame

When you hear the phrase “main frame,” you think of a computer, right? Well, not today. This morning, Firecracker‘s main frame was lowered into place. Firecracker is a classic Calypso ride. It has graced two other parks since its birth in 1972. We’re restoring it for this season. Third time’s the charm, right? We showed…

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Apply now!

Ever wonder how many people it takes to keep Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari so clean, friendly, safe and fun? There are nearly 100 of us here year round. And this time of year, we start accepting applications for our 2,200 season positions. We’re like a small city, with all types of jobs. Take a…

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Podcast: Wooden you like to know?

For podcast episode 025, we invited the park’s director of maintenance, John Woodard to join us and answer your questions about our wooden roller coasters. Here’s John: A few notes: Here’s the link to the photo of Baked Alaska from our Santa Claus Land days. The breakdancing we talked about during 33 Degrees? Prepare to…

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