The view from Voyage

VP Chris took a stroll up The Voyage’s lift hill yesterday. The late afternoon sun was magical. It. Glows. #nofilter pic.twitter.com/E5ohycGEs5 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 20, 2015 Thunderbird roller coaster opens in just 95 days.

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These dummies are ready

There’s something about test dummies. They’re very eager. Case in point: Thunderbird will have two trains. One is here already and the other will arrive next month. Testing begins in February, but the dummies don’t care. When you want a front seat for the first launch, you don’t mess around. You make arrangements to be…

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The Maintenance Men

Congratulations to Andy, Tim, Tom, Michael, Sean, Clint and Bob for achieving AIMS certification today following a week of Safety School. In Orlando. Andy is one of our Attractions Managers and the other fellows are part of our Maintenance Team. Heading home to prepare for the season after @AIMS_Int Safety School in Orlando. We open…

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Thunderbird countdown

Launchtime is quickly approaching … who’s starving for a ride? Thunderbird opens in 101 days. Season Passholders ride in 100 days. http://t.co/i1F14d0ITJ #BestDiscountsEndThursday pic.twitter.com/w8X1XrqK9z — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 14, 2015 Season Pass discounts are at their deepest right now – and expire this Thursday at midnight (January 15). So if five hours of Thunderbird…

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Season Passes: 6 Perks You Might Not Know About

We’re fast approaching the last day of our current discount for Season Passes (midnight January 15). Still on the fence? Here are six perks you just might not know about: 1. We’re not going to save this one for last, because it’s the one we’re most excited about: Thunderbird Preview Night on Friday, April 24,…

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It’s never too cold for puns

Every weekday morning, after dropping James off at school, I pop in my earbuds and call my parents in Connecticut for a quick chat. This morning, it was my dad who answered. He didn’t even say hello. Dad: Zero! Me: Two! Weather you like it or not, it’s here. Winter. Trying to stay positive #NeverTooColdForPuns…

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Thunderbird Sunset

Mother Nature can be oh, so cold

… but she sure can deliver some cool sunsets! Thanks to @HolidayWorld for this picture of tonight's sunset! Have a photo? Send it to reportit@wishtv.com! pic.twitter.com/JcF0xFKL8K — WISH-TV (@WISH_TV) January 6, 2015 Yes, indeed, Orange is the New Track … as was the sky around Thunderbird. Voyage is certainly in the pink this evening. Stay…

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Moonlight becomes them

Jason, our Food & Beverage Director, starts his workday early. This time of the year, it’s before dawn. That bright orb in the photos below? It’s the moon. Honest. Jason was facing west to take these photos, so he wasn’t shooting into the sun. (He’s also a trained – and enthusiastic – weather spotter, so…

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‘Rock the World’ Sweepstakes

Thanks to everyone who entered our Rock the World Sweepstakes! Our winner was chosen at random from all of the entries. Congratulations to Kristina D. from Cottage Hills, Illinois, who wins two tickets to Rock the World! ——– Let’s start off the new year with a sweepstakes for Rock the World! We’re super excited about…

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Welcome to 2015

… The Year of the Thunderbird! Welcome to 2015: The Year of the Thunderbird! #HappyNewYear pic.twitter.com/94RNW63Kil — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 1, 2015

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We’re building more than a coaster …

… we’re also building an incredible team for 2015! As corny as that may sound, check out our TripAdvisor.com reviews and it won’t take long to see how important our employees (we call them Hosts & Hostesses) are to our Guests’ experience. So often, Moms and Dads post about how impressed they are with how…

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