Highlights from podcasts past

Since the Holiday World Podcast is produced every other week, during the “off” weeks we bring you video highlights. Here’s a tip about not-to-miss rides plus a look at that new taste treat at Sweet Stuff: Do you enjoy our podcast? Please post feedback using the #HoWoPo hashtag – and maybe even rate us on iTunes?…

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Old yeller

Eric, our VP of Marketing, texted me earlier today that while he sat in on a new-employee Orientation session, Brooke mentioned to the group that he was one half of a “HoliCouple,” meaning he and his wife met while working here. The big reaction was when he told the assembled that the year he and his…

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#ThankYouThursday

Yesterday, on a lark, I tweeted about Jerry: #ThankYouThursday shoutout to Jerry and all our Sweepers who help make us the World’s Cleanest Park year after year! pic.twitter.com/52PT1SeVYd — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 28, 2016 Jerry’s a wonderful fellow. A cheer went up around the offices when we heard, “Jerry’s back!” for the 2016 season….

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Twisted tweets

Oh, those holidays. You know – the oddball ones we like to highlight in tweets and on Instagram. Such as “Talk Like Shakespeare Day” last Saturday. We put a little twist on that one … Surely Shakespeare imagined Dole Whip when he wrote: “A dish fit for the gods” Happy Birthday, #Shakespeare400! pic.twitter.com/0SBqKRZosw — Holiday…

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Podcast episode 006: … the day before Opening Day

It’s April 22, the day before Opening Day for our 70th Birthday Season. And so today’s podcast episode is 70 minutes long. By coincidence, yes, but we’re still pleased with ourselves. A few photos to pique your interest: Two of our upcoming holidays. First, May the 4th: And Mother Goose Day: The chat about our history…

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Launchbreak, er … Lunchbreak doodle

Most people’s first tweets are rather awkward. But then there’s Bethanne from Bloomington, Indiana. Her first tweet included this incredible “doodle.” Lunchbreak ink doodle of my favorite B&M. Got summer at @HolidayWorld on the mind! pic.twitter.com/B3iwpPEjjg — Bethanne Babbs (@beths_art) April 20, 2016 Thunderbird is ready to fly again in just a few days. (Did…

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Win tickets to Rock the World!

Congratulations to our winner (chosen at random): Jordan M. of Francisco, Indiana, wins two admissions to Rock the World in August! Thanks to all who entered. —– Did you hear who’s headlining Rock the World on August 20? MercyMe and Colton Dixon, that’s who! Also on our main stage, we’ll welcome Blanca and OBB. What…

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Whip it good

We knew some folks would be quite pleased to learn we’ve added Dole Whip to the menu this season. But when we first mentioned it on Friday, we were stunned by all the excitement it … um … whipped up. But since not everyone is familiar with the tasty treat – which is, by the way,…

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‘Launch Into Summer’ Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Jason L. from Richmond, Kentucky – he wins our getaway! Thanks to all who entered our Launch Into Summer sweepstakes! —– When do we open for the season? Very soon! Opening Day is April 23 (here’s our full calendar) and we’re celebrating with all sorts of early-season discounts on e-tickets. We also have a…

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Small fry

Well, you learn something new every day. In search of a fishy turn of phrase for this post, I turned to Google to learn that a baby fish is called a “fry.” Our small fries – Dancer’s Fish – were created back in 1955; we added them to Santa Claus Land in the early 1970s. Our…

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A burger topped with what?

If you’ve already listened to our latest podcast episode, then you already know about this new burger … Here’s a quick glance at just a few of Tammy’s Top 10 Tasty Treats from the podcast, plus a few other highlights: And be sure to enter our Podcast Sweepstakes by this Wednesday – there are several…

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Fooling around with the weather

Who else is under a Freeze Watch tonight? We gave our local weathermen a chance to explain themselves (with today’s date offering the perfect excuse). Freeze Watch? #AprilFools, right? @Jeff14News @RonanRhodes @ChadEvans44News @Wayne_C_Hart #tristatewx #inwx pic.twitter.com/ZIm9gk9fYK — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 1, 2016 But … @HolidayWorld No fooling! Our average last freeze of the season…

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