Moore harmony

Just had to share this clip from yesterday’s performance by Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out. They were part of Day 2 of our three-day Red, White & Bluegrass Festival this weekend: Our Bluegrass Festival continues today, with performances in our Hoosier Celebration Theater by The Boxcars, the Claire Lynch Band and Lonesome River Band.

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Ho-ho-ho!

Once in a while there’s a tweet … with a photo … that just has to be HoliBlogged. And Cooper, you cutie pie, this is one of those times! Cooper loved his first trip to @HolidayWorld. Thanks for making the day great Santa! pic.twitter.com/1YL99jOiAm — Christine Golden (@christinegolden) August 31, 2014

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A bird’s eye view

The downside of visiting the Thunderbird construction site on a Sunday, there’s just isn’t much going on … The upside, of course, is you can take a photo like this: Above? Well that’s Thunderbird’s brake run. Here’s another view: It’s amazing to see so many pieces of bright orange track scattered around the staging area,…

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A Day in the Life of an ‘Artist Runner’

When you work at a theme park, job titles and job descriptions can change rapidly on any given day. Normally, my title is Communications Coordinator, but last Saturday it was “Artist Runner” during our annual Rock the World event. When I agreed to be an artist runner earlier this month, I was told my job…

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Inside one family’s car

You just never know what Google Alerts will toss into your Inbox. Or when. This video was posted last summer but only recently showed up as one of my scores of daily Google Alerts. It’s too cute not to share (with Daddy’s permission): Those lovable girls (from Fishers, Indiana) are Kailey on the left and…

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Want to win tickets? Answer this simple question …

Congratulations to Nathan F. from Atlanta, Georgia, who both provided the correct answer and provided the link to the page on our website with our Downton Abbey-esque photo faux pas. You see, a few weeks ago, Downton Abbey released some publicity photos and one in particular quickly hit the “bloopers” circuit, because a modern prop…

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Orange is the New Track

On July 24, while our Thunderbird announcement was still underway, there it was on Twitter: Orange is the New Track. I’d gladly give credit to the clever person who tweeted that witty phrase within seconds of seeing our Thunderbird animation, but alas, Twitter won’t give me access that far back in our “notification” history. (We…

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Our Ice Bucket Challenge

If you’ve spent much time on Facebook recently, you’ve seen all sorts of crazy videos involving people dumping buckets of ice on themselves. Gasping for air, the thoroughly chilled subject then shouts out a challenge for others to do the same. All in the name of ALS Research. Although the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge started…

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“A crummy commercial …”

Come on, you recognize that line, right? It’s Ralphie from “A Christmas Story,” crestfallen when he discovers his Little Orphan Annie Decoder Ring uncovers nothing more than “a crummy commercial,” there in the Parker family’s one bathroom (with Randy pounding on the door). Love that movie! And so, I tried to soften this tweeted “crummy…

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Win a Labor Day Weekend Getaway!

Thanks to everyone who entered our Red, White & Bluegrass Sweepstakes! Our winner was chosen at random from the thousands of entries. Congratulations to Darin D. of Petersburg, Indiana, who wins three-day Labor Day Weekend tickets for four plus three nights that weekend in a King RV at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort! —–…

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Broadway bound

We get asked every year about our entertainers, past and present – do any of them turn their fun summer gig into a career? Sure! We have lots of success stories to tell from over the years. And one more HoliStar will twinkle on Broadway tonight. That’s right – Nick Burroughs opens on Broadway tonight….

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A guy with a plan

How many of us were in college and still didn’t know what we wanted to be when we grew up? Not this guy! Guess he had so much fun @HolidayWorld this year because he wants to work there when he grows up! pic.twitter.com/eVoxOHlOJj — Julie Stucki (@juliestucki) August 11, 2014 I shared this tweet with…

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2014 Holiday Dash cancelled

We’re very sorry, but we’ve had to cancel our Holiday Dash 5K Fun Run, scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014. We welcome your feedback. Please send us an email with your ideas and suggestions: fun@holidayworld.com We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation; we’re disappointed, too.

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