A look at The Legend

As the clock ticks a little louder each day, we look forward to the click-click-click of The Legend’s trains heading up the lift hill. Here’s a “Facebook Live!” video from yesterday, as we took a tour of Legend’s work site: LIVE: Let’s take a look at The Legend! Posted by Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari…

Read More »

Out to launch

Today. Was. Just. Beautiful. It was a lovely day for a long walk (my office is near the front gate – Thunderbird … isn’t) to use Facebook’s new “Live!” feature.   LIVE: Thunderbird testing (aka Hoosier Dummy now?) Posted by Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 We open in just under…

Read More »

When Mick Foley drops by …

What a day this has been! Our pal Mick Foley dropped by to check out Thunderbird testing – and we got to stream video live on Facebook for the first time! The video is a little choppy, sorry … but it’s fun to see Mick (who’s in town with his one-man show; tickets are available…

Read More »

Crowdsourcing memories

As part of our 70th Birthday Season, we’re going to create … a Memories Mosaic. A gigantic mosaic of photos taken in the park over the past seven decades. And that’s where you come in – would you like your family photos from Santa Claus Land, Holiday World, and Splashin’ Safari to be included? We sure…

Read More »

Trick or tweet

You never know whom you might run into here at the park during the Halloween season.  We see some … incredible … costumes … And then there’s this family who really had a ball! Great way to spend a fall day! @HolidayWorld pic.twitter.com/mzDppbNqjb — Zach Duke (@zach_duke) October 24, 2015 Chicago White Sox fans will…

Read More »

Rock this Way

It’s almost time to Rock the World! Our headliners: Newsboys, Crowder, Sidewalk Prophets, and Love & the Outcome, will be heading to Santa Claus, Indiana, very soon. But before we get to the big event, Leah (our chief rocker) and the rest of us wanted to pass along a few pointers to make your day,…

Read More »

#TeamRayvon

Rayvon Owen

Rayvon Owen, a Holiday World entertainment alum, is making his way into America’s living rooms with American Idol! (Okay, once his audition video was available online, I kind of figured he was going to make it to Hollywood … and it will be incredibly exciting to see him perform tonight!) We’re proud of all of…

Read More »

Orange you glad we take lots of photos?

Because, you know, just about everybody is wanting to see the latest construction pics of Thunderbird. I half expected that a coaster enthusiast (you know who you are!) might have strapped a video cam on Dasher there and sent him in for a DashCam exclusive. Yes, Thunderbird’s track is heading skyward! We had some fun…

Read More »

Contest: Show us your #HoliSmile!

Thanks to all who entered our Show Us Your #HoliSmile Contest! Here are our winners: Miranda T. from Moro, Illinois, is our Grand Prize Winner Desiree T. from Clarksville, Indiana, is our Second Place Winner Jessica S. from Clinton, Indiana, is our Third Place Winner Kyla M. from Benton, Illinois, is our Fourth Place Winner…

Read More »

Fun with funnel cakes

Red Velvet Funnel Cake

What else to do on a winter’s day when the high temperature is a single digit? Create a new funnel cake flavor, of course! No, we’re not inventing Lobster Funnel Cakes. Um. Eww. This new menu item is none other than a Red Velvet Funnel Cake. Oh, yes! We tweeted out a photo yesterday around…

Read More »