Podcast: The one with the Conqueror

It’s podcast day! As always, here are some illustrations from our hour or so of silliness: First of all, to celebrate our thirteenth episode, we snacked on some new treats that will appear on the SmokeHouse menu for Happy Halloween Weekends: Fried Apple Pie Bites and … … Bread Pudding Bites (above). Needless to say,…

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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…

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The Launching (Un)dead

Once again, our Graveyard Smash cast is killin’ it on stage. Our singing/dancing zombies deserve a little fun, too, don’t you think? Maybe a little thrill … er? We thought so, too. Last Saturday, before the park opened for the day … … our ghosts and ghouls (and some clown) went out to launch together….

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The Ides of October

“Beware the ides of March!” We all remember that quote from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, right? (Vaguely, anyway …) Turns out “ides” is a term for mid-month, usually the 15th. I guess this is our none-too-subtle way of reminding you that Happy Halloween Weekends are dwindling down to just two and a half more weekends. Thanks…

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Ticket Giveaway for Halloween Fun!

Congratulations to Michelle S. from Bowling Green, Kentucky, who wins two one-day tickets to Happy Halloween Weekends. Thanks to all who entered! —– Has the Halloween costume panic hit yet this year? We’re not quite officially half-way through October yet … but we’re getting close. And help is on the way! During my childhood years, I…

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A surprise guest

Matt and Don (our magician) hit the road early this morning to make an appearance on WHAS-TV’s “Great Day Live!” show in Louisville: Rachel’s reaction to Don’s magic is priceless. And how Matt didn’t dig in and taste-test some of the Halloween goodies on the drive to Louisville is beyond me! I did get a…

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Halloween Giveaway: Tickets and BOOfet meals

Congratulations to La Shanda R. from Danville, Indiana, who wins two admission tickets to Happy Halloween Weekends plus two meal vouchers for our BOOfet. Thanks to everyone who entered! —– What’s your favorite treat this time of year? For some it’s a caramel apple and for others it’s anything with “pumpkin” in the name (pumpkin…

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Off to OwensBOOro

Matt and Lauren head to OwensBOOro, Kentucky, early tomorrow morning to chat on the air with our friend Chad at WBKR. Be sure to tune in at 7am CT, as we’re sending Chad some goodies, the sweetest of which is a promo code with the deepest discounts available for Happy Halloween Weekends. And by that…

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Halloween Magic in the air

There’s something magical about the fall of the year: The leaves change colors, temperatures cool down, children of all ages sport fun costumes, pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes pop up everywhere. There’s also magic in children’s laughter – that burst of belly laughter that is utterly contagious. One place to catch that laughter?…

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This gag never gets old …

After all these years (the original Vacation movie was released in 1983), this still makes us laugh: Oh, deer. The moose out front should have told you … #OpenSaturday pic.twitter.com/y4CdpDwdIZ — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 22, 2015 Santa’s friends may be a bit early for Happy Halloween Weekends, but you can be right on time…

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WIKY wake-up call

“Don’t anybody eat the pumpkin cake balls I just put in the fridge!” Barbie hollered down the hall this afternoon. Yes, we often share, but these Halloween treats were set aside for media friends. Wednesday morning (that’s tomorrow, if you keep up on your HoliBlog reading), Matt and Lauren are heading to Evansville bright and…

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See ya, summer …

Summer’s nearly over. Doesn’t that make you want to scream? #LastChanceSaturday pic.twitter.com/4i80dRUfSt — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 16, 2015 Hope you can join us tomorrow (Saturday) for some fun on the world’s top two water-park attractions: Wildebeest and Mammoth as we say goodbye to summer. Then dry off on Thunderbird, as you launch from 0-60mph…

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