Golden Ticket Awards – so much more than swag

Last year, Lauren, Michael, and I went to the Golden Ticket Awards for the first time ever. (Well, with the exception of the times Holiday World hosted the event.) As we were packing our suitcases, we realized we knew next to nothing about these awards. Okay, so that was a bit dramatic. We knew a…

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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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“Sure wish we had smell-a-vision!”

Have you ever wished you could sneak into one of our kitchens to see exactly how we create the treats that make your visit extra special? Tabnie from Eyewitness News did just that recently. She and Brian got up close and personal with the staff of the Funnel Cake Factory in our 4th of July…

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Deep-fried question: Fabulous or flop?

Deep-fried PB&J

It’s no secret that we do lots of tasting-testing this time of the year. And with a new restaurant opening this season, we’re trying out possible new menu items on a daily basis. Really. Andrea and Michael, from our Food & Beverage Department, called for volunteers to try out an old favorite with a new…

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It’s just too cold for ice cream!

When it looks like this outside: With ice hanging from every branch, eave and flume … Well, it’s just too cold for ice cream, isn’t it? And there’s nothing left to do than join our Food & Beverage team in tasting … gelato. Yes, of course! Foods Manager Michael happily sampled flavor after flavor. It’s…

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Halloween FAQ

Remember yesterday's post about Lauren's meeting with the spiders? Well, apparently they were just consultants, not workers. Poor Michael was challenged with spinning his own web. … and then somehow moving it from ground level up into the sky. A bit of rain didn't get him down. Michael spun a little magic and, with the…

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