Podcast #008: Mammoth Boats

The #PodSquad is feeling rather uptown with their new headphones. Will this result in them talking over each other a bit less? Only time will tell. Meanwhile, now that both parks are open daily and weather forecasters are promising warmer  temps … … it’s time for the #PodSquad to provide some history and tips about Splashin’ Safari:…

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Podcast #007: May Flowers

It’s podcast time again! Here are a few teasers … A tasty surprise. A promo code. A plant with a Halloween theme: Ride names from our Santa Claus Land days: And a binge-watching, Legend-riding, oboe-playing, new-shirt-wearing Leah! We hope you enjoy our newest episode: By the way, when we reference 66 Days at Sea, this…

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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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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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Podcast episode 005.5: a little something extra

I’m not going to say we talk too much, but … our #PodSquad likes to chat. A lot! We had an especially fun time last week reading through some newspaper clips from long ago. Here’s the promised photo of artist Lewis Sorensen keeping one of his wax figures cool on a publicity trip to St….

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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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Podcast: The one with the fast-talking New Yorker

Every time we sit down to record a new episode, it is with the determination to keep the length at less than an hour. And every time, we fail. Stephen came up with a good idea – he pulled out a portion of one of our longer discussions and will create a mini-episode for next…

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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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Sweepstakes with two ways to win!

Which do you want first – the good news or the bad news? Let’s start with the bad news: No one has figured out the three words to win our Podcast Sweepstakes. Yet. And the good news: That means you still have two chances to capture a pair of tickets! Sweepstakes update: No one’s correctly…

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Podcast: The one with the laugh heard ’round our World

Thank you to all who entered our Podcast Sweepstakes! Our first winner – the only person who figured out the Three Words used in Podcast 004 – was Bryan B., from Strongsville, Ohio. And our chosen-at-random winner is Amanda A., from Tell City, Indiana. Each winner receives two one-day tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’…

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Podcast highlights: Thunderbird, blue sand, and Will

We’re half-way between podcast episode 003 and 004, so here are 003’s highlights, with video: The Mystic Blue name for our new filter sand … … (which is clearly not blue), reminds me of this post from the first year we blogged, 2005: Q: When is the color green … blue? We sure hope you’re…

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