You could win Platinum Season Passes!

Looking forward to our 70th birthday in 2016, we wondered about and then researched the following: 1. What’s the 70th Anniversary Traditional Gift? Answer: Platinum 2. What’s the 70th Anniversary Modern Gift? Answer: Platinum 3. What’s the 70th Anniversary Alternate Gift? Answer: Platinum 4. What’s the 70th Anniversary Color? Answer: Platinum Alrighty then. Platinum it…

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Help us make a splash!

When we announced the creation of Splashin’ Safari back in 1992, we never dreamed we would end up with one of the world’s largest water parks. Never! I remember writing the news release: We would open the water park in 1993 but it would take us five years and $3 million to reach the size…

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Vote early, vote often

It’s that time again. The primaries are over and the Fall elections are still months away. And during the lull, when the skies are blue and the temperatures are toasty, USA Today launches its “Readers’ Choice” campaign. We’re thrilled to be nominated in two categories: Best New Amusement Park Attraction: Thunderbird Best Roller Coaster: The…

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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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Who will laugh last?

Surely you've heard that old chestnut: "He who laughs last, laughs best." Well, we're not concerned with who goes last, we want to know which one of these four finalists amuses you the most. That's right, we chose four finalists, instead of three, for our "Laugh Like A Hyena" contest. Let's start with where we…

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Frank, Vamp, or Pumpkin Head?

As our Director of Special Events, Eric is having a blast planning our Happy Halloween Weekends. His office is overflowing with Halloween paraphernalia and his brain is at the point of leaking, what with all the ideas for our family-friendly event. Eric is big on consensus-building and does a lot of opinion-gathering with our staff….

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Time to vote for our #1 Fan

Thanks to everyone who took the time to submit a video entry to our "Holiday World's #1 Fan" contest. It hasn't been easy, but our panel of judges chose a finalist each week from all the fun entries. And now it's time for you to choose the winning video. The winner receives four season passes…

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What’s your favorite?

This actually has nothing to do with Holiday World or Splashin' Safari, but it's sort of interesting. It's a poll being conducted by Budget Travel Magazine in which you choose the single best travel innovation from the past decade. Click here to go to the poll. After you vote you may see how others voted….

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Lights…camera…vote!

We like to give HoliBlog readers a peak behind the curtain. Today you get a glimpse behind the water curtain. Faithful readers already know how Lori and Jennifer like to theme each season with their lifeguards and slide attendants. For 2007, it’s all about the red carpet. (Hooray for HoliWood?) One of the team’s “challenges”…

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