Pumpkins on the shelf

While visiting the park during our Happy Halloween Weekends, you may have noticed these festive fall displays, located in each of our holiday-themed park sections. We know there are lots of Elf on the Shelf fans out there; how about Pumpkins on the Shelves? Our other Lauren, who is our Director of Theming, borrowed this…

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Contest: Stashing Pumpkins

Thanks to everyone who entered our Stashing Pumpkins contest – we have a winner! Leanne M. from Salem, Indiana, was the first to correctly guess 2,913 pumpkins. She receives two one-day tickets to Happy Halloween Weekends. Congratulations, Leanne! —- They're everywhere! All over Holiday World, hundreds and hundreds of pumpkins. Some even include subtle messages…

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Counting pumpkins and funny, funny bones

  Thanks to the hundreds and hundreds who took a moment to enter our contests these past few weeks. Our "Counting Pumpkins" contest called for, admittedly, sheer guessery. How many pumpkins were we planning to bring in for Happy Halloween Weekends? The correct number is rather a staggering one: 10, 875. All locally grown, by…

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A gourd by any other name

Do you remember the first time you saw a gourd? Did you think it was a "pumpkin reject"? I did. My mom always loved decorating for autumn and Halloween. The first time she brought home these little gnarly pumpkin-cousins, I thought maybe there was a pumpkin shortage. Mom assured me these were the first step…

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Counting pumpkins

Neither torrential rain nor ear-splitting thunder nor hide-under-your-desk lightning kept our Pumpkin Delivery Man from his appointed rounds this morning. Loads and loads of pumpkins! So … how many pumpkins do you think we ordered? Guess the exact number correctly and you could win two one-day tickets to Happy Halloween Weekends. A few rules: 1….

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