Spring hath sprung

Finally! The park is springing to life! Now THAT's what I'm talking about! #SpringAtLast pic.twitter.com/YgOqlnmN4W — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 9, 2014

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The swing’s the thing!

Patriotism is in the air … Here's a look at our new Sparkler vertical swing ride, located right across from Liberty Launch in our 4th of July section:

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Sparkler’s first spark

This afternoon, Nathan got a call that Sparkler's hydraulic system was about to be tested for the very first time. He took off like a shot with our video and still cameras. This video shows early testing, so there's no "swinging" just yet, just "lifting." Can't wait to see Sparkler in all its (old) glory…

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Just add sparkles

These photos are just in from Zamperla headquarters in Italy: The above photo is the base of our new ride for 4th of July: Sparkler! Here's a good look at the tower for this fun vertical swing ride (65 feet tall!): And the other end of the Sparkler tower: Finally, the not-quite-finished seats. You'll be…

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Your head will spin!

… when you come down the hill from Christmas to 4th of July this season! We're making a few changes … This craterous space will be colorfully and musically filled by the Star Spangled Carousel. Here's another angle, just so you get your bearings: And what Independence Day-themed ride will take the newly-vacated spot right…

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