Orange you glad we take lots of photos?

Because, you know, just about everybody is wanting to see the latest construction pics of Thunderbird. I half expected that a coaster enthusiast (you know who you are!) might have strapped a video cam on Dasher there and sent him in for a DashCam exclusive. Yes, Thunderbird’s track is heading skyward! We had some fun…

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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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Are my eyes playing tricks?

… or does our fancy Straw Bale Lady have a cowlick? Sort of looks like our Straw Bale Lady has a cowlick … #OrangeIsTheNewTrack pic.twitter.com/FrchesJBF8 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 26, 2014

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Chow, baby!

Because there really is someone named The Hungry Cowboy. And he visited us. And he made a video: The Hungry Cowboy visited us, ate his fill, and made this video: http://t.co/nezrM02Fpw @ericneznik #TurkeyDinnerBecauseIEarnedIt — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 23, 2014 And now he wants to come back. @HolidayWorld Thanks for sharing! If I lived closer…

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It’s time to walk the red carpet

It’s that time again, already: In just a few minutes, the Golden Ticket Awards ceremony begins. You know … the Academy Awards of the theme park industry? (Can’t continue without a quick and sincere #RIPJoanRivers shout out.) Our team is ready to “Bring Home the Lucite,” as Will Koch used to love to say. Prepping…

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We brake for billboards

Poor James. My youngest son, that is. This is his final year as a too-young-to-drive teen, and he has to put up with just two more semesters of me dashing out the door like a crazy person to drive him to school on time. We’ve been cutting it close lately. Or, rather, I’ve been cutting…

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Craving (not carving) some Halloween treats

We’re starting to talk pumpkins, corn mazes and singing zombies around here … So. For Happy Halloween Weekends, we're adding Pumpkin Pie Flurries. With real pumpkin pie. #HalloweenHankering #CravingNotCarving — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 2, 2014 And the first reaction left no doubt in our minds that Pumpkin Pie Flurries will be the treat to…

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Ho-ho-ho!

Once in a while there’s a tweet … with a photo … that just has to be HoliBlogged. And Cooper, you cutie pie, this is one of those times! Cooper loved his first trip to @HolidayWorld. Thanks for making the day great Santa! pic.twitter.com/1YL99jOiAm — Christine Golden (@christinegolden) August 31, 2014

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Steelhenge

VP James managed to find the construction site amidst this morning's heavy fog. #HW2015 #Thunderbird #tristatewx pic.twitter.com/d7gS1PUXvi — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) August 21, 2014

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“A crummy commercial …”

Come on, you recognize that line, right? It’s Ralphie from “A Christmas Story,” crestfallen when he discovers his Little Orphan Annie Decoder Ring uncovers nothing more than “a crummy commercial,” there in the Parker family’s one bathroom (with Randy pounding on the door). Love that movie! And so, I tried to soften this tweeted “crummy…

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A guy with a plan

How many of us were in college and still didn’t know what we wanted to be when we grew up? Not this guy! Guess he had so much fun @HolidayWorld this year because he wants to work there when he grows up! pic.twitter.com/eVoxOHlOJj — Julie Stucki (@juliestucki) August 11, 2014 I shared this tweet with…

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