Front of the line

Thunderbird Launch Pack

For those of you asking about Front of the Line passes, we will have the occasional Front of Line Pass available as a prize at some Games this year … and even as part of this HoliAuction package. For all those asking about Front of Line Passes for Thunderbird: #LAndy — Holiday World…

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Flick? Who’s Flick?

Isn’t it funny how the mind works? (Advance apologies to anyone who isn’t an A Christmas Story aficionado.) This morning, Matt and I had a pre-dawn appointment to head to Owensboro, Kentucky, to join Chad and Brett for a half hour on their WBKR morning show. So at 4:45am, I was getting a cup of…

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Roller coaster countdown

Snowy Track

Everybody loves a good countdown, right? And when you’re building a launched roller coaster, it’s even more appropriate. Confession time: Back in the summer, toward the end of our 66 Days at Sea teaser campaign leading up to our big Thunderbird announcement, I slapped this title on one of Leah’s blog posts without running it…

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Cabin Fever Sweepstakes

Thunderbird and Voyage in the Snow

Thanks to everyone who entered our Cabin Fever Sweepstakes! Our winners were chosen at random from thousands of entries. Congratulations to: Grand Prize Winner: Melanie M. from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, who wins two nights in a Rudolph’s Christmas Cabin at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort plus four one-day tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari…

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The view from Voyage

VP Chris took a stroll up The Voyage’s lift hill yesterday. The late afternoon sun was magical. It. Glows. #nofilter — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 20, 2015 Thunderbird roller coaster opens in just 95 days.

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These dummies are ready

There’s something about test dummies. They’re very eager. Case in point: Thunderbird will have two trains. One is here already and the other will arrive next month. Testing begins in February, but the dummies don’t care. When you want a front seat for the first launch, you don’t mess around. You make arrangements to be…

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Three digits today, two tomorrow

Tempus fugit. Thunderbird opens in 100 days. Sleep now, for once this mighty bird spreads his wings, there will be no rest. — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 16, 2015 And in 100 days, Thunderbird fugit.

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Thunderbird countdown

Launchtime is quickly approaching … who’s starving for a ride? Thunderbird opens in 101 days. Season Passholders ride in 100 days. #BestDiscountsEndThursday — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 14, 2015 Season Pass discounts are at their deepest right now – and expire this Thursday at midnight (January 15). So if five hours of Thunderbird…

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It’s never too cold for puns

Every weekday morning, after dropping James off at school, I pop in my earbuds and call my parents in Connecticut for a quick chat. This morning, it was my dad who answered. He didn’t even say hello. Dad: Zero! Me: Two! Weather you like it or not, it’s here. Winter. Trying to stay positive #NeverTooColdForPuns…

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Mother Nature can be oh, so cold

Thunderbird Sunset

… but she sure can deliver some cool sunsets! Thanks to @HolidayWorld for this picture of tonight's sunset! Have a photo? Send it to! — WISH-TV (@WISH_TV) January 6, 2015 Yes, indeed, Orange is the New Track … as was the sky around Thunderbird. Voyage is certainly in the pink this evening. Stay…

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Welcome to 2015

… The Year of the Thunderbird! Welcome to 2015: The Year of the Thunderbird! #HappyNewYear — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 1, 2015

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We’re building more than a coaster …

… we’re also building an incredible team for 2015! As corny as that may sound, check out our reviews and it won’t take long to see how important our employees (we call them Hosts & Hostesses) are to our Guests’ experience. So often, Moms and Dads post about how impressed they are with how…

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