Timing is everything

In case you were wondering … This is why we announced Thunderbird last week. Sort of hard to hide 29 truckloads of track and supports! #HW2015 pic.twitter.com/MJ8RrINp1w — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 28, 2014

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A Sunday afternoon stroll behind the scenes

We haven’t dropped in a Vine video yet this season, so here’s one from our friends at Theme Park Review, who are visiting today from all over (as in Los Angeles, Orlando, Texas, Chicago and England!): Voyage @HolidayWorld in action! Ranked one of the best roller coasters on earth! https://t.co/1QvN5Yp32y — Theme Park Review (@ThemeParkReview)…

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Park pals

One of the many excellent side benefits of working in the amusement industry is the friendships formed from park to park. Those who don’t work in our industry often assume we have some sort of cutthroat thing going on, but that’s just not so. Sure, we’re competitors, but we also wish each other only the…

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Servers, don’t fail us now!

We’ve been playfully teasing Hal at DBS>Interactive about making sure-sure-sure the servers are ready for tomorrow’s announcement. … because a whole lotta folks will be tuning in to watch. We like DBS for their exceptional web design work. We love them for their sense of humor: @HolidayWorld @halburgiss pic.twitter.com/kwLVXgxj0k — DBS Interactive (@DBSInteractive) July 23,…

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Happy birthday, by George!

It’s Britain’s favorite baby boy’s birthday today. From our George to your George, “Happy first birthday, Prince George!” Happy first birthday, Prince George! From one George to another … #GeorgeTheEagle pic.twitter.com/PPcdPvOfHu — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 22, 2014

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Countdown to Day 67

Can you believe it? We’re closing in on the last few of our 66 Days At Sea! We hope you enjoyed the clues, the history lesson, and the occasional red herring. And Leah’s HoliBlog posts, too – she’s honed her HoliHint skills to a fine point these past few weeks. As July 24, Our Announcement…

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What’s your definition of “fun”?

This young fellow seems to have it all figured out: If this doesn't scream "FUN!" than I don't know what does! @HolidayWorld #holidayworld pic.twitter.com/BNMV2vM9qh — Kara Bletzinger (@karabletz) July 17, 2014

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Apparently someone famous visited today …

Feeling sort of out of touch. And, yes, old. Anyone care to fill me in? According to Google, Brennan Tracy is a sensation on Vine … and is an I.U. guy. Every time he tweets, my Inbox fills up with “favorites” and “retweet” notifications. So I’m really curious (and hoping I’m not being insulting, because…

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Dash over for this deal

With a fun run through two parks, and uber theming such as fireworks, snow, fog and more, our Holiday Dash 5K Fun Run will leave you panting for more! Register by midnight Saturday night for some runaway savings! Best discounts for our "Holiday Dash 5K Fun Run" expire tomorrow. Dash over here for details: http://t.co/xYGFWEoDu6…

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Fireworks in a whole new dimension

What will they think of next? Who's up for some free 3D Fireworks Glasses this Friday? #FreakyFireworks #HappyBirthdayAmerica pic.twitter.com/2T9EXe6Ed0 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 2, 2014

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That’s using your noodle!

How’s this for improvisation? @HolidayWorld @LakeRudolph Showing off their biggest pool-noodle #HoliSmile! pic.twitter.com/ZQZs5xpObk — Kara Bletzinger (@karabletz) June 26, 2014 We hope they (and you!) enter our “Show us your HoliSmile” contest!

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Contestpalooza

Are you on Twitter? If so, you’ve probably noticed we do a lot of re-tweeting when it comes to TV and radio stations holding contests with our tickets as prizes. We’ve embedded a bunch of them for a bit of one-stop shopping (the links are live). Some of the contests are limited to specific areas,…

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