Calling all groundhogs

We’ve got more than one weather nerd around here – so we’re nearly whipped into a frenzy about tomorrow, Groundhog Day. Will Thunderbird see his shadow tomorrow? Doubtful. #tristatewx #INwx pic.twitter.com/wrUFRSWCx1 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) February 1, 2016 All kidding aside, Tuesday may bring some rough weather. Please be safe. Fingers (and paws) are crossed that…

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Choose your chocolate

Cookies & Cream it is! Congratulations to Kelly P. from Shepherdsville, Kentucky, whose name was drawn at random from the many retweets. Kelly receives two free tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. Thanks to all who entered! ——- Here’s another quickie ticket giveaway – help us choose a new Dippin’ Dots flavor (all the…

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Whatever you do: Don’t. Look. Back.

If you’re a regular reader of the HoliBlog (thank you for that), you already know: #SomethingsUp. And so it begins. #NextChapter pic.twitter.com/QNGFiA1R0L — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) December 17, 2015 We’ll fill you in on the details in January, as we begin celebration of our 70th Birthday Season.

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Trick or tweet

You never know whom you might run into here at the park during the Halloween season.  We see some … incredible … costumes … And then there’s this family who really had a ball! Great way to spend a fall day! @HolidayWorld pic.twitter.com/mzDppbNqjb — Zach Duke (@zach_duke) October 24, 2015 Chicago White Sox fans will…

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The Ides of October

“Beware the ides of March!” We all remember that quote from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, right? (Vaguely, anyway …) Turns out “ides” is a term for mid-month, usually the 15th. I guess this is our none-too-subtle way of reminding you that Happy Halloween Weekends are dwindling down to just two and a half more weekends. Thanks…

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Halloween Magic in the air

There’s something magical about the fall of the year: The leaves change colors, temperatures cool down, children of all ages sport fun costumes, pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes pop up everywhere. There’s also magic in children’s laughter – that burst of belly laughter that is utterly contagious. One place to catch that laughter?…

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This gag never gets old …

After all these years (the original Vacation movie was released in 1983), this still makes us laugh: Oh, deer. The moose out front should have told you … #OpenSaturday pic.twitter.com/y4CdpDwdIZ — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 22, 2015 Santa’s friends may be a bit early for Happy Halloween Weekends, but you can be right on time…

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See ya, summer …

Summer’s nearly over. Doesn’t that make you want to scream? #LastChanceSaturday pic.twitter.com/4i80dRUfSt — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 16, 2015 Hope you can join us tomorrow (Saturday) for some fun on the world’s top two water-park attractions: Wildebeest and Mammoth as we say goodbye to summer. Then dry off on Thunderbird, as you launch from 0-60mph…

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This is only a test

Do you remember school fire drills? As kids, we’d scurry down the hallway knowing we’d get a few extra minutes of “recess” as part of the drill. It was a good thing. Here at Holiday World, we conduct drills, too. And yesterday evening was a big one. For the better part of a year, our staff…

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Rock this Way

It’s almost time to Rock the World! Our headliners: Newsboys, Crowder, Sidewalk Prophets, and Love & the Outcome, will be heading to Santa Claus, Indiana, very soon. But before we get to the big event, Leah (our chief rocker) and the rest of us wanted to pass along a few pointers to make your day,…

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Reruns? We’ve got reruns!

You didn’t miss last night’s Thrill Factor premiere, did you? (Or maybe you just want to watch it again?) We’re getting a lot of requests for a list of when “our” episode will hit the re-run circuit. While we look it up for you, here’s a fun snippet to watch: Here we go: Thrill Factor…

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Anatomy of a thrill

Tory & Kari - Thrill Factor

It starts when you get the okay from the network to talk about the unnamed new show: We can finally tell you! @TravelChannel's new show w/ @KariByron & @ToryBelleci is named "Thrill Factor." Watch 8/12! pic.twitter.com/yTIdJx4ufY — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 30, 2015 Next, add a re-tweet from the show host whose hair sports a…

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