Michelangelo, da Vinci, and …

… Bolliger & Mabillard! You will louvre Thunderbird – it's a work of art! #LaunchPlans pic.twitter.com/cPFPdQa8a9 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 3, 2015 This masterpiece opens in just 53 days!

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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: http://t.co/qN0LSDz6bV #LAndy pic.twitter.com/E1zjHlO2dL — 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 pic.twitter.com/E5ohycGEs5 — 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. pic.twitter.com/YtdrSEAYDL — 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. http://t.co/i1F14d0ITJ #BestDiscountsEndThursday pic.twitter.com/w8X1XrqK9z — 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 reportit@wishtv.com! pic.twitter.com/JcF0xFKL8K — 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 pic.twitter.com/94RNW63Kil — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 1, 2015

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