Podcast: The Moose Out Front

We’ve made it to Episode 014 and are heading into our second half-year of podcasting! (That bit of non-math makes me think of when you have a baby and at first you keep track of age by days, then weeks, months and finally years. It’s a process.) We have many graphics to share this time…

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Seven decades of pictures

Here’s to seven decades of fantastic photographic fun! Thanks to all who sent us pictures to include in this video and the Memories Mosaic in our 70th Birthday Plaza. From the old Brownie cameras to today’s cell-phone cameras, every captured memory is precious. Here’s to our next 70 years!

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Holiday Road warriors

And to think that when I was a kid in the ’60s and heading out on vacation in the family car with my brothers and our parents, our biggest entertainment was looking for license plates from every state. The Jeff Sutton family found a modern way to keep themselves – and the rest of us – highly…

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Enter our Rock the World giveaway

Can you believe Rock the World is just six weeks away? Neither can we! Here’s a look at our main-stage artists: It’s time for us to give away one last pair of tickets. Be sure to enter our sweepstakes, below, if you’d like to join us for Rock the World on Saturday, August 20. You…

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The Legend lives on

This morning, while adding a new Legend video to our YouTube channel, I happened upon this wonderful piece of our history from 1999. It’s the day we announced we were building The Legend: Many thanks to David Ellis for posting this video of the late Will Koch announcing The Legend. We know Will would be…

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Callie on the Job

We had loads of fun this week when Callie from WSIL-TV came for a visit. She creates a segment for the news each week called “Callie on the Job” and gets to learn about all sorts of interesting professions. Here’s her report: WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois Does running a roller coaster or greeting park Guests…

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Just two words

Noticed this morning that #My2WordAddiction was trending on Twitter. And so … #My2WordAddiction Air Time! pic.twitter.com/GUycVfn2D3 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) May 23, 2016 How about you? What’s your two-word addiction? Roller coasters? Dole Whip? Kitty Claws? Or how about Big Discounts?! If you’re planning to visit now through May 30, be sure to purchase Summer…

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Our 24th Play Day

Such a fun day! Lots of fun on Play Day! #24thAnnual @EasterSealsSWIN pic.twitter.com/WWtTR4HqO3 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) May 11, 2016 As has happened many times in the past 24 years, on Play Day the weather forecast was a bit iffy. Happily, the storms held off until after all the buses had returned their precious cargo…

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Highlights from podcasts past

Since the Holiday World Podcast is produced every other week, during the “off” weeks we bring you video highlights. Here’s a tip about not-to-miss rides plus a look at that new taste treat at Sweet Stuff: Do you enjoy our podcast? Please post feedback using the #HoWoPo hashtag – and maybe even rate us on iTunes?…

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#ThankYouThursday

Yesterday, on a lark, I tweeted about Jerry: #ThankYouThursday shoutout to Jerry and all our Sweepers who help make us the World’s Cleanest Park year after year! pic.twitter.com/52PT1SeVYd — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 28, 2016 Jerry’s a wonderful fellow. A cheer went up around the offices when we heard, “Jerry’s back!” for the 2016 season….

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Twisted tweets

Oh, those holidays. You know – the oddball ones we like to highlight in tweets and on Instagram. Such as “Talk Like Shakespeare Day” last Saturday. We put a little twist on that one … Surely Shakespeare imagined Dole Whip when he wrote: “A dish fit for the gods” Happy Birthday, #Shakespeare400! pic.twitter.com/0SBqKRZosw — Holiday…

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