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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Whip it good

We knew some folks would be quite pleased to learn we’ve added Dole Whip to the menu this season. But when we first mentioned it on Friday, we were stunned by all the excitement it … um … whipped up. But since not everyone is familiar with the tasty treat – which is, by the way,…

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Knock wood

No one’s knocking our choice of wood in the retracking of The Legend, that’s for sure! Are you familiar with Ipe wood? VP James will bring us all up to speed in this latest episode of the Hard Hat Chronicles … The Legend will open on May 7. Can’t wait to ride!

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A burger topped with what?

If you’ve already listened to our latest podcast episode, then you already know about this new burger … Here’s a quick glance at just a few of Tammy’s Top 10 Tasty Treats from the podcast, plus a few other highlights: And be sure to enter our Podcast Sweepstakes by this Wednesday – there are several…

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A look at The Legend

As the clock ticks a little louder each day, we look forward to the click-click-click of The Legend’s trains heading up the lift hill. Here’s a “Facebook Live!” video from yesterday, as we took a tour of Legend’s work site: LIVE: Let’s take a look at The Legend! Posted by Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari…

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