On track

Actually, Thunderbird‘s construction isn’t “on track” – we’re running two weeks ahead of schedule! So says Matt, our president. When I mentioned that to VP James, his eyes got really big. I’m not sure if engineers are allowed to believe in jinxes, but I had a feeling that’s what was going on in his head….

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Moore harmony

Just had to share this clip from yesterday’s performance by Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out. They were part of Day 2 of our three-day Red, White & Bluegrass Festival this weekend: Our Bluegrass Festival continues today, with performances in our Hoosier Celebration Theater by The Boxcars, the Claire Lynch Band and Lonesome River Band.

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A bird’s eye view

The downside of visiting the Thunderbird construction site on a Sunday, there’s just isn’t much going on … The upside, of course, is you can take a photo like this: Above? Well that’s Thunderbird’s brake run. Here’s another view: It’s amazing to see so many pieces of bright orange track scattered around the staging area,…

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Inside one family’s car

You just never know what Google Alerts will toss into your Inbox. Or when. This video was posted last summer but only recently showed up as one of my scores of daily Google Alerts. It’s too cute not to share (with Daddy’s permission): Those lovable girls (from Fishers, Indiana) are Kailey on the left and…

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Our Ice Bucket Challenge

If you’ve spent much time on Facebook recently, you’ve seen all sorts of crazy videos involving people dumping buckets of ice on themselves. Gasping for air, the thoroughly chilled subject then shouts out a challenge for others to do the same. All in the name of ALS Research. Although the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge started…

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Just another Mammoth Monday!

Fox News Channel was looking for the nation’s top water-park rides, and they found Mammoth! Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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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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What are you WISHing for?

Take a look at some WISH-ful thinking from early this morning: All will be revealed this evening starting at 8:15pm CDT: http://HolidayWorld2015.com Please join us! And Happy Christmas Eve in July!

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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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A princess, all aglow

A sweet moment with one of our Holiday World Princesses and her little Prince, right before the start of tonight’s Friday Night Fireworks:

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Someone’s in the kitchen with Santa

Have you checked out the new Mrs. Klaus’ Kitchen yet? Holidog is a big fan. … and so is Tabnie from Eyewitness News. Foods Manager Tammy was happy for the help on a recent morning and gleefully instructed Tabnie in the fine art of “freestyling” dough. After proofing the dough, it was time to add…

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Video contest: What’s up for 2015?

Congratulations to Lisa Cook, from Georgetown, Kentucky – she entered a video of her son, Christian, presenting his best guess. That video ended the contest with the most thumbs-up votes. Thanks to all who entered! ———————— Yesterday, we blogged about these two fine gentleman, who made a video with their analysis of our 66 Days…

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