Lemon Shake Ups

Lemon Shakin’ it up!

When life hands us a lemon or two … … we make Lemon Shake-Ups! Meet Nick. He’s a master shaker-upper:   Where can you find Lemon Shake-Ups? Nick (and others) hand make Lemon Shake-Ups in our 4th of July section, right next to the Alamo.  

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The Great Turkey Chase

What? We have a stunt show? You could’ve knocked me over with a feather. A turkey feather. Now, before we move on … I have to ask: That shirt. An avocado shirt? Holy guacamole! Back to the show: The Great Turkey Chase is now performing daily. It’s silly. And fun. And high energy: The Great Turkey…

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Marcus Returning on Voyage

Podcast: The British are Coming

It is always a joyous day when we’re joined by the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain!   The British are coming? The British are here! ?@marcusleshock?, too! #Brilliant ?@RCCGB? pic.twitter.com/817LBDOlAe — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) June 13, 2018 After lunch, the group’s fearless leader sat down to be our guest on this week’s podcast: That’s…

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Sliding Out of the Blue Tube at Tembo Falls

Enter our Be Cool Sweepstakes!

The start of summer is just around the corner – let’s celebrate with a new sweepstakes! But first, a public service announcement: Please take some steps to Be Cool this summer and you’ll be glad you did! It’s fun to plan a family day in the sun – but you’ll want to avoid getting overheated,…

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CoasterShack: HoliWood Nights 2018

Au revoir, gopher!

If you visited us last weekend, you probably noticed: We had a gopher problem! All in good fun, of course, as roller-coaster enthusiasts from across the land gathered for our annual HoliWood Nights event. The gophers were part of the theming, as this year’s movie choice was the classic Caddyshack. Our twist? Coastershack! Complete with themed food,…

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Leah's graduation cap

Podcast: Homecoming

After a month-long hiatus, the #podsquad is back. With a dazzling guest star My star power is finally being acknowledged. Just relaxing in the green room and getting a last-minute touch-up from my stylist before I make my long-awaited debut live in the #HoWoPo studio! All right, Mr. Eckert, I’m ready for my close up……

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Mammoth drop

Sweepstakes: Ticket giveaway

Congratulations to our three winners: Amanda M. from Christiana, Tennessee, Jaclynn S. from Sorento, Illinois, and Michelle W. from Indianapolis, Indiana! And thanks to everyone who entered! —- We all like to win, right? Here’s your opportunity to win a pair of tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari (we’ll pick three winners at random). Guess what?…

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PlayDay - teacher

Play Day announcement

What is Play Day? It’s a special day when we’re open only for the guests of the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center of Evansville. Schoolchildren – like Lance, 15 – look forward to it all year. Lance is from Utica, Kentucky; he’s an 8th grader at Burns Middle School. Play Day is also a day for announcements. That’s…

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Safari Sam with Bahari and Wildebeest

Win a Family Getaway!

Congratulations to our winner: Hannah B. from Evansville, Indiana! And thanks to everyone who entered! —- Did you know two of our mascots have their own food outlets? First. there’s George the Eagle (who’s a gluten-free guy): George serves up gluten-free pizza and breadsticks, and even our own recipe for gluten-free funnel cakes at George’s…

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Matt & Doogie

Podcast: Welcome Matt

Today, we’re a day early and a Lauren short. While Lauren prepares to celebrate her sister Leah’s MBA achievement, our #podsquad consisted of two Matts and me. VP Matt has been in our industry for a while, so he knew to bring fudge. He filled us in on new roller coaster merchandise (some of which…

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Chris Medlin

In the pink

Did you visit us back in 2013? In that case, you might recognize this talented fellow from one of our musical shows, ’80s Rewind: Chris is now in the new Mean Girls musical on Broadway, which received 12 Tony nominations this morning! Here’s a look at Chris in ’13 Good luck to Chris and all the…

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Katie Stam Irk on Star Spangled Carousel

Make it a getaway!

Every time I read a comment from someone who squeezed a lot of fun into a single “day trip,” I want to ask, “What’s your hurry?!” I have a feeling they didn’t realize how many other fun activities there are to enjoy in our area. Katie and her family figured it out: Does Katie look familiar…

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Dole Whip

Win a pair of tickets!

Congratulation to our winners: Vicky D. of Valparaiso, Indiana; and Jaime O. of Nashville, Tennessee. Thanks to all who entered! —– Two chances to win a pair of tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari? What a deal! And speaking of deals, did you see our new Daily Deals? Each day, all season long, we have…

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Brian Pastor

Podcast: Controls Freak

Today’s podcast episode is called The One With the Controls Freak. Meet Brian Pastor: And here’s his story: That highly coveted hoodie Tomorrow’s #Podcast guest. Can’t wait! A post shared by Holiday World (@holidayworld) on Apr 19, 2018 at 5:47pm PDT Brian mentioned the Irvine Ondrey Facebook page as a great place to go for…

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