Kenny on Cheetah Chase

A Chase of the Mondays

…get it? A “case” of the Mondays, but it’s for Cheetah Chase? Sorry to kick things off with a bad pun. But I have to share what a Monday in the office can look like at a theme park.  Today we had a town hall meeting that involved our entire full-time staff. Dave, our Director…

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Santa with Kids World Balloons

Your Guide to Kids World

Holidog is excited for Kids World to kick off this weekend. He wanted me to share a few details about what you can expect from our new event – where Kids Rule the World! Scavenger Hunt Trek through Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari to locate balloons with special images on them to complete your quest….

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Sweepstakes: Bats and Labor Day Family Getaway!

We hope you’ll agree: the most perfect summer activities are watching baseball, camping, and visiting theme parks and water parks.  Baseball season (and theme park season… and camping season) may be nearing an end, but there’s still plenty of time left for a few more games (and a few more Holiday World visits complete with…

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Cheetah Chase Overview 1

Sweepstakes: Cheetah Chase Season Pass Giveaway

Congratulations to our winner: Sarah B. from Mt. Washington, Kentucky! Thanks to all who entered. More giveaways coming up soon! —– We hope you’re as excited as we are for Cheetah Chase in 2020! Of course, there’s still plenty of time this season for a ton of fun, but since we’re switching to weekends-only now (2020…

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Teaser 03 - Mark Your Spot SQUARE

The hunt for clues is on

If you’re a Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari super-fan, you’ll remember what today is.  It’s the five year anniversary of our announcement of Thunderbird. I can’t believe it’s been five years.   It seems appropriate to reflect today on the fun we had over those 66 Days at Sea, and our upcoming announcement.  That might…

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Party Room Candles 2

Birthday rooms for epic parties

When people find out I grew up in a theme park because it was my family business, they often ask me expectantly: Did you have the COOLEST birthdays?! The answer is sometimes.  My sister and I were born in September and October, respectively, so we “got to” share our birthday party every year. So yes,…

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#HoWoHacks: Handle the heat

We’re introducing a blog series of tips and tricks we’re calling #HoWoHacks.  We’ll give you some extra insider tips on how to handle the heat and more as we go.  Everyone knows Splashin’ Safari is a great place to cool off on a sweltering day. Naturally there’s Bahari River and Bahari Wave Pool, not to…

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1985 (probably) Map

Stranger than us?

I’ve already watched Season 3 of Stranger Things.  NO SPOILERS I PROMISE.  “Where did you find the time to watch now that you’re over communications?” asked no one. (But if you are wondering… I simply gave up on that sleep thing) In the fourth episode of the third season, Will talks about “You know when you…

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Voyage Fuel Rod Closeup

Power Problem… Solved

If you’re like me, you can drain your battery in a day at a theme park. Between taking photos, browsing the web waiting in line, checking show times, and looking up ride stats, even the best phone batteries cave under the pressure.  So I charge my battery overnight and bring a power bank. But I’m…

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Team Australia 2015

The 11th Annual Holimpics

Every year, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s HR department hosts the event of the season: the Holimpics. It’s the ultimate test of theme park athleticism where our Team Members form teams to “represent” different countries from around the world.   Tonight is the night  Tonight one country (or group of our Team Members) will emerge…

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Holidog Inn Photo

Pleasing pets the World over

When we say we are “#1 for Family Fun,” we mean the entire family, even the furry members. Just inside our admission gates is the Holidog Inn, a kennel where even Holidog feels comfortable telling his friends to “Relax, it’s the Holidog Inn.” Here’s Holidog with his buddy Pax, along with some tips about our…

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Festive Flurries - Sweet Stuff

‘People’ loves our Festive Flurries

Holiday World’s Festive Flurries are new this year. And people are noticing.  Well… “People” is noticing.  That’s right! Our Festive Flurries were featured alongside our Thanksgiving Dinner from Plymouth Rock Cafe in a list of “20 Amusement Park Foods from Across the Country That Everyone Needs to Try at Least Once.”  I’m glad to see our…

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