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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ICEE samples

Platinum Pass Preview

Are you a Platinum Season Passholder? Or plan to become one soon? Then we’ve got some great details for you about the upcoming Platinum Preview Night. The theme is: Here are the details We’re throwing a party for Platinum Season Passholders! Friday, May 4, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm CDT Rides, Food, Free Samples, Games, Prizes…

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Big Red ICEE

ICEE on a snowy afternoon

Wouldn’t you think it would be safe to plan a little sampling party for our new ICEE Mix It Up on April 16? Who would have dreamed it would be snowing?! Sampling our new ICEE Mix It Up on a snowy afternoon! @Official_ICEE @drinkbigred pic.twitter.com/IHpd0SjLXU — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 16, 2018 Thanks to Matt (park…

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Platinum perks

It wasn’t even 8am yet and Angie was hard at it, moving boxes. Ooooh! Whatcha got there? Well. The 2018 Platinum Season Passholders’ cups had arrived. So Angie was getting them unloaded and lined up in plenty of time for the upcoming Early Season Pass Processing Days. Here are the details Bring your 2018 Season Pass,…

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A slide on the move

“They’re on their way.” James called shortly before one o’clock. The first pieces of fiberglass slide were about to be put into place at Tembo Falls. I didn’t want to miss this! I’d invested too much time making sure to capture their assembly to not show up for the delivery to their final destination! This is…

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Lemon Shake-Ups building

Shake it up, baby!

Not too many people knew the answer to this question:   Does anyone remember what this little building was originally designed for back in 1992? #HoWoHistory pic.twitter.com/VjenRVwxVf — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 11, 2018 There were lots of guesses when we posted this on social media, but only a handful knew the answer. Stormin’ Norman’s…

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Calming Room - tent

The Calming Room

A few days ago, we posted this photo of our pal Mick Foley on Twitter for Autism Awareness Day. A number of people tweeted their thanks to Mick, on behalf of their children. … because it’s a wide spectrum that touches many families. Did you know we have a Calming Room? It’s available for our…

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Raging Rapids

A new type of ticket

Last year, we introduced Pick Your Price ticket discounts, which give you the opportunity to shop around for the day and price that suits you best. Today we add another option, called 2 Day Flex Tickets. Here are some details: The 2 Day Flex Tickets will provide you with park admission on two separate days within one…

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Howler roller coaster

Sweepstakes: Make Your Best Memories

Congratulations to our winner, Felicia M. from Columbia, Tennessee! Thanks to all who entered! ——- We’re just a handful of weeks away from Opening Day – let’s celebrate with a new sweepstakes! Would you like to help this year’s first-timers make great memories when they visit? Post a tip below and you could win a Family Getaway for…

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Wildebeest at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Podcast: ProSlide CEO

We crossed the border this episode. A quick call to Ottowa (Ontario, Canada) and the CEO of ProSlide joined us for a fun chat about snow skiing, water coasters, and the passion to create. Here’s that photo I took of Rick Hunter and Will Koch right after Wildebeest opened. Two brilliant businessmen who never lost…

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Riverside Retreats

Down by the Riverside

When we ask visitors what they enjoy the most during their day at Splashin’ Safari, not everyone says the water coasters. Hard to believe. I know. Wildebeest and Mammoth definitely top the list, but another favorite activity is floating lazily on the Bahari River. If that’s your favorite hangout, you might want to make your day extra…

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Podcast - Dole Whip

Podcast glossary

You’re expecting a new podcast episode today, right? Sorry, we’ve delayed #053 by a week. The good news, though, is that our guest will be Rick Hunter, the President & CEO of ProSlide Technology, Inc. Can’t wait! Meanwhile, we’ve been talking for a while about starting a HoWoPo Glossary of Terms. Because the inside jokes…

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