By Paula @ Holiday World

It’s the aftermath of announcing Santa’s Merry Marketplace and our podsquad is still a bit giddy for today’s podcast episode:



We talk a lot about producing the announcement video for Santa’s Merry Marketplace.

And here it is:

Lauren’s wand-choreography rehearsal

Lauren Wand

The glitter went … everywhere.


Matt was in Indianapolis yesterday morning for an interview with Inside Indiana Business.

What do you think: Good bone structure? Properly applied translucent make-up?


Here are the design graphics:

Sugarplum Scoop Shoppe

Sugarplum Scoop Shoppe in Santa’s Merry Marketplace


Candy Cane Confectionary & Polar Expresso at Santa's Merry Marketplace

Candy Cane Confectionary & Polar Expresso at Santa’s Merry Marketplace


Santa's Merry Marketplace, side view

Side view of Santa’s Merry Marketplace


Santa's Merry Marketplace, interior

Santa’s Merry Marketplace, interior


Santa's Merry Marketplace & Christmas Plaza

Christmas Plaza & Santa’s Merry Marketplace   

Just three more weekends for Happy Halloween Weekends.

What could be better than Make Your Own S’mores?

Make Your Own S'mores

How about a S’mores Funnel Cake?

S'mores Funnel Cake

And yes, those are Teddy Grahams sprinkled on top. S’mores Funnel Cakes are available at Santa’s Snacks.

This poignant post from #NonStopNorah’s mom brought tears to all of our eyes:

In our Holidays segment – we all but drooled over Pulled Pork Day.

Celebrate tomorrow with a Walkin’ Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese at SnackHouse (across from Thunderbird).

Walkin' Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese

Happy Birthday to “That Harper Valley PTA Girl”!

Jeanie C. Riley ad

For the upcoming World Pasta Day, we learned that Lauren and Leah’s grandfather Bill Koch met the original Alfredo back in 1955.

Bill Koch meeting the creator of Fettuccine Alfredo

In #HoWoPo Feedback, there was no shortage of puns:




Loved the email from Sean (some Wild Irish Prose?), our old pal from ACE.

Sean Flaharty

Lauren met a sloth one year at the IAAPA Expo:


Here’s that incredible “Spoopy” sketch from Devon:


We’re so pleased our new signage has made such a difference:

The Coaster Crew does it again.

… and again:

Thanks, as always, for listening! We’ll be back again in two weeks with another episode.

Meanwhile, here’s where to check out all the 2019 Season Pass Perks available to you – with the best discounts available right now.

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