By HoliBlogger Jamie J.

When I was a kid way back in the 1980’s, I eagerly waited for one weekend each summer. The company my dad worked for would host their employee picnic at Holiday World. And that was something my family looked forward to all year.

Our Visits to Holiday World

We would start the day by taking a picture with Santa, a tradition that continues with my own family. It was the perfect way to begin the day full of fun, sun, rides, and great food.

My favorite ride was the Firecracker, a roller coaster for kids. I would ride it over and over again. That was definitely the beginning of my love for roller coasters!

The Lewis & Clark Trail and Scarecrow Scrambler were also on my list of favorites. I would excitedly go from ride to ride until my little legs just couldn’t take it anymore.

We would end the day at Frightful Falls, the log flume ride, until my entire family was absolutely soaking from head to toe. My sister and I would always fall asleep on the short ride home.

Now, I get to visit the park with my children and ride some of the same rides with them. It brings back so many great memories, all while creating new ones.

The park was just as fun then as it is now.

Group Events at Holiday World

I spoke to the Sales Team at Holiday World to get more information on what everyone needs to know to plan a Group Event at the park.

Holiday World still loves to host businesses and other large groups at the park. Whether you have a group of two hundred or a group of twenty, the friendly staff will make it a day to remember. Everybody can get to know each other better in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. It is an excellent way to show appreciation for your employees in a safe and clean environment.

Your group can enjoy the parks throughout the day, then come together for lunch. The All-American Picnic Buffet will include something for everyone. After lunch, they can get back to the fun!

Riley Picnic Shelter | Group Events at Holiday World

The process of setting up a group event is easy and includes working with the Holiday World team.

All you need to do is pick out a date on the calendar in the Group Planning Guide. You will then work with the team to get the day planned. Holiday World will even send you posters and emails to remind your group of the date and build excitement.

I have planned a group event at Holiday World for a local business and it was very easy. The process was seamless and stress-free. And everybody had an excellent time!

Another terrific way to show appreciation for your employees or team is for your business to join the Holiday World Fun Club. Fun Club comes at no cost to you and gives access to exclusive ticket discounts. After setting up your customized online store, your group can purchase discounted tickets and Season Passes online. Tickets will then be sent directly to their email. It is as easy as that!

If you are interested in setting up a group event or joining the Fun Club at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, you can call 1-800-467-2682 or visit their website.

It is sure to be a memorable day for everyone!


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Be sure to follow the adventures of all the HoliBloggers. Each blog post will have a sweepstakes where you can enter to win two tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari.

Increase your chances of winning by visiting Holiday World or #HashtagMomFail’s websites or social media platforms through the options listed below. Click each option to get more details on how to gain those extra entries. You can enter to win through some options daily!

Entries accepted through Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm Central.

This blog post was written by HoliBlogger Jamie J.

Jamie Johnson is a blogger based in Owensboro, Kentucky. She has two sons, Henry and Simon, and a husband, Logan. Jamie works full-time as a business consultant. She loves her family, Holiday World, ham sandwiches, and Diet Mountain Dew. 

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20 Responses to “Group Events: First Memories & What to Expect Now”

  1. Karissa Blackford

    I visited for the first time last summer and loved it! Can’t wait to come back this summer!

  2. Shawn Boswell

    As a kid I remember riding The Banshee! I loved this very unique ride for sure!!!

  3. Mary Waninger

    My first memory of Holiday World was riding the tracks on the self propelled RR cars and the chickens who played piano.

  4. Stacey

    My daughter and I had a blast last year and plan on going again this summer. She has Celiac disease and loves your gluten free options. If we win tickets we will be able to go 2 days instead of 1

  5. Tonie Woodhull

    I absolutely love holiday world and think it’s fantastic you guys have made rooms for workers to stay. This is a great idea and I hope my daughter will choose to work there when she’s old ebough

  6. Meg

    I am working on a visit with both my kids and my parents. Looking forward to seeing everyone have fun.