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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Enter our Be Cool Sweepstakes!

Congratulations to our winner (chosen at random): Stacy D. from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Thanks to all who entered! —– 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…

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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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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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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 with Mean Girls

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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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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