‘People’ loves our Festive Flurries

Festive Flurries - Sweet Stuff

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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Happy Independence Day!

From all of us here at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari … Including George the Eagle: It’s George the Eagle’s birthday, too! #4thOfJuly2017 pic.twitter.com/hsyh1biKlj — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 4, 2017 And Santa: Happy Birthday, America! pic.twitter.com/nmxSkecekp — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 4, 2017 Happy 4th of July!

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Spring has sprung

It’s truly lovely outside this week … As annoying as that “spring forward” thing was last weekend … *this* is nice. pic.twitter.com/A3XrCL3uom — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 17, 2016

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Fireworks in a whole new dimension

What will they think of next? Who’s up for some free 3D Fireworks Glasses this Friday? #FreakyFireworks #HappyBirthdayAmerica pic.twitter.com/2T9EXe6Ed0 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 2, 2014

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Stars and stripes forever

Yes, despite the few drips of rain, we do plan to have our fireworks show tonight at 9pm CT. Thanks to Chad at WFIE-TV for helping to spread the word: Tonight, we will dedicate our fireworks ceremony to all the servicemen and servicewomen who have sacrificed  so much to keep us free. Here's one military…

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Fireworks on July 4th?

Fireworks? But of course! Did you know we’re the only park in n the world with a 4th of July themed section? And so, on America’s Independence Day, we’ll have a spectacular fireworks show at the end of the day, which is 30 minutes later than usual for a summer weekday: 9pm CDT (that’s 10pm…

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Just add sparkles

These photos are just in from Zamperla headquarters in Italy: The above photo is the base of our new ride for 4th of July: Sparkler! Here's a good look at the tower for this fun vertical swing ride (65 feet tall!): And the other end of the Sparkler tower: Finally, the not-quite-finished seats. You'll be…

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Our fireworks finale

Did you catch our 4th of July fireworks last night? (There were lots of oooohs and aaaaaahs.) Here’s a look at the finale… Happy Birthday, America!

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Star Spangled banter

If you’ve ever stayed in Splashin’ Safari till closing time, you may have noticed the chair thing. As the supervisors walk from water ride to water ride, they straighten the chairs. Lined up evenly, they’re ready for the next day. This is done rather subtly prior to closing and then they really go to town….

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Oooooo! Aaaaaaahhhh!

fireworks

We had to move the fireworks extravaganza up a bit last night due to a highly unusual occurrence — rain! Ooooooh! Aaaaaaahhhh! I was down by Bahari with Melissa (the editor of the Spencer County Journal-Democrat) and her husband, Mark. It was almost eerie … just the three of us down there in the water…

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