Sweepstakes: Launch into Spring!

We lost an hour when our clocks launched forward this weekend, but that means we are closer to riding Cheetah Chase! Last week at the Cheetah Chase site, several launch pieces were attached and we want to celebrate with a sweepstake! For a chance to win, comment below who is going to be riding in…

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Cheetah Chase Sweetheart Update

In January, Josh highlighted the balance tank’s role in making Cheetah Chase come to life.Since then, progress has been in RocketBLAST mode! Our belated Valentine’s day treat was seeing six GIANT pumps got placed into the balance tank! Check out the latest episode of our Hard Hat Chronicles series for a more in-depth update on…

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What’s a Balance Tank?

Cheetah Chase Balance Tank as seen from The Voyage

It’s time for another Cheetah Chase Check-In! If you’ve been following the Cheetah Chase construction on our SplashCam lately, you’ll notice that we haven’t installed any new fiberglass pieces recently. That’s because our attention has turned to the station. Well. The tank underneath the station. Last week we started pouring the balance tank for Cheetah…

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A Thousand Words

If a single picture is worth a thousand words, you’re about to become very well-read as we look through our most popular Instagram photos from 2019. Ready to see the highlights? Let’s get started! Number 5: Airtime! We kick things off at HoliWood Nights, our coaster enthusiast event that we host each year on the…

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All Downhill From Here

HoliDrone Captures first Cheetah Chase Fiberglass Lift

Because we just placed the tallest slide pieces of Cheetah Chase! We’ve got to catch you up on what’s been happening in Splashin’ Safari. It’s time for a Cheetah Chase Check In! Our last check in showed the first footers taking shape and the fiberglass for the slide arriving. As you can see, we’ve made…

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Out with the Old, In with the Smooth

This week we set out to answer two of your burning questions about the Voyage: Why did we start track work early? What are we doing to the track? Initially we thought we would take some cellphone pictures to share progress on the Voyage. Once we started working with the maintenance team and heard what…

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Cheetah Chase Check In

Cheetah Chase Slide Pieces

Ever since we announced that we’re building the World’s First Launched Water Coaster, we’ve received a lot of comments and questions about it. One of the most-asked questions: “When are you going to start building Cheetah Chase?” Well, that wait is over.  We started just over a week ago when the first footers were poured…

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The Ride that Got Away

(A note from your “Holiblog Editor,” Leah: Introducing Sabrina! She’s our new media relations manager and a long-time fan of Holiday World. We’re so excited to have her join the team, and she’s excited to share her stories of the park from years ago and today.) _____ 1997. Hootie was still with the Blowfish. George…

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A Chase of the Mondays

Kenny on Cheetah Chase

…get it? A “case” of the Mondays, but it’s for Cheetah Chase? Sorry to kick things off with a bad pun. But I have to share what a Monday in the office can look like at a theme park.  Today we had a town hall meeting that involved our entire full-time staff. Dave, our Director…

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Sweepstakes: Cheetah Chase Season Pass Giveaway

Cheetah Chase Overview 1

Congratulations to our winner: Sarah B. from Mt. Washington, Kentucky! Thanks to all who entered. More giveaways coming up soon! —– We hope you’re as excited as we are for Cheetah Chase in 2020! Of course, there’s still plenty of time this season for a ton of fun, but since we’re switching to weekends-only now (2020…

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