Sweepstakes: Splashin’ Family Getaway

Mammoth drop

We all like to win, right? Here’s your opportunity to win four tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari plus two overnights in a Holiday Cottage* at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. Guess what? We like to win, too. Over the next several weeks, USA Today is running an online poll asking to name the Best Water Park in the…

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Sweepstakes: Summer Kickoff

Holiday World & Louisville City FC Prize Pack - web

Congratulations to our winner: Brittany G. from White Lake, Michigan! Thanks to all who entered. More giveaways coming up soon! —– Click. Did you hear that? It was the sound of me moving the little switch on our thermostat from Heat to Cool. Because it’s starting to feel like summer! What better way to kick off…

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Mermaid mystery

Mermaid ICEE

Did you know there’s a new ICEE flavor called Mermaid? Well, there is: When we put together our ICEE Mix It Up Sweepstakes, we wanted to include a list of the 12 flavors we’ll offer this season. The three new flavors are Warheads Strawberry Grape Smashup, Strawberry Lemonade, and … Mermaid. Mermaid? A quick check around…

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Sweepstakes: ICEE Mix It Up

ICEE Bubble Yards

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner: Debbie G. from Georgetown, Indiana! Our runner-up winner is Sandra S. from Fulton, Mississippi;  Jennifer W. from O’Fallon, Missouri; and Stefany D. from Terre Haute, Indiana. Thanks to all who entered! —– Our ICEE Mix It Up stand was a big hit last season. Small wonder – all that cold, bubbly,…

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Sweepstakes: What’s your cure for Cabin Fever?

Irises in bloom at Thunderbird

Congratulations to our winner: Misty L. from Lawrenceville, Illinois. Thanks to all who entered! —– It’s that time of the winter when we’ve all just about had it, right? Whether it’s snow, ice, frigid temps, or our current monsoon, we’re all craving the first signs of spring. Dogwood trees blooming and roller coasters soaring ……

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Sweepstakes: Play it Forward

Mammoth Boat Going Over Hill

Congratulations to our winner: Melody H. of Union, Missouri! Thanks to everyone who entered – we’ll launch another sweepstakes soon! —– Planning for a getaway can be loads of fun. The anticipation just adds to the excitement. Because memories can last forever. Memories like this commercial which ran in 1977, during our Santa Claus Land…

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Podcast: Airtime!

Airtime! HoliWood Nights 2019

Matt and I flew solo this episode, and were delighted to reveal the movie theme chosen for next year’s HoliWood Nights: As construction begins on Santa’s Merry Marketplace, Matt gets evicted. Here are the “before” photos:   Check out how it looks now: Take a gander at how it’ll look when you visit next season:…

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Sweepstakes: Who’s your Season Pass Pal?

Thunderbird, Diving out of Immelmann

Congratulations to our winner: Chelsea D. from Indianapolis – and thanks to all who entered! —– Do you have a pal with whom you love to go on adventures? Maybe it’s a grandchild … Or a cousin … Or a fellow thrill seeker. We want to give you a chance to visit all season long –…

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Sweepstakes: How many pumpkins?

Congratulations to our winners: Heather F. from Paducah, Kentucky and Kataushalynn M. from Tell City, Indiana! —– How many pumpkins do we use to decorate during Happy Halloween Weekends? Take a guess, below, and you could win two tickets to this year’s event, which runs through October 28. We’ll choose two winners: One will be…

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Podcast: … with the other Podcasters

Theme Park Families Podcast at Holiday World

After shaking our heads in disbelief that September starts tomorrow, we put in a call to these fellows: Well, not everyone … just Andrew (front left) and his dad, Adam. They’re the hosts of the Theme Park Families Podcast! Season Passes for 2019 are on sale – with deepest discounts available through September 14. Here’s…

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Sweepstakes: Win Season Passes!

Thunderbird's Immelmann Loop

Congratulations to our winner: Tasha B. from Mount Vernon, Illinois! —– Can you believe it? Season Passes for the 2019 season are now on sale! Deepest discounts for Season Passes are available for just a few weeks – through September 14. The list of different types of passes available – and all the associated benefits…

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Sweepstakes: Here comes Halloween

Kitty Claws at Halloween

Congratulations to our winner: Shawn B. from Louisville, Kentucky! —– As summer winds down, we’re counting the days to the return of Happy Halloween Weekends. With our family rides, roller coasters, Halloween-themed shows, walk-through mazes, and special treats, it’s a great time to visit! Even Holidog and his friends are in costume: What was your…

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