In the Kitchen with the Foods Team at Holiday World

Blue ice cream and funnel cakes, pizza and turkey legs. Mocktails and nachos, pretzels and candy sweets. These are all a few of our favorite Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari eats! Where do all these delicious wonders come from? It’s fun to picture Santa with a team of kitchen elves creating each morsel with holiday…

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Dietary Restrictions Won’t Stop You from Visiting Holiday World

It’s pretty common to have some sort of food allergy, sensitivity, or restriction in a family these days. In our family, I’m the one. I have to eat vegetarian, and I have a gluten sensitivity. It can be hard to find places to eat with the family – especially at a theme park – where…

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The Holiday World Foodie Guide

Spending the day at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari isn’t complete until you enjoy some delicious park meals. With plenty of food options available throughout all sections of the park, there is something for everyone. From main entrees to desserts to snacks, the tasty bites do not disappoint. As a foodie family, we put together…

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New Food in 2022!

A new season means new menu items! You can find our full listing of park food, including our allergen-friendly and gluten-free menus by clicking here. You’ll find dietary information on old park favorites and the newest food and snacks below! Porto-Bleu Burger First up is the Porto-Bleu Burger found at Goblin Burgers in the Halloween…

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Limited Time Only: Flavors of the 4th

4th of July Treats

We’re the only park with a 4th of July themed area, and we’re proud of that.  But when you celebrate Independence Day every day, how do you make the actual holiday special? First of all, we’ll be holding a patriotic fireworks show on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 9:00…

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‘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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Candy Cornucopia

Candy Cornucopia

With all the fanfare involving our new Santa’s Merry Marketplace, we haven’t said much about Candy Cornucopia. It’s located in Thanksgiving, as you might have already guessed. Across from Turkey Whirl. Early this foggy morning, Jim from WFIE was here to talk to Matt about the new season … And since we were close by,…

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The scoop about Waffle Cone Lights

Rick making Waffle Cone Lights

This time of the year (gulp – we’re just two weeks from Opening Day!), changes happen so quickly that it’s a challenge to catch them all for you to see. So we were delighted to hear from Rick, our Graphic Artist, that he was working on creating the Waffle Cone Lights for the new Sugarplum…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Santa's Merry Marketplace Decorations

I’ll plead guilty to any accusation of a cheesy Christmas-lyric subject line, but … Come on! Decor and more for Santa’s Merry Marketplace! The chandeliers (all 23 of them) are hung by the chimney with care. Hold on – what chimney? This chimney! Love these rustic doors for our Party Rooms. These private rooms are…

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Whatever happened to the Santa murals?

Santa murals

They’re back! Sort of looks like a Santa Claus Art Gallery, doesn’t it? The murals, which originated in 1991, were carefully preserved over the winter months. It’s time, though, for them to claim their space in Santa’s Merry Marketplace. I’ve got to admit, we were stunned by the many accusations that we’d abandoned these works of…

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Top, Tour, Taste

We tasted both General Tso's Chicken, as well as this delicious vegetarian version:

Yesterday’s media event for the Tower Topping at Santa’s Merry Marketplace was a ho-ho-whole lot of fun! To begin with, the weather was just perfect and the trees were awakening. TV crews, newspaper reporters, radio personalities, and the HoliDrone were on hand to watch the topping of the six-story tower at Santa’s Merry Marketplace. Want…

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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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