Podcast: Ready, Set, Go!

With two weeks to go till Opening Day, the #PodSquad has a lot to do and a lot to talk about: Here’s the video Redbook magazine put together about Cesilie, from our 2015 high-dive team: We’re tickled by the joy these “replacement windows” have caused. First at Goblin Burgers: … and also at Hot Diggity…

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Podcast: Countdown!

Wednesday was the official “one-month-till-Opening-Day” mark on all of our calendars. And so the #PodSquad counts down our 10 most anticipated sights, sounds – and even smells (Rentz!) of the new season:     Here’s the Thunderbird photo from 2015 that Eric mentioned: Williams, Lauren, Lori and Leah’s first ride: When we moved into the Holidays…

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“Good News” Sweepstakes

Congratulation to Nena N. from Frankfort, Kentucky, our latest sweepstakes winner. Thanks to all who entered! —– There’s a trending topic on Twitter today: #GoodNewsIn5Words So we joined the fun: Dole Whip returns this season. #GoodNewsIn5Words pic.twitter.com/MMmyehuA71 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 15, 2017 What’s your #GoodNewsIn5Words? Enter our Good News Sweepstakes and your #GoodNewsIn5Words could…

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Say cheese!

No one complains when the photo assignment is taking pictures of new menu items! It’s Food Photo Week for us. Dilan in Foods didn’t have to be asked twice if he wanted to sample one of the models afterwards, a Patty Melt. pic.twitter.com/ESv6TaYHxR — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) February 24, 2017 Opening Day is April 29,…

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Podcast: Tell-Tale Tattoo

Eric Rentz returns for this week’s podcast and updates us on iROC, his first Dole Whip experience, and a promise he must not break:   To illustrate this episode, let’s start with a few links: “Love roller coaster” blog post “Ready to Ride” Sweepstakes Next, a photo of the new Beest Burger: … and Matt…

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Podcast: Wooden you like to know?

For podcast episode 025, we invited the park’s director of maintenance, John Woodard to join us and answer your questions about our wooden roller coasters. Here’s John: A few notes: Here’s the link to the photo of Baked Alaska from our Santa Claus Land days. The breakdancing we talked about during 33 Degrees? Prepare to…

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Remembering Alamo

This tweet created a bit of a stir, so let’s answer those questions: Remember our Alamo? We’re making some delicious changes for this season to give you better service plus new menu choices! pic.twitter.com/2a1j6rxZcR — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) January 11, 2017 First of all, yes, we will have an Alamo restaurant again this season. Same…

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Podcast: Christmas Crazies

With Christmas fast approaching, we recorded our final podcast episode of the year today. The PodSquad doesn’t quite catch the brilliance of Turkey Lurkey Time. No matter what you think of the lyrics, you will surely be blown away by Donna McKechnie (the tall “office worker” in this performance on the 1969 Tony Awards) and…

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Podcast: December dreams

It’s been a full month since the #PodSquad assembled, so we kicked off December with memories of Thanksgiving, a mannequin video, and plans for 2017: Here’s the AtlasObscura article about our “thematically relevant roller coaster.” So sad about the loss of Mrs. Brady. From left, Leah Koch, Florence Henderson, Lauren (Koch) Crosby, and Lori Koch. And…

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Podcast: Food, Glorious Food

Just in time for Thanksgiving, our PodSquad chooses their favorite food fights* for this compilation episode: *verbal, of course Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

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Putting the ‘fun’ in funnel cake

What puts the “fun” in funnel cake? That question gets more complicated during Happy Halloween Weekends, as our Foods team goes a little crazy. Take this, for instance … … our new Reese’s Pieces Funnel Cake. It’s really good. But that’s not the only new funnel cake we’re trying out. Which is best? We asked…

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Birthday Week treats

  It’s our 70th Birthday week! Here’s a list of goodies to check out now through Sunday, August 7: This week, when you buy three of our 70th Birthday Souvenir Bottles for $12.99, the fourth bottle is free. (The regular price is $6.99 for one bottle.) Available at most food locations. At the Chill Factory,…

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