Win a Family Getaway!

Safari Sam with Bahari and Wildebeest

Did you know two of our mascots have their own food outlets? First. there’s George the Eagle (who’s a gluten-free guy): George serves up gluten-free pizza and breadsticks, and even our own recipe for gluten-free funnel cakes at George’s Gluten-Free Pizza & Snacks. … and Safari Sam, who’s pretty excited about his new “Sam’s BBQ”…

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Season Passholders: And look – there’s more!

Cotton Candy buckets

You met VP Matt in yesterday’s podcast. Well, he’s got another trick up his sleeve for Season Passholders. If you have a Season Pass or a Platinum Season Pass this season … Here’s a little some extra Each Season Pass and Platinum Season Pass will come loaded with the following deals, which can each be…

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Win a pair of tickets!

Dole Whip

Congratulation to our winners: Vicky D. of Valparaiso, Indiana; and Jaime O. of Nashville, Tennessee. Thanks to all who entered! —– Two chances to win a pair of tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari? What a deal! And speaking of deals, did you see our new Daily Deals? Each day, all season long, we have…

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Podcast: Controls Freak

Brian Pastor

Today’s podcast episode is called The One With the Controls Freak. Meet Brian Pastor: And here’s his story: That highly coveted hoodie Tomorrow’s #Podcast guest. Can’t wait! A post shared by Holiday World (@holidayworld) on Apr 19, 2018 at 5:47pm PDT Brian mentioned the Irvine Ondrey Facebook page as a great place to go for…

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Platinum Pass Preview

ICEE samples

-Are you a Platinum Season Passholder? Or plan to become one soon? Then we’ve got some great details for you about the upcoming Platinum Preview Night. The theme is: Here are the details We’re throwing a party for Platinum Season Passholders! Friday, May 4, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm CDT Rides, Food, Free Samples, Games, Prizes…

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ICEE on a snowy afternoon

Big Red ICEE

Wouldn’t you think it would be safe to plan a little sampling party for our new ICEE Mix It Up on April 16? Who would have dreamed it would be snowing?! Sampling our new ICEE Mix It Up on a snowy afternoon! @Official_ICEE @drinkbigred pic.twitter.com/IHpd0SjLXU — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 16, 2018 Thanks to Matt (park…

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Shake it up, baby!

Lemon Shake-Ups building

Not too many people knew the answer to this question:   Does anyone remember what this little building was originally designed for back in 1992? #HoWoHistory pic.twitter.com/VjenRVwxVf — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 11, 2018 There were lots of guesses when we posted this on social media, but only a handful knew the answer. Stormin’ Norman’s…

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Podcast: Mix It Up Menu

Admissions-area rainbow

Our pal Tammy from F&B is back again to tell us about what’s new on the food front this season: I promised to post photos of some of the Premium Cabana Meals, starting with the Fruit Platter: Next on the menu is the Chicken Tenders Platter: And the Shrimp Platter: Just like our Pick Your Price…

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Podcast: ProSlide CEO

Wildebeest at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

We crossed the border this episode. A quick call to Ottowa (Ontario, Canada) and the CEO of ProSlide joined us for a fun chat about snow skiing, water coasters, and the passion to create. Here’s that photo I took of Rick Hunter and Will Koch right after Wildebeest opened. Two brilliant businessmen who never lost…

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Down by the Riverside

Riverside Retreats

When we ask visitors what they enjoy the most during their day at Splashin’ Safari, not everyone says the water coasters. Hard to believe. I know. Wildebeest and Mammoth definitely top the list, but another favorite activity is floating lazily on the Bahari River. If that’s your favorite hangout, you might want to make your day extra…

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Sweepstakes: Bone appetit!

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Congratulations to our winners: Kayla C. from Louisville, Kentucky, and Jessica H. from Vine Grove, Kentucky. Thanks to all who entered! —– Certain foods just taste better in cool weather. Our menus reflect that. We add seasonal food items all over the park during Happy Halloween Weekends. From pumpkin funnel cakes to grilled cheese and…

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Sweepstakes: Pumpkins, pumpkins, everywhere!

Halloween Pumpkins

Congratulations to our two winners: Heather M. from New Albany, Indiana, and Kirsten H. from Bloomington, Indiana. How many pumpkins and gourds decorate the park this time of year? The total is 7,983! Thanks to all who entered! —– Every year at this time, Holiday World transforms into one big Halloween section …   Locally grown…

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