Sweepstakes: Bone appetit!

Pumpkin Spice Latte

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 tomato bisque; pumpkin spice lattes to fried bread pudding bites. Our online menus show all the new choices so you can figure…

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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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Podcast: Phone a Friend

As you may know, Leah Koch has been missing from the podcast for nearly every episode over the better part of a year. First it was because she was working on her MBA at Indiana University and now … a big-city internship. And so, we rang her up at her – gasp! – non-air-conditioned dwelling…

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Podcast: The newlywed

The #PodSquad started off this episode welcoming guest Andy Imlay – the park’s first IT intern and current Easterseals Adult Ambassador. … and newlywed. Our first kiss as husband and wife #justmarried #whatcerebralpalsy #wheelchairlife #superman #superwedding #supermancelebration A post shared by Andy Imlay (@palsypositive) on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:50am PDT Andy and Megan got…

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Podcast: The Return of the IT Guy

IT Director Matt energized the #PodSquad early on with the declaration: “You don’t really need money anymore.” Find out what he was referring to (and a whole lot more) here in our latest podcast episode: Raspberry Pie sounds delicious! IT Matt hands one to Eric for consideration. Here’s that video of the Boom Squad (don’t…

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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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