More Season Pass Perks

Character Mugs

If you have a 2019 Season Pass or a Platinum Season Pass, we’ve got some extra perks for you! Your Pass will come loaded with the following deals, which can each be used once during the 2019 season: Merchandise* Additional 20% off Cotton Candy Tub at any shop Additional 20% off one Holidog, Safari Sam,…

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“Being of sound mind …”

Demolition work is underway in preparation for the new Santa’s Merry Marketplace. As fast-paced as this work is, we occasionally pause. That’s Tom, who’s our Carpenter & Facilities Manager, proudly holding a piece of wood. That’s a two-by-four, right? Whatever the measure, it’s a piece of history. #HoWoHistory Because, like all great artists, Tom likes…

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Podcast: Making Merry

Lauren Wand

It’s the aftermath of announcing Santa’s Merry Marketplace and our podsquad is still a bit giddy for today’s podcast episode:     We talk a lot about producing the announcement video for Santa’s Merry Marketplace. And here it is: Lauren’s wand-choreography rehearsal The glitter went … everywhere. Hrm, this doesn’t look like the Baconland announcement. Maybe…

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Podcast: The one with the Griswolds

Taylor Bybee

Once we move to our “Now Open Weekends” schedule,  references to “the Moose Out Front” abound. … because just about everyone has seen National Lampoon’s Vacation at least once. And, believe it or not, this vehicle was actually parked in our lot a few years ago (during the 30th-anniversary summer of the film’s release). And…

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Sweepstakes: Cool treats

Udderly Blue Ice Cream

Congratulations to our winners, chosen at random: Heather R. from Lindenhurst, New York; Sean B. from New Albany, Indiana; and Tarina L. from Indianapolis. Thanks to all who entered! —– What are your favorite treats when you want to cool off on a July day? This cute little girl has the right idea: As summer…

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Podcast: The One with the Sharkey

Roy G. Biv

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the theater … … it’s Sharkey Week here at Holiday World! Robert Sharkey, that is. He’s been in our musical shows on and off since 2010 and has a lot of stories to share.   Apparently, I’m not the only one who’s told Sharkey he…

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Enter our ICEE Mix It Up Sweepstakes!

ICEE flavors

Congratulations to our winner: Gabrielle H., from Farmland, Indiana. Thanks to all who entered! —– Are you an ICEE fan? Or maybe even an ICEE Mix It Up fan? We offer 12 ICEE flavors at our ICEE Mix It Up stand in Splashin’ Safari Plaza: Blue Raspberry Red Cherry Grape Big Red Lemonade Banana Green Apple Pepsi…

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Lemon Shakin’ it up!

Lemon Shake Ups

When life hands us a lemon or two … … we make Lemon Shake-Ups! Meet Nick. He’s a master shaker-upper:   Where can you find Lemon Shake-Ups? Nick (and others) hand make Lemon Shake-Ups in our 4th of July section, right next to the Alamo.  

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Season Passholders: And look – there’s more!

Cotton Candy buckets

Season Passholders: If you have a 2018 Season Pass or a Platinum Season Pass … Here’s a little some extra Your Season Pass and Platinum Season Pass will come loaded with the following deals, which can each be used once during the 2018 season: Food  Sausage On A Stick Combo Meal at SnackHouse for $5.99…

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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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