It’s Love Your Pet Day

Joe and Moose

We have some very recognizable and lovable faces here at Holiday World. No, I’m not just talking about our staff – I’m talking about our mascots! Safari Sam, Holidog, Kitty Claws, and George the Eagle pose for a lot of pictures every day. But our mascots aren’t the only important animals in the lives of…

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Win a Family Getaway!

Safari Sam with Bahari and Wildebeest

Congratulations to our winner: Hannah B. from Evansville, Indiana! And thanks to everyone who entered! —- 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…

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Happy Independence Day!

From all of us here at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari … Including George the Eagle: It’s George the Eagle’s birthday, too! #4thOfJuly2017 pic.twitter.com/hsyh1biKlj — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 4, 2017 And Santa: Happy Birthday, America! pic.twitter.com/nmxSkecekp — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 4, 2017 Happy 4th of July!

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Podcast: Cliff diving champ

Vegetarian options

Technically, we named this episode The one with the Jurclassic Park two weeks ago. And we do talk about HoliWood Nights in this episode. But … at sort of the last minute, we invited Cesilie Carlton from our high-dive team to stop by to talk about the upcoming Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.  …

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Independent’s Day

George the Eagle

What a nice surprise! The Theme Park Insider Awards were just announced – and we won Best New Roller Coaster for 2015! Or, rather, Thunderbird did … Proud to be the only *independent* park to win: http://t.co/GSLyEZmtJc @ThemePark #FamilyOwned pic.twitter.com/EqarNoUGcg — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 5, 2015 Reviewing the list of winners, the awards all…

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Happy birthday, by George!

It’s Britain’s favorite baby boy’s birthday today. From our George to your George, “Happy first birthday, Prince George!” Happy first birthday, Prince George! From one George to another … #GeorgeTheEagle pic.twitter.com/PPcdPvOfHu — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 22, 2014

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Friday Night Fireworks are back!

Join us to celebrate the start of the weekend and summer with our Friday Night Fireworks! George the Eagle hopes you'll celebrate the start of summer with him tomorrow with our Friday Night Fireworks! pic.twitter.com/hDumHHJi8M — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) June 20, 2014

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Fireworks on July 4th?

Fireworks? But of course! Did you know we’re the only park in n the world with a 4th of July themed section? And so, on America’s Independence Day, we’ll have a spectacular fireworks show at the end of the day, which is 30 minutes later than usual for a summer weekday: 9pm CDT (that’s 10pm…

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“Who dat?”

Kevin emailed us with this darling story earlier this week: Earlier this evening my 18-month-old grandson and I were looking at the computer. I opened the Holiblog page, and Owen pointed and recognized the picture of "Ha-d-dawg" and "Sorry Sam" (we will work on the "f" sound before next summer's trip). He then pointed to…

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