A Correspondence for the [k]Nights who say ‘Wheeee’

The HoliWood kNights who say Whee!

Dearest [k]Nights, There were days when we thought this event might be impossible, but we’re so excited that the most fun weekend of the year will soon be upon us! Since many of you are coming from around the country, we want to make sure everyone understands the guidelines that we have set forth in…

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Coasting for Kids 2020

Since 2014, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari has donated the proceeds of our HoliWood Nights auction to Give Kids the World.  This year we are VERY excited to help raise more funds for the incredible organization by hosting a Coasting for Kids event on Saturday, August 29!  What is Coasting for Kids? The concept is…

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Au revoir, gopher!

CoasterShack: HoliWood Nights 2018

If you visited us last weekend, you probably noticed: We had a gopher problem! All in good fun, of course, as roller-coaster enthusiasts from across the land gathered for our annual HoliWood Nights event. The gophers were part of the theming, as this year’s movie choice was the classic Caddyshack. Our twist? Coastershack! Complete with themed food,…

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Let’s help Give Kids The World even more!

Thunderbird and Give Kids The World

New deadline: 3pm CDT on Monday, April 20! — When Kaylee from Give Kids The World called to tell us we’d raised more than enough to fund a family’s week-long visit to their incredible Village in Florida, most of us got a little misty-eyed. Families with children who have life-threatening illnesses deserve a blissful week…

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Going, going … almost gone!

Thunderbird First Flight Auction

You’ve been meaning to check out our Thunderbird’s First Flight Auction for Give Kids The World, haven’t you? But you’ve been busy. We understand. Boy, do we understand! The deadline to place your bids for the First Flight on Thunderbird is just a few days away. We’ve got an incredible day planned for April 23…

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Thunderbird launches in just one month

Eric, 14News Scott, andLeah

Ever since I was a little kid, I loved the 25th of each month. Because the 25th ties in with Christmas. “Christmas is three months away!” Always a thrill. This countdown habit of mine continues to this day. And so … Happy Christmas in March! We are, as of today, one month away from Opening…

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Who rides Thunderbird first?

Thunderbird First Flight Auction

Oh, boy. If I had a nickel for every time I’ve been asked that question these last eight months! The simple answer is: the Test Dummies. They ride first. And they’re having a blast. But for those of you who are truly interested in securing a seat for when the nation’s first launched wing coaster…

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