2019 Season ends with a magical proposal!

HoliBlog | Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Each year the end of the season is bittersweet, but this year our 2019 Season ended with a new beginning. We closed out our 2019 Season with a magical proposal! In early October, Derek reached out to our team for help planning a proposal for his son. Logan and his girlfriend Ashley were traveling here from…

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Hoosier choice for “Monster of the Year?”

During Happy Halloween Weekends, Hoosier Celebration Stage gets a touch of spooky fun! Monster Mash is one of our brand new spooktacular shows that puts you in the judges seat to crown “Monster of the Year.” Keep reading to the very bottom for a sneak peek! Sit a spell and let us introduce you to these…

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Walking in a Halloween Wonderland

Amanda and Alison

Each year for Happy Halloween Weekends, our seasonal Team Members transform the park to give it a festive Halloween Feeling. So our Communications team set out while the park was still being decorated. Since we’re still in Santa Claus, Indiana, it just makes sense to call it a walk in a “Halloween Wonderland.” I’m sorry….

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A Menu Worth Falling For

Death by Chocolate Funnel Cake

Being “Holiday World”, you could say we know how to celebrate a season. The park is looking festive, the shows are going to be exhilarating and fresh, but guys… Feast your eyes on our Happy Halloween Weekend Menu items below! Eats: Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps  Fried Ravioli (Beef) Impossible Burger Chicken Enchilada Soup Impossible Burger…

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Sweepstakes: Happy Halloween Weekends Spooktacular

Raven During Happy Halloween Weekends

Happy Halloween Weekends are here! That means cooler weather, shorter lines, and all the family-friendly Halloween fun you can handle. The end of our 2019 season is quickly approaching, but it’s not over just yet. We still have time for one more sweepstakes. The trick is that you’ll need to be quick to win. The…

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Caution: Corn Puns Ahead

In Indiana, we endure corn comments and jokes, but there is a kernel of truth to them. We know corn and how to grow it, you could say we’ve cornered the market. Our 2019 Happy Halloween Weekend corn maze is no exception, it is A-MAIZE-ING! Each spring, a local farmer plants 12 acres of corn…

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The Ride that Got Away

(A note from your “Holiblog Editor,” Leah: Introducing Sabrina! She’s our new media relations manager and a long-time fan of Holiday World. We’re so excited to have her join the team, and she’s excited to share her stories of the park from years ago and today.) _____ 1997. Hootie was still with the Blowfish. George…

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Sweepstakes: Trick or Treat Yourself

Costume Characters with Hay Bales

Happy Halloween Weekends are really sneaking up on us! It’s scary how fast all our family-friendly fall activities will be here. Almost as fast as you’ll need to be to win our latest sweepstakes. The treat? There will be dozens of winners! The Grand Prize is a Family Getaway with four two-day tickets and two…

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A boo-tiful award

A text buzzed in on my phone the other evening, with this photo: VP Eric was in Indianapolis, attending the annual State Tourism Conference. Tuesday evening, Indiana Tourism Association officials announced eight “Best of” marketing awards. The award for Best Event/Festival went to … … Happy Halloween Weekends! In announcing our award, the emcee sharing some…

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Podcast: The One with Spoopy

Holly the Elf

That’s right, Spoopy! Leah feels so strongly about this word that she wants a new holiday declared – nay, an entire month:     Amanda (aka Genesis: The Creature in our Come Alive! show) joins us this episode. Amanda swaps show stories from over the years with Lauren and Leah. … including how she played…

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Podcast: The Takeover

Lauren with Bacon Seasoning

With Paula away on vacation, the #PodSquad had a new host this week: Me! (Hence the title “The one where they all went Rogue.”) I had a lot of goals for this episode: create a new game, don’t screw up, and don’t screw up. I succeeded in creating a new game. Luckily, accountant Tiffany Leonard…

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Sweepstakes: How many pumpkins?

Congratulations to our winners: Heather F. from Paducah, Kentucky and Kataushalynn M. from Tell City, Indiana! —– How many pumpkins do we use to decorate during Happy Halloween Weekends? Take a guess, below, and you could win two tickets to this year’s event, which runs through October 28. We’ll choose two winners: One will be…

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