WIKY wake-up call

“Don’t anybody eat the pumpkin cake balls I just put in the fridge!” Barbie hollered down the hall this afternoon. Yes, we often share, but these Halloween treats were set aside for media friends. Wednesday morning (that’s tomorrow, if you keep up on your HoliBlog reading), Matt and Lauren are heading to Evansville bright and…

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See ya, summer …

Summer’s nearly over. Doesn’t that make you want to scream? #LastChanceSaturday pic.twitter.com/4i80dRUfSt — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 16, 2015 Hope you can join us tomorrow (Saturday) for some fun on the world’s top two water-park attractions: Wildebeest and Mammoth as we say goodbye to summer. Then dry off on Thunderbird, as you launch from 0-60mph…

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Carved for attention

When asked to carve a pumpkin this week, I was borderline inappropriately excited. It’s probably been ten years since my last pumpkin-carving, which is far too long. There’s nothing like carving a pumpkin to get you in the Halloween spirit. (This is coming from a girl who just spent the last six weekends dressing up…

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Season’s over, but the smiles linger on …

Happy Halloween Weekends are over, as is our 2014 season. Many thanks to all who visited us and filled our parks with laughter. This tweet from Sunday was the perfect way to end our 121 days of fun: Those smiles say it all! “@Aaron_Reece: @HolidayWorld thanks for the great day today!! pic.twitter.com/G3gyAiLLGL” — Holiday World…

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Pumpkins on the shelf

While visiting the park during our Happy Halloween Weekends, you may have noticed these festive fall displays, located in each of our holiday-themed park sections. We know there are lots of Elf on the Shelf fans out there; how about Pumpkins on the Shelves? Our other Lauren, who is our Director of Theming, borrowed this…

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Feeling a little loopy?

So are we! We topped Thunderbird‘s vertical loop this morning. And a certain someone is quite pleased. Ms. Pumpkin is quite pleased with Thunderbird's progress. And color. #OrangeIsTheNewTrack pic.twitter.com/1CbuwEWhfA — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) October 17, 2014

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Hoosier favorite zombie?

Ah, but actually our talented troupe of undead are from all over … er, under. This year’s Graveyard Smash zombies hail (and wail) from as close by as Santa Claus and Jasper and as far away as New York, Chicago, New Orleans and Honolulu! They sing like a bunch of ghouls: We hope you’ll join…

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Did anyone catch the second pun?

Not everyone considers pun-making to be an art form, but a little Halloween humor makes us smile. Please post a comment below if you caught the second pun. I won’t say it’s been keeping me up nights wondering, but … Hope you like the pun. #TwoActually pic.twitter.com/RUx5jPKJKC — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) October 3, 2014

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Magic in the air

When you visit us for Happy Halloween Weekends, be sure to include our Halloween Magic Show on your don’t-miss-it list. Unless, of course, you don’t like to laugh. Or hear children laugh. Don Baggett’s magic skills extend far beyond sleight of hand. He has the gift of extracting giggly, irrepressible laughter from youngsters. You know,…

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Sweepstakes: How Halloween are you?

Thanks to everyone who entered our Happy Halloween Weekends Sweepstakes! Our winners were chosen at random from thousands of entries. Congratulations to: Heather B. of Lexington, Kentucky Kathy D. of Bardstown, Kentucky Tina C. of Cecilia, Kentucky All three winners receive two one-day tickets to this year’s Happy Halloween Weekends! ——— So just how Halloween…

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Are my eyes playing tricks?

… or does our fancy Straw Bale Lady have a cowlick? Sort of looks like our Straw Bale Lady has a cowlick … #OrangeIsTheNewTrack pic.twitter.com/FrchesJBF8 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 26, 2014

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