Gourdon the talking pumpkin

Have you met Gourdon? He's new this fall. Santa's Storytime Theater has been transformed into Gourdon's Hollow, just for Happy Halloween Weekends. (Don't worry! Santa will be back in May!) Gourdon likes to entertain children with Halloween stories and jokes. Take a look: Be sure to catch Gourdon's Tales from the Patch when you visit…

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A howling good time

What fun we had today! We started out first thing this morning with a trip to Louisville, for an appearance on WAVE-3 Listens Live. Along with Matt and Kitty, we brought five members of the Graveyard Smash show. In costume and makeup. While we waited in the lobby of the TV station, another set of…

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Holidog’s dog house is pretty sweet

So where does Holidog hang out during Happy Halloween Weekends? Our cuddly pup has an autumnal dog house. And it's pretty sweet. As you enter the park for Happy Halloween Weekends, be sure to take a right at the Applause Fountain. You'll see a large red building, which houses Holidog's 3D Halloween Adventure. It is:…

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Sweepstakes: Happy Halloween Weekends

Congratulations to our three winners: Bobbie H. from Shepherdsville, Kentucky; Lori S. from Madison, Indiana; and Lael D. from Plainfield, Indiana. They each win two one-day tickets to this year's Happy Halloween Weekends. Thanks to all who entered! ******** So what exactly is Happy Halloween Weekends? It's nearly all of Holiday World's rides, plus Halloween-themed…

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Corn stalkers

Have you tried to make it through our Kitty Claws Corn Maze yet? It's huge! There's an incredible feeling of jubilation when you make it "back out" from such a gigantic corn maze. A certain 18-month-old has it all figured out. Cole supervises while his godfather, Matt, does the not-so-heavy lifting. There's no extra charge…

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A tasty deal

Matt had a fun time in Louisville earlier this week, taping a WLKY's Real Deal segment. He filled Maxine in on lots of fun Happy Halloween Weekends details – and also offered a "real deal." Wondering what that deal might be? Take a look here. Still need discounted tickets for your visit? Here you go.

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Halloween :30s

If you live outside of our local area, chances are you don't ever get to see our television commercials. Thanks to YouTube, you can see them, too: We hope you'll join us for Happy Halloween Weekends, Saturday and Sundays now through October 27. We have tickets available here on our website – prices are discounted…

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Contest: Spin us a great caption

Congratulations to Tabithia F., from Louisville, Kentucky, who wins two one-day tickets to Happy Halloween Weekends for her winning caption: “With great power comes great responsibility… and you mom… you have the responsibility to take me to Holiday world!” Thank you to all who entered! ————– This photo from our opening weekend of Happy Halloween…

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Halloween FAQ

Remember yesterday's post about Lauren's meeting with the spiders? Well, apparently they were just consultants, not workers. Poor Michael was challenged with spinning his own web. … and then somehow moving it from ground level up into the sky. A bit of rain didn't get him down. Michael spun a little magic and, with the…

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A little Halloween humor

When Leah sent me this photo of her sister, Lauren, I asked if she was okay with me posting it to the Web. Leah's reply: Only if you spin it beautifully. Clearly, our long-legged friends took a red-eye flight to get here. And they're just in time for Happy Halloween Weekends!

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From “corncept” to reality

The puns are popping as we talk about our corn maze. Or is that maize maze? We hired a company that specializes in cutting corn mazes. I guess you can say they're outstanding in their field … Aw, shucks. It's still not clear what this year's design looks like. Happily, we have some friends in…

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