Contest: Stashing Pumpkins

Thanks to everyone who entered our Stashing Pumpkins contest – we have a winner! Leanne M. from Salem, Indiana, was the first to correctly guess 2,913 pumpkins. She receives two one-day tickets to Happy Halloween Weekends. Congratulations, Leanne! —- They're everywhere! All over Holiday World, hundreds and hundreds of pumpkins. Some even include subtle messages…

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Here comes Halloween!

Our second annual Happy Halloween Weekends begin on Saturday. Here's an aerial view of the two corn mazes: What other treats are in store for this year? Here's a preview: Tickets for Happy Halloween Weekends are available here on our website at the discounted rate of $24.95.

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A time for good-byes and hallows

This is the time of year when we tend to hear, "Why didn't you tell me? I wish I'd known!" a lot. So here goes: This weekend, September 14 and 15, is the final weekend of the season for: Santa (back to the North Pole he goes!) Splashin' Safari (it is mid-September, after all) High-dive…

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We really mustache you …

Don’t these peanut-butter-and-chocolate mustaches look delicious? Jacqulin and Jacie from Mrs. Klaus’ Kitchen are in their first day of candy-making training for Happy Halloween Weekends, which begin September 21.

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Smash forward

It may be only July, but we've already fast-forwarded deep into September and October. We're getting ready for our Happy Halloween Weekends. Right now, we're looking for five guys and five ghouls for our Graveyard Smash show. Here's a snippet from last year's show: If you know anyone who'd like to audition (including yourself!) please…

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Halloween may be over …

… but we've just heard The Voyage was named one of the 10 Scariest Rides in America by HauntWorld.com. Here's what they had to say: This is a wooden roller coaster that I truly believe … if it were 10 feet longer it would kill you! This thrill coaster is without competition in a league…

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Carving up a Happy Halloween!

 Although our Happy Halloween Weekends are over for the year, we wanted to send you this little video greeting card: Would you like to share your thoughts about our event? Please take a few minutes to complete this online survey by Friday, November 9. Please be safe trick-or-treating tonight, under this beautiful harvest moon:

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The theme is “cool” for 2013!

As you may have noticed, the summer of 2012 was one of the hottest on record. We sure noticed. So, from looking around the parks to see where the longest lines were, where the bottlenecks occured, plus listening to your many comments and suggestions, here's a countdown list of how we're spending $6.5 million for…

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Mother Nature’s decorations

Is this Mother Nature's apology for the drought and extreme temperatures this past summer? The fall colors are stunning this week! Are you planning to ride a coaster this weekend? There are two more Happy Halloween Weekends left – hope you can join us for the the rides, themed shows and attractions, and the lovely…

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Makeup tips from the ghouls of Graveyard Smash

  As Halloween approaches, you might like to borrow some of these tastefully understated looks from the female cast members of Graveyard Smash. Leah the Ghostly Wraith advises: "If your eyeliner slips a bit during application – just go with it!" Jazzy, our pink Mummy, says not to worry about covering up the occasional blemish,…

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It’s ‘Sing Like A Pirate Day’ …

… every day of Happy Halloween Weekends. Sort of humorous that our pirate in Graveyard Smash is played by a fellow named Sharky. Dude can dance, too. Sharky and his cadre of fellow performers will continue to delight audiences for another two weekends during Happy Halloween Weekends. Come to think of it, a pirate fits…

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Counting pumpkins and funny, funny bones

  Thanks to the hundreds and hundreds who took a moment to enter our contests these past few weeks. Our "Counting Pumpkins" contest called for, admittedly, sheer guessery. How many pumpkins were we planning to bring in for Happy Halloween Weekends? The correct number is rather a staggering one: 10, 875. All locally grown, by…

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