It’s Love Your Pet Day

Joe and Moose

We have some very recognizable and lovable faces here at Holiday World. No, I’m not just talking about our staff – I’m talking about our mascots! Safari Sam, Holidog, Kitty Claws, and George the Eagle pose for a lot of pictures every day. But our mascots aren’t the only important animals in the lives of…

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Color me Holidog

Holidog and guitar

There are so many holidays each day that entire websites exist just to list them. Today, it’s Get Out Your Guitar Day. Presumably, this is to chide the majority of us whose guitars are gathering dust (now that adulthood has taken over). Happily, Holidog will never grow up! This rockin’ Holidog was so fun, we…

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A focus on snow

Holidog statue after an ice storm

Are you a fan of snow? This drone footage was shot a year ago, when the park was under a blanket of the lovely stuff. Here in southern Indiana, we don’t usually get a lot of snow. And when we do, it doesn’t last long. But when we do … We take photos! Here are…

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Today, we’re Wally World

Today is the first day we are closed for the season – and of course, the Walley World jokes abound. Did you know we have a Wally who works here? He has for 20 seasons Cathy is Wally’s department head. She says he’s got quite the sweet tooth. She also shared this story: Right now…

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Podcast: … with the other Podcasters

Theme Park Families Podcast at Holiday World

After shaking our heads in disbelief that September starts tomorrow, we put in a call to these fellows: Well, not everyone … just Andrew (front left) and his dad, Adam. They’re the hosts of the Theme Park Families Podcast! Season Passes for 2019 are on sale – with deepest discounts available through September 14. Here’s…

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Sweepstakes: Here comes Halloween

Kitty Claws at Halloween

Congratulations to our winner: Shawn B. from Louisville, Kentucky! —– As summer winds down, we’re counting the days to the return of Happy Halloween Weekends. With our family rides, roller coasters, Halloween-themed shows, walk-through mazes, and special treats, it’s a great time to visit! Even Holidog and his friends are in costume: What was your…

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Podcast: Controls Freak

Brian Pastor

Today’s podcast episode is called The One With the Controls Freak. Meet Brian Pastor: And here’s his story: That highly coveted hoodie Tomorrow’s #Podcast guest. Can’t wait! A post shared by Holiday World (@holidayworld) on Apr 19, 2018 at 5:47pm PDT Brian mentioned the Irvine Ondrey Facebook page as a great place to go for…

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The eyebrows have it

Holidog's eyebrows

Do you ever get one of those tickles way back in your brain, where something seems familiar but you can’t quite figure out why? Exhibit A: This is a photo of our mascots in their Happy Halloween Weekends costumes. Here’s the one face that has me befuddled: It’s cute little Holidog! Take another look –…

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Podcast: Moola Moola

We started off this podcast episode with a throwback to last time’s 33 Degrees Challenge that involved a bank mascot by the name of Moola Moola. He was around back in 1984 and he still exists! We hope you enjoy this episode! Congratulations to our Henry Wilhite for winning a Hoosier Hospitality Award at the…

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Sweepstakes: Cool it!

Congratulations to Marlin S. from Westview, Kentucky, and Christie L. from Troy, Missouri. They each win a pair of one-day tickets to Holiday World! Thanks to all who entered and helped us keep cool these past few weeks! ——- No doubt about it, we’re in the Holidog Days of Summer. Our playful pup knows how…

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Hoosier Birthday

Two-hundred candles on that cake – no wonder we need a torch! Happy 200th Birthday, Indiana! Lauren & Holidog take part in today’s @INTorchRelay. @VisitIndiana @SantaClausInd pic.twitter.com/BBB6kFat8n — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 10, 2016 A reminder that we’re closed to the public this weekend (for private events). Both parks reopen on September 17 for the…

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Podcast: See You In September

Today’s podcast recording felt like the last day of school (for those who remember being overjoyed when that day arrived; I’m not one of them – I used to cry). We were just … giddy. Reining in the PodSquad was nearly impossible. But we had a wicked good time and hope you do as well….

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