Before anyone’s head explodes…

I give. I thought the statement that I would reveal what’s being built next week was a clear indication it was not something really big. It was simply something being built. Near the highway. In clear view of, well, anyone driving by. Creating a bit of a buzz. Alas, coaster enthusiasts, ye hardly know me….

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We’ve only just begun …

Anyone driving by our Employee Parking Lot on Highway 162 the past few weeks has noticed some interesting activity. For all we know, this might be the start of an exciting addition to the park for 2008. Be sure to pass this construction photo along to someone close to you; we’ll tell you what it…

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Good for the soul

…confession, that is. Will just called me from Evansville. He just got off the air following a live interview on WTVW's morning news show. Went well, but he had to tell me something. "I sort of hinted at what's new for next season." Oh, Will! "I couldn't resist; I've signed both contracts, so I went…

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A new number

Just because the announcement is in the past, that doesn’t mean the hints, teasing, and a mysterious number or two have gone away. Perish the thought! Tomorrow, we will receive a huge delivery on the Snowy White Gravel Road. Included will be 80,000 … things. We’ll post some photos and more info once the trucks…

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The hint no one caught

fireworks

I found hint this to be stunning. And no one caught it. Whew! And I was certain it was a complete give-away. It started on July 5. I wanted to show you one of the … um … more interesting photos taken by the editor of our local paper. She took it during our fireworks…

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Will he crack?

The folks at WTVW-TV in Evansville have invited Will to stop by Monday morning for an on-air chat between 7:30 and 8:00 am CDT. They want to talk about the upcoming “What’s New for ’06” announcement, which will take place (rain or shine!) on Wednesday at 11 am CDT. I’ve prepared Will as best I…

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Drumroll, please …

Can it really be? Drumroll, please: Our final HoliHint? And I mean FINAL … this is driving me nuts! (Whose idea was this, anyway? Oh, never mind …) You already know a few important numbers … $13.5 million for the budget plus 7/13/05 and 11:00 am for the announcement. What’s left? Here are a few…

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Diggin’ around

Voyage construction update

Rachel (the “R” in our PR Department) went for a walk this afternoon and took along our digital camera. Here’s some of what she found: Does the above mean our appeal will “spike” when the ’06 project opens? We get teased a lot for being “in the middle of a cornfield.” Looks like this year’s…

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This week’s HoliHint

The two-week countdown to a new holiday has begun. On Wednesday, July 13, at 11:00 am CDT we’ll all know which holiday will be added to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari for the 2006 season. So how exactly will we get to this New Holiday Section? The new walkway’s exact beginning is still to be…

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HoliBribes

Kathy, who is one of our Bavarian Glassblowers, told me that lately she has been offered sugary bribes on a daily basis: They want to know what we’re adding for 2006! Mrs. Klaus’ Kitchen is right next to us, and they try to bribe me with all kinds of fudge! Wow. HoliBribes. That’s fighting dirty….

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It’s HoliHint time again …

Ready for another HoliHint? At last, we know: On Wednesday, July 13, we will announce the 2006 expansion project. It will be held in the Hoosier Celebration Theater at 11:00 am CDT. Anyone visiting the park as a guest that morning is welcome to listen in and cheer with us. So, which holiday will be…

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HoliHint of the week

Alrighty, class, let’s review a bit before presenting the HoliHint of the Week: 1. The capital expansion budget for 2006 is $13.5 million; 2. The expansion will include both Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari; … and last week’s HoliHint promised to answer the following question: Which themed-section will host Holiday World’s portion of the ’06…

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