Sweepstakes: Cool treats

Udderly Blue Ice Cream

Congratulations to our winners, chosen at random: Heather R. from Lindenhurst, New York; Sean B. from New Albany, Indiana; and Tarina L. from Indianapolis. Thanks to all who entered! —– What are your favorite treats when you want to cool off on a July day? This cute little girl has the right idea: As summer…

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Sweepstakes: Pumpkins, pumpkins, everywhere!

Halloween Pumpkins

Congratulations to our two winners: Heather M. from New Albany, Indiana, and Kirsten H. from Bloomington, Indiana. Thanks to all who entered! —– Every year at this time, Holiday World transforms into one big Halloween section …   Locally grown pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, mums and more quickly put us all into the mood for Halloween….

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Podcast: Holidog Days of Summer

Podcast - Dole Whip

Our daily season is winding down (daily operation lasts through August 9, and then we’re open weekends-only) and the #PodSquad is looking forward to, above all, wearing anything but those yellow uniform shirts! We hope you enjoy our latest episode: We start with a chat about our recent appearance on the Travel Channel. Emma was…

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Chow, baby!

Because there really is someone named The Hungry Cowboy. And he visited us. And he made a video: The Hungry Cowboy visited us, ate his fill, and made this video: http://t.co/nezrM02Fpw @ericneznik #TurkeyDinnerBecauseIEarnedIt — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 23, 2014 And now he wants to come back. @HolidayWorld Thanks for sharing! If I lived closer…

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Brutal honesty

… brutally blue, that is: “Let’s be honest, this is the real reason anyone comes here:”

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In the mooooood for ice cream?

Here in rural southern Indiana, there’s a saying we hear (usually spoken by an old-timer with a dutchy accent) when there’s an unseasonal cold snap in late spring: The Ice Man Cometh. Here at the park, we like to add another word to that phrase: The Ice Cream Man Cometh. It looked like the Ice…

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A chilling moment

Despite our best efforts to make these little fellas feel right at home, this trio of newcomers decided to search our Christmas section for a taste of home. …and so this was our "Prize Pics" contest photo for the week: Shuffling just a few feet away from their home at the Bean Bag Toss game,…

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The State of the Food address

Udderly Blue's "blue ice cream" is a tradition for many families. Each evening we see countless smiling little Smurfs heading home out the front gate.    Happily, the memories of their visit last much longer than the blue around their mouths.    …let's link on over to join The Hungry Hoosier for a chat about…

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Maybe we need a warning sign?

Udderly Blue ice cream

Have you discovered the Udderly Blue gift that keeps on giving? Lynn is a grandma who visited the park recently and plans to come back again soon. She and I have exchanged emails several times over the past week. Apparently, we’re now close enough buddies that she felt comfortable sharing this proud family story: I…

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Bahari baby

Such a cute Bahari baby! A local mom gave us permission to show you her little Savannah, enjoying ice cream at Bahari wave pool: Not a bad way to spend a June afternoon. Not bad at all. ___ Would you like to receive HoliBlog notices – along with news releases and sweepstakes – by email? Sign…

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