“Being of sound mind …”

Demolition work is underway in preparation for the new Santa’s Merry Marketplace. As fast-paced as this work is, we occasionally pause. That’s Tom, who’s our Carpenter & Facilities Manager, proudly holding a piece of wood. That’s a two-by-four, right? Whatever the measure, it’s a piece of history. #HoWoHistory Because, like all great artists, Tom likes…

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Enter our Lots o’ Lights Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Kris T., from Gosport, Indiana, whose entry was chosen at random. She and her family will enjoy two nights in a Holiday Cottage at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort plus a day for four at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari! Thanks to all who entered! By the way, how many light bulbs…

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The Maintenance Men

Congratulations to Andy, Tim, Tom, Michael, Sean, Clint and Bob for achieving AIMS certification today following a week of Safety School. In Orlando. Andy is one of our Attractions Managers and the other fellows are part of our Maintenance Team. Heading home to prepare for the season after @AIMS_Int Safety School in Orlando. We open…

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Who says turkeys can’t fly?

Good question! There were several flying around these here parts yesterday. Who says turkeys can't fly?! #GobbleGobble pic.twitter.com/bOImXNJmwM — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 11, 2014 And yes, we put our toys away for the winter months – and out they fly in the spring, ready for the new season. Watch out – here comes another…

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The first ride of spring

Do you look for the “first robin of spring” each year? Around here, it’s the first ride of spring; the first ride to spring back to life after a long winter’s nap. And the first ride of the season is … Comet’s Rockets in Rudolph’s Reindeer Ranch! Here are three members of our maintenance crew…

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“I’ll be a lady of leisure”

Frieda Foertsch

Today, our staff bid a fond farewell to this sweet face: After many, many years of helping to make Santa Claus Land and then Holiday World & Splashin‘ Safari an especially lovely place, she’s decided to become “a lady of leisure.” Over the years, she’s appeared as a calendar girl, won a state-wide honor, been…

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Coaster’s over yonder, Tom!

Poor Tom The guy’s worked here something like 30 years, and once in a while he still needs directions. All kidding aside, Tom is one of those go-to guys who always know what’s going on all over the park. He definitely knows where The Voyage is. And he gives as good as he gets, so I…

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