‘People’ loves our Festive Flurries

Festive Flurries - Sweet Stuff

Holiday World’s Festive Flurries are new this year. And people are noticing.  Well… “People” is noticing.  That’s right! Our Festive Flurries were featured alongside our Thanksgiving Dinner from Plymouth Rock Cafe in a list of “20 Amusement Park Foods from Across the Country That Everyone Needs to Try at Least Once.”  I’m glad to see our…

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Watch us on Travel Channel!

Travel Channel host Jason Zone Fisher

We’ve just received word that our Coaster Quest episode will air again on Travel Channel! Tune in Sunday, June 24, at 6pm CDT Here’s a photo from the shoot: —— This was originally posted on October 18, 2017. Get ready to start seeing this face on your TV this fall: Jason Zone Fisher is the host…

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Turkey talk

As we prepare the park to reopen (five weeks from tomorrow!), you never know what you’ll see: Must be lunchtime; there’s a line at Plymouth Rock Cafe. #GobbleGobble pic.twitter.com/Vt7J2yQj1K — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 24, 2017 Did you check out our new Pick Your Price ticket deals yet? Visit on select days and save up…

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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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The key: Wiggly, but not floppy

Plymouth Rock Cafe Meal

We first posted this recipe nearly four years ago, and it is by far our most requested HoliBlog entry, so here it is again. With a photo and video, this time. When we opened Plymouth Rock Cafe in 2007, we chuckled all summer long as emails came in requesting the recipe for our green beans….

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Minions with opinions

Last week, we asked a pair of Minions where they'd like to dine in the park. We took a photo and included it in our e-newsletter, with the challenge to identify their location. Here's that photo, in case you missed it. Our wide-eyed Minions trotted like turkeys into the Thanksgiving section (they'd heard about our…

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“You’re probably wondering why I called this meeting…”

Will marches to the beat of a different drummer. We like to say that when others "zig" he chooses to "zag." So when he calls a meeting, it may not be in a conference room. That's Will in the red jacket, holding a different, uh … drum stick. Today's "meeting" is in the Plymouth Rock…

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Twenty-two over seven

A little math problem to enjoy over lunch: Some of the lovely dessert items offered at Plymouth Rock Cafe (during the season).

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What’s that smell?

Most park smells are wonderful. The sweet aroma of funnel cakes … the mouth-watering wafts of grilling burgers. And there’s nothing like sunscreen. Mrs. Klaus’s Kitchen. ’nuff said. (Okay, okay … in the spirit of full disclosure there is the occasional person who forgets to apply his morning hygienic product, if you catch my drift….

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Food for thought

Once a week, we have a staff meeting. All the park directors meet with Will for an hour or so. The final item on each week’s agenda is a round-the-table status report. Each director gives a little update. It’s sometimes amusing and always informative. Here’s a sample from this week. Mike (Director of Maintenance &…

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