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Matt & Doogie

Today, we’re a day early and a Lauren short. While Lauren prepares to celebrate her sister Leah’s MBA achievement, our #podsquad consisted of two Matts and me. VP Matt has been in our industry for a while, so he knew to bring fudge. He filled us in on new roller coaster merchandise (some of which…

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Ho-Ho-Foley-O

Today is National Carousel Day and Christmas in July! So let’s roll back the clock and watch Jolly Ol’ Saint Mick as he takes a ride on our Star Spangled Carousel: Wrestling great Mick Foley was in town last fall, working on his “Saint Mick” Santa memoir, which he announced on this episode of the…

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On the Cuteness Scale …

… you can’t get much better than this: But this has to be a close second, right? Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 4th of July! More fireworks are coming up in just a few days with Friday Night Fireworks, which run through the end of July.

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25th Annual Play Day

Play Day - Santa

We celebrated another wonderful Play Day today – our 25th! Schoolchildren with disabilities – all the invited guests of Easterseals – happily flocked into the park for their special day. One inquisitive lad asked Santa, “How many days till Christmas?” Without missing a beat, Santa replied, “Why, 229 days, of course!” Yes. Of course. We…

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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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Your head will spin!

… when you come down the hill from Christmas to 4th of July this season! We're making a few changes … This craterous space will be colorfully and musically filled by the Star Spangled Carousel. Here's another angle, just so you get your bearings: And what Independence Day-themed ride will take the newly-vacated spot right…

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Al Dente, meet Mr. Tiger…

Naw, his name’s not Al, it’s Michael. (Couldn’t resist…) Sometimes a family’s best souvenir is the delicious evidence of silliness carried home in the camera. Errin’s family visited recently from Newark, Ohio. She says her family camped here for a week and each of their three children got to bring a friend along. This is…

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Nice kitty, kitty…

When we started our Facebook Fan Page Photo Contest, there were only 38 photos posted. Now there are 438! The first week (last week), we actually had a tie. Coincidentally, both were photos taken of darling children on the Star Spangled Carousel. It took a few extra days to contact Zachary’s mom, but Part 2…

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Mirror, mirror, on the … carousel

A week ago, our Facebook Fan page had a rather paltry number of fan photos. Paltry as in 38. (And one of the 38 was a photo of our brochure askew on someone’s coffee table.) Something had to be done. How ’bout a little contest? …with two free tickets awarded to those who post our…

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Got floss?

This toothy fellow might need some help once in a while. He's one of the pretty new faces at Star Spangled Carousel. Might need a little Hospitality Training …

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