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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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Why fly when you can be carried?

The pleased look on this Eagles Flight bird’s face cracks me up. He’s got it made in the shade. And here’s another critter catching a ride. We told him not to peek. But did he listen? Meanwhile, Star Spangled Carousel’s pavilion is getting some color.

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