Candy Cornucopia

Candy Cornucopia

With all the fanfare involving our new Santa’s Merry Marketplace, we haven’t said much about Candy Cornucopia. It’s located in Thanksgiving, as you might have already guessed. Across from Turkey Whirl. Early this foggy morning, Jim from WFIE was here to talk to Matt about the new season … And since we were close by,…

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Wattle we ride first?

Turkey Whirl Assembly

Some may find this to be fowl, but if you take a look at turkey anatomy, you’ll know a wattle is that fleshy neck thingy (technically speaking, of course). The other weird turkey word? The snood of course. That’s the hangy thing over the turkey’s beak. Speaking of snood, did you know the farmer in Gobbler Getaway…

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The weather’s not fowl – but the company is!

The weather is incredible, so I carved out a bit of time for a walk in the park today. Recognize this ride vehicle? Come on, give it a whirl! pic.twitter.com/NfdotQYLcY — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) February 22, 2017 It’s hard to believe we’re all trotting around without jackets in February! Opening day is just nine weeks…

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Podcast: December dreams

It’s been a full month since the #PodSquad assembled, so we kicked off December with memories of Thanksgiving, a mannequin video, and plans for 2017: Here’s the AtlasObscura article about our “thematically relevant roller coaster.” So sad about the loss of Mrs. Brady. From left, Leah Koch, Florence Henderson, Lauren (Koch) Crosby, and Lori Koch. And…

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Podcast: Food, Glorious Food

Just in time for Thanksgiving, our PodSquad chooses their favorite food fights* for this compilation episode: *verbal, of course Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

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Season Pass Sweepstakes!

Thanks to everyone who entered our Season Pass Sweepstakes! Our winners were chosen at random from thousands of entries. Congratulations to: Amy R. of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, who wins two 2015 Season Passes Donna H. of Lanesville, Indiana, who wins two one-day tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Candi J. of Beech Grove, Indiana, who…

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The Legend of the Thunderbird

After the most amazing new-ride announcement we could have asked for, some people are a bit confused. They like the fact that we’re getting a steel coaster, but they don’t get how Thunderbird belongs in Holiday World. Especially in our Thanksgiving section. The Voyage is easily the best name. It’s simple. It tells a story…

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Too far?

Are we taking this theming thing too far? I must admit to saying “Huzzah!” a lot lately … Taking this theming thing too far? #Mayflower #ThemeParkProblemz pic.twitter.com/QWlQJayuGg — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 16, 2014

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A scenic ride through Autumn Falls

Have you ever ridden Gobbler Getaway and not picked up one of those turkey caller gizmos? (Repeat after me: We're not shooting turkeys, we're calling them!) Have you? I didn't think so … silly question, that. Well. If you take away the interactive part of Gobbler Getaway, what you have left is a beautiful ride…

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A little Thanksgiving attitude

Little Livi wears her turkey hat like no other! Livi loves thanksgiving @HolidayWorld pic.twitter.com/mVxepLksv3 — Gretchen Winkler (@gleigh627) August 8, 2013  

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It’s half-past the giraffe’s ear

What time is it? It's time to take a second look at Giraffica (the ride formerly known as Pilgrims Plunge) and realize that, on a sunny day, it looks a whole lot like a giant sundial: This time of year, Giraffica casts a long, long shadow on the field that is quickly becoming the home…

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