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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Thankful for Thanksgiving

Any lovely aromas coming out of your kitchen yet? It's Thanksgiving week, when nearly everyone tries their hand at baking, roasting and even frying. In our Thanksgiving-themed section, The Voyage tends to grab the glory. According to Travel Channel, it's the "most insane" wooden roller coaster out there, so accolades are rather appropriate. But another…

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