Podcast: Promises Kept

Leah - Golden Ticket Award

I won’t ruin the surprise, but a promise made long ago (and repeatedly) was finally kept this morning … The Golden Ticket Awards were held last weekend in Connecticut. Leah was pleased as punch to accept the #1 Water Park Ride award (Wildebeest‘s eighth win in as many years). ^ Bonus points if you can…

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Blanche’s 103rd birthday

Blanche's Friends

Many happy returns to Blanche, whose birthday wish yesterday was to visit the park with her family. Happy birthday to Blanche, celebrating her 103rd birthday with us today! #ManyHappyReturns pic.twitter.com/59sTHRWJZf — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) September 3, 2017 Matt told me he asked her if she was planning to ride any roller coasters. Her reply, “No…

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Podcast: Moola Moola

We started off this podcast episode with a throwback to last time’s 33 Degrees Challenge that involved a bank mascot by the name of Moola Moola. He was around back in 1984 and he still exists! We hope you enjoy this episode! Congratulations to our Henry Wilhite for winning a Hoosier Hospitality Award at the…

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Podcast: The name game

Wildebeestro

The #PodSquad has the upcoming eclipse on the brain this episode: We were delighted to be included in CBS News’s list of “scariest coasters” yesterday:   Happy #NationalRollerCoasterDay! If you’re a thrill-seeker, add these stomach-flipping rides to your bucket list: https://t.co/bbrNiTkG11 pic.twitter.com/yCnmt1ItLh — CBS News (@CBSNews) August 16, 2017 We fondly remember that day in…

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Now open weekends

Sorry, Folks

Today marks that curious time of the year when we hope to heaven no one shows up at the front gate tomorrow. Today is our *final* day of 2017 daily operation. Both parks reopen Saturday for weekends-only operation. #BackToSchool pic.twitter.com/eqRqnX9Nd6 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) August 9, 2017 Despite social media posts, e-newsletters, and our Pick…

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Podcast: Holidog Days of Summer

Podcast - Dole Whip

Our daily season is winding down (daily operation lasts through August 9, and then we’re open weekends-only) and the #PodSquad is looking forward to, above all, wearing anything but those yellow uniform shirts! We hope you enjoy our latest episode: We start with a chat about our recent appearance on the Travel Channel. Emma was…

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Podcast: Phone a Friend

As you may know, Leah Koch has been missing from the podcast for nearly every episode over the better part of a year. First it was because she was working on her MBA at Indiana University and now … a big-city internship. And so, we rang her up at her – gasp! – non-air-conditioned dwelling…

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Podcast: Christmas in July

Santa and the PodSquad

It’s sort of hard to believe it took us till our 37th episode to invite Santa to join us. But he’s a busy guy, after all … Santa’s a snazzy dresser – he reveals who creates his wardrobe: “Santa – we know him!” Look who’s joining the #PodSquad this morning! pic.twitter.com/BcIP9pr7D6 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld)…

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Happy Independence Day!

From all of us here at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari … Including George the Eagle: It’s George the Eagle’s birthday, too! #4thOfJuly2017 pic.twitter.com/hsyh1biKlj — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 4, 2017 And Santa: Happy Birthday, America! pic.twitter.com/nmxSkecekp — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) July 4, 2017 Happy 4th of July!

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Daddy downpour

This photo makes me smile … Water park fun at @HolidayWorld #bobthebearder #beard #beards #bearded #noshaveever #noshavelife pic.twitter.com/SuvDYyqWer — Bobthebearder (@thunderhead1930) June 25, 2017

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Podcast: The newlywed

The #PodSquad started off this episode welcoming guest Andy Imlay – the park’s first IT intern and current Easterseals Adult Ambassador. … and newlywed. Our first kiss as husband and wife #justmarried #whatcerebralpalsy #wheelchairlife #superman #superwedding #supermancelebration A post shared by Andy Imlay (@palsypositive) on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:50am PDT Andy and Megan got…

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A drone’s-eye view

Everyone should see an empty wave pool in action at least once. Because it’s just so pretty. The sun sparkling off the crystal-clear waves … it’s incredibly peaceful. And so, courtesy of our drone (and Stephen, our pilot), here’s the view from way up high: A drone’s-eye view of our Bahari wave pool early this…

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