It’s Love Your Pet Day

Joe and Moose

We have some very recognizable and lovable faces here at Holiday World. No, I’m not just talking about our staff – I’m talking about our mascots! Safari Sam, Holidog, Kitty Claws, and George the Eagle pose for a lot of pictures every day. But our mascots aren’t the only important animals in the lives of…

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Podcast: Ready, Set, Go!

With two weeks to go till Opening Day, the #PodSquad has a lot to do and a lot to talk about: Here’s the video Redbook magazine put together about Cesilie, from our 2015 high-dive team: We’re tickled by the joy these “replacement windows” have caused. First at Goblin Burgers: … and also at Hot Diggity…

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Confessions of a screaming grandma

Staff rides Thunderbird roller coaster

Ever since we announced Thunderbird last July, I’ve been asked over and over: So. Are you gonna ride? And my answer has not wavered: “I honestly don’t know.” As excited as I’ve been about Thunderbird ever since I was invited into the “cone of silence” 18 months ago, the thought of riding it was, frankly,…

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Does anyone ever retire from Holiday World?

Retirement? What's that? Sure, we work hard, but this is one heck of a fun place to work. It really is like family. We do want to take a moment, though, to thank Macy, who has been a familiar smiling face around Santa Claus Land and Holiday World for 45 years. She's decided to retire…

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In the pink

Vanessa and Will

Turning 30 is a milestone and worthy of celebrating in the pink! Oh, no – not me! (Heavens, no!) Our Director of Merchandise, Vanessa, turned 30 the other day. And everyone … everyone … was in the pink. Because it’s Vanessa’s favorite color Will didn’t get to wear his pink shirt the rest of the…

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