Today is our 76th Birthday! In finding the words to share about today, I started diving into all the things I’ve learned since we began working on our commemorative book:…Read More »
Posts Tagged: Will Koch
Happy Birthday to us… Part 2!
We (I) recently discovered from IAAPA historian Jim Futrell (shameless plug listen to our interview with him here) that Santa Claus Land kind of has two opening days, so we…Read More »
Popular Mechanics: Hoosier best?
Sorry for the “hoosier” thing in the subject line, but it’s such low-hanging fruit, you know? When Popular Mechanics decided to name the best roller coaster in each state, they…Read More »
Splashin’ Safari surprised us all!
It’s Splashin’ Safari’s birthday! Our water park opened on May 29, 1993. It was much smaller back then. In fact, our news release announced it would be a five-year project,…Read More »
The day CBS News came to town
What fun it is to revisit our past – with oh so many wonderful stories to tell from our 73 years! This includes a visit from CBS News! Here’s a share…Read More »
Here’s something you don’t exactly see every day … … not even in the town of Santa Claus! It arrived first thing this morning: Our shiny new ornamental fountain (get…Read More »
Learned something new today: The top two layers of track on our wooden coasters are collectively referred to as The Lip. As a result, the term Lip Service takes on…Read More »
Podcast: the Town named Santa Claus
For the last podcast episode of 2018, Lori Koch (Lauren and Leah’s mom) joined us as we delved into the history of the town of Santa Claus: A…Read More »
Podcast: The one with the Retiree
Mike Johannes has certainly never been thought of as a retiring sort of person. But after 26 years with us, it seems our Director of Sales is heading off to make…Read More »
Treeboy meets SpongeBob
“Absorbant and yellow and porous is he” has to be one of the best cartoon theme-song lines ever written. It was so sad to hear that SpongeBob SquarePants’ creator passed…Read More »
Podcast: The Takeover
With Paula away on vacation, the #PodSquad had a new host this week: Me! (Hence the title “The one where they all went Rogue.”) I had a lot of goals…Read More »
Podcast: The one with the Lucite
The Lucite reference in the name of this episode is in tribute to the late Will Koch. Oh, how he loved “bringing home the Lucite.” And so, it seems, do…Read More »