Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Make USA Today Best Honors

SANTA CLAUS, IND.—–Holiday World’s Voyage Wooden roller coaster and Splashin’ Safari water park took top honors in the USA Today “10 Best” Poll. In the newspaper’s month-long online voting, fans were challenged to vote for their favorite wooden coaster and water park from among 20 nominated for America’s “10 Best”. After extensive work on nearly…

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Holiday World Mask Mandate Update

SANTA CLAUS, IND—–Masks will be required at Holiday World effective Monday, July 27 following Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-37 which requires the use of masks across the state of Indiana. “From the time we developed our reopening plan, we have worked closely with the State of Indiana and our local health department for guidance on…

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Holiday World Launches Cheetah Chase, Modified Hours, and More

Holiday World Launches Cheetah Chase, Modified Hours, and More SANTA CLAUS, IND.—–As of July 4, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari will officially be the Water Coaster Capital of the World, with the opening of Cheetah Chase: The World’s First Launched Water Coaster.  “We’re excited to announce the newest addition to our award-winning and record-holding water…

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New for 2020 Season: Holiday World Worry-Free Weather Guarantee

SANTA CLAUS,IND–New for the 2020 season is Holiday World’s Worry-Free Weather Guarantee for inclement weather. Guests who visit on a day where weather forces attractions to close will now be able to visit another day of their choosing by bringing their original ticket back to the park. The Worry-Free Weather Guarantee is activated when the weather…

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Holiday World to hire 250 additional employees

SANTA CLAUS, IND.–Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, the theme park voted the “Cleanest Park in the World,” has a new need for 250 additional employees to help with their new inLine Reservation System and to support their enhanced cleaning procedures due to COVID-19.  Holiday World officials recently announced in their updated COVID-19 statement they’ll be…

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Holiday World Announces Reopening Plans

Released: May 15, 2020 SANTA CLAUS, IND.—Holiday World officials plan to open to the public June 17 with 50% capacity, with reserved days earlier for Season Passholders. In place of reservations, the park will sell date-specific tickets online and officials ask that all Guests come with a ticket in hand to make sure they can…

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Holiday World Announces New Military Discounts

SANTA CLAUS, IND.—–As a show of thanks to all military personnel and veterans, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari will offer a Leap Day-only Special of $29 Anyday Military Tickets.  New in 2020: Active-duty military and veterans may purchase up to 10 deeply discounted tickets online using Holiday World’s Pick Your Price Calendar. To access these deals, those…

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Holiday World to Fill 2,000 Jobs

SANTA CLAUS, IND.—–Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari officials expect to receive a record number of job applications as they prepare to fill 2,000 seasonal positions in the coming weeks. “We’re looking for enthusiastic people of all ages and all walks of life,” says Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari President Matt Eckert. “We’re like a small…

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Cheetah Chase Goes Vertical

News Editors: Footage of the first pieces installed available here. HOLIDAY WORLD’S ‘CHEETAH CHASE’ GOES VERTICAL 07 November, 2019    SANTA CLAUS, IND— Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari have officially placed the first pieces for their newest water coaster coming in 2020: Cheetah Chase.  Holiday World’s third water coaster will be the first launched water coaster in the world…

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Holiday World donates over $74,000 to local CASA Chapters – back to full operation

SANTA CLAUS, IND.—–Holiday World kicked off Happy Halloween Weekends in a way that would make even a goblin grin. After technical difficulties threatened to interfere with normal operations, Holiday World Staff knew closing wasn’t the only response. Holiday World chose to open with limited operations with a $10 gate admission to be donated to local charities. Over $74,000 was generated…

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Wildebeest Named Top Water Park Ride

Editors: Wildebeest b-roll available here:!AqYTo-G_TJPsylItYhb-_DwMuMH5?e=78tFaf —– WILDEBEEST NAMED TOP WATER PARK RIDE 10th YEAR IN A ROW SANTA CLAUS, IND.—– Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s Wildebeest water coaster took top honors once again during the 2019 Golden Ticket Awards ceremony, held this weekend at Silverwood Theme Park in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.       …

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Kids World event begins at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari

‘Kids World’ event begins at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari SANTA CLAUS, IND—– Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is now hosting Kids World–an event designed especially for kids that features “Fun Zones,” special kid-friendly food, and entertainment created just for families.  “Kids World is all the rides and slides you love about our parks, plus extra…

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Holiday World Announces ‘Cheetah Chase’

HOLIDAY WORLD ANNOUNCES ‘CHEETAH CHASE’ WORLD’S FIRST LAUNCHED WATER COASTER    06 August, 2019    SANTA CLAUS, IND— Named Cheetah Chase, Holiday World’s third water coaster will feature two ProSlide rocketBLAST®-powered racing slides totaling more than 1700 feet of track. Riders will experience a water-powered flat launch before racing against their families toward the finish line….

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USA Today names Splashin’ Safari #1 water park

SANTA CLAUS, IND.—–According to USA Today, the best water park in the nation is located in Indiana. Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari took top honors in the newspaper’s month-long online voting, which challenged fans to vote for their favorite water park from among 20 nominated for America’s “10 Best” Outdoor Water Parks. The newspaper reports votes “poured…

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