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Halloween is a Frightful Delight at Holiday World

Most of my friends make their annual trip to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in the middle of summer and I can’t fault them for that. It is awesome then … BUT my family just made their fourth annual trip Read more >

Holiday World brings back iconic first ride

What do you give a park for its 70th birthday? If you’ve been around the block a few times, you already know that Holiday World started out as Santa Claus Land, with an opening day of August 3, 1946. That’s Read more >

A Scary Good Time at Holiday World’s Halloween Weekends

This is my third year to visit Holiday World during their Happy Halloween Weekends and it is becoming a must for our family. We spent two days at the park packing in all of the fun they have like … Read more >

Thrill Factor: Geek out with Holiday World!

I honestly thought our entire staff would faint when we saw this tweet a few weeks ago: love this park! https://t.co/oo5WW3DElo — Kari Byron (@KariByron) July 30, 2015 If you recognize the name Kari Byron, you might also be a Read more >

Holiday World Gets Ready for Launch

Even though the weather has been unseasonably warm here in Santa Claus, it still seems pretty outlandish to be making plans for April 25. At Holiday World, we’ve had that date blocked off for nearly a year. Our new roller Read more >

Santa Claus, Indiana 3-Day Weekends Celebration Begins December 5

If you want something Christmas-y to do, but don’t want to drive all the way up to the North Pole, you can visit Santa Claus in southern Indiana in the little town that bears his name. Named one of the Read more >

“Dear Santa…”

Santa Claus, Indiana, is celebrating a remarkable event this year; the 100th anniversary of the Santa Letters program. Our little town has spent the past century helping Santa answer the hundreds of thousands of letters that have flooded the post Read more >

CNN Calls Santa Claus, Indiana One of “10 Most Christmassy Destinations” on Earth

You just can’t go wrong with a name like Santa Claus if you want to be all about Christmas. Christmas lights displays. Arts and craft shows. A candy castle?! Come on, what is more Christmassy than a freaking castle filled Read more >

Keeping Christmas Well

Understanding the essence of Christmas can be tricky. In 1965, Charles Schultz’s iconic character Lucy van Pelt described the magic of the season as “Santa Claus and ho-ho-ho, and mistletoe and presents to pretty girls.” While Lucy’s statement is reflective Read more >