Location: Santa Claus, IN (USA)

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is coming off another successful season. The park debuted Thunderbird in 2015. This was the park’s largest investment and the nation’s first launched wing roller coaster. The 2016 season saw the debut of The Legend roller coaster reborn. In 2017, the park will debut a classic ride that will be one of a kind. Firecracker will join the line up of rides as one of only few Calypso rides in North America.

Courtesy: Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari

Update on Firecracker: The ride is undergoing refurbishment and is scheduled to open with the park on April 28, 2017. The ride has an extensive history before landing at Holiday World. Before it was purchased by the park it was once a ride at LeSourdsville Amusement Park in Cincinnati, OH. The park closed and it was moved to another park in Indiana before being purchased by Holiday World. Firecracker will debut as one of only few Calypso style rides in North America. For more information on Firecracker, Click Here.

Courtesy: Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari

Did you know that Holiday World has a podcast? That is correct! The Holiday World podcast cover many topics from what is going on around the park to planning your upcoming visit to the park. There are some moments of laughter and you may catch a teaser for an upcoming announcement from the park. The podcast debuted with it’s first episode on Feb 12, 2016. There are currently 29 episodes recorded and it continues to grow. You can listen to the podcast episodes here or download on itunes. The park produces a podcast roughly each week but those times will differ. If your next road trip to the park needs some entertainment, the official podcast is the best solution.

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari opens for the 2017 season on April 29. You can visit the park’s website for the best ticket deals and to purchase a Season Pass which is the best value for multiple visits. The park offers free WiFi, parking, sunscreen, and unlimited soft drinks for all visiting guests.

For more information about Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, visit https://www.holidayworld.com.

Logo and image credits:

Logo courtesy of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari

Feature image courtesy of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari


Article prepared by: Brian Mitchell – Site Operator

Disclaimer: The Amusement Wire is not affiliated with the park or attraction mentioned in this article. All photos and video are courtesy of the individual parks or outlets and used for publicity reasons. The Amusement Wire does not own the rights to photos or video used unless otherwise noted.

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