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Holiday World just ended a 66 day marketing campaign with the reveal of its first steel roller coaster: Thunderbird.


You might wonder if this new attraction was really worth the more than two month long tease. Well, if the finished product is anything like the video reveal below, it looks like

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Video: Holiday World to open Mayflower swinging ship ride for 2014 season

Holiday World has confirmed that its new attraction for the 2014 season will be a swinging ship ride dubbed the Mayflower, to be hosted in the park's Thanksgiving area.

The Mayflower will be situated next to The Voyage, the wooden roller coaster that regularly tops enthusiast polls. It will be

Holiday World to announce new attraction for 2014 in October

Holiday World is to announce its new attraction for 2014 in October, sparking speculation that additions will be made to the park's Halloween-themed area.

In a post on the official Holiblog, the park confirmed that it will reveal details of the new addition (or additions) next month. It also

Theme park news round-up - April 3, 2013

Summer Concert Series returns to Universal Studios Florida, Tokyo Disney Resort breaks attendance record and Ratatouille takes shapes at Walt Disney Studios, Paris.

Video: Holiday World shows off construction work on Hyena Falls water slides

Holiday World has released a new video which shows off the construction progress on Hyena Falls, the new water slides that will debut at the park later in 2013.

The attraction will boast four separate tube slides when it opens in Holiday World's Splashin' Safari water park. The slides will be

Family feud continues over ownership of Holiday World

The family feud over the ownership of Holiday World continues to rage, with the brother of the park's late President appealing against a court ruling that went against him in December.

Dan Koch has filed a brief that alleges that there were two major errors in a ruling that handed control of

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