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Holiday World & Splashin' Safari Set to Open to Pass-Holders Saturday

Who's Ready for some fun in the sun? Holiday World will open to the general public, May 15th

Posted: May 7, 2021 1:32 PM
Updated: May 7, 2021 2:07 PM

You've heard it before... Free soft drinks, free sunscreen, and now, Free Santa-Tizer!

On Saturday, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari is opening its gates for its 75th anniversary for season pass-holders.

"For 2021, we're really excited to see live entertainment to our stages. We're rolling out a new stage in Splashin-Safari," says Sabrina
Jones, Media Relations Manager.

The amusement park is fully inspected, and ready to celebrate another summer. This year, you can expect maximum fun, and because a majority of the rides are outside, minimal restrictions.

"Face masks must be worn at the front gate and indoors, those are the only places that masks are required in the park," says Jones.

Officials with the park say over the course of the pandemic, they have made a few changes. Starting with Santa.

"Santa is delivering vaccines all around the world this summer, but he has made some time for his favorite summer spot here at Holiday World," says 4th Generation Owner, Leah Koch.

The children will be able to speak with Santa, just virtually.

The park will be open to full capacity this year. And you will no longer have to make a reservation for virtual lines. Yellow footsteps have been placed all around the park to maintain social distancing guidelines.

And to avoid crowding at the gate, Holiday World is asking guests to buy tickets online.

The park opens to the general public on Saturday, May 15.

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