Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Announces Opening Day

After a year-long pandemic, we all deserve a little funnel cake and ice cream as the sounds of happy screams whip past in a roller coaster. Thankfully, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari can provide all the drops, slides, twists, and turns you’ll need this summer.


 Holiday World has announced their 75th season will open on Saturday, May 15. Season passholders will get early access to the park on the weekend of May 8 and 9 and Holiday World’s water park, Splashin’ Safari, is set to open on May 21. Tickets are available now! Click here to purchase yours.


Holiday World is an award-winning theme park/water park combo, bringing roughly 1 million guests from around the country each season. Not to mention, you get both parks for one price. Free parking, free soft drinks, free sunscreen, free use of inner tubes, and free Wi-Fi makes this park a steal. No wonder Consumers Digest magazine has repeatedly named Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari the Nation’s Top Value Park.


Unlike other theme parks across the country, you don’t have to waste time and money traveling from afar. You can get to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, IN in just 30 minutes from Owensboro! This theme park offers an awesome getaway for Owensboro families, and it’s the perfect day trip for visitors staying in Owensboro! Stay in Owensboro and enjoy top-notch hotels, restaurants, and entertainment before heading to Holiday World for all your family fun.  Book your room here!


This theme park/water park combo offers all kinds of entertainment whether the whole family comes along or you’re enjoying a day off with friends. Live performances, visits with Santa Claus himself, shopping, and games are just a bit of the fun you’ll find while exploring the park. Holiday World is also home to top-ranked wooden rollercoasters and the Thunderbird, the nation’s first launched wing coaster! Splashin’ Safari is one of the world’s largest water parks, offering a variety of thrills to cool off guests in the heat. You can literally catch some air on the Mammoth – a seven-story water coaster – or relax in the gentle Bahari River. No matter how you decide to spend the day, you won’t want to leave!


Click here for more information about Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari.