Fall officially begins this weekend at Holiday World, with Happy Halloween Weekends! The entire park has been transformed into a 'Fall Wonderland', with new menu items, shows and activities.

Due to IT system complications, there will only be a limited number of rides operating and food options will be limited this first weekend, Saturday, September 21, 2019 and Sunday, September 22, 2019. But, Holiday World is making the best of the situation, by giving guests a special cash admission price. For this weekend only, gate admission is only $10 Cash! Since the register systems are down, they will only be able to accept cash for admission. Here's real treat: all proceeds will be donated to a local CASA Chapters. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate, the program is designed to recruit, train, and support volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children. If guests purchased a ticket on Holiday World's website and choose to redeem it on Saturday, they will receive a refund that reflects the deduction

Regular pricing and operations will resume Saturday, September 28, 2019. As a reminder, last weekend was the final days for Splashin' Safari for the 2019 Season.

Season Pass holders are still welcome this weekend, and are encouraged to make a donation. Until the IT issue is resolved, go to HolidayWorld.com for updates

Opening weekend hours are 11:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M Saturday and Sunday. Happy Halloween Weekends run through October 27.

There will be plenty of fall family fun including: A costume character dance party, comedy, magic, live shows, trick-or-treating and 12 acres of corn maze and hayrides are all part of the perfect way to kick off a season of family-friendly Halloween fun.  On opening weekend (September 21 & 22).

Here are answers to your questions from Holiday World:

Why can’t I buy a $10 ticket online?

Our $10 tickets are only available at the ticket booths at the front gate of Holiday World. They’ll be available Saturday, September 21 through Sunday, September 22.

Are your hours reduced?

On Saturday, yes. Holiday World will operate both days from 11:00am – 6:00pm CDT.

Does  this offer work for the rest of Happy Halloween Weekends?

No, this offer is only available for opening weekend (Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22). Normal pricing and operations will resume Saturday, September 28 and continue through the rest of Happy Halloween Weekends.

Which Rides will be available?

All Happy Halloween Weekends attractions will be available including:

  • ScareBNB
  • Holidog’s 3-D Halloween Adventure
  • Carnival Chaos
  • Our Corn Maze and Hay Ride
  • Trick or Treat Trail

Family attractions throughout Holiday World will be open as well.

Is Splashin’ Safari open?

No. Splashin’ Safari closed for the season last weekend.

Will shows be available?

Yes, all our shows will be going. For show times go to www.holidayworld.com/today

Do I have to bring cash?

Some food stands in the park will only be accepting cash, however most locations will be able to accept credit cards. HoliCash will be accepted in most locations as well.

Can I use a promo code/coupon/discount?

The $10 tickets cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts, coupons, or promo codes.

How much of the ticket price are you donating? Where are you donating?

100% of our front-gate ticket sales will go to CASA of Spencer, Perry, and Dubois counties. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate, and the program is designed to recruit, train, and support volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in their own communities.

Can I use my season pass?

Yes! We encourage you to make a donation to your local CASA chapter as well!

Also, if you’ve paid for a 2020 Platinum Season Pass in full and you have a 2019 Season Pass or Platinum Season Pass, you qualify to bring a friend for free on Sundays during Happy Halloween Weekends. You’re still welcome to bring a friend for free this Sunday, September 22.

I already bought a ticket online at www.holidayworld.com. Now what?

If you choose, you may redeem your ticket on a different day of the 2019 season. If you still want to come to the park on Saturday, September 21 or Sunday, September 22, you may use your ticket and you will be partially refunded to match the $10 entrance donation to local CASA chapters (a $29.99 ticket will be refunded $19.99).

You don’t need to do anything to receive this partial refund. Once our IT systems are back, we’ll process the partial refund automatically to your original form of payment. Please allow 3 weeks for this to take place.

I bought my ticket somewhere else. Now what?

You may redeem your ticket any day of the 2019 season, including this weekend or any weekend through the end of Happy Halloween Weekends. Click here for our park calendar.

Find out more: HolidayWorld.com