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Holiday World Opens for the Summer

Holiday World, located in Santa Claus, Indiana opens for the summer on May 13. Splashin' Safari will open May 20.

Holiday World opens for the 2023 Season this weekend on Saturday, May 13. Splashin’ Safari will open on May 20. Both parks will be open daily beginning Memorial Day, May 29. The southern Indiana theme park located in Santa Claus, Indiana — two-and-a-half hours from Nashville — ushers its 78th season. The parks has smoothly retracked coasters, new food items and more.

Notable for the 2023 Holiday World Season:

  • The Voyage wooden roller coaster has 1,600+ more feet of upgraded, smoother track.
  • Splashin’ Safari earned the #2 spot on USA Today’s 10 Best Poll for Best Outdoor Water Park, making it the best water park in the Midwest
  • Both parks are cashless for 2023.

Season Passes, Daily Tickets, and Cabanas are on sale now at Holiday World. Children 3 and under are free, and children 4 or 5 years old qualify for a free Pre-K Season Pass



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