Holiday World plans new ride for 2014
Theme park announces 'Mayflower'
Last Updated: 92 days ago
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. - Holiday World has more additions up its sleeve for the 2014 season.
The southern Indiana theme park announced Friday it will add a swinging ship ride named Mayflower.
The ride will hold up to 60 riders and swing 54 feet in the air over a pool of water.
"Since 2006, when we expanded Holiday World to include a Thanksgiving-themed section, we've received hundreds of suggestions to add a classic swinging ship ride," said Matt Eckert, Holiday World president.
Holiday World plans other changes for next year, including the introduction of fireworks on Friday nights, extended hours at Splashin' Safari, a new restaurant, parking lot improvements and more benches and shade areas.
Eckert said the improvements will cost $8 million, but that ticket prices won't increase.
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