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Past Event
May 22-23

School Days

2024 School Days are Sold Out.

In 2024, the weekdays of May 16, 17, 22, and 23 are School Days at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. On these days, we’re only open to Guests visiting with School Groups and Homeschool groups. Individual tickets and Season Passes will only be accepted if they are part of a school group.

To best accommodate these School Groups, some attractions and food outlets will be closed all or part of the day.

While we do our best to keep this page updated, attraction and restaurant availability are subject to change without notice. Our most updated information is listed below.

2024 School Days Park Hours

Holiday World: 9 am – 4 pm CDT
Splashin’ Safari: 11 am – 3 pm CDT

We plan to have these rides open all day, or as otherwise listed:

Roller Coasters
  • Good Gravy!
  • Thunderbird
  • The Voyage
  • The Legend
  • The Raven


Halloween Rides
  • HallowSwings
  • Scarecrow Scrambler
  • Frightful Falls


4th of July Rides
  • Eagles Flight
  • Firecracker
  • Lewis & Clark Trail
  • Liberty Launch
  • Revolution
  • Rough Riders Bumper Cars
  • Star Spangled Carousel


Thanksgiving Rides
  • Gobbler Getaway
  • Mayflower
  • Turkey Whirl
  • Crow’s Nest

We plan to have these water attractions open all day, or as otherwise listed:

Water Coasters
  • Mammoth
  • Wildebeest


Water Attractions
  • Bahari Wave Pool
  • Jungle Racer
  • Otorongo
  • Watubee
  • Zinga
  • ZOOMbabwe

We plan to have these restaurant and snack locations open all day, or as otherwise listed:

All-American Cookout: Good Old Days Picnic Grove
All tickets include a catered meal in the Picnic Grove. Season Passholders are able to purchase a meal as part of the school group for $10, tax inclusive.

  • Entrée Choices: Cheeseburger, Hamburger, 2 Hot Dogs, or Chicken Nuggets
  • Side Choices: Baked Beans, Macaroni & Cheese, Chips, and a Cookie.
  • Available 10:30 am – 2:00 pm CDT
  • Gluten-Free, Vegan, and standard All-American Cookout options available in the Blue Pavilion.
  • Gluten-Free options include hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, and potato chips.
  • Vegan options include Impossible Burgers and carrot packs.

Reserve for Groups or individuals by phone at 1-800-467-2682 or stop by Guest Relations by 1:30 pm CDT on the day of your visit. Season Pass discounts do not apply on the All-American Cookout.

In addition to the catered meal, the following snack locations are available from 10:30am – 2:00pm CDT unless otherwise listed:

  • Bahari Snacks (11 am – 3 pm CDT)
  • Candy Cane Confectionary
  • Freedom Funnel Cakes
  • Sweet Stuff

We plan to have these restaurant and snack locations open all day, or as otherwise listed:

  • Boston Tea Party, 4th of July
  • Merlin’s Castle, Halloween
  • Quarterback Challenge, Thanksgiving


  • St. Nick’s Rentals, Christmas
  • Splashin’ Safari Rentals, Across from First Aid
A group of riders splashes down on Mammoth in Splashin' Safari.
A group of riders splashes down on Mammoth in Splashin' Safari.

School Group Discount Days

Great Discounts Beyond School Days

If your group can’t make it on these days, we still have great discounts for your school! Call us at 1-800-467-2682 or fill out our online form.