Beech Bend holiday festival

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 11:48 PM
Just caught this. Beech Bend is inaugurating a special holiday event, running from Thanksgiving until January 5:

It features two miles of Christmas light displays, Santa's haywagon, holiday meals, and rides, including Kentucky Rumbler.

Looks like I might have to make a holiday excursion to Bowling Green!

Thursday, October 18, 2007 9:12 AM
Does it snow much in Bowling Green? I've always wanted to go to park covered in snow and ride a coaster. :)
Thursday, October 18, 2007 9:47 AM
That's kind of what I was picturing. :)
Thursday, October 18, 2007 9:55 AM
Average temperature in December for Bowling Green is in the low 40s. Snow is a possibility but not likely.

Looks like my coaster season hasn't ended yet!

Thursday, October 18, 2007 10:29 AM
If that link doesn't work, try the main page:

Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:55 PM
Merry Christmas to me! I'll definitely plan to tap this.
Saturday, October 20, 2007 1:59 AM
Here is another example of why I don't understand Holiday World and not staying open until the end of October with a Halloween event.

Halloween has proven to be a great time for parks to pull in guests and generate more revenue.

I have heard the reasons here already of why they don't do it so spare yourselves with that. :)

Saturday, October 20, 2007 2:50 PM
How about this one, then, Chitown...
Being a privately help company, they are happy with their annual revenue and current rate of growth and don't feel the need to generate more business by doing something new?
Saturday, October 20, 2007 5:28 PM
looks like I will be heading down to bowling green later! Yeah.
Sunday, October 21, 2007 7:59 AM
Could this be the beginning of Beech Bend's KWinter KFunfest, with a silent K?
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:46 AM
^^^Holiday World does seem like a perfect fit for a Halloween event to me...

I sure hope that this pays off for Beech Bend, but I am left wondering how many people are thinking about amusement parks when there's snow on the ground....if they market it (heavily) more as a Christmas event, it might do well.


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