Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Makes Waves with New Float for Macy’s 95th Thanksgiving Day Parade® | Business


NEW YORK AND WISCONSIN DELLS, Wisconsin – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 21, 2021–

Kalahari resorts and conventions comes back to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® this year with the ‘Colossal Wave of Wonder’, a whole new float experience. On the heels of the brand’s popular ‘Splashin’ Safari Adventure ‘float that debuted in 2018, Kalahari has once again partnered with Macy’s to delight millions of viewers for the 95th celebration of the iconic Parade on Thursday. November 25.

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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is making waves with a new float experience for Macy’s 95th Annual Thanksgiving Parade in November. The “Colossal Wave of Wonder” is inspired by moments that make family memories in America’s largest indoor water parks. For more information visit: www.KalahariResorts.com. (Graphic: Business Wire)

“The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is a centuries-old holiday tradition and we are delighted to continue our partnership. At Kalahari, we pride ourselves on continually striving to provide a bigger and better experience for our guests and to create moments to create family memories, ”said Todd Nelson, Owner of Kalahari Resorts and Conventions. “The new float experience accomplishes both, and we hope it becomes a special vacation memory for families across America.”

“We are delighted to welcome Kalahari Resorts and Conventions back to Macy’s Parade with a fantastic new float for our 95th celebration, inspired by the colossal fun to be had in their resorts,” said Jordan Dabby, Producer of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade . “Our audiences will love the imaginative stage created by the artisans of Macy’s Parade Studio. With dizzying bursts of glitter bursting from her trunk, the majestic mum and baby elephants are sure to be a hit on their first stroll through the streets of New York on Thanksgiving morning.

The new float captures a family of elephants in the water in the moment of excited anticipation as a wave rises before the adventure of descent. With a dizzying burst of glitter from her trunk, the majestic mum and bubble-blowing baby elephants ride the Colossal Wave of Wonder alongside a surfing rhino and swimming octopus. Vivid lighting creates an appearance of rippling water in this fun scene. Inspired by a family trip to Africa, the magic and beauty of the continent comes to life with colorful animals and a flowing skirt featuring an original design by acclaimed South African artist Karabo Poppy.

Founded by the Nelson family in 2000, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is home to America’s largest indoor water parks, with locations in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, and Round Rock, Texas. In addition to the water parks, the Kalahari has first-class convention facilities, exciting adventure parks, entertainment and dry play activities, upscale restaurants, a luxury Kalahari spa and salon. and more. The Kalahari Resorts have an authentically African theme and the company has a passion for sharing the beauty of Africa with resort guests and has invested over $ 5.5 million to support local artists and artisans, whose work is presented in all complexes.

Macy’s 95th Annual Thanksgiving Parade airs nationwide on NBC-TV, Thursday, November 25, 2021 from 9:00 am to noon; in all time zones. For a preview of the new version of the float, follow @KalahariResorts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and #KalahariOnParade.

About the Kalahari resorts and conventions

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, and now open in Round Rock, Texas, offer a water park and conference experience beyond expectations under one roof. The authentically African-themed Kalahari Resorts, privately owned by the Nelson family, are home to America’s largest indoor water parks. All Kalahari resorts feature well-appointed guest rooms, a full-service Kalahari spa, fun family entertainment center, on-site designer restaurants, unique retail stores, and a state-of-the-art convention center. Kalahari Resorts and Conventions frequently receives awards and honors for its guest and convention services. Recognition includes: Forbes’ Top Mid-Sized Employers in the United States in 2021, Condé Nast Traveler World’s Coolest Indoor Water Parks, 2020 Sensory Friendly Certified (Ohio), Best Hotel and Family Reunion Resort in Smart meeting ‘s Smart Stars Awards 2020, Parents Magazine Winner of the 2019 Kids ‘Travel Award and the 2018 and 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. To book and get guest information, call 1-877-KALAHARI (525-2427) or visit KalahariResorts.com. To learn more about Kalahari Resorts and to download images and b-rolls, members of the media are encouraged to visit KalahariMedia.com.

About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is a national icon that has become a world famous holiday event. For more than 90 years, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the holiday season. Growing in size and scale, the parade features Macy’s iconic giant balloons, fabulous floats, incredible marching bands, celebrities, clowns, dance and performance groups, and the one and only Santa, spreading joy. festivals. For more information on the Macy’s Parade, please visit www.macys.com/parade.

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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is making waves with a new float experience for Macy’s 95th Annual Thanksgiving Parade in November. The “Colossal Wave of Wonder” is inspired by moments that make family memories in America’s largest indoor water parks. For more information visit: www.KalahariResorts.com.

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