Central Florida Theme Park News – March 3, 2014

I decided I’d try something new here in addition to opinion and review posts: a news update with all of the things that have happened in the past week or so, to have everything all in one place. So if you missed anything in Central Florida & Theme Park and …

Details of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley Expansion

Universal Orlando Resort held a live webcast this morning, complete with 3 stars of the Harry Potter films, to share details, concept art and a peek into the newest section of Universal Studios Florida:  Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Being a huge Harry Potter fan, I am beyond …

Gaylord Palms ICE Offers a Spectacular Holiday Celebration

Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee is without a doubt one of my favorite resorts in the Orlando area. Any time of the year, you can escape the hustle and bustle of the theme park world into the gorgeous resort and grounds. With its beautiful atrium lobby and different native Florida-themed areas, …

Nick Hotel’s Let It Snow Celebration is Full of Festive Fun

The Nick Hotel is a great place for families and kids to keep the fun and action going during their Orlando vacation – or a great place for locals to come experience a staycation nearby! Now Nick Hotel is offering their 3rd annual Let it Snow holiday event. My family …

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Creates Oceans of Family Fun

Pumpkin carving, jumping in raked leave piles, and.. SeaWorld? This marine life theme park may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Fall but SeaWorld has a unique offering for the spooky season. SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular, celebrated weekends in October, is an added experience …

TODAY: Titanic the Experience Hosts Coolest Event in Town-With SNOW!

Here’s a fun thing to do if you are in the area today and needing to cool down. I recently got to tour the Titanic The Experience attraction and it was pretty amazing how detailed it is. I loved the part where you are given a boarding pass and then …

Facebook Fans Name Busch Gardens Tampa’s Lion Cub Sisters

FACEBOOK FANS NAME BUSCH GARDENS’ LION CUB SISTERS Tampa, Fla.– Busch Gardens® Tampa recently welcomed three lion cubs to the park, one male and two unrelated females.   After a week long poll, 6,000 Busch Gardens Tampa Facebook fans voted to name the two lion cub sisters.  The winning names for …

SeaWorld and Southwest Airlines Partner and Unveil the Penguin One Aircraft

  Southwest and SeaWorld revealed the aircraft at a ceremony a few weeks ago at Orlando International Airport (MCO) with real penguins, Southwest and SeaWorld Employees, community members, and executives, including Southwest Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO Gary Kelly, and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment President and CEO, Jim Atchison. The …

Celebrate Fourth of July at Busch Gardens Tampa-Extended Hours and Fireworks All Week

Extended Hours and Nightly Fireworks Lets Guests Celebrate All Week Long! Tampa, Fla. – Don’t wait until July Fourth to celebrate Independence Day.  Get a head start on the Fourth of July festivities at Busch Gardens® Tampa.   Summer Nights lets guests celebrate the red, white and blue all day, and …

SeaWorld’s 50th celebration will be a Sea of Surprises!

Eighteen-month celebration kicks off on March 21, 2014 at all three SeaWorld parks SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ announces a multi-park celebration to commemorate a key event in the company’s history. The original SeaWorld® park opened its gates for the first time in March 1964 on Mission Bay in San Diego. …