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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • SeaWorld Orlando offers weekday discount tickets

    SeaWorld Orlando offers weekday discount tickets
    SeaWorld has raised its ticket prices. That news was paired with the announcement that the park would start selling weekday admission tickets at a $30 discount. The one-day ticket, which sells for $65, must be purchased in advance and is not available...
  • Kings Dominion offers tickets at kids prices

    Kings Dominion offers tickets at kids prices
    Kings Dominion has discounted all of its tickets to $41 through June 15 during its annual “Everyone Pays Kids’ Price” promotion. The deal is offered online only. Regularly priced tickets cost $54 for adults. Twilight admission, or...
  • Disneyland raises prices, and it won't matter. Here's why.

    Disneyland raises prices, and it won't matter. Here's why.
    Disney may be right: It is a small world after all. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for another price increase at the company’s Anaheim theme parks. Over the weekend, the Happiest Place on Earth also became the Even More...
  • CEO Steve Burke brings turnaround at NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke, who acknowledges being a bit of a taskmaster, is in unfamiliar territory. He took over the top job at a time when NBC Entertainment was hemorrhaging $600 million a year. Now the network is poised to end the...
  • Jimmy Fallon bringing 'Tonight Show' to Orlando

    Jimmy Fallon bringing 'Tonight Show' to Orlando
    Jimmy Fallon's first road trip as "Tonight Show" host will be to Orlando. He will tape four shows from June 16 through June 19 on the Universal Studios back lot. He will be here to celebrate the resort's Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley....
  • Disney World welcomes fighting 'Middle' clan

    In what qualifies as a Disney fantasy, the Heck family of Indiana visits Walt Disney World. If the Hecks can make it here, just about anyone can. Good things rarely happen to them: Parents Mike and Frankie struggle financially, and their three...
  • Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut

    Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut
    Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch. Set to debut at the...
  • A double dose of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando

    A double dose of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando
    The much-anticipated expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando is expected to be unveiled in late June with a dark ride through the cavernous vaults of Gringotts Bank, a virtual journey on the Hogwarts Express train and a...
  • Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand

     Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand
    "The Happiest Place on Earth" has become one of the most crowded. Tourists and annual pass holders are flooding Disneyland and California Adventure in large numbers, causing headaches for guests and park officials. Waits for rides often stretch over...
  • Sights & Sounds: Last Bison showcases a new look at Harborfest

    Sights & Sounds: Last Bison showcases a new look at Harborfest
     NORFOLK - Ben Hardesty celebrated his 23rd birthday with a few thousands friends at Harborfest on Saturday, showcasing some new songs and something of a new look for his band, The Last Bison.  The band's 15-song set included nine new tunes from its...
  • Jimmy Fallon Orlando tickets sold out

    Jimmy Fallon Orlando tickets sold out
    UPDATED: Tickets to Jimmy Fallon's visit to Orlando were snapped up quickly. The tweet that they were available went out shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday from @FallonTonight. The free tickets were gone in roughly five minutes, NBC said. Fallon will...