| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Twelve designers, writers, directors and other theme park creative types will gather for the fourth annual Entertainment Designers Forum on Friday.
The event features two separate panels that will chat about design philosophies and styles. Q&As will...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:24 AM
We're edging ever closer to the opening of Falcon's Fury at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa. It's sounds horrifying: a free-fall drop from 335-feet in the air. Face down. Riders, beginning sometime this spring, will start the descent from a level that's...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Spring yard season kicks off this weekend with the Ford’s Colony community sale in Williamsburg, one of the area’s largest yard sale events.
The community sale will take place Saturday, March 15 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Historic Triangle...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a half-off discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
The deal allows visitors to purchase a single-day admission ticket for $36 for adults or $31 for a child ages 3-9. Regular admission costs $72...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Start taking numbers, Busch Gardens annual pass holders.
The park is offering pass holders one free single-day admission ticket for a friend for use from March 16 to April 27.
The offer is available online at bgwpass.com, only.
Here are the...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:17 PM
In early February, the park announced that visitors could buy a Busch Gardens Fun Card and receive unlimited summer admission to Water Country USA for free.
The Fun Card — which costs $72, the price of a single-day admission ticket — must be...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:04 PM
SeaWorld Orlando is re-introducing its ticket deal that allows admission on one weekday for $50.
The offer lasts through May 5, 2014. It must be used by that date as well. U.S. residents can purchase the $50 deal at SeaWorldOrlando.com or by calling...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Busch Gardens has released another video previewing its upcoming Pantopia addition. The area will have Falcon's Fury drop tower as its centerpiece, but there also will be shopping areas and eating. The video highlights the "upcycling" philosophy of the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
You probably heard or read Friday that Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for our too-Golden State.
And he sounded like he means it, pointing to charts and graphs and the like and saying, “We ought to be ready for a long, continued,...
| Jan 10, 2014
Irish dancing and rock music are the key components in a new musical revue onstage this weekend at the Ferguson Center.
"Rockin' Road to Dublin" is the creation of drummer Chris Smith and Irish dancer Scott Doherty, young artists who met while...