| May 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Busch Gardens’ annual Food & Wine Festival gets underway Memorial Day weekend and continues Fridays through Sundays through June 29.
This festival brings international foods to the park that aren’t normally served there. For $3 to $7, park-...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Long one of the state's fastest growing counties, James City County has recently seen its influx of people slow. The economic slowdown has also affected home values, which fell for a third straight year.
Commercial construction has also slowed, but a...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Steve Miller Band and former "American Idol" champ Scotty McCreery will perform this weekend as part of SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ festival.
Steve Miller Band, known for hits such as "Fly Like an Eagle," "Abracadabra" and "The Joker," will be on stage...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There are several large shopping events coming up this spring that you’ll want to put on your calendar.
The Southern Women’s Show will take place at the Richmond Raceway Complex on March 21-23. The show features fashion, health and beauty...
| 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 3, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Busch Gardens is adding Caribbean flavors to its annual Food & Wine Festival. This year’s event opens May 23 and continues Fridays through Sundays until June 29.
Caribbean cuisine was selected after the park surveyed its 500,000 Facebook fans to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The new Falcon's Fury thrill ride will open to the public at Busch Gardens on May 1, the Tampa theme park has announced.
The attraction, billed as "North America's tallest freestanding drop tower," will lift passengers above the 300-foot level, tilt...
| 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 17, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The Commodores and Justin Moore will be the musical guests at this weekend's Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando, the theme park announced Monday morning.
The Commodores, a chart-topping band in the 1970s and '80s, will perform Saturday at 4 p.m....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:40 AM
We are inching closer to a handful of new theme-park attractions in Central Florida. Although grand-opening dates have not been announced, we can still share progress reports on key additions expected to arrive in coming weeks and months.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Singer Jason Derulo will kick off this year's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa on Saturday, Feb. 8.
On Feb. 9, Dickey Betts and Great Southern will take the stage, followed by The Marshall Tucker Band.
The concerts are...