| May 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Like a magician who pulls out one bunny after another from his top hat to amaze his audience, Central Florida rolls out new attractions and novel resorts for visitors each spring and summer. Here are 10 new things -- in no particular order -- you may wish...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
A friendly reminder: Busch Gardens Preschool Passes must be redeemed at the park by Saturday, May 31.
Busch Gardens is continuing its two-park Preschool Pass during the 2014 season.
Children ages 3 to 5 can get unlimited free admission to both ...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.
It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:54 PM
He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:24 AM
The good news: Busch Gardens has released a video that represents the route of Falcon's Fury, the under-construction drop-tower attraction that will take theme-park guests more than 300 feet up -- and then dramatically back down.
The bad news: The...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Care about homeless pets? Put your feet where your mouth is.
And your paws.
Humans and their furry companions are invited to sign up now for the annual Paws for a Cause Dog Walk 2014, a two-mile meander to raise funds to help keep the Peninsula SPCA...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Q. “Since you have all of the deal info, what is the best Busch Gardens’ deal on a single-day pass?” — Crystal Breede
A. The best deal right now on single-day tickets is a coupon you can get at Food Lion — use the online...