| 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-...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States.
While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, the...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:37 AM
SeaWorld Orlando is adding a unique feature to its mobile app soon that will allow people to buy its QuickQueue pass anywhere – even when standing in line at a ride. QuickQueue is the park’s express lane feature for rides and attractions....
| 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.
| 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...
| 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 ...
| 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...