| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Groupon has a deal for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens that will get you a Fun Card for only $75.
The Fun Card gets you access to one of the two parks until the end of the year. The normal price is $95 plus tax.
The Fun Card doesn't cover parking or give you...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Byron Cowart, the No. 1 high school football recruit in the nation according to Rivals.com, had never been on an airplane before Friday.
The rising-senior defensive end from Armwood High School in Seffner, Fla., compared it to a roller coaster he rode...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:02 AM
The opening of Falcon's Fury, a dramatic drop-tower attraction, has been officially delayed, according to a statement released by Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.
"Due to a delay in the fabrication of key component parts, neither the manufacturer...
| 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 30, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Water Country USA is discounting its tickets by $20 to celebrate the park's 30th anniversary in June.
The "$30 Water County USA 30th Anniversary Ticket" is valid from June 1 to June 15, when you purchase a ticket online at watercountryusa.com. ...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Construction delays may disrupt the opening of Falcon's Fury, the 300-foot drop-tower attraction planned for Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.
"Due to construction delays, the grand opening of #FalconsFury has been delayed. We’ll post more info...