| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:54 AM
When Halloween falls midweek, it gets us a chance to celebrate during the weekend before and the weekend after, not to mention on actual Oct. 31. Here's a look at how the theme parks are marking the occasion for the next 10 days.
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| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:22 AM
The pieces are coming together for Falcon's Fury, the 335-foot-drop attraction under construction at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.
Nine sections for the ride's vertical tower arrived after a monthlong trans-Atlantic trip from Tarragona, Spain, to...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Goodbye, Timbuktu. Hello, Pantopia. That's what Busch Gardens in Tampa is saying after a Friday announcement saying one its "lands" will be reimagined next year.
The centerpiece of Pantopia will be the under-construction thrill ride called Falcon's...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:52 AM
The gorilla birth expected this month at Busch Gardens ended in stillbirth on Sunday, the Tampa theme park announced Monday.
Mother Pele, a western lowland gorilla, had show no signs of complications, park official say. It would have been her first...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a 25 percent discount on Christmas Town tickets when you buy four.
The ticket offer -- buy three, get one free -- essentially drops the price of the tickets from $30 to $22.50 when you buy four.
The offer can...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 3:46 AM
Freebie Friday the 13th morphs into Shopping Saturday. We're down to the last two shopping weekends before Christmas and I have some fabulous coupon savings as well as freebies, restaurant deals and fun things to do.
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| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Taylor Harrison wouldn’t call it her best meet ever, but her performance at the prestigious Christmas on the Chesapeake Gymnastics Invitational in Baltimore definitely ranked as an unforgettable accomplishment.
For starters, the World Class...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| 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....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:13 PM
You can win a pair of single-day tickets to Busch Gardens’ Williamsburg Christmas Town event by entering into the Savvy Shopper Black Friday contest.
To enter, watch the Black Friday video posted above. During the short video, you will hear a...