| Jan 10, 2014
Irish dancing and rock music are the key components in a new musical revue onstage this weekend at the Ferguson Center.
"Rockin' Road to Dublin" is the creation of drummer Chris Smith and Irish dancer Scott Doherty, young artists who met while...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Two acts have pulled out of Busch Gardens' Bands, Brew & BBQ fest, officials at the Tampa theme park have confirmed.
Pat Benatar and Beach Boys will not perform at the event, which is scheduled to run on Saturdays and Sundays between Feb. 8 and March 9....
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
You probably heard or read Friday that Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for our too-Golden State.
And he sounded like he means it, pointing to charts and graphs and the like and saying, “We ought to be ready for a long, continued,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Busch Gardens will continue its two-park Preschool Pass during the 2014 season.
Children ages 3 to 5 can get unlimited free admission to both Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA through Sept. 1.
To take advantage of the deal, you must...
| 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...
| 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....