| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Fifty-seven wildlife conservation projects around the world are receiving money from the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund this year. Just over $1 million is being distributed among these projects bringing the amount awarded since the Fund...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Adventure Island, a water park in Tampa, will add a new ride called Colossal Curl in 2015.
The attraction will be a "family thrill slide" with corkscrews, a funnel, waterfalls and wave elements, according to officials at the park, which is adjacent to...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:26 AM
If you ever wondered how someone gets to be called a beer geek, look no further than Mark DeNote.
The Spring Hill middle school literature teacher has tasting notes on 4,486 different beers, just in case he’s ever asked for his critical opinion....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:41 AM
SeaWorld Entertainment announced this week it is offering half off single-day admission for members of the military and veterans, along with up to five guests.
The discount also applies to SeaWorld’s other parks such as Busch Gardens in Tampa....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:24 AM
A person attending Busch Gardens' "Howl-O-Scream" may have spotted a 67-year-old man who went missing over the weekend, a Portsmouth police spokeswoman said.
Portsmouth police are searching for the man after his vehicle was found abandoned in James City...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Llega la temporada del miedo, cuando se materializan fantasmas, zombis y monstruos que ponen a prueba el nivel de resistencia de los humanos a las provocaciones del más allá.
La Florida Central celebra Halloween o la Noche de brujas dando entrada a todo...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Howl-O-Scream, the annual Halloween event at Busch Gardens Tampa, has been serving up screams for 15 years.
The 2014 event, themed as "Cursed," kicked off Sept. 25 and runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Halloween weekend, plus Sunday, Oct....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Busch Gardens and its roller coasters will be featured on Thursday in a new TV show premiering on the Great American Country (GAC) cable network.
The show is called "All-American Amusement Parks," and the episode is focused on "extreme coasters." Busch...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:47 PM
In case you hadn't noticed, Halloween isn't for weenies anymore. Spooks have gotten spookier, scares have gotten scarier, and goblins have gotten ghastlier.
In recent years, Busch Gardens has ratcheted up the fright-o-meter on its popular Howl-O-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Each year, in some cases beginning as early as in September, Florida can be frightfully fun -- during a variety of Halloween fests taking place at various popular destinations throughout the state. Some festivities are family-friendly; others for mature...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....