| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Gatorland will give Florida teachers free tickets for themselves and one guest to the attraction during March and April.
Teachers will be required to present a photo ID and proof of employment at the time of admission. This deal cannot be used in...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Gatorland and the Florida Wildlife Commission will hold a "non-native pet amnesty day" at the longtime attraction in south Orlando on May 19.
The animals can be surrendered to the commission with no questions asked and no penalties. Non-native reptiles,...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:00 AM
One festival ends, another one begins this week at Walt Disney World, plus other arrivals:
+ The 2012 edition of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival wraps up Sunday. The designer showcase on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will feature HGTV's...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Quite a variety of special events this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ Medieval Times, the Kissimmee dinner show with a 13th century theme, has the premiere of its new show on Tuesday. The story changes, but the jousting and other...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Gatorland, the longtime attraction on South Orange Blossom Trail, has raised its ticket prices, effective Dec. 1. Admission is now $24.99 general, and $16.99 ages 3-12. That's a two-dollar increase in both categories.
But the wildlife-themed attraction...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Where to go, what to do at Orlando's theme parks and attractions during the week of Dec. 26, 2011:
+ The Orlando Science Center spotlights three performers as it winds up its exhibit called "Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World." Participating...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Of all the bureaucracies that waste money, Workforce Central Florida is an itty-bitty one, just another of the tiny pinholes through which our loans from China seep out of Washington and into the abyss.
So I will offer only this itty-bitty protest.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Gatorland will give free admission to Florida teachers, plus one guest apiece, throughout September and October, the longstanding attraction announced Thursday.
Public- and private-school teachers must present a photo ID and pay stub from one of the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Gatorland is giving free admission to Central Florida law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical services workers and 911 dispatchers during the month of September. Participants must have a valid department ID at time of purchase.
| May 25, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Things are, well, zipping right along for new Central Florida zipline attractions. Zip Orlando has opened for business in Kissimmee, and Gatorland has set a date for the opening of its Screamin' Gator Zip Line.
The Zip Orlando course is located...
| Jan 21, 2010
The Muppets are preparing to move in at Busch Gardens. The Tampa theme park plans to open its Sesame Street Safari of Fun area with a small roller coaster, water elements, playground and photo ops in March.
A tour of the construction zone last week...