5/19/2022 0 Comments
Summertime at Knott’s Berry Farm brings back exciting entertainment beginning this Friday with the return of immersive, western escapades in Ghost Town Alive!
This summer, there's something fun for everyone at Knott's Berry Farm, with original adventures that can't be found anywhere else. Your favorite town of Calico comes to life once again with the return of the award-winning, interactive Ghost Town Alive! Two years have passed without a celebration and the citizens are determined to make this year’s return a great one. Guests are invited to become the star of this summer’s new action-packed storyline in the streets of Ghost Town. Each guest has the power to unlock secret missions with characters, influence the day’s events, and take on mind-challenging puzzles in this immersive version of the Old West. Ghost Town Alive! will offer new adventures, roles and characters this summer on select days starting May 20.
The summer adventure continues long after the sun goes down, with a nighttime summer party that will liven up the night. Knott's Summer Nights offers a variety of live music, classic summer eats, and games for the whole family to enjoy. A summer night party is not complete without an abundance of food and drinks, and no theme park does food quite like Knott’s. The Knott’s culinary team creates tasty twists to classic summer dishes, from Crab Cake Sliders and Korean BBQ Burgers to Vegan Lettuce Wraps– not to mention Peach and Pineapple Shaved Ice. Guests can experience their favorite summer food in a whole new way at Knott’s Summer Nights. A great way to indulge in all the new food items is by purchasing a tasting card priced at $50 (or $45 for season pass holders). The tasting card will offer six tastings from a selection of over two dozen seasonal-inspired dishes and drinks.
Summertime at Knott's calls for a visit to Knott's Soak City Waterpark. With its longest season yet, the waterpark is opened on select days starting May 21 through September 18. There's only one place to experience fun all day and night, and that place is Knott's Berry Farm.
5/19/2022 0 Comments
ORLANDO, Fla. (date) –Electric Ocean, SeaWorld’s electrifying summer event featuring both daytime and nighttime entertainment, eats and fun for guests of all ages, returns this summer bigger and better than ever before. After a day of exploring the park, guests can continue their visit after dark, and dive into incredible environments of light and music while experiencing fan-favorite SeaWorld attractions like they have never seen them. Join playful sea creatures and lively party hosts for family-friendly dance parties all around the park. See incredible live performances by popular musical artists and meet some incredibly special animal ambassadors. There’s extra fun for the kids who will be able to participate in special “beach cleanups” that will turn trash into a beautiful mural. End the night with a show-stopping fireworks spectacular guests will be able to see from all around the park.
Guests can sip and savor special summer flavors throughout SeaWorld's Electric Ocean with more mouthwatering bites than ever before. They will taste savory summer classics alongside limited-time offerings or quench their thirst with international and craft brews or one of the park’s signature refreshing coaster cocktails:
Best Way to Play—Memorial Day Sale
One of the best ways for guests to experience Electric Ocean is with the SeaWorld Orlando Memorial Day Sale with up to 50% off tickets, Fun Cards and Annual Passes! With a SeaWorld Orlando 2022 Fun Card guests get park admission through December 31, 2022, for one low price. For even more unbeatable benefits, guests can purchase a SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass and enjoy 12 months of visits with special benefits like free parking, free guest tickets, access to special VIP events, savings on merchandise and more! Visit SeaWorldOrlando.com to purchase.
About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter, and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. The Company is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company collectively cares for one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The Company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld® rescue team has helped more than 39,000 animals in need over the last 55 years. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens®, Aquatica®, Sesame Place® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than 55-year history, the Company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection. The Company's theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.
5/18/2022 0 Comments
On Thursday, June 9 from 8:00pm to 12:00am, Universal Studios Hollywood is hosting an exclusive Pass Member Park Takeover Event – a special evening just for Pass Members. Guests can enjoy their favorite rides and attractions, character appearances, photo ops, plus the Coca-Cola® Party Zone with dueling DJs, an outdoor lounge, themed games and more. Admission is free with an online reservation and space is limited.
Pass Members can RSVP starting May 24 at 1:30pm PST at UniversalPassMember.com
Exclusive Pass Member Beverage Available in June
In partnership with Coca-Cola®, Mel’s Diner will be serving the Chocolate Coca-Cola® Float exclusively for Pass Members during the month of June. Pass Members can purchase the limited time drink when they ask for it at Mel’s Diner.
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT ANNOUNCES NEW MULTI-DAY TICKET AND HOTEL OFFERINGS TO HELP TRAVELERS RECLAIM THEIR LONG-AWAITED SUMMER VACATIONS
Now for as Low as $79 Per Person, Per Day, Guests Can Experience the Most Thrilling Vacation Resort Destination
Orlando, Fla. (May 18, 2022) – With the continued expansion over the past few years, Universal Orlando Resort offers a thrilling combination of experiences throughout the resort for families to reclaim their summer vacation – and the destination has a variety of offerings available to help guests plan the epic getaway they crave. Now through September 30, guests can purchase a four-day park ticket for only $79 per person, per day (on select dates) to visit Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure (one theme park per day). Guests can also stay in the heart of the thrills with a 20 percent savings per night at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort – one of eight incredible Universal Orlando Resort hotels - available June 3 through August 13.
The time for an incredible Universal Orlando vacation is now. Here is just a glimpse of the exhilarating adventures that await:
The Most Thrilling Combination of Vacation Resort Rides and Experiences
With more than 60 experiences across Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay, some of pop culture’s biggest stories come to life through innovative, fully immersive attractions that transport guests into astounding theme park vacation adventures that can’t be found anywhere else. Only here can guests race alongside Velociraptors at speeds up to 70 mph and heights up to 155 ft on Jurassic World VelociCoaster - Universal’s newest attraction and Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster; witness jaw-dropping stunts unfold before their very eyes in the cutting-edge stunt show, The Bourne Stuntacular; take flight aboard magical motorbikes for a journey deep into the Forbidden Forrest on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade – and so much more.
Dining that is a Foodie’s Delight and Goes Beyond Traditional Theme Park Fare
The thrills aren’t confined to the rides – guests can truly embark on a culinary journey with a wide variety of highly-themed dining options that raise the bar when it comes to theme park fare and have become as much of a “must-do” as the attractions within the theme parks. From quick serve to sit-down options, foodies can satisfy any craving with an array of restaurants throughout the theme parks, Universal CityWalk and the resort hotels – offering something for everyone and every palate. At Universal CityWalk, the 19th Century Steampunk-themed restaurant The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen offers tantalizing options infused with chocolate - like Cocoa Pork Tenderloin, Warm Chocolate Almond Bread and Coffee and Chocolate Stout Chicken Wings - plus more than a dozen specialty milkshakes topped with cake slices, cupcakes and other confections. In Universal’s Islands of Adventure, diners can partake in a mix of Mediterranean, Asian and American dishes at the award-winning Mythos restaurant. And at Universal’s Aventura Hotel, fantastic aerial views of Volcano Bay are discovered with a satisfying menu of sliders and other casual bites at Bar 17 Bistro, the hotel’s rooftop bar and grill.
Stay in the Heart of the Thrills
An amazing collection of hotels offer a variety of accommodation options for every travel style and budget, giving guests easy access to the excitement of the theme parks and Universal CityWalk. With eight hotels, each Universal Orlando property is a destination unto itself featuring fun and creative theming. Combined with the comfort of excellence in hospitality, each hotel offers unique amenities that range from a bowling alley in Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort to a massive pool equipped with an underwater sound system at Hard Rock Hotel. Guests also enjoy exclusive hotel benefits like Early Park Admission one hour before the park opens to the general public. Guests can learn more about Universal Orlando’s hotels, property categories and benefits here.
Plan To Be Spontaneous
Vacation is a time to let loose, so at Universal Orlando Resort guests can shape whatever type of vacation best fits their style, whether that’s planning everything in advance or being totally spontaneous during their trip. No matter their vacation style, the Official Universal Orlando App helps guests easily navigate the resort with tools offering wait times for rides, mobile food ordering and more. The recently launched Discover Universal vacation planning content hub offers up informative articles, entertaining video series, and an insightful and fun podcast that delves deeper into the attractions, culinary delights and more to help guests plan the most epic vacation ever.
To reclaim summer vacations at Universal Orlando and book special offers, visit UniversalOrlando.com.
Let Yourself Woah at Universal Orlando Resort
When you’re ready to Let Yourself Woah, the place to go is Universal Orlando Resort.
For more than 30 years, Universal Orlando has immersed guests in amazing “woah” moments that free them from the stress of their worlds. Across the award-winning destination, they can let go and live in the moment with those they care about most as they embark on incredible theme park adventures, like causing mischief with the Minions from Illumination’s “Despicable Me,” coming face-to-face with ferocious dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, walking the corridors of Hogwarts castle in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and so much more.
Universal Orlando is home to three epic theme parks that feature some of the world’s most exciting and innovative experiences, including Universal’s Islands of Adventure – named the #1 Amusement Park in the World for five years in a row by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice; Universal Studios Florida – home to the most technologically-advanced stunt show yet, The Bourne Stuntacular; and Universal’s Volcano Bay - a tropical oasis like no other that features an actual beach right in the middle of Orlando.
Universal Orlando’s hotels are destinations unto themselves and include the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Aventura Hotel and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites & Dockside Inn and Suites. And Universal’s entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers immersive dining and entertainment for every member of the family.
Universal Orlando Resort is part of the NBCUniversal Comcast family. Follow us on our blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
5/18/2022 0 Comments
Busch Gardens Debuts All-New Summer Celebration, Complete with Extended Hours, Live Entertainment, Fireworks and More Beginning Memorial Day Weekend
An all-new Summer Celebration will debut at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay this Memorial Day Weekend! The park will feature a variety of entertainment throughout the day, including the return of “Cirque Electric”, and “Gwazi Beats”, a new atmospheric show combining drums, dancers, and stilt-walkers in a pulse-pounding display of music and dance. Plus, the award-winning “Turn It Up!” will resume to daily operations in the Moroccan Palace Theater.
To celebrate the summer season, guests 21+ can enjoy a complimentary beer sample daily at Pantopia Drinks & Snacks from May 31 – August 7. For those craving something sweet to beat the heat, the Moroccan Delights ice cream parlor will reopen with a refreshed look and mouth-watering treats like handcrafted thrill shakes, ice cream floats, specialty sundaes and more.
After nightfall, the park glows with unique theming, entertainers, and the thrill of conquering coasters in the dark like the all-new Iron Gwazi. Guests can dance to DJ beats throughout the park, including a newly themed block party plaza presented by Coca-Cola®. For an epic finale to a thrilling day of adventure, guests will be drawn to the vibrant energy radiating from a unique new production on the Festival Field. As the most stunning show ever to light the park’s sky, “Summer Celebration Fireworks Spectacular” will feature an explosive array of colors and exciting effects from dazzling lasers to mesmerizing fountains and pyrotechnics. This all-new production is offered every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night at 9:15pm from May 27 – August 7, including extra presentations on May 30 for Memorial Day and July 4 for Independence Day.
With the return of world-class entertainment and all-new thrills like Iron Gwazi, there’s never been a better time to become a Pass Member. Annual Pass Members enjoy 12 months of visits with special benefits including exclusive access to the Pass Member Lounge opening later this summer, plus free parking, free guest tickets, access to special VIP events, savings on merchandise and more! Annual Passes start as low as $14.75/month with no down payment. Restrictions apply.
Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, offering 300 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations around the world. Busch Gardens is a unique blend of thrilling rides, an AZA accredited zoo with thousands of animals representing more than 200 species, and exciting seasonal events all year providing unrivaled experiences for guests of every age. For more information, visit www.BuschGardensTampa.com. Busch Gardens is owned by SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world.