SAN DIEGO (June 29, 2018) – SeaWorld is celebrating Independence Day with a variety of special events around the park, including a flag ceremony, beer garden, live entertainment, and a dazzling fireworks show to light up the sky. The extended 15-minute Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular show is set to a festive musical soundtrack that will start at 9:40 p.m. Guests who want the best view of the fireworks can purchase reserved seating tickets in advance for seats in the Orca Encounter amphitheater or Sea Lion and Otter Amphitheater.
Earlier in the day, guests ages 21 and older can enjoy SeaWorld’s Red, White and Brew Beer Garden with cold craft beer, delicious foods, and live music by pop-artist Melanie Pfirrman and singer/instrumentalist Natalie O’Brien.
In addition to festivities on July 4 itself, SeaWorld will offer continuing celebrations throughout the extended holiday weekend, with park hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.:
Throughout the summer, guests of all ages can also enjoy SeaWorld’s award-winning Electric Ocean, an electrifying summer celebration that runs on select dates through Sept. 3. Cirque Electrique and IllumiNight are two incredible nighttime shows featuring an array of dancers, vibrant costumes, acrobatics, energizing music and much more. Other Electric Ocean experiences not to be missed include Club Current, Atlantis Ignites, Manta Re/CHARGED, Sea of Life, Laser Reef and School of Glow.
For more information, call (619) 222-4SEA or visit www.SeaWorldSanDiego.com.
SeaWorld San Diego is one of the most popular marine parks in the world and is a global leader in marine animal care and welfare, education, conservation, research and rescue. Through exciting and educational attractions, shows and exhibits, SeaWorld creates fun and meaningful experiences—experiences that matter—where guests can explore, become inspired to care about animals and wild wonders of the world and to act to help protect them. SeaWorld San Diego, which opened in March of 1964, is one of 12 parks operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. SeaWorld has rescued more than 31,000 animals. Every visit to a SeaWorld park helps support its animal rescue program, inspiring guests to “see it here and save it there.”
Celebrate America with Thrill Rides in the Dark, Live Entertainment and Fireworks
TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2018) – This Independence Day, families can celebrate summer with world-class coasters, live entertainment and an incredible extended fireworks show at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay® on Wednesday, July 4.
In addition to dancing the night away at one of the Summer Nights party zones, guests can celebrate the Fourth of July by taking on Florida’s top thrill rides, including the fan-favorite family spin coaster Cobra’s Curse™. For the Fourth of July, the park will be open from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. including the following festive activities in Gwazi Park – opening to guests at 7:45 P.M. next Wednesday evening.
Live Music – Actual Bank Robbers
8:15 p.m. to 9:40 p.m., Gwazi Stage
Based out of Tampa, independent pop/rock band Actual Bank Robbers is comprised of musicians who met working at an amusement park. The band will perform on the Gwazi Park main-stage and will also host a LIVE Summer Nights Dance Challenge!
National Anthem Performance
9:40 p.m., Gwazi Stage
The A Cappella Bay Show Chorus will be performing “The Star Spangled Banner” prior to the fireworks display. This award-winning group will kick off the fireworks by paying homage to our nation.
GRAND FINALE Fireworks Display
9:45 p.m., Gwazi Park
Finish the day with an electrifying, extended fireworks show that will illuminate the sky with a patriotic medley in celebration of Independence Day!
Through July 4, 2018 members of our armed forces can receive complimentary admission for themselves and three guests. These tickets must be redeemed at WavesofHonor.com and are not available at the front gate.
Don’t forget, free beer is back at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! For the duration of Summer Nights, guests age 21 and older can enjoy two complimentary beer samples from the Garden Gate Café each time they visit the park. Throughout the summer, new featured brews will provide the perfect accompaniment to take on the night. Valid identification is required for age verification.
The best way to experience all of the summer excitement is with a Fun Card, including unlimited admission through the end of 2018. Until July 1, guests who purchase a Busch Gardens Fun Card for $99 will receive an Adventure Island® Fun Card for FREE, saving $59 per person. Guests can learn more about all available ticket offers online at BuschGardens.com.
Join in the summer conversation @BuschGardens with #ShowUsYourSummer and #BeerIsBack on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and be the first to know about new events, special deals and future announcements by following the park’s blog.
Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Expands to Five Nights of Fireworks June 30–July 4
Celebrate with Five Days of Thrilling Coasters, Fireworks and Food
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — June 26, 2018 — Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Coca-Cola are throwing the biggest July 4th celebration in the nation at all US Six Flags theme parks, June 30-July 4. This year’s annual Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags is expanding to five days with a brand new All-American Food Festival, spectacular fireworks each night, new Coca-Cola parties, one hour early Exclusive Ride Times and thrilling fun for the entire family.
“We are launching the biggest holiday celebration in our history with five days of family thrills and five nights of fireworks at all Six Flags parks across the country,” said Vice President of Marketing and Sales, James Geiser. “We have partnered with Coca-Cola to create a fully immersive, one-of-a-kind salute to America with more to see and do than ever before. There is no better way to celebrate the Independence Day holiday than Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags.”
Six Flags and Coke are going BIG for this year’s event with park-wide activities each day including:
Five days of Exclusive Ride Times on the most popular rides and attractions (with paid admission and a can of Coca-Cola or Coke Zero Sugar);
The new All-American Food Festival featuring specialty foods and beverages inspired by Coca-Cola beverages;
Brilliant fireworks each night; and
An exclusive first-ever Coca-Cola July 4th Fest Foam Party.
“Six Flags and Coca-Cola are two iconic brands and we are proud to join forces to help park guests share an ice-cold Coca-Cola and plenty of smiles during this mega five-day celebration,” said Lourdes Grill, Vice President of Strategic Partnership Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. “The Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags is all about enjoying family time, summertime and USA pride.”
Don’t miss five days of non-stop Fourth of July holiday entertainment. No one throws a party like Six Flags and Coca-Cola.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with $1.4 billion in revenue and 25 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 57 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information,
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About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a total beverage company, offering over 500 brands in more than 200 countries. In addition to the company’s Coca-Cola brands, our portfolio includes some of the world’s most valuable beverage brands, such as AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, innocent smoothies and juices, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater and ZICO coconut water. We’re constantly transforming our portfolio, from reducing sugar in our drinks to bringing innovative new products to market. We’re also working to reduce our environmental impact by replenishing water and promoting recycling. With our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people, bringing economic opportunity to local communities worldwide. Learn more at Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.
“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood
Now Serves Butterbeer Ice Cream Offering Guests
an All-New Way to Enjoy the Signature Treat
Universal City, CA, June 28, 2018 – Here’s the scoop, Butterbeer™ ice cream is now being served at “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” at Universal Studios Hollywood™, arriving just in time for summer.
The rich palate-pleasing Butterbeer-flavoured hard pack ice cream is a delightful and delicious new addition to the menu of Butterbeer items currently available, including such Butterbeer favorites as traditional, frozen and hot beverages, as well as Butterbeer Potted Cream and Butterbeer Fudge.
Reminiscent of butterscotch and shortbread, Butterbeer ice cream is perfectly fine-tuned as a cool Hogsmeade treat and will be served at various carts located within Hogsmeade and at Three Broomsticks™.
Gathering inspiration from historic British taverns, the adjoining Hog’s Head pub features original draught beers and spirits created exclusively for the land, including Hog’s Head Brew, Dragon’s Scale, Wizard’s Brew and Fire Whisky. Also available are Pumpkin Fizz and Gilly Water and the three Butterbeer choices: traditional, frozen and hot.
Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters that were brought to life in the Warner Bros. films, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood is a masterful recreation, faithful to the visual landscape of the fiction and films, including as its iconic focal point, Hogwarts castle.
From its snow-capped roofs and cobblestone streets to the historic British sensibilities that characterize the whimsical look and feel of the land, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” transports guests of all ages to the very places they watched on the silver screen.
The architecturally stunning land also includes the captivating and highly acclaimed “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” thrill ride, enhanced with 4K-HD and ride film projecting at an astounding rate of 120 frames-per-second for an even more immersive glimpse into Harry Potter’s world, as well as “Flight of the Hippogriff™,” Universal Studios Hollywood’s first outdoor family coaster.
“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” resonates with immense detail, inviting guests to enjoy authentic food and beverages at multiple locations, including Three Broomsticks and Hog's Head pub, as well as the Magic Neep and Butterbeer carts. A foray through the shops adds to the authenticity of the land with such retail venues as Honeydukes™, Ollivanders™, Owl Post™, Zonko’s™ Joke Shop, Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment, Dervish and Banges™, Gladrags Wizardwear, Filch’s Emporium™ of Confiscated Goods and the Hogsmeade™ Station.
More information is available at www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com. Join the conversation online using #WizardingWorldHollywood. Like Universal Studios Hollywood on Facebook and follow @UniStudios on Instagram andTwitter.
Universal Studios Hollywood is The Entertainment Capital of L.A. and includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Recent additions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™”. Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons Ride™” and the “The Walking Dead” daytime attraction and the all-new DreamWorks Theatre featuring “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest.” The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television production studio where they can also experience such authentic thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged.” The adjacent Universal CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex also includes the all-new multi-million dollar, redesigned Universal CityWalk Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres, and the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert stage.
About Warner Bros. Entertainment: Warner Bros. Entertainment is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product, and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting.
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