12/27/2019 0 Comments
FEATURING LIVE MUSIC, DANCE PARTIES, ENTERTAINMENT & MUCH MORE!
BUENA PARK, CA (December 2019) – The countdown to the New Year is on at Knott’s Merry Farm! With special fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours, plus Knott’s signature rides and attractions, Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration is the place to experience an unforgettable night.
Unique one-night-only entertainment serves up fun for a variety of ages and interests including a family-friendly comedian, dancing lessons and more. Guests are invited to count down to the New Year with festive music, party hats, noisemakers, and endless fun. To culminate the evening and the final seconds of 2019 Knott’s will light up the night sky with a dazzling firework display at the stroke of midnight.
In addition to the special New Year’s Eve entertainment, guests can experience all the magic of Knott’s Merry Farm’s festive lineup of entertainment, delectable food, holiday shopping and much more. Showtimes vary, check knotts.com for more information:
Knott’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is included with regular daytime admission. Park hours on New Year’s Eve are 9am to 1am. A new 2020 Season Pass includes one free visit to enjoy Merry Farm in 2019, unlimited visits in 2020 with no blackout dates, discounts on select food and merchandise, and access to exciting year-round seasonal events. A Regular Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2020 to Knott’s Berry Farm and a Gold Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2020 to both Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City Waterpark with no blackout dates. Now at the lowest price of the year, Regular Season Passes start at just $99 or nine easy payments of $9.50 after initial payment and Gold Season Passes are $120 or nine payments of just $11.50 after initial payment. These offers end January 5, 2020. Applicable taxes and fees apply. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com. To purchase Season Passes or tickets, or for more information about Knott’s Berry Farm, visit www.knotts.com or download the Knott’s mobile app for your smartphone today. And join the conversation using #KnottsNYE.
About Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company:
Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FUN.” In addition to Knott’s Berry Farm, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, two water parks, one indoor water park, and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in California under a management contract.
LEGO® Ninjago Days – February 15-17, 22-23
LEGOLAND® California Resort invites families to release their inner ninja in celebration of
LEGO® NINJAGO® World! Guests can join their favorite NINJAGO heroes in the 4D Movie, NINJAGO. By helping Master Wu harness the power of the elements, families become part of the 4D action! Guests can also unleash their powers on NINJAGO® The Ride, strike a pose with their favorite LEGO NINJAGO characters and participate in ninja-themed activities. For more information visit www.LEGOLAND.com
The LEGO® MOVIE™WORLD Opens at LEGOLAND California Resort – Spring of 2020
LEGOLAND® California Resort invites families to go from theater to theme park with the opening of
The LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD! Based on the blockbuster films The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, the new land fully immerses guests into the LEGO Movie universe and places them onto the streets of Bricksburg. On the flagship ride Emmet’s Flying Adventure, guests can hop aboard Emmet’s triple decker flying couch for a thrill-seeking adventure. In addition, families will get to enjoy the rush of falling from Unikitty’s Disco Drop, meet Emmet and all his friends in Emmet’s Super Suite Apartment and have an out of this world experience inside Benny’s Spaceship. For more information visit www.LEGOLAND.com
The LEGO® Movie Days – May 30-31 & June 6- 7
Join LEGOLAND® California Resort in celebrating the opening of The LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD! Hang out with Emmet, Wyldstyle, Benny, and Sweet Mayhem in downtown Bricksburg! There will be AWESOME activities for the entire family, where kids can help build LEGO models, pose for photos and experience other movie-themed activities. For more information visit www.LEGOLAND.com
Red, White and Boom! Rocks LEGOLAND® California Resort on July 4!
The summer heats up at LEGOLAND® California Resort with a star-spangled Fourth of July celebration; Red, White and Boom! Throughout the day, kids of all ages can participate in all-American family picnic games and building activities. The evening fireworks show combines patriotic music with dazzling pyrotechnics. Red White and Boom! is included in the cost of regular Park admission: For information call: (760) 918-LEGO (5436) or visit www.LEGOLAND.com
Brick-Or-Treat Halloween Celebration at LEGOLAND® California Resort – Last Saturday in September and Saturdays in October
LEGOLAND® California Resort hosts San Diego’s biggest kids’ Halloween celebration, Brick-or-Treat! Every Saturday (Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24) guests can enjoy not-so-spooky entertainment, dance parties, live music, costume entertainers, and safe trick-or-treating. For information and event pricing call: (760) 918-LEGO or visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
LEGOLAND® California’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! – Dec. 4
LEGOLAND® California’s Nightly Tree Lighting Ceremonies kick off Dec. 4 when a celebrity guest lights the world’s tallest LEGO® Christmas tree in the annual tree lighting ceremony. The LEGO tree stands more than 30-feet-tall and is made of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO® bricks. The festive event features entertainment, fireworks and a visit from Santa! Activities are included with regular Park admission. For more information call: (760) 918-LEGO (5436) or visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
Holidays at LEGOLAND® California Resort– Nov. 21 – Jan. 3
Live entertainment, twinkling lights and festive cheer await guests during the Holidays at
LEGOLAND® California Resort! Beginning Nov. 21, kids and families can enjoy nightly tree lighting of the Park’s LEGO® Christmas tree decked with spectacular lights and LEGO ornaments. The holiday fun concludes with the annual Kids’ New Year’s Eve Party on December 31. All activities located inside the Park are included with regular Park admission. For more information call: (760) 918-LEGO (5436) or visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
Ring in the New Year with LEGOLAND® California Resort’s Kids’ New Year’s Eve Celebration – Dec. 31
Don’t let bedtime spoil your fun! New Year’s Eve festivities kick-off early at LEGOLAND® California Resort with a party that lets kids ring in 2021 without missing their bedtime! Kids’ New Year’s Eve features live music, entertainment and a special New Year’s countdown! All activities are included with regular Park admission. For information call: (760) 918-LEGO or visit (5436) or www.LEGOLAND.com.
LEGOLAND® California Resort includes LEGOLAND® California, SEA LIFE® aquarium, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGOLAND® Hotel and LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel. All are geared for families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. At LEGOLAND California, you’ll find more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including the new LEGO® City: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride where guests experience more than 2,000 real sea animals including real sharks, rays and tropical fish. The Park also includes LEGO® NINJAGO: Master of the Fourth Dimension 4D film, NINJAGO™ The Ride where guests experience 3D imagery, high-tech sensors and use hand movements in a striking motion to master their skills before battling the Great Devourer, LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display and The LEGO® Movie 4D A New Adventure™. SEA LIFE aquarium is home to more than 5,000 living creatures and incorporates LEGO® models into a child’s voyage to the depths of the ocean featuring play zones, fun facts and quiz trails. LEGOLAND Water Park features more than seven slides, sandy beaches and the unique Build-A-Raft Rive plus Pirate Reef and LEGO Legends of Chima Water Park comprising 10 acres of water fun! The nation’s first LEGOLAND Hotel features 250 rooms, all themed either as pirate, adventure, kingdom, LEGO® Friends and LEGO® NINJAGO™! New this year, LEGOLAND Castle Hotel features 250 rooms, fully themed as Knights and Dragons, Royal Princess and Magic Wizard. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com or call (760) 918-LEGO (5346).
About Merlin Entertainments plc
Merlin Entertainments plc is a global leader in location based, family entertainment. As Europe's number one and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates more than 120 attractions, 18 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable experiences to more than 65 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its 29,000 employees (peak season).
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12/18/2019 0 Comments
Kick off the New Year with unforgettable performances at Real Music, Real Masters and come back in 2020 to enjoy Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends, the return of the Food & Wine Festival and much more!
TAMPA, Fla. (December 18, 2019) – As 2019 draws to a close, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is ready to celebrate an action-packed beginning to an all new decade. With ALL-NEW attractions, events for the whole family, and world-class entertainment, families will be coming back again and again in 2020! Park guests can enjoy the below outlined seasonal events included in park admission leading up to the highly anticipated spring opening of Iron Gwazi, North America’s tallest hybrid coaster and the fastest and steepest hybrid coaster in the world.
New Year’s Celebrations
In addition to the continuing festivities of Christmas Town every night through January 6, don’t miss your chance to take your New Year’s Eve to new heights on Florida’s best thrill rides! On December 31, park guests can enjoy of the sparkle of millions of lights at Christmas Town, dash through the night on amazing roller coasters, and then say hello to 2020 on the Festival Field with live DJ and band performances starting at 10:00 p.m., with a dazzling fireworks display that begins at midnight.
Three Kings Day
The festivities don’t stop once the ball drops – park guests can enjoy Christmas Town cheer through January 6, 2020 including the celebration of Three Kings Day. Visit the three wise men in person for song-filled storytelling and indulge in the park’s spin on delicious traditional dishes, from decadent tres leches cake to flavorful pulled pork hash.
Real Music, Real Masters
January 7-March 15 (weekly; Tuesday-Saturday)
Busch Gardens’ longest running concert series is back with returning favorites and NEW acts! At the climate-controlled Stanleyville Theater, guests can enjoy incredible live performances spanning from the 1950s to today, including the following acts:
Jan. 7- 12 Leonard, Coleman, and Blunt: Former Lead Singers of the Temptations, Platters and Drifters
Jan. 14- 19 The Diamonds
Jan. 21-26 NEW! BJ Thomas
Jan. 28- Feb. 2 NEW! Piano Men: Sir Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute
Feb. 4-9 NEW! Classic Stones Live: The World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Tribute Show
Feb. 11-16 NEW! Simply Queen: The Most Incredible Live Tribute to Queen
Feb. 18- 23 NEW! Let’s Hang On™: America’s No. 1 Frankie Valli Tribute Show
Feb. 25- March 1 Eaglemania: The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band
March 3-8 Cirque Vertigo Featuring the Wallenda Duo
March 10-15 NEW! ONES: Beatles’ #1 Hits
Sesame Street® Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends
February 1-16 (Saturday and Sunday)
Join the Sesame Street krewe for a pirate filled paRrrr-ty! Families can enjoy special character interaction, themed story time, treasure scavenger hunts, and dance parties for pirate-inspired frivolity. NEW this year – on February 1 and 2, families can meet Aloysius Snuffleupagus, affectionately known as Snuffy, during the first ever Snuffy Weekend. The fun begins each Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in the Sesame Street Safari of Fun area of the park.
NEW! Mardi Gras Weekend
February 22-23 (Saturday and Sunday)
This year, guests can let the good times roll with limited-time food, cocktails, entertainment and live music – Mardi Gras style! Follow the fun to the Moroccan Palace Plaza.
Food & Wine Festival
February 29-April 26 (weekly; Saturday and Sunday)
A world of taste awaits at the sixth annual Food & Wine Festival each weekend from February 29-April 26. The festival features new and exciting dishes, plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. While enjoying delicious eats, fans can see some of the biggest names in music as they take the stage the Festival Field. All concerts are included with daily ticketed admission to the park.
Best Way to Play – Busch Gardens Annual Pass or Fun Card
From exciting events to amazing new attractions, don’t miss a moment with a Busch Gardens Annual Pass or Fun Card. Limited-time pricing is available now for all Annual Passes, starting as low as $11.25 per month for everyone on the nice list, with no down payment. Guests can choose an Annual Pass with unique benefits including FREE parking, FREE Serengeti Safari, merchandise and dining discounts in addition to special limited-time perks throughout the year. Or, guests can purchase a 2020 Fun Card for year-round admission for $109.99.
In the New Year, parks-goers will enjoy exclusive ride time on Iron Gwazi, North America’s tallest hybrid coaster and the fastest and steepest hybrid coaster in the world, and Solar Vortex, America’s first dual tailspin waterslide, when they open in spring 2020.
Fans can learn more about new events, special deals and future announcements by following Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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, one of the country's premier zoos with thousands of animals representing more than 200 species, and live shows and events, providing unrivaled experiences for guests of every age. For more information, visit BuschGardensTampaBay.com. Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are part of 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.
Disneyland Resort Offers More Reasons to Visit in 2020 with the Debuts of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, ‘Magic Happens’ Parade, Avengers Campus and More
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge launches its newest, most immersive attraction Jan. 17, Disneyland Park debuts an extraordinary daytime parade Feb. 28, and Avengers Campus opens with a thrilling Spider-Man attraction in 2020
At Disney California Adventure Park, guests will team up with the Avengers, celebrate the Year of the Mouse at Lunar New Year, return for the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival – and more
AHAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2019) – Disneyland Resort is sure to be a top travel destination in 2020 as it unveils new attractions, a new land, a new parade and exciting guest experiences throughout the resort. Whether it’s living out adventures aboard two attractions in , teaming up with Super Heroes at the new Avengers Campus, celebrating magical moments in the all-new “Magic Happens” parade, or indulging in a Disney-themed treat, guests will discover more ways to have fun at the Happiest Place on Earth.
Throughout 2020, the Disneyland Resort will be the place for friends and families, little ones meeting Mickey Mouse for the first time, and experienced park-goers anticipating their next adventures. Anyone with a youthful imagination will enjoy new and classic attractions, magical entertainment, limited-time festivals, and themed food and merchandise. The year will kick off with the newest, and one of the most immersive attractions, , launching in the new land of : Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park on Jan.17. Also at Disneyland, the “Magic Happens” parade debuts on Feb. 28 with multiple floats including one inspired by the blockbuster film, “Frozen 2,” and a “Moana” sequence that includes Moana on her voyager canoe, followed by her pet pig, Pua, and legendary demigod, Maui, on his own magical island.
At Disney California Adventure Park, the highly anticipated Avengers Campus opens in 2020, inviting guests of all ages into a new land where they will sling webs on the first Disney ride-through attraction to feature Spider-Man. The immersive land also presents multiple heroic encounters with Avengers like Iron Man, Black Widow and Black Panther. Avengers Campus will also feature Pym Test Kitchen, where guests will taste supersized and supershrunk foods from Pym Technologies. Festivals return to this park in 2020 with the Lunar New Year celebration and the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival in the spring.
In addition to these new must-do experiences, guests will find plenty of Disney magic at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort, along with shopping, dining and entertainment throughout the Downtown Disney District.
To make the most of a visit to the Disneyland Resort, guests have tools at their fingertips to save time and add value. Guests may choose to download the official Disneyland App to purchase tickets and find useful information, including attraction wait times, FastPass return times, maps, entertainment guides and other special features such as Disney MaxPass. With the purchase of Disney MaxPass, guests are able to reserve digital Disney FastPass selections from their mobile devices while in the parks, as well as download, share and save unlimited Disney PhotoPass photos from their day.*
: Rise of the Resistance launches Jan. 17 in : Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park
The newest attraction inside : Galaxy’s Edge, , launches at Disneyland on Jan. 17, 2020. The attraction opened Dec. 5, 2019, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort. : Rise of the Resistance is one of the most ambitious, advanced and immersive experiences ever undertaken by Walt Disney Imagineering. The innovative attraction takes guests aboard a full-size transport shuttle before they are captured by a Star Destroyer and find themselves in the middle of a climactic battle between the dark side of the First Order and the light side of the Resistance, including BB-8 and Rey. The harrowing adventure blurs the lines between fantasy and reality on a scale never seen before in a Disney attraction.
Guests will join the Resistance and depart from Batuu in a transport ship to meet General Leia Organa at a secret rendezvous point. However, on their way to the hidden base, guests are intercepted and detained by the First Order when their ship is drawn into the hangar bay of a Star Destroyer. The action then ramps up as guests seek to escape the clutches of the dark side with Kylo Ren and the First Order.
Rise of the Resistance brings guests face to face with some fan favorite characters, including Resistance heroes Rey, BB-8, Poe and Finn, as well as Kylo Ren and General Hux of the First Order.
opened at Disneyland on May 31, 2019. The epic new land made history as the largest single-land expansion ever at the Disneyland Resort, and is also the largest and most technologically advanced single-themed land expansion ever in a Disney park. Guests are transported to a galaxy far, far away in : Galaxy’s Edge, to Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu, the newest location in a story that began in 1977 with the first film. Guests become part of the story as they sample galactic food and beverages, enter an intriguing collection of merchant shops and take the controls of the most famous ship in the galaxy aboard another attraction in the land, .
New “Magic Happens” parade debuts at Disneyland Park, Feb. 28
The all-new “Magic Happens” parade will come to life for guests at Disneyland, beginning Feb. 28, 2020. “Magic Happens” will feature an energetic musical score and a new song, co-composed by singer-songwriter Todrick Hall. Celebrating awe-inspiring moments of magic that are at the heart of so many Disney stories, this new daytime parade will feature stunning floats, beautiful costumes, and beloved Disney characters from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen 2” and “Moana,” plus “Coco,” “Sleeping Beauty” and more, all led by Mickey Mouse and his pals.
Traveling down Main Street, U.S.A., “Magic Happens” will remind guests they don’t need wings to fly, that shooting stars were made to wish upon, and that magic doesn’t stop at midnight. Highlights of the parade include:
Highly-anticipated Avengers Campus opens at Disney California Adventure Park
In 2020, guests of all ages will team up with some favorite Super Heroes at the Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure. The campus is set up by the Avengers to recruit the next generation of Super Heroes.
Avengers Campus will open with the first Disney ride-through attraction to feature Spider-Man. Guests will enter this attraction at the Worldwide Engineering Brigade – also known as WEB.
During an open house at WEB, aspiring inventors will invite guests along for a test drive of their latest invention: the Web-Slinger vehicle. This new adventure will allow guests to sling webs just like Spider-Man, as they help Spider-Man collect Spider-Bots that have run amok across the campus.
Avengers Campus will also feature Pym Test Kitchen. Here, Ant-Man and The Wasp are using their growing and shrinking technology, Pym Particles, to create big and little foods at this eatery.
Throughout the campus, guests will find themselves face-to-face with legendary Super Heroes, in heroic encounters with Ant-Man and The Wasp, Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther and his elite guards, the Dora Milaje, Thor and Iron Man.
Additionally, guests will get caught up in the middle of incredible action around the Avengers Headquarters, as Super Heroes such as Black Widow and Black Panther battle intruders and save the day.
The iconic Avengers Headquarters building will become the entrance to a new attraction at a later date.
Lunar New Year celebrates the Year of the Mouse at Disney California Adventure Park
Disneyland Resort will welcome a year of good fortune with 24 days of Lunar New Year celebrations at Disney California Adventure from Jan. 17 – Feb. 9, 2020. Celebrating the Year of the Mouse, the limited-time festival allows guests of all ages to enjoy many exciting offerings, including the bright and bold Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession, the return of the heartwarming “Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration” prior to “World of Color,” a Lucky Wishing Wall, delectable foods inspired by Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures, and more.
Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival features California-inspired bites and beverages
The lively and fun Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns to Disneyland Resort from Feb. 28 through April 21, 2020. This limited-time culinary festival brings many offerings for guests of all ages to enjoy with a uniquely Disney twist, from tasty dishes at more than a dozen mouthwatering Festival Marketplaces, to cooking demonstrations and seminars with Disney chefs and celebrity chefs, live music, and even hands-on entertainment for kids in the Junior Chef experience with Chef Goofy. Guests looking to try a variety of dishes at the festival will enjoy using the Sip and Savor Pass,** available for all guests to purchase.
Disney California Adventure Park
Hotels of the Disneyland Resort
Downtown Disney District
About the Disneyland Resort
The Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks – Disneyland (the original Disney theme park) and Disney California Adventure Park – plus three hotels and the Downtown Disney District, comprising unique dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. The Resort’s hotels are the luxurious, 948-room Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, which also features 50 two-bedroom equivalent Disney Vacation Club units; the magical, 973-room Disneyland Hotel – both AAA Four Diamond properties – and the 481-room Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel with its “day-at-the-beach” theme. For information on attractions and vacations at the Disneyland Resort, visit Disneyland.com, call (866) 43-DISNEY or contact local travel agents. Located in Anaheim, Calif., the Disneyland Resort opened July 17, 1955. Open daily, year-round.
12/12/2019 0 Comments
Universal Studios Hollywood and Bravo Team for the First-Ever
Bravo’s Top Chef Food & Wine Festival on March 19-20, 2020
Coinciding with the “Top Chef” Season 17 Premiere, Inaugural Event Invites Guests to Sample Dishes and Enjoy Cooking Competitions with Series’ Alums
To Learn More and To Purchase Tickets, Visit The Website Here
Click Here for a Taste of the Bravo’s Top Chef Food & Wine Festival