The Orlando Eye Becomes The Coca Cola Orlando Eye

The Orlando Eye Becomes The Coca Cola Orlando Eye

On Wednesday, July 28, The Orlando Eye revealed its new partnership with Coca-Cola by rebranding the attraction the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye.

Entering the building, guests will be greeted with a new look featuring Coca-Cola’s signature red and white colors. The gift shop also features co-branded souvenirs.

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Kennedy Space Center Announces Heroes & Legends Sponsor

Heroes and Legends Attraction to Open at Kennedy Space Center

As we get closer to the opening date for the Heroes & Legends attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, it’s been announced that The Boeing Company will be the title sponsor.

During the announcement ceremony, a ten-foot long silhouette of an X-15 rocket plane was raised to the top of the building.

The X-15, which was manufactured by a legacy Boeing company, North American Aviation, flew for nearly a decade, achieving hypersonic speeds and exploring the upper edge of the Earth’s atmosphere. Its technology contributed to the development of the historic Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs.

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Fun Spot America Celebrates 18th Birthday June 11, 2016

Fun Spot America Celebrates 18th Birthday

Fun Spot America is celebrating its 18th birthday on June 11, 2016, with special deals for its customers. They will be selling single-day, one-park passes for $18 that day from midnight to 2pm online and from 10am to noon at each park.

This ticket includes all of the rides and Gator Spot (Orlando only) except the SkyCoaster and the arcade, and is valid until June 11, 2017. There is a limit of 10 tickets per person.

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Fun Spot America Announces Kissimmee Expansion

Fun Spot America Announces Kissimmee Expansion

This week, Fun Spot America announced a new partnership between its Kissimmee location and Old Town USA.

As part of the partnership, Fun Spot America will move and operate four family rides to Old Town USA’s new south entertainment district, along with operating the new Ferris Wheel that Old Town USA will install in September of 2016.

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The Science of Wine Returns to the Orlando Science Center April 30

The Science of Wine is one of Orlando’s most popular wine events, and it returns to the Orlando Science Center for its 6th year on April 30.

Science of Wine at Orlando Science Center

The event not only offers more than 150 fine wines to sample, courtesy of Southern Wine & Spirits, but great food samples from 30 culinary partners, live music, a silent auction, and more.

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Orlando Science Center Celebrates Earth Day and Sensory Sunday This Weekend

Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? The Orlando Science Center is having a Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 23.

Orlando Science Center

From 10am to 3pm, visitors can enjoy live animal interactions and feedings in NatureWorks, get crafty with some upcycling activities, and see giant-screen film National Parks Adventure.

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Broadway in Orlando Presents Dirty Dancing at Dr Phillips Center Starting March 29

Dirty Dancing, the hit Broadway musical, is coming to Orlando for shows at the Dr. Phillips Center from March 29 through April 3, 2016.

Dirty Dancing

Based on the classic movie of the same name, this production tells the story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.

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Crayola Experience Orlando Announces New Attraction to Open this Summer

Crayola Experience Orlando has announced they will be opening a new attraction this summer for guests to enjoy.

Crayola Experience Orlando - Rockin' Paper

Called Rockin’ Paper, this attraction will bring personalized paper creations to life. Guests will first decorate paper creatures, then marvel as they turn, bop and rock in a show all of their own, set on a colorful stage, complete with lights and music.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando Celebrates World Sword Swallower’s Day Feb 27

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! will pay tribute to the ancient art of sword swallowing on World Sword Swallower’s Day, Saturday, February 27.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando Celebrates World Sword Swallower's Day

As part of the event, they will hold free sword swallowing performances for the public.

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Astronauts Brian Duffy and Scott Parazynski To Be Inducted Into United States Astronaut Hall of Fame

This week, NASA announced two new inductees to the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center.

Astronauts Brian Duffy and Scott Parazynski To Be Inducted Into United States Astronaut Hall of Fame

In recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments in furthering NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery, veteran astronauts Brian Duffy and Scott Parazynski have been selected for induction.

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Out and About: Holidays In Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Friday, I had the chance to attend a mixed media/passholder preview of the 2015 edition of “Holidays in Space” at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and I have to say it’s a lovely addition to all the other incredible things to see at the complex.

Holidays In Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex - NASA ornament

Your first taste of the holiday theming is the giant NASA logo that has been tranformed into a giant ornament. Peace on Earth, indeed.

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