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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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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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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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Florida Attractions Offering 50% Discount for Florida Residents Through Dec 18, 2015

Through December 18, Florida residents will get 50% off discounted tickets for admission to all Ripley’s Florida attractions.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando

Residents will need to show a local photo ID in order to receive the discount, and all adults in the party will need to have proof of residency in order to receive the discount.

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Skyplex Orlando Gains Approval from Orange County Commission @skyplexOrlando @joshuawallack

Tonight the Orange County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning request for the proposed Skyplex Orlando development to be built on International Drive.

Skyfall Drop Tower Announced for Skyplex Complex on I-Drive in Orlando

The project, which calls for a 501-foot roller coaster topped with a revolving restaurant, also includes plans for a 350-room hotel, 333,000 square feet of entertainment space, more than 95,000 square feet of general retail and nearly 40,000 square feet of restaurant space.

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CSI: Experience Orlando to Host Live Watch Party for CSI Series Finale September 27

If you’re a CSI fan who is equal parts excited and sad for the upcoming finale movie, you can join up with other fans on September 27 to watch it at CSI: The Experience on I-Drive.

CSI: The Experience in Orlando

EMS Entertainment invites die-hard fans to a CSI series finale party that will start at 4pm with a “best-of” episode rewatch, plus games, light refreshments, and contests. Cost is $15 per person, for all ages.

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Madame Tussauds Orlando to Receive Austin Mahone Figure

Pop music artist Austin Mahone has been immortalized in wax for Madame Tussauds Orlando at I-Drive 360.

Madame Tussauds Orlando to Receive Austin Mahone Figure

The singer-songwriter met with Madame Tussauds artists earlier this year, where they took more than 300 measurements of his head and body to create his figure. Mahone worked closely with artists to finalize the figure’s pose that best reflected his look. The figure is even wearing a replica of the silver bracelet Mahone’s mother made him.

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Beatlemania Hits Madame Tussauds Orlando for a Limited Time

If you’ve always wanted a photo with the Beatles, then you’ll want to get to Madame Tussauds Orlando.

Madame Tussauds Orlando - Beatles wax figures

Starting July 30, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison will be in residence…or at least their wax figures will be. The figures of the Fab Four are set in a pose that pays tribute to the 1969 Abbey Road album cover, which captured all four members walking on a zebra crossing outside of Abbey Road Studios.

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Out and About: Previewing the New Crayola Experience at the Florida Mall in Orlando

Today (July 1), the new Crayola Experience opens at the Florida Mall in Orlando, to entertain families. Yesterday, my family and I had a chance to preview the Crayola Experience during a media event.

Crayola Experience opens at the Florida Mall - crayola crayons by Kirk Garreans

I was unsure what to expect as this is a new experience in Orlando. The original Crayola Experience, however, has been open for over 18 years in Easton, Pennsylvania, and this Orlando location marks their second location. So we went with an open mind, as well as a lot of excitement. Who doesn’t love Crayola, right?

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Discovery Cove Offers Valentine’s Day Packages to Surprise Your Sweetheart

Discovery Cove Offers Valentine's Day Packages

Looking to do something different for Valentine’s Day? Surprise your sweetheart with a trip to Discovery Cove theme park in Orlando.

Florida residents can now gift a day of discovery starting at $219 (+ tax) for the dolphin swim experience, and starting at $149 (+ tax) for the day resort package minus the dolphin.

Enhance your visit with package add-ons, like the Celebration Package for $159 (+ tax), which includes a buoy with a personal message delivered by a dolphin.

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Gatorland Breaks Ground on New Fun Spot America Attraction

Gatorland broke ground on a new "Gator Spot" at Fun Spot America in Orlando

Two of Orlando’s most popular attractions are teaming up, and this week, Gatorland broke ground on a new “Gator Spot” at Fun Spot America in Orlando.

Gator Spot will feature rare white alligators, along with regular Florida alligators and crocodiles from Gatorland in a new 15,000-sq-ft area within Fun Spot America on International Drive. It is said it will cost more than $1 million to build.

The press release states, “The interactive attraction will include an impressive array of alligators, an extremely rare leucistic ‘white’ alligator, numerous crocodiles, up-close encounters, photo opportunities and much more.”

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