Holy Land Experience To Offer Free Admission January 25, 2018

Holy Land Experience Orlando

Holy Land Experience will be offering one of their annual free admission day this week on Thursday, January 25, 2018, according to their website.

The Bible-based attraction offers at least one free day a year to qualify under state law for property-tax exemption as a religious entity.

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DRIP to Close International Drive Location Jan 27, 2018

After 5 years, performance art company, DRIP, will be closing it's Orlando location on International Drive at the end of January, 2018.

After 5 years, performance art company, DRIP, will be closing it’s Orlando location on International Drive at the end of January 2018.

I first reviewed DRIP shortly after they opened in 2013, and I enjoyed the adult-themed interactive show featuring artistic dancing and lots of paint.

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Otronicon Takes Over Orlando Science Center Jan 12-15, 2018

Otronicon Returns to Orlando Science Center

For the 13th consecutive year, Otronicon returns to the Orlando Science Center January 12-15, letting guests have hands-on experience with the latest in technology.

Otronicon connects visitors with the creative professionals and technology that are turning Central Florida into a hub for innovation. Attendees can fly a real-world military simulator, operate a surgical robot or get a preview of tomorrow’s technology.

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2017 Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Crowned by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

2017 Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Crowned by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

On Saturday, December 9, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando hosted a Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest, in conjunction with a special Monroe exhibit, and they’ve announced the winner.

Nine contestants felt they had what it took to look like Marilyn, walk like Marilyn, talk like Marilyn and sing like Marilyn.

But in the end, Bebe Caliberr was picked as most Marilyn-like. She walked away with $500 cash, lifetime passes to Ripley Entertainment attractions, $100 worth of Ripley’s merchandise and a two-night stay in Clearwater Beach.

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Orlando Hosts Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest Dec 9, 2017

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando currently has an iconic Marilyn Monroe dress on display

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando currently has an iconic Marilyn Monroe dress on display and will host a look-alike contest to celebrate on December 9, 2017.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! purchased the gown Marilyn Monroe wore to serenade President John F Kennedy at his birthday celebration in 1962 – they paid $4.8 million – the most anyone has for a dress being sold at auction.

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Holy Land Experience Offers Free Admission Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Holy Land Experience Orlando

Holy Land Experience will be offering one of their annual free admission day this week on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

The Bible-based attraction offers at least one free day a year to qualify under state law for property-tax exemption as a religious entity.

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Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Opens With Central Florida Preview Weekend Sept 29-Oct 1

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is opening their newest location in Orlando

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is opening their newest location in Orlando this weekend with a special deal for Central Florida residents.

The Orlando preview weekend will treat all Central Florida residents with a valid ID to a complimentary $10 Play Card to enjoy arcade and non-redemption prize games (additional restrictions may apply).

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$10 Day Returns to Orlando Science Center on April 9

Orlando Science Center

The Orlando Science Center is a fun place to spend a day with family and friends, and on April 9, admission will be only $10 per person!

During this special discounted day, visitors can enjoy everything Orlando Science Center has to offer from 10am to 5pm.

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Coca-Cola Orlando Eye Closes for Annual Maintenance Jan 30 – Feb 8, 2017

The Orlando Eye

The landmark Coca-Cola Orlando Eye will be closed starting today, January 30, for regular maintenance on the attraction.

Though most regular planned maintenance and engineering work takes place overnight after they have closed to the public each night, this annual closing allows them to perform larger projects to make sure the attraction is operating at peak efficiency and safety.

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Central Florida Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for 2016

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals

If you’ve been thinking of gifting an annual pass to a local theme park or attraction to a loved one (or yourself), here are some great local Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals you should be aware of.

Some deals run the entire weekend, some for one day only. They are marked when they are valid. Black Friday is November 25; Small Business Saturday is November 26, and Cyber Monday is November 28, 2016.

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Meet The Octonauts at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

The Octonauts at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Captain Barnacles and Kwazii of The Octonauts, a popular animated children’s television show on Disney Jr., will visit SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium weekends September 16 though October 30.

The Octonauts are a team of undersea adventure heroes who rescue and protect sea creatures in trouble. During each television episode, viewers are able to learn about a variety of marine life as The Octonauts study facts about sea animals and their ocean habitats.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando Offers Free Admission to K-12 Educators Sept. 6 – Oct. 16

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! attractions in Florida are thanking K-12 educators for all their hard work with the return of Educator Appreciation Days.

All K-12 school personnel are invited to visit any of Ripley’s Florida attractions for FREE from September 6 to October 16, 2016.

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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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Skull Island: Reign of Kong Officially Opens at Universal Orlando

Skull Island: Reign of Kong was officially opened at Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando

With a flourish of flames, Skull Island: Reign of Kong was officially opened at Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando.

Members of the 8th Wonder Expedition Company took to the stage to theatrically announce the attraction was now open to all to experience.

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