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Orlando Parks

Posts about Orlando Parks.

SeaWorld Orlando Wild Days and OSHA Conflict

SeaWorld Orlando is launching a new annual event called "Wild Weekends" and we've got the details for you today. Plus, we'll share photos of the brand new "Shamu Up Close Experience" as well as...

More Blackfish Backlash – Tilikum’s Trainer Dives In

Last week, we brought you the story of Bridgette Pirtle, a former SeaWorld trainer who regrets her involvement with the film Blackfish. We follow up on Bridgette's story with Mark Simmons, a noted orca...

Blackfish Exposed by Former SeaWorld Trainer

We recently sat down with former SeaWorld Trainer Bridgette M. Pirtle to talk about her involvement with the production of the film BlackFish. We were amazed by what we learned, and we think you...

Universal Orlando Resort 2013 A Year in Review

2013 was an incredible year for the Universal Orlando Resort, and while 2013 is coming to a close, we have our eyes set on 2014 and beyond. New and exciting attractions, hotels, restaurants and...

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas – A Shamu Christmas Miracle

SeaWorld Orlando is awash in Christmas, with 7 unique Christmas shows and decorations around the park, it's easy to get completely swept away by the Christmas spirit. We also have an interview with SeaWorld Orlando...

Kevin Yee – A Christmas Town Lesson for Disney

I've not previously been to Busch Gardens Tampa for their Christmas decorations. It's a private party with an upcharge ticket you have to buy, mimicking the Magic Kingdom's model, and it seems on almost...

Christmas Town Sparkles at Busch Gardens Tampa

Christmas Town is in full swing at Busch Gardens Tampa and I had the opportunity to check out this year’s version of this wonderful nighttime holiday event, which runs select nights through December 23. This...

SeaWorld San Antonio Becoming Multiday Destination with Aquatica Expansion

When SeaWorld San Antonio opened in 1988 it was the largest SeaWorld park built at over 250 acres. Located on the outskirts of San Antonio, it was originally envisioned to become a multi-day destination In...

Designed to Thrill: IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013

The typical theme park goer has probably never heard of IAAPA, the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions, let alone the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo. I recently visited the IAAPA Expo in Orlando...

Busch Gardens Tampa Is Ready for Christmas

It's Christmas time at Busch Gardens, our favorite time of the year in the park. In today's update, we'll show you the holiday daytime offerings. Plus, Falcon's Fury construction and other news from around...

Disafterdark Disney Podcast , SE02E04 Colin Farrell Cross Dressing

Welcome back to the Mouses Head Pub and thank you for the download. This week, we chat about some news.. Nick and Paul have seen Saving Mr Banks and Blackfish, and share their views on these...

SeaWorld – New Nighttime Shows, New Rides and a Sea of Surprises

We have a special SeaWorld article for you today featuring an interview with the Corporate Vice President of Entertainment for SeaWorld Parks, Dennis Wirzman. He'll give us a glimpse of what's in store for...

Season Pass Podcast: Brian Morrow of SeaWorld and Busch Gardens

TSPP Interviews Brian Morrow, the Creative Director of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, in this episode of the Podcast.  Brian looks back to the beginning of his career, from an intern at Six Flags, to food safety,...

Busch Gardens Tampa Is Ready For Halloween!

We’re back with another Busch Gardens Tampa update! Lots of news and photos, so let’s get right to it, shall we? Howl-O-Scream Howl-O-Scream is in its final week, terrorizing guests select nights through October 26. The Sahara Trading...

SeaWorld Orlando Spooktacular is a Kid Friendly Halloween Treat

October in Orlando is Halloween Season, with each resort offering their own holiday event to guests.  At SeaWorld Orlando, their 'Spooktacular' Halloween event caters to families with kids and is included with your daily...

Themed Entertainment Association SATE’13 Conference

This past weekend the beautiful and historic city of Savannah, Georgia played host to the Themed Entertainment Association’s (TEA) annual SATE Conference. Hosted this year by the Savannah College of Art & Design, SATE...

Season Pass Podcast: Phil Hettema-From Disneyland to Universal to the World!

This week the TSPP team travels to Pasadena to talk with Phil Hettema (President/Creative Executive of the Hettema Group).  Phil discusses his beginnings in the Themed Entertainment World.   His career starts at Disneyland designing costumes, then to...

The Peabody Ducks of Orlando

An Orlando institution recently ended a beloved tradition involving five celebrity ducks. No. It wasn’t Walt Disney World. The five celebrity ducks are not Donald, Daisy, Hewey, Louie, and Dewey. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The...

Tour of Busch Gardens Tampa Death Water Bayou, Howl-O-Scream

We have a mini Busch Gardens update for you today with a little treat from Howl-O-Scream. Let's strap our columnist into he "Scream Cam" and see what happens! Howl-O-Scream “Scream Cam” My fellow MiceChat colleague (and...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast – The Meet

August 23rd 2013 marked the date of the very first Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast Meet. Lee, Tracey, Darren and Eric were joined by 20 or so listeners and friends to firstly take part in a...