Sea World – Zac Brown Band to Perfom Tomorrow

Zac Brown Band to replace LeAnn Rimes at Bands Brew and BBQ tomorrow at Sea World

Zac Brown Band to replace LeAnn Rimes at Bands Brew and BBQ tomorrow at Sea World

As we reported earlier this week, Bands Brew and BBQ at Sea World Orlando kicks off tomorrow, and there is already a change in the line up.  According to the Sea World Orlando Facebook page, Zac Brown Band will be the headlining performer tomorrow afternoon, with the show taking place at 3 PM instead of 4 PM, replacing LeAnn Rimes.  Continue reading

Sea World and Discovery Cove Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2010

Shamu is feeling the love this Valentine's Day at Sea World Orlando

Shamu is feeling the love this Valentine's Day at Sea World Orlando

Looking for a special way to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2010 in Orlando with your honey?  Sea World and Discovery Cove are both offering special holiday packages. Continue reading

It’s A Boy! Baby Anteater Born at Discovery Cove

A baby anteater was born just days ago at Discover Cove in Orlando, Florida

A baby anteater was born just days ago at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida

A couple weeks ago, we told you about a baby anteater born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and we all squeeled with delight at the adorable teeny creature!  Now, @SeaWorld_Parks has Tweeted about a new delivery – a baby boy anteater, born at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.  For more information and cute pics, keep reading… Continue reading

Blue Man Group News & Updates

Blue Man Group Education Program, "Exploring Our Connectedness"

Education Program – “Exploring Our Connectedness”

Last Spring, Blue Man Group at Universal Studios Orlando Resort rolled out a brand new education program, called “Exploring Our Connectedness.”   After receiving extremely positive feedback from teachers and students, they have decided to bring it back this year!  The program will be offered on Thursday, April 22 and Thursday, May 6. Continue reading

Legoland Florida by Merlin Entertainment

John Jakobsen, Managing Director of Legoland Parks, watches as 100,000 Legos are dumped during a press conference to announce Legoland Florida opening on the former site of Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven on Thursday Jan. 21, 2010

John Jakobsen, Managing Director of Legoland Parks, watches as 100,000 Legos are dumped during a press conference

On January 21st, Merlin Entertainment announced that Legoland Florida, the world’s largest Legoland, will be opening in late 2011 on the former site of Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, Florida.  Merlin Entertainment is currently owned by The Blackstone Group, who you may recall, now owns Sea World Parks and Entertainment, as well as holds a 50% stake in Universal Studios Orlando.  For more information on that merger, click here.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the park is expected to have between 40 and 50 attractions, including some of Lego’s signature attractions.  Lego is even rumored to be keeping some of the more popular Cypress Gardens’ attributes. Continue reading