Author: jayinflorida

Busch Gardens 2016 Project Construction 3/24/15 (Update #1)

Construction has begun on Busch Gardens newest attraction, set to open in 2016. The park has confirmed that an attraction in in-fact coming, yet no details on what the attraction is have been released. The 2016 attraction will consist of an expansion to the current Tut’s Tomb building located in the Egypt section of the …

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras Continues This Weekend with Performances by MKTO, STYX and American Authors

The Big Easy Returns This Weekend at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2015 Featuring Musical Performances by MKTO, Styx and American Authors Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration continues this weekend, featuring live concerts by MKTO, Styx, and American Authors. Best known for their hit single, “Classic,” pop, hip-hop and R&B duo MKTO will rock out on …

Colossal Curl at Adventure Island Opens March 7!

COLOSSAL CURL OPENS MARCH 7  Adventure Island’s Newest Family Thrill Slide Opens for the 2015 Season  Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2014) – Adventure Island’s® newest family thrill slide Colossal Curl™ will open on March 7 for the start of the 2015 season. Construction on Colossal Curl has been ongoing since the end of last season …

MKTO and Phillip Phillips Complete Universal Orlando’s 2015 Mardi Gras Lineup

MKTO AND PHILLIP PHILLIPS COMPLETE UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S 2015 MARDI GRAS LINEUP  Family-Friendly Mardi Gras Event Runs Select Nights Feb. 7 Through April 18 and Features a Rockin’ Parade, Authentic Cajun Cuisine and Hit Performances by Top-Name Talent  WHAT:       Universal Orlando Resort announces the addition of pop duo MKTO and hit singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips to the …

Busch Gardens Tampa Facebook Fans Name Baby Gorilla “Enzi”

FACEBOOK FANS NAME BABY GORILLA “ENZI”   TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2015) – Busch Gardens® Tampa Facebook Fans have spoken, and the name of the baby male gorilla is Enzi. The name was chosen after nearly 2,000 votes were submitted in a Facebook poll. See a video announcing baby Enzi on the Busch Gardens YouTube channel. …

Jay Speculates: 2016 Busch Gardens Attraction

Busch Gardens is Florida’s Thrill Capital, with 7 coasters at the moment it is no surprise that Busch Gardens is where thrill seekers want to visit. Lot’s of budget cuts have come to the park recently, but our sources tell us that Blackstone is still very interested in investing in the park. Busch Gardens recently …

Oak Island Creative offers experiential event products via a brand new venture: “Holiday Creative”

With more than 20 years of experience in creating award-winning seasonal/special events in America’s largest theme parks, the team at Oak Island Creative has now introduced its own line of experiential event products available for consumer purchase. Their field-tested products will be sold directly through the company’s just-released “Holiday Creative” catalog, available at www.holidaycreative.com. Oak Island …

Jay Speculates: Twister Replacement At Universal Studios Florida

Rumored to be leaving for years now, it seems like it is truly time for Twister to leave. Of course it is much past it’s time, but hey it’s somewhat of a people eater. It’s time to discuss what I personally believe will be replacing Twister: Ride It Out. PLEASE NOTE none of the information …

Orlando Eye Construction Update. The Wheel Is Now Complete.

If you have been to Orlando recently, chances are you have seen construction on I-Drive 360’s “The Orlando Eye”. Opening in Spring 2015, the massive 400 foot tall Ferris Wheel has reached yet another milestone. The Orlando Eye has completed the full circle and is now being prepped to add the ride capsules. As I …

BREAKING: Gwazi To Close At Busch Gardens Tampa *CONFIRMED*

The rumor has been floating around for about a year now, and it appears the time is about to come, Gwazi the only wooden roller coaster at Busch Gardens is rumored (Now Confirmed, read below) to be closing soon. According to Screamscape.com, sources have indicated to them that Gwazi will indeed be closing shortly due to …