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June 15, 2018

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 14, 2018) – The Fourth of July is brighter than ever at SeaWorld Orlando’s Electric Ocean. The night sky will light up with fireworks, pyrotechnics and lasers during a one-of-a-kind, patriotic finale to “Ignite,” SeaWorld’s end-of-day spectacle.

The Independence Day firework display will begin at 9:30 p.m. and the best viewing area is from the park’s Bayside Stadium. Reserved seating packages for Electric Ocean and the 4th of July firework display are available for purchase at the park and online in advance. Pricing starts at $49 per person ages 3 and up.

Guests can also experience the rest of what SeaWorld’s Electric Ocean has to offer. The popular evening event brings longer park hours and allows guests to voyage into an exotic underwater world filled with dazzling lights, electrifying dance music and a brilliant evening energy that sparks as the sun sets. Electric Ocean also features exciting nighttime shows, returning summer classics and a plethora of new food and drink options throughout the park.

June 14, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT TAKES NIGHTTIME LAGOON SHOW TO AN ENTIRELY-NEW LEVEL IN ALL-NEW “UNIVERSAL ORLANDO'S CINEMATIC CELEBRATION” – DEBUTING THIS SUMMER


Epic Moments Inspired by Characters from Favorite Universal Attractions and Some of the World’s Biggest Films Come to Life in the Heart of the Universal Studios Lagoon this Summer 

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 14, 2018) – Starting this summer, Universal Orlando will take its nighttime lagoon show to the next level in “Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration.” The all-new lagoon show will give guests a brand-new, awe-inspiring way to cap off their day in Universal Studios as they enjoy an epic cinema under the stars on select nights. 

“Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration” will seamlessly blend fountain-based media, a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and special effects in a whole new way. The show combines an all-new storyline with full panoramic water screens accented by additional multi-layer water screens, pyrotechnics and – for the first time ever – more than 120 dancing fountains and projection mapping to transform the entire waterfront and surrounding buildings into a vivid celebration of epic movie moments and beloved characters.

June 13, 2018

GILLIAN ANDERSON OFFICIALLY JOINS DAVID DUCHOVNY FOR THE X-FILES REUNION AT SPOOKY EMPIRE’S SWEET SIXTEEN ANNIVERSARY



The Convention will also celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Halloween classic Hocus Pocus with Kathy Najimy

ORLANDO –Spooky Empire is thrilled to announce that Gillian Andersonwill be joining the recently announced guest David Duchovny for its October convention this year. Both actors are best known for their co-starring roles in hit TV series and later movie theater sensation, The X-Files. Anderson plays the role of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on this American sci-fi drama series. She is also known for her roles in other TV series such as The FallAmerican Gods and Hannibal. Her roles in films include Johnny English Reborn, Boogie Woogie, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, The X-Files: Fight the Future, and How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.

UNIVERSAL’S ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT – SURFSIDE INN AND SUITES IS NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS


Be Among the First to Stay at Universal Orlando’s Newest and Most Affordable Hotel – Book Today!  

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The most affordable hotel option at Universal Orlando Resort is now accepting reservations. Opening in August 2019, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites will be the first hotel in the destination’s new Value hotel category, with rates starting at less than $100 per night. It will offer a hotel option for families looking for theme park thrills, exclusive benefits and a seamless Universal Orlando vacation experience at the destination’s most affordable rates.

June 12, 2018

Seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels Offering “Summer is Incredible” Rates June 15-Sept. 3

. . . Special room rates provide a terrific way to take in
the Incredible Summer at Walt Disney World Resort,
experience the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and take advantage
of the Extra Magic Hours benefit at the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (June 2018) – Looking for a fun family vacation? Then you should consider a visit to Central Florida, which has something to please everyone in the family. Take advantage of the special “Summer is Incredible” rates being offered by the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels. Available for stays from June 15-Sept. 3, 2018, the special room rates provide the opportunity to take in the incredible new offerings at the Walt Disney World Resort this summer.

Blue, the Velociraptor from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World Franchise, Debuts at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort as Part of “Raptor Encounter” Experience


Guests Are Invited to Come Face-to-Face with the Fan Favorite

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Arrives in Theatres on June 22, 2018

Universal City, CA, Orlando, Fla., June 11, 2018 – Blue, one of the most popular dinosaurs from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s blockbuster Jurassic World franchise, is now part of Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort’s exciting “Raptor Encounter” experiences inviting guests to brave the dangerous predator in daring face-to-face standoffs.

 The imposing life-like creature is Owen’s beloved Velociraptor from Jurassic World and Jurassic World:  Fallen Kingdom and was brought to life for the “Raptor Encounter” employing the exact computer-generated model and images used to create her for the big screen.

TENNESSEE - DOLLYWOOD’S SUMMER CELEBRATION PACKED WITH THRILLING NEW ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS


International touring shows, nightly fireworks and extended park hours highlight summer at Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, June 11, 2018)— Dollywood’s Season of Showstoppers continues with a sensational celebration that provides families more time to enjoy together at the award-winning vacation destination. Dollywood’s Summer Celebration (June 16- Aug. 5) features extended park hours—10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily—as well as a nightly fireworks spectacular, thrilling new entertainment and the fun of Dollywood after dark!

Families have several world-renowned entertainment options to keep them entertained during Dollywood’s Summer Celebration. International touring sensation DRUMLine LIVE visits the park with riveting rhythms, bold beats and ear-grabbing energy. Developed by the consultants of the hit 2002 movie Drumline, the band featured in this exhilarating show creates a synchronized musical masterpiece for guests—it’s more than just the typical halftime performance! DRUMLine LIVE runs in Celebrity Theater June 16- July 4.

June 8, 2018

TooJay’s Offers Half Off Bottles of Wine Every Tuesday Through the End of Summer

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – Summer is the season to relax and unwind and TooJay’s, the restaurant known for its generous servings of homemade New York deli favorites, is offering a refreshing deal for its guests. Every Tuesday through August, all bottles of wine at TooJay’s are half price!

To receive the discount, guests who want to enjoy a bottle of wine with their favorite meals must mention the promotion to their server and be 21 years of age. Wine bottle selections include Cavit Pinot Grigio, Estancia Chardonnay, Coppola “Diamond” Merlot, Josh Cellars Cabernet and Woodbridge White Zinfandel,

Founded in 1981, TooJay’s has grown to 28 restaurants throughout Florida and currently serves guests in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages and Polk County.

TooJay’s received the 2018 and 2017 Dining Award for Best Deli from Orlando Magazine, two Foodie Awards for Best Deli and Best Take-Out from the Orlando Sentinel, the 2016 Best of South Florida Award for Best Deli from the Sun Sentinel and ranked eighth in the country for Family Dining by Consumer Reports.

For more information about TooJay’s, visit TooJays.com. Follow TooJay’s at  twitter.com/therealTooJays and instagram.com/toojaysdeli or visit the Facebook fan page, which has over 88 thousand fans, and become a fan at facebook.com/TooJaysDeli.

COLORADO - DUNTON RIVER CAMP NOW OPEN

Dunton Life redefines "glamping" for sixth consecutive year with the reopening of its seasonal Colorado resort
New York - June 7, 2018:  Located four miles downstream from Dunton Hot Springs and steps from the West Fork of the Dolores River in Colorado, Dunton River Camp, the seasonal resort comprised of eight ultra-luxe canvas tents, is now open for its sixth summer season.
The pinnacle of "glamping," Dunton River Camp is nestled in an alpine clearing in the Colorado Rockies and offers discerning guests an opportunity to experience more than 1,600 acres of unspoiled wilderness with all the amenities of a five-star resort. Each 640-square-foot tent features a gas heating stove, spacious en-suite bathroom and private lounging porch and comes equipped with two mountain bikes ideal for exploring; four tents are set on the bank of the Dolores River, the other four against the stunning backdrop of the San Juan Mountains. At the heart of the one-of-a-kind resort sits the gathering space for guests, an original 19th-century farmhouse situated just 20 feet from the Dolores River. The restored house, still in its original location, features a guest salon, a wraparound deck with breathtaking views of the Wilson Mountain range, and a dining room serving locally inspired cuisine by Executive Chef Basil Yu.

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO ADDS 10TH HAUNTED HOUSE TO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2018


All Tickets and Vacation Packages on Sale Now
The Most Haunted Houses in Event History


ORLANDO, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The world’s premier Halloween event is about to get even scarier…

Universal Orlando Resort is making this year’s Halloween Horror Nights the most intense ever by adding a 10th haunted house to the event. This is the first time in the event’s 28-year history that 10 haunted houses will be featured – giving guests more scares than ever before.  Stay tuned – more details about the 10th haunted house will be revealed soon.

Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day Weekend at ICON Orlando


New “ICONic Dad” Package includes Craft Beer Flight and
a Soda Float Bar, Tailgate Games, Priority Boarding


WHO:                   ICON Orlando, 400-ft observation wheel

WHAT:                Make Father’s Day extra special with a visit to the newly named ICON Orlando! Guests can now book the “ICONic Dad” package for just $139 (plus tax). The package includes a private family capsule for up to four people (additional tickets available for $20 per person plus tax, limit up to 4), a craft beer flight for dad featuring Orange County Brewers, a soda float bar for non-alcoholic options, tailgate games for the whole family to enjoy and priority boarding! Children under 3 and parking are always free.

To make a reservation and for more information visit, ICONorlando.com/fathersday.

WHEN:                 June 15 – June 17, 2018

WHERE:               ICON Orlando, 8375 International Drive Orlando, Florida

About ICON Orlando:
Located at ICON Orlando 360, in the heart of the International Drive district, ICON Orlando makes a statement as the tallest observation wheel on the east coast of the United States soaring 400 feet. Guests are effortlessly lifted to experience breathtaking 360-degree views of the Central Florida landscape, creating iconic moments with every flight. Each capsule contains Apple iPad Air tablets which allow visitors to explore and learn more about the landmarks and surroundings in several languages and effectively see beyond what the eye can see. A flight on the ICON Orlando soars high enough to see the sights of downtown Orlando’s skyline, nearby world-famous theme parks, beautiful lakes and lush landscapes, with views all the way to Cape Canaveral on Florida’s east coast on a clear day.

FLORIDA - THE GALLERIA AT FORT LAUDERDALE ANNOUNCES THE FIRST-IN-FLORIDA SEAQUEST TO ITS POPULAR SHOPPING AND DINING DESTINATION


New Interactive Family Attraction Slated to Open During Late 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 6, 2018) – The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as Fort Lauderdale’s premier shopping destination, has announced SeaQuest Fort Lauderdale will open during late 2018 as one of the newest additions to its popular mix of retail and dining offerings. The hands-on global sea life education and entertainment experience for all ages will reside in a 23,000-square-foot home at the east end of The Galleria near H & M and the soon to open Powerhouse Gym.

“The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is thrilled to announce the addition of SeaQuest Fort Lauderdale which will add another dimension to our collection of nationally recognized retailers and top-notch restaurants,” said Mark Trouba, general manager at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. “This first-in-Florida interactive journey through exhibits that highlight global wildlife will be fittingly located at The Galleria which has a loyal following of local shoppers and welcomes visitors from around the world.”

Fly Over to Orlando Science Center for Superhero Week!

KidsTown will be transformed into a superhero metropolis with Superhero Training Camp, Superhero Olympics, Live Shows & More
Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2017
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHAT:
Orlando Science Center is turning beloved KidsTown into a superhero metropolis for Superhero Week! Come and learn what it takes to be an everyday superhero at home and in the community.

During this special themed event, little learners can participate in many events that allow them to discover their own superpowers and those held by community heroes. Challenge yourself in the Superhero Olympics interactive gameshow, make your own superhero accessories, enjoy story times with special guests and lots more!

Guests are strongly encouraged to come dressed as their favorite hero! You can also meet some of your favorite heroes in person on Saturday, June 16, like Batman, Green Lantern and the Flash.

WHEN:
Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE:
Orlando Science Center |777 E. Princeton St. | Orlando, FL 32803
PARKING:
Limited parking is available in the Orlando Science Center parking garage, located directly across the street from the Science Center, for $5 per vehicle.
COST:
Superhero Week activities are included with general admission, which is free for members, $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for students and seniors, $14.95 for youth (ages 3–11), and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes access to all four floors of exhibits, giant-screen films in the Dr. Phillips CineDome, 3D films in the Digital Adventure Theater and live programming.
INFO:
For more information, please call 407.514.2000 or go to osc.org.

TEXAS - LIVE LIKE A EWING WITH LAVISH TOUR PACKAGE AT SOUTHFORK RANCH


DALLAS (June 2018) – For the first time, Southfork Ranch invites visitors to experience the iconic residence made famous on the “Dallas” TV series in a distinctly luxurious way with its “Live Like a Ewing” package. Extremely popular around the world during its 1978 – 1991 run, “Dallas” recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its original airdate at Southfork Ranch. The event included a fan party and cast meet-and greet with iconic “Dallas” cast members Linda Gray (Sue Ellen Ewing), Patrick Duffy (Bobby Ewing), Charlene Tilton (Lucy Ewing) and Steve Kanaly (Ray Krebbs). An estimated 1,200 fans, hailing from around the country and as far away as the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and Israel, attended to the event.

June 4, 2018

Kids Eat Free at TooJay’s Every Wednesday This Summer


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (June 4, 2018) – TooJay’s, the restaurant known for its generous servings of homemade New York deli favorites, is offering families a chance to save on meals this summer! Through August, Kids Eat Free every Wednesday at TooJay’s with the purchase of one adult entrée.

Children age 12 and under can redeem one free Kid’s meal with one paid adult entrée and must order from the Kid’s Menu of popular breakfast, lunch and dinner items. This special offer does not include beverages and cannot be combined with any other offers.  

Breakfast favorites include French toast, half a Belgian waffle and bacon strips, among other popular choices. For lunch and dinner, kids can enjoy a hamburger, Jr. Tuna Melt, Chicken Salad Chop Chop, Mac & Cheese and more. All lunch and dinner meals offer a choice of two sides, including carrot sticks with Ranch dressing, Mandarin oranges, chocolate pudding, red grapes, French fries and apple sauce, plus a famous TooJay’s mini black & white cookie.

Founded in 1981, TooJay’s has grown to 28 restaurants throughout Florida and currently serves guests in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages and Polk County.

TooJay’s received the 2018 and 2017 Dining Award for Best Deli from Orlando Magazine, two Foodie Awards for Best Deli and Best Take-Out from the Orlando Sentinel, the 2016 Best of South Florida Award for Best Deli from the Sun Sentinel and ranked eighth in the country for Family Dining by Consumer Reports.

For more information about TooJay’s, visit TooJays.com. Follow TooJay’s at  twitter.com/therealTooJays and instagram.com/toojaysdeli or visit the Facebook fan page, which has over 88 thousand fans, and become a fan at facebook.com/TooJaysDeli. 

MEGACON™, SOUTHEAST’S LARGEST FAN CONVENTION, WRAPS ANOTHER YEAR OF FUN AND FANDOM AT THE ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER – MAY 24-27, 2018

Photo Credit: Rachel Parker, MEGACON Orlando

Action-Packed Weekend Delivered Ultimate Fan Experience with Jason Momoa, Jeff Goldblum, Elijah Wood, John Cena and more

Orlando, FL – June 4, 2018 – MEGACON™, the Southeast’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event, wrapped up the Orlando convention throughout Memorial Day Weekend at the Orange County Convention Center. The four-day multi-genre convention welcomed more than 100,000 fans and included programming for all ages, a star-studded celebrity lineup and more. 

This year’s featured celebrity guests included Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings); Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park); Jason Momoa (DC Justice League); John Cena, Alexa Bliss, Braun Strowman (WWE Superstars); Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman); Billy Dee Williams and Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars); Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor (Xena: Warrior Princess); Jodi Benson and Christopher Daniel Barnes (The Little Mermaid); Rob Liefeld (Deadpool and X-Force) among others. 

NEW GENRES DRIVE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER’S 2018/2019 LINE-UP


— Social, talk and alternative rock meet region’s
expanding entertainment palate —

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 4, 2018) — They don’t sing, dance or play musical instruments. And no one under 30 will recognize their names. But between them, Dan and Phil have more than 10 million YouTube subscribers and their upcoming world tour (yes, we said world tour) is selling out performance halls on four continents.

The British duo known for its quirky video blogs is one of several upcoming acts at the Dr. Phillips Center that feature celebrities who’ve risen to fame exclusively through social media.

Dive into Orlando Science Center’s World Oceans Day Celebration

Join this annual global event honoring the ocean with special activities and educational experiences at Orlando Science Center
Saturday, June 9, 2018
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHAT:
Orlando Science Center is bringing the community together to celebrate and honor the ocean. Community partners will educate guests on ocean conservation and inspire them to create a better future.

Look forward to special ocean programming throughout the building during the event. Learn how we can protect and nurture our shared ocean as you check out reef restoration and Seafood Watch activities, special demos in the NatureWorks exhibit, a recycled marine debris art display and much more!

Plus, dive even deeper with special screenings of ocean-themed films in the giant-screen Dr. Phillips CineDome! Films include “Dolphins,” “Chasing Coral,” “The Living Sea” and more. For full schedule, go to www.osc.org/theater-schedule

This event is presented by SeaWorld.
WHEN:
Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE:
Orlando Science Center |777 E. Princeton St. | Orlando, FL 32803
COST:
World Oceans Day is included with daily general admission to Orlando Science Center, which is free for members, $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, and $14.95 for youth (ages 3 – 11). All films are also included with general admission.

Parking is available for $5 per vehicle in the Orlando Science Center parking garage.
INFO:
For more information, please call 407-514-2000 or visit http://www.osc.org/world-oceans-day

June 2, 2018

Discovery Cove Introduces Two New Exclusive Experiences


Spa Cabana and Behind-the-Scenes Animal Tours Add to the Fun at All-Inclusive Day Resort

Orlando, Florida (May 31, 2018) – In case you were wondering if it’s possible for Discovery Cove, the all-inclusive day resort in Orlando, to become more laid back and more exciting at the same time, the answer is a solid YES. Thanks to the introduction of new Relaxation Massages, a day at Discovery Cove can become even more tranquil. Meanwhile, the park’s new Animal Trek program gives guests the chance to explore behind the scenes and get to know Discovery Cove’s animal residents even better, adding to the level of adventure. Both new programs have debuted just in time for the summer travel season.

Join Ace Cafe Orlando for the Ultim-ACE Dad’s Day

 
Father’s Day Brunch, Car & Bike Show Headline Jam-Packed Month at the Motor-Centric Dining, Entertainment and Retail Destination

WHEN:     
Sunday, June 17, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Ultim-ACE Dad’s Day Brunch, Car & Bike Show
Join Ace Cafe Orlando on Sunday, June 17th for the Ultim-ACE Dad’s Day, featuring special brunch and beverage items that are sure to fuel any tank. Dad grinds it out all week and deserves a day to relax, so bring him out to the Ace for a day filled with awesome cars and bikes, delicious food, giveaways and a cigar roller on site (for purchase).