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Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Tracey Henry and Suzannah DiMarzio

Play while you can with these theme park deals



springfling.jpgSummer’s running out, so you’d better take advantage of the extended summer hours at area attractions:

Summer Savings Nights at the Aquarium This Thursday is the last day to take advantage of this deal at the Florida Aquarium. It's half off admission after 5 p.m. and extended hours until 8 p.m. . Also features a performance by the Florida Aquarium Mermaids. Thursday also features live music by Casey Stidham. Explore A Shore water adventure closes at dusk. $21.95, $18.95 for seniors 60+, $16.95 for kids 3-12. Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 273-4000.

Island Nights Adventure Island extends its hours for a tropical family event with live entertainment, food, a Duval Street style market, Polynesian style dancers and fire performers. $42.99, $38.99 ages 3-9, 2 and younger no fee. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Adventure Island, 10001 McKinley Drive, Tampa. (813) 987-5600.

Summer Nights Busch Gardens has extended hours, a new Latin-infused show, fireworks and DJ dancing. Included with regular daily admission. $80, $72 ages 3-9. 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. Toll-free 1-888-800-5447.

Summer Nights at SeaWorld Extended hours and special nighttime shows including Shamu Rocks, Clyde and Seamore in Sea Lions Tonite, and Reflections, a special fireworks and fountains finale. $81.99, $73.99 ages 3-9. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive (Interstate 4, Exit 71), Orlando. Toll-free 1-800-327-2424.

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