Play while you can with these theme park deals
Summer’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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