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Interactive Florida Theme Park Guide - Tampa Bay Times
  1. Busch Gardens: No snow at Christmas Town this year


    Florida kids are used to a Christmas without snow, but since 2012 they've been able to fake it at Busch Gardens' Christmas Town. Not this year.

    Entertainment Technician Matthew Chimato shapes mounds of freshly made snow at the Snow World attraction inside of Christmas Town in 2012.
  2. Disney to remove huge sorcerer's hat from Hollywood Studios theme park


    The giant sorcerer's hat at Disney's Hollywood Studios is going away as the theme park begins a "reimagining." Much is changing at Hollywood Studios, which this summer drew crowds for a special parade, play area and fireworks show based on the astoundingly popular movie Frozen. And Disney has said it will add …

  3. Tampa's Adventure Island announces Colossal Curl ride, first new attraction in eight years


    TAMPA — Adventure Island on Wednesday announced plans for Colossal Curl, a thrill ride opening next spring that would be the tallest ride in the Tampa water park and would be the first new attraction there since 2006.

    At nearly 70 feet high, Colossal Curl will be Adventure Island’s tallest ride, park officials said.
  4. Disney's Magic Kingdom opens first gift shop devoted to Haunted Mansion ride


    The Haunted Mansion ride at Disney World's Magic Kingdom now has its own line of swag at a new gift shop called Memento Mori that has opened in Liberty Square in the Orlando theme park.

    Disney’s Haunted Mansion attraction in the Walt Disney World Resort.   SCOTT KEELER, TIMES