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Interactive Florida Theme Park Guide - Tampa Bay Times
  1. With attendance flat, Disney brings back Florida resident deal

    Florida

    After a sluggish year in attendance, Walt Disney World has brought back its Florida resident "Discover Disney" three- and four-day ticket deal, though there are black-out dates at Disney's Animal Kingdom park starting Memorial Day weekend — a possible sign the new Avatar land will be opening up.

    After a sluggish year in attendance, Walt Disney World has brought back its Florida resident "Discover Disney" three-day ticket deal for $139 tha tmust be used by June 9. Florida residents had gotten used the annual January offer from Disney,  but the annual January deal disappeared last year during record attendance numbers. (Orlando Sentinel)
  2. Busch Gardens deals: Free Adventure Island pass with Fun Card; kids under 5 get in free

    Florida

    Busch Gardens is kicking off 2017 with the return of two popular ticket deals: a free Adventure Island ticket with the 2017 Fun Card and free entry for preschoolers for the rest of the year.

    Busch Gardens announced the return of two popular ticket deals: You can get a free Adventure Island ticket with the 2017 Fun Card and free entry for kids 5 and younger with the Preschool Card. 

 JAMES BORCHUCK   |   Times
  3. Disney's new arts festival at Epcot to showcase Broadway, food and visual artists

    Florida

    A new festival is coming to Epcot next month called the International Festival of the Arts, one that combines visual, culinary and performing arts.

    The International Festival of the Arts at Epcot will feature culinary creations along with painters and singers. The festival is schedule through Feb. 20.
  4. Once alcohol-free, Disney's Magic Kingdom to expand beer, wine sales

    Florida

    It was big news in 2012 when Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom broke a 41-year tradition to sell beer and wine in one restaurant. Now the most-visited theme park on the planet is expanding alcohol sales into four more sit-down restaurants starting next week.

    Alcohol sales at Disney are expanding, which is good for business, but has put off some who favor the nostalgia of a dry park. [Courtesy of Disney World]