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  1. The "Partners" statue sits in front of Cinderella's Castle at Magic Kingdom on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The theme park is dropping its outdoor mask requirement.
  2. Collard greens will be available for free to festival visitors at the Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum in St. Petersburg on May 15.
  3. After-hours parties at the Magic Kingdom are popular because they give guests a chance to roam the world’s most popular tourist attraction after it closes to the general public.
  4. A guest has her temperature checked before entering SeaWorld as it reopens with new safety measures in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The park had been closed since mid-March to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  5. SeaWorld Entertainment, the Orlando-based parent company of Busch Gardens, beat Wall Street expectations in its first-quarter earnings report released this week.
  6. The dachshund rescue group that would have put on the wiener dog races for Tampa's Riverfest has decided to go ahead and hold its own event. There will be races, raffles and adoptable dogs on hand for a day of long and low sausage-loving dogs.
  7. The Beach Boys perform on stage with special guest John Stamos at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Jan. 7, 2015.
  8. Jimmy Buffett, shown here in Tampa in 2017, will be at Amalie Arena on Dec. 4.
  9. Iliza Shlesinger, shown in a still from her 2019 Netflix special "Unveiled," will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on May 15.
  10. Pongo the orangutan recently celebrated his 25th birthday at the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor. The animal sanctuary is giving moms free admission Saturday and Sunday for Mother's Day weekend.
  11. Military members perform a sunrise salute to the flag on top of the SheiKra coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa. The park is offering free admission for military, veterans and three family members this spring.
  12. In this March 16, 2020, photo, a visitor to the Disneyland Resort takes a picture through a locked gate at the entrance to Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure park will reopen to visitors on Friday.
  13. The Disney Wish will set sail in the summer of 2022, with bookings opening up May 27.
  14. The Villams perform at the Busch Gardens Stanleyville Theater variety show in 1982. They took the stage there off and on for a dozen years.
  15. Jason Beckstead, left, and Web Beckstead work to make a manual cross cut while Lee LeCaptain, center, uses a chainsaw during a log cutting exhibition, part of the lumberjack show, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the opening day of the 2021 Florida State Fair, at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.
  16. The Florida State Fair, pictured in February 2020, will kick off Thursday in Tampa.
  17. This pickle pizza is one of the new offerings at the Florida State Fair this year.
  18. Starting May 28, the new acrobatic show "Cirque Electric" will be open at Busch Gardens with modified operations in the park’s theaters.
  19. A royal joust performance will be among the features of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival. The popular medieval festival is moving this year from its longtime home at MOSI in Tampa to Withlacoochee River Park in Dade City. It runs weekends through May 23.
  20. Disneyland's new Avengers Campus will debut on June 4, nearly a year after originally planned.
  21. Jurassic World Velocicoaster, the new attraction in Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure, will open June 10.
  22. Epcot reopened on Wednesday as Walt Disney World continued its phased reopening. Masks are required for all and visitors had to make a reservation in advance to visit the park to enable limitations on crowd capacity. Photo courtesy Walt Disney World
  23. Jaalin Harvey, 24, at Walt Disney World. He's been an annual passholder since he was in seventh grade.
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