By Michelle Stark, Anne Glover, Amber McDonald and Kelly Stefani, Times Staff Writers
Illustration by Steve Madden, Times Staff Artist
Developed by Alexis N. Sanchez
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Yo ho, yo ho, the pirates are back at the Magic Kingdom, and you might notice some new smells.
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Avid travelers of the roads leading to Walt Disney World knew a change was imminent, as those iconic purple signs that signal you are on Disney property suddenly contained a new name. On Tuesday, it became official: Downtown Disney is now Disney Springs.
Finding a place to be scared into a stupor isn't hard for Central Floridians, who can look forward to an embarrassment of haunted riches every October. Everyone knows Halloween is more than a one night affair. You celebrate all month (
ZooBoo Kids: Lowry Park Zoo made a special point of dialing down the scares this year and turning this into a daytime event for ages 11 and younger, with extended hours on select days, "fright-free" festivities like trick-o-treat stations, a corn maze and kooky-not-spooky character appearances. Running from 1 to 7 p.m., …
There's a lot to be afraid of at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights, and not all of it is waiting in the shadows of the nine haunted mazes.
After 20 years, this will be the final Christmas season for the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the theme park announced Friday.
TAMPA — A baby gorilla, born in February at Busch Gardens, died Wednesday while being treated for a neurological illness.
Christmas Town will return to Busch Gardens this holiday season with more than a million twinkling lights, and this year it will be open later on event nights, the Tampa theme park announced Tuesday.
Florida's first responders get free admission to both Busch Gardens in Tampa and SeaWorld in Orlando during the month of September, and also can take advantage of a special offer for additional tickets.