guests may soon be able to Fastpass their way to Mickey Mouse
. Park officials announced that starting this summer, guests will be able to use its Fastpass system to book a meeting time with Mickey Mouse. They are doing so in hopes that it will mitigate wait in lines and make pre-planned vacation itineraries possible while also enhancing the Disney experience for guests.
Disney World Theme Parks
are also developing a new system that will create a version of Fastpass for the entire Disney theme park. In theory, guests would be able to pre-plan their vacations online right down to reserving times for rides and character meet and greets, months in advance of their visit.
Fantasy Surf is hosting the 2011 U.S. FLOW Tour on April 30th. This will be the second stop of the FLOW Tour, which visits 16 venues across 13 states.
The event runs for four months and features athletes competing on FlowRiders, a water attraction that creates a wave that riders can perform tricks on, much like surfing.
SeaWorld theme parks
will debut an all-new killer whale show this spring and summer named “One Ocean”
The new show will feature killer whales and aims to connect guests with these remarkable animals while with a new level of excitement, highlighted by colors and sensations of the underground world. The core message of the show is the both animals and humans are part of one world.
” will debut at SeaWorld Orlando
at the end of April. It will appear at the San Diego and San Antonio locations in late May and early June, respectively. “One Ocean” replaces “Believe” after a five year run as a headline show.
The show is also educational and it urges guests to care for the world around them. Moreover, it embraces the idea that we all can make a difference through everyday actions.
There is also a lot of action in the production as high-energy leaps, spectacular whale behaviors, and all-new whale interactions take center stage. Soaring fountains, stunning underwater imagery, a modern musical score and brilliant lights create a beautiful setting for the new show.
is presenting an exciting lineup of events and new attractions for 2011. Dedicated to aquatic thrills and animal interaction, the Orlando theme park is a great choice for families, as tickets are two days for the price one which means twice the fun for everyone. Plus, the second day of the ticket is valid for up to seven consecutive days from the date of the first visit.
kicks off its seasonal events this spring with Bands, Brew & BBQ
on February 12th. The event features Huey Lewis & the News on February 12th; Willie Nelson February 19th; REO Speedwagon February 26th; and Josh Turner on March 5th. The concerts start at 4:30pm and are included with your SeaWorld Tickets
. During the event delicious BBQ will be available from Central Florida’s best BBQ restaurants, as well as ice cold brew from 21 different domestic and international breweries.
Viva La Musica heats up SeaWorld in March. This music festival features authentic cuisine and hot Latin music. Chino & Nacho will perform March 12th; Manny Manuel March 19th; Jerry Rivera March 26th; and Ednita Nazario April 2nd.
More is to come with Jack Hanna visiting in April, and Summer Nights kicking off the summer season at SeaWorld.
visitors will soar to new heights this summer as the park opens the world’s first zip line constructed over giant alligator and crocodile habitats.
The one-of-a-kind attraction will feature 1,200 feet of zipline. There are seven platforms throughout the zipline tour which will be designed to replicate the Breeding Marsh Tower.
The Screamin’ Gator Zipline exceeds seven stories in height and boasts speeds near 30mph. The $1.5 million dollar project includes four distinct ziplines, ranging from 230 feet to more than 485 feet. The experience includes an orientation session, a nature walk through the swamp, four zips and a swinging bridge. The cost is $60 per person and includes an all-day admission to the Gatorland.
Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve dedicated to Florida alligators and crocodiles.