Monthly Archives: February 2014

All-New Beetlejuice Show Now Open at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort is introducing a brand-new version of the popular, live Beetlejuice stage show featuring the classic Universal Monsters and Òthe ghost with the mostÓ Ð Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, BEETLEJUICE. The new show, ÒBeetlejuice's Graveyard Mash-Up,Ó is now open at Universal Studios Florida.Universal Orlando Resort is introducing a brand-new version of the popular, live Beetlejuice stage show featuring the classic Universal Monsters and “the ghost with the most” – Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, BEETLEJUICE. The new show, Beetlejuice’s Graveyard Mash-Up, is now open at Universal Studios Florida.

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Bret Michaels and Justin Moore at Busch Gardens’ Bands, Brew & BBQ

image001Busch Gardens Tampa’s annual Bands, Brew & BBQ festival continues this weekend with more of the biggest names in rock and country music.

Justin Moore, this year’s nominee for The Academy of Country Music’s New Artist of the Year, takes the stage on Saturday, Feb. 22. As a rising country star, Moore is best known for hits, including “Small Town USA” and “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.”

In one of Busch Gardens’ most anticipated shows of the festival, multiplatinum singer, philanthropist, Celebrity Apprentice winner and “Rock of Love” superstar Bret Michaels will take the stage on Sunday, Feb. 23 performing some of his biggest hits, including “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and “Talk Dirty to Me,” which Michaels recently mashed-up with singer Jason Derulo.

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Universal Orlando to Create Nearly 3,500 Jobs in 2014

-resources-digitalassets-Swizzle Lounge - Universal's Cabana Bay Beach ResortUniversal Orlando Resort today announced it will hire nearly 3,500 new team members during 2014 for a wide range of managerial, professional, high-tech, guest service and other positions.

The new jobs will be permanent positions due to growth across Universal Orlando’s entire destination.  They are in addition to more than 3,500 new jobs Universal Orlando has already created since 2009.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Newest Roller Coaster

SFMM-Hot-Rod-Racers-KASix Flags Magic Mountain, the “Thrill Capital of the World,” today announced its newest pint-sized roller coaster. Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers will anchor the revitalized Bugs Bunny World, becoming the fourth roller coaster in the children’s area, more than any other U.S. theme park.

Sitting in miniature hot rod race cars, riders will enjoy an action-packed adventure with plenty of drops and thrills on a roadster-themed racetrack.  Kids and parents can ride together as they take a sprint around the grand prix track.  Joining 11 other rides and attractions, from flying airplanes to pint-sized trucks and trains, Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers will debut in early summer.

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Adventure Island Waterpark Kicks Off New Season With A New Offer

AI_RiptideSplash into spring when Adventure Island begins the 2014 season of fun in the sun on Saturday, March 8. It’s time again to splash in the wave pool, amble down the Rambling Bayou, race down speed slides, including Everglides and Riptide, or just kick back on the beach amidst a tropical Key West setting.

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Fairytale Town Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so…get on your way!” Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Fairytale Town on Sunday, Mar. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a read-aloud of his beloved books and Seuss-themed hands-on activities.

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Bands, Brew & BBQ Busch Gardens Tampa Lineup 2014

image001Busch Gardens Tampa’s annual Bands, Brew & BBQ festival continues this weekend with some of the biggest names in music.

Grammy-award winning Earth, Wind & Fire takes the stage on Saturday, Feb. 15. The legendary Earth, Wind & Fire spans the genres of R&B, soul, jazz, pop, rock, funk, disco and gospel with their music!

On Sunday, Feb. 16Sugar Ray, featuring lead singer and multi-platinum album artist Mark McGrath, will perform some of the band’s biggest hits for thousands of fans. Also on Sunday, Gin Blossoms will perform some of their chart-topping hits.

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Antojitos Mexican Restaurant Opens at Universal CityWalk Orlando

Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food at Universal CityWalk.Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurant, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, is now open – becoming the second eatery to debut as part of this year’s historic expansion to Universal’s entertainment complex. Featuring colorful décor, fresh, authentic cuisine, more than 200 different tequilas, and authentic Mexican folk art, Antojitos takes diners on a journey through the cantinas, street carts and markets of Mexico City for craveable Mexican fare that is unlike any other.

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Winter Nights at Sam’s 3 Announced!

Winter13TPALogosmallThat’s right, party peeps! We have just announced this month’s gathering – TPA’s Winter Nights at Sam’s 3! This month’s mixer will be held on Sunday February 16th at 7:00 p.m. on the patio outside of Trader Sam’s at the Disneyland Hotel.

As is the case with each of our Sam’s mixers, guests of all ages are more than welcome to attend. We just remind you that this is a bar environment, and adult conversation and drinkage does occur. Please use your best judgment when considering who comes for the night and who gets a babysitter for the evening!

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April 2014 Programs at Fairytale Town

Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival

Saturday, Apr. 5

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Enjoy fun games, free play, gardening activities, health screenings and more at this free celebration of active and healthy living. Sutter’s medical personnel will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on healthy childhood development. Families can also see “The Adventures of Sir Enamel,” a dental health themed puppet show by Puppet Art Theater Company (additional cost). Admission is free thanks to a generous grant from Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento. Additional sponsors include ScholarShare College Savings Plan and SAFE Credit Union. For more information, visit www.fairytaletown.org or call (916) 808-7462.

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