On the Go in the Parks: September 9-11, 2022

If you are On the Go in the Parks this weekend, there are new spooky events joining the Halloween line-up of fun in the parks!

On the Go in the Parks: September 9-11

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2022 On the Go in the Parks

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – Magic Kingdom @ Walt Disney World

  • September 9, 2022 – SOLD OUT
  • September 11, 2022 – SOLD OUT

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is an after-hours, separately ticketed event at the Magic Kingdom that is full of spirited fun with your favorite Disney Characters.

Throughout the evening, guests can:

  • Watch 3 sinister sisters bewitch and bedazzle the residents of Magic Kingdom park during the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular
  • Witness Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular—a wickedly wild fireworks display featuring some of your favorite Disney Characters and hosted by Jack Skellington from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • Boogie down at the Disney Junior Jam at Storybook Circus—featuring some favorite friends from Disney Junior shows. It’s perfect for young partygoers!
  • See some beloved Disney Characters during Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade.
  • Collect a bag full of candy as you roam the trick-or-treat trails in search of some of your favorite sweets.
  • Revel in the extraordinarily enchanting atmosphere of Magic Kingdom park during this limited-capacity event.

If you are a Disney fanatic who loves Halloween, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a must if you are On the Go in the Parks!!!

2022 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival On the Go in the Parks

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival – EPCOT @ Walt Disney World

  • Daily during EPCOT Operating Hours
  • Eat to the Beat Concert Series – 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM, 8:00 PM @ American Gardens Theater
  • Hoobastank – NEW! – September 9 and 10
  • Jimmie Allen – September 11 and 12

For 129 delicious days, guests can sip, savor and repeat across six continents at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE.

The festival happens daily and continues through November 19, offering new experiences for foodies and families alike as part of the “The World’s Most Magical Celebration,” honoring the Walt Disney World Resort 50th Anniversary.

Like a passport for the palate, this iconic festival is a magical taste tour that whisks guests off on a fun and flavorful journey. It’s a delicious celebration of the best in global food and drinks, along with live entertainment, family activities, and more.

Halloween Horror Nights Orlando 2022

Halloween Horror Nights 31 – Universal Studios Florida @ Universal Orlando Resort

  • September 9, 2022
  • September 10, 2022
  • September 11, 2022

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, the world’s premier Halloween event, is now open and will run for a record-breaking 43 select nights through October 31.

This year’s chilling lineup unleashes top names in horror and pop culture alongside a host of original abominations that spawn disturbing twists on Halloween traditions in 10 eerily immersive haunted houses and five scare zones – each filled with hordes of menacing creatures.

And when guests need a break from the scares, they can enjoy two outrageous live shows, sink their teeth into a “killer” menu of uniquely themed food and beverage, shop the latest merchandise in a new Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store and enjoy Universal Studios Florida’s most exciting attractions.

Want to be On the Go in the Parks at Halloween Horror Nights? Find ticket information here.

SeaWorld Orlando Howl O Scream 2021

Howl-O-Scream – SeaWorld Orlando

  • September 9, 2022
  • September 10, 2022
  • September 11, 2022

Howl-O-Scream at SeaWorld Orlando is coming back with vengeance this year at SeaWorld Orlando with all-new houses, scare zones, shows, and bars that will make guests scream in fright.

They can deepen the thrill with a chilling nighttime ride on Mako, Manta, Infinity Falls, or the park’s newest thrill ride, Ice Breaker.

Howl-O-Scream at SeaWorld Orlando features more haunted houses, more scare zones, more coasters, and more unexpected frights than the Inaugural Fear—making it a can’t-miss experience for haunt fans and thrill-seekers alike.

SeaWorld Orlando’s Howl-O-Scream runs select nights until October 31.

Fiesta Aquatica 2022

Fiesta Aquatica – Aquatica Orlando

  • September 10, 2022
  • September 11, 2022

Aquatica Orlando is excited to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month once again with Fiesta Aquatica, an unforgettable pool party!

Back by popular demand, Fiesta Aquatica will surround guests with sizzling Latin flair every Saturday and Sunday until September 25.

Fiesta Aquatica is included with park admission, so guests can keep the summer fun going even longer.

For more information about Fiesta Aquatica and to purchase tickets, visit the park’s official website!

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Busch Gardens Spooktacular – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

  • Daily from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm

The all-new Busch Gardens Spooktacular invites guests to step into a whimsical world full of enchantment with Kandy, a witch-in-training!

A costume parade, storytime, and trick or treating are some of the activities guests will find in this immersive Halloween experience that is included with admission to the park.

Busch Gardens Spooktacular will be casting magical spells daily until October 30, 2022, from 12 – 4 p.m. on the Festival Walkway.

Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream 2022 On the Go in the Parks

Howl-O-Scream – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

  • September 9, 2022
  • September 10, 2022
  • September 11, 2022

Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream returns in full force, taking over the entire park with haunted houses, scare zones, sinister shows, and more.

Unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides. Howl-O-Scream is bringing fear to the next level, and once you’re in, there’s nothing to fear but everything.

Howl-O-Scream 2022 is a separately-ticketed night event that takes place on select evenings from September 9 to October 31, 2022.

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort Monsterous Halloween Fun

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat MONSTER PARTY at LEGOLAND FL__Characters at Pumpkin

Halloween at LEGOLAND Florida will be filled with even more monstrous this fall when Brick-or-Treat presents Monster  Party begins in September!

Families will be screaming in excitement as they enjoy more candy, more LEGO characters, and more spell-binding surprises than ever, with 12 nights of Halloween fun – each Saturday and Sunday, from September 24 through October 30.

This Halloween spectacular will bewitch families with amazing NEW experiences, live shows, spooky LEGO decorations, and Monster mischief around every corner – all included with general park admission and select Annual Passes. 

LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat presents Monster Party

NEW! Monster Mania IRL and in 4-D! 

Monsters are taking over LEGOLAND Florida Resort! Enjoy a host of thrilling meet and greets with never-before-seen LEGO Monster characters, including Zombie Cheerleader, Plant Monster, and Tiger  Woman. Then, catch these ghoulish characters on the big screen in the ALL-NEW, hauntingly hilarious 4D movie “The Great Monster Chase,” complete with some sneaky special effects. 

NEW! Eerily Awesome Entertainment & Attractions 

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat 2022

BRAND-NEW live shows will cast that BOO-tastic Halloween spirit! Lord Vampyre will have all the little skeletons grooving at his V.I.M. (Very Important Monsters) Dance Party in Fun Town.

An UnbeLEAFable musical mystery takes the LEGO City Stage when a strange plant grows out of control.

The jack-o lantern trio, Jammin’ Jacks, are also back with an all-new chorus of monster melodies.

Step aboard the  Disco Dragon Coaster and get ready to jive with a groovy monster jam and party lights.

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat 2022

For LEGOLAND Florida Resort guests, the Monster  Party howls on with a Pirate Pool Party at Pirate Island Hotel and special entertainment at the Beach  Retreat on select nights. 

More Candy, More Fun! 

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat 2022
WINTER HAVEN, FL — Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. (PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland for LEGOLAND Florida Resort)

Brick-or-Treat throughout the streets of LEGOLAND, Florida! Wander across the park to collect more candy than ever before!

Beware the Curse of the Pharaoh as you creep through the Graveyard of Ghouls to the new Desert Desserts candy station on the way to the costume parade in MINILAND USA.  

Inclusive Family Experiences 

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat 2022

Creating inclusive experiences for families during their visit is a resort priority, no matter the season.

As a  Certified Autism Center, LEGOLAND Florida is designing Brick-or-Treat specific sensory guides for families and will offer alternative treats available through Guest Services. Team members will also be equipped with Halloween-specific information related to autism sensitivity and awareness.

Dastardly Fireworks in Pirates Cove 

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat 2022
PHOTO / LEGOLAND Florida, Merlin Entertainments Group, Edward Linsmier

Pirates Cove is under siege! In the cover of darkness, witness 3D LEGO brick-bursting fireworks come to life with ghoulish delight and hear the tale of Captain Dreadbeard!

This lakeside spectacle is the sweetest way to end the Monster Party on all event nights! 

Ghoulish Goodies & Sweets 

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat 2022

The Monsters are in the kitchen whipping up some spookily delectable, limited-time goodies for Brick-or-Treat!

Nothing says fall like a Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life Shake or the Great Monster Cake. Pick up some Wacky Witch’s BBQ Wings for a spooky, savory treat.

Enjoy the ghoulishly green Brick Blast Coca-Cola Freestyle flavor exclusive to LEGOLAND parks, a recipe that fits perfectly into any Halloween celebration.

And be sure to grab an order of Rockin’ Frankenstein’s electric purple apple fries with crushed candy and peanut butter dip, a new twist on a LEGOLAND classic. 

Brick-or-Treat is one of many exciting events included with LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park general admission and select Annual Passes, starting at less than $11/month with a small down payment.

Learn more at LEGOLAND.com/Florida

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LEGO Friends Weekends 2022 at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGO Friends Weekend Fab 5

The “Fab Five” are back for more adventure and fun during LEGO Friends Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park weekends this June.

But this year the LEGO Friends especially need your help!!!

Oh no! Dr. Alvah has plans to shut down Heartlake City by cutting off the power to every single ride and attraction. Help Stephanie, Andrea, Olivia, Emma, and Mia stop them before it’s too late! By taking part in the Heart Squad’s fun activities and meet & greets, gain valuable information needed to crack the secret code and stop the villains’ evil plan!

LEGO Friends Weekends are included with daily tickets, Awesome, Awesomer, and Awesomest Annual Passes!

LEGO Friends Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida

  • June 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 from 10 am to 6 pm 

Come meet the Fab Five. Whether you are sporty like Stephanie or an artist like Emma come meet all the LEGO Friends and discover your own talents!

LEGO Friends Weekend

What better way to spend the day than doing fun activities with your family and friends. From getting your body moving with Stephanie’s Step-A-Thon to joining Andrea on set at Heartlake Music Studio all while figuring out the code to stop an evil villain from shutting down the park. With all this excitement we can hardly wait!

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An AWE-Summer at LEGOLAND Florida

Awe-Summer at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park is gearing up for the most awesome summer ever with the return of Awe-Summer with more fun than EVER.

This year ten weeks of family fun-packed activities, exclusive character meet and greets tasty new treats, and special weekend events including the return of LEGO Friends Weekends and festive Fourth of July LEGO fireworks! 

The celebration runs all summer, June 4 through August 7, and is all included with regular park admission!  

AWE-Summer at LEGOLAND Florida

Awe-Summer at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGO FRIENDS WEEKENDS

Every Saturday and Sunday throughout June, families can join Stephanie, Olivia, Andrea, Emma, and Mia as they “crack the code” to help save Heartlake City from their evil rivals, Dr. Alvah and Carter! In addition to meeting the “Fab Five”, families can savor sweet specialty treats and fan-favorite activities, such as: 

  • Build a LEGO robot with Olivia in Robots to the Rescue 
  • Become an all-star performer with Andrea in Top the Charts
  • Join Stephanie in her active movement class in Stephanie’s Step-A-Thon 
  • Create coloring masterpieces in Emma’s Art Cat-astrophe 
  • Hunt for clues to find hidden treasure by completing the Explorer’s Quest with Mia  
Red White and BOOM LEGOLAND Florida Awe-Summer at LEGOLAND Florida
PHOTO / LEGOLAND Florida, Merlin Entertainments Group, Edward Linsmier

SPECIAL NEW CELEBRATIONS! 

  • NEW! The LEGOGroup Celebrates 90 Years! — Stay tuned as LEGOLAND and The LEGO Group reveal more details on how we’ll be celebrating 90 Years!  
     
  • Red, White, and Boom! — A BRAND-NEW! fireworks show, “Touch the Sky”, will illuminate the skies over Lake Eloise on July 2, 3, and 4 for Independence Day weekend. Complimentary fireworks glasses will transform the cascading fireworks into bursting LEGO bricks. In addition to the big show, families can also help build an American flag with hundreds of LEGO bricks throughout the weekend. 
     
  • NEW! LEGO CITY Space Day — On July 9, LEGO CITY will undergo a cosmic take-over celebrating the final frontier and space exploration! During this one-day-only event, families can enjoy galactic giveaways, LEGO build stations, and help build a giant working LEGO telescope! 
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FAN-FAVORITE ENTERTAINMENT ALL SUMMER LONG!

  • Time to Learn!  — Join the Florida Prepaid Schoolhouse teachers for enjoyable “edutainment” including catchy scientific songs and the excitement of reading and writing in a show that is perfect for the smallest guests ages two to six. 
     
  • School of Spinjitzu — Hone your ninja skills to kick, chop, and balance as the School of Spintjiztu ninja training academy extends into the summer on LEGO CITY Stage. 

All these incredible Awe-Summer activities and more are included with LEGOLAND Theme Park general admission and select Annual Passes.  

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On the Go in the Parks: February 11-13

If you are on the Go in the Parks from February 11-13, 2022, take some time to bring your significant other or pals to the parks for some fun!

On the Go in the Parks: February 11-13, 2022

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

Universal Orlando Resort Universal's Mardi Gras 2022

Get ready to let the good times roll again as Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras returns through April 24, 2022.

This year’s celebration will fill Universal Studios Florida with a spectacular Mardi Gras parade with new floats, celebratory cuisine featuring diverse flavors from around the world, the much-awaited return of star-studded live concerts, a new tribute store, and so much more.

Mardi Gras happens on select nights and is included in the price of admission to Universal Studios Florida!

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras Concert Series

Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras Concert 2022
Diana Ross: Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 8:30 pm

14 Top ten albums. 18 #1 Songs. From The Supremes to her landmark solo career, Diana Ross is one of the most successful recording artists of all time.

Seven Seas Food Festival

Seven Seas Food Festival SeaWorld Orlando 2022

SeaWorld Orlando is kicking off 2022 with the Seven Seas Food Festival that’s packed with more flavor than ever before every Thursday through Sunday, until May 8.

This year at Orlando’s largest theme park food festival, foodies and families alike can enjoy over 200 chef-and mixologist-curated tastes inspired by cultures from across the Seven Seas.

In addition to taste from around the world, you can catch these concerts at Bayside Stadium, included with your theme park admission:

  • Molly Hatchet – Saturday, February 12 at 7:00 pm
  • Locash – Sunday, Febraruary 13 at 3:00 pm

SeaWorld Orlando IceBreaker Annual Passholder Preview Dates

The long-awaited Ice Breaker coaster will open officially to the public at SeaWorld Orlando on February 18, 2022.

SeaWorld Orlando Annual Passholders can experience the 1,900-foot multi-launch coaster that reaches a top speed of 52 mph with a 100-degree, 93-foot spike on select days.

  • Silver Pass Preview Dates:February 7-13
  • Bronze Pass and Fun Card holders Preview Dates: February 14-15

Epcot International Festival of the Arts

On the Go in the Parks

Exhilarating adventures in the visual, culinary, and performing arts await guests at the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts happening daily through February 21, 2022.

Throughout the festival’s run, chefs showcase dishes inspired by art movements, visual masterpieces come to life and Broadway stars sing beloved show tunes in a celebration of performance art that’s sure to captivate festivalgoers as only Disney can.

On the Go in the Parks Disney on Broadway Epcot International Festival of the Arts

This weekend’s Disney on Broadway Concert Series features performances from:

  • Kissy Simmons (The Lion King) and Michael James Scott (Aladdin): February 11 and 12
  • Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) and Josh Strickland (Tarzan): February 13

Celebrate Soulfully at Disney Springs

Celebrate Soulfully Disney Springs On the Go in the Parks

This month Disney Springs invites you to Celebrate Soulfully and ignite your senses as you immerse yourself in culturally inspired dining for brunch and happy hour, spirited music performed by Motown in Motion, House of Blues folk art, and more!

Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras 2022 On the Go in the Parks

Let the Good Times Roll with Busch Gardens Mardi Gras, select dates from through March 6.

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style live music and New Orleans-inspired entertainment. Catch some festival beads from strolling performers throughout the day, and get caught up in the fun as you dance through spacious walkways. Feast like kings and queens on classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay.

Real Music Concerts at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest-running concert series returns with an all-new Real Music Concert series, Tuesday – Sunday until February 27.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest-running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes, musical performances, and chart-topping artists from the greatest musical eras.

Grab a seat in the climate-controlled Stanleyville Theater and see these memorable acts live at Busch Gardens Tampa.  

Dancing Dream: A Tribute to ABBA.
DANCING DREAM: THE TRIBUTE TO ABBA ~ FEBRUARY 8 – 13

DANCING DREAM: The Tribute to ABBA, the greatest pop supergroup from Sweden, electrifies audiences of all ages with the best hits “Mamma Mia”, “Dancing Queen”, “Take a Chance”, “Fernando”, and many more. Established in 2009 The New York City-based touring tribute act is transporting nostalgic audiences back to the happy and groovy times of the 70s. Expect our team of seasoned musicians and talented lead singers (“Agnetha” and “Frida”) to take you on a nostalgic trip back to the glitz and glamour of the 70s with their beautiful harmonies, elaborate costumes, and exciting choreography. Every show is one to be remembered!

Florida Resident Savings On the Go in the Parks

Who doesn’t love saving when you are On the Go in the Parks???

Check out these Florida Resident exclusive ticket deals!

Walt Disney World

FL Resident Weekday Magic

Florida Resident Disney Weekday Magic Tickets: Enjoy 2 days of theme park fun for $149, plus tax.

Florida Resident Annual Passes: Enjoy the magic all year long with an Annual Pass. Florida Resident Disney Pixie Dust Pass is $19 per month, plus down payment.

Save 40% on a 4-Day Ticket: Florida Residents can experience the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks and save big on tickets!

Universal Orlando Resort

Mardi Gras Universal Orlando Resort

Get 2 days free with a 2-Park 2-Day Ticket and experience 4 days total at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Ticket Offer Details:

  • Purchase By: March 31, 2022
  • When to Go: Now – June 30, 2022
  • NO BLOCKOUT DATES
  • Can be used on non-consecutive days.
  • Prices Vary by Day and Season: Check the pricing calendar for specific travel dates (price determined by date of first visit)
  • Online Only. Offer not available at the front gate.
  • Valid Florida photo ID required.
  • Restrictions apply.

Add a day at Volcano Bay for only $29 more!

SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando Welcome Harbour Vertical

There are SOOOOO many great SeaWorld Orlando ticket, fun card, and annual pass discounts you are sure to find a deal that fits your needs!!!

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove Shark Swim

LIMITED-TIME OFFER: SAVE 20% + COMPLIMENTARY DRINK PACKAGE

Florida Residents, enjoy year-round 20% savings and, for a limited time,  receive a complimentary premium drink package (a $40 value) with your booking. 

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On the Go in the Parks: February 4-6, 2022

If you are on the Go in the Parks from February 4-6, 2022, you’ll be able to let the good times roll at Universal, savor global cuisine at SeaWorld Orlando, and more!

On the Go in the Parks: February 4-6, 2022

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

Universal Orlando Resort Universal's Mardi Gras 2022

Get ready to let the good times roll again as Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras returns through April 24, 2022.

This year’s celebration will fill Universal Studios Florida with a spectacular Mardi Gras parade with new floats, celebratory cuisine featuring diverse flavors from around the world, the much-awaited return of star-studded live concerts, a new tribute store, and so much more.

Mardi Gras happens on select nights and is included in the price of admission to Universal Studios Florida!

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras Concert Series

Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras Concert 2022 On the Go in the Parks
Sugar Ray: Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 8:30 pm

With over 10 million records sold and four top 10 songs, Sugar Ray’s top-selling singles include the hits “Fly,” “Someday” and “Every Morning.”

Seven Seas Food Festival

Seven Seas Food Festival SeaWorld Orlando 2022

SeaWorld Orlando is kicking off 2022 with the Seven Seas Food Festival that’s packed with more flavor than ever before every Thursday through Sunday, until May 8.

This year at Orlando’s largest theme park food festival, foodies and families alike can enjoy over 200 chef-and mixologist-curated tastes inspired by cultures from across the Seven Seas.

In addition to taste from around the world, you can catch a concert, included with your theme park admission, from Justin Moore at Bayside Stadium on Saturday, February 5th at 7:00 pm.

SeaWorld Orlando IceBreaker Annual Passholder Preview Dates

The long-awaited Ice Breaker coaster will open officially to the public at SeaWorld Orlando on February 18, 2022.

SeaWorld Orlando Annual Passholders can experience the 1,900-foot multi-launch coaster that reaches a top speed of 52 mph with a 100-degree, 93-foot spike on select days.

  • Gold Pass Preview Dates: February 1-6
  • Silver Pass Preview Dates:February 7-13
  • Bronze Pass and Fun Card holders Preview Dates: February 14-15

Epcot International Festival of the Arts

On the Go in the Parks

Exhilarating adventures in the visual, culinary, and performing arts await guests at the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts happening daily through February 21, 2022.

Throughout the festival’s run, chefs showcase dishes inspired by art movements, visual masterpieces come to life and Broadway stars sing beloved show tunes in a celebration of performance art that’s sure to captivate festivalgoers as only Disney can.

On the Go in the Parks Disney on Broadway Epcot International Festival of the Arts

This weekend’s Disney on Broadway Concert Series features performances from:

  • Heidi Blickenstaff (Freaky Friday, The Little Mermaid) and Robert Creighton (Frozen): February 4
  • Kara Lindsay (Newsies) and Dan DeLuca (Newsies): February 5 and 6

PirateFest at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGOLAND FLORIDA_PirateFest Weekends
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

Captain Redbeard and his crew return to shore for PirateFest Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida Resort for select consecutive weekends.

During the event, families can immerse themselves in the ultimate pirate-packed day of play, including exclusive character meet-and-greets, exciting entertainment, LEGO builds, and specialty food– plus, it’s all included in theme park admission.

Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras 2022 On the Go in the Parks

Let the Good Times Roll with Busch Gardens Mardi Gras, select dates from through March 6.

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style live music and New Orleans-inspired entertainment. Catch some festival beads from strolling performers throughout the day, and get caught up in the fun as you dance through spacious walkways. Feast like kings and queens on classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay.

Real Music Concerts at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest-running concert series returns with an all-new the Real Music Concert series, Tuesday – Sunday until February 27.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest-running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes, musical performances, and chart-topping artists from the greatest musical eras.

Grab a seat in the climate-controlled Stanleyville Theater and see these memorable acts live at Busch Gardens Tampa.  

HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS: THE BOB SEGER EXPERIENCE ~ FEBRUARY 1 – 6

Hollywood Nights – The Bob Seger Experience is the ultimate tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. This 9-piece New Jersey-based powerhouse has set out to re-create everything about Bob and his music right down to the smallest detail. Determined to leave no stone unturned, Hollywood Nights even tours with a baby grand piano. The band prides itself on continuing the amazing groundwork laid down by Bob over the past 30 years. They share the belief that only Bob and his fans have come to know, learn, and love: Represent the voice of every fan, his or her values, working-class background, and the love of rock ‘n’ roll. If you are a true Bob Seger fan, you won’t want to miss Hollywood Nights

Florida Resident Savings On the Go in the Parks

Who doesn’t love saving when you are On the Go in the Parks???

Check out these Florida Resident exclusive ticket deals!

Walt Disney World

FL Resident Weekday Magic

Florida Resident Disney Weekday Magic Tickets: Enjoy 2 days of theme park fun for $149, plus tax.

Florida Resident Annual Passes: Enjoy the magic all year long with an Annual Pass. Florida Resident Disney Pixie Dust Pass is $19 per month, plus down payment.

Save 40% on a 4-Day Ticket: Florida Residents can experience the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks and save big on tickets!

Universal Orlando Resort

Mardi Gras Universal Orlando Resort

Get 2 days free with a 2-Park 2-Day Ticket and experience 4 days total at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Ticket Offer Details:

  • Purchase By: March 31, 2022
  • When to Go: Now – June 30, 2022
  • NO BLOCKOUT DATES
  • Can be used on non-consecutive days.
  • Prices Vary by Day and Season: Check the pricing calendar for specific travel dates (price determined by date of first visit)
  • Online Only. Offer not available at the front gate.
  • Valid Florida photo ID required.
  • Restrictions apply.

Add a day at Volcano Bay for only $29 more!

SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando Welcome Harbour Vertical

There are SOOOOO many great SeaWorld Orlando ticket, fun card, and annual pass discounts you are sure to find a deal that fits your needs!!!

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove Shark Swim

LIMITED-TIME OFFER: SAVE 20% + COMPLIMENTARY DRINK PACKAGE

Florida Residents, enjoy year-round 20% savings and, for a limited time,  receive a complimentary premium drink package (a $40 value) with your booking. 

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On the Go in the Parks: January 29-30, 2022

If you are on the Go in the Parks from January 29 to 30, 2022, you are sure to find fun for the entire family and great deals!

On the Go in the Parks: January 29-30, 2022

Elmo’s Birthday Celebration

SeaWorld Orlando Elmo's Birthday Celebration 2020

Celebrate Elmo’s Birthday Party at SeaWorld Orlando daily, January 29 through February 3, with meet-and-greets, a family-friendly DJ, photo opportunities with your favorite furry friends, and even more surprises in select locations around Sesame Street Land! 

Rock the Universe at Universal Studios Florida

On the Go in the Parks Rock the Universe 2022

Fans and youth groups can once again come together at Florida’s biggest Christian music festival to enjoy gripping performances by some of Christian music’s top artists, powerful worship experiences, and thrilling theme park attractions during an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun at Universal Studios Florida, from January 28-30.

Epcot International Festival of the Arts

On the Go in the Parks

Exhilarating adventures in the visual, culinary, and performing arts await guests at the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts happening daily through February 21, 2022.

Throughout the festival’s run, chefs showcase dishes inspired by art movements, visual masterpieces come to life and Broadway stars sing beloved show tunes in a celebration of performance art that’s sure to captivate festivalgoers as only Disney can.

On the Go in the Parks Disney on Broadway Epcot International Festival of the Arts

This weekend’s Disney on Broadway Concert Series features performances from:

  • Kara Lindsay (Newsies) and Dan DeLuca (Newsies): January 28 through 29
  • Heidi Blickenstaff (Freaky Friday, The Little Mermaid) and Robert Creighton (Frozen): January 30 through 31

PirateFest at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGOLAND FLORIDA_PirateFest Weekends
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

Captain Redbeard and his crew return to shore for PirateFest Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida Resort for select consecutive weekends.

During the event, families can immerse themselves in the ultimate pirate-packed day of play, including exclusive character meet-and-greets, exciting entertainment, LEGO builds, and specialty food– plus, it’s all included in theme park admission.

Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras 2022 On the Go in the Parks

Let the Good Times Roll with Busch Gardens Mardi Gras, select dates from through March 6.

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style live music and New Orleans-inspired entertainment. Catch some festival beads from strolling performers throughout the day, and get caught up in the fun as you dance through spacious walkways. Feast like kings and queens on classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay.

Real Music Concerts at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest-running concert series returns with an all-new the Real Music Concert series, Tuesday – Sunday until February 27.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest-running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes, musical performances, and chart-topping artists from the greatest musical eras.

Grab a seat in the climate-controlled Stanleyville Theater and see these memorable acts live at Busch Gardens Tampa.  

All-4-One
ALL-4-ONE ~ JANUARY 25 – 30

If you’ve ever been in love, then you’ve heard the name All-4- One and their timeless songs “I Swear”, “I Can Love You Like That”, “So Much In Love”, “ I Turn To You”, “These Arms”, “Beautiful As You” and much more. The Grammy Award Winning group All-4-One is internationally known for making beautiful love songs that not only chart radio airwaves, but also garner countless awards.

Florida Resident Savings

Walt Disney World

FL Resident Weekday Magic

Florida Resident Disney Weekday Magic Tickets: Enjoy 2 days of theme park fun for $149, plus tax.

Florida Resident Annual Passes: Enjoy the magic all year long with an Annual Pass. Florida Resident Disney Pixie Dust Pass is $19 per month, plus down payment.

Save 40% on a 4-Day Ticket: Florida Residents can experience the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks and save big on tickets!

Universal Orlando Resort

Mardi Gras Universal Orlando Resort

Get 2 days free with a 2-Park 2-Day Ticket and experience 4 days total at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Ticket Offer Details:

  • Purchase By: March 31, 2022
  • When to Go: Now – June 30, 2022
  • NO BLOCKOUT DATES
  • Can be used on non-consecutive days.
  • Prices Vary by Day and Season: Check the pricing calendar for specific travel dates (price determined by date of first visit)
  • Online Only. Offer not available at the front gate.
  • Valid Florida photo ID required.
  • Restrictions apply.

Add a day at Volcano Bay for only $29 more!

SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando Welcome Harbour Vertical

There are SOOOOO many great SeaWorld Orlando ticket, fun card, and annual pass discounts you are sure to find a deal that fits your needs!!!

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove Shark Swim

LIMITED-TIME OFFER: SAVE 20% + COMPLIMENTARY DRINK PACKAGE

Florida Residents, enjoy year-round 20% savings and, for a limited time,  receive a complimentary premium drink package (a $40 value) with your booking. 

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On the Go in the Parks: New in 2022

2022 will be an amazing year On the Go in the Parks as new thrills, immersive experiences, interactive technology, beautiful venues, and out-of-this-world fun joins the return of fan favorites.

On the Go in the Parks: New in 2022

Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary celebration will continue in 2022, with new and returning experiences coming to all of the theme parks and beyond.

On the Go in the Parks New in 2022 Cosmic Rewind Poster

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, EPCOT’s first “other-world” showcase pavilion opening in the summer, will feature a new storytelling coaster that rotates 360 degrees to focus on the action, including the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will debut the all-new “Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond,” which will be a reimagined stage show set in the timeline of the Finding Dory film.

On the Go in the Parks New in 2022 Connections Cafe

A new quick-service restaurant, Connections Café and Eatery, debuting in the World Celebration neighborhood of EPCOT as part of the park’s ongoing transformation.

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Walt Disney World’s immersive Star Wars-themed hotel, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, will open on March 1, 2022, inviting guests aboard the starship Halcyon for an all-inclusive experience that puts them into the immersive world of Star Wars.

MagicBand+

MagicBand+ will be available for purchase beginning this year, retaining existing MagicBand features, like park and guest room entry, retail, dining, and Disney PhotoPass, while adding new functionality to interact with experiences in the parks and beyond.

“Fantasmic!” will be returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2022 with an all-new sequence featuring live performers, stunts, special effects, and more!

At the Magic Kingdom Park, your favorite Disney friends will continue to make their return with enhanced experiences!

“Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire” will return to the Cinderella Castle Forecourt stage with favorite scenes from the previous version of the show plus a new opening and a new finale with Mickey Mouse and all his friends in their 50th Anniversary EARidescent fashions. The show will also include an all-new, original song entitled “Where the Magic Feels Like Home.”

Festival of Fantasy

The streets of the Magic Kingdom will once again be filled with beloved Disney characters and stories with the return of the Disney “Festival of Fantasy” Parade and the addition of a vibrant cavalcade.

SeaWorld Orlando Parks & Entertainment

SeaWorld Orlando Ice Breaker February 2022

Ice Breaker, SeaWorld Orlando’s first launch coaster, will open on February 18, 2022, with family-friendly thrills, including four backward and forward launches that culminate in a reverse launch with a 93-foot-tall spike with a 100-degree angle, the steepest vertical drop in Florida.

At Aquatica Orlando, Reef Plunge will zoom into Spring with a vibrant array of marine life, Commerson’s dolphins, leopard sharks, and a variety of other cold-water fish.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island Water Park

Iron Gwazi, North America’s tallest, fastest, and steepest hybrid coaster in the world, will open in March 2022, taking thrills to new heights, plunging from a 206-foot-tall peak into a 91-degree drop, a dozen airtime moments, and three inversions while reaching top speeds of 76 miles per hour.

Rapids Racer at Adventure Island water park is an experience built for two as riders race through nearly 600 feet of slide, complete with low walls to encounter your opponents throughout this side-by-side experience and the world’s first dueling saucers.

Wahoo Remix will be Adventure Island’s first waterslide to feature synchronized light and sound elements, delivering an all-new, high-energy, family raft ride experience with ultimate party vibes. Enclosed tunnels that were once dark will now glow and groove as riders zoom through over 600 feet of fun.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

On the Go in the Parks Peppa Pig Theme Park LEGOLAND Florida

The world’s first Peppa Pig Theme Park will open on February 24, 2022, at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort. This all-new standalone park will be filled with multiple rides, interactive attractions, fun live shows, themed playscapes, and water play areas for even the youngest fans.

On the Go in the Parks New in 2022 LEGOLAND Florida Pirate River Quest

Pirate River Quest, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will launch a family-friendly treasure hunt adventure through the legendary Cypress Gardens to discover the secrets protecting its canals as this all-new story unfolds brick by brick.

Beyond the Theme Parks

Steinmetz Hall

Steinmetz Hall at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has opened in the heart of downtown Orlando, and what makes this facility so special is that it achieves an N1 sound rating – the lowest level at which humans can detect sound.

Icon Park 2021 Attraction - ICON Park Slingshot

The Orlando Slingshot and Orlando Free Fall – two world-record-setting attractions – opened in early January at ICON Park on International Drive. The Orlando Slingshot, the world’s tallest slingshot, stands at 300 feet, launching riders at speeds up to 100 mph. The Orlando Free Fall at ICON Park stands at 430 feet, making it the world’s tallest free-standing drop tower.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Cosmic Quest Rendering

At Kennedy Space Center Visitor, the 50,000 square-foot, multi-level Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex will open in March 2022, featuring a showcase of NASA and commercial spacecraft hardware with immersive displays, as well as a “journey” through space, unique launch viewing opportunities, and more.

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On the Go in the Parks: December 10-12, 2021

On the Go in the parks December 10 2021
Make sure to catch the latest theme park happenings tonight at 6:08 pm during Orlando’s News and Talk with Joe Kelley on WDBO!

If you are On the Go in the Parks December 10-12, 2021, there is no way you are going to escape the holiday cheer that is filling the parks!

This weekend’s holiday highlight is that you can now meet Earl the Squirrel at Universal Studios Florida starting December 11, 2021!

Universal Orlando Earl the Squirrel

On the Go in the Parks: December 10-12, 2021

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays
Epcot International Festival of Holidays Must Do’s and Tips 2018

You can celebrate holidays from around the world without leaving EPCOT daily until December 30, 2021, during the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays!

The event, included with theme park admission, is a yuletide wonderland that will immerse you in the wondrous sights, sounds, and flavors celebrated by cultures near and far.

The highlight of each night is the Candlelight Processional where a celebrity narrator tells the story of Christmas, recounting the biblical tale of a savior born in Bethlehem.

Woven into the production are stirring songs of hope and joy performed by the orchestra and massed choir. I promise you it will give you goosebumps!!!

This weekend there are two celebrity narrators:

  • Bart Millard: December 10
  • Lisa Ling: December 11 through December 13
Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida
Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021

The Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida presented by Hallmark Channel is the jolliest event of the year!

This year’s celebration features new seasonal entertainment, exclusive character meet-and-greets, a spectacular 30-foot-tall LEGO tree, and more!

There is no better time to add a little LEGO magic to your family vacation and build memories to last a lifetime — plus, it’s all included in general admission.

Holidays at the Universal Orlando Resort
Guide to the Holidays at the Universal Orlando Resort 2021


The holidays are epic at the Universal Orlando Resort as they fill 51 days and nights with bigger and louder holiday traditions and characters daily through January 2, 2022.

Guests can once again experience nonstop holiday cheer as they join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, meet the maven of mischief himself, The Grinch, during Grinchmas, and experience the larger-than-life return of Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s.

Make sure you keep an eye out for pop-up holiday surprise performances around Universal Studios Florida!!!

The best holiday gift of all? It’s all included with theme park admission.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2021

The SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration festivities on select days until January 2, 2021!

For 2021 SeaWorld Orlando has been transformed into a winter wonderland with more than 3 million sparkling lights to welcome a new holiday entertainment and fireworks finale while returning favorites will bring a smile to your heart!

New to this year’s celebration:

  • Each Christmas Celebration night, SeaWorld Orlando celebrates the season during Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale, featuring soaring fountains, dazzling lights, and festive fireworks, choreographed to joyous holiday musical favorites.
  • Join Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe as they help Elmo find his Christmas wish!
  • See a variety of talented acts take to the Nautilus Theater stage to bring the spirit of the season to life during the Sounds of the Season Concert Series on through January 2, 2022.

Most SeaWorld Christmas Celebration activities are included with your theme park admission.

Christmas at the Gaylord Palms

This year during Christmas at Gaylord Palms, guests can explore acres of twinkling lights and decorations and more than 12 hours of exciting holiday activities, shows, and events until January 2, 2022.

‘Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf’ is the marquee attraction, and if you are a fan of the films you are going to want to experience this interactive wonderland and help Santa power up the Kringle 3000!

Also new this year are the ‘Cirque: Spirit of Christmas’ and ‘Shine’ shows in the resort’s iconic atrium.

The resort is packed with #SoMuchChristmas!!!!

Disney Very Merriest After Hours
On the Go in the Parks

This holiday season Disney Very Merriest After Hours event will fill the Magic Kingdom with special characters, entertainment, fireworks, and more on select nights until December 21, 2021

This weekend’s event dates are:

  • December 2021:  10 and 12
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is ringing in the holiday season with Christmas Town daily until January 2, 2022.

This year’s celebration is the biggest and brightest yet with millions of twinkling holiday lights throughout the park’s 335 acres, spectacular fireworks, and a brand-new experience with Santa that will create merry memories for guests of all ages.

Included in park admission, the award-winning holiday event features all-new activities for the whole family as well as returning favorites!

Night of a Million Lights

Give Kids the World Village, located in Kissimmee, is a truly magical place, and during the Night of a Million Lights Holiday Light Spectacular, the 89-acre nonprofit resort is an enchanting and joyful winter wonderland from Friday, November 12, 2021, through Sunday, January 2, 2022!

Guests can explore a sparkling tree trail; view larger-than-life holiday displays; take photos at one-of-a-kind step-in frames and backdrops; and enjoy a guided storytelling tour of 100 magnificently lit villas from the comfort of a tram, included in the price of the ticket.

Tickets are on sale now at www.gktw.org/lights, enabling guests to immerse themselves in an exquisitely decorated fairytale neighborhood that wish families call home during their stays.

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On the Go in the Parks: December 3-5, 2021

On the Go in the parks December 3 2021

Make sure to catch the latest theme park happenings tonight at 6:08 pm during Orlando’s News and Talk with Joe Kelley on WDBO!

If you are On the Go in the Parks December 3-5, 2021, there is no way you are going to escape the holida cheer that is filling the parks!

On the Go in the Parks: December 3-5, 2021

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays
Epcot International Festival of Holidays Must Do’s and Tips 2018

You can celebrate holidays from around the world without leaving EPCOT daily until December 30, 2021, during the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays!

The event, included with theme park admission, is a yuletide wonderland that will immerse you in the wondrous sights, sounds, and flavors celebrated by cultures near and far.

The highlight of each night is the Candlelight Processional where a celebrity narrator tells the story of Christmas, recounting the biblical tale of a savior born in Bethlehem.

Woven into the production are stirring songs of hope and joy performed by the orchestra and massed choir. I promise you it will give you goosebumps!!!

This weekend’s narrator is Disney Legend Jodi Benson!

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida
Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021

The Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida presented by Hallmark Channel is the jolliest event of the year!

This year’s celebration features new seasonal entertainment, exclusive character meet-and-greets, a spectacular 30-foot-tall LEGO tree, and more!

There is no better time to add a little LEGO magic to your family vacation and build memories to last a lifetime — plus, it’s all included in general admission.

Holidays at the Universal Orlando Resort
Guide to the Holidays at the Universal Orlando Resort 2021


The holidays are epic at the Universal Orlando Resort as they fill 51 days and nights with bigger and louder holiday traditions and characters daily through January 2, 2022.

Guests can once again experience nonstop holiday cheer as they join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, meet the maven of mischief himself, The Grinch, during Grinchmas, and experience the larger-than-life return of Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s.

Make sure you keep an eye out for pop-up holiday surprise performances around Universal Studios Florida!!!

The best holiday gift of all? It’s all included with theme park admission.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2021

The SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration festivities on select days until January 2, 2021!

For 2021 SeaWorld Orlando has been transformed into a winter wonderland with more than 3 million sparkling lights to welcome a new holiday entertainment and fireworks finale while returning favorites will bring a smile to your heart!

New to this year’s celebration:

  • Each Christmas Celebration night, SeaWorld Orlando celebrates the season during Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale, featuring soaring fountains, dazzling lights, and festive fireworks, choreographed to joyous holiday musical favorites.
  • Join Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe as they help Elmo find his Christmas wish!
  • See a variety of talented acts take to the Nautilus Theater stage to bring the spirit of the season to life during the Sounds of the Season Concert Series on through January 2, 2022.

Most SeaWorld Christmas Celebration activities are included with your theme park admission.

Christmas at the Gaylord Palms

This year during Christmas at Gaylord Palms, guests can explore acres of twinkling lights and decorations and more than 12 hours of exciting holiday activities, shows, and events until January 2, 2022.

‘Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf’ is the marquee attraction, and if you are a fan of the films you are going to want to experience this interactive wonderland and help Santa power up the Kringle 3000!

Also new this year are the ‘Cirque: Spirit of Christmas’ and ‘Shine’ shows in the resort’s iconic atrium.

The resort is packed with #SoMuchChristmas!!!!

Disney Very Merriest After Hours
On the Go in the Parks

This holiday season Disney Very Merriest After Hours event will fill the Magic Kingdom with special characters, entertainment, fireworks, and more on select nights until December 21, 2021

This weekend’s event dates are:

  • December 2021:  3 and 5
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is ringing in the holiday season with Christmas Town daily until January 2, 2022.

This year’s celebration is the biggest and brightest yet with millions of twinkling holiday lights throughout the park’s 335 acres, spectacular fireworks, and a brand-new experience with Santa that will create merry memories for guests of all ages.

Included in park admission, the award-winning holiday event features all-new activities for the whole family as well as returning favorites!

Night of a Million Lights

Give Kids the World Village, located in Kissimmee, is a truly magical place, and during the Night of a Million Lights Holiday Light Spectacular, the 89-acre nonprofit resort is an enchanting and joyful winter wonderland from Friday, November 12, 2021, through Sunday, January 2, 2022!

Guests can explore a sparkling tree trail; view larger-than-life holiday displays; take photos at one-of-a-kind step-in frames and backdrops; and enjoy a guided storytelling tour of 100 magnificently lit villas from the comfort of a tram, included in the price of the ticket.

Tickets are on sale now at www.gktw.org/lights, enabling guests to immerse themselves in an exquisitely decorated fairytale neighborhood that wish families call home during their stays.

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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida Have More Holly Jolly Fun

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021

The Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida presented by Hallmark Channel is the jolliest event of the year!

This year’s celebration features new seasonal entertainment, exclusive character meet-and-greets, a spectacular 30-foot-tall LEGO tree, and more!

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 Family with Christmas Tree
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

There is no better time to add a little LEGO magic to your family vacation and build memories to last a lifetime — plus, it’s all included in general admission.

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida Event Dates

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 with Santa
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

HOLIDAYS at LEGOLAND Florida presented by Hallmark Channel will run November 26-28, December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 24-31 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Then the park will have an extra hour of festive fun when the park closes at 8 p.m. on December 26-31, when the nightly Kids’ New Year’s Eve fireworks return!

Take “Elfies” with Holiday LEGO Friends + Builds

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 Elfie

It would not be the holiday season without a memorable family photo! 

Guests can enjoy exclusive LEGO character meet and greets with holiday friends such as LEGO Gingerbread Man and the “man and Minifigure” himself, LEGO Santa.

Even Emmet, Lucy, and Unikitty from THE LEGO MOVIE will be decked out in their best holiday attire and ready for some epic socially distanced selfies.

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 Unikitty
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

There are also plenty of bricktastic seasonal builds around every corner of the park, providing you with the holliest and jolliest photo spots.

Rock Around the LEGO Tree

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 Snowy Christmas Tree
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland for LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Located in the heart of LEGO City, the giant LEGO tree comes to life each event evening with dazzling lights that dance along to holiday tunes.

For the first time, guests can enjoy this interactive spectacle in full 360-degrees, making it a magical experience from every angle.

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida Enterntainment “Sleighs”

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 Very Merry Mix Up
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

A Brand-new original stage show will add even more holiday joy this season, as well as the return of fan-favorite, The Very Merry Mix-Up, where Mrs. Claus’s crew of holiday helpers return for some frosty fun with the help of LEGO Gingerbread Man inside the LEGOLAND Fun Town Theater.

The Holiday Village Postal Service Returns

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida 2021 Village Postal Service
PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland

Children can handwrite letters to LEGO Santa in this whimsical, interactive post office experience.

Once their letter is complete, families can watch their letter get magically sent to the North Pole through digital screens.

Kids’ New Year’s Eve Celebration

Holidays at   Florida 2021 Kids NYE Fireworks
PHOTO / LEGOLAND Florida, Merlin Entertainments Group, Chip Litherland

Ring in 2022 with Kids’ New Year’s Eve fireworks!

Colorful bursts of LEGO bricks light the night sky over Lake Eloise, at a kid-friendly time of 8 p.m. every night from December 26 to December 31.

Don’t Miss LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s Black Friday Sale

LEGOLAND Florida Preschooler Pass Park Entrance with Family
PHOTO / CHIP LITHERLAND

The biggest sale of the year is arriving later this month!

Sign up today to be the first to snag the newest deals: https://www.legoland.com/florida/newsletter/black-friday-2021/

This can’t-miss event, along with the return of PirateFest Weekends in January 2022, is included with LEGOLAND Theme Park general admission and select Annual Passes, starting at less than $11/month with a small down payment. 

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On the Go in the Parks: October 29-31, 2021

On the Go in the parks October 10 29 2021

Make sure to catch the Theme Park Roundup tonight at 6:08 pm during Orlando’s News and Talk with Joe Kelley on WDBO!

This weekend marks the end of the Halloween and spooky season for those on the go in the parks October 29-31, 2021.

While I am going to be super sad to see my favorite time of the year come to a close, I am happy because it means the holiday festivities are just around the corner!!!

On the Go in the Parks: October 29-31, 2021

Halloween Horror Nights
HHN 30 Full Lineup On the Go in the Parks

Halloween Horror Nights has returned to the Universal Studios Resort Orlando daring guests and celebrating 30 years of fear on select nights through October 31.

For its highly-anticipated return, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights is unleashing a legion of horror legends, pop culture greats, and haunting original stories – many from the event’s esteemed history – in 10 disturbingly realistic haunted houses, five nightmarish scare zones, and outrageous live entertainment, with diabolical surprises lurking around every corner…

Halloween Horror Nights is a separately ticketed event you won’t want to miss. This is my #1 Halloween event in Central Florida!!!!!

Halloween Horror Night Tribute Store

The Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store has returned with great merchandise and gems of Halloween Horror Nights passed.

If you can’t make it to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida this weekend, this is a great way to get a taste of the event every day!

Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida
LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat Event Guide

The LEGOLAND Florida Resort has announced that is bringing back the spooky, kooky fun of Brick or Treat every weekend in October.

Brick or Treat activities include trick or treating around the Theme Park complete with frightfully fun character interactions, larger-than-afterlife LEGO builds, and meet-and-greet opportunities with ghoulish LEGO characters making appearances on event dates only.

BRICK OR TREAT happens Saturdays and Sundays on October 30 and 31, 2021.

Halloween Spooktacular
Halloween Spooktacular SeaWorld Orlando Halloween 2020 On the Go

Halloween Spooktacular is back at SeaWorld Orlando with candy, costumes, with your favorite Sesame Street friends, and plenty of spooky surprises.

SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular is a daytime event that runs weekends until October 31st, making it the perfect place for families to celebrate Halloween!

Kid’s will enjoy trick-or-treating, colorful characters, spooky stories, and a Halloween dance party to moments with furry friends like Count von Count, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and more.

The best treat of all? SeaWorld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular is included with your theme park admission!

Howl-O-Scream @ SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando Howl O Scream 2021

A new terror has surfaced, and there’s nowhere to hide. Howl-O-Scream has washed ashore at SeaWorld Orlando, and this time, the fear is everywhere.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you’ve entered a house of horrors. Deepen the thrill with a nighttime coaster ride. Quench your thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show.

Above all, try to resist the haunting song of the one who has emerged from the lake. Evil is calling—with a howl and a scream.

Howl-O-Scream @ Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream 2021

Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever for 28 killer nights with scare zones and haunted houses, including THREE ALL-NEW haunted house experiences.

Fear returns to its most immersive form with the return of iconic horror-filled haunted houses to terrify guests at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream, Tampa Bay’s BIGGEST haunt event. Park guests will find nowhere to hide as zombies, deranged clowns, werewolves, and new surprises stalk their prey throughout eight scare zones, and unpredictable roaming hordes lurk in the darkness.

Beyond the haunts, killer entertainment can be found on stage with “Fiends!” returning to the Festival Field and last year’s best-kept-secret “The Rolling Bones” performing electrifying rock covers at Dragon Fire Grill. 

SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival
SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Craft Beer Festival

The SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival is returning with more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays, until October 31st.

Guests can sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local Florida favorites, plus savor more than 20 food items expertly paired to match their preferred brew.

And to top it all off, festive entertainment will keep the party going all day long. This is the one craft beer celebration guests won’t want to miss. 

Busch Gardens Bier Fest
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Bierfest 2020 Howl-O-Scream Halloween

During the fourth year of Bier Fest at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests can sip seasonal beverage offerings and savor new recipes featuring fan-favorite breweries.

Beer flows through the park on an all-new beer trail, weaving between iconic coasters, local live music, and fascinating animal habitats while incorporating fan-favorite restaurants and outdoor culinary stations, including the new Giraffe Bar.

This year, park guests can toast to new adventures each Friday through Sunday until October 31.

The World’s Most Magical Celebration

Walt Disney World 50th World's Most Magical Celebration
Matt Stroshane, photographer

The World’s Most Magical Celebration has kicked off at the Walt Disney World Resort with new nighttime spectaculars at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in EPCOT, nighttime Beacons of Magic, exclusive celebration merchandise, delicious dishes, bubbly beverages, and more!

Food and Wine Festival is underway at Walt Disney World 
Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2021 Pinterest On the Go in the Parks

The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is underway at Walt Disney World with delicious dishes, fun for families, and entertainment for the entire family until November 20th!

The festival celebrates the best of food and drink with more than 20 festival-exclusive global marketplaces open now and even more coming in the fall!

In addition to all the classics and fan favorites, there are SEVEN new marketplaces:

  • The Noodle Exchange (Near Traveler’s Café)
  • Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
  • The Rotunda Bistro (American Adventure Rotunda)
  • The Swanky Saucy Swine (Near Disney Traders)
  • Brew-Wing at the EPCOT Experience
  • Lobster Landing (Near Mission: SPACE)
  • Mac & Eats (Near Mission: SPACE)

Don’t forget to see EPCOT Forever fireworks at the close of every day!

Disney After Hours Boo Bash
Disney After Hours Boo Bash 2021

This weekend’s Disney After Hours Boo Bash Dates:

  • Friday, October 29, 2021
  • Sunday, October 31, 2021

Disney’s After Hours Boo Bash is a special ticketed event that takes place at the Magic Kingdom on select nights until October 31, 2021, and like any new event, and I am sharing what you should know before you go to make the most of your Halloween fun!

Theme Park Reservation & Mask Policies

Walt Disney World

  • Walt Disney World has updated their mask policy for guests ages 2 and up

– Masks are required regardless of vaccination status
– Masks must be worn while indoors
– Masks must be worn on Disney buses, monorails, and Disney Skyliner
– The new policy includes attractions & their queues
– Masks remain optional in outdoor common areas

  • Walt Disney World has opened up more Park Pass availability for summer visits to the park. So while you still need a reservation to enter the parks, it is now easier to snag one.

SeaWorld Orlando

  • In accordance with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) and the recommendations of local officials, face coverings are recommended to be worn in designated, indoor spaces regardless of the vaccination status of SeaWorld Orlando guests and employees.
  • The CDC has indicated that fully vaccinated people can be in outdoor areas without the need for a face covering.
  • The CDC still recommends that people get fully vaccinated and that unvaccinated people use preventative measures such as face coverings and social distancing.
  • For special interactions with certain animals, unvaccinated people will be required to wear a face covering.
  • SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica are both no longer requiring reservations…if you are planning on going to Aquatica during the weekend GET THERE EARLY as parking is running out before noon each day!

Universal Orlando

  • The Universal Orlando Resort encourages all guests to follow CDC guidelines and local directives to wear face coverings while indoors across Universal Orlando Resort.
  • Face coverings are optional while outdoors.
  • All guests are ecouraged to keep a safe distance between travel parties.
  • Universal Orlando Resort hasn’t required reservations, but you’ll want to keep an eye one their official twitter – @UniversalORL – for any capacity or operational updates
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On the Go in the Parks: October 22-24, 2021

Make sure to catch the Theme Park Roundup tonight at 6:08 pm during Orlando’s News and Talk with Joe Kelley on WDBO!

If you are On the Go in the Parks October 15-17, 2021, you are in for a frightfully fun weekend!

Disney Genie at Walt Disney World
New in 2020 - Disney Genie

The newest planning tool at Walt Disney World has launched, and I tried it out earlier this week and it was a great time saver and super easy to use!!!

Just make sure that you have updated your My Disney Experience App, linked up your annual passes or tickets, and have plenty of data!!!

On the Go in the Parks: October 22-24, 2021

The World’s Most Magical Celebration

Walt Disney World 50th World's Most Magical Celebration
Matt Stroshane, photographer

The World’s Most Magical Celebration has kicked off at the Walt Disney World Resort with new nighttime spectaculars at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in EPCOT, nighttime Beacons of Magic, exclusive celebration merchandise, delicious dishes, bubbly beverages, and more!

Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida
LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat Event Guide

The LEGOLAND Florida Resort has announced that is bringing back the spooky, kooky fun of Brick or Treat every weekend in October.

Brick or Treat activities include trick or treating around the Theme Park complete with frightfully fun character interactions, larger-than-afterlife LEGO builds, and meet-and-greet opportunities with ghoulish LEGO characters making appearances on event dates only.

BRICK OR TREAT happens Saturdays and Sundays on October 23-24, and 30-31.

Halloween Spooktacular
Halloween Spooktacular SeaWorld Orlando Halloween 2020 On the Go

Halloween Spooktacular is back at SeaWorld Orlando with candy, costumes, with your favorite Sesame Street friends, and plenty of spooky surprises.

SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular is a daytime event that runs weekends until October 31st, making it the perfect place for families to celebrate Halloween!

Kid’s will enjoy trick-or-treating, colorful characters, spooky stories, and a Halloween dance party to moments with furry friends like Count von Count, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and more.

The best treat of all? SeaWorld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular is included with your theme park admission!

Howl-O-Scream @ SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando Howl O Scream 2021

A new terror has surfaced, and there’s nowhere to hide. Howl-O-Scream has washed ashore at SeaWorld Orlando, and this time, the fear is everywhere.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you’ve entered a house of horrors. Deepen the thrill with a nighttime coaster ride. Quench your thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show.

Above all, try to resist the haunting song of the one who has emerged from the lake. Evil is calling—with a howl and a scream.

Howl-O-Scream @ Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream 2021

Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever for 28 killer nights with scare zones and haunted houses, including THREE ALL-NEW haunted house experiences.

Fear returns to its most immersive form with the return of iconic horror-filled haunted houses to terrify guests at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream, Tampa Bay’s BIGGEST haunt event. Park guests will find nowhere to hide as zombies, deranged clowns, werewolves, and new surprises stalk their prey throughout eight scare zones, and unpredictable roaming hordes lurk in the darkness.

Beyond the haunts, killer entertainment can be found on stage with “Fiends!” returning to the Festival Field and last year’s best-kept-secret “The Rolling Bones” performing electrifying rock covers at Dragon Fire Grill. 

Halloween Horror Nights
HHN 30 Full Lineup On the Go in the Parks

Halloween Horror Nights has returned to the Universal Studios Resort Orlando daring guests and celebrating 30 years of fear on select nights through October 31.

For its highly-anticipated return, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights is unleashing a legion of horror legends, pop culture greats, and haunting original stories – many from the event’s esteemed history – in 10 disturbingly realistic haunted houses, five nightmarish scare zones, and outrageous live entertainment, with diabolical surprises lurking around every corner…

Halloween Horror Nights is a separately ticketed event you won’t want to miss. This is my #1 Halloween event in Central Florida!!!!!

Halloween Horror Night Tribute Store

The Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store has returned with great merchandise and gems of Halloween Horror Nights passed.

If you can’t make it to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida, this is a great way to get a taste of the event every day!

SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival
SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Craft Beer Festival

The SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival is returning with more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays, until October 31st.

Guests can sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local Florida favorites, plus savor more than 20 food items expertly paired to match their preferred brew.

And to top it all off, festive entertainment will keep the party going all day long. This is the one craft beer celebration guests won’t want to miss. 

Busch Gardens Bier Fest
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Bierfest 2020 Howl-O-Scream Halloween

During the fourth year of Bier Fest at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests can sip seasonal beverage offerings and savor new recipes featuring fan-favorite breweries.

Beer flows through the park on an all-new beer trail, weaving between iconic coasters, local live music, and fascinating animal habitats while incorporating fan-favorite restaurants and outdoor culinary stations, including the new Giraffe Bar.

This year, park guests can toast to new adventures each Friday through Sunday until October 31.

Food and Wine Festival is underway at Walt Disney World 
Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2021 Pinterest On the Go in the Parks

The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is underway at Walt Disney World with delicious dishes, fun for families, and entertainment for the entire family until November 20th!

The festival celebrates the best of food and drink with more than 20 festival-exclusive global marketplaces open now and even more coming in the fall!

In addition to all the classics and fan favorites, there are SEVEN new marketplaces:

  • The Noodle Exchange (Near Traveler’s Café)
  • Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
  • The Rotunda Bistro (American Adventure Rotunda)
  • The Swanky Saucy Swine (Near Disney Traders)
  • Brew-Wing at the EPCOT Experience
  • Lobster Landing (Near Mission: SPACE)
  • Mac & Eats (Near Mission: SPACE)

Don’t forget to see EPCOT Forever fireworks at the close of every day!

Disney After Hours Boo Bash
Disney After Hours Boo Bash 2021

This weekend’s Disney After Hours Boo Bash Dates:

  • Friday, October 22, 2021
  • Sunday, October 24, 2021
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Disney’s After Hours Boo Bash is a special ticketed event that takes place at the Magic Kingdom on select nights until October 31, 2021, and like any new event, and I am sharing what you should know before you go to make the most of your Halloween fun!

Theme Park Reservation & Mask Policies

Walt Disney World

  • Walt Disney World has updated their mask policy for guests ages 2 and up

– Masks are required regardless of vaccination status
– Masks must be worn while indoors
– Masks must be worn on Disney buses, monorails, and Disney Skyliner
– The new policy includes attractions & their queues
– Masks remain optional in outdoor common areas

  • Walt Disney World has opened up more Park Pass availability for summer visits to the park. So while you still need a reservation to enter the parks, it is now easier to snag one.

SeaWorld Orlando

  • In accordance with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) and the recommendations of local officials, face coverings are recommended to be worn in designated, indoor spaces regardless of the vaccination status of SeaWorld Orlando guests and employees.
  • The CDC has indicated that fully vaccinated people can be in outdoor areas without the need for a face covering.
  • The CDC still recommends that people get fully vaccinated and that unvaccinated people use preventative measures such as face coverings and social distancing.
  • For special interactions with certain animals, unvaccinated people will be required to wear a face covering.
  • SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica are both no longer requiring reservations…if you are planning on going to Aquatica during the weekend GET THERE EARLY as parking is running out before noon each day!

Universal Orlando

  • The Universal Orlando Resort encourages all guests to follow CDC guidelines and local directives to wear face coverings while indoors across Universal Orlando Resort.
  • Face coverings are optional while outdoors.
  • All guests are ecouraged to keep a safe distance between travel parties.
  • Universal Orlando Resort hasn’t required reservations, but you’ll want to keep an eye one their official twitter – @UniversalORL – for any capacity or operational updates
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On the Go in the Parks: October 15-17, 2021

On the Go in the parks October 10 15 2021

Make sure to catch the Theme Park Roundup tonight at 6:08 pm during Orlando’s News and Talk with Joe Kelley on WDBO!

Get ready full of celebrations of anniversaries, fall, and more when you are On the Go in the Parks from October 15-17, 2021!

LEGOLAND Florida Celebrates 10 Years of AWESOME

The LEGOLAND Florida Resort is commemorating ten awesome years with a new attraction opening, a birthday celebration day, the reopening of MINILAND, and the return of fireworks at Brick or Treat!

Last Call for Visit Orlando Magical Dining
Visit Orlando Magical Dining

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is back to showcase some of Orlando’s best cuisine while supporting local restaurants and charities from August 27 to October 17.

During this year’s Foodie dream, more than 80 of Orlando’s fine dining restaurants will offer a $37 three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu.

On the Go in the Parks, you can find Magical Dining goodness at:

Universal Orlando Resort

  • Amatista Cookhouse – Loess Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando Resort
  • The Kitchen – Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
  • Mama Della’s Ristorante – Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort
  • Islands Dining Room – Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando Resort

Walt Disney World Resort Area

  • Il Mulino New York Trattoria – Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
  • Todd English’s Bluezoo – Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
  • Terralina Crafted Italian – Disney Springs
  • Paddlefish – Disney Springs
  • Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill – Disney Springs
  • Jaleo – Disney Springs
  • Deep Blu Seafood Grille – Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek
  • La Luce – Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
  • The Venetian Chop House – Caribe Royale

Reservations are encouraged, and when you arrive at the dining location make sure to ask for the Magical Dining Menu as you are seated.

On the Go in the Parks: October 15-17, 2021

The World’s Most Magical Celebration

Walt Disney World 50th World's Most Magical Celebration
Matt Stroshane, photographer

The World’s Most Magical Celebration has kicked off at the Walt Disney World Resort with new nighttime spectaculars at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in EPCOT, nighttime Beacons of Magic, exclusive celebration merchandise, delicious dishes, bubbly beverages, and more!

Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida
LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat Event Guide

The LEGOLAND Florida Resort has announced that is bringing back the spooky, kooky fun of Brick or Treat every weekend in October.

Brick or Treat activities include trick or treating around the Theme Park complete with frightfully fun character interactions, larger-than-afterlife LEGO builds, and meet-and-greet opportunities with ghoulish LEGO characters making appearances on event dates only.

BRICK OR TREAT happens Saturdays and Sundays on October 16-17, 23-24, and 30-31.

Halloween Spooktacular
Halloween Spooktacular SeaWorld Orlando Halloween 2020 On the Go

Halloween Spooktacular is back at SeaWorld Orlando with candy, costumes, with your favorite Sesame Street friends, and plenty of spooky surprises.

SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular is a daytime event that runs weekends from September 18 to October 31st, making it the perfect place for families to celebrate Halloween!

Kid’s will enjoy trick-or-treating, colorful characters, spooky stories, and a Halloween dance party to moments with furry friends like Count von Count, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and more.

The best treat of all? SeaWorld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular is included with your theme park admission!

Howl-O-Scream @ SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando Howl O Scream 2021

A new terror has surfaced, and there’s nowhere to hide. Howl-O-Scream has washed ashore at SeaWorld Orlando, and this time, the fear is everywhere.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you’ve entered a house of horrors. Deepen the thrill with a nighttime coaster ride. Quench your thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show.

Above all, try to resist the haunting song of the one who has emerged from the lake. Evil is calling—with a howl and a scream.

Howl-O-Scream @ Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever for 28 killer nights with scare zones and haunted houses, including THREE ALL-NEW haunted house experiences.

Fear returns to its most immersive form with the return of iconic horror-filled haunted houses to terrify guests at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream, Tampa Bay’s BIGGEST haunt event. Park guests will find nowhere to hide as zombies, deranged clowns, werewolves, and new surprises stalk their prey throughout eight scare zones, and unpredictable roaming hordes lurk in the darkness.

Beyond the haunts, killer entertainment can be found on stage with “Fiends!” returning to the Festival Field and last year’s best-kept-secret “The Rolling Bones” performing electrifying rock covers at Dragon Fire Grill. 

Halloween Horror Nights
HHN 30 Full Lineup On the Go in the Parks

Halloween Horror Nights has returned to the Universal Studios Resort Orlando daring guests and celebrating 30 years of fear on select nights through October 31.

For its highly-anticipated return, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights is unleashing a legion of horror legends, pop culture greats, and haunting original stories – many from the event’s esteemed history – in 10 disturbingly realistic haunted houses, five nightmarish scare zones, and outrageous live entertainment, with diabolical surprises lurking around every corner…

Halloween Horror Nights is a separately ticketed event you won’t want to miss. This is my #1 Halloween event in Central Florida!!!!!

Halloween Horror Night Tribute Store

The Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store has returned with great merchandise and gems of Halloween Horror Nights passed.

If you can’t make it to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida, this is a great way to get a taste of the event every day!

SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival
SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Craft Beer Festival

The SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival is returning with more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays, until October 31st.

Guests can sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local Florida favorites, plus savor more than 20 food items expertly paired to match their preferred brew.

And to top it all off, festive entertainment will keep the party going all day long. This is the one craft beer celebration guests won’t want to miss. 

Busch Gardens Bier Fest
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Bierfest 2020 Howl-O-Scream Halloween

During the fourth year of Bier Fest at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests can sip seasonal beverage offerings and savor new recipes featuring fan-favorite breweries.

Beer flows through the park on an all-new beer trail, weaving between iconic coasters, local live music, and fascinating animal habitats while incorporating fan-favorite restaurants and outdoor culinary stations, including the new Giraffe Bar.

This year, park guests can toast to new adventures each Friday through Sunday until October 31.

Food and Wine Festival is underway at Walt Disney World 
Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2021 Pinterest On the Go in the Parks

The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is underway at Walt Disney World with delicious dishes, fun for families, and entertainment for the entire family until November 20th!

The festival celebrates the best of food and drink with more than 20 festival-exclusive global marketplaces open now and even more coming in the fall!

In addition to all the classics and fan favorites, there are SEVEN new marketplaces:

  • The Noodle Exchange (Near Traveler’s Café)
  • Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
  • The Rotunda Bistro (American Adventure Rotunda)
  • The Swanky Saucy Swine (Near Disney Traders)
  • Brew-Wing at the EPCOT Experience
  • Lobster Landing (Near Mission: SPACE)
  • Mac & Eats (Near Mission: SPACE)

Don’t forget to see EPCOT Forever fireworks at the close of every day!

Disney After Hours Boo Bash
Disney After Hours Boo Bash 2021

This weekend’s Disney After Hours Boo Bash Dates:

  • Friday, October 15, 2021
  • Sunday, October 17, 2021
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Disney’s After Hours Boo Bash is a special ticketed event that takes place at the Magic Kingdom on select nights until October 31, 2021, and like any new event, and I am sharing what you should know before you go to make the most of your Halloween fun!

Theme Park Reservation & Mask Policies

Walt Disney World

  • Walt Disney World has updated their mask policy for guests ages 2 and up

– Masks are required regardless of vaccination status
– Masks must be worn while indoors
– Masks must be worn on Disney buses, monorails, and Disney Skyliner
– The new policy includes attractions & their queues
– Masks remain optional in outdoor common areas

  • Walt Disney World has opened up more Park Pass availability for summer visits to the park. So while you still need a reservation to enter the parks, it is now easier to snag one.

SeaWorld Orlando

  • In accordance with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) and the recommendations of local officials, face coverings are recommended to be worn in designated, indoor spaces regardless of the vaccination status of SeaWorld Orlando guests and employees.
  • The CDC has indicated that fully vaccinated people can be in outdoor areas without the need for a face covering.
  • The CDC still recommends that people get fully vaccinated and that unvaccinated people use preventative measures such as face coverings and social distancing.
  • For special interactions with certain animals, unvaccinated people will be required to wear a face covering.
  • SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica are both no longer requiring reservations…if you are planning on going to Aquatica during the weekend GET THERE EARLY as parking is running out before noon each day!

Universal Orlando

  • The Universal Orlando Resort encourages all guests to follow CDC guidelines and local directives to wear face coverings while indoors across Universal Orlando Resort.
  • Face coverings are optional while outdoors.
  • All guests are ecouraged to keep a safe distance between travel parties.
  • Universal Orlando Resort hasn’t required reservations, but you’ll want to keep an eye one their official twitter – @UniversalORL – for any capacity or operational updates
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LEGOLAND Florida Celebrates 10 AWESOME Years

The LEGOLAND Florida Resort is commemorating ten awesome years with a new attraction opening, a birthday celebration day, the reopening of MINILAND, and the return of fireworks at Brick or Treat!

Awe-Summer at LEGOLAND Florida

2021 has been a yearlong party that kicked off with the debut of Brickbeard’s Watersports Stunt Show and continued with a calendar of unforgettable events, including the all-new PirateFest Weekends, LEGO Friends Weekend, LEGO NINJAGO Days, and AWE-Summer. Now, this October will include even more reasons to party at the Theme Park built for kids!

The LEGOLAND Story at LEGOLAND Florida 3
NEW! THE LEGOLAND STORY: OPENING OCTOBER 15

The LEGOLAND Story will immerse LEGO lovers in the unexpected origin story of everyone’s favorite brick. Guests will also learn about the ever-evolving theme park experience and how LEGOLAND Parks were built, brick by brick!

In this all-new attraction, LEGO history comes to life with playful, photo-worthy displays, including an original ride vehicle from Cypress Gardens’ Triple Hurricane and an interactive Minifigure trading wall. Floor-to-ceiling colorful graphics illustrate chapters of LEGO history, including the first LEGO toy ever created and the original minifigure. After exploring the walkthrough experience, guests will build alongside the Master Builders’ Workshop with hands-on brick activities that are sure to inspire the builders of tomorrow. In the Six Blue Brick Build Experience, LEGO lovers will learn how six 2 x 4 bricks can snap into more than 915 million combinations!

The official winning LEGO model from LEGO MASTERS Season Two, along with the second and third place models, is also now on display at this new attraction. Here, fans can get 360-degree views of these colorful, show-stopping masterpieces.

LEGOLAND Coffee Co.

The smell of freshly brewed coffee and fluffy pastries will fill the air in the entryway to this immersive attraction. The all-new café, LEGOLAND Coffee Co., will feature new flash-chilled iced coffee and seasonal flavors. Delicious hand-held breakfast items like tavern ham, baby swiss and egg croissant sandwiches, sundried tomato, and spinach frittata wraps, and triple-smoked bacon quiche cups are the perfect way to start a day of adventure at LEGOLAND.

BIRTHDAY BASH PARTY POP-UPS: JOIN THE PARTY OCTOBER 15

Families are invited to join in the brick-tastic birthday bash on October 15 to dance along with their favorite LEGO characters and friends. Party-packed play moments, surprise character appearances and pop-up entertainment will make this one awesome party!

You can’t have a birthday without cake, so LEGOLAND built the BIGGEST LEGO birthday cake EVER created to commemorate the big 1-0. This ginormous LEGO cake is the perfect place to snap your party picture! The more-than-20-foot cake is on display now through the end of this year.

As if that wasn’t sweet enough, our chefs cooked up something special for our big day. What’s the most famously delicious treat LEGOLAND? That’s right, Granny’s Apple Fries! Our chefs could not dream of celebrating our 10th birthday without paying homage to the fan favorite, and thus the Apple Fries Cupcake was born! Don’t be late to the party–this sweet treat will ONLY be available at Granny’s Apple Fries on our birthday, October 15. In addition to this epic birthday treat, the baristas at the all-new LEGOLAND Coffee Co. are brewing up a Birthday Cake Latte that will also only be available on October 15!

legoland florida miniland usa rendering
MINILAND REOPENING: OCTOBER 15

LEGOLAND’s most iconic area of the park underwent a cool transformation this year, and starting October 15, MINILAND will reopen with its new shade structures that will bring even more enjoyment to this beloved land.

LEGOLAND Florida Brick or Treat Event Guide
BRICK OR TREAT: SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS IN OCTOBER

Don’t miss the spookiest, kookiest trick-or-treating party of the year Saturdays and Sundays this October! Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida Resort returns with BOO-tastic fireworks and extended hours every event night. This kid-friendly event is the only time of year guests can meet exclusive classic LEGO monster characters, enjoy Halloween shows and go trick-or-treating to collect loads of candy during the ultimate kids Halloween celebration.

Be sure to see the other awesome experiences that have debuted in 2021, including an all-new 4D movie, LEGO MYTHICA – JOURNEY TO MYTHICA, new LEGOmodels throughout LEGO City, and two new LEGO build activities, Planet LEGOLAND and the LEGO Dots Build Your Art Gallery.

Don’t forget you can keep up with us as we are On the Go in the Parks and more by following @onthegoinmco on InstagramTwitterFacebook, and YouTube

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