Kings Island Camp Cedar to Open Spring 2021

Press Release from Kings Island

MASON, OH (December 12, 2020) – Construction of the $27 million Kings Island Camp Cedar is underway, and the new luxury outdoor resort is scheduled to open in the spring of 2021. The resort will feature modern lodging that will welcome Kings Island guests, families, vacationers and recreational vehicle (RV) travelers.
Kings Island Camp Cedar is owned by Small Brothers, LLC and Terra Firma Associates.

Through a uniquepartners hip and licensing agreement, Kings Island Camp Cedar will be managed by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, owner of the Kings Island amusement park. Cleveland Construction serves as the general contractor, McHarris Architects as the project architect and The Kleingers Group as the project’s civil engineer.

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SeaWorld San Diego’s Christmas Celebration Offers Unlimited Holiday Cheer at Limited Capacity Earlier than Ever Before

Press Release from Sea World San Diego

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 13, 2020) – SeaWorld’s fan-favorite Christmas Celebration is back this year with an ocean of holiday cheer across more than 100 acres of outdoor space decked with sparkling lights, decorations, holiday festivities, and an earlier start than ever before! SeaWorld is open as an accredited zoo with limited capacity and enhanced health and safety measures. From sea lions, dolphins, penguins and sea otters, to Santa Claus himself, SeaWorld’s premier Christmas event kicks off November 13 and runs on select dates through January 4, 2021.

SeaWorld is ready to ring in the holidays! Treetops will glisten with twinkling lights at the Sesame Street Christmas Village where families can enjoy physically-distanced photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite furry friends. The ALL-NEW Santa Presents: Christmas Animals Around the World outdoor presentation features live animals (including camels and reindeer), representing how the holidays are celebrated in different parts of the world.

To celebrate the season safely, SeaWorld consulted with medical experts to offer a modified event with required reservations and limited capacity. This seasonal event features open-air entertainment and experiences as well as enhanced health and safety measures, including increased cleaning and sanitation, temperature checks, face covering requirements and physical distancing. Christmas Celebration is included with park admission and is free for Pass Members and Fun Card holders. Tickets are on sale now and advance reservations are required for all visitors to manage capacity. Starting November 16, holiday shoppers can dive into some deep-sea savings with SeaWorld’s “Black Friday” deals including incredible savings on annual passes and Fun Cards.

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Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Wraps Families in The Light of the Season

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN. (November 6, 2020) — With Christmas approaching and the calendar set to turn from 2020, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas (Nov. 7 – Jan. 3, 2021) is poised to wrap guests in the warm light of timeless family traditions, new memories and joyous time spent together. Thanks in part to the glow of more than 5 million gleaming Christmas lights and a dazzling new holiday fireworks show, guests can bask in the memories of yesterday while embracing the hope of tomorrow.  

Dollywood guests are immediately enveloped in the illumination of millions of holiday lights, which create a festive Christmas atmosphere that has become a cherished family tradition for generations. While the lighting itself remains familiar to guests, brand new area-based themes and lighting designs throughout the park provide a sense of wonder and discovery around each turn. Guests will find themselves strolling through a literal winter wonderland, as more live lighted Christmas trees will adorn the park than during any Christmas festival before. 

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Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Feels Fresh, Yet Familiar

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN (Monday, September 21, 2020) — After being named by USA Today as the country’s best fall theme park event last year, Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. 25-Oct. 31) is back this season with several fresh changes that echo many of the same warm traditions that make this nationally-known event a favorite for so many.

A colorful, lively atmosphere greets guests each day as the warm autumn sun casts the surrounding Smoky Mountains in bright daylight, displaying the rich, bold hues which blanket the hillsides surrounding Dollywood. The splendor of the mountains highlights the experience for guests with many vibrant new features providing surprises for them throughout the day.

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Ten Terrifying Scare Zones with Limited Capacity Cover Busch Gardens in Frights for HOWL-O-SCREAM 2020

Press Release from Busch Gardens Tampa

TAMPA, FL. (September 10, 2020) – This year’s modified Howl-O-Scream event will include ten terrifying scare zones throughout Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s expansive 335-acre park, including four all NEW zones. Designed to scare safely, the creative production team has consulted with medical experts to modify this year’s zone designs with a physical distancing focus, as well as enhanced health and safety measures, while staying true to the terrifying experience fans crave. With significantly limited capacity to create plenty of open space, guests will experience the heart-pounding fear of NEW horrors as they dash between thrilling rollercoasters and the fan-favorite Fiends show every Friday through Sunday from September 25-November 1, 2020.

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