Busch Gardens Williamsburg Provides Free Classroom Resources

Press Release from Busch Gardens Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, VA. (March 31, 2020) – Busch Gardens® Williamsburg understands that the need for turnkey, engaging activities now more than ever.   Our parks have developed standards-aligned resources available to help families virtually explore the wild world of animals and nature for grades K-12.  Parents, students and teachers can explore hands-on, creative resources including Classroom Activities, Teacher’s Guides, Saving a Species Video Series, Animal Bytes and Animal Info Books.

Busch Gardens distance learning resources can help everyone continue to explore, discover and stay connected in a fun and inspiring environment.

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Dollywood Presents Critical Items To Sevier Co. First Responders, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN (Thursday, April 9, 2020) — While the novel coronavirus pandemic has forced Dollywood to postpone its season opening, hosts are finding new and creative ways to give back to the community that has supported the park for 35 years.

Two weeks ago, the park provided the Sevier County Food Ministries with a check for more than $16,000 to help shore up the non-profit’s supplies just as it began facing unprecedented demand. Now, two of Dollywood’s hard-working teams have found additional ways to provide crucial items to two important groups.

Last week, Dollywood’s wardrobe and costume shop teams began producing reusable face masks to give to patients, nurses and doctors at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. In one day, the wardrobe team produced 350 masks, while the costume shop team created 250 adult masks and 250 children’s masks over the course of two days. Members of both teams have asked to continue making the masks from home, so company officials will provide supplies currently on hand to allow the teams to produce additional masks.

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Festival of Nations Brings the World to Dollywood

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN. (Tuesday, March 10, 2020)—Dollywood’s 35TH anniversary season arrives in style with Festival of Nations (March 14- April 20). This year’s event—the 20th edition of Festival of Nations—features two new headline shows, delicious and innovative items on the Passport to Food and the chance to experience a glimpse around the world without ever leaving the Smoky Mountains!

To celebrate the park’s milestone season, Dollywood hosts a number of new and returning groups performing in internationally-acclaimed entertainment offerings. For families visiting during spring break, it’s a vibrant and exciting way to celebrate and learn about the home cultures of these talented entertainers.

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SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival to set sail with new tastes, sights and sounds

Press Release from Sea World San Diego

SAN DIEGO (March 2, 2020) – SeaWorld San Diego is preparing to launch its annual Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival on March 7, a premier food event that will sail on for nine weekend through May 3, 2020. With more than 40 food items (including 32 that are NEW to this year’s lineup), 150 beer options, four NEW regional realms including a German beer garden, nearly a dozen wine varietals and live entertainment on three stages, this festival is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the senses where epicurean adventurers can go on a culinary voyage around the world without ever leaving the park!

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Covenant Health Named Official Health System of Dollywood

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Wednesday, February 19, 2020) — Dollywood officials today announced Covenant Health as the “Official Health System Partner of Dollywood.” The partnership focuses on the organizations’ shared commitments to excellence, strong and vibrant communities, guest services and experiences, and to improving the quality of life in the region.

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