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Jan 27, 2023

It’s the most brows-able of the Epcot fests. The International Festival of the Arts showcases Disney artists, culinary dishes that look as good as they taste and Broadway musicians. Orlando Sentinel tourism reporters Dewayne Bevil and Katie Rice discuss Figment grape smoothies, a $4,000 painting and pin tables from...


Jan 20, 2023

It’s festival season at area theme parks. Orlando Sentinel tourism reporters Dewayne Bevil and Katie Rice discuss Universal’s Mardi Gras concert lineup and parade theme, new topiaries planned for Epcot flower and garden fest and other notable happenings at Central Florida attractions. 

  • Universal’s Mardi Gras...


Jan 13, 2023

Legoland Florida theme park launches a new boat ride and Disney World and Universal share some surprising news about park reservations, a big ride's opening date and new projects.

  • Disney AP park-hopping news (1:01)
  • Tron opening date (6:16)
  • Return of firework shows (9:03)
  • Legoland boat ride opens (11:10)
  • Universal...


Jan 3, 2023

The new year is here and with it brings exciting changes to area theme parks. Orlando Sentinel tourism reporters Dewayne Bevil and Katie Rice discuss new rides opening in 2023 and several attractions that will close for good.

Legoland

  • Pirate River Quest (1:19 )

Disney

  • Tron (4:31)
  • Splash Mountain closing (8:39)
  • Epcot...


Dec 21, 2022

It’s time to honor the highs and lows in 2022 theme parks news. Orlando Sentinel tourism reporters Dewayne Bevil and Katie Rice compiled a list of notable happenings at Central Florida attractions and slotted them into the categories Biggest Head-spinners, Most Meh, and the Incomplete Trophy (aka Too Soon to Say). A...