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SeaWorld® Orlando Presents: Viva la Música!

It is a festival you can’t miss, if you want to sample the authentic Latin food and dance to the sounds of Latin music performed by internationally recognized Latin artists. This is Latin culture at its best!

SeaWorld® Orlando’s very own Executive Chef, Héctor Colón, will showcase his 20 years of experience, by preparing time-honored classic dishes, such as arroz con gandiles, arroz con pollo, habichuelas rojas y maduros, churrasco, ceviches,alcapurrias, and bacalaitos. So get your tastes buds ready as you dance the salsa and step to the merengue!

All Viva la Música events are included when you buy admission to SeaWorld® Orlando, and when you purchase your ticket from, you will receive $10.00 Off the single day!

The festivities begin at 12 p.m. every Saturday, April 13- May 4th 2013.

The concerts start at 3 p.m. on Saturday and are going to be different every week so you can choose the one you want to enjoy, or come to all!

Saturday, April 13 – Daddy Yankee (reggaeton)

Saturday, April 20 – Willie Colón  (salsa)

Saturday, April 27 – Grupománia (merengue)

Saturday, May 4 – El Gran Combo (salsa)

Want to visit more than one park during your stay? Enjoy $15.00 Off SeaWorld®  Orlando & Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay Combo or $20.00 Off SeaWorld® Orlando, Busch Gardens®  Tampa Bay & Aquatica Combo Tickets!

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SeaWorld Orlando DEBUTS RIDE VEHICLE THAT WILL TAKE GUESTS on first-of-its-kind adventure in 2013 new attraction, Antarctica: empire of the penguin


Orlando, FL (November 13, 2012) – At the world’s largest theme park convention – the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ Expo 2012 – SeaWorld Orlando execs revealed the vehicle that will take guests on a first-of-its-kind ride to the frozen south in the park’s 2013 attraction and all-new realm, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.

“There’s nothing else like this in the world,” said Brian Morrow, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment creative director. “Next year, this is the vehicle that will take families on an epic adventure and allow them to experience and interact with the thrills, wonders and dangers of Antarctica, all through the eyes of a very special penguin.”

Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin combines a state-of-the-art family adventure ride and closer-than-ever encounters with hundreds of penguins – kings, gentoos, Adelies and rockhoppers – to create Orlando’s must-see 2013 new attraction. Immersing guests in a colony of penguins means Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin will be the coldest theme park attraction in the world.

Designers revealed a bit more about the vehicles’ unique role in the attraction.

The cars themselves are technological marvels. Each car is a mobile simulator, with movements that allow the riders to become one with the storyline as they follow and mimic a young penguin’s adventures. The combination of experiences – mobile, moving simulators and a completely trackless ride – are theme park firsts. Guests will choose one of two levels of adventure. Designers say each level has multiple variations for a feeling of unpredictability, just like the continent of Antarctica.

“When our little hero penguin learns to waddle and slide, we’ll feel what it’s like as the car moves and reacts to the storyline. When he takes his first swim or barely escapes danger, our guests will feel as if they’re right there with him,” Morrow said.

Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin is the biggest expansion in company history. Park execs consider the attraction an all-new “realm,” rather than a single attraction. Antarctica’s scope includes the ride, penguin colony, gift shop and restaurant.

It’s an all-family experience that could only come from SeaWorld and can only be found at SeaWorld Orlando. “We’ve taken our guests and fans on astounding journeys,” said Terry Prather, SeaWorld Orlando’s president. “But no one has ever experienced what we’re bringing to Orlando in 2013. The first-of-its-kind ride, the cold, the wind, the thrills and danger of Antarctica and walking among penguins in a massive habitat is something only SeaWorld could do.”

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin

ORLANDO, Fla. Construction is on-schedule at SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, and the park has announced May 24 as its grand opening date.

Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin – sure to be Orlando’s must-see new attraction – will transport families into a rarely seen, icy world. They’ll feel the majestic grandeur of the South Pole and see it through the penguins’ eyes on an exhilarating, first-of-its-kind family ride. They’ll explore a massive penguin colony in an expanse that envelops them in cool extremes, both above and below the penguins’ icy world. It’s a must-see, one-of-a-kind theme park experience only at SeaWorld in Orlando.

Fans wanting to explore even more of SeaWorld’s thrilling, chilling new adventure of a lifetime should download the free Antarctica app, available now for iPhones, iPads and Android devices. The app can be downloaded at

The app is full of incredible create-and-share videos and photos, where fans can swim, march and dance with penguins. They can place their face onto an Antarctic explorer. And the best part? All of videos and photos can easily be shared with family and friends through social media channels — Facebook, Twitter and You Tube – and can be emailed, too.

The app is also the place to get the cold, hard facts about penguins and Antarctica, watch incredible behind-the-scenes teaser videos about the “making of” SeaWorld Orlando’s newest attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.  Fans can even enter the Family Voyage Sweepstakes to win a trip to Orlando!


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Decide to do something different this year with an out of this world adventure to Kennedy Space Center! Celebrate the spirit of the season at Holiday’s in Space-Kennedy Space Center 2018, from Dec. 14-30, go where the holidays go high-tech, with a first-of-its-kind 3D show projected onto the side of a rocket, a laser and light spectacular, and of course, space-themed holiday décor.

Holiday’s in Space-Kennedy Space Center 2018

Holiday Rocket Garden Light Show | December 14- January 4 From December 14 – January 4, enjoy the all-new Holiday Rocket Garden Light Show featuring a choreographed light and music program.

Rocket Garden Light Projection Show | December 22 – 30 The excitement accelerates December 22 – 30 when a second element is added to the show: a 3D projection mapping shown on the side of the 223-foot-long Saturn 1B rocket. Also called spatial augmented reality, this technology is used to project images onto irregularly shaped objects, such as bridges, buildings, and now, a rocket!

This remarkable presentation, a first at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, features custom animation blended with historic footage of actual launches and awe-inspiring views of Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). Join us for a colorful walk through NASA history, from our first launches to the moon, through the 30-year Space Shuttle Program and the assembly of the ISS, and onto the surface of Mars, thanks to actual images captured by NASA’s Curiosity and Opportunity robotic exploration rovers.

Holiday Laser Light Spectacular | December 26 – 31 From December 26 – 31, we’ll add yet another show to the mix: the new Holiday Laser Light Spectacular, featuring an incredible music and laser light show that will be visible in Orlando and throughout Central Florida. The green rays from the laser show can be picked up by the high-definition cameras aboard the ISS.

All holiday activities are included with Visitor Complex admission; no advance reservations are required. Light shows begin at dusk each day. The Visitor Complex is open 365 days a year, including Christmas Day, December 25. Buy your Kennedy Space Center Tickets at Orlando Ticket Connection and save!!