2016 was another busy year for Orlando’s theme parks and attractions. Join us as we take a look back at the 10 most viewed stories on our blog in 2016.
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First life-sized Donald Trump wax figure now on display at Orlando Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium
Likenesses of Donald Trump are still on their way to Disney’s Hall of Presidents and Madame Tussauds, but the very first life-sized wax figure of the President-elect has been unveiled at Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium on Orlando’s International Drive.
Between The Repository at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights and the upcoming enhancements to SeaWorld’s Kraken, virtual reality has begun proliferating at Central Florida attractions, and soon Main Event at Pointe Orlando with open America’s first V-Play Reality free-roaming multiplayer VR experience.
Orlando’s performance art troupe DRIP is celebrating its four year anniversary on International Drive by offering “Pay What You Want” tickets for the month of November, 2016.
America’s Escape Game has announced a new partnership with Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Vistana Signature Experiences to bring escape game experiences to destination resort hotels, starting with the In & Out Gift Emporium at the Sheraton Vistana Resort in Lake Buena Vista.
Spooky Empire kicks off its fall thriller conventions at the Orange County Convention Center on International Drive with a Big Fat Greek Zombie Walk, hosted by Otis and the Rejects.
At a press conference this morning in Barcelona, Spain, held today, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced its intention to relocate the organization’s global headquarters to the Greater Orlando area during 2017, and keep their annual Expo in Orlando through 2030.
Orlando’s paint-based performance art group DRIP is again converting their warehouse-like live art bar on International Drive into an Underground Vampire Bar for the month of October.
Outlet mall patrons now have two new places to part with their money, because Golfino and Build-a-Bear Workshop are both now open at Orlando International Premium Outlets.
Over a century after its sinking, the Titanic continues to fascinate, and for a limited time the First Officer’s rarely-seen personal belongings recovered from the wreck will be displayed at the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition locations in Las Vegas and Orlando.
- Disney reveals new look inside Pandora – The World of Avatar posted on December 25, 2016
- Sally Corporation releases additional concept art for Five Nights At Freddy’s dark ride posted on December 17, 2016
- Walt Disney World announces NFL stars attending Pro Bowl Week 2017 posted on January 5, 2017
- Complete lineup announced for 2017 Mardi Gras concerts at Universal Orlando posted on January 14, 2017
- Tips to become a Galactic Hero on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin posted on April 10, 2012
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