Go Behind the Themes and see how attractions are made, while helping a great cause

by Brittani Tuttle
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With Behind the Themes, you can discover how your favorite rides are created and built.

Give Kids the World Village is introducing Behind the Themes, a new tour series where guests can get an exclusive look at the technologies used in Orlando’s theme parks and around the world.

All ticket sales for each tour help Give Kids the World Village offer dream vacations to critically ill children and their families.

Tours have been scheduled at Sally Corporation, Skyline Attractions and Bob’s Space Racers, with more tours being added in the next few weeks. Each tour is $50 per person, and includes lunch and a Q&A opportunity with the leadership of each company.

So far, the tours include:

Sally Corporation – June 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Founded in 1977, Sally Corporation started as an animatronic production company to help market corporate brands reach their audience in a unique and new way. Today, Sally has transformed into the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of animatronics and dark rides.

Bob’s Space Racers – Aug. 22 at 10 a.m.

Bob’s Space Racers holds over 40 years of experience of offering games and management services around the world. After developing Whac-A-Mole in 1971, Bob’s Space Racers have been at work creating new and exciting games.

Skyline Attractions – Sept. 15 at 10 a.m.

Based in Orlando, Skyline Attractions works to be the premier manufacturer of quality and American-built rides. The company sold its Skywarp to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif., which is set to open this year as Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster.

To learn more about Behind the Themes, and to purchase tickets, visit GKTW.org/Tours.


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