The Force must be strong with Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, because the International Drive Odditorium just paid $450,000 for an original lightsaber used by Mark “Luke Skywalker” Hamill in Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. [Read more…]
At 2:23 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, more than 20 sword swallowers will be “dropping swords” in a worldwide event at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums around the world in celebration of World Sword Swallower’s Day. [Read more…]
Ripley’s Believe It or Not is bringing back its Gimme Five Food Drive campaign to combat hunger at all their locations. This year’s food drive will take place from Sunday, Nov. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Guests who bring a donation of five non-perishable food items can get a ticket to Ripley’s Believe It or Not Orlando Odditorium for just $5 [Read more…]
It’s true, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Orlando Odditorium, but in a very odd way of course. They are unleashing the world-famous and legendary Lizardman and offering up a day full of free, family-friendly activities and food.
It all takes place this Saturday, Oct. 6
The famous pair of fertility statues are getting an extended stay at Ripley’s Orlando Odditorium. These statues were acquired from the Ivory Coast of West Africa in 1993 and placed in the lobby of Ripley Entertainment’s corporate headquarters in Orlando. Within just a few months, 13 women, including staffers and office visitors, were pregnant. [Read more…]