Busch Gardens Drop Tower to be 330 feet tall

Busch Gardens Drop Tower to be 330 feet tall

Just over a year ago, we posted plans filed with the SWFWMD that detailed a new drop tower attraction for Busch Gardens Tampa. Today, after digging through the Federal Aviation Administration website, we discovered a document filed last January seeking approval to build that attraction.…

Do You Dare Enter Trickster’s Garden as Howl-O-Scream 2012 Celebrates an Unlucky 13 Years?

Do You Dare Enter Trickster’s Garden as Howl-O-Scream 2012 Celebrates an Unlucky 13 Years?

Florida’s favorite Halloween event entices guests to “Unlock the Fear Inside”
as they explore what grows inside the Dark Side of the Gardens’ gate.

TAMPA, Fla. (August 15, 2012)  This fall, Howl-O-Scream 2012 lures unsuspecting victims to explore the terror that grows behind the Dark Side of the Gardens’ gate and “Unlock the Fear Inside.” As Florida’s top-rated Halloween event celebrates its unlucky 13th year, it just may be your own curiosity that seals your fate!
“Falcon’s Fury” Trademarked by SeaWorld

“Falcon’s Fury” Trademarked by SeaWorld

SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, operators of the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens theme parks, have filed a new trademark for the name “Falcon’s Fury” for use as an “amusement park ride”. Since trademarks are filed by parent companies, the specific park in which they will be used isn’t included.…

Desert Dive: Busch Garden’s 2013 Drop Tower

Desert Dive: Busch Garden’s 2013 Drop Tower

*UPDATE* Filing with the FAA confirms plans to build a 330′ tall drop tower. Read the full story by clicking here:
http://parkrumors.com/busch-gardens-drop-tower-to-be-330ft-tall/

On May 2nd, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, the owners/operators of Busch Gardens Tampa, filed a new trademark application for the name Desert Dive and registered the domain name DesertDive.com.…

Busch Gardens Heats Up with Viva la Música

Busch Gardens Heats Up with Viva la Música

 

BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY HEATS UP WITH LATIN ARTISTS AND TRADITIONAL CUISINE DURING VIVA LA MÚSICA

TAMPA, Fla. (April 10, 2012)– Join the fiesta at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay every Sunday, April 15 through May 6, during Viva la Música.…

Plans Confirm Drop Tower for Busch Gardens Tampa in 2013

Plans Confirm Drop Tower for Busch Gardens Tampa in 2013

* UPDATE 5/7/2012 – New Trademark filing and domain registration for a potential name of the new drop tower, Desert Dive. Full story here: http://parkrumors.com/desert-dive-busch-gardens-2013/ *

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Plans filed with the South West Florida Water Management District last week confirm the rumors that Busch Gardens Tampa will be adding a drop tower style attraction for the 2013 season.…

Sandstorm’s New Home

Sandstorm’s New Home

We previously reported that the plans for the 2013 attraction at Busch Gardens Tampa called for the relocation of the Sandstorm ride, which is currently located in the Timbuktu section of the park.…

Busch Gardens 2013 Attraction

Busch Gardens 2013 Attraction

UPDATE 2/27/2012: Permits reveal new location of Sandstorm attraction.

 

It’s been rumored for the past few months that Busch Gardens Tampa would be getting a new attraction for 2013, an attraction that would likely replace the Sandstorm attraction in the Timbuktu section of the park.We got confirmation of this today, thanks to new permits filed with the City of Tampa.…

ParkRumors.com Launches January 1st!

Welcome to ParkRumors.com, your new source for the latest theme park news and rumors! To start off, we’ll be covering the major Florida theme parks and events, but hope to expand to other areas later in the year.…