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The Best Music and Food and weather to enjoy SeaWorld! Plus check out this great line-up for 2014!  Watch out Daddy Yankee video highlight video from last year!! Celebrate the […]

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By Ken Storey Looks like Universal wishes that Silencio spell was real (and not just able to silence Fwoopers).  But let’s start with some background first. Last week and the […]

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One of the big issues with the majority of the local tourist attractions are the short hours.  While Parkscope’s latest podcast talks about Animal Kingdom and Universal’s shortened hours one […]

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By Ken Storey After last week’s Diagon Alley post many of our readers tweeted and emailed us (info@CentralFloridaTop5.com) with questions regarding the information I’ve gathered. By far the most asked […]

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Another Saturday, another great 5K. Tomorrow’s is a special one that also includes a day of service event for the entire family. The Dawn Brancheau Foundation’s 4th Annual Big 5K […]

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By Ken Storey While some of this is from the official releases other information has come from numerous sources.  I keep up with all the major local theme park podcasts; […]

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If you’ve been on South International Drive lately then you might’ve seen a new tower with an odd little roof on it.  That new tower, visible from throughout the SeaWorld […]

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SeaWorld Orlando is always a great family destination but for the next month it becomes even more kid friendly with the Just for Kids Festival every Saturday between now and […]

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Kennedy Space Center, in partnership with WFTV Channel 9, has announced a brand new, 3-Day festival celebrating all things robot. Kicking off March 14, 2014 Robot Rocket Rally will allow […]

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Universal Studios has now opened viewing portals in the construction fence along the front of the brand new Diagon Alley construction site but the façade is just one hint of […]

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Less than 48 hours after Disney announces yet another ticket price increase, now at $99 for a 1 Day ticket to Magic Kingdom (that’s more than $40 in increases in […]

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Valentine’s Day is all about those butterflies in your stomach and that love that puts you on Cloud 9.  To celebrate this special day Busch Gardens sent us this fun […]

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While most of the attention has been on SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ over in Tampa Busch Gardens just launched their own version of the event this past weekend.  […]

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On Wednesday Busch Gardens Tampa invited CFLTop5 to take part in a behind the scenes tour of the new land now under construction.  Here is our Top 5 summary of […]

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SeaWorld’s Bands, Brew & BBQ may have had some negative press recently when many of the original bands pulled out after animal rights activist pressured them due to Blackfish but […]

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Legoland Florida looked a bit more country today when a herd of cows, goats, chickens and sheep arrived for their new homes in DUPLO Valley.  The new area, designed for […]

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Much of the focus this weekend was on the pirate invasion through downtown Tampa but Gasparilla saw pirates invade a new part of this city this year.  Over at Busch […]

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By Ken Storey With major cost over runs that are causing cut backs across the company it looks like we might’ve found the latest victim of MyMagic+: Spell Check.  Based […]

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One of the largest events of the year at Universal Studios is the annual Mardi Gras celebration.  The event has now stretched from just a few weeks to an entire […]

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Orlando always ranks as one of the top spots for honeymoons in the United States but it’s also a great place for a unique wedding.  While many weddings focus on […]

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