Busch Gardens Christmas Town 2015: ‘Twas That Night ice show

  Note: This article was originally published at Examiner.com in December 2015. If you haven’t yet made plans for Christmas light viewing, weekend getaways or day trips, be sure to put Busch Gardens at the top of your holiday travel itinerary. The Williamsburg park just opened for its annual Christmas Town event. Eight million lights, […]

Howl-O-Scream 2016: Circo Sinistro and No Escape come to Busch Gardens

Halloween is my most favorite time of year. I’m always a willing target participant for the next big scary attraction. I’ll be the one screaming my head off, but I’ll be there. I recently had the opportunity to check out the new haunted houses/mazes and other attractions at Howl-O-Scream 2016. I try not to be […]

New rides, shows and attractions coming to SeaWorld Parks in 2017

The SeaWorld Parks family has all sorts of new and exciting attractions, shows and events coming up in 2017. New additions include new rides at three theme parks, a virtual reality experience and a new orca presentation. These additions will provide family thrills, unique learning experiences and a deeper understanding of SeaWorld’s commitment to conservation. […]

Busch Gardens announces first wooden coaster coming in 2017

Note: This article was first published at Examiner.com in February 2016. Busch Gardens has announced a new wooden roller coaster, which will make its appearance at the park in 2017. It will become the park’s eighth coaster as well as its first wooden coaster. It will also be the world’s first “crowdsourced” coaster. Busch Gardens […]

Richmond named on list of ‘Where to travel for food in 2016’ by National Geographic

Note: This article was originally published at Examiner.com in April 2016. National Geographic recently shared its picks of destinations to “travel to for food in 2016.” Among international and food-centric destinations such as Sydney, Australia; New Orleans, Louisiana; Sicily, Italy and Belfast, Ireland, our very own Richmond, Virginia made the list. According to the article, chefs […]

Kings Dominion to Expand Planet Snoopy and Offer Pre-K Pass in 2017

Everyone’s favorite beagle is getting an even bigger playground come 2017. Kings Dominion recently announced plans to expand the popular kids’ area, bringing the ride total to 20 in the 14-acre area. The new Planet Snoopy additions will include three family rides, a new event space and upgraded food and beverage locations. There is also […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2015: Asia and The French Quarter

The third annual Food and Wine Festival is well underway at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The event runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 22 through June 28, 2015. Park guests can take in the shows, rides and family fun of the Most Beautiful Theme Park in the World while sampling flavors from around the world. […]

National Roller Coaster Day 2016: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

National Roller Coaster Day is Tuesday, August 16, 2016. That seems like as good a reason as any to talk about some of the cool coasters at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The park currently has six world-class coasters, and each one provides a unique and thrilling experience. Tempesto Busch Gardens’ newest roller coaster features three launch […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2016: Hawaii and Virginia

The wildly popular Food & Wine Festival has returned to Busch Gardens for its fourth season. The event takes place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 27 through June 26, 2016. In addition to delicious food, desserts and beverages from around the world, park guests can enjoy live music, themed decorations and culinary demonstrations […]

Melanie Martinez brings ‘Cry Baby’ Tour to The National in Richmond, Virginia

Pop/Indie/Alternative singer and songwriter Melanie Martinez is bringing her popular ‘Cry Baby’ Tour to Richmond’s historic National theater (708 E. Broad Street) on September 21, 2016. Melanie Martinez’s distinctive sound, creative songwriting and viral videos have garnered her a firm spot at the top of the charts as well as created a dedicated following. Martinez’s […]

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