All information is correct as of November 2013. Please check the individual websites for the most up to date information and prices.
Here’s a selection of active discounts at Orlando theme parks and attractions including Disney, Universal, SeaWorld and smaller Orlando attractions as well as hours, prices and contact info for other Orlando-area attractions.
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular price ($27.50). Same price for adults and children. Regular admission is $55 for adults., $50 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600 or aquaticabyseaworld.com.
Brevard Zoo: Treetop Trek Special saves Florida residents 50 percent of the normal price throughout the week until Dec. 19. Also, today-Monday, free admission for military veterans and active-duty service members; free admission for military spouses in the event the active-duty service member is deployed overseas. 8225 N. Wickham Road, just east of Interstate 95 (Exit 191 off Interstate 95), Melbourne. 321-254-9453 or brevardzoo.org.
Discovery Cove: adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando, off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 1-877-4-DISCOVERY; Florida resident admission includes “Dolphin Swim Day Resort” package for $219 includes unlimited admission pass to SeaWorld and Aquatica until Jan. 31, 2014.
Fun Spot: 5551 Del Verde Way (near International Drive and Kirkman), Orlando; 407-363-3867. Discounts on second-day tickets: The two day special applies to people who arrive after 10 p.m. and purchase a wrist band for unlimited rides for $39.95. Guests can return the next day for no additional charge.
Gatorland: 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297; Florida resident and seniors general admission $9.99 . Regular daily admission is $24.99 adults, $16.99 ages 3-12.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: East of U.S. Highway 1 on NASA Parkway, 5 miles south of Titusville; 321-269-6100 or KennedySpaceCenter.com; Florida Residents can buy four-pack admission for $139 via coupon which can be accessed on the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex website. Regular admission is $50 plus tax adults, $40 plus tax ages 3-11.
SeaWorld Orlando: Off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Fun Card admission through 2013 with single-day ticket (Florida residents only). Regular admission is $89 adults, $81 ages 3-9. SeaWorld is honoring the troops of armed services by giving them one complimentary admission per year through it’s Waves of Honor program. Register at http://www.wavesofhonor.com. SeaWorld is also offering $50 weekday tickets through Dec. 20. Tickets can be purchased only through SeaWorld.com or by calling 888-800-5447.
Treasure Tavern: 6400 Carrier Drive at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; 407-206-5102 or treasuretavern.com; Special rate for hospitality employees: $27.50. Sundays only. Regular admission is $36.95-$61.95 plus tax.
Wet ‘n Wild: 6200 International Drive, Orlando; 407-351-1800; Florida resident single-day pass $27.50 all ages, only available online. “Buy a Day, Get the Rest of 2013 Free” passes also available for Florida residents. Regular price is $55 general, $50 seniors and ages 3-9 (half price admission after 2 p.m.).
Zip Orlando: 4509 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee; Florida residents pay $71.00 plus tax for zip line tours. Call 407-808-4947 for more information.
AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER, live birds of prey and environmental education: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays (along with the 8th Annual Fall Owl Fest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday) ; 323 W. Lester Road, Apopka; $5 adults, $3 children suggested donation; 407-461-1056.
BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES, airboat rides, live alligators and crocodiles: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo; free exhibits, airboat rides $15 and up; 407-365-1244.
BREVARD ZOO, with hands-on area, railroad and “Paws On” kid’s area: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (along with Jazzoo: Transforming the Zoo into a festival of live music; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; $85 per person); 8225 N. Wickham Road, just east of Interstate 95 (Exit 191 off Interstate 95), Melbourne; $15 adults, $14 age 60 and older, $11 ages 2-12; 321-254-9453 or brevardzoo.org.
CENTRAL FLORIDA ZOO, native and exotic animals, Tropical Splash Ground, Zoom Air Adventures course: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; $14.95 adults, $12.95 seniors, $10.95 ages 3-12, free age 2 and younger; 407-323-4450 or centralfloridazoo.org.
DREAMCATCHER HORSE RESCUE RANCH: hours vary; 10639 Toad Road, Clermont; pony rides $5-$10, barn tours $5, riding lessons $30; 407-702-8332 or dreamcatcherhorses.com.
ECO-TOUR GUIDED SAFARIS, kayak and boat tours of Central Florida rivers: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays; disembarks at various locations through Orlando; $35; 321-543-4031 or alligatorsafaris.com.
FLORIDA AUDUBON SOCIETY’S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY, conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility (Annual Baby Owl Shower, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. : 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
FLORIDA ECO-SAFARIS, coach, horseback and zipline tours: departure times vary; 4755 N. Kenansville Road at Forever Florida, St. Cloud; $32 adults, $24 children for coach safari, $60 for horseback safari, $85 for zipline safari; 1-866-854-3837 or floridaecosafaris.com.
GATORLAND, Gator Wrestlin’ show, Gator Gully Splash Park, white leucistic alligators: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; $24.99 adults, $16.99 ages 3-12; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297.
GREEN MEADOWS FARM, tours, train ride, barnyard animals: continuous tours 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; 1368 S. Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee; $23 adults, $19 seniors, free ages 2 and younger ($21 Florida residents); 407-846-0770.
LUKAS BUTTERFLY ENCOUNTER,butterfly nursery and habitat: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; 1909 Slavia Road, Oviedo; $5 general, free ages 3 and younger; 407-365-6163.
REPTILE DISCOVERY CENTER, educational center, museum and reptile farm: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 2710 Big John Drive, DeLand; $9.50 adults, $6.50 seniors and ages 4-17, free ages 3 and younger; 386-740-9143 or reptilediscoverycenter.com.
REPTILE WORLD SERPENTARIUM, working venom farm and reptile exhibits: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (with venom programs at noon and 3 p.m.); 5705 Highway 192, east of St. Cloud; $8.75 adults, $6.75 ages 6-17, $5.75 ages 3-5, cash only; 407-892-6905.
UNCLE DONALD’S FARM, barnyard animals, tours, hayrides, pony rides, wildlife exhibit: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 2713 Griffin Ave., off U.S. Highway 27/441 north of Lady Lake (Lake County); $11 plus tax adults, $9.75 plus tax ages 3-12, $10 plus tax seniors, $3 for pony rides (cash only); 352-753-2882.
ARABIAN NIGHTS, New horses, new story, new costumes in “The Royal Celebration,” plus dinner: daily showtimes vary; 3081 Arabian Nights Blvd., Kissimmee; dinner and show $66.99 adults, $41 ages 3-11, free age 2 and younger; 407-239-9223 or arabian-nights.com.
CAPONE’S DINNER AND SHOW, dinner and original musical in a 1930s Chicago gangland setting: daily showtimes vary; 4740 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee; $59.99 plus tax general, $39.99 plus tax ages 4-12, free age 3 and younger; 407-397-2378.
MEDIEVAL TIMES, knights in armor compete in jousting matches and tournament games: shows daily; 4510 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee; dinner and show $59.95 plus tax adults, $35.95 plus tax ages 3-12, free age 2 and younger; 1-888-935-6878.
OUTTA CONTROL MAGIC SHOW, magic and comedy dinner show: 6 and 8 p.m. daily; 9067 International Drive, Orlando (inside Wonder Works attraction); $24.99 plus tax adults, $16.99 plus tax ages 4-12 and age 55 and older (reservations recommended); 407-351-8800.
PIRATES DINNER ADVENTURE, dinner and show set aboard full-scale pirate ship: shows daily; 6400 Carrier Drive (behind Wet ‘n Wild), Orlando; $61.95 plus tax adults, $37.45 plus tax ages 3-11; 1-800-866-2469 or piratesdinneradventure.com.
RAT PACK AND FRIENDS: a new tribute, musical dinner show with Italian cuisine: Shows at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays; check website for available tickets; 5795 West Irlo Bronson Hwy., Kissimmee. Prices vary; ratpackandfriends.com.
SLEUTHS MYSTERY DINNER SHOWS, with audience participation: daily showtimes vary; 8267 International Drive, Orlando; $56.95 adults, $23.95 ages 3-11; 407-363-1985 or, outside area, 1-800-393-1985 or sleuths.com.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS DINNER ADVENTURE, enjoy rip-roaring sword fights, comedy and romance. Tuesday-Sunday; 6400 Carrier Drive, Orlando at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; $63.95 plus tax adults, $39.45 plus tax ages 3-12; 1-800-866-2469 or http://www.pirates-town.com.
TREASURE TAVERN, cabaret variety shows: shows at 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 6400 Carrier Drive, Orlando at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; $36.95-$61.95 plus tax; 407-206-5102 or treasuretavern.com.
AUDUBON PARK COMMUNITY MARKET, with local produce, goods and art: 6-10 p.m. Mondays; Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road, Orlando; 407-623-3393.
CAGAN CROSSINGS FARMERS MARKET: 4-7 p.m. Fridays; Cagan Crossings Town Center, Highway 27 north of Highway 192, Clermont; 352-242-2444.
CASSELBERRY FARMERS MARKET:12 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays; Lake Concord Park, 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry; 407-733-1783.
CLERMONT FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Montrose Street between Seventh and Eighth Street; 407-625-3818.
COLLEGE PARK FARMERS MARKET: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays; Infusion Tea, 1600 Edgewater Drive, Orlando; 407-496-3089.
DEBARY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary; 407-443-6965.
DR. PHILLIPS FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Dr. Phillips YMCA; 7000 Dr. Phillips Blvd.
DUNNELLON FARMERS MARKET:noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays; Dunnellon Historic Train Depot, 12061 S. Williams St.; 352-229-1030.
EDGEWOOD FARMERS MARKET, with food trucks: 5-8 p.m. Thursdays; 405 Larue Ave., Edgewood; 407-851-2920.
FARMERS MARKET OF SEMINOLE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays; 2215 W. First St., Sanford; 301-412-5242, farmersmarketofseminole.com.
MARKET PLACE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays; Palmetto Plaza on the Avenue (intersection of Kensington St., E. Macdonald Ave. & Palmetto St., off E. Orange Ave.); 352-483-5460.
MOUNT DORA VILLAGE MARKET
OCOEE FARMERS MARKET: 3-8 p.m. Fridays, McKey Street and Bluford Avenue, Ocoee; 321-303-3374.
ORANGE CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays; Dickinson Park, Highway 17-92 and East Graves Avenue, Orange City; 386-775-5410.
ORLANDO FARMERS MARKET, featuring food, crafts: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays; Lake Eola Park, corner of Central and Eola Drive, downtown Orlando; 321-202-5855 or orlandofarmersmarket.com.
SANFORD FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; Magnolia Square, 200 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; 407-328-1521 or sanfordfarmersmarket.com.
VILLAGE PARK FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; The Village at Hunter’s Creek, 13568 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando; 407-333-7700.
WINDERMERE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays; Town Square, 614 Main St., Windermere; 407-625-3818.
WINTER GARDEN FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; The Pavilion, 104 S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden; 321-202-5855.
WINTER PARK FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; 407-599-3334.
WINTER SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; Winter Springs Town Center, State Road 434 and Tuscawilla Road, Winter Springs; 321-436-5672.
BREVARD MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND NATURAL SCIENCE:regional history exhibits and nature preserve: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2201 Michigan Ave., Cocoa; $6 adults, $5.50 seniors and active military, $5 students, $4.50 ages 5-16; 321-632-1830.
CASA FELIZ HISTORIC HOME MUSEUM, with “James Gamble Rogers II Studio” architecture exhibit: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday; 656 Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-628-8200.
THE CASEMENTS, historic John D. Rockefeller home: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach; free; 386-676-3216 or thecasements.net.
CENTRAL FLORIDA RAILROAD MUSEUM: 1-5 p.m. daily; in former Tavares & Gulf Railroad Depot, 101 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden; free; 407-656-0559.
DADE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK: First Annual Florida Folk Heritage and Music, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. today $5 per car; Pine Needle and Cereal Rye Holiday Craft Class, Thursday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $5 per person; Also, a Ranger History Program is offered every Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell; 352-793-4781.
DELAND HOUSE MUSEUM, home of the West Volusia Historical Society: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday with docent-led tours noon-3 p.m.; 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand; $5 adults, $3 age 6-11, free age 5 and younger; 386-740-6813.
DELAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MUSEUM: local medical and historical artifacts: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 230 N. Stone St., DeLand; free (donations accepted); 386-740-5800.
DELTONA VETERANS MUSEUM: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays; 1921 Evard Ave., Deltona; free; 386-789-8247.
GAMBLE PLACE, historic home and park: public tours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 1819 Taylor Road, Port Orange; $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 ages 6-17; 386-255-0285.
GOLDSBORO HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1211 W. 13th St., Sanford; free; 407-416-0416.
HANNIBAL SQUARE HERITAGE CENTER, Winter Park’s African American historical archives: noon-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-539-2680.
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL RESOURCE AND EDUCATION CENTER OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555.
KISSIMMEE AIR MUSEUM, aircraft displays and exhibits: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 233 N. Hoagland Blvd. at Kissimmee Gateway Airport, Kissimmee; $6 adults, $3 ages 6-12; 407-870-7366.
LAKE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Sunday; 317 W. Main St., Tavares; free; 352-343-9890.
LAKE MARY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 158 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary; free; 407-585-1481.
LARRY E. SMEDLEY NATIONAL VIETNAM WAR MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 300 N. Tanner Road, Orlando; free; bunkerflorida.org.
LILIAN PLACE HISTORIC HOUSE TOURS: Take a tour to see many of the historic houses that Volusia County has to offer; Museum tours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m today-Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; $5; Victorian Tea and Tour: begins at 2 p.m. every third Tuesday with tea and refreshments served after; reservation required; call 386-212-3249; $20; Kid-Friendly Tour; 1 p.m-5 p.m every second Saturday, $5 for adults; children, students and veterans are free; 111 Silver Beach Ave., Daytona Beach.
MAITLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 221 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland; $3 adults, $2 children and seniors (including Family Days at the museum, Saturday, 1 p.m, free with admission *Every 3rd Saturday*)Thursday’s for seniors 55 and older); 407-644-2451.
MUSEUM OF SEMINOLE COUNTY HISTORY: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; $3 adults, $1 children and students plus tax; 407-665-2489.
ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER,interactive displays, Heritage Square park, with “A Year in the Life: Backstage to Onstage at Universal Orlando Resort” exhibit (through Jan. 5, 2014) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Central Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue, downtown Orlando; $9 general, $7 students, seniors and military, $6 age 5-12; 407-836-8500.
PAQUETTE’S HISTORICAL FARMALL TRACTOR MUSEUM: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Buffalo Nickel Ranch, 615 S. Whitney Road, Leesburg; $10 donation adults, free ages 14 and younger; 352-728-3588.
PIONEER VILLAGE, Osceola County history exhibits: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 750 N. Bass Road, Kissimmee; donations of $5 adults, $2 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger; 407-396-8644.
PIONEER SETTLEMENT FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, working 1900’s village and folk arts center: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville; $6 adults, $4 ages 5-12, free age 4 and younger; 386-749-2959.
PRESIDENTS HALL OF FAME:Check out a miniature replica of the White House and U.S. presidential history; Art & Gift Festival, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m Saturday and Sunday; 123 North Highway 27 Clermont; 352-394-2836.
SANFORD MUSEUM, exhibits on local history and life of city founder: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday; 520 E. First St., Sanford; free; 407-688-5198.
ST. CLOUD HERITAGE MUSEUM: Learn about St. Cloud history as well as military memorabilia. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (with historical scavenger hunt every Saturday); 1012 Massachusetts Ave., St. Cloud; free (donations accepted); 407-957-7587.
STETSON MANSION, private tours of the restored Victorian home: hours by appointment; 1031 Camphor Lane, DeLand; $20; 386-479-9017.
VALIANT AIR COMMAND WARBIRD MUSEUM: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (with aerial demonstrations 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday); 6600 Tico Road, Titusville; $18 adults, $15 seniors and military, $5 ages 4-12; 321-268-1941.
MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY:historical artifacts: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 5210 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy., Kissimmee; $7 adults, $6 seniors. $5 students, $4 disabled military, $5 for veterans and retired and free for active duty military; 407-507-3894.
WATERHOUSE RESIDENCE AND CARPENTRY SHOP MUSEUM, restored 1884 Victorian home and carpentry shop: noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 820 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland; $3 adults, $2 children; 407-644-2451.
WINTER GARDEN HERITAGE MUSEUM, with displays including citrus history and occupations, schools, businesses, transportation, early residents and pioneer living: 1-5 p.m. daily; 1 N. Main St., Winter Garden; free; 407-656-5544.
WINTER PARK HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-647-8180.
ZORA NEALE HURSTON NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS:View the work of artists of African descent. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 227 E. Kennedy Blvd. Eatonville; Donations accepted; 407-647-3307.
Parks and gardens
BOK TOWER GARDENS, with carillon tower and Visitor Center. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; 3 miles north of Lake Wales at County Road 17A and Tower Boulevard; $12 adults, $3 children ages 5-12; 863-676-1408.
LUKAS NURSERY & GARDEN: Features a large selection of landscape, patio, and indoor plants as well as a butterfly conservatory. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; (with “Lukas Nursery & Butterfly Encounter Annual Fall Festival” today and Saturday) 1909 Slavia Road, Oviedo; 407-365-6163.
ORLANDO WETLANDS PARK: hiking, biking and tram tours: sunrise to sunset daily,25155 Wheeler Road, Christmas; free; 407-568-1706.
WEKIWA SPRINGS STATE PARK: 8 a.m.-sundown daily; 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka; $6 for 2-8 person vehicles, $4 single occupant vehicles, $2 pedestrians or bicyclists; 407-884-2008.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, with “Exploration Space: Explorers Wanted,” Shuttle Launch Experience, Astronaut Encounter from 9 a.m. daily (closing times vary by season); east of U.S. Highway 1 on NASA Parkway, 5 miles south of Titusville; $50 plus tax adults, $40 plus tax ages 3-11; 877-313-2610 or KennedySpaceCenter.com.
ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTERinteractive exhibits, Crosby Observatory, giant screen movies, planetarium, permanent exhibits including “Dr. Dare’s Laboratory,” “NatureWorks,” “KidsTown”: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday (with Sesame Street Presents: The Body exhibit opening Saturday and available until Jan. 5) along with the Orlando Mini Maker Faire, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Unveiling of First Monument in the Nation for Red Tail Pilots, Monday, 10 a.m. 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando; $19 adults, $13 ages 3-11 ($5 parking); 407-514-2000 or osc.org.
U.S. SPACE WALK OF FAME MUSEUM, space-exploration history organized by former Kennedy Space Center workers: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 4 Main St., downtown Titusville; free; 321-264-0434.
ANIMAL KINGDOM, 500-acre home to more than 1,000 animals plus shows and rides: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today and Sunday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday (“Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade” at 3:45 p.m. daily); Walt Disney World, off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $14, one-day pass $90 plus tax general, $84 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
BUSCH GARDENS, African-themed park and zoo, Sheikra roller coaster, Sesame Street Safari of Fun and other attractions call for hours; 8 miles northeast of downtown Tampa at 40th Street and Busch Boulevard; $89 general, $81 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 813-987-5082.
DISCOVERY COVE, interplay with dolphins, exotic birds, fish, stingrays: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando, off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; $199 and up plus tax with dolphin interaction; $129 and up plus tax, must be age 6 and older to participate in dolphin swim (includes lunch, swim gear and 14-day pass to SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica, or Busch Gardens), “Trainer for a Day” packages available starting at $398 plus tax; Florida resident admission includes “Dolphin Swim Day Resort” package for $219 plus an unlimited admission pass to SeaWorld and Aquatica until Jan. 31, 2014; 1-877-434-7268.
DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow, Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, The American Idol Experience: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today-Wednesday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday (with “Fantasmic” performances at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. today-Monday and Wednesday; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday); off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $14, one-day pass $90 plus tax general, $84 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
EPCOT, showcase of technology and foreign cultures, with The Kinsey Collection of American artifacts: Future World, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; World Showcase, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. today; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Thursday (with “Illuminations: Reflections of Earth” at 10 p.m. today; 9 p.m. Saturday-Thursday) along with the 18th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase, today-Nov. 11;also enjoy Eat to the Beat! concert series at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily featuring Dennis DeYoung, original member of the group STYX “Come Sail Away” today; and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Go Daddy-O” Saturday-Monday; off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $14, one-day pass $90 plus tax general, $84 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
THE HOLY LAND EXPERIENCE, “living biblical museum” including musical dramas, presentations, indoor model of Jerusalem and crucifixion re-enactments daily: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 4655 Vineland Road, Orlando; $45 adults, $30 ages 6-18, $15 ages 3-5; 407-367-2065 or holylandexperience.com.
ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE, themed areas including the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island and more: from 9 a.m. daily; at Universal Orlando, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; one-day admission $92 adults, $86 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger ($15 parking, free for Florida residents after 6 p.m.); 407-363-8000.
LEGOLAND, with coasters, rides, Miniland USA and water park and newest attraction: The World of Chima: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Monday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven; $75 plus tax adults, $65 plus tax ages 3-12 or ages 60 and older; 877-350-5346 or legoland.com.
SEAWORLD ORLANDO, marine and adventure park with “One Ocean” show, Journey to Atlantis and Manta rides, TurtleTrek: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.daily; Off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; one-day admission $92 adults, $84 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600.
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, movie-TV park with The Simpsons Ride, Revenge of the Mummy, Transformers and others: from 9 a.m. daily (Halloween Horror Nights at 6:30 p.m-12 a.m. today and Saturday; general admission is $91.99; Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; one-day admission $92 adults, $86 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger ($15 parking, free for Florida residents after 6 p.m.); 407-363-8000.
WALT DISNEY WORLD MAGIC KINGDOM, Main Street USA, Liberty Square, Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today, Monday and Thursday; 9 a.m.-12 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; (with “Main Street Electrical Parade” 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday; 8 p.m. Wednesday; “Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade” 3 p.m. daily; “Move It, Shake It, Celebrate It” street party: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m and 5:40 p.m. today-Tuesday and Thursday; 5:40 p.m. Wednesday; “Wishes” fireworks at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday) including Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, today, Monday and Thursday; off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $14, one-day pass $95 plus tax general, $89 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
AQUATICA, SeaWorld water park: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; $55 adults, $50 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600.
COCO KEY WATER RESORT, aquatic playground with rides and slides: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. today and Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Thursday; 7400 International Drive, Orlando; $22.95 for non-Florida residents and $17.95 for Florida residents $12.95; 407-351-2626.
WALT DISNEY WORLD TYPHOON LAGOON: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; off Buena Vista Drive near Disney’s Hollywood Studios; $52 adults, $45 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321.
WET ‘N WILD:10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 6200 International Drive, Orlando; $55 general, $50 ages 3-9 (half price admission after 2 p.m.), online tickets for $27.50 for Florida residents, free age 2 and younger; 407-351-1800.
AIRHEADS TRAMPOLINE ARENA: 3-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 1-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday; 33 W. Pineloch Ave., Orlando; $16.95 unlimited jumping; 407-505-5867 or airheadsusa.com.
AMERICAN GHOST ADVENTURES: haunted history tours: 8 p.m. daily; starts at Ceviche, 120 W. Church St., Orlando; $30; 407-256-6225 or americanghostadventures.com.
BLUE HERON RIVER TOURS, eco/nature tours of the St. Johns and Hontoon Dead River: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily; departs from Hontoon Landing Resort & Marina, 2317 River Ridge Road, DeLand; $22 adults, $20 seniors, $16 ages 3-12; 386-689-8879.
BLUE MAN GROUP, theatrical music and performance art show: 6 and 9 p.m. daily; Universal Citywalk, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; $74-$94 adults, $29 age 9 and younger; 407-224-3200.
BOGGY CREEK AIRBOAT RIDES: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 2001 E. Southport Road, Kissimmee; rides from $26.95 adults, $20.95 children; 407-344-9550.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL, 90-minute “La Nouba” show featuring circus arts and theater with sets and music: 6 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Thursday; Downtown Disney West Side; $57-$124 plus tax general, $57-$99 plus tax ages 3-9; 407-939-7328.
CITRUS TOWER, observation tower, gift shop, restaurant: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 141 N. U.S. Highway 27, Clermont; $6 adults, $4 children; 352-394-4061.
DOWNTOWN DISNEY, restaurant and entertainment complex including DisneyQuest, AMC 24 Theatres and more including 38th Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels: hours vary; East Buena Vista Drive off I-4, Orlando; free; 407-939-6244.
FANTASY OF FLIGHT, vintage aircraft collection and interactive exhibits, with “Wing WalkAir” zipline and rope course and “Orlampa Express” tours; 1400 Broadway Blvd., Polk City; $29.95 plus tax adults, $26.95 plus tax seniors, $15.95 plus tax ages 6-15, free ages 5 and younger ($12-$22 for Wing WalkAir; $10 adults, $5 ages 12 and younger for Orlampa Express); 863-984-3500.
FUN TOWN: In house roller rink, laser tag, bounce house, mini bowling and more. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Prices for single activity varies; all day passes are $20.00. (Skate lessons, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays. $10) 1976 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. 321-253-4777.
FUN SPOT Amusement parks, two locations – I-Drive in Orlando & Hwy 192 in Kissimmee, with roller coasters, multi-level go-karts tracks, thrill rides, arcade and world’s two tallest SkyCoasters: 10 a.m. – midnight daily; 5700 Fun Spot Way (near International Drive and Kirkman), Orlando; 2850 Florida Plaza Blvd (at MM#9 on Hwy 192), Kissimmee; $3-$9 ride tickets or $30-$40 all-day armbands; 407-363-3867.
IFLY ORLANDO INDOOR SKYDIVING: 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily; 6805 Visitors Circle, Orlando; packages from $54.95 plus tax (ages 3 and older); 407-903-1150 or iflyorlando.com.
LEGENDS, A HAUNTING AT OLD TOWN: a year-round haunted attraction complete with state of the art lighting, sound, special effects and a cast of highly trained, professional haunt performers. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 5770 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Suite 218, Kissimmee.
SCOTT’S MAZE ADVENTURES, corn mazes and games: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays; 26216 County Road 448A, Mount Dora; $11 adults, $9 ages 3-16; 352-383-6900 or longandscottfarms.com.
TITANIC: THE EXPERIENCE,guided tours through full-scale recreations and artifacts: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily; 7324 International Drive, Orlando; $21.95 plus tax adults, $19.75 plus tax seniors, $12.95 plus tax ages 3-11; 407-248-1166 or titanictheexperience.com.
WONDER WORKS,interactive activities in mystery lab, physical challenge lab, bubble room, Laser Works (laser tag and video arcade): 9 a.m.-midnight daily; next to Pointe Orlando at 9067 International Drive, Orlando; $24.99 plus tax adults, $19.99 ages 4-12 and seniors, free age 3 and younger ($4.95 first game of laser tag, $2.95 each additional game); 407-351-8800.
ZIP ORLANDO,canopy zipline tours: daily tours available by reservation; 4509 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee; $95; 407-808-4947 or ziporlando.com.
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