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Monday, August 31, 2020
September Holidays, awareness days, and Fun Days
Better Breakfast Month
Classical Music Month
Fall Hat Month
Hispanic Heritage Month
International Square Dancing Month
Little League Month
National Blueberry Popsicle Month
National Courtesy Month
National Piano Month
Self Improvement Month
National Sewing Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
Healthy Aging Month
World Sepsis Month
Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
National Suicide Prevention Month.
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National ITP Awareness Month
National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
National Preparedness Month
National Recovery Month
National Sickle Cell Month
National Yoga Awareness Month
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Sexual Health Awareness Month
Sports Eye Safety Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
National Indoor Plant Week - third week of month
National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 6–12)
National Cherry Popover Day
VJ Day, WWII
Newspaper Carrier Day
College Colors Day
Be Late for Something Day
Cheese Pizza Day
National Tailgating Day
World Beard Day
International Day of Charity
Fight Procrastination Day
Read a Book Day
National Salami Day
Neither Rain nor Snow Day
International Literacy Day
National Ampersand Day
Teddy Bear Day
Sewing Machine Day
Swap Ideas Day
World Suicide Prevention Day
911 Remembrance/ Patriot Day
Make Your Bed Day
No News is Good News Day
Chocolate Milk Shake Day
National Video Games Day
Defy Superstition Day
Fortune Cookie Day
National Peanut Day
National Pet Memorial Day
Positive Thinking Day
Uncle Sam Day - his image was first used in 1813
World Sepsis Day
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day
International Crab Fest Day
National Cream-Filled Donut Day
Make a Hat Day
Felt Hat Day
International Day of Democracy
American Legion Day
Collect Rocks Day
Step Family Day
Mexican Independence Day
National Play Doh Day
Working Parents Day
National School Backpack Awareness Day
National Apple Dumpling Day
National Cheeseburger Day
Rosh Hashanah - begins at sundown
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
International Red Panda Bear Day
International Talk Like A Pirate Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
Oktoberfest begins in Germany
Usher Syndrome Awareness Day
National Pepperoni Pizza Day
National Punch Day
National Women's Friendship Day
Wife Appreciation Day
International Peace Day
Miniature Golf Day
World Gratitude Day
Autumn Equinox - Fall begins!
Business Women's Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Dog in Politics Day
International Day of Sign Languages
National Cherries Jubilee Day
Falls Prevention Day
National Comic Book Day
Native American Day
Sport Purple for Platelets Day
International Rabbit Day
Johnny Appleseed Day
National Hunting and Fishing Day
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Crush a Can Day
World Tourism Day
Ask a Stupid Question Day
National Good Neighbor Day
National Public Lands Day
World Rabies Day
Confucius Day - Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie.
World Rivers Day
World Heart Day
National Mud Pack Day
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
Friday, August 28, 2020
Discovery Cove® Announces Bonus Offer for Florida Residents Looking to Plan a Safe, Exclusive Vacation with Flexible Booking
WHAT: Florida residents not only save 20% on reservations but can now receive a Complimentary Premium Drink Package* at Discovery Cove for visits with limited capacity through all of 2021!
BOOK WITH CONFINDENCE: During these unprecedented times, we understand that our visitors are looking for flexibility in their vacation planning. Discovery Cove has enhanced its booking policy:
· Rebook without penalties or fees - shift reservations, up to 48 hours prior to the reservation date, to any future date through all of 2021
· FREE cancellations and a 100% refund when visitors cancel more than 30 days prior to their reservation date
· Click here for more details.
DETAILS: Guests who make their reservation at this beautiful all-inclusive resort with enhanced health and
safety measures and limited capacity for an even more exclusive experience, will save 20% on each individual reservation, PLUS they will receive a complimentary Premium Drink Package ($40 value) that includes an expanded menu of mixed drinks, classic cocktails, draft and bottled beers and wines by the glass.
WHEN: Reservations booked August 28-September 7, 2020 for visitation through December 31, 2021 are eligible for the offer.
HOW: Visit DiscoveryCove.com or call 407-513-4600 for details and to book a reservation.
SAFETY: Discovery Cove is committed to the health and safety of our guests, employees, and the animals in our care. The resort worked diligently with state and local health officials, outside consultants and attraction industry leaders to enhance our already strict health, safety and cleanliness standards. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving industry standards and methodologies, public health and governmental directives, and advancing scientific knowledge on the transmissibility of COVID-19.
Discovery Cove is excited to continue to provide our guests with fun, inspiring and memorable experiences, while addressing important health and safety needs during this time. For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the resort, including key operational changes, visit Discoverycove.com/orlando/
About Discovery Cove
Discovery Cove® in Orlando is an all-inclusive day resort where guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish and rays, hand-feed exotic birds, and encounter playful otters. Relax and explore rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, tropical reefs, winding rivers and white, sandy beaches. Freshly prepared meals, snacks and beverages throughout the day and swim gear are included. Guests will experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has to offer in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere.
* Proof of Florida residency required. All guests must be 21 or older and provide valid ID upon check-in. Offer valid through September 7, 2020 and must be used by December 31, 2021. Not valid on previously booked reservations. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.
Monday, August 24, 2020
SEAWORLD AND AQUATICA ORLANDO OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK WITH EXTENDED EVENT HOURS TO PROVIDE MORE OPPORTUNITY FOR SAFE FUN WITH LIMITED CAPACITY AT THE PARKS
· SeaWorld and Aquatica Orlando will now be open seven days a week through October 5 with limited capacity and plenty of outdoor space to explore the parks’ expansive grounds and maintain physical distancing for a safe visit with friends and family.
· Starting Saturday, August 22, SeaWorld will be open until 10 pm Fridays – Sundays, through Labor Day weekend.
· SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival is expanding to Fridays, 3pm-10 pm, beginning August 28 through September 20.
Good news for SeaWorld and Aquatica fans! Starting Saturday, August 22, the parks are adjusting operating and special event hours to provide guests with more opportunities to safely enjoy additional park visits. All guests with existing tickets, Fun Cards, or Annual Passes must make a reservation in advance to help manage capacity in line with the park’s enhanced health and safety protocols. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made at Seaworld.com/orlando/tickets/
Ongoing Weekend Events:
Electric Ocean Remix: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through September 6
As the sun goes down, SeaWorld comes alive with the glow of Electric Ocean Remix. Guests are invited to stay late on summer weekends to enjoy electrifying dance music and a brilliant evening of energy that sparks as the sun sets, while maintaining safe physical distancing throughout the vast park grounds. The fun glows on with Light Up The Sky, a fireworks and pyrotechnic spectacular that brings the brilliance of the sea to the sky above for guests. Event details: Seaworld.com/orlando/events/
Craft Beer Festival: Now Saturdays and Sundays through September 6, and Fridays 3 pm-10 pm starting August 28
SeaWorld is serving up its annual Craft Beer Festival with access to more than 100 crafts brews! Modified to allow guests to safely visit the park with limited capacity, they can roam SeaWorld’s 200 acres of park property, sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local Florida favorites, and savor more than 20 food items expertly paired to preferred brews. In addition to enhancing the park’s already strict health and safety measures, capacity will be significantly limited to create even more open space for a visit that provides ample opportunity to maintain social distancing. Craft Beer Festival will take place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through September 20. Seaworld.com/orlando/events/
Flicks and Fireworks: Fridays and Saturdays through September 5 and Sunday, September 6
Experience the fun, nostalgia, and magic of a drive-in-movie experience under the stars with SeaWorld’s park-and-view drive-in movie theatre! Start the night by enjoying locally-sourced food trucks, then sit back in the comfort of your car and watch the park’s spectacular fireworks display. Then…the main event, enjoy the movie of the evening with friends and family. This package is only available through Labor Day Weekend, and only at SeaWorld Orlando. https://seaworld.com/orlando/
SeaWorld Orlando is committed to the health and safety of our guests, employees, and the animals in our care. The park has worked diligently with state and local health officials, outside consultants and attraction industry leaders to enhance our already strict health, safety and cleanliness standards. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving industry standards and methodologies, public health, and governmental directives, and advancing scientific knowledge on the transmissibility of COVID-19.
SeaWorld Orlando is excited to continue to provide our guests with fun, inspiring and memorable experiences, while addressing important health and safety needs during this time. For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the resort, including key operational changes, visit Seaworld.com/orlando/safety.
Follow SeaWorld on Facebook, Instagram and the SeaWorld Orlando Blog for the latest news from SeaWorld.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter, and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. The Company is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company collectively cares for what it believes is one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The Company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld® rescue team has helped more than 37,000 animals in need over the last 55 years.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens®, Aquatica®, Sesame Place® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than 55-year history, the Company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection. The Company's theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company. Visit www.seaworldentertainment.com for more information.
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