Cypress Gardens announces the Starliner
Written by Erik Yates
Though Cypress Gardens has filed for bankruptcy protection, it has announced plans for a huge expansion that includes the relocation of the legendary Starliner that once called Panama City Beach, Fla. home.Tweet
The expansion plans also call for a large kids area with 13 new kids rides and shows themed to insects, called "A Bugsville Adventure." More big name musical acts such as country music legend,Charlie Pride, and Engelburt Humperdink have also been announced.
And something that has shocked me personally, owner Kent Buescher, after calling Cypress Gardens the Wal-Mart of theme parks, has announced that not only do they not plan on raising prices for 2007, but they also plan on giving annual pass holders from other Florida parks free admission until Dec 24th of this year. With plenty of rides and a water park already, these additions will make a fun day at Floridas oldest theme park, which celebrates its 70th year, even more so in the year to come.
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