Wild Florida Blog

You think Shark Week is crazy? Here's what to expect during Gator Week!

Posted by Sam Haught on Apr 26, 2017 12:32:39 AM

With more than 200 alligators living in our Gator Pond inside our Gator and Wildlife Park, neighboring Lake Cypress with more wild, scaly friends, it’s no secret we know a thing or two about alligators. To share this knowledge, raise awareness, and share our passion for this fascinating, yet misunderstood creature, we'll be hosting our first ever Gator Week and giving everyone free admission into our Gator and Wildlife Park starting May 1st through May 6th! 

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Topics: Alligators, Events, Gator and Wildlife Park, Wild Florida, Airboat Rides

3 celebs from the Oscars who might have borrowed their looks from our animals

Posted by Sam Haught on Mar 1, 2017 2:34:03 PM

The annual Academy Awards ceremony is a time to come together and rave about the year's best movies, actors, and of course, what the stars are wearing. With the need to stand out from the other celebs walking down the red carpet, many go out of the way to find unique, one-of-a-kind dresses and suits. Playing with different fabrics and textures, designers draw inspiration from the weirdest (or sometimes wildest things) to come up with their breaktaking outfits. While the glitz and glam is always eye-catching, a few celebrities really stood out to us with their slight animal inspirations. On the blog, we go over some of the stars who were dressed to the nines in some Wild Florida animal-inspired designs at the Oscars last weekend.

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Events, Wild Florida

How does an indoor venue compare to an outdoor venue in Orlando?

Posted by Sam Haught on Nov 11, 2016 10:57:00 AM

Are you planning a birthday party for your youngest child? Is your sister’s college graduation coming up? Is your best friend getting married next year? No matter what type of event you’re looking forward to planning, where you’re going to have the event is usually the first thing that comes to mind. In Florida, we don’t have to worry about snow or extremely cold weather getting in the way of choosing a venue, so we usually have the option to decide whether an indoor venue or an outdoor venue is best for the occasion. Below, we’re sharing all the details on the difference between outdoor and indoor venues in Orlando.

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Topics: Events

5 tips for planning your outdoor wedding in Orlando

Posted by Sam Haught on Nov 3, 2016 11:26:01 AM

What do you consider to be the happiest day of your life so far? Is it when you graduated from high school or college? Or maybe it's something more personal, like spending the holidays with your grandparents? Well, now that you're planning a wedding, chances are that's all about to change. Married people often consider their wedding day as not just the most memorable moment in their life, but also the happiest. So, if you're planning your big day and are considering an outdoor wedding in Orlando, here are five tips to keep in mind to ensure that you remember it as perfect!

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Topics: Events, Wild Florida, wedding

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