Retailers aren’t the only ones doling out deals for Black Friday. Some of America’s most popular theme parks are running promotions heading into the holidays.
SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, for example, are offering up to 60% off tickets and annual passes. And while not specifically tied to Black Friday, Universal Orlando Resort is offering four park days for the price of two. Most of the deals are offered for only a limited time and are among the lowest prices guests will find all year.
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SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place sales
The many parks under SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment’s umbrella are already offering Black Friday deals, which run through Cyber Monday, except where indicated below.
LEGOLAND’s biggest sale
LEGOLAND Florida, California and New York are all planning Black Friday promotions. Details are still under wraps, but the parks say it’s their biggest sale of the year and encourage guests to check back.
Universal Studios deals
Universal Orlando Resort hasn’t announced any Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals, but the Florida resort is offering two free park days when guests purchase two-day tickets, making it four park days for the price of two. The deal works with either one-park-per-day tickets or park-to-park tickets, which cost more. Volcano Bay water park tickets can be added for an additional $35.
Universal Orlando is also offering discounts on select vacation packages. Guests can get 30% off five-day, five-night packages for non-holiday travel through Feb. 16, if they book by Dec. 15. Travel around Thanksgiving and from Dec. 16 through Jan. 2 is blocked off. Guests can also get 25% off five-day, five-night spring vacation packages for most dates between Feb. 21 through May 26. Travel must be booked by Feb 28, and March 31 through April 15 are blocked off.
In California, Universal Studios Hollywood is offering $20 off two-day tickets with a Coca-Cola 2-Day General Admission through Dec. 14.
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Disney World and Disneyland discounts
Disneyland and Walt Disney World generally don’t offer discounted park tickets other than to active-duty or retired military or residents of the resorts’ home states. One-day one-park ticket prices are actually increasing at Disney World on Dec. 8.
Disneyland guests can, however, save up to 15% off stays at Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and up to 10% off stays at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel through Dec. 22. Travel must be booked by Dec. 15.
Disney+ subscribers can get up to 20% off stays at select Disney resort hotels on most nights from Dec. 11 through Dec. 25.