Go Fourth & Save! 10 Fun Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July

4th of July Deals at TicketsatWork.com!

There’s no time like the present to diver right into our super savings for Independence Day celebrations! TicketsatWork.com features amazing Fourth of July deals up to 50% off! We have a terrific collection of cool events, tours, attractions and theme parks to give your long weekend an extra spark of awesome.

Universal Orlando Resort
In case you haven’t heard, the new thrill ride Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is now open at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. The attraction adds to the epic adventure that awaits your visit; three theme parks, including a water park, plus entertainment, shopping and dining at Universal CityWalk.

Extra 4th Fun: From July 4th–6th, The Music Plaza at Universal Studios Florida will feature DJ M-Squared spinning top hits, a live performance by the band Raydio, character dance party, and pyrotechnic display. Plan your Universal Orlando vacation!

Admiral’s 4th of July Fireworks Cruise
The Big Apple will be a hotbed of Fourth fun. Get out on the calm waters for the amazing views of the annual 4th July fireworks display in NYC. Cruise by the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, Governors Island and, of course, the Manhattan Skyline, aboard the Hybrid, with 360-degree views from the atrium deck. Feast on a picnic-style buffet and open bar and get down to some dancing to the onboard DJ. Buy Now and Save

The amusement park in Charlotte, NC, is loaded with fantastic entertainment. Enjoy spine-tingling rides like the all-new Copperhead Strike and Mountain Gliders, splashtastic waves at Carolina Harbor, and fun for the little ones at Camp Snoopy.

Extra 4th Fun: On July 4 & 5, experience the Celebrate America Fireworks Show; the skies will illuminate above the Carolina state line in one of the area’s largest and most impressive displays of 4th of July celebration fireworks. Save 40%

Walt Disney World Resort
There’s so much to see and experience across all four Walt Disney World theme parks. Now add to it the excitement of July 4th for a weekend of fun!

Extra 4th Fun: At Epcot, on July 4th, enjoy an evening concert of great American songs by Voices of Liberty. During the day, meet Mickey and the gang in patriotic attire outside The American Adventure. That night, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth joins the celebration with the addition of an all-American grand finale!

On July 3-4 at Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky rockets into the air above the park. Each evening has DJ parties hosted in Frontierland and Tomorrowland, where you can get a great view of the fireworks! The Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios blasts off at 10 p.m. with fireworks, lasers, projection effects and more!

MLB Baseball
What better 4th of July entertainment than America’s Pastime! Enjoy summertime at the ballpark with friends and family. From the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees to the Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Dodgers, we have tickets for Major League Baseball games coast to coast. Preferred Access Tickets

Located on San Francisco’s scenic waterfront, the Exploratorium is an exploration of science and art. You can touch, tinker and play with more than 600 interactive exhibits. It’s a learning laboratory for all ages.

Extra 4th Fun: Don’t miss Moon Month, the museum’s July-long celebration of all things lunar; commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, watch the moon blot out the sun in a total solar eclipse, and more! Save 15%

Laughlin Gambling Tour
Skip away from Las Vegas to try your luck in Laughlin. Travel 1-hour on a luxury motor coach through the Eldorado Valley to this oasis in the desert, then have 6 hours to explore the town. Located on the banks of the Colorado River, Laughlin features a variety of outdoor activities, live entertainment, casinos, excellent weather and a beautiful mountain backdrop. You also receive a discount fun book of coupons and special offers. Save on tickets!

SeaWorld San Antonio
Experience thrilling coasters and extraordinary rides for the whole family. From a raft ride to a hypercoaster, SeaWorld San Antonio’s mix of rides is one of the best in Texas. Be inspired by amazing performances and shows that display the bond between animals and trainers. You can even swim alongside a dolphin, beluga whale or sea lion!

Extra 4th Fun: The nighttime celebration Electric Ocean runs now to August 11, featuring animal shows and exciting attractions. Cap it all off with a dazzling display of fireworks.  Save up to 40%

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Indulge your inner Indiana Jones this summer! Explore amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Italy, Mesopotamia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Home to more than one million objects, the largest University museum in the U.S. features a collection spanning 10,000 years of history. There is always something fascinating to unearth at the Penn Museum! Save up to 30%

New Orleans Day Segway Tour
Celebrate the 4th in the Crescent City – on a Segway! Cruise around the eccentric streets of the French Quarter as you see the Mighty Mississippi, the birthplace of Jazz, Jackson Square, Congo Square, and more! This leisurely, 3-hour guided tour is the best way to take in the sights and sounds of the city. Expert guides will train you to ride, then escort you around town as they discuss New Orleans history, music, architecture, and of course…food! Live guide, Segway, and helmet all included! Save over 15%

By Jeff Hyatt

7 Fun Theme Parks to Kick Off Summer

Ride the All-New Tigris at Busch Gardens Tampa!

Summer is officially here! It’s the season for family road trips, days at the beach, exploring city attractions and endless theme park thrills! Enjoy some summertime fun at theme parks nationwide with special deals from TicketsatWork.com!

We’ve rounded up seven of our favorite theme parks – of many – that you’ll love to check out with family and friends this summer.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
A terrific mix of attractions, shows, animal encounters, and thrilling roller coasters, including the all-new Tigris! The state-of-the-art animal habitats are home to more than 12,000 animals. Enjoy Summer Nights now until August 11, featuring energetic DJs, thrill rides at night and a 4th of July celebration. Save up to 45%

Knott’s Berry Farm
With dozens of rides, shows and attractions in five themed areas, there is something for everyone at this popular California theme park. Knott’s Summer Nights features live music, unique summer food offerings, Instagram-able photo opportunities, interactive experiences and family-friendly games – now until August 11. Save over 45%

Six Flags Over Texas
El Diablo, the park’s14th loop coaster, is now open! The 100-ft tall coaster joins the park’s line-up of thrill rides, family/kid rides, and plenty of entertainment at the ‘the Thrill Capital of Texas. From July 3 through July 6, experience the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest, with everything you need for a star-spangled visit: exclusive ride times, fireworks each night, festive foods and more! Save over 35%

Legoland® Florida Resort
The 150-acre interactive theme park has more than 50 rides, plus shows and attractions, restaurants, shopping, a breathtaking botanical garden and water park. Celebrate America’s independence over July 4, 5 & 6 with patriotic Legoland activities and a big fireworks show. Also, the Lego Movie Days are set for July 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 & August 3-4. Save up to 40%

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
This 56-acre water park at Walt Disney World Resort features thrilling waterslides, raft rides, a children’s play area and a giant wave pool. At Disney H2O Glow Nights, enjoy a DJ-hosted dance party on the sandy beaches of the Surf Pool, Toy Story-themed experiences, food and beverage offerings, and The Wharf—just for adult partygoers, featuring entertainment and a bar. Save on Admission

A family theme park located in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, you’ll find more than 70 attractions, including 14 coasters and an entire water park. They just opened Reese’s Cupfusion, an all-new interactive gaming ride featuring the most targets in the world and six ways to play. Fourth of July Picnic & Fireworks lets you take a break from riding and sliding to enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat picnic complete with your favorite cookout eats, and then watch the Patriotic Fireworks Display! Save over 20%

Dollywood & Dollywood’s Splash Country Waterpark
Two theme parks with the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains as your backdrop. Dollywood offers 40+ rides, live entertainment and great dining. Adjacent to Dollywood, the waterpark features water slides and wave pools, lazy rivers and water coasters. Dollywood’s Summer Celebration features extended park hours, summer entertainment and nightly fireworks. Dollywood also celebrates its 11th annual ‘Thrills in the Hills’ July 12-13. Save over 10%

By Jeff Hyatt

5 Experiences You Can’t Miss at SeaWorld’s Electric Ocean 2019

SeaWorld Electric Ocean - TicketsatWork.com

As the sun goes down, SeaWorld Orlando comes alive with the excitement of the Electric Ocean, a spectacular nighttime event you can enjoy throughout the summer!

The whole family will explore exotic worlds of light and music filled with glowing sea creatures, nighttime shows, returning summer classics and a host of new food and drink options throughout the park. The fun culminates with a family-friendly dance party before a spectacular fireworks finale.

For a night of fun that sparks as the sun sets – save up to 55% on SeaWorld Tickets!

Touch the Sky
Featuring beautiful macaws flying overhead and playful bottlenose dolphins, the show inspires guests to join in on SeaWorld’s mission to protect the world we all share. With original, energetic music and an incredible cast of animal ambassadors, the show is an amazing start to an unforgettable night.

Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night
This returning fan-favorite features original music, amazing production elements and a high-energy presentation of SeaWorld’s majestic killer whales. Don’t miss Shamu Stadium transform with stylistic lighting and colorful backdrops to create a celebratory atmosphere.

Sea Lions Tonite
Guests can laugh along to a hilarious, off-the-wall parody of a trip to SeaWorld through the eyes of sea lion superstars, Clyde and Seamore. The famous SeaWorld Mime returns for the summer in this hilarious show.

Club Sea Glow
As the sun goes down, the party amps up at Club Sea Glow, where world-class DJs transform the night into an all-ages dance party beneath the waves. Featuring 35 electrifying performers and larger than-life neon sea creatures, Club Sea Glow mesmerizes guests with rhythmic music, dancing lights and fascinating laser displays.

The evening comes to an amazing end when Ignite erupts across the park’s lake. The vibrant firework display includes synchronized water effects that shoot up to 100 feet in the air choreographed to a powerful musical score. The night sky illuminates with brilliant pyrotechnic effects, towering flames and intricate laser projections that dance above the audience.

By Jeff Hyatt

Win a Trip to Universal Orlando Resort at SHRM 2019 with TicketsatWork

Win a Trip to Universal Orlando at SHRM 2019 with TicketsatWork

Celebrate summer with TicketsatWork! To show our appreciation to our clients and kick-start one of the best times of the year, TicketsatWork will be running an exciting sweepstakes at SHRM 2019 in partnership Universal Orlando Resort™. Get ready for an amazing Universal vacation!

Attendees will have three chances to win round-trip airfare for two, and two Universal 4-Day, 3-Night Create Your Own Vacation Packages. The trip will include airfare, lodging and 3-Day Park-to-Park admission passes to Universal’s theme parks.

For a chance to win, SHRM attendees can enter the sweepstakes on Sunday, June 23, Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25, by having their badge scanned by a TicketsatWork representative at Booth #1504. To complete your entry, take a photo with the Universal Orlando characters, then follow our Instagram and Twitter accounts, and post your photo on Instagram and Twitter using the tags #TAWatSHRM19 and #HumanResource. A winner will be randomly selected at the end of each conference day!

Click here for official sweepstakes rules. Good luck – and see you at SHRM!