Special Exhibit: 50 Years of Theme Parks
September 1 @ 10:00 am – January 15 @ 4:00 pm EDT
In 1971, Magic Kingdom opened the Main Gates to visitors from all across the country: beginning what is now known as the World’s attractions Hub. Immediately following in Disney’s footsteps, Seaworld snapped up land and began construction on their third park to open in Orlando in December 1973: ensuring “You’ll have a whale of a time.” Seeing the success of its competitors, Universal Studios opened its Florida theme park in 1990. Jump into the Delorean with Marty and Doc to 2021 as Osceola History celebrates 50 yEARS of theme parks in the County. See how these tourist attractions have helped shape the County through industry development, job growth, and tax dollars beginning September 1, 2021.