Small theme parks, attractions reopen for business in Central Florida

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Small theme parks, attractions reopen Fun Spot Orlando opened Friday afternoon, along with the StarFlyer. Gatorland announced it’s opening on Saturday. Smaller attractions are opening their doors in time for the holiday weekend.ORLANDO, Fla. – Small theme parks are getting the go-ahead to reopen in Orange County. It’s back to business as Fun Spot Orlando reopened Friday afternoon. Owner John Arie says, “It’s huge!” He says the park has been preparing for days. “We’re just so excited. I got goosebumps on my arms just thinking about the doors opening and guests coming back to the park. It’s such a good feeling,” Arie said. Advertisement Chuck Wital, of the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force, says the group has been working to get all the small theme parks back open since they all close around mid-March. “Yesterday, all the task force members were working with the Wheel, Fun Spot, StarFlyer, Gatorland — all of them getting their reopening plans” Wital said.It’s good news for businesses in the area.Sugar Factor General Manager Todd Euvasak said, “It will greatly increase our business. Honestly, the more foot traffic you bring around here, the better, obviously.”Christopher Buxton, …

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