May 4-12, 2013

Alachua County Hospitality Council and VisitGainesville Present National Travel and Tourism Week.
Area Attractions offering Discounts
In celebration of l National Travel and Tourism Week Area Attractions are offering complimentary or special admission offers.

Saturday, May 4

Hippodrome Theatre - BOGO Buy one ticket at full price, Get one ticket Free to Robin Hood
Morningside Nature Center - Living History Days Free
Sunday, May 5
Hippodrome Theatre - BOGO Buy one ticket at full price, Get one ticket Free to Robin Hood

Monday, May 6
Florida Museum of Natural History – BOGO Buy one value admission to the Titanboa Monster Snake and Butterfly Rainforest exhibits, get one value admission Free.  

Tuesday, May 7
O’Leno State Park and River Rise Preserve State - Free admission

Wednesday, May 8

Dudley Farm State Park - Free admission
Santa Fe Canoe Outpost - 50% off a canoe rental

Thursday, May 9
Santa Fe Canoe Outpost - BOGO - Rent one canoe, get another Free
Santa Fe College Traching Zoo - BOGO Buy one admission, get another one Free.

Friday, May 10

Florida Baseball vs. Auburn |  7 pm
Pepsi Family Night, purchase 4 general admission tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 soda for City of Gainesville residents with a valid I.D. (driver’s license) can purchase 2-for- 1 reserved bleacher seats.  (2 tickets for only $6)

Saturday, May 11
6th Annual Gainesville's Amazing Race 10 am at Cellar 12, 12 SE SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville.Two person teams will drive to 3 different Gainesville locations to find an answer to a question or perform a task. The first three teams back with correct answers win fabulous prizes.  For an entry form or more information please visit First 50 teams to register for scavenger hunt receive a goody bag. Great prizes! Registration at 9 am. Race starts at 10 am.

Santa Fe College - Kika Silva Pla Planetarium 3 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm shows - BOGO Buy one admission get another Free
Florida Baseball vs. Auburn |  7 pm
Stop by a Gainesville SunTrust Bank location to pick-up 2-for-1 reserved bleacher seat passes for the game.  (2-for-1 reserved bleacher passes: 2 tickets for $6)
EcoTour Hike at Barr Hammock Preserve 9 am - BOGO purchase one tour and get another Free. (2 tickets for $12) Enjoy a tour of the new Levy Prairie levee trail at Barr Hammock Preserve. View the beautiful open space and enjoy the fresh air of Gainesville's own miniature everglades. An interpretive hike, participants will learn about the restoration of the property and how water works in the prairie wetland system.

Sunday, May 12
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens – Mothers Free Admission. Children under six are FREE everyday!

Florida Baseball vs. Auburn |  1 PM
Family Sundays:  All general admission tickets, small popcorn and 12-ounce sodas are only one dollar each.
Community National Anthem:  All kids 12 and under fan run onto the field and stand with the Gator players for the National Anthem.

VisitGainesville is the official tourism sales and marketing organization for Gainesville and Alachua County.  The Alachua County Hospitality Council is a non-profit member-based organization comprised of local and regional sales and marketing professionals in the hospitality industry.
National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual event sponsored by the Travel Industry Association and commemorated by states, cities and organizations across the nation. The goal of NTW is to highlight the powerful economic, social and cultural impacts of travel through events and celebrations recognize the incredible job travel as a major U.S. industry that is vital to the economic stability, security and perception of the United States.