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Gatorland Celebrates 75th Anniversary on May 17th

Gatorland®, the “Alligator Capital of the World™,” is making history this year!  Central Florida’s very first attraction, opened in 1949, is celebrating its incredible 75th Anniversary! What a big occasion, and a family-friendly historical attraction.

multiple gators in gator exhibit at gatorland orlando
Orlando Gatorland Gator Habitat by Maria DiCicco

Iconic experiences only found at Gatorland include the Gator Mouth Entrance selfie spot, Gator Jumparoo Show, Adventure Hour Giant Alligator Feeding, Screamin’ Gator Zipline zooming over alligators and crocodiles, Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure, White Gator Marsh with albino alligators and largest collection of rare leucistic alligators in the world.

Plus, Baby Gator Marsh, Alligator Breeding Marsh Observation Tower, and Capybara Encounter on Flamingo Island.

Guests won’t want to miss seeing Jawlene, Gatorland’s world-famous rescue alligator in her brand-new home and the world’s rarest alligators, Mystic the Leucistic, and her brother Mayhem. 

Image of Mark McHugh Holiday a New Baby Leucistic Gator
Mark McHugh and Leucistic Gator Image Courtesy of Gatorland

The event also kicks off the 5th Annual Gatorpalooza weekend, May 18-19. Special features will be the popular Gatorland Florida Man Challenge on Saturday, May 18.

Gatorpalooza 2024, included with park admission, offers live DJ, food, craft vendors, artisans, family fun, games, appearances by the Gatorland Vlog Team and, of course, all the alligators, animals and awesomeness that a day at Gatorland has to offer.

Our team loves an adventurous day together as a family at Gatorland. And this special anniversary celebration is icing on the cake!

And if you are a Florida resident that means you receive 50% off Single Day admissions with your Florida I.D. at the gate!

14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando
For more information on Gatorland, go to www.gatorland.com.

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Meghan Roth