Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium Grand Reopening Event Ocean City, MD

By February 28, 2018Company News
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Ocean City, MD (February 28, 2018) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium of Ocean City, MD will be having a Grand Reopening event on March 10th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! reopening will be full of entertainment and activities for all ages.  Don’t miss live performances from 2016-2017 Washington, D.C. Magician of the Year, Eric Henning, and legendary sword swallower, Tyler Fyre. Performances will begin at 12:00 pm and will last until 4:00 pm.

Ripley’s will provide a celebration cake, kids arts and crafts, a Balloon Twister, and prize giveaways. The Chamber of Commerce will be on site for a welcoming ceremony at 12:00 pm, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony and beach ball drop at 1:00 pm.

ABOUT THE ODDITORIUM

This renovation is the largest one Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ocean City has ever undertaken. Renovations started with an all-new lobby and exhibits, and there are new and exciting upgrades in all of their 12 themed galleries.

Ripley’s is most excited about the new Kids Interactive Room. This brand-new exhibit will have hands-on games and activities for children and adults to enjoy.

Ripley’s returned to the boardwalk in 2001, and they are excited to be going on their 17th year. There is something to intrigue the curiosity of every visitor inside Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

ABOUT THE PERFORMERS 

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Tyler Fyre is a sword swallower extraordinaire, and is featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! books, and has made live appearances at multiple Ripley’s events.

 

 

 

 

 

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Eric Henning is the 2016-2017 Washington, D.C. Magician of the Year. His award-winning blend of wit and wizardry has been seen around the world, from the streets of Paris to the White House, where he has performed for President Obama and the First Family. Add in three Presidential Inaugurals and five other White House appearances, and you have a truly Presidential prestidigitator!

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MEDIA CONTACTS

Audra Ely
Supervisor
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ocean City
aely@ripleys.com
Office: 410-289-5600

Suzanne Smagala-Potts
Public Relations Manager
Ripley Entertainment Inc.
smagala@ripleys.com
Office: 407-345-8010 Cell: 727-439-0136

ABOUT RIPLEY ENTERTAINMENT

Ripley Entertainment Inc. is the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 14 million people visit its over 100 attractions in 11 countries each year. In addition to its 30 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, that still runs countries all around the world. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the second-largest privately held company in Canada.

 

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