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The Wheel at ICON Park, Orlando’s welcome to the world, has reopened after Hurricane Ian. Throughout the weekend, a percentage of proceeds from tickets will be donated to Florida hurricane relief efforts. For more information, please click here.

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Statements From ICON Park

ICON Park Update – April 1, 2022 1:00 pm

We commend the diligence and thoroughness that Commissioner Fried and the team at the Florida Department of Agriculture have shown as they investigate the operation of the Slingshot Group’s Orlando Free Fall ride.

ICON Park looks forward to working with elected officials, regulators, and the amusement industry to ensure that a tragedy like this never happens again.

As the landlord at ICON Park, our mission is to provide safe family entertainment. We rely on our tenants to be experts at what they do.

In the interests of public safety, ICON Park has demanded that the SlingShot Group suspend not only the operation of Orlando FreeFall, but also the operation of Orlando SlingShot.

 

ICON Park Update – March 28, 2022 5:00 pm

ICON Park demands SlingShot Group suspend operations

Landlord demands verification rides are safe
 
ICON Park formally notified the owner of the Orlando FreeFall, the SlingShot Group, demanding suspension not only of the operation of Orlando FreeFall but also the operation of Orlando SlingShot, effective immediately, until the attractions are proven to be safe by authorities.
 
As the landlord of the 20-acre entertainment destination in the center of the Orlando Entertainment District, ICON Park’s mission is to provide safe, family entertainment. We rely on our tenants to be experts at what they do. In the interests of public safety, ICON Park demands that the SlingShot Group suspend not only the operation of Orlando FreeFall but also the operation of Orlando SlingShot, effective immediately, continuing until such time as a thorough investigation by the appropriate authorities has been completed and all parties are satisfied that the rides are safe for the public.
 
We continue to fully cooperate with the ongoing investigations of the Orlando FreeFall.
 
We continue to grieve the passing of Tyre Sampson and our thoughts are with his family and friends. This was the saddest day in the history of ICON Park and we’re working hard to make sure this never happens again.
 
 
 

ICON Park Update – March 25, 2022 11:00 pm

Tonight, the ICON Park family is grieving because of the tragedy involving Tyre Sampson. Our heartfelt thoughts are with his family and friends.

ICON Park is committed to being a place where families can spend quality time together in a safe and fun space.

We are in close coordination and will continue to cooperate with law enforcement and regulators regarding our tenant, the SlingShot Group.

We will continue to keep you updated on ICONParkOrlando.com. If you have any comments or concerns, please email Comments@ICONParkOrlando.com.

 

ICON Park Update – March 25, 2022 10:00 am 

A tragedy occurred last night at the Orlando FreeFall and our hearts are heavy with sadness.

The owner of the attraction is fully cooperating with authorities and ICON Park is doing everything we can to assist.  Statements from the Orlando FreeFall and Orange County Sheriff’s Office are below:

The Orlando FreeFall will be closed pending a full investigation. Other businesses at ICON Park are scheduled to be open during their normal business hours.

Statement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office:

“On March 24, 2022 at 11:12 p.m., deputies responded to 8433 International Drive (Orlando Free Fall) for a 911 emergency. Witnesses on scene reported that someone had fallen from the ride. A 14-year-old male was transported to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. This death investigation is in its very early stages. This is all the information we have for release at this time. We will send updates when they become available.”

Statement from the SlingShot Group, operator of the Orlando FreeFall:

“We are heartbroken with the incident that took the life of one of our guests. We extend our condolences and deepest sympathy to his family and friends. We are working with the Sheriff’s Office and ride officials on a full investigation. The Orlando FreeFall will be closed until further notice.”

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The Wheel at ICON Park Reopens

Percentage of proceeds from tickets will be donated to Florida hurricane relief efforts WHEN: October 1, 2022 WHERE: ICON Park | 8375 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 WHAT: The Wheel at ICON Park, Orlando’s welcome to the world, has reopened after Hurricane Ian. Throughout the weekend, a percentage of proceeds from tickets will be donated

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Select attractions, restaurants reopen at ICON Park

Guests can receive free ride on Carousel on The Promenade, Oktoberfest will continue with live music, drink specials, seasonal dishes WHEN: Sept. 30 WHERE: ICON Park | 8375 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 WHAT: It has been a stressful week for residents, tourists and our fellow Floridians that have been displaced to the Orlando region

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Max Action Arena render coming to ICON Park

Max Action Arena coming to ICON Park this fall

Featuring cutting-edge virtual reality technology, adventure rooms ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2022) – ICON Park is taking family fun to the max with a new attraction coming this fall – Max Action Arena! Max Action Arena is the place for high-intensity, engaging fun. The 8,000-square-foot entertainment center will feature a variety of experiences including: Zero

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Brother Jimmy's Sponsors ICON Park

Brother Jimmy’s sponsors The Wheel at ICON Park with free appetizer for guests

Guests who ride The Wheel to receive BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders appetizer throughout September, October ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 12, 2022) – If you’ve been wanting to try ICON Park’s newest restaurant, this is your sign! Brother Jimmy’s will be sponsoring The Wheel at ICON Park throughout September and October to celebrate the restaurant’s recent opening.

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ICON Park hosts quarterly enlistment ceremonies for future soldiers

ICON Park hosts quarterly enlistment ceremonies for future soldiers

Active, retired military eligible for special ticket offers ORLANDO, Fla. (August 31, 2022) – ICON Park is proud to partner with the United States Army Central Florida Recruiting Company to host quarterly enlistment ceremonies for dozens of future soldiers. The ceremonies are an opportunity for the future soldiers of the U.S. Army and their families

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ICON Park to host first annual Oktoberfest celebration

ICON Park to host first annual Oktoberfest celebration

Special beer, food, entertainment available select weekends in September, October ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2022) – Grab your favorite stein and best lederhosen, then head on over to Orlando’s top entertainment destination – ICON Park is hosting its first annual Oktoberfest celebration. Aligning itself with the famous Oktoberfest festival held each year in Munich, Germany,

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