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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Key West hosts Ripley’s Superhero Summer!

Community Event

All Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® attractions in Florida are hosting a new event for some unbelievable summer fun - Ripley’s Superhero Summer! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums in Key West, Orlando, St. Augustine and Panama City Beach will all host Marvel® characters throughout the summer, including Spider-Man! Ripley’s Superhero Summer character appearances are free with paid admission. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Key West will host a visit from Spider-Man on Saturday, August 5th. In addition to hosting some of Marvel’s Super Heroes, Ripley’s will be recognizing real-life heroes and supporting local charities. Ripley’s is looking for nominations for its new “Homespun Heroes” contest that will recognize people who have gone above and beyond to make a difference in their community. Starting May 29, Ripley’s will choose one weekly winner who will win a private meet-and-greet with a character at one of the Marvel Super Hero visits at Ripley’s when available, as well as a lifetime pass to Ripley’s and other prizes! Homespun Hero nominations should be emailed to Rick Culpepper at, and make sure to put “Hero” in the subject line. Nominees can be adults or children. Ripley’s is looking for people who have made a difference in the quality of life for their community, school, or an individual! Check their Facebook page for a listing of Marvel Super Hero visits. Ripley’s is also offering a $2,500 sweepstakes as part of Ripley’s Superhero Summer. This is open to anyone – all people need to do is enter in the lobby of any of Ripley’s Florida attractions. The randomly selected winner will get $2,500 and a charity of their choice will also get $2,500! The sweepstakes will run through May 29, 2017 – September 4, 2017. Ripley’s will also donate a portion of the proceeds from character appearance days to a local charity. For full contest and sweepstakes rules, please visit: • Sweepstakes Rules • Homespun Heroes Rules For more information please contact Rick Culpepper at