This week our Partners at Orlando Theme Park News took a long look at Universal Orlando’s Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. What follows is there excellent photo essay of the the resort, it’s current condition, and their impressions of the resort area. Please enjoy! Loews Sapphire Falls Resort is a beautiful hotel located just steps away … Read moreLoews Sapphire Falls Update: Walking Around this Colorful Resort – Full Article
2019 is on the horizon and we’re gearing up for Florida’s biggest party: Universal’s Mardi Gras. Next year, all the parades, food, music, and fun New Orleans is known for will be right here at Universal Studios Florida nightly from February 9 to April 4. Come party with us, NOLA style. Come join in on the fun with the nightly … Read moreUniversal Orlando Announces Dates For Mardi Gras 2019
About a day after Universal Orlando announced Seeds of Extinction, the resort has revealed the 7th house for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. The house will be based on the 1982 Poltergeist film, adding to the event’s lineup of intellectual properties. Poltergeist was previously rumored to come, but it was later leaked in a hotel advertisement. … Read morePoltergeist House to Come to Halloween Horror Nights in 2018
I hope you’re hungry! Universal’s Aventura Hotel is about to introduce something new and different to Orlando’s theme park food scene. Urban Pantry will be Aventura Hotel’s modern food hall. Here your taste buds will be hit with diverse flavors, fresh ingredients and globally inspired dishes. Best of all? This eclectic collection of amazing eats will all … Read moreINTRODUCING URBAN PANTRY AT UNIVERSAL’S AVENTURA HOTEL
Get their robes and scarves ready – a new projection mapping experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort. The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle celebrates the four houses of Hogwarts by transforming the castle in a dazzling display of lights, special effects and music. As night falls, you’ll see the … Read moreEXPERIENCE THE NIGHTTIME LIGHTS AT HOGWARTS CASTLE IN THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER
According to Inside the Magic, Universal Orlando is making it even easier to share memories via Snapchat with the arrival of Snapbots. Guests can visit Snapbots at several locations throughout Universal Orlando Resort to purchase a pair of Snapchat Spectacles. The handy smartglasses are dedicated to recording video for the social media app Snapchat, so you … Read moreSnapchat Spectacles now available at Universal Orlando Snapbot locations, for easy sharing of park memories
Interesting news from Theme Park Tourist…. We’ve known about Universal’s plan to bring Nintendo Land to Universal Orlando Resort for nearly two years now, and earlier this year, several leaked documents all but confirmed that this new land was coming to Universal Studios Florida, replacing much of the area now occupied by Woody Woodpecker’s KidZone. … Read moreCould Nintendo Land Be Coming to THREE Universal Parks in Florida?
Our good friends at Hagrid’s Hut were kind enough to share this video and some photos from the AP Preview night for Christmas at Hogwarts which took place this week! Hogwarts looks beautiful all lit up for the holidays! Great Thanks to our Very Good Friends at Hagrid’s Hut for sharing … Read moreChristmas at Hogwarts AP Preview Night 2017
According to The Orlando Sentinel this morning, Universal Orlando has shared some details about the hotels that will be built on the former Wet ‘n Wild water park land. Pricing on the two hotels will be “value-driven,” according to a Monday news release that says their rates will be below that of Universal’s Cabana Bay … Read moreUniversal unveils details on 2 hotels at former Wet ‘n Wild site
Earlier today, the Orlando Sentinel (please, note that the article is available only to subscribers) reported that Universal recently purchased an additional 101.41 acres of land near Sand Lake Road. This large area is attached to the even larger 475-acre area that the company bought more than a year ago. According to rumors, Universal plans to use … Read moreUniversal Purchases Even More Land for Rumored New Theme Park
Monday, August 21, 2017 was a special day for many people in the United States, as the solar eclipse was visible in a number of states across the country. While Central Florida visitors only witnessed a partial eclipse, the excitement was obvious, as it’s a very rare event that many will only get to see … Read moreUniversal Studios Update: The Day of the Solar Eclipse (PARTS 1 & 2)
Just two days ago, theme park fans had to bid farewell to two Disney attractions: the Universe of Energy pavilion at Epcot and The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Fans will soon have to get ready to say goodbye to yet another attraction (they’re actually two separate coasters, but they coexist under the same name) that has … Read moreIslands of Adventure Update: Dragon Challenge Closes Soon (Full Article)
Universal Studios Florida’s™ Halloween Horror Nights 2018™ Amusement Today – Golden Ticket Award – 9 Years Running! This is the Nation’s Premier Halloween Event ! On select nights from September 15 through November 4, 2017, the streets of Universal Studios Florida™ theme park come alive with hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters and maniacs. With over 25 years of … Read moreHalloween Horror Nights 2018™ – Universal Studios Florida™ – NOW ON SALE !!!!!
About a week ago the Universal Orlando Resort was celebrating the grand opening of the new Volcano Bay water park. While that was undoubtedly exciting, the resort isn’t stopping there — there’s much more on the way for 2018 and beyond. As previously announced, the brand-new Universal’s Aventura Hotel will officially open in 2018 and … Read moreUniversal Releases More Details About New Aventura Hotel
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is about to be cast in a whole new light when its brand new nighttime show, “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle,” which features light projections on the castle itself, opens on June 23. Once night descends on Hogsmeade Village, Hogwarts Castle will be taken … Read moreUniversal Studios Hollywood invites guests to experience ‘The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle’ Beginning June 23