Ho-Ho-Ho: Guide to Florida’s theme parks during the holidays

Florida Theme Parks: Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: NavinTar Walt Disney World is sure to pull out all of the festivities this Christmas season, including the return of the beloved Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, but the resort’s competitor theme parks are also celebrating the

Here’s when Orlando resort parks and events reopened after Hurricane Ian

World Sphere at Universal Orlando Resort – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by VIAVAL TOURS ORLANDO, Fl. – Universal Orlando Resort, including CityWalk, has begun its phased reopening of several portions of its resort for guests on Friday after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida and barreled through the area.  Halloween Horror Nights opened on Friday

SeaWorld Orlando voted #1 U.S. amusement park for 2021

Orlando, Florida – June 23, 2019: Manta-Ray rollercoaster at Seaworld – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by VIAVAL TOURS Move aside, Disney! A different Florida theme park was voted #1 in the U.S. North America has over 400 amusement parks and attractions. According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), these theme parks

Universal Studios Florida Production Group Producer Spotlight: Wayne Morris

Producer Wayne Morris- Photo credit: Universal Studios Florida Production Group ORLANDO, FLA. – (May 27, 2021) – The team at Universal Studios Florida Production Group (USFPG) recently conducted an in-depth video interview with Producer Wayne Morris, which can be viewed in its entirety at http://universalstudios.com/studio/florida. The interview took place on the set for season two

Florida Theme Parks slowly returning to normalcy with loosened mask requirements

Dudley Do-Right Ripsaw Falls ride at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure theme park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their mask mandate for fully vaccinated persons in a surprise move that will bring Americans one step closer to pre-pandemic “normalcy.” One day after

Universal Orlando unveils prehistoric Jurassic World ‘VelociCoaster’ opening date

Courtesy: Universal Orlando Resort The time has finally come for eager Jurassic World fans at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure theme park with the opening date reveal of the all-new, high thrills VelociCoaster. A projected opening date for the long-awaited apex predator rollercoaster addition to the theme park’s Jurassic World extension has been set for

Universal Orlando will resume Epic Universe park construction following eight-month hiatus

Rendering of Universal Orland Epic Universe Park – Courtesy: Universal Orlando Florida will soon be getting another theme park on Universal Orlando Resort property. Epic Universe will join Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, and Volcano Bay as the fourth member of the theme park family. Work is slated to begin ramping up in the coming

Location Manager Spotlight Courtesy of Universal Studios Florida Production Group: Laura M. Blair

Courtesy: Universal Studios Florida location image 4, New York Delancey Street, courtesy of Laura M. Blair. ORLANDO, FLA. – (Feb. 9, 2021) – The following interview with Line Producer and Location Manager Laura M. Blair was conducted by the Universal Studios Florida Production Group (USFPG). Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Laura’s high school introduction

Blue Man Group calls it ‘the end’ for popular Universal Orlando attraction

Blue Man Group – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by alexandre zveiger They’re blue, funny, entertaining, and most especially a staple at one of Florida’s largest theme park attractions—Universal Orlando. The Blue Man Group announced earlier this week via Twitter that it would cease shows and performances at the famed Universal park after 14 years. While

Central Florida time capsule buried in 1995 gets opened 25 years later—here were its predictions for 2020

Orange County Courthouse capsule in 1995 Courtesy: Orlando Sentinel A time capsule buried at an Orange County Courthouse in 1995 was opened yesterday, Feb 2— 25 years later, and in it came some predictions for 2020… 25 years ago, construction on the Orange County Courthouse was completed: fast forward to today, Orange County Mayor Jerry