This past week, the big Orlando area parks (Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld Orlando) are utilizing metal detectors that all guests must pass through before entering the parks. The walk-through metal detectors installed at Disney are similar to the ones that Kennywood, Six Flags, and Cedar Fair parks have been using for the past several years. A […]
Universal has been inviting their guests to start a new “nontraditional” holiday tradition at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. If you checked out Universal’s holiday season schedule, you may have noticed that the celebration dates have changed for 2015. Celebrations are taking place from December 5 – January 2 (whereas before 2014, the celebration […]
KONG IS COMING! The all new immersive ride has been under construction for quite some time now, but is on schedule to debut at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure in 2016. The new attraction will take riders into the jungle island home of the gargantuan beast rather than the streets of civilization. Universal has worked with Peter Jackson […]
Universal Orlando is celebrating 25 years of Halloween Horror Nights in 2015 and they have pulled out all the stops. The most noticeable event highlight is the return of fan-favorite HHN icon, JAck. Jack’s presence is felt in all the HHN marketing materials this year. He even has his own haunt showcasing 25 years of […]
Power up your laces, grab your hover board and head Back to the Future! Today is the day Michael J Fox’s Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd’s Doc Brown traveled to in Back to the Future 2 in 1989. Sure they may have missed on a few things but hey, we did get a ton of awesome […]
The theme park trade publication Amusement Today held their 17th annual Golden Ticket Awards at Luna Park in New York City this past weekend to crown the Best In Class around the industry. Every year, Amusement Today conducts an international survey of knowledgeable and experienced theme park fans to get their votes on the Best in […]
Tuesday GoPro posted something very irresponsible bringing heat to the multi-billion dollar company. The “selfie” has become a global phenomenon in recent years, with everyone from celebrities and tourists to photobombing animals striking poses at their own camera lens. Recent studies have shown on average, more than one million selfies are taken everyday from cameras […]
FINALLY! The legends and leaders over at Nintendo are getting the theme park treatment via the creative and whimsical folks over at Universal Studios. The announcement came recently that Nintendo and Universal Studios were going to be teaming up and featuring rides and attractions after the Japanese based video game company. Tapping into the gamer […]
Universal Orlando has officially announced they will be closing Wet ‘n Wild, Orlando. The longstanding waterpark located on International Drive will close FOREVER December 31, 2016. Even though the park will close in December of 2016, expect some of the slides attractions to close and slowly disappear well before that time. Wet ‘N Wild Orlando originally opened […]
Butterbeer has only been served as cold, frozen, or as an ice cream… until now! For a limited time you can grab a mug of hot Butterbeer throughout The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort. The beverage, introduced at the debut of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure […]
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