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February 15, 2019

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT DEBUTS ADD-ON EXPERIENCES AT THIS YEAR’S MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION


ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2019) – All-new experiences are coming to Universal Orlando Resort’s 2019 Mardi Gras celebration. As part of this family-friendly version of the renowned Big Easy bash, guests can purchase new add-on experiences including an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil and a special dessert and Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration party with an exclusive parade viewing area.

Universal Orlando’s 2019 Mardi Gras celebration will include the following new add-on experiences:

February 6, 2019

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND


Florida’s Biggest Party To Feature Live Concerts on Select Nights, New Cajun Dishes and a Nightly Party Animal-Themed Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2019) – Universal Orlando’s 2019 Mardi Gras Celebration kicks off this Saturday, February 9, with a live performance by English rock band, BUSH. Other top acts performing in February include multi-platinum singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw (Feb. 16), chart-topping country music duo Dan + Shay (Feb. 17) and GRAMMY award-winning rapper, Macklemore (Feb. 23). See below for the complete concert schedule.

As part of this family-friendly version of the renowned New Orleans celebration, guests can enjoy a party animal-themed parade that will run nightly throughout the streets of Universal Studios Florida, as well as sample new and returning authentic Cajun cuisine available as a tasting size at the French Quarter Courtyard.

BUY ONE NIGHT, GET A SECOND NIGHT TICKET OFFER NOW ON SALE FOR UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS


The World’s Premier Halloween Event Returns September 6 for a Record-Breaking 41 Nights

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2019) – Guests can now purchase a limited time ticket offer and vacation package for the world’s premier Halloween event – Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, running for a record-breaking 41 nights this fall. Guests can get double the scares with the purchase of a limited time ticket offer where they can get a second night free when they buy one night. They can also stay in the heart of the screams with a vacation package that includes Universal Orlando hotel accommodations, tickets to Universal Orlando’s three world-class theme parks and more.

See below for more details on the Halloween Horror Nights offers that are available now.

January 16, 2019

NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS: UNIVERSAL’S ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT – DOCKSIDE INN AND SUITES


All 2,800 Rooms and 2-Bedroom Suites at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites & Dockside Inn and Suites Are Now Available for Booking – Book Today! 

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2019) – Guests can now book their stay at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites, opening May 2020. This coastal-themed hotel inspired by breathtaking sunsets will join its sister property, Surfside Inn and Suites, in the destination’s all-new Value hotel category. With rates starting at $76 per night, Universal Orlando now offers a hotel for every style and budget, complete with exclusive benefits and a seamless vacation experience at the destination’s most affordable rates.

The destination’s newest hotel will offer 2,050 relaxed and casual guest rooms and suites. Families needing a bit more space will find it easy to spread out and unwind in the 2-Bedroom Suites, which start at $115 per night for a 7-night stay. These suites sleep six comfortably and feature a kitchenette and separate bath and vanity areas, so the whole family can get ready in time to experience Early Park Admission. It’s the perfect home-base for families of any size to experience all that Universal Orlando has to offer – at a quality that’s simply unmatched anywhere else in Orlando.

January 11, 2019

CELEBRATE THE “KING OF REGGAE” AT BOB MARLEY’S BIRTHDAY JAM IN UNIVERSAL CITYWALK ON FEB. 9


Universal Orlando Resort invites guests to celebrate the birthday of cultural icon and music legend Bob Marley at “Bob Marley’s Birthday Jam” – taking place at Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom on February 9 in Universal CityWalk.

The celebration kicks off at 3 p.m. and guests will enjoy a live Reggae band, DJ, steel drummers, authentic Jamaican food, specialty drinks, birthday cake and more. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., guests of all ages can enjoy “Bob Marley’s Birthday Jam” and receive free admission. After 7 p.m., the venue will be open for guests 21 and up and admission is $12. Tickets can be purchased by calling (407) 224 - 2691 or at Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom.
For more information, visit UniversalOrlando.com.

January 10, 2019

MACKLEMORE, PITBULL, DAN + SHAY, BECKY G AND MORE TO PERFORM LIVE AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S 2019 MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION


Florida’s Biggest Party to Feature New Mouthwatering Cajun Cuisine, a Nightly Mardi Gras Parade and Entertainment; Plus Live Concerts on Select Nights from Feb. 9 – April 4

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 10, 2019) – Laissez les bon temps rouler (let the good times roll)! Universal Orlando Resort today announced the concert headliners performing at the 2019 Mardi Gras celebration – a family-friendly version of the renowned Big Easy bash that features authentic Cajun-style cuisine, an incredible nightly parade and – on select nights – live concerts from some of the biggest names in music.

Universal’s Mardi Gras 2019 will run daily from Feb. 9 through April 4.  For 13 select nights during the event, guests can enjoy performances by some of the biggest names in music, including GRAMMY award-winning rapper, Macklemore, globally renowned superstar,  Pitbull, chart-topping country music duo Dan + Shay and Latin superstar Becky G. For the complete line-up and performance schedule, see below. 

January 9, 2019

NEW LIMITED-TIME OFFER: FLORIDA RESIDENTS CAN SAVE BIG THIS SPRING AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


Florida Residents Can Now Get 3 Days of Theme Park Thrills for $159.99 plus tax

For a limited time, Florida residents can now take advantage of an exclusive offer from Universal Orlando Resort. Residents can experience the spring season with an exclusive 2-Park, 3-Day Base ticket offer for only $159.99 – that’s three days for less than $54 per day. This offer is valid for admission to one park per day and is available for purchase through April 4 with a valid promo code from Coca-Cola® or Coke® Zero Sugar.

December 21, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO INTRODUCES FIRST-EVER “EXCLUSIVE HOLIDAY VIEWING AREA AND DESSERT PARTY” - JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS


Guests Will Enjoy Dedicated Viewing Areas for Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s and Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration – Plus Specialty Food and Beverages
Orlando, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2018) – Universal Orlando Resort will offer an all-new “Exclusive Holiday Viewing Area & Dessert Party” experience from December 24 to December 30 – giving guests an even more special and exclusive way to experience Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s and Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration.
The experience starts at 7 p.m. with access to an exclusive viewing area for Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s in the Hollywood area of the park. Guests can enjoy an assortment of beverages, including coffee and hot chocolate, and prime viewing of the incredible floats, larger-than-life balloons and favorite characters that take to the streets of Universal Studios during the parade. 

November 17, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT IS THE DESTINATION FOR AN AMAZING HOLIDAY CELEBRATION LIKE NO OTHER


Guests Can Create New Traditions and Put a Twist on their Holiday Celebrations with Thrilling Experiences across the Entire Destination - from Merry Festivities to the Maven of Mischief, The Grinch – and More

ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2018) – Merry, mischief and thrills all combine as Universal Orlando Resort unwraps its annual Holidays celebration beginning November 17. It’s a holiday celebration unlike any other where guests can do everything from sip hot Butterbeer and witness “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” to meet the mean, green one himself, The Grinch – and more.
And – on New Year’s Eve this year - families can ring in 2019 at a rockin’ New Year’s Eve celebration at Universal Studios Florida, while adults 21 and up can enjoy the upscale EVE celebration at Universal CityWalk.

See below for complete details on all of the ways guests can elevate their holidays at Universal Orlando Resort:

October 11, 2018

DETAILS REVEALED FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2018) – Universal Orlando Resort today revealed details about New Year’s Eve festivities across the destination, offering many opportunities for guests to find their ideal celebration.

The ultimate New Year’s Eve upscale party for guests 21 and up, EVE at Universal CityWalk is a separately ticketed event that includes an unlimited selection of gourmet dishes, access to six CityWalk clubs with live bands and DJs, featuring DJ M-Squared on Orlando’s largest outdoor dance floor, plus a Champagne toast at midnight underneath a magnificent display of confetti bursts and pyrotechnics.

September 26, 2018

The Cast of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” Comes Face-to-Face with the Demogorgon During a Recent Visit to the “Stranger Things” Maze at Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights”

Terrifying Maze Inspired by “Stranger Things” Turns Upside Down for the First Time Ever at Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore 

Click Here to watch the cast get terrified
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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2018) – Things turned upside down when cast from Netflix’s “Stranger Things” took a terrifying spin through the “Stranger Things” maze at Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights coming face-to-face with the show’s most iconic scenes and life-sized predatory Demogorgon.

Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair), Sadie Sink (Max Mayfield) and Priah Ferguson (Erica Sinclair) visited Universal Studios Hollywood to attend the event’s red carpet premiere, surprise fans and step into the Upside Down to experience the all-new “Stranger Things” maze.

Their reactions were priceless. Collectively the group was in awe, characterizing the maze as an exact replica of the show and referencing their close call with the Demogorgon as “freaking awesome,” “really great” and “so scary.”  Video of the cast experiencing the maze can be seen here.
“Halloween Horror Nights” continues on select nights through November 3 in Hollywood and Orlando, and on select nights through October 31 in Singapore.

For the first time ever, Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events.  Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series.

For more information and to purchase tickets to “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort or Universal Studios Singapore, visit  www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.

September 14, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2018 IS NOW OPEN


MORE HOUSES THAN EVER…

CLICK HERE to See What Horrors Await You

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 14, 2018) – The world’s premier Halloween event, Halloween Horror Nights, is now open at Universal Orlando Resort – with more haunted houses and scares than ever before. 

With a total of 36 record-breaking nights through November 3, Halloween Horror Nights 2018 will be the most intense event in history. Cinematic greats, slasher films, cult classics and original nightmares inspired by the past will come to life as guests face 10 disturbingly-real haunted houses, five scare zones and one powerhouse live show.  

September 12, 2018

Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights” Serves Up a Taste of the Upside Down Inspired by Netflix’s “Stranger Things” at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort


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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 12, 2018) – This year, “Halloween Horror Nights” brings a taste of Hawkins, Indiana to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort inviting guests to enjoy foods inspired by Netflix’s “Stranger Things” that also complement the terrifying “Stranger Things” mazes debuting at both parks. “Halloween Horror Nights” begins on Friday, September 14, 2018.

The specialized foods were created by the executive chef and culinary teams at each park to further enhance the already immersive “Halloween Horror Nights” experience.

Here’s what guests can expect to feast on during “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Benny’s Burgers: This classic, aptly named after the show’s family-owned diner, features a juicy beef burger served on a potato roll and a side of Tater Tots®.
  • The Upside Down Burger: served “upside down,” this signature burger features spicy queso and Flamin’ Hot® Cheetos® served on a potato roll with lettuce, tomatoes, and a side of Tater Tots.
  • Benny’s Chicken & Waffle Sandwich: Drizzled with sage-maple aioli and topped with sweet and sour onions, lettuce and tomatoes, this grilled chicken sandwich is served on iconic Kellogg’s® Eggo® waffles with a side of Tater Tots.
  • Demogorgon’s Totcho: A twist on the classic nacho, this dangerously delicious snack piles up Tater Tots, doused in spicy queso, chili, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, sour cream and scallions.
  • Eleven’s Waffle Extravaganza: Inspired by the lead protagonist’s favorite food, this tasty treat mixes Reese’s Pieces, jelly beans, chocolate chips and whipped cream stacked high on three Kellogg’s Eggo waffles.

September 10, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS NEW DATES AND HEADLINING ACTS FOR ROCK THE UNIVERSE 2019


Florida’s Biggest Christian Music Festival Returns to 
Universal Studios Florida in February 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rock the Universe 2019 will feature the same great content – with better dates.  The event, which is popular with youth groups, will take place on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 – well after the start of school in most cities – allowing guests to enjoy a faith-filled weekend of live music, worship and theme park thrills.

Next year’s event will feature performances by GRAMMY-nominated Christian rock band, Skillet, GRAMMY award-winning hip-hop artist, Lecrae, chart-topping artists of Bethel Music, Dove Award-winner, Matthew West and more. The full talent lineup will be revealed soon.

Rock the Universe guests will also enjoy autograph sessions with the genre’s top artists and access to the FanZone presented by Coca-Cola, which features more live performances by up-and-coming acts. A candle-lighting ceremony Saturday night and service Sunday morning offer opportunities for worship. Admission to Rock the Universe includes access to some of Universal Studios Florida’s most thrilling attractions.

Additional details, including the full talent lineup and group ticket offers, will be released soon. For more information about Rock the Universe 2019, visit  www.RockTheUniverse.com.

September 5, 2018

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS REVEALS FIRST LOOK INSIDE ALL-NEW “STRANGER THINGS” HAUNTED HOUSES COMING TO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2018


Netflix’s Sci-Fi Thriller Comes to Life at Halloween Horror Nights Events in Orlando, Hollywood and Singapore Beginning in September

Today, Universal Studios reveals first look images from the “Stranger Things” haunted houses coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2018.

For the first time ever, Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at their Halloween Horror Nights events. Each park will feature its very own maze that will give guests the chance to brave the Upside Down and encounter iconic scenes, characters and environments from season one of the critically-acclaimed series. 

August 29, 2018

MILITARY MEMBERS CAN ENJOY FOUR DAYS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


Exclusive “Four Days for the Price of One” Military Ticket Offer Available Now

ORLANDO, Fla. (August 29, 2018) – Active duty and retired military members and their families can experience four days of thrills and excitement at Universal Orlando Resort for the price of one. Available immediately, military members can purchase a 4-Day ticket for the price of a 1-Day ticket. 2-Park and 3-Park options are also available for use anytime now through December 31, 2018.

That’s four days of roller coaster thrills and family favorite experiences like Universal Studios Florida’s newest ride, Fast & Furious – Supercharged, where fans can join the Fast & Furious family as they step into the action of the blockbuster film franchise. They can also enjoy two new spectacular nighttime shows – “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” at Universal Studios Florida and “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle” at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. And, with the purchase of a 3-Park ticket, military members and their families can enjoy Universal's Volcano Bay, a revolutionary water theme park where guests can experience a perfect blend of thrills and relaxation.

August 22, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT ADDS EVEN MORE EVENT DATES TO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2018


More Nights Added Due to Popular Demand 
Plus, All-New Details Revealed about the Final Haunted House in This Year’s Lineup – ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After 

Universal Orlando Resort has added two event dates to Halloween Horror Nights 2018 due to popular demand – giving guests more chances to brave the most intense event in history, featuring more haunted houses than ever before. The added dates – Wednesday, September 19 and Wednesday, September 26 – make this year’s event the longest in history with a total of 36 nights.
Universal also revealed details about the final haunted house that will be featured at Halloween Horror Nights 2018 - ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After.

The twisted minds of Universal Orlando’s Entertainment team are bringing back a fan-favorite with a whole new twist in ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After.  Guests will encounter The Wicked Witch of the West, who has seized control of the fairytale realm and is tormenting treasured storybook characters in hideous and cruel alternate storylines. As guests venture through this nightmarish bedtime story, they’ll see familiar characters now turned evil including Hansel and Gretel salivating for human flesh, a splattered Humpty Dumpty and more.

August 20, 2018

“The Horrors of Blumhouse” Returns to Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights” Bringing New Chapters of Frightening Films to Life from Leading Producer of Horror Jason Blum’s Blockbuster Movies


Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare and Unfriended Featured at Universal Studios Hollywood
The First Purge and Happy Death Day Featured at Universal Orlando

Click Here to Unlock the Horror that Begins on September 14

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (August 20, 2018) – “The Horrors of Blumhouse” makes an encore performance at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights, bringing leading producer of horror Jason Blum’s blockbusters to life in all-new mazes at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, beginning Friday, September 14.

Partnering with the creative minds at Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, Insidious, Split), Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort will unleash a series of Blum’s most terrifying films at the nation’s most intense and immersive Halloween events.

August 14, 2018

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights Unmasks Haddonfield’s Infamous Slasher in All-New Terrifying Mazes Based on “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” Beginning September 14


“HALLOWEEN HAS NEVER BEEN THE SAME…”

Click Here for a Sneak Peek of the Disturbing Mazes Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (August 14, 2018) – Beginning on Friday, September 14, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, from Trancas International Films, takes a stab at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights, bringing the notorious slasher to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort in all-new mazes inspired by the iconic horror film.

Based on the fourth installment in the classic slasher series created by John Carpenter, the mazes will transport guests to the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night where Myers has escaped Smith’s Grove Sanitarium and is hungry for revenge. This time, he relentlessly stalks his niece Jamie as his next victim, stopping at nothing to kill her. 

August 9, 2018

MGM’S SUPERNATURAL CULT HORROR FILM POLTERGEIST COMES TO LIFE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN ALL-NEW HAUNTED MAZES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS’ HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS


New Mazes to be Overrun by Malevolent Spirits at the Nation’s Premier Halloween Events in Orlando and Hollywood Beginning September 14
 CLICK HERE to Look Into the Light

ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Aug 9, 2018) –They’re Here.  Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will bring guests “into the light” as part of this year’s Halloween Horror Nights events featuring terrifying new mazes inspired by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures’ (MGM) iconic supernatural horror film, Poltergeist, beginning September 14.
Directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist garnered critical and consumer success when it first premiered in 1982. Characterized as one of the scariest films of all time, this groundbreaking movie paved the way for a new era of supernatural ghost stories that will come to life for the first time ever at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. This living representation of the film will take guests into some of its most iconic scenes and encounter memorable characters that spawned their first true nightmares.