Showing posts with label Universal Orlando. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Universal Orlando. Show all posts

April 16, 2019

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT RELEASES FIRST-EVER LOOK AT MAGICAL CREATURES THAT AWAIT IN HAGRID’S MAGICAL CREATURES MOTORBIKE ADVENTURE DURING WEEK-LONG REVEAL


The Epic New Addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Opens June 13

Orlando, Fla. (April 15, 2019) – Starting today through April 19, Universal Orlando Resort is giving guests a first-ever look at the magical creatures they’ll encounter inside the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience yet – Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.

The epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be an immersive experience unlike any other, combining a new level of storytelling and innovative coaster technology with elaborate environments – including an actual forest with more than 1,200 live trees – to bring an all-new wizarding world adventure to life. Guests will embark on a journey with Hagrid – one of the most beloved characters in theHarry Potter films – into the Forbidden Forest to discover some of the wizarding world’s rarest magical creatures.

April 9, 2019

NEW UNIVERSAL CITYWALK RESTAURANT, BIGFIRE, BRINGS FIRESIDE DINING EXPERIENCE DIRECTLY TO GUESTS

 

All-New Restaurant to Put Modern Twist on Open-Fire Cooking,
Adding Bold Flavors to American Classic Dishes

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 9, 2019) – This summer, Universal Orlando Resort will debut its next original concept dining experience – Bigfire – an all-new, full-service restaurant that will bring a specially created menu and a highly-themed environment directly to guests at Universal CityWalk – and take open fire cooking to a whole new level.

Bigfire will feature unique theming designed to make guests feel as though they have stepped into a grand lakeside lodge, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of summers spent by the water. The two-story venue will feature warm modern surroundings, from a cozy fireplace to cast iron and wood design elements mixed with nostalgic camp lanterns and oversized plaid blankets. As guests step onto the outside patio, they will be greeted with twinkling lights, comfortable seating and lawn games for the entire family to enjoy. And guests will be able to enjoy one of the most popular fireside treats– s’mores – which they will be able to prepare themselves right at their table.

March 28, 2019

NETFLIX’S ORIGINAL SERIES “STRANGER THINGS” RETURNS TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD AND UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT WITH ALL-NEW “HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS” MAZES THIS FALL

Click Here for a Sneak Peek into the Upside Down

Universal City, CA, Orlando, Fla. (March 27, 2019) – Netflix’s supernatural thriller, “Stranger Things” returns to “Halloween Horror Nights” 2019 at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, debuting all-new mazes inspired by seasons 2 and 3 of the critically-acclaimed series.

This year’s chilling mazes pick up where last year’s mazes left off, continuing the suspenseful storyline where a predatory entity terrorizes the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, and delving even further into the parallel universe, referred to as the Upside Down. 
The mazes on both coasts will also parallel the hit show as it leaps forward to 1985, taking guests on a terrifying excursion through portions of “Stranger Things 3,” which begins streaming July 4 on Netflix.

As with the previous mazes, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort are partnering with Netflix and the creators and executive producers of “Stranger Things” to create authentic representations of the blockbuster series.

BLUE MAN ORLANDO LAUNCHES NEW BAND JAM EXPERIENCE


ORLANDO, March 26, 2019 – Blue Man Group is proud to announce the launch of the Band Jam Experience, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to jam out with a Blue Man Group band member following the nightly show at Universal CityWalk. The 20-minute jam session is performed on a custom-made, four-person drumbone percussion instrument created in the exclusive Blue Man Group music lab.

March 20, 2019

LAST CHANCE: UNPRECEDENTED OFFER GIVES UP TO SIX MONTHS FREE ON UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT ANNUAL PASSES


Don’t Miss This Special Offer – Purchase and Activate Your Pass by April 4 

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 19, 2019) – Universal Orlando Resort is giving Passholders more thrills and adventure than ever before. It’s the last chance to take advantage of up to six months FREE on Universal Orlando Resort Annual Passes. This special offer is valid on 2-Park and 3-Park Seasonal and Annual Passes and is only available for purchase and activation through April 4, 2019.

That’s up to a year and a half to enjoy all of the thrills and excitement Universal Orlando has to offer, including:

March 14, 2019

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS NEW DETAILS FOR HAGRID’S MAGICAL CREATURES MOTORBIKE ADVENTURE - THE MOST HIGHLY THEMED, IMMERSIVE COASTER YET


Thrilling Adventure will be the Epic New Addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Open on June 13
Click Here to Watch Harry Potter Film Star, Tom Felton and Art Director, Alan Gilmore Reveal 
the Wondrous Details…

Orlando, Fla. (March 12, 2019) – On June 13, 2019, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure  the epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – will soar into Universal Orlando Resort and become the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience yet. Today, all-new details have been revealed about the magical new adventure that awaits.

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure will combine a new level of storytelling and innovative coaster technology with rich environments and sets – including an actual forest with more than 1,200 live trees. It will also give guests the unique opportunity to join Hagrid – one of the most beloved characters in the Harry Potter films – on a journey to one of the most mysterious places in the wizarding world – the Forbidden Forest. With Hagrid as their guide, guests will fly deep into the Forbidden Forest and brave the mysteries and thrills beyond the grounds of Hogwarts castle on a groundbreaking coaster experience unlike any other.

February 28, 2019

A POWERFUL DARK ARTS SPELL HAS BEEN CAST ON “THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER,” BRINGING A DYNAMIC, ALL-NEW LIGHT PROJECTION EXPERIENCE TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD AND UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


Universal City, CA; Orlando, Fla. (February 28, 2019) – Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort invite guests to experience an exciting new dimension of sorcery at “The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM” with the introduction of the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle,” a powerful, original and breathtaking projection experience.
The “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” will illuminate Hogwarts castle and “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” nightly from April 13 – 28 at Universal Studios Hollywood then return from May 25 – 27.

Universal Orlando Resort’s experience will debut later this year with dates to be announced at a later time.

This exciting all-new experience in “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will cast a mesmerizing display of light, music and special effects, unleashing the darkest creatures and villains, including the powerful Dark wizard Lord Voldemort.

February 26, 2019

ALL-NEW ‘TODAY’ CAFE TO OPEN AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


Guests Can Experience Studio 1A Themed Cafe With New York Inspired Menu This Spring

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2019) – The TODAY Cafe will soon make its way to Universal Orlando Resort’s neck of the woods. The cafe will bring together a highly-themed environment designed to feel like stepping onto the iconic TODAY show set along with specialty food and beverage options.

NBC’s TODAY informs, entertains, inspires and sets the agenda each morning for Americans. Now, guests of Universal Orlando will have the chance to start their day with America’s number-one morning show and be part of the Studio 1A experience every time they visit. Guests can step into the stage-lit set inspired by the show and catch up on top headlines from TODAY’s live broadcast, all while refueling for more theme park thrills.

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
Click Here to purchase tickets 

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.  

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