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Universal Orlando Resort Thanksgiving Guide 2016

If your idea of Thanksgiving Day is spending time in Orlando with family at a Universal Orlando Resort, then you’ve chosen the perfect place. Among the coasters, magic, and fairy-tales are some of the best fall festival feasts right here in the theme park capital of the world. 

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Universal Orlando Annual Passholders August 2016 Perks and More!

Passholder Appreciation Kick-Off Event

The Universal Orlando Resort is kicking off Passholder Appreciation Days! Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure will stay open late for Passholders, giving private access to select attractions and venues in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter –Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade, Jurassic Parkand Marvel Super Hero Island. Plus Passholders will be able to experience the new ride, Skull Island: Reign of Kong.

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summer time

30 Ways to Beat the Florida Theme Park Heat

Summertime in Florida is like no other state, especially for theme park goers. If you’re a resident of an area that experiences all four seasons with mild summers, then you will definitely be taken aback by the hot, humid, indescribable weather that Florida is known for.

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ET Adventure

Ride Highlight: E.T. Adventure

Let’s get ready to take a far out journey with the popular creature known as E.T.

A classic Universal Studios Florida dark ride and the only remaining original attraction based on the 1982 Steven Spielberg film. The sci-fi film takes viewers on an epic ride of friendship and loyalty with the extraterrestrial and a young boy named Elliot.

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Twister Closing at Universal Studios

Universal Studios Orlando has just announced that Twister: Ride It Out will officially be closing on November 2, 2015. This closure will make way for the new Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon attraction.

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Summer Theme Park Fun is Officially Here- Happy July!

The summer theme park fun has officially begun ushering in loads of screams, watery-adventures, and amusement park findings.

Here in Florida the heat has arrived in all of its former glory bringing temperatures that tend to feel much more scorching than years before…well at least in my opinion.

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A Celebration of Harry Potter Returns

Once again it’s that time of year to celebrate the magic of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter for the approaching weekend. A Celebration of Harry Potter will recognize the amazing storytelling and cinematic feats used to bring this wonderful world made real for everyone! The celebration will take place from today until February 1st 2015 throughout Universal Orlando Resort.

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Celebration of Harry Potter 2015 Meet-Up

Celebration of Harry Potter Social Media Meet-UpA Celebration of Harry Potter‘ is just a few weeks away and Universal Orlando has announced there will be a special Social Media Meet-Up event taking place during the same weekend. Attendees for the Social Media Meet-Up will be selected through some type of contest, but the details on how to enter have not yet been announced. Winners will receive credentials to the event, which will provide an inside look at some of the art and artistry that has brought Harry Potter to life in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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Mardi Gras 2015 coming to Universal Studios

Mardi Gras 2014Mardi Gras 2015 coming soon to Universal Studios: Take the best traditions of The Big Easy, an amazing concert line-up, and all the excitement of Universal Studios Florida, and you’ve got the makings of the biggest party in Florida.

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras is sixteen nights of toe-tapping music, sizzling Cajun and Creole cuisine, and beads by the handful. Each night features one of the biggest names in music live in concert, a dazzling parade, outrageous street performers, and more.

The Mardi Gras 2015 celebration will take place select nights Feb 7 through April 18.

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Free Day at Universal Studios

Universal Orlando Free DayHappy Thursday Hipsters! I am excited to let you in on the free day at Universal Studios that is being offered to guests!

Back in October, Universal Orlando Resort announced the return of the resort’s popular 3rd Day Free Offer for U.S. and Canada residents – giving guests a third day FREE with the purchase of a 2-day park ticket.

This offer gives visitors even more time to enjoy the trip of a lifetime to Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Offer valid for purchase through June 7, 2015 and is valid for 14 days from the first use – must be used in full by June 20, 2015.

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