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Busch Gardens Pass Member Perks for August 2016

Let’s take a look at what’s going on this month for Pass Members at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Buy One, Get One 50% Off Entrées

Throughout August, Pass Members can enjoy a special BUY ONE, GET ONE 50% OFF deal on select entrées at Dragon Fire™ Grill, Zambia Smokehouse and Zagora Café.

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4th of July Orlando Fun 2017

Thinking about braving the parks for the 4th of July holiday?

Let me help you navigate through the top celebrations occurring  at the Orlando theme parks and also the local events around town.

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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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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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Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

It’s Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort!

Christmas week is finally here and I am soooo happy to be able to spend another year with my loved ones. In case you’re a visitor or a central Florida local, I wanted to give you all some alternative holiday options to celebrating this festive occasion. The on-site hotels of Universal Orlando Resort will be offering a variety of holiday happenings for the 2014 season.

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New Year’s Eve 2014

Photo: Universal Orlando

Photo: Universal Orlando

New Year’s Eve 2014 at Universal CityWalk® is a Hipster’s party paradise when bringing in the New Year. Universal guests know that this eye-popping, mind-blowing, jam-packed New Year’s celebration will be the place to be each this year! CityWalk® guests will be able to enjoy six unique party zones, each with its own signature drinks and entertainment. Plus, each CityWalk® club will feature live music and unlimited gourmet cuisine. Then top off the celebration with a midnight champagne toast and an out of this world pyrotechnics show. Drink it all in at eVe, the best party this year and next!

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2014 Theme Park Holiday Events

2014 Theme Park Holiday Events

Happy December Hipsters! It’s my second favorite month of the year (minus my birthday month of November 😉 ) which means the Christmas season is in full effect around the theme parks! Listed below are a few events going on until January to commemorate the joyful occasion.

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Universal Studios Annual Passholders Discount News and More!

Universal Orlando ResortNew! Annual Passholders Early Admission Returns: Universal Studios Annual Passholders can now receive weekday Early Park Admission through December 18, 2014. Block out dates apply.

New! Annual Passholder Discounts on Dining Plans: It’s the perfect way to lock in savings on snacks and meals for your Universal Orlando vacation. It includes one low price for food at guests favorite places. Just look for the Universal Dining Icon on the menu.

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