Halloween Horror Nights Canceled At Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood

Halloween Horror Nights, the hugely popular fall event at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, has been canceled, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The after-hours event is the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic, which has hit the theme park and tourism industries particularly hard. Halloween Horror Nights is a series of spooky events that […]

Parents Outraged After A Universal Orlando Character Made An ‘OK’ Sign On Six-Year-Old’s Shoulder

The parents of a mixed-race six-year-old girl are outraged after a costumed employee at Universal Orlando Resort made an “OK” symbol on their daughter’s shoulder while posing for pictures, USA Today reports. The hand sign is viewed by some as a white supremacy symbol. Colorado parents Tiffiney and Richard Zinger say that, in March, they […]

Guests Can Now Meet A Troll That Farts Glitter At Universal Orlando, And This Is Not A Joke

When people go to theme parks, they do so for many other reasons than just attractions and rides. Guests love to have different types of food and see so many other sights and meet characters from some of their favorite movies. At the Universal Orlando Resort, there are characters from all kinds of movies and […]

Man Accused Of Trying To Kidnap A Young Girl From Harry Potter Attraction At Universal Orlando

Every year, there are thousands upon thousands of guests who head to Central Florida and visit Universal Orlando to have a good time during the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately, things became very scary for one family who visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter just wanting to have fun. During their visit to Islands of Adventure, […]

Universal Orlando Resort Faces Lawsuit Over English Only-Warning Signs After Man Dies At The Park

A family is suing Universal Orlando Studios after a 38-year-old died after suffering a heart attack at the park two years ago, USA Today is reporting. Jose Calderon Arana, a Guatemalan man who did not speak English, told his family he wasn’t feeling well after riding the “Skull Island: Reign of Kong” ride. The ride […]

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium At Universal CityWalk Fails Health Inspection With Roaches In Kitchen

The Universal Orlando Resort has fallen under fire this week as one of its most popular restaurants failed a health inspection earlier this month. The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium at Universal CityWalk often has a rather lengthy wait due to its popularity and incredibly sweet treats, but this could hurt things quite a bit. Not only […]

Theme Park Report Shows Disney’s Animal Kingdom And Almost All Walt Disney World Park Attendance Up In 2017

Each and every single year, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and AECOM publish their attendance report to show just how the theme parks around the world are doing attendance-wise. On Thursday, the 2017 report was issued to show just how the parks did last year and something happened that had never taken place before. Thanks […]

‘Stranger Things’ Announced As First Maze For Halloween Horror Nights 2018 At Universal Orlando

Just a few days ago, Universal Orlando announced the 2018 dates and a special ticket deal for Halloween Horror Nights, but there were no further details about the event. Now, the very first maze has been announced, and fans will be thrilled to know they can venture into the Upside-Down and take on the Demogorgon […]

Dates Revealed For Halloween Horror Nights 2018 At Universal Orlando: Limited-Time Second Night Free

It may only be March and many are thinking of sun, sand, and having a good vacation over spring break, but there’s always time to think about the fear that will come this fall. Last week, Walt Disney World revealed the dates and ticket sales for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, but what about those who […]

Universal Studios In Orlando And Hollywood Raise Ticket Prices One Week After Disney

Less than one week ago, ticket prices were increased at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland as is expected in February every year, but they weren’t the only ones to do it. Now, Universal Studios has raised the prices of its parks, in both Orlando and Hollywood, for 2018, and again, it was not unexpected. […]

‘Harry Potter’ Fan Banned From Universal Orlando For One Year – Live Video Explanation Goes Viral

When guests head to the theme parks at Universal Orlando, many of them are thinking they will have a fun-filled day and not end up banned from the property for an entire year. One Harry Potter fan took her family to Universal Studios this past weekend with the intent of enjoying all that the park […]

Universal Parks And Resorts Hands Out $1,000 Bonus To Team Members For A Successful 2017

For those who worked for Universal Parks and Resorts, it certainly now seems as if 2017 was a success for more than just the company itself. For those who were team members of the Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood in 2017, many of you will be receiving a $1,000 bonus from the executives […]

Full Details On WDW Club-Level Guests Buying Additional FastPasses, 90-Day Window With ‘Theme Park Extra’

Walt Disney World is always looking at ways of giving extra incentives to those who book different levels of lodging and tickets, and this one may entice people to up their resort stays. Guests staying at one of the on-property resort hotels already have the advantage of booking FastPasses at a window that starts further […]

Universal Orlando Introduces Brand New Character Dining Experience With Marvel Superheroes

Having a good meal is something that everyone likes to have on their vacation, but what if you could dine with the Marvel superheroes? Well, that is exactly the opportunity that is being brought to everyone as Universal Orlando is introducing a brand new experience for all their guests. Beginning very soon, those who head […]

New Permits Filed Show Nintendo Plans And Map For Both Parks At Universal Orlando – KidZone Likely Gone

By now, it is no secret that Universal Orlando has been busy buying up a lot of land and preparing to build a Nintendo land, but more information is finally starting to come about. With the clever minds of those on the Internet, filed permits have been found that sort of map out where these […]

Could ‘Stranger Things’ Be At 2018 Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Studios? — Possible Hints Dropped

This year’s Halloween Horror Nights may have been one of the best ever with some new houses as well as returning favorites, but there is always room for improvement. It just so happened that the premiere of Season 2 of Stranger Things on Netflix took place near the end of the frightening Universal Studios annual […]

Walt Disney World, Other Orlando Theme Parks Reopen Post-Hurricane, Some Attractions Still Dark

Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and other central Florida theme parks have re-opened after Hurricane Irma passed through, although some attractions are still dark, The Orlando Sentinel is reporting. The venerable Disney theme parks closed down on Saturday, as did most other attractions in the area in advance of the monster storm, which was expected […]

Universal Orlando Announces Incredible New ‘Holiday Entertainment’ For The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

For nearly a decade, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has amazed and thrilled all those who have visited the Universal Orlando Resort, but this holiday season, there will be much more. It was just announced that the Harry Potter areas in both Orlando theme parks would transform for the Christmas season to bring even […]

Teenage Girl Injured By Exploding E-Cigarette At Orlando Theme Park

A teenager girl was injured by an e-cigarette at Universal Orlando theme park, after another passenger’s device exploded and sent a fireball into the girl’s face, The Orlando Sentinel is reporting. The Tennessee teenager was on board the Hogwarts Express, which connects passengers between the Universal Studios theme park and the adjoining Islands of Adventure […]

‘American Horror Story’ To Come To Life At Universal Parks’ Halloween Horror Nights

American Horror Story is coming to Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights! Scenes and storylines from select seasons of the hit FX series will be incorporated into the the theme park’s annual special-event fright fest at parks in both California and Orlando. Scenes, settings and characters from Season 1’s “Murder House,” from Season 4’s “Freak Show,” […]

Halloween Horror Nights 25 Opens At Universal Orlando: All The Info You Need On Haunted Houses, Scare Zones, Shows, More

On Friday night, many people walked in through the gates of Universal Studios Orlando and experienced the 25th anniversary of Halloween Horror Nights. Jack the Clown is back as the host, and thousands of people walked in to experience the fear of nine terrifying haunted houses, five scare zones, two shows, and a whole lot […]

Wet ‘n Wild Orlando Closing: America’s First Water Park Turns Off The Faucets

Wet ‘n’ Wild Orlando is closing in 2016. The Florida amusement park opened in 1977 and is regarded as one of the first water parks in the country. Universal Orlando Resort, which owns Wet ‘n Wild, is planning to build a new water park called Volcano Bay to fill the void. The new park will […]

Watch An Animation Of Skyscraper: The World’s Tallest Roller Coaster, Opening 2017

Earlier this summer, Inquisitr writer Jan Omega reported on plans for the world’s tallest roller coaster, which will be built in Orlando and is set to open in 2017. Now, animated video of the roller coaster is available and it doesn’t disappoint. Skyscraper, as the roller coaster is being called, will not be part of […]

‘Harry Potter’ Character Gets A New Story: J.K. Rowling Shares The Tale Of The Singing Sorceress

Harry Potter fans, rejoice! J.K. Rowling has released a new story about a character from the books. The author continues to revisit the wizarding world on the Pottermore website, a magical place mere Muggles can go whenever they miss their favorite Hogwarts students. However, J.K. Rowling’s latest Harry Potter story doesn’t center on Harry, Ron, […]

A 12-Year-Old Boy Lost His Fingertips On ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’, Too

Earlier this month, a British tourist made headlines when he lost two of his fingertips on Walt Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction (see this Inquisitr story). Now, the Walt Disney Company is admitting that, three months earlier, a 12-year-old boy also lacerated his fingertips on the same ride, the Sydney Morning Herald is […]

Captain America Actor At Theme Park Charged With Sending Nude Selfies To Underage Girl

By day, he was Captain America. In full costume as the patriotic superhero, theme park actor Joseph Alton posed for photos with dozens of tourists at Universal Orlando theme park in Florida. But this Captain America is in trouble for showing a little too much of himself without the red, white and blue costume — […]

Steven Spielberg: ‘Transformers’ Makes For Great Amusement Park Ride

Steven Spielberg knew from the moment he saw the Transformers movies that they would give audiences a ride. Now the film series, with the help of Oscar-winning director, has become just that. Spielberg served as a consultant on a amusement park ride at Florida’s Universal Orlando called “Transformers: The Ride-3D.” If anyone knows how to […]

Simpsons Land At Universal Orlando Gets Krusty Burger And Moe’s

Simpsons Land at Universal’s theme park in Orlando now includes Krusty Burger and Moe’s tavern. Fox and Pepsi once had a contest where the winner would get their own actual house based on the one in The Simpsons. Now Universal Orlando has gone all the way with it and made an entire theme park based […]

Universal Orlando Raises One-Day Ticket Prices To Disney World Levels

Universal Orlando has received a lot of press and even more visitors since their Wizarding World of Harry Potter resort opened and in response to increased demand the company this week announced steep price increases to both of their resorts. Last week Walt Disney raised their one week park prices and this week Orland followed […]