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Posts about Universal Orlando resort.

A Celebration of Harry Potter Casts its Magic on Universal Orlando

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week we journey to Universal Orlando and enjoy the Celebration of Harry Potter festival that happened over the weekend.   // That wraps up this week's column. What...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #153 – News and Kali Versus Popeye

On this episode we hear Michelle's input on The Great Butterbeer Debate, then go in to the news to talk about two recent theme park polls, one on the top ten U.S theme park...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #113 – News, Rumors and Irish Q&A

The Unofficial Universal Orlando team are back and we begin as we always do with our news shows, with listener Butterbeer preference, this time from listener Cesar Juarez from California. Don't forget you can record...

Dateline Universal Florida: Fallon, Furious, and Volcano Bay Rise at Universal

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Studios Florida! This week, we're taking a look at the updates around Studios park which include Race through New York with Jimmy Fallon and the Fast and Furious...

Can You Survive Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 25

It's hard to imagine in the middle of a hot summer, but next month, the gateway to the Underworld will once again creak open as the biggest, longest and most intense Halloween event once...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 24 Thrills

The dark veil of Halloween Horror Nights has descended yet again on Universal Studios in Orlando. For the past twenty-four years around Halloween time, Universal has turned their parks into nightmare fuel to scare,...

Amazing Things at Universal Orlando for the Holiday Season

"What does Universal Orlando do for the holidays?" This was the question I asked myself as I realized that as a lifelong Floridian, I'd never been to Universal Orlando around Christmastime. I mean sure...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #149 – News and Emails

On this show we discuss the latest news, which includes Freddy V's Jason coming to Halloween Horror Nights, Hello Kitty coming to Universal Studios Florida and Wet N Wild closing. We then dive in to...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #111 – News, Rumors and Autism at the Parks

We begin this episode with a Listener Butterbeer preference. If you would like to throw your hat in the ring, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know who you are, where...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Universal Express Added to the Wizarding World

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! There's always so much to see and cover in these parks. Today we're headed to Universal Studios!     Even though it isn't new,...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #140 – Entertainment Designers Forum

On this episode we take you to the recent Entertainment Designers Forum that is held every year in aid of the American Cancer Society Relay for life. The forum included a few people who...

Five Tips For Surviving a Theme Park Haunt for the Complete Chicken

Amy has updated her Haunt Tips for the 2016 season. Please be sure to share your tips for helping those who are afraid to enjoy their local haunt. I’m really an odd duck. I love...

Yesterland: Observations about the Wizarding World in Florida

Dragon Challenge at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Florida is in the news this week. The steel coaster with two interlaced tracks will close forever on September 4, 2017. A new Harry Potter-themed attraction...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #136 – Disney vs Universal

On this episode we delve in to the mailbag to discuss what we would like to see for Halloween Horror Nights 25, we get into the Selfie Stick debate, some Diagon Alley tips and...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Halloween Horror Nights 26

Hello, and welcome to a special edition of Dateline Universal Orlando! We attended opening night for Halloween Horror Nights 26 and we can't wait to tell you all about it. We have some photography...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Dragon Challenge Getting the Axe

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we're at Islands of Adventure. There are a few surprises ahead . . . let's take a look! ...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #135 – News & Orlando On Location

On this show we catch up on the news from Universal Orlando Resort, which includes some Halloween Horror Nights information, upcoming entertainment, what 's been going on with harry Potter and the Escape from...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Fast and Furious Attraction Construction

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we're checking out Universal Studios Florida. As always, there's something big on the way. Let's take a look. Look, up in the sky ....

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review and Photos

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we are taking a look at three different nights spent at Halloween Horror Nights 27, one of which was the media party that Universal was...

Despicable Me Minion Madness in Technical Rehearsals At Universal Orlando

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem has opened at Universal Studios Florida for Technical Rehearsals. This is Universal's term for a soft opening. We were lucky enough to ride and will share our review below (Spoiler...