Electric Ocean - SeaWorld Orlando 2018

Electric Ocean Returns to Light-up SeaWorld Orlando Once Again This Summer

SeaWorld Orlando’s most popular night-time celebration – Electric Ocean is back for another summer of fun, featuring an electrifying evening of fun, foods and dazzling lights. Starting May 25, 2018, the one-of-a-kind show tends to add more energy and fun to spice up your SeaWorld experience after sunset. So plan your SeaWorld trip beyond the regular park hours this summer. Stay back and be a part of the most sparkling nigh-time fun adventure that the park has to offer.

Electric Ocean brings to you a host of returning favourites and new additions for the 2018 summer event. Among the new 2018 attractions include – Touch the Sky, a high energy entertainment of the sky and sea, featuring beautiful bottlenose dolphins, macaws and original score. Also new to this year’s event is Elmo Rocks that features Sesame Street characters Elmo, Abby, Cookie Monster, Zoe, Bert and Ernie all in their best of rock n’ roll at the SeaPort Theatre.

The entertainment for Electric Ocean is quite electrifying at Club Sea Glow as well. With 35 electrifying performers, world-class DJs and colossal neon sea creatures, dancing lights, music and laser effects it’s a mesmerizing experience. The “Pop” show, presented by SeaWorld and Bubble legendary is another must see offerings of the event. Pop brings to life an amazing display of artistry by blending the best of lights, lasers, music and bubbles.

The classic show – Sea Lions Tonite is another most exciting and hilarious highlights that will take you on a parody trip to SeaWorld through the eyes of sea lion heroes, Clyde and Seamore. Again, “Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night” is another returning favourite that puts you in front of one of the most powerful and fun-filled presentations of SeaWorld’s majestic killer whales. During the show the entire Shamu Stadium is charged up with a colourful and vibrant ambience.

The night-time show ends with a spectacular firework display called Ignite, featuring amazing water effects backed by a powerful musical score. When Ignite erupts, the entire lake area of the Park comes alive with intricate laser projections and towering flames that shoot up to 100 feet in the air. Electric Ocean is included with the regular sea world tickets and takes place on select nights starting May, 25 through September 2, 2018.

Halloween Horror Nights 2018 - Universal Orlando

New Haunted Houses for Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 2018

After the revelation of dates and ticket deals, it’s time to get acquainted with the main attractions for the 2018 Halloween Horror Nights Event. And what better way to start with then taking a peek at the recently announced haunted houses. First, it’s the Stranger Things that comes to scare you with a whole-new harrowing maze. And next, we have another brand new house called – Dead Exposure: Patient Zero. There are more to come, including scare zones, shows and many other special Halloween attractions. For the latest announcements and latest updates on the Event, you may want to visit the official Universal Orlando Halloween site.

Stranger Things - Haunted House- Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 2018

Stranger Things – Haunted House- Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 2018


The Netflix’s mega – hit series Stranger Things comes with an intense new freight experience that will turn you upside down. Inside the new house you will find yourself struggling with the suspense and supernatural freights like never before. Stranger Things is based on the Season 1 of the popular supernatural adventure. The house brings to life all those memorable moments and scenes from the show, featuring Hawkins National Library where things have gone terribly wrong, the mysterious darkness of the Upside Down and the unavoidable encounters with the Demogorgon.

Dead Exposure - Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 2018

Dead Exposure – Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 2018


The second house – Dead Exposure: Patient Zero is based on the original concept. It was a fan-favorite and shook guests to their core when first appeared in the 2008 Halloween Horror Nights event. Universal is bringing back the same terror, but now dropping you in 1982 Paris. Dead Exposure: Patient Zero will puts you in the middle of another zombie apocalypse amidst hordes of flesh- eating undead. Inside, in the middle of darkness you will be haunted by the undead. The attack can come from anywhere. No-matter how hard you try to hide, they will find you out. However, there is a vaccine that protects you from the apocalypse. But then you have to sacrifice your eye sights for using it.

Dead Exposure is the first original house announced for the 2018 event. The Resort is yet to announce more haunted houses and scare zones for the event. Halloween Horror Nights 2018 is scheduled to take place on select dates, starting September, 14 and runs for 34 nights through November 3, 2018. Halloween Horror Nights is a hard ticketed event and not included with regular Universal Studios tickets. Horror fans can also take advantage of the special limited-time ticket offers that comes with a second night free. For purchase of event tickets, packages and special offers visit the official Universal Orlando Halloween site.

Disney's Animal Kingdom 20 th Anniversary Celebration

Visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the Most Magical Celebration of Nature – From April 22 to May 5, 2018

On Earth Day – April 22, 2018, Disney’s Animal Kingdom celebrates its 20 th anniversary in a grand style. The milestone celebration continues through May 5, 2018, featuring special entertainments and family-friendly activities, including animal encounters, specialty desserts and much more. The entire 500 acres park comes alive with a wild party called Party for the Planet.

The special Party for the Planet celebration will connect you with the most magical world of the wild that Disney’s Animal Kingdom has to offer. Guests discover a host of celebration offerings, including the welcome program, the exclusive 20 th anniversary PhotoPass opportunities, special limited-time Wilderness Explorers Badge Locations for guests, special backstage experiences, including special limited-time 20 th anniversary lunch menu, commemorative merchandise and more.

Rafiki’s Planet Watch - Disney's Animal Kingdom

Rafiki’s Planet Watch – Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Among the main celebration highlights, include the Rafiki’s Planet Watch. The favorite wildlife attraction offers an awe-inspiring backstage experience, where you will meet the animal experts, see and discover the world of the wilds like never before. Guest will also learn about animal nutrition, visit the state of the art veterinary hospital, and learn about the various initiatives taken by Disney to protect the animal and the wild.

There is also brand-new show – UP! A Great Bird Adventure that Debuts on the April 22, 2018. The new show offers the opportunity to meet senior Wilderness Explorer Russel and his Squirrel friend Dug from the Disney Pixar film. Russel and Dug presents a new adventure that includes encounters with many exotic and colorful birds from around the world.
Another celebration highlight is the special 20 th anniversary PhotoPass Opportunities. Just step in to an exclusive anniversary photo opportunity and immortalized your special Animal Kingdom memories. Along with the oversized picture frames celebrating the Park’s 20 th anniversary, you can also have other Disney PhotoPass frames that supports the “Reverse the Decline” campaign in support of animals by the Disney Conservation Fund. For Annual Passholders Disney offers free Photopass downloads on select passes as well.

The Celebration also include special limited-time Wilderness Explorers Badge Locations. By joining the Wilderness Explorer program guests will be able to get more close with nature and the wild. To earn the coveted badges, first you should take the Wilderness Explorer pledge and have a field guide issued from the respective headquarters in the Park. The Wilderness Explorer Program offers a great opportunity to explore and experience Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park.

The special 20 th anniversary celebration also offers an intimate dining experience. Also don’t forget to try the special-edition lunch menu at Tiffins. You can also go shopping for special 20 th anniversary merchandise as well.

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Halloween Horror NIghts 2018

Dates, Ticket Deals for Halloween Horror Nights 2018

It’s never too early to get ready for the next big trip to the Nation’s premier Halloween Event. While the annual fall Fest is still months away, starting September 14 through November 3, 2018, special packages and ticket deals for HHN-28 are on sale already. For Universal Orlando Halloween fans this is a great opportunity – just grab the best available offers in advance. Halloween Horror Nights Fest is one of the most anticipated events of its kind. And given the huge seasonal crowds, it’s always better to have the tickets early as possible. So plan your dates accordingly and take advantage of the initial ticket deals the Resort is offering for that scariest theme park experience ever.

The dates for Halloween Horror Nights 2018 as per the Universsal website are as follows – September 14 – 16, 20 – 23, 28 – 30 | October 3-7, 10 – 14, 17 – 21, 24 – 28, and 31 | November 1- 3.

The special limited-time ticket deal, which is on sale for HHN-28 come with great savings and a second fright nights for free. It allows admission for two select nights and is priced at $77.99. You can select any night of the Event except Saturday and you will get a second non-Saturday night of the Event for free. The special ticket deal is available on sale until June 6, 2018. The Resort is also offering a Horror Nights hotel package that allows four – night hotel stay, including four days of admissions to the three Universal Orlando parks – Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay Water Park, and of- course admission to HHN-28 for two select nights if booked on or before June 6, 2018. Prices for the special hotel package starts at $215. Ticket package can be upgraded with special attractions such as the exclusive Behind the Screams and RIP Tour as well.

HHN-28 is scheduled to run for 34 select nights, from September 14 through November 3, 2018. There is no further detail on additional ticket options yet. Also the Resort has not reveal any detail about the main attractions of the Event. There is no information on the upcoming haunted houses or blood-curdling scare zones for that matter. However, as per the speculations HHN-28 is expected to include a total of nine brand new haunted mazes and five scare zones. Horror fans will have everything from iconic horrors to classic cult to most terrifying and disturbing TV shows.

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Rock the Universe 2018 - Florida's Biggest Christian Music Festival at Universal orlando

Get Ready for Some Amazing Concerts at Universal Orlando’s ‘Rock the Universe’ Fest 2018

It seems Florida’s biggest Christian music festival – Rock the Universe will create a new masterpiece once again when it returns to Universal Orlando in September, 2018. The special event offers you the most unforgettable weekend of faith and fun that Universal has to offer. Set with an incredible lineup of Christian concerts, with star performers such as TobyMac, Casting Crowns, and Jesus Culture the special event brings to you the best of rock and ride adventures ever.

Rock the Universe festival 2018 brings to you two nights of powerful music – to be held on September 7 and 8, 2018. The special event also includes a Candle-lighting ceremony and a special Fan Zone by Coca-Cola, featuring more live performances and autograph sessions as well. Among the favorite ride attractions that will be available during the event include the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, and if all things go as per schedule, probably guests will be able to experience the new Fast & Furious – Supercharged ride attraction, slated to debut this spring.

Rock the Universe 2018 - Concerts

Rock the Universe 2018 – Concerts


Rock the Universe is one of the most anticipated annual event. It received a rocking welcome last year too. But sadly it couldn’t continue for the second night due to Hurricane Irma. This year the Event will definitely fulfill all the promises and guests will have a never before rocking weekend for sure. The amazing lineup for this year include – Jesus Culture, TobyMac, Lauren Daigle, Red, Zach Williams, and Trip Lee on Friday, September 7, 2018. Followed by Casting Crowns, For King & Country, Family Force 5, Brandon Health, Andy Mineo, and Ryan Stevenson on Sunday, September 8, 2018.

Rock the Universe festival is a hard ticketed event. Not included in regular admissions. Guest will have to pay extra to attend the special Event. Universal typically release tickets for the Event in the month of July. So please keep visiting the official Universal Orlando website for the event tickets. You can also visit our special Universal Studios Tickets page for discount offers on various Universal admissions and updates on the special event tickets.

It’s true that Universal Music Plaza stage is the central attraction of the Event. But you may want to take a break from the main stage and visit the additional experiences the Event has to offer. Located at the New York section of the Park is the FanZone that offers you the opportunity to connect with and take autograph from the favorite artists. In addition to this there is also the Candle-lighting ceremony to be attended at the Music Plaza stage.

Usually, Rock the Universe tickets come in two different choices. You can either go for a one night ticket or two nights. Also special discounts available for annual pass-holders. Entry to the event starts at 4:00 pm in the evening.

Seven Seas Food Festival -Sea World Orlando 2018

It’s a Delicious Mix of New & Returning Favorites with World Class Entertainments at Seven Seas Food Festival

SeaWorld Orlando fans are having a great time with food and entertainment as the on-going Seven Seas Food Festival is leaving no stone unturned in its quest for a delicious and fun-filled experience. Powered with awe-inspiring culinary marketplaces (includes both new and returning favorites) and world – class musical acts it seems the 2018 Festival is even more exciting than last year when it was celebrated for the first time. Starting February 17 through April 15, 2018, each Saturday and Sunday it will be an amazing discovery of flavors from around the world, including local craft brews, wines and spirits. And to top it up you have the incredible concerts – live performances by top music artists on every select dates.

The Seven Seas Food Festival is comparatively a new event that SeaWorld Orlando is celebrating annually for the last two years now. It offers you a taste – adventure unlike any other. Seven Seas Food Festival is an exciting discovery of global delicacies, including local and Latin flavors – served by a selection of most amazing marketplaces right in the middle of the world’s most incredible marine environments. Also it’s great to know that each and every item you have at the Festival reflects SeaWorld’s commitment towards sustainable foods and farming, featuring organic dishes, regional and sustainable seafood.

Among the favorite culinary marketplaces two of them are the newest to join the list this year, namely the new German Market with delicious servings such as Weiner Schnitzel Slider, and the new All-American Market with servings such as Nathan’s Chicago, New York, & Coney Island Hot Dog Sliders. Among the returning favorites include the last year’s Mediterranean Market, Mexican Market, Caribbean Market, Florida Market, Polynesian Market, North Atlantic Market, Pacific Coast Market, Brazilian Market, Gulf Coast Market, and Asian Market. The taste adventure also includes special BBQ dishes as well.

The world – class concert series is another important part of the Festival that leaves you dancing, singing and rocking like never before. Don’t miss the fun at Bayside Stadium area of the Park. Here you experience the best of musical acts put up by top country, rock and Latin music artists. The last updated list of performances include big names such as – Alabama, Chris Young, Daughtry, Hanson, Hunter Hayes, Easton Corbin, America, Eli Young Band, El Gran Combo, and more. The concerts start at 5pm and are included with your regular park admission or sea world tickets. However you have to pay extra fee for the special food items in the Festival. Special upgrades such as sampling lanyards for specialty dining are also available at extra cost.

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Fest Returns with Exciting New Cuisine and Concerts

Busch Gardens Tampa Florida is celebrating its annual Food & Wine Festival – starting March 3, 2018 through April 29, 2018 on Saturdays and Sundays. The favourite spring – time Fest brings to you the best of culinary and concert experiences, featuring new dishes, wines, and world-class musical acts from some of the biggest names in music today.

The 2018 Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival presents a total of 13 culinary cabins packed with new and favourite dishes, including a large selection of wines, brews and cocktails. From brie grilled cheese to fried frog legs with bacon corn fritters, Korean-style ribs to lobster tart with leeks and Swiss cheese, and over 65 wines and 50 beers and specialty cocktails, it’s a whole world of tastes to be explored.

TLC Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival-2018 Concerts

TLC Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival-2018 Concerts


Along with cuisine, concerts are the life and soul of the Event too. A total of 18 top artists will take over the stage on Gwazi Field. Be prepared to re-live the dream of the ‘90s once again at Busch Gardens. The 2018 Fest comes with an incredible concert line-up, featuring big names such as Boyz II Men, Michael Bolton, TLC, and more.
The schedule for all upcoming concerts is as follows – Sister Hazel and Edwin McCain – March 3, and Grupo Niche – March 4. The Fray – March 10, and Southern Uprising Tour with Travis Tritt, Marshall Tucker Band and the Outlaws – March 11. Olga Tanon – March 17, and Goo Goo Dolls – March 18. Better Than Ezra and Tonic – March 24, and Michael Bolton – March 25. Boyz II Men – March 31, and Natalie Grant – April 1. Hank Williams Jr. – April 7, and TLC – April 8. Bret Michaels – April 14, and TBA – April 15. All Americal Rejects – April 21, and Cole Swindell – April 22. Flo Rida – April 28, and Kaleo and Bleachers – April 29. All concerts starts at 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and at 6 p.m. on Sundays.

Entry to the Event is included with the regular busch gardens tickets and passes. However, while the concerts are free, food and beverages are not. You have to pay extra fee for that. The Event also offers a special VIP upgrade for those willing to take the experience even further. The VIP package includes priority concert seating and sample foods.

Fast & Furious – Supercharged ride - universal orlando

Upcoming Orlando Theme Park Attractions 2018

For Orlando theme park guests it’s a whole new list of anticipations in 2018. At SeaWorld Orlando the upcoming Infinity Falls promises to take guests on a never before river ride adventure. Come spring, guests at Universal Studios Florida Park will be hijacked for a high-octane experience with the likes of Dom, Letty, Hobbs and the rest of Fast & Furious crew. Again Legoland Florida is offering the first V-R coaster for kids, featuring the wildest Lego race ever imagined. Last but not the least Disney World is all set to shrink guests to the size of a toy with its blockbuster 2018 project – Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios park.

The new Fast & Furious – Supercharged ride attraction is opening at the Universal Studios Florida section of the popular Resort. The ride will take you on a pulse pounding action where you will meet up with the Fast & Furious gang. During the adventure you have to stay with the unbreakable team that will help you escape dangers during the wild chase. The new standalone attraction promises a longer and more furious and immersive ride experience, featuring vehicles with 120 mph ride speed, and high definition 3-D projections.

The Infinity Falls river raft ride at SeaWorld Orlando promises a thrilling journey of discovery. Amidst soaking fountains and waterfalls, roaring rapids and tallest drop, the newest ride will put you through the wildest wet experiences ever. Guests will board a round shape, eight-seater blue and green ride vehicle as they navigate through turbulent waters of Infinity Falls that ends with a pulse pounding 40 foot drop. At LEGOLAND Florida it’s another wildest Lego race waiting to take your kid’s V-R coaster experience to next level. The Great Lego Race is seen as the first V-R roller coaster initiative with the kids in mind. The wild virtual race pits guests against Lego speedsters.

When it comes to Walt Disney World – the Toy Story Land is one of the most anticipated 2018 attractions to look for at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A great opportunity for fans to experience the world of toys. The new land will shrink guests down to the size of a toy and put you in Andy’s backyard. The new attraction features the Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster and the spinning ride – Alien Swirling Saucers ride. Toy Story Land also include a quick-food restaurant and the popular Toy Story Mania 4-D shooting ride.

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Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras Celebration 2018

Universal’s Mardi Gras 2018 – Florida’s Biggest Springtime Fun Event

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration offers the biggest party experience ever. Every year, the popular springtime event brings to you the best of fun and excitement of the Big Easy, featuring a unique family-friendly version of the famed New Orleans celebration. Universal Studios Florida is filled with a host of special attractions and shows during the event. From dazzling parades to delicious Cajun cuisine and live music concerts it’s truly an unforgettable springtime fun for all. Mardi Gras 2018 promises another season of exciting party experience with an amazing theme of floats, foods and great concert line-up. Starting February 3 to April 7, 2018, every night it’ll be the biggest bash to look for in Florida.
Universal’s Mardi Gras parade is one of the most elaborate and colourful parade show the Event has to offer. The dazzling parade features new floats and fun activities every year. For the 2018 parade, the Event includes a massive mix of six brand-new floats to the processional. Each float is designed with a celestial theme, dedicated to the Zodiac such as Taurus, Scorpius, Virgo, Orion, Andromeda and Orphiuchus. Moreover, guests have the chance to dance along with the outrageous street performers, and go collecting beads as they come flying through the air in countless numbers.

The Mardi Gras parade is about 20 minutes in length from beginning till end. It starts from right next to the Horror Make-Up Show theatre, follows all the way around the Universal Studios Florida Park, and finally ends at where it begins. The parade start time also varies on specific event nights, such as for the 2018 Event it starts at 5:15 pm on February 6, 2018. Again at 6:45 pm on February 4, 5, 7-9, 11-15; at 7:15 pm on February 16, 19-23, 25-28, March 1, 2, 5-9; and at 7:45 pm on February 3, 10, 17, 18, 24, March 3, 4, 10-31, April 1-7.

Fifth Harmony - Universal Orlando's Mardi gras 2018 concert line-up

Fifth Harmony – Universal Orlando’s Mardi gras 2018 concert line-up


When it comes to Mardi Gras concert line-up, it’s easily the most exciting part of the annual springtime celebration. Enjoying the concert with such big names in music is a rare treat for everyone. The 2018 line-up is sure to put the Music Plaza stage on fire. With hard hitting music performers such as Sean Paul, The Beach Boys, Fifth Harmony, Macklemore and many others it will be a blast. The concerts usually starts at about 8:30 pm shortly after the parade wraps up.

There is no seating options or special, VIP access to watch the concerts. It’s specially standing, Universal Music Plaza is an open area and you can watch the show from wherever you find a space to stand. Given the crowd on special nights, it’s advisable to get there earlier, about two to six hours prior to the start of the concert if possible. In addition to the parade and Concerts the annual event also includes mouth-watering Cajun cuisine with original New Orleans bands at the French Quarter Courtyard. Don’t miss the biggest bash in Florida this time. The entry is absolutely free, included with your general Universal studios tickets.

Star Wars - Secrets of the Empire

Star Wars Fans Have a New Reason to Visit Disney Springs Now

Virtual Reality – VR is the wave of the future. It offers the best of theme park experiences ever. At Disney Springs things get even more tempting with the debut of an advanced VR attraction now. The all-new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire invites you to experience the adventures of a galaxy far away. Where you will find yourself in the midst of an amazing multi-sensory virtual playground. Where there is no rope or belt to strap with, you will be able to walk free and untethered with your friends and family. Guests will experience the life of an undercover Stormtrooper, who is on the mission to capture Imperial Intelligence for the budding rebellions.

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is an amazing VR experience with characters from Rogue One present. It’s a must see attraction. The technology and experience has something for all regardless of whether you are a Star Wars fan or not. You will end up having a better and more advance VR experience after all. Unlike other VR attractions, the head gears and vest you find here are far more comfortable, all worked together for an experience that you will remember forever.

Star Wars - Secrets of the Empire VR attraction

Star Wars – Secrets of the Empire VR attraction


Equipped with VR gears, you set on a mission in groups of four. Inside you feel like you are actually living a Star Wars life. And the amazing set-up will only take you further into the space fantasy. Also don’t forget to pick up those blasters and shoot Stormtroopers. In case you are not interested in shooting, you will find that the gun recoil and do other fun things as well. Whether it’s the droids in the room, the items you see on the walls, or the presence of real characters from Rogue One, or others it’s all about seeing and living your very own Star Wars adventures.

Right from check-in to exit, it’s about a 30 minutes experience. You have to be 10 years or older with a minimum height of 48 inches to participate in this one-of-a-kind space fantasy. No photography, videography, and recording of any sort is allowed on site. Also you will be sent in groups of four. In case you have more than four in your party, the extra members will be paired with other guests to make it four. Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is located in the Marketplace section of Disney Springs. The attraction is presented by ILMxLAB and The VOID. Tickets are priced at about $30, available online at the official VOID website.

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