Universal Studios Singapore – Video Preview

Universal Studios Singapore Grand Opening Celebration

Universal Studios Singapore Grand Opening Celebration

Universal Studios Singapore (USS) recently celebrated its Grand Opening this past March.  The park boasts some of the more popular elements from Universal Studios Orlando, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Islands of Adventure.  The new Universal theme park also includes never-before seen lands and attractions

Orlando Sentinel occasional correspondent Don has posted a video that he took during the soft opening of the Universal Studios Singapore theme park. It’s fun to see almost-familiar attractions in different settings, from as small as Finnegans to as large as Revenge of the Mummy or Jurassic Park. Take a look: Continue reading

Wizarding World of Harry Potter – New Photo Released – The Hog’s Head

WWoHP Hog's Head

*FINALLY* Universal Studios Orlando has confirmed that there will, in fact, be an animatronic hog’s head mounted on the wall at the Hog’s Head Pub.  We heard rumors about this months ago, but never received official word until now.  All of these little tidbits keep building anticipation for the June 18th grand opening of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure – I am all aquiver!

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Construction Update

Construction is still very much underway at Hogsmeade Village

Construction is still very much underway at Hogsmeade Village

Attractions Magazine has posted their final (probably) construction update of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, set to open June 18th at Islands of Adventure.  The theme park blog has posted numerous photos, taken from the current Lost Continent area and the Dueling Dragons queue line and ride.  They’ve also posted a video of the construction update, posted below. Continue reading

Universal Studios Orlando Resorts Offer Mother’s Day Brunch

Treat Mom to a Mother's Day Brunch at Portofino Bay Hotel

Treat Mom to a Mother's Day Brunch at Portofino Bay Hotel

Celebrate Mother’s Day at one of the world-class hotels at Universal Orlando Resort! On Sunday, May 9, each hotel’s signature restaurant will feature a brunch that includes all of Mom’s favorites prepared by world renowned chefs.   With the money you’ll save purchasing Discount Universal Studios Tickets, treat Mom on her special day by adding on a dining experience!  Continue reading

Universal Studios Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series Logo

Fire up your summer at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida! On Saturday nights, you can catch some of music’s biggest stars in the Summer Concert Series (June 12–July 17). Only here will you find Train, Pitbull, Rob Thomas, and more performing live!

The Summer Concert Series is included with general park admission and with your purchase of Discount Universal Studios Tickets. Continue reading

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening Invitation!

The Hogwarts "trunk" we received with our invitation inside!

The Hogwarts "trunk" we received with our invitation inside!

Universal Studios Orlando sent us invitations to the Grand Opening party of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!!  You can only imagine our extreme excitement.  As we all know by now, the WWoHP is set to open June 18th at Islands of Adventure.  As you can see above, we received a box that looks a lot like a smaller version of the Hogwarts trunks the students use in the movies.  Inside, there was a letter sealed with a wax stamp (featuring the Wizarding World logo.)  We were all aquiver!  Continue reading

Details Emerge about Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Harry Potter - AAA Magazine

The Attractions Magazine Blog is reporting that new details have been released from an unofficial source, revealing some specific information about the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey attraction, opening at the Wizarding  World of Harry Potter on June 18th at Islands of Adventure.  WARNING:  SPOILER ALERT. Continue reading

Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Forbidden Journey Tour

Mark Woodbury, President of Universal Creative, in the Defense Against the Dark Arts Classroom inside Hogwarts Castle at Islands of Adventure

Mark Woodbury, President of Universal Creative, in the Defense Against the Dark Arts Classroom inside Hogwarts Castle at Islands of Adventure

Universal Studios Orlando has released another awesome behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey attraction!  Yay!  As you probably know, the new attraction will be located inside Hogwarts Castle inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, set to open June 18th at Islands of Adventure. 

Check out this video, featuring Mark Woodbury, President of Universal Creative, as he guides us through the queue line of the Forbidden Journey.  Continue reading

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Sneak Peeks!

Hagrid's Hut!

Hagrid's Hut!

As the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (WWoHP) draws near, various television shows are offering sneek peaks and features that are sure to thrill Potterheads like myself.  As you may recall, the magical addition will be opening June 18th at Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida. WWoHP will be included with general park admission and with your purchase of Discount Universal Studios Tickets. Continue reading

City Walk at Universal Studios – April 2010

The Groove at City Walk in Orlando

The Groove at City Walk in Orlando

Universal Studios Orlando has released their City Walk April 2010 Calendar.  With your purchase of Discount City Walk Tickets, you’ll receive free admission into the clubs and bars for one night of crazy good times!  Keep in mind, except for select nights, all City Walk bars and clubs are 21+.

March 30, 2010 CITYWALK CALENDAR AND VENUE ENTERTAINMENT – APRIL 2010

**SPECIAL EVENTS** Continue reading