Wizarding World – Exclusive Interview with Art Director

Alan Gilmore - Art Director for two Harry Potter films and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Alan Gilmore - Art Director for two Harry Potter films and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Attractions Magazine posted an exclusive interview with Alan Gilmore from the Entertainment Designers Forum.  Gilmore was the art director on two of the Harry Potter films and his current project is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, set to open June 18th at Islands of Advenutre at Universal Orlando Resort.  Attractions Mag posted a video on their site, where Gilmore confirms some more details about the new World and the attraction.  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

Universal Orlando Welcomes Sheryl Crow and Flo Rida

 

Sheryl Crow and Flo Rida at Universal

Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida will be hosting world-famous music artists Sheryl Crow and Flo Rida this weekend during their Mardi Gras event.  The event includes spectacular themed floats in the Mardi Gras parade, Cajun-themed culinary selections available for purchase, and of course, a live concert – all included with general park admission and with your purchase of Discount Universal Studios Tickets.

Sheryl Crow performs Friday, April 9 @ 9:30 pm.

Flo Rida performs Saturday, April 10 @ 9:30 pm.

For more information, please visit our website or Kissimmee Location, The Official Ticket Center, or call us toll-free at 1-877-406-4836.

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

Universal Studios Announces Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening – June 18

 

 

Bloody Brilliant!  Universal Studios Orlando finally announced an official grand opening date for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – June 18th!  Not quite as early as we were hoping for, but at least now I can make a countdown calendar or download a Potter widget.  In case anyone has been living under a rock, the WWoHP is an expansion currently under construction at Islands of Adventure.  The new “island” will be included with general park admission and with your purchase of Discount Universal Tickets.  Keep reading for a video with details about the new Forbidden Journey attraction and new photos! Continue reading

Universal Studios to Unveil Harry Potter Details March 25th

Hogwarts Castle at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios Orlando will be making a big announcement on March 25th regarding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, currently being constructed at Islands of Adventure.  According to the Orlando Sentinel, Universal will be announcing an official opening date to replace the vague ‘Spring 2010.’  Continue reading

Sneek Peek of Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter

 

A Sneek Peek at Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

A Sneek Peek at Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Another journey around the edge of Wizarding World of Harry Potter reveals a few new sights, a couple of re-revealed elements and a blockage at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure. (Disclaimer: No, we don’t have the exact opening date of Wizarding World. Think “spring.”) Continue reading

Universal Studios City Walk Calendar March 2010

City Walk at Universal Studios OrlandoCITYWALK CALENDAR AND VENUE ENTERTAINMENT – MARCH 2010

CityWalk at Universal Studios Orlando is the hot spot for nightly entertainment, with restaurants, shops, bars, and clubs galore!  The Discount CityWalk Party Pass allows for guests 21 and up to receive FREE admission into all the clubs CityWalk has to offer.  FREE admission to the CityWalk clubs is included on multi-day Discount Universal Tickets. Continue reading