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Florida’s biggest party continues this weekend at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras with a musical performance by pop sensation Kelly Clarkson on Saturday, February 21. Clarkson will be releasing her seventh album, “Piece by Piece,” on March 3, which features her latest single and US Billboard Top 40 hit, “Heartbeat Song.”[…]

Kelly Clarkson Takes the Stage This Saturday

This weekend, guests can enjoy a bewitching weekend of spell-binding activities at Universal Orlando Resort, featuring Nickelodeon’s hit live action series “Every Witch Way.” Several of the show’s beloved cast will be part of the festivities, including Paola Andino (Emma Alonso), Nick Merico (Daniel Miller), Paris Smith (Maddie Van Pelt)[…]

Every Witch Way

Guests have tried it cold, frozen – and even as an ice-cream flavor. Beginning today, November 21, 2014, Universal Orlando Resort will now offer hot Butterbeer at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. To celebrate this new addition, some of the first guests at Leaky Cauldron in Diagon Alley and[…]

Hot Butterbeer !!!

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced that they will host the second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event – a special event for fans celebrating the global phenomenon that is Harry Potter. Beginning January 30, 2015, fans will enjoy three days of incredible experiences – including the “A[…]

A Celebration of Harry Potter

It’s a situation most of us are familiar with: You pull the phone out of your pocket, curse the draining battery and try unsuccessfully to connect to the one feeble Wi-Fi connection you can actually pick up (although you probably don’t technically have permission to access it). I know, I[…]

Universal App and WiFi

Come behind the bricks and see all the amazing moments from the Diagon Alley Preview Week. [embedded content] Juz is keen blogger on Orlando as well as having written 2 travel books on Disney. You can catch Juz every week on the Eye on Orlando Show, which covers all the[…]

Diagon Alley Preview Week Wrap-Up Video

SINGER/SONGWRITER GAVIN DEGRAW TO TAKE THE STAGE THIS SATURDAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT’S 2013 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Summer Concert Series Runs Every Saturday Night Through July 6 This Saturday night, Universal Orlando’s 2013 Summer Concert Series continues with a live performance by singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw. DeGraw catapulted onto the music[…]

Universal Orlando’s 2013 Summer Concert Series

The English new wave band returns to perform at Velvet Sessions, a monthly lobby concert/cocktail party hybrid at Universal Orlando’s Hard Rock Hotel on May 30. The group is best known for the hit “One Thing Leads to Another,” which peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart[…]

Velvet Sessions: The Fixx

Woo Hoo! Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort launching this summer. The expansive, new area within Universal Studios will be anchored by the mega-attraction, The Simpsons Ride, and will allow guests to enter the world of The Simpsons like never[…]

Springfield comes to Universal

Megatron and the Decepticons are closing in on Orlando…we must prepare for battle… The highly anticipated blockbuster attraction TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D will officially open on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Universal also launched an all-new “Join the Resistance” Facebook experience to prepare fans for the battle they’ll experience on[…]


‘London’ and Diagon Alley Will Come to Life at Universal Orlando in 2014 World’s First Centrally Themed, Multi-Park Experience Building on the global phenomenon that is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced an expansion of historic proportion with the entirely new[…]


Guests can now book reservations for Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, the new, 1800-room hotel at Universal Orlando Resort that will feature value-priced guest rooms and moderately priced family suites. The hotel is scheduled to open in early 2014 – with reservations now being accepted for stays beginning on March[…]

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Now Accepting Reservations

Don’t Miss Demi Lovato Live in Concert this Saturday at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras This Saturday night, pop star Demi Lovato will light up the stage at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras. The authentic, family-friendly celebration runs select nights through April 20 and also includes a dazzling parade, tons of Mardi[…]

Demi Lovato Live

Rap sensation Trey Songz continues the party at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras this Saturday, Feb. 23. The authentic, family-friendly celebration runs select nights through April 20 and also includes a dazzling parade, tons of Mardi Gras beads and Universal’s very own French Quarter Courtyard – complete with authentic New Orleans[…]

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras Continues Saturday with Trey Songz Live in Concert

Child star Alana Thompson (Honey Boo Boo) and her family caught beads by the dozen at Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, February 9. Honey Boo Boo and her family spent the day at the resort during a break from filming TLC’s hit reality TV show, “Here Comes[…]

Honey Boo Boo and Mardi Gras

Saturday, February 23 • Universal Orlando Resort If you can’t get enough of those juicy Salem scandals, this is your chance to meet some of the acclaimed actors who bring the Emmy-winning series to life. There are exciting events scheduled throughout the day, so don’t miss a minute! AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS Plaza[…]

Appearances by Days of Our Lives Cast Members at Universal!

Alternative rock band Lifehouse kicks off Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration this Saturday, Feb. 9. The authentic, family-friendly celebration runs select nights through April 20 and also includes a dazzling parade, tons of Mardi Gras beads and Universal’s very own French Quarter Courtyard – complete with authentic New Orleans bands,[…]

Lifehouse kicks off Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

The end of an era.. well an 8 year era that is; TNA Wrestling which has been living at Universal is to stop taping their “Impact Wrestling” show on March 7th. TNA say their show which airs on Spike TV is to hit the road and tour around the US[…]

TNA Wrestling leaves Universal

Universal Orlando Resort has completed this year’s stellar Mardi Gras concert lineup, adding performances by The All-American Rejects and Kool & The Gang. With more than 10 million albums sold worldwide, The All-American Rejects will take the stage with a rockin’ performance on April 20. Best known for hits like[…]

The Biggest Mardi Gras Celebration Outside of The Big Easy Kicks off Feb. 9

Universal Orlando Resort and its guests celebrated the  – the incredibly popular themed beverage sold within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. One thousand guests were given complimentary Butterbeers to mark the moment, with many of them sporting “Butterbeer mustaches.” Since first being served to guests in The Wizarding World[…]

Five-millionth serving of Butterbeer

Universal Orlando Resort announced that its next blockbuster attraction will be the widely-popular TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D. The groundbreaking ride – created under license from Hasbro, Inc. and based on its iconic TRANSFORMERS brand – will bring the intergalactic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons to Universal Studios[…]


The Country’s Best Halloween Event Returns With Highly-Anticipated Haunted House Experiences Based on AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” Video Game Franchise “Silent Hill,” Penn & Teller and More There will be no escape as Universal Orlando unleashes the horror of Halloween Horror Nights 22, featuring all new haunted houses, hundreds of[…]

Halloween Horror Nights 22 is Now Open

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando adds a pop of PINK this October in honor of the brand’s 13th annual PINKTOBER™ breast cancer awareness campaign. On Thursday, September 27, 2012, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando launches the annual campaign with PINKTOBER Velvet Sessions, featuring a special performance by Bret[…]

Hard Rock Hotel Kicks Off PINKTOBER at Velvet Sessions