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Universal Orlando Resort is debuting an exciting new retail concept at Universal CityWalk. The new store, PYQ (pronounced “pick”) will feature a fun and innovative product line of unique gifts, toys, household items and personal accessories guaranteed to bring a smile to guests’ faces. Guests of all ages will enjoy[…]

PYQ Now Open at Universal Citywalk

Ladies and gentlemen, consider yourselves warned – for the first time ever, the bad boys of magic, Penn & Teller, are bringing their eccentric and edgy illusionist entertainment to life in an all-new 3D haunted house – “Penn & Teller New(kd) Las Vegas” – at Universal Orlando Resort’s horror-inducing, award-winning[…]

Penn & Teller New(kd) Las Vegas

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s Velvet Sessions lobby concert series continues in August with A Flock of Seagulls. A Flock of Seagulls  are an English New Wave band originally formed in Liverpool by brothers Michael “Mike” Score (keyboards, vocals) and Alister “Ali” James Score (drums), with Frank Maudsley (bass)[…]

A Flock of Seagulls

Universal Orlandos Summer Concert Series wraps this weekend with teen actress and pop sensation Miranda Cosgrove.  Cosgrove is best known for her starring role in Nickelodeon’s Emmy-nominated TV series, “iCarly.”  She launched her music career by recording songs for the hit show, including its theme song, “Leave It All To[…]

Universal Orlandos Summer Concert Series wraps this weekend

Universal Orlando Resort’s brand new ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem grand opens on July 2, but the mayhem has already begun! The minions are taking over, and we wanted to share the following video with you. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem is now open in technical rehearsal, but will officially grand[…]

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Universal Orlando Resort guests can “boogie down” this weekend as R&B music legend Al Green performs live at Universal Studios Florida. Since the late 1960s, soulful star Al Green has topped music charts with classic hits like “Let’s Stay Together,” “You Ought to Be with Me” and “L-O-V-E (Love),” producing[…]


Minion recruits: mark your calendars!  Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, one of the most anticipated theme park attractions of 2012, will officially open at Universal Orlando Resort on July 2. This brand-new ride combines the outrageous humor and memorable characters of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s blockbuster film Despicable Me, with[…]


Teen superstar Miranda Cosgrove will cap off Universal Orlando Resort’s 2012 Summer Concert Series. On July 14, she’ll perform live for fans at Orlando’s ultimate summer music event. Best known as the star of Nickelodeon’s hit TV series, “iCarly,” Cosgrove kicked off her musical career by performing the show’s theme[…]


The cast of Nickelodeon’s hit TV series, “Victorious,” visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort on June 8, 2012. The group rode the family-friendly coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff, and soared above Hogwarts on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey before performing live at the Universal[…]

Victorious at Universal

Fans Will Participate in a Live Q&A with the “Victorious” Cast and Watch an Episode of the Hit Series  Summer Concert Series Kicks Off June 9 and Runs Every Saturday through July 14 Universal Orlando Resort’s 2012 Summer Concert Series kicks off this Saturday with the cast of Nickelodeon’s hit[…]


Florida Residents Can Enjoy Three Additional Months in the Theme Parks FREE with the Purchase of Any Two-Park Annual Pass   All-New Florida Resident Travel Package Allows Guests to Experience Three Days of Nonstop Excitement, Starting at $95 Per Adult, Per Night, Tax Inclusive   This summer, Florida residents will[…]

Universal Orlando Unveils New Florida Resident Summer Travel Offers

Spongebob has a new movie coming out in 2014 , he is in the new Universal Superstar Parade and to continue his rise to the top again he now has his own store opening this week at Universal Studios The store has a huge range of merchandise from Tshirts to[…]

SpongeBob StorePants

Tickets are now available for Rock the Universe 2012 – Florida’s biggest Christian music festival – happening Sept. 7 and 8 at Universal Orlando Resort.    Guests can rock out the entire weekend with the “Rock Your Weekend” ticket, which includes admission to both nights of the event and three[…]

Universal Orlando Resort’s Rock the Universe 2012 Tickets Now on Sale

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s Velvet Sessions lobby concert series continues in May with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas performing their hits “We Built This City,” “It’s Not Over Till It’s Over,” “Sara,” “Nothing’s Going To Stop Us Now” and more. Velvet Sessions is Hard Rock Hotel’s special rock ‘n’[…]

Velvet Sessions with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas set for May 31

Universal Orlando Resort is unveiling even more powerhouse performers that will take the stage at the 2012 Summer Concert Series. Every Saturday night beginning June 9 through July 14, Universal Studio Florida will host one of the hottest concert series around, featuring a star-studded lineup that will appeal to fans[…]

2012 Summer Concert Series

Legendary rocker and former lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses, Slash, was hosted by Universal Orlando Resort on May 8, 2012 where he experienced Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit – a roller coaster that allows guests to choose the soundtrack for their ride. During his ride, he rocked out to ZZ[…]

Stars in Parks

On May 8, 2012, Universal Orlando Resort celebrated the grand opening of Universal’s Superstar Parade – an entirely new form of entertainment that combines wildly creative floats with hundreds of performers to create whole new levels of fun and excitement. The all-new, daily parade opened along with Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular[…]

Grand Opening of Universal’s Superstar Parade and Cinematic Spectacular

Universal’s Superstar Parade and Cinematic Spectacular – 100 Years of Movie Memories officially opens today at Universal Orlando Resort – bringing two brand-new kinds of entertainment experiences to Universal’s guests. The new experiences are the latest in Universal Orlando’s “Year to be Here” – during which Universal is creating more[…]


Universal Orlando Resort is unveiling an exclusive Florida residents offer, just in time for guests to experience the next round of new entertainment being created at Universal Orlando during 2012. Universal Orlando’s new Third Day Free offer gives Florida residents a 2-day, 2-park ticket plus a third day free for[…]

Universal – Florida residents offer

This June, Universal Orlando Resort’s 2012 Summer Concert Series will feature a diverse lineup of powerhouse performers, beginning with some of the biggest names in the music business. Orlando’s hottest summer event will kick off with live concerts by the talented cast of Nickelodeon’s hit TV series, “Victorious,” on Sat.,[…]

Universals 2012 Summer Concert Series

This Saturday night, Cyndi Lauper will take guests back to the time of colorful scrunchies and leg warmers at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration. Cyndi Lauper burst onto the scene as the 80’s “it girl” with her first album, “She’s So Unusual,” which won her a Grammy award for Best[…]

Cyndi Lauper @ Mardi Gras

“Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was hosted at Universal Orlando Resort on Sunday, April 1, 2012, where she encountered another famous TV housewife – Marge Simpson. After an enthusiastic greeting, the award-winning actress encountered the rest of America’s favorite animated family on The Simpsons Ride and visited The Wizarding World[…]

Stars in the Parks – Universal

Universal Orlando has set a joint grand opening date for two new spectacularly entertaining guest experiences.  The new Universal’s Superstar Parade and Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories will have their grand opening on May 8. Both experiences follow this year’s re-opening of The Blue Man Group Show,[…]