FIVE unforgettable moments from our friendcation at Universal Orlando Resort
Feb21

FIVE unforgettable moments from our friendcation at Universal Orlando Resort

Traveling with friends can really bring a whole new perspective to vacations. (It can also bring a whole new perspective to friendships!) Luckily for us, a recent “Friend-cation” we took to Universal Orlando Resort with some besties (six of us total!) turned out to be a truly amazing highlight of a trip that had otherwise been chock full Disney, Disney, Disney. As a group of uber Disney fans, we already come stocked with a...

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TAPUTAPU! Check out Universal’s own version of MagicBands for upcoming VOLCANO BAY water park
Feb09

TAPUTAPU! Check out Universal’s own version of MagicBands for upcoming VOLCANO BAY water park

One of the big features that Universal Studios Orlando is touting about their new water park VOLCANO BAY is that the park will offer virtual lines in the entire park. The concept shouldn’t sound foreign to anyone visiting Disney Parks in the past 10 years but Universal is really aiming to take the experience fully virtual to minimize the amount of time standing around in line. Today, Unviersal introduced their new TAPUTAPU...

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Lunar New Year lands at Universal Studios Hollywood with bigger-than-ever celebration
Jan30

Lunar New Year lands at Universal Studios Hollywood with bigger-than-ever celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood has brought back its popular Lunar New Year Celebration, this time welcoming DreamWorks Animation characters into the Universal family. As in previous years, Universal Plaza is decked out in beautiful Asian finery, while also playing host to several character meet-n-greet opportunities. Making their Universal Parks & Resorts debut, Po and Tigress from the KUNG FU PANDA series join returning favorites...

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KUNG FU PANDA crew joins regular Lunar New Year festivities at Universal Studios Hollywood
Jan11

KUNG FU PANDA crew joins regular Lunar New Year festivities at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has confirmed their Lunar New Year plans and the will be welcoming  DreamWorks Animation’s KUNG FU PANDA stars, Po and Tigress as part of the festivities. Also returning this year are Mandarin-speaking MEGATRON as well as Curious George and Woody Woodpecker who will be dressed in festive Chinese attire. For the “Year of the Rooster,” the Lunar New Year celebration comes to life within Universal Plaza,...

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Spend New Year’s Eve at Knott’s Berry Farm with fireworks, entertainment, and of course: Snoopy!
Dec28

Spend New Year’s Eve at Knott’s Berry Farm with fireworks, entertainment, and of course: Snoopy!

The countdown to the New Year is on at KNOTT’S BERRY FARM With special fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours, Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration is the place to celebrate and ring in 2017. Special one-night-only entertainment serves up family fun for a variety of ages and interests, including a family friendly comedian, swing dancing and more! Count down the New Year with festive music, party hats, noisemakers,...

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PICTORIAL: #Grinchmas Who-liday celebration returns to Universal Studios Hollywood
Dec16

PICTORIAL: #Grinchmas Who-liday celebration returns to Universal Studios Hollywood

Options abound for those looking to celebrate the holidays (including Disney Holidays and Santa’s Village) but today we’re taking a look at Universal Studios Hollywood where the popular Grinchmas celebration returns to ring in seasonal merriment into the new year. We were invited to come check out the festivities last weekend and we present now a taste of the holiday celebration! The Grinchmas celebration at Universal...

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D23 and Disney Parks and Resorts celebrate “Walt Week”
Dec15

D23 and Disney Parks and Resorts celebrate “Walt Week”

Today, December 15, marks the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney’s passing and, to mark the occasion, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is honoring Walt with a series of features available to members at D23.com/WalkWithWalt, in its quarterly publication Disney twenty-three, and at Disney Parks around the world with “Walt Week: Celebrating a Legacy of Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation.” Also today, guests at Disneyland Resort,...

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‘The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration’ on ABC brings parade, performances and more
Dec14

‘The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration’ on ABC brings parade, performances and more

Skipping out of the “parade format” once again this year, Disney Parks are bringing their annual holiday special on Christmas morning with a whole new format for “The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration.” Following a festive kick-off to the holidays that began Thanksgiving Day with two new broadcast specials, Disney Parks will close out 2016 with its most cherished seasonal tradition of all – the annual Christmas...

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Universal CityWalk’s AMC Theatre receives multi-million dollar upgrade creating Universal Cinema
Dec14

Universal CityWalk’s AMC Theatre receives multi-million dollar upgrade creating Universal Cinema

Just in time for the holidays, Universal CityWalk unwraps a multi-million dollar renovation of its AMC Theatre to create an all-new state-of-the-art Universal Cinema. All 18 theatres have been fully upgraded with Christie RGB Laser projection, Dolby Atmos immersive surround sound, equipped with Christie Vive speakers for optimal audio performance, and includes deluxe recliner seating.  The Director’s Lounge Cocktail Bar also makes its...

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New HOLIDAY FEASTS join Hot Butter Beer as seasonal treats at Wizarding World Hollywood
Dec12

New HOLIDAY FEASTS join Hot Butter Beer as seasonal treats at Wizarding World Hollywood

If you are a fan of the HARRY POTTER movies, you know the amazing celebrations and feasts that were typical at the castle to celebrate the Holidays. Well now, you can have your own feasts while visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood! Three new food options are available at the THREE BROOMSTICKS including the delicious hot butter beer that was introduced earlier in the season! Holiday Feast – The...

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