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Islands of Adventure

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  • Universal Orlando: Deal gives Florida residents a second park day for free

    Universal Orlando: Deal gives Florida residents a second park day for free
    Universal Orlando has introduced a buy-one-get-one deal for Florida residents. Floridians who buy a one-day ticket to either Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure at regular price get a second day for free. These tickets must be purchased through...
  • Theme park Sniglets: Some new terms for your Orlando attraction lexicon

    Theme park Sniglets: Some new terms for your Orlando attraction lexicon
    On a steamy day at Magic Kingdom, I noticed the wait time for Mickey's PhilharMagic was a mere 10 minutes. So while others queued up nearby for FastPasses of New Fantasyland attractions, I slipped into line for the 3-D musical, an Old Fantasyland...
  • Universal Studios: Rock the Universe lineup includes Lecrae, Switchfoot, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin

    Universal Studios: Rock the Universe lineup includes Lecrae, Switchfoot, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin
    Universal Orlando has unveiled the lineup for Rock the Universe, its annual Christian-music festival at Universal Studios theme park. The two-night event will feature Switchfoot, Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Tenth Avenue North, Family Force 5, Colton Dixon...
  • Thor's Hammer dark ride set to debut at Norway's Tusenfryd

    Thor's Hammer dark ride set to debut at Norway's Tusenfryd
    A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer. Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd Drawing on...
  • Universal Studios: Big Time Rush returning for summer concert

    Universal Studios: Big Time Rush returning for summer concert
    Big Time Rush is returning to Universal Studios, taking to the Music Plaza stage on June 8, Universal Orlando has announced. The four-man band will be included in the 2013 edition of the theme park's Summer Concert Series. The group, featured on the...
  • Despicable Me Minions come to Universal Orlando hotel

    Despicable Me Minions come to Universal Orlando hotel
    The minions are coming to a hotel room near you. Universal Orlando announced that each of the 18 kids' suites at its Loews Portofino Bay Hotel are being renovated to feature a theme based on the movie Despicable Me, complementing the park's new...
  • What's next for Marvel characters at Disney theme parks

    What's next for Marvel characters at Disney theme parks
    The brief announcement that Disney plans to add a Marvel-themed land to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2017 raises a host of questions: Will Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men be getting their own rides? When will the Marvel characters be...
  • Entering the world of Transformers at Universal Orlando

    Entering the world of Transformers at Universal Orlando
    What began life as a toy has grown into a series of action movies and now a big-time attraction at Universal Studios. Transformers: The Ride — 3D incorporates giant screens, moving platforms and special effects — including a secret...
  • Universal notebook: Transformers post-mortem, more on Springfield, new hotel

    Universal notebook: Transformers post-mortem, more on Springfield, new hotel
    Cleaning out my notebook of various Universal Orlando facts culled from media previews and observations this week. + I think the visual that will to stick with me from Thursday's grand opening of Transformers: The Ride -- 3D is the Black Diamond Jet...
  • History center: Mardi Gras artist Andrea Mistretta to kick off Universal exhibit

    History center: Mardi Gras artist Andrea Mistretta to kick off Universal exhibit
    The Orange County Regional History Center will celebrate the opening of its Universal Orlando-oriented exhibit with an appearance by artist Andrea Mistretta, known for her series of colorful Mardi Gras posters, on Saturday. Mistretta will sign posters...
  • History center: Exhibit prompts Universal flashbacks

    History center: Exhibit prompts Universal flashbacks
    [caption id="attachment_7247" align="alignnone" width="575" caption="Mardi Gras costumes and props currently are spotlighted in an area of the exhibit that will rotate out with the seasons."]