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Islands of Adventure

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  • World of Chima themed land coming to Legoland Florida

    World of Chima themed land coming to Legoland Florida
    A new themed land debuting at Legoland Florida this summer will take visitors to a fantasy world where animal tribes battle for possession of a mystical energy source known as chi. Photos: World of Chima themed land at Legoland Florida Debuting in...
  • 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...
  • Universal Orlando: More Mannheim Steamroller, Grinchmas, Macy's parade in December

    Universal Orlando: More Mannheim Steamroller, Grinchmas, Macy's parade in December
    Universal Orlando will present familiar programming for the holiday season, including an expanded concert schedule for Mannheim Steamroller. The powerful, instrumental supergroup will perform eight nights in December, up from last year's six concerts...
  • 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...
  • Universal: 'Celebration of Harry Potter' set for January

    Universal: 'Celebration of Harry Potter' set for January
    Break out the butterbeer. A three-day "Celebration of Harry Potter" is set for Universal Orlando in January. The event, co-hosted with Warner Bros., will feature Q&A sessions and film tributes with actors and filmmakers from the "Harry Potter" series of...
  • What's up with theme-park sips

    What's up with theme-park sips
    The latest trend among the funky foods at theme parks is the themed beverage, a drink tailored to a specific area within an attraction. Butterbeer, the frothy beverage of choice among the Harry Potter crowd, set the standard when it debuted at Islands...
  • Universal's Transformers ride features big battles, real feel

     Universal's Transformers ride features big battles, real feel
    Good and evil are locked in another epic theme-park battle in Universal Studios' new Transformers: The Ride — 3D. Following a tradition of attractions pitting Harry Potter versus the Dementors and Spider-Man battling an array of supervillains,...
  • What's the best attraction at Orlando's theme parks?

    What's the best attraction at Orlando's theme parks?
    Now that the latest small wave of theme-park construction has passed, the official Theme Park Rangers list of top rides and attractions in Central Florida's theme parks has been updated. This, of course, is not science. It's opinion. No math was used to...
  • 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."]

    Universal Studios to add restaurants and shops based on 'The Simpsons'

    Universal Studios to add restaurants and shops based on 'The Simpsons'
    Borrowing a page from its Harry Potter playbook, Universal Orlando said Thursday it will soon add a collection of shops and restaurants with a common theme drawn from the world of the long-running animated television show "The Simpsons." The area, which...
  • Universal Studios Orlando set to open Transformers ride next summer

    Universal Studios Orlando set to open Transformers ride next summer
    Autobots and Decepticons will square off in the middle of Universal Studios when Transformers: The Ride — 3D opens there next summer, Universal Orlando officials confirmed Thursday night. The multimillion-dollar attraction will be a near-clone of...