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May 25, 2017, 15:42 ET Now Open: Volcano Bay, Universal Orlando Resort's Third Amazing Theme Park

A revolutionary water theme park has risen at Universal Orlando Resort – Universal's Volcano Bay is now open. Download photos of the water theme...


May 19, 2017, 12:10 ET Iconic Horror Film The Shining Will Make Its Haunting Debut At Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights" This September

For the first time ever, the psychological horror film, The Shining, will bring unspeakable terror to "Halloween Horror Nights" in terrifying new...


Apr 13, 2017, 15:30 ET Christmas Is Coming To The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter At Universal Orlando Resort

The most wonderful time of the year is coming to one of the most immersive theme park experiences ever created. Universal Orlando Resort announced...


Apr 06, 2017, 17:20 ET "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon" Is Now Open At Universal Orlando Resort

This morning, guests joined "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon to celebrate the grand opening of Universal Orlando Resort's newest ride, Race Through...


Mar 17, 2017, 09:00 ET New Universal Orlando Youth Program Turns Theme Parks Into Incredibly Interactive Learning Experiences

Universal Orlando Youth Programs has launched the all-new Your Classroom in Motion: A STEAM App Series. This inventive collection of educational...


Jan 13, 2017, 10:09 ET Universal Orlando's New Ride, Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon, Will Celebrate Its Grand Opening On April 6, 2017

Today, Universal Orlando Resort announced that its newest ride, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon," will officially grand open on April...


Nov 03, 2016, 16:21 ET New Details Announced About How Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay Will Define The Water Theme Park Experience

In early summer 2017, a first-of-its-kind water theme park will erupt at Universal Orlando Resort – Universal's Volcano Bay. It will be an...


Nov 01, 2016, 13:22 ET Universal Orlando Resort Reveals New Details About Hilarious And Thrilling Ride, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon"

In Spring 2017, fans will be immersed in the world of America's No. 1 late-night talk show "The Tonight Show" in a brand-new attraction...


Aug 16, 2016, 13:46 ET The Twisted Tales Of FX's Critically Acclaimed "American Horror Story" Franchise Comes To Life At Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights Beginning September 16

 One of the most horrifying and wickedly gruesome shows in television history is bleeding off the screen and into your...


Jul 13, 2016, 10:56 ET "Skull Island: Reign of Kong" Is Now Open At Universal Orlando Resort

 Today, excited guests gathered in Universal's Islands of Adventure to help mark the official opening of Universal Orlando Resort's newest mega...


Jun 22, 2016, 18:02 ET Universal's Volcano Bay Revealed: Universal Orlando Resort's Highly-Anticipated Water Theme Park To Open In 2017

 A lush, tropical oasis unfolds before you, instantly transporting you to a little-known Pacific isle. In the distance, a colossal volcano...


Mar 15, 2016, 10:57 ET Universal Orlando's Skull Island: Reign of Kong Experience Reaches Even Higher Level Of Hyper-Realism With Revolutionary Ride Vehicle

 Your mission is to explore a treacherous island teeming with creatures of unknown origin.  You will face ominous terrain, impenetrable...


Feb 25, 2016, 10:11 ET Universal Orlando Reveals Incredibly Immersive Journey Of Next Blockbuster Attraction, "Skull Island: Reign Of Kong"

 Soon, you will be transported to an island shrouded in mystery and legend.  It is a lost world where adventure – and the...


Jan 26, 2016, 11:26 ET Universal Orlando Youth Programs Launches Innovative Business Learning Series Presented By CNBC's The Profit, Marcus Lemonis

 Universal Orlando Resort today announced the launch of the Business Learning Series, a groundbreaking experiential education program that...


Jan 05, 2016, 11:00 ET Universal Orlando Resort Announces Star-Studded Concert Lineup For 2016 Mardi Gras Celebration, Including Fall Out Boy, Shawn Mendes, Adam Lambert, Diana Ross And More

 Let the good times roll at Universal Orlando Resort's 2016 Mardi Gras celebration. On select nights Feb. 6 through April 16, guests can top...


Oct 28, 2015, 14:52 ET Jimmy Fallon to Get His Own Ride at Universal Orlando Resort

 The host of America's No. 1 late-night talk show will soon get his very own theme park attraction at Universal Orlando Resort.  In...


Oct 23, 2015, 16:03 ET Bob Costas And Team Of Top NBC Sports Commentators Join Universal Orlando To Celebrate The Grand Opening Of NBC Sports Grill & Brew

 Yesterday evening, NBC Sports commentators Bob Costas, Cris Collinsworth, Hines Ward and Michele Tafoya were joined by top sports figures to...


Nov 06, 2014, 11:00 ET Harry Potter Film Talent Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps And Evanna Lynch To Appear At "A Celebration Of Harry Potter" Event At Universal Orlando Resort

 Harry Potter film talent Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Evanna Lynch are slated to appear at the second...


Sep 19, 2014, 11:08 ET You've Been Warned...Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 24 Opens Tonight, Featuring John Carpenter's "Halloween," AMC's "The Walking Dead" And More

Tonight, guests' worst nightmares will be unleashed as Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 24 opens – drawing fans from all around...


Aug 14, 2014, 10:00 ET Universal Orlando Resort And Warner Bros. To Host Second Annual "A Celebration Of Harry Potter" Event In January 2015

 Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced today that they will host the second annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter" event –...


Jul 08, 2014, 14:49 ET La aventura continúa… The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley ya abrió sus puertas en Universal Orlando Resort

Es el día que han estado esperando millones de personas en todo el mundo… Foto - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125295...


Jul 08, 2014, 13:37 ET The Adventure Continues…The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley Now Open At Universal Orlando Resort

It's the day millions of people around the world have been waiting...


Jun 09, 2014, 12:10 ET AMC'S 'The Walking Dead' Makes Unprecedented Return to Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood's Award-Winning 'Halloween Horror Nights' Events

 After rave reviews from fans on both coasts, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood are bringing back AMC's "The Walking...


Mar 31, 2014, 09:01 ET Universal Orlando's Cabana Bay Beach Resort Is Now Open

 Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort officially welcomes its first guests today.  This brand-new value and moderately-priced property is...


Feb 14, 2014, 12:54 ET Universal Orlando Resort To Create Nearly 3,500 New Jobs In 2014

 Universal Orlando Resort today announced it will hire nearly 3,500 new team members during 2014 for a wide range of managerial, professional,...