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Aug 28, 2014, 19:23 ET
Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as it brings to life John Carpenter's classic horror film "Halloween" at this year's Halloween Horror Nights 24. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Studios Florida)

Michael Myers is Coming Home...To Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

 Everyone is entitled to one good scare…and beginning September 19, Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as...

May 13, 2014, 09:19 ET
This summer, guests can experience the next generation thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts - the signature attraction found in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando. Guests will become part of the iconic moment from the Harry Potter film series where Harry, Ron and Hermione break into Gringotts bank to retrieve a magical object that will help defeat Lord Voldemort. The groundbreaking attraction combines the most innovative technology ever created, 360-degree themed sets, 4K digital high-definition animation, state-of-the-art 3-D Infitec projection systems and live special effects. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Studios Florida)

Universal Orlando Resort Reveals First-Ever Details About Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts - The Highly-Anticipated Attraction in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley

 Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed details about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – the revolutionary attraction found...

Nov 02, 2012, 12:38 ET
Universal Orlando Resort anuncio que su nueva mega atraccion sera la popular TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D. La innovadora atraccion - creada bajo licencia de Hasbro, Inc. y basada en su marca icono TRANSFORMERS -  traera la batalla intergalactica entre los Autobots y los Decepticons a Universal Studios Florida en el 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Orlando Resort)

Transformers: The Ride 3-D Llega a Universal Orlando Resort

Es el momento de prepararse para la batalla… (Foto:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121102/FL05195 ) Universal Orlando Resort...

Nov 02, 2012, 12:37 ET
O Universal Orlando Resort anunciou que sua nova mega atracao sera a popular TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D. A inovadora atracao, criada sob licenciamento da Hasbro, Inc. e baseada em sua marca  icone TRANSFORMERS - trara a batalha intergalatica entre os Autobots e os Decepticons ao parque Universal Studios Florida no verao norte-americano de 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Studios Florida)

Transformers: The Ride 3-D Chega ao Universal Orlando Resort

Chegou a hora de se preparar para a batalha… (FOTO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121102/FL05203 ) O Universal Orlando Resort...

Feb 23, 2000, 00:00 ET

Will Smith, Rip Torn And Universal Studios Florida Guests Protect Earth From Scum Of The Universe When Men In Black Alien Attack Ride Debuts April 2000

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Will Smith will re-team with veteran actor Rip Torn as they reprise their roles as "Agent Jay" and "MIB...

Feb 12, 1999, 00:00 ET

Direct From The Bayou...Mardi Gras Kicks Off Tonight At Universal Studios Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Universal Studios Florida at Universal Studios Escape invites...

Oct 30, 1998, 00:00 ET

Halloween Horror Nights Wedding to Go Live Over the Internet From Universal Studios Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A Central Florida couple with plans to marry on Halloween Night at Universal Studios Florida's Halloween...

Jun 24, 1998, 01:00 ET

Universal Studios Florida's New Web Site Brings The Theme Park To Your Computer

ORLANDO, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- From your first Terminator-in-the-face experience to cyber-versions of all your favorite blockbuster...

Mar 19, 1998, 00:00 ET

Mardi Gras '98 Is Extended Until April 18th At Universal Studios Florida: The Celebration Of The Outrageous Continues!

ORLANDO, Fla., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida has been extended by popular demand until April 18 -- leaving...

Mar 10, 1998, 00:00 ET

16-Year-Old Breaks Stiltwalking World Record At Universal Studios Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today during the annual Mardi Gras celebration at Universal Studios Florida 16-year-old "Tiltin' Travis"...

Feb 03, 1998, 00:00 ET

High-Flying Stilt-Walkers Take Crash Course At Universal Studios Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of enthusiastic students stumbled, bumbled, and crashed their way through a grueling course in...

Jan 30, 1998, 00:00 ET

Mardi Gras At Universal Studios Florida: A Celebration Of The Outrageous

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can't make Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida, you can always settle for New Orleans. But...

Jan 13, 1998, 00:00 ET

'Twister' Stars Forecast To Appear At Universal Studios Florida Spin-Off Attraction

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton, stars of the blockbuster that shattered box office records and blew audiences...

Aug 25, 1997, 01:00 ET

World's Largest Pink Flamingo Flock Gathers With Creator To Celebrate 40th Anniversary At Universal Studios Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Florida unveiled the world's largest flock of plastic pink flamingos today as part of...

Aug 21, 1997, 01:00 ET

Tickets On Sale Now For Universal Studios Florida's Halloween Horror Nights VII: 'Frightmares'

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween, check into the Hotel Hell at Universal Studios Florida. See why the kitchen is...

Jul 10, 1997, 01:00 ET

Television Stars Kevin Sorbo And Lucy Lawless Officially Dedicate Universal Studios Florida's Newest Attraction 'Hercules & Xena: Wizards Of The Screen'

ORLANDO, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless, who star as Hercules and Xena on television's two top action adventure...

Jun 12, 1997, 01:00 ET

Television's #1 Action Heroes Star In Universal Studios Florida's Newest Attraction 'Hercules & Xena: Wizards Of The Screen'

ORLANDO, Fla., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless, television's number one action heroes, bring the exploits of their...

Jun 12, 1997, 01:00 ET

Television's #1 Action Heroes Star In Universal Studios Florida's Newest Attraction 'Hercules & Xena: Wizards Of The Screen'

ORLANDO, Fla., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless, television's number one action heroes, bring the exploits of their...

May 23, 1997, 01:00 ET

Steven Spielberg's 'The Lost World: Jurassic Park' Roars To Life At Universal Studios Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As Steven Spielberg's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" roars to life in movie theaters throughout the...

May 20, 1997, 01:00 ET

Destination Universal Web Site Helps Travelers Plan Vacation From Home

ORLANDO, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers will soon be able to preview Destination Universal and plan every detail of their Central...