Nick: Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration is now officially open at Universal Studios Florida. This new nighttime show combines fountains, water screens, and pyrotechnics with clips and music from some of Universal’s biggest franchises. It’s an excellent addition to the park and provides the perfect way to end your day. Read on for our thoughts and photos!
Nick: Hello everyone! My name is Nick, and I’ll be joining the California Coaster Kings team to bring you updates and coverage from the Florida theme parks! I’ve been a huge fan of theme parks all my life, so I can’t wait to start creating and sharing content with all you CCK readers!
Continue reading “California Coaster Kings Goes Florida!”
Behind every tradition lies a revolution. This year, “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood bears witness to “The First Purge” with an all-new maze based on Universal Pictures’ all-new thriller that unleashed the country’s inaugural government-sanctioned lawlessness, making all crime legal once a year for 12 hours.
“Halloween Horror Nights” begins on Friday, September 14, 2018.
The First Purge is now in theatres.
Murder, mayhem and pandemonium are alive and well every year as the annual Purge grips the country, suspending all police, fire and emergency services for 12 consecutive hours as law abiding citizens are transformed into anarchists. Inspired by The First Purge—the movement that began as a simple experiment, this terrifying new “Halloween Horror Nights” maze aligns with the film in establishing the motives that launched the country into chaos. Continue reading “The First Purge Coming to Halloween Horror Nights!”
Universal CityWalk Hosts a Free Concert Featuring Rising Stars from its Renowned Street Performers Program for One Night Only at the “5 Towers” Stage. Continue reading “Free Universal CityWalk Concert – Friday July 13th!”
In 2019, colossal, dimensional dinosaurs will once again roam the Earth and astound guests when Universal Studios Hollywood debuts an all-new technologically-advanced epic adventure inspired by Universal Pictures’ blockbuster film franchise: Welcome to the “Jurassic World Ride.” Continue reading “Jurassic World Ride Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in 2019!”
Beginning September 14, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort will bring Legendary Pictures’ cult Halloween classic Trick ‘r Treat to life in all-new Halloween Horror Nights mazes that dare guests to live by the rules or suffer the consequences. Continue reading “Trick ‘R Treat Coming to Halloween Horror Nights!”
For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events. Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series. Continue reading “Stranger Things Coming to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights”
Universal Studios Hollywood Debuts the All-New DreamWorks Theatre With the Technologically-Advanced, Immersive Attraction “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest” in Summer 2018
On the heels of the recent acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, Universal Studios Hollywood is setting the stage for the Summer 2018 debut of the all-new DreamWorks Theatre presenting the premier attraction, “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest.” Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Debuts “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest” in Summer 2018”
Chad: This year brought some interesting mazes.
I had the unbelievable experience of trying out the RIP Experience. And it was worth it. The price is a very steep one, but with a MASSIVE buffet, two free beers (if you are over 21 years of age), unlimited front of the line for everything in the park and free valet, it was not too bad. Continue reading “Halloween Horror Nights 2017”
It’s the most wonderful time of the year at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. as Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk deck the halls for a wintry calendar of festive holiday experiences and an array of delectable treats that families and friends far and wide can enjoy.
The all-new “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” experience will resonate throughout the immersive land this yuletide season transforming the iconic HogwartsTM castle into a dazzling light projection spectacular, while the quaint town of Hogsmeade village shines brightly with décor uniquely themed to each of the individual storefronts. Continue reading “The 2017 Holiday Season at Universal Studios Hollywood!”
Byron: As Halloween Season inches closer, of course Halloween Horror Nights is in the mind. Universal Studios Hollywood has released a plethora of information on the smash hit event as seen in the press release below. Now, we just patiently wait for it to be that special time of year once more. Continue reading “Halloween Horror Nights 2017”
Sean: It’s time for a very quick Universal Studios Hollywood Update! First off it’s summer, and as July is right around the corner the park is expected to get very crowded, very soon! In this quick update we’ll discuss some Wizarding World of Harry Potter changes, movie promotions at City Walk, Halloween Horror Nights preparation, and a whole lot more! Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Update – Late June 2017”
Universal Studios Hollywood announces the return of FX’s critically-acclaimed, Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning television series “American Horror Story,” bringing Ryan Murphy’s demented “Roanoke” installment to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” event, beginning Friday, September 15, 2017. Continue reading “American Horror Story Returns to Halloween Horror Nights!”
This holiday season, Universal Studios Hollywood will introduce “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” transforming HogwartsTM castle into a breathtaking light projection show that captures the spirit of the yuletide season.
Hogsmeade village will also shine brightly as the quaint town celebrates with festive décor uniquely themed to each of the individual storefronts, along with holiday-themed food and beverages including hot Butterbeer. Continue reading ““Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” Comes to Universal Studios Hollywood Bringing a Dazzling Light Projection Spectacular to Hogwarts Castle and Festive Holiday Décor to the Immersive Land”
It’s an exciting time at Universal Studios Hollywood as the #1 tourist destination in Los Angeles introduces compelling new theme park attractions and noteworthy new Universal CityWalk establishments.
Below highlights what’s on the horizon in 2018 at Universal Studios Hollywood even as the Entertainment Capital of L.A. continues to unveil dynamic new opportunities for the remainder of 2017: Continue reading “Kung Fu Panda is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in 2018 and MORE!”