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Want to keep up with the latest Islands of Adventure news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Spiderman concept art
Thursday, February 02, 2012 08:30

The Universal Orlando Resort has confirmed that the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman dark ride will close at Islands of Adventure on February 8, 2012 to undergo a major refurbishment.

Spiderman concept art
Thursday, January 26, 2012 08:35

Universal Orlando has confirmed that an upgraded version of the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman attraction will open at Islands of Adventure in March 2012.

Hobgoblin image
Friday, January 20, 2012 08:55

The Universal Orlando Resort has released an image showing off a new look for the villainous Hobgoblin as he will appear in an updated version of The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman.

Despicable Me logo
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 08:44

The Universal Orlando Resort is set to reveal details of a range of new and updated attractions via an invitation-only webcast on January 25, 2012.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter map
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 21:26

Do you love Harry Potter? Don't miss this chance to win a poster-sized map of the Wizarding World at Universal Orlando!

Poseidon's Fury water vortex
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 19:47

Persistent rumors are coming to a head concerning the future of Universal’s Islands of Adventure’s special effects show, Poseidon’s Fury: Escape from the Lost City.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Saturday, December 10, 2011 10:25

In this week's poll, we ask what rides you'd most like to see form part of Universal's new and expanding Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Wednesday, December 07, 2011 08:35

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando is to be expanded, although the company is yet to confirm details of the planned new additions.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Saturday, November 12, 2011 11:31
In this week's poll, we ask whether Universal should clone the Wizarding of Harry Potter at its non-Orlando theme parks.
Hogwarts Castle at night
Monday, November 07, 2011 08:31

The President of Universal Studios has been quoted in an interview as saying that Harry Potter theme park attractions are in the works for the chain's parks outside of Orlando.

Harry Potter wand
Friday, November 04, 2011 08:56

Sign up for our weekly newsletter for a chance to win a fantastic collectible wand, all the way from Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Dueling Dragons image
Thursday, October 20, 2011 14:49

The Universal Orlando Resort has confirmed that the Dragon Challenge rollercoasters in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will no longer "duel" with each other.


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