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Islands of Adventure News

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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Hogwarts Express train
Monday, August 26, 2013 10:23

The Hogwarts Express attraction that will link Universal Studios Florida's new Harry Potter land with the existing Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure is rapidly taking shape.

Hogwarts Castle
Thursday, August 08, 2013 09:10

The Universal Orlando Resort has announced that it will host a weekend dedicated to Harry Potter on January 24-26, 2014.

Hogwarts Castle
Thursday, August 01, 2013 10:00

This month, we'll be focusing on Islands of Adventure at the Universal Orlando Resort, with a number of in-depth features, top 5 lists and forum discussions.

Legendary Pictures logo
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 08:05

Universal is set to acquire the rights to produce theme park attractions based on movies produced by Legendary Pictures, according to a new report.

Springfield concept art
Saturday, June 08, 2013 09:00

In this week's poll, we ask whether Duff Beer will prove as popular with Universal Orlando's adult guests as Butterbeer has at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Big Thunder Mountain
Thursday, June 06, 2013 10:20

Track completed for Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Disney's Magic Kingdom, Ratatouille takes shape at Walt Disney Studios and Islands of Adventure's Jurassic Park area set for overhaul.

Cars Land neon signs
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 10:20

Disney California Adventure and Universal Studios Hollywood saw huge attendance increases in 2012, boosted by the debuts of Cars Land and Transformers: The Ride - 3D respectively.

Universal Orlando Resort logo
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:08

The Universal Orlando Resort has increased ticket prices for Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, becoming the first Florida resort to break the $90 barrier.

Diagon Alley concept art
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 17:33

Universal Orlando has confirmed one of the theme park industry's worst-kept secrets - that a new Harry Potter-themed land will open at Universal Studios Florida in 2014.

Mini Cars Driving School logo
Monday, May 06, 2013 10:16

Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland, Kings Island plans major new roller coaster and Warner Bros Movie World to install new children's ride.

Outlaw Run roller coaster
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:38

Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic reviewed, Universal Orlando completes overhaul of Portofino Bay Hotel and Disney's Animal Kingdom gears up for its 15th anniversary celebrations.

Universal ScreenPlay
Friday, March 29, 2013 10:08

Universal Parks & Resorts has officially released a new mobile application, dubbed Univeral ScreenPlay, which is designed to use augmented reality to enhance visits to its US theme parks.


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