7.  Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure both reach capacity for Columbus Day weekend

Much like Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort has been very busy this weekend, with both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure hitting capacity Saturday morning. This is the second time the parks have reached capacity this month, the first time being at the start of the daytime Halloween events at the parks. 

8. SeaWorld welcomes new baby dolphin to the parks

Image: SeaWorld

Late last month SeaWorld announced that first-time dolphin mom Bree gave birth to a calf at SeaWorld Orlando’s dolphin nursery. When the gender is revealed, SeaWorld has announced that they will will hold a contest to let guests name the new baby dolphin.


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