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Fear Factor Live Stage to Permanently Close at Universal Studios Florida Next Month

After years of rumors, Universal has confirmed that the Fear Factor Live stage, which is currently being used for the Nightmare Fuel stage show during this year’s Halloween Horror Nights will close forever this November

Revenge of The Mummy to Get Lengthy Closure at Universal Studios Florida in 2022

Revenge of the Mummy will be closed for a lengthy refurbishment beginning January 7 and will remain closed for most of next year, with a reopening currently projected to happen in late summer 2022.

Shrek 4-D Confirmed to Be Closing Permanently in January 2022

Shrek 4-D, which has been running at Universal Studios Florida since 2003 may be closing for good early next year.

Concerts and Parades Returning to Universal Studios Florida Mardi Gras Celebration in 2022

Next year's Mardi Gras event will kick off on February 5 and last until April 24, 2022. Are you excited for the return of this event? 

New Mask Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated Universal Orlando Resort Team Members

As of September 15, fully vaccinated Team Members that have attested can choose looser mask guidelines...

Report Released Outlining Top Ride Construction Costs Vs Budget Of Film They Are Based On

Have you ever wondered how much the top theme park rides based on a film cost to construct? Also, how much did the attraction cost to build versus the original film budget?...

Halloween Horror Nights Opening Night Sold Out

Excitement is running high for this year's Halloween Horror Nights event,

The Big Debate - Will You Buy Genie+?

Have you say on Disney's new paid for FastPass service, Genie+ in this week's Big Debate...

Exclusive Walk-through Video Released of Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store at Universal Studios Orlando

Here is what guests have to look forward to in the Halloween Horror Nights Tribute store 2021...

Clear Dividers Confirmed for Halloween Horror Nights Houses, Scareactors to be Masked

In an effort to keep Team Members as safe as possible, masks will be mandatory for performers (including scareactors) and clear vinyl sheets will be used to “in key locations” of all haunted houses to allow for safe interactions.

Universal Studios Florida Announces All Scare Zones, Original Haunted Houses and More for Halloween Horror Nights

Universal has finally announced its full lineup of original haunted houses, as well as scarezones, and new entertainment options for its 30th anniversary year. 

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