At Universal Orlando® Resort you’ll find two amazing theme parks, non-stop nightlife, and world-class on-site hotels, all in one convenient location. Feel the adrenaline rush of cutting edge rides and attractions that challenge all your senses. [More]
LEGOLAND® Florida is the ideal place for LEGO lovers, especially children. It may not be one of the major theme parks in Florida, but its great line-up of kid-friendly attractions makes it a must visit for families. [More]
It's that time of year again! Are you ready for some amazing times in Orlando? Here's a quick list of things that will guarantee a great, unforgettable and magical Christmas and New Year's! 1. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.Fireworks, parades and live entertainment with favourite Disney characters all come together in this fantastic event! Children can meet and greet loved Disney characters, tell Santa what they want for Christmas, and indulge in some complimentary cookies and hot cocoa. They can even be surprised with magical snowfall on Main Street! There will also be special access to many popular Magic Kingdom attractions. Pamper yourself with the magic from November 9th to December 21st, held on select nights at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom attractions. 2. The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. Be amazed as you behold millions of glittering lights perfectly synced to holiday music! Sheets of multi-coloured lights cover the buildings and other decorations, guaranteeing a spectacular sight. Watch the lights dim and flare into life every ten minutes on the Streets of America, in Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park. This wondrous event can only be seen between November 9th to January 6th, and you may be lucky enough to experience a flurry of snow at the end of the night! This attraction is included in the standard admission ticket. 3. Festival of the Seasons. Enjoy some holiday shopping in Downtown Disney amongst live entertainment, festive holiday décor, and holiday carollers. There are also fun photo opportunities and visits to Santa Claus! However, you can only experience it through November 16th to December 17th. 4. SeaWorld Christmas Celebration. If you want to see the Christmas tale told with carollers, large puppets and live animals, then SeaWorld Orlando is your next holiday destination! The SeaWorld Christmas Celebration also includes Shamu Christmas – Miracles which features seasonal music, a story of reflection and understanding, friendship and love, the everyday miracles around us…and, of course, the killer whales! Enjoy a special Sesame Street Christmas performance with fun music and celebration, Winter Wonderland with ice skaters who dazzle the senses, and more! However, these can only be seen through November 17th to December 31st. 5. Holidays around the World and Candlelight Processional. An international celebration of Yuletide traditions, this event put on at Disney World’s Epcot Theme Park includes festive decorations and live entertainment. The Candlelight Processional is held at the America Gardens Theatre and retells the story of Christmas with a guest narrator, 50-piece orchestra and a mass choir. This is a great way to celebrate Christmas and is an unforgettable experience. However you need to book in advance for this event, only available from November 23rd to December 30th. 6. Busch Gardens Christmas Town. Watch Tampa Bay transform into a wintry wonderland in Busch Gardens. Attractions such as Celebration Village, Candy Cane Lane, Miracle Way, Poinsettia Parkway and Sesame Street A Very Furry Christmas and many more are all available through November 30th to December 23rd. 7. Musical celebration of Holiday Fun and Excitement.Experience Christmas – or should I say, GrinchmasTM – at Universal Orlando Resort! Join in on the fun with Macy’s Holiday Parade with larger than life balloons from Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The Celebration is included in your normal admission ticket, and can only be experienced from December 3rd to January 1st. 8. New Year’s Eve Party at DisneyQuest Interactive Theme Park. Fun, games and dancing are all included in this spectacular party, held in Downtown Disney! Five floors fuelled by electronic Disney innovation and imagination provides entertainment and includes access to all DisneyQuest attractions and video games. There will be a DJ dance party complete with party favours, New Years Eve countdown and confetti drop at midnight, as well as a coupon for select food and drinks! 9. New Years Eve at SeaWorld.Spectacular musical celebration and fireworks, done SeaWorld style! Celebrate a connection to the sea, sea life and the world in this beautiful event, a truly fantastic way to bring in 2013! 10. Busch Gardens New Year’s Eve.A great way to welcome the New Year! Busch Gardens’ New Year’s celebrations include special musical entertainment, DJs, rides all evening long, holiday events, and fireworks at midnight. All of this is included in the standard admission ticket.
The world's premier movie and TV based theme park, Universal Studios® Florida is home to over 40 rides, movie sets, shows and attractions. Family members of all ages can experience an array of interactive rides, celebratory parades and nightly fireworks throughout the park. Do not miss these unforgettable Universal Studios® Florida attractions:1. Despicable Me: Minion MayhemThe newly opened wildly amusing quest begins off Minion Way in the home of Despicable Me characters: Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes.’ Guests receive a pair of 3D “minion goggles” to become recruited as minions, board the Minion Transformation Pods and get lost in an unforgettable adventure through Gru’s lab. The 3-D motion simulated experience is filled with laughter, chaos and of course mischievous minions! 2. Men in Black™: Alien Attack™Become a Men in Black trainee and take part in a cyberspace battle to save the planet from aliens. Enter your motion-simulated car and take aim at "the scum of the universe" who have escaped from their intergalactic prison transport. Every journey is unique depending on your team’s final score. 3. “OgreVision” on Shrek 4-D™Team up with Shrek® and Donkey to help save Princess Fiona® from Lord Farquaad in a totally in-your-face fairytale adventure. Through the miracle of "OgreVision" you’ll see, hear, and actually FEEL the action right from your seat! 4. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit®Explore Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit® for the most immersive and personalized roller coaster experience in the world! You pick the song to rocket through a building façade, shoot through the world’s largest non-inverted loop and ride on the music symbol shaped track. Beware of cameras capturing the whole pulse-pounding experience. 5. E.T. Adventure®Board your flying bicycle and race over the city, fly across the moon and soar beyond the stars. Come face-to-face with E.T.® to bring him home to the Green Planet and save the day! 6. Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie MemoriesThe unforgettable 20-minute spectacle is narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman and projected on three cutting-edge waterfall screens all complimented by vibrant fireworks, a splash zone and dancing fountains with colors galore! The live entertainment runs nightly at 9:00PM as part of Universal’s 100th anniversary around the park’s center Lagoon. 7. Universal's Superstar ParadeSing and dance along side of the parks larger-than-life floats and favorite characters including “SpongeBob SquarePants," "Despicable Me," "Dora the Explorer," "Go, Diego, Go!" and "Hop," This parade starts daily at 5:00pm and stops in two locations, New York and Hollywood.8. Jurassic Park River Adventure® Observe dinosaurs in their natural environments as your river raft glides through the jungles of Jurassic Park®. Beware of danger when chaos unravels around you in the “Raptor Containment Area” the only way to escape T-Rex’s jaw is an 85-foot plunge in total darkness and you will get wet!