Top 10 Stories in 2018 from Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has seen a record amount of changes over the past seven years; a direct result of increased popularity for theme parks around the world and the impact that Comcast has committed...

Need to Know: A Guide to Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2018

From February 3 through April 7, guests will let the good times roll as they experience an authentic, family-friendly version of the Mardi Gras bash at Universal Studios Florida. The event will be held...

Revisiting Universal Studios Hollywood’s Evolution Plan

In 2013, the Los Angeles City Council approved the NBCUniversal Evolution Plan, which allowed major construction to begin and paved the way for bringing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park experience to...

Parades at Universal Studios Hollywood: Remembering the only one, and future possibilities

For many, a hallmark of Disney theme parks has been the daily and seasonal parades that travel throughout the park, offering interaction and personalized experiences along with seeing their favorite characters. Hours before a...

Interview: John Murdy – Creating Halloween Horror Nights

In 2006, John Murdy – Creative Director for Halloween Horror Nights - was tasked with bringing the spectacular Halloween event back to Universal Studios Hollywood after a six-year hiatus.  Now with twelve consecutive years...

Goodbye, Dueling Dragons: A history of ice and fire

Today is the day where fans will say their final goodbyes to Dragon Challenge. Some, however, will be bidding their farewells to the attraction formerly known as Dueling Dragons. While the coasters may have...

The Closing of Shrek 4D – A 42-year history of past and present attractions;...

This is part 2 of our look at the history of Shrek 4D and its predecessors. To check out part 1 of our feature, please click here. While Shrek 4D has been a mainstay at...

The Closing of Shrek 4D – A 42-year history of past and present attractions;...

Another Universal attraction is set to join the great attraction line-up in the sky. Shrek 4D at Universal Studios Hollywood has been entertaining guests for 14 years; but on August 13, the attraction doors...

REVIEW: The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle

Universal Studios Hollywood’s new summer offering - The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle - will officially debut on June 23. Universal was gracious enough to invite Inside Universal to a media preview of the...

REVIEW: Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park

After visiting Volcano Bay a couple times, we finally share our thoughts.

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