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Meet The New Characters From Despicable Me 3 At Universal Studios Florida

Meet The New Characters From Despicable Me 3 At Universal Studios Florida

Meet the cast of the new summer blockbuster, Despicable Me 3, in Universal Studios Florida. From now through Aug. 19, you’ll be able to meet Gru, his twin brother Dru, and of course, his Minions.

First, meet the Minions that are trading in their denim for stripes at the Jail Minion Tattoo Parlor near the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction. Here you’ll be able to snap photos with the new Jail Minions from the movie and receive your very own temporary Minion tattoo.

Meet and Greet times are below. *Subject to change.

  • 9:20 AM
  • 10:20 AM
  • 11:20 AM
  • 1:20 PM
  • 2:20 PM
  • 3:20 PM

Next, head over to the KidZone area for a chance to meet Gru, Dru, new Tourist Minions, and Mel. You can take pictures with your favorite new friends, and dance along to the groovy soundtrack from the movie.The Tourist Minions even joined us in celebrating the opening of our new water theme park Universal’s Volcano Bay!

Meet The New Characters From Despicable Me 3 At Universal Studios Florida

The Tourist Minions even joined us in celebrating the opening of our new water theme park Universal’s Volcano Bay!

Meet and greet times are below. *Subject to change.

  • 11:50 AM
  • 12:50 PM
  • 1:50 PM
  • 2:50 PM
  • 4:25 PM
  • 5:40 PM

Have a favorite character? Be on the lookout for all-new merchandise from Despicable Me 3, and take home memorabilia of your favorite characters.

Meet The New Characters From Despicable Me 3 At Universal Studios Florida

Merchandise is available at the Universal Studios Store and the Super Silly Stuff store in Universal Studios, as well as the Trading Company in Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Lastly, don’t miss out on the Despicable Me 3 weekend takeover at Universal CityWalk from June 30 – July 2. The Minions are taking over the lagoon stage and turning all-things yellow. Join us for a dance party and bust out your best moves. It will be bananas!

Celebrate The New Year At Universal Orlando Resort

The year is coming to a close, and we’re ringing in the New Year with EVE – the best party in Orlando only at Universal Orlando Resort!

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Dance the night away with us Dec. 31 on Orlando’s largest outdoor dancefloor. Don’t miss out on unlimited gourmet cuisine and epic entertainment. And there’s even more…

  • Access to six Universal CityWalk clubs and venues, including Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom, Pat O’Brien’s, the groove, Rising Star and Red Coconut Club with music from DJs and live entertainment
  • Unlimited gourmet cuisine including beef tenderloin and fresh seafood, assorted desserts and more
  • Wearable tech LED wristbands presented by Coca-Cola that sync to today’s hottest music for a complete party experience
  • Midnight champagne toast
  • Confetti bursts and dazzling pyrotechnics show

Want even more? Upgrade to VIP for private viewing areas throughout CityWalk, an exclusive VIP menu and VIP seating areas as well. Or usher in the New Year with a themed photo with My Universal Photos EVE.

EVE begins at 8pm and the party doesn’t stop until 2am. To join the celebration, grab your tickets and start planning your party outfit.

Contact your Kingdom Magic Vacations Travel Planner for more information.

Universal’s Volcano Bay Revealed: Universal Orlando’s Third Theme Park To Open In 2017

A lush, tropical oasis unfolds before you, instantly transporting you to a little-known Pacific isle. In the distance, a colossal volcano rises above a sparkling beach, boasting majestic waterfalls by day and blazing lava by night.

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Welcome to Universal’s Volcano Bay– a radically-innovative water theme park opening next year at Universal Orlando Resort. Spanning 28 fully immersive acres, Universal Orlando’s third theme park will be an entirely new kind of water theme park experience, giving guests even more to enjoy on their vacation.

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At Volcano Bay, guests will discover a place like no other, filled with incredible thrills and relaxing indulgences. This one-of-a-kind park will combine exhilarating experiences with hassle-free convenience so families can get the most out of their vacation together. They won’t have to stand in long lines or wrestle with tubes before diving into the unique attractions found throughout the park. They can enjoy a variety of experiences, ranging from winding rivers and private, two-story cabanas to family raft rides and twisting body slides that launch guests above the water.

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Here’s what you need to know about Volcano Bay:

  • An Innovative Water Theme Park Experience:
    Volcano Bay will redefine the queue experience so guests can focus entirely on having fun and spending time together. Guests won’t even have to carry their own rafts up the slides.
  • 18 Unique Attractions in Four Imaginatively-Themed Areas:
    Volcano Bay will offer 18 unique attractions ranging from daring to serene. They’ll be divided across four primary park areas where there’s something for everyone, including a multi-directional wave pool with sandy beaches, peaceful winding river, twisting multi-rider raft rides, speeding body slides that drop from the top of the volcano into the waters below – and a state-of-the-art marquee attraction that will be revealed at a later date.
  • An Award-Winning Team of Creators:
    A place like this could only be brought to life by Universal Creative – the same team behind ground-breaking theme park experiences like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man and Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. The team researched water parks and tropical resorts around the world to help redefine the water park experience and shape their vision for Volcano Bay.

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  • Easy-to-Access, Resort-Like Amenities Throughout the Park:
    Each area of the park will offer its own easy-to-access, resort-like amenities, such as concierge locations and lockers, so guests won’t have to stroll out of their way to get what they need. There will also be highly-themed restaurants and bars located throughout the park offering signature food and beverage options and impressive volcano views. Even more unique features of the park will be announced later.
  • International Tickets On Sale Soon:
    Universal Orlando will soon introduce a brand-new, 3-Park Explorer ticket for guests where they can plan to experience the highly-anticipated Volcano Bay for travel dates beginning June 1, 2017. Tickets will soon be available through international web sites and travel professionals, and additional ticket options will be announced later.

This is just the beginning, and more exciting details about Volcano Bay will be released over time. Stay tuned for additional information!


Top 5 Happy Hour Spots At Universal Orlando Resort

The end of a day at the parks sometimes calls for a celebratory cocktail. Maybe you were able to conquer your fears and ride Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit. Or you’re just toasting the lasting memories you’ve just created. And sometimes, you just need to lower your revolutions after an excitement-packed day.

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Whatever the case may be, you’re in luck. Universal Orlando Resort has several fun happy hours to choose from, all with top-notch service and beautiful settings.

Here are our top five faves:

  1. Emeril’s at Universal CityWalk – Daily, 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
    It’s Mardi Gras every day at this New Orleans-inspired eatery. You’ll find half-priced well cocktails and bottled beers, and special prices for glasses of wine (red and white), specialty cocktails (changing seasonally) and a delicious selection of small plates.
  2. The Kitchen at Hard Rock Hotel — Monday–Saturday, 1 p.m.–5 p.m., All day Sunday
    Happy hour includes a selection of draft beers, house wines and some specialty martinis and yummy Bloody Mary’s.
  3. Orchid Court Lounge and Sushi Bar at Loews Royal Pacific Resort – Located on the lobby level overlooking the pool area, Orchid Court Lounge is furnished with hand-carved furniture and adorned with beautiful orchids. Its sunset Sake and Sushi happy hour is a must after a day of rides.
  4. Jake’s American Bar at Loews Royal Pacific Resort – Daily, 3 p.m.–5 p.m.
    This bar is a temple to craft beer. During happy hour, enjoy $3 off all craft bottled and canned beers and $2 off all draft beers, including Jake’s American Red Lager.
  5. Swizzle at Cabana Bay Beach Resort – Daily, opening – 7 p.m.
    This retro-themed bar, located in the hotel lobby, offers a unique take on classic cocktails from a bygone era. Happy hour includes specials on house wines and well cocktails, as well as some specialty liquors.

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These specials are subject to availability. Don’t hesitate to call any of the bars to confirm. But do it soon and try these out. We all deserve more happy hours in our lives. Cheers!


Universal Creative Reveals The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium’s Steampunk-Inspired Story

Recently, Universal Orlando Resort announced the next original concept in a line of unique venues to come to Universal CityWalk – a delectable dining experience that combines chocolate and savory dishes with a fun atmosphere. Today, Universal is going to let us in on the story behind this new, full service restaurant.

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The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen is the next evolution of dining at Universal CityWalk, following a groundbreaking two years of unprecedented growth that includes other original concepts from the Universal team like NBC Sports Grill & Brew, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Vivo Italian Kitchen and Red Oven Pizza Bakery.

Since Universal started this project in 2013, they knew they wanted to do something with chocolate – something that would elevate everyone’s favorite confection to the next level. The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium does just that by combining the incredible storytelling from Universal Orlando’s Creative and Entertainment teams with the high quality service and delectable dishes of our Food & Beverage team.

As they looked for inspiration, the Steampunk era really stood out with its rebellious spirit of creation and industrial influences. After delving deeper into the genre and its design elements, Universal found the structural shapes and rich color palettes to evoke exactly the type of experience that they wanted to create for their guests. It was the perfect fit.

Even from afar, you’ll see the Steampunk influence with working gears and smokestacks. Once you step inside, hosts dressed in alternative fashions will greet you. The sights and sounds of brass gadgetry and manufacturing will immediately surround you.

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And of course, you’ll be able to indulge in all of the delectable creations – from the decadent milkshakes to the eclectic savory dishes, there’s plenty to choose from. I tried to think of my favorite menu item to share with you, but it was all so good – We can’t possibly choose just one! You’ll have to discover your favorite later this year.

By the way, you may have noticed we’ve used a different name for the new restaurant than what was originally announced. As part of the creative process, they are always refining the experience we create for Universal guests and how they talk about it. Universal Orlando realized they wanted more focus to the name. And so they landed on making “emporium” more prominent because that word conveys what thry want to create for guests – a place filled with a fun atmosphere and a large variety of food and retail opportunities.


New Restaurant Brings Incredible Chocolate, Deliciously Expansive Menu and Stunning Atmosphere to Universal CityWalk

The Toothsome Chocolate Factory & Savory Feast Emporium at Universal CityWalk may be the most spectacularly delicious example yet of what happens when the Universal Creative team that designs theme park attractions comes together with the culinary team that creates blockbuster food and beverage experiences.

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Set to open later this year, The Toothsome Chocolate Factory will be a full-service restaurant that brings together a specially created and expansive menu plus an incredible array of gourmet-level chocolates and desserts – all in a highly themed, unique environment that can only be found at Universal CityWalk.

The restaurant will be located near the entrance to Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park, and visible around the entire CityWalk lagoon.  Welcome to the 19th century inspired, Steampunk-era chocolate factory, complete with towering smokestacks, tanks and antique piping.  Inside, a mix of brass, dark wood and gadgetry – along with staff who will look and act the part – will complete the Steampunk feel.

This unique experience will be punctuated by the food that will completely enrapture you.  The menu features a wide variety of unexpected, yet familiar dishes – from all-day-brunch crepes and quiches to unique takes on classic steak, seafood and pasta entrees, gourmet burgers, sandwiches, scrumptious salads and so much more. The number of options will leave you speechless. And the desserts and specialty items will be beyond the imagination.

The artisan milkshake collection will include shakes with names such as Chocolate x5 – mixed with chocolate spirals, chocolate chunks, chocolate ice cream and more – along with Bacon Brittle, Espresso Buzzzz, Red Velvet and Key Lime Pie.

The sundaes include S’mores – with chocolate ice cream, chocolate sauce, marshmallow cream, graham crackers and more – Salted Caramel Flan, Chocolate Brownie Bark – and more.

Guests will also be able to watch chocolate creations being prepared – and purchase them from the restaurant’s retail shop to take home and enjoy.

The new restaurant will be the latest in a progression of incredibly popular dining concepts that have opened at Universal CityWalk over the past couple years – nine new concepts in two years, to be exact.


Top 6 Reasons To Book A Stay At Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Picture this: you’re checking into a brand new hotel that immediately transports you to a paradise in the heart of the tropics. Blue waterfalls cascade over lush grounds and you’re soaking up some Florida sunshine as you lounge at the pool. Does it get any better than this?

Well, that’s exactly what you can experience when Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando Resort opens this summer. Take a look at the top six things you need to know about our newest on-site hotel.


If you’re already dreaming about your next vacation (and let’s face it, who isn’t?), then you’ll want to be among the first guests to experience EVERYTHING Universal’s Caribbean-inspired resort has to offer. Now, when you book a stay of four nights or longer, you’ll get $150 in free dining at the hotel. You can savor many of the flavors of the Caribbean, enjoy waterfront dining, taste fresh ceviche and chat with a rum captain.

You’ll also be able to hop on a water taxi or shuttle bus to Universal CityWalk and enjoy Universal Orlando’s theme parks. You can even enjoy one extra hour in the parks with Early Park Admission if you stay at Sapphire Falls.

It’s the best of both worlds. You can get your adrenaline fix in the theme parks and then return to an island paradise, where relaxation is a requirement.

Summer is just around the corner, so begin planning your next vacation with us now!


New App Puts Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras At Your Fingertips

This year at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras, you’ll be able to catch millions of beads during an incredible parade and indulge in tons of beignets. And I have a new way to experience it all!

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I’m excited to announce that Universal Orlando Resort has launched a brand new gaming app, the Mardi Guide, now available for download for iPhone and Android users. The Mardi Guide app allows you to choose from four game tracks, all with different tasks to complete with your friends and family throughout the Mardi Gras celebration.

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You can choose from the following four game tracks: Date Night, Family Night, Food Lovers and Music Lovers. There are four tasks for you to complete in each track, giving you the opportunity to discover new foods; new places to take your date and fun activities you are able to enjoy with your family throughout Universal Studios Florida. Plus, if you’re an Annual Passholder, you can access exclusive bonus content.

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But wait there’s more!

This app offers one special track titled Bonus Beads, where you can find hidden treasures that will unlock as you complete each task throughout the day. What’s great about this app is not only are you collecting beads in person, but you’re also collecting beads virtually!

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Once the parade begins, the Mardi Guide app automatically starts your phone’s camera feature, so you can capture all of the action. You can even add some Mardi Gras flair to your photos by selecting the photo frame feature.  It’s even great for selfies! So, turn those location services on and get ready to catch Florida’s biggest party with the Mardi Guide app, now available for download  for iPhone and Android users.


It’s Back! Get A 3rd Day Free With Purchase Of A 2-day Ticket At Universal Orlando

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Universal Orlando Resort is bringing back one of its most popular deals, the 3rd Day Free offer! Now, you can enjoy a 3rd day of adventure and fun completely on us with a purchase of a 2-day ticket. It’s a great way to do absolutely everything at Universal Orlando.

Here are the details:

  • This offer is for U.S. and Canadian residents.
  • Three days’ access to both Universal Orlando theme parks, with the purchase of a 2-Day, Park-to-Park or Base ticket.
  • Access to live entertainment at Universal CityWalk.
    • Or upgrade with the purchase of a combo ticket to experience the Blue Man Group show.
  • Bundle the Unlimited Express Pass to skip the lines at your favorite attractions, only available with the purchase of a 2-Day, Park-to-Park ticket.
  • Turn this ticket offer into a complete vacation with hotel accommodations by combining it with Universal Orlando vacation packages.

Offer valid for purchase from January 13, 2016 through April 12, 2016 and is valid for 14 days from the first use – must be used in full by May 31, 2016.


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Amazing Things To Come in 2016 At Universal Orlando Resort

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It’s only the first half of January, and we are already overwhelmed with excitement for this year. Here’s a glimpse at just some of what you can look forward to in 2016 at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Skull Island: Reign of Kong Opens
The next saga in this iconic character’s story is coming to life in a HUGE new attraction this summer. You can see much of the attraction’s façade already from the walkways in Universal’s Islands of Adventure. The rising structure shows just how mammoth of an experience this will be.

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The Incredible Hulk Coaster Returns
We announced in August that one of America’s beloved coasters was going to be undergoing “new enhancements to its storyline, ride vehicles and overall experience.” Well, if you’re strolling around Marvel Super Hero Island, you’ll already start to see the ride coming back into shape. Just wait until you see what this guy looks like now…

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Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Opens
We’ve already made a few announcements about our newest on-site hotel opening this summer. And man, is it going to be beautiful. I know I can’t wait to check out the new pool—the largest of all the hotels—and grab a drink in the Strong Water Tavern. Tropical bliss awaits.

On top of all that, there are the incredible annual events and the epicenter of awesome, Universal CityWalk.

2016 is definitely going to be a year of non-stop excitement.


Celebrate New Year’s at Universal CityWalk’s 2015 EVE Celebration

On Dec. 31, 2015, partygoers can ring in the excitement of the New Year at EVE, Universal CityWalk’s mind-blowing New Year’s celebration. With non-stop entertainment, unique party zones each with their own jam-packed entertainment and signature drinks, unlimited gourmet cuisine and Orlando’s largest dance floor, EVE is the place to be to say goodbye to 2015 and hello to 2016.

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Tickets are on-sale now and include access to:

  • Unlimited gourmet cuisine including spicy chicken and sausage jambalaya, chilled jumbo shrimp, roast sirloin, assorted desserts and more
  • Six CityWalk clubs and venues, including Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom, Pat O’Brien’s, the groove, Rising Star and Red Coconut Club
  • Orlando’s largest outdoor dance floor, featuring live music from DJ M-Squared
  • Six unique party zones with exhilarating entertainment and signature drinks
  • Midnight champagne toast, confetti bursts and pyrotechnics display

Oh What Fun It Is To Experience Universal Holidays

Seven floats with 10 balloons, saving Christmas with The Grinch, rocking out to Jingle Bells and a breakfast filled with Whos? Sounds like the holidays are upon us! This means your next stop is to visit Universal Orlando Resort this winter season.

Check out all the holiday offerings below:

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Create Long Lasting Memories at Universal Orlando Resort’s 2015 Holiday Celebration

Beginning Dec. 5 and running daily through Jan. 2, families can create unforgettable memories as they experience fun-filled holiday traditions throughout Universal Orlando Resort – including its two theme parks, Universal CityWalk and on-site hotels.

At Grinchmas at Islands of Adventure, the popular Dr. Seuss book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is brought to life in the heartwarming live stage show, “Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular,” starring The Grinch and the Whos from Whoville. Grinchmas is part of Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays celebration, running from Dec. 5 to Jan. 3 and featuring live entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

Guests will have the opportunity to:

  • Marvel at the iconic larger-than-life balloons seen in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City during the Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida. This year’s parade features two all-new balloons exclusive to Universal Orlando; Tom Turkey Balloonicle, a towering balloon and self-powered hybrid vehicle and Holiday Lights Balloon, a string of six dazzling Holiday light balloons that dance through the air with ease.
  • Rejoice with holiday cheer as Grinchmas comes to life throughout Seuss Landing at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Experiences include a heartwarming live show, “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular,” featuring The Grinch and the Whos from Who-ville. Guests can also enjoy character meet and greets with The Grinch and the Whos within Seuss Landing.
  • Sing along to holiday classics as the masters of modern Christmas music – Mannheim Steamroller – perform live at the Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios Florida on Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20.

All holiday festivities are included with theme park admission or with an Annual Pass to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

The celebration continues at Universal Orlando’s four on-site hotels, where guests will relish in the spirit of the season with holiday buffets and dining events, tree-lighting ceremonies, Hanukkah candle lightings, visits from Santa Claus, holiday poolside “dive-in” movies and family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations.

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Universal CityWalk’s EVE 2015 is the place to ring in the excitement of the New Year on Dec. 31. At Universal’s CityWalk, guests can experience a dynamic New Year’s Eve celebration that includes non-stop entertainment, unique party zones – each with their own jam-packed entertainment and signature drinks – along with access to six different clubs with electrifying live music, unlimited gourmet cuisine and Orlando’s largest dance floor.


The World’s First-Ever NBC Sports Grill & Brew Is Now Officially Open at Universal CityWalk

NBC Sports commentators Bob Costas, Cris Collinsworth, Hines Ward and Michele Tafoya were joined by top sports figures to celebrate the grand opening of the first-ever NBC Sports Grill & Brew at Universal CityWalk. After walking the red carpet, the NBC Sunday Night Football travel team led attendees in a commemorative toast to mark the official opening of the all-new restaurant.

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Costas, Collinsworth, Ward and Tafoya were joined by these NBC Sports commentators:

  • Paul Burmeister, Co-Host, Pro Football Talk; Reporter, Football Night in America
  • Mike Florio, NFL Insider, Football Night in America; Host, Pro Football Talk
  • Doug Flutie, Game Analyst, Notre Dame
  • Rodney Harrison, Analyst, Football Night in America & Pro Football Talk
  • Keith Jones, Studio Analyst, NHL on NBC
  • Rebecca Lowe, Host, Premier League on NBC
  • Liam McHugh, Host, NHL on NBC, Notre Dame football & PBC
  • Mike Milbury, Studio Analyst, NHL on NBC
  • Jeremy Roenick, Studio Analyst, NHL on NBC
  • Charlie Rymer, Co-host, Golf Channel’s Morning Drive
  • Steve Sands, Reporter, Golf Channel on NBC
  • Kathryn Tappen, Reporter, Notre Dame football & FNIA; Host, NHL on NBC
  • Lauren Thompson, Co-host, Golf Channel’s Morning Drive
  • Gary Williams, Co-host, Golf Channel’s Morning Drive

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NBC Sports Grill & Brew creates an entirely new level of sports dining experience by combining the sophistication of a VIP sports suite with the excitement and adrenaline of the game. Designed to reflect the excellence of NBC Sports’ award-winning coverage, the all-new restaurant features:

  • A massive, more-than-120-foot-wide HD stadium screen that towers over the entrance of the restaurant and plays some of the greatest moments in NBC Sports history
  • Nearly 100 HD TV screens, so every fan can enjoy the best in live and in-depth sports coverage no matter where they sit
  • An expansive menu featuring more than 75 items, including everything from the best in game day food like the “Grand Slam” burger and fire grilled chicken wings to filet mignon, grilled shrimp skewers, fresh salads and even a seven-layer “Big Banana Cake”
  • Open-fire grills in the heart of the restaurant, so everyone can watch the chefs in action
  • More than 100 unique beer selections, ranging from craft beers to regional brews to 862 Orlando – an exclusive draft you can only find at NBC Sports Grill & Brew

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NBC Sports Grill & Brew continues the epic growth at Universal CityWalk. The two-tiered, 30-acre complex features a collection of themed restaurants, shops and nightclubs, including The Cowfish, VIVO Italian Kitchen, Emeril’s Restaurant Orlando, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food and Rising Star.


Summer Lives On At Universal Orlando Resort

As summer turns to fall, you can still create unforgettable memories and enjoy your favorite summer activities at Universal Orlando Resort. Here are some tips that can help make every day seem like a summer one.

Relax by the Pool

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Hanging by the pool can be one of the best parts of summer, especially if you’re surrounded by good company. Universal has four on-site hotels, each with magnificent pools that offer unique experiences year round.

The lazy river at Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the perfect place to relax (or have a water gun fight with your friends) and the serene, white sand beaches at Loews Royal Pacific Resort remind me of a vacation on an island hidden in the Caribbean. No matter how you slice it, these relaxing pools are sure to have you feeling like its summer any day of the year.

Fire up the Barbeque

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At Universal CityWalk’s Hot Dog Hall of Fame, you’re sure to find something that’ll have you reminiscing on summer barbecues with your family and friends. Here, you can experience iconic hot dogs from some of the nation’s most famous ballparks. With nine unique hot dogs, you’re sure to find something summer-esque, like the Los Angeles or Chicago Dogs.

Enjoy Signature Cocktails

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Sometimes, an ice cold, mouthwatering cocktail is the perfect way to take a little heat off a scorching hot summer day. Between two theme parks and the restaurants at Universal CityWalk, they’ve got plenty of signature cocktails to keep you cool any day of the year. For some adult fun, check out the Blood Orange Margarita at Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food in CityWalk.

Savor Ice Cream

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Who doesn’t remember chasing an ice cream truck down the street during summer to get a cool scoop? We won’t make you run for our ice cream, but you’ll definitely want to hurry and check out some of our signature creations.

There are plenty of selections throughout both theme parks and at CityWalk like fan-favorite, the refreshing Earl Grey & Lavender ice cream at Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. They’ve also got the finest and freshest custom creations at Cold Stone Creamery and great tasting frozen yogurt at Menchie’s in CityWalk.

With plenty of activities at Universal Orlando to make it feel like summer all year long, you’re sure to find something perfect for you and your family.

Have a favorite summer activity? Let us know in the comments below.


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