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Florida Theme Park News

Our Florida theme park news is updated daily and covers all of the major theme parks and attractions.

Our weekly Florida theme park news videos provide a summary of the latest news and updates from Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa and the other central Florida theme parks and attractions.

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Disney Springs welcomes four new retailers

Three of the most recent retailers arriving at Disney Springs are now open for business, just in time for the holiday shopping season, with...

New Disney PhotoPass Magic Shots at Magic Kingdom feature the parks favourite treats

New Scrumptious PhotoPass Magic Shots at Magic Kingdom are now available. Guests can (figuratively) gobble up the Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar Magic Shot in...

Walt Disney World to begin testing room service robots

Savioke, a robotics company that develops and deploys autonomous indoor delivery robots that assist workers in busy environments, logistics facilities and apartment buildings, is...

New Nighttime Lagoon Show coming to Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando announced that one of the many new experiences coming to the resort will be a brand new nighttime lagoon show at Universal...

“A Celebration of Harry Potter” Returns to Universal Orlando Resort in January

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. have announced the return of “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” on January 26-28, 2018. This ultimate fan event...

Halloween Horror Nights Orlando feels the need to remind visitors how to behave

Yesterday Universal Orlando released a request that visitors to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights should “ Keep Halloween Horror Nights Fun and Safe”. This was...

Disney Springs welcomes four new retailers

Three of the most recent retailers arriving at Disney Springs are now open for business, just in time for the holiday shopping season, with...

Halloween at the Orlando Eye with Spooky Nights and Spider Frights Halloween Experience

It’s not only the theme parks that hold special events for Halloween, Spooky Nights and Spider Frights are now ‘spooking’ visitors to the Coca-Cola...

New Disney PhotoPass Magic Shots at Magic Kingdom feature the parks favourite treats

New Scrumptious PhotoPass Magic Shots at Magic Kingdom are now available. Guests can (figuratively) gobble up the Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar Magic Shot in...

Walt Disney World to begin testing room service robots

Savioke, a robotics company that develops and deploys autonomous indoor delivery robots that assist workers in busy environments, logistics facilities and apartment buildings, is...

LEGOLAND Florida Resort Announces 12 Months of Awesome Events for 2018

In 2018, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will deliver 12 months of awesomeness with a blockbuster lineup of special events and grand openings throughout the year....

New Pilot Program at Select Walt Disney World Hotels Welcomes Guests and Their Dogs

Beginning Sunday, Oct. 15, Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests – and their canine companions – to four resort hotels, Disney’s Yacht Club...

Kurt Russell appearing at Epcot’s Candlelight Processional during the holiday celebrations

Rounding out this year’s celebrity narrators for the 2017 Candlelight Processional, part of the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, are two new faces...

Ray Rush Family Raft Ride Coming to Aquatica Orlando in 2018

A brand-new family raft slide is splashing into Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark in spring 2018. Ray Rush promises to be a fully-loaded water adventure which will...

Special Halloween events at Disney Springs: Food, drinks, entertainment and more

Special Halloween eats, photo opportunities and much more have come to Disney Springs this Halloween. Costumes: From superheroes to rebels, pirates to princesses, Disney Springs...

Opening date for Star Wars Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience at Disney Springs announced

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, debuting at Disney Springs at Walt Disney...

New Pilot Program at Select Walt Disney World Hotels Welcomes Guests and Their Dogs

Beginning Sunday, Oct. 15, Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests – and their canine companions – to four resort hotels, Disney’s Yacht Club...

Kurt Russell appearing at Epcot’s Candlelight Processional during the holiday celebrations

Rounding out this year’s celebrity narrators for the 2017 Candlelight Processional, part of the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, are two new faces...

Special Halloween events at Disney Springs: Food, drinks, entertainment and more

Special Halloween eats, photo opportunities and much more have come to Disney Springs this Halloween. Costumes: From superheroes to rebels, pirates to princesses, Disney Springs...

Opening date for Star Wars Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience at Disney Springs announced

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, debuting at Disney Springs at Walt Disney...

Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrating ‘Star Wars:The Last Jedi’ at Star Wars:Galactic Nights

Star Wars: Galactic Nights will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 16th when Star Wars fans will be able to celebrate the opening...

See Magic Kingdom fireworks from the Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise will be returning to Seven Seas Lagoon this December. During Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise, guests are invited...

Current Walt Disney World 2018 Free Disney Dining offer for UK guests ending soon

The current Walt Disney World 'Dining & Drinks + $100 Gift Card + 14-day Tickets at a 7-day Price' offer for UK visitors is...

One of the oldest rides at Universal Studios Orlando will soon be closing for...

It was only last weekend the Dragon Challenge attraction at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure Park closed, now another Universal Orlando attraction is also...

Everything you need to know about the Holiday celebrations at Universal Orlando

From Nov 18th to Jan 6th Universal Orlando Resort will be bringing even more holiday cheer to the parks. For the first time ever at...

Fancy making a visit to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights even more scary!

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights will this year feature nine haunted houses, five scarezones and two live shows. For visitors who are always searching...

More theme park attraction closures: Universal’s Dragon Challenge closing in a few weeks

Last weekend two Walt Disney World attractions closed for good, Ellen’s Universe of Energy in Epcot and The Great Movie Ride in Disney’s Hollywood...

Bill & Ted bid farewell at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 2017

After 26 years of Excellent Halloween Adventures, pop-culture icons Bill and Ted will be part of Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights for the final...

Halloween Horror Nights Orlando: New Haunted House revealed

Universal Orlando has revealed one of their brand new haunted houses coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2017. SAW: The Games of Jigsaw will take guests...

Wizarding World of Harry Potter rides now available on Universal Orlando’s Express Pass

Until now visitors to Universal Orlando who purchased the Universal Express Pass were unable to use it on the most popular attractions at The...

New Nighttime Lagoon Show coming to Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando announced that one of the many new experiences coming to the resort will be a brand new nighttime lagoon show at Universal...

“A Celebration of Harry Potter” Returns to Universal Orlando Resort in January

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. have announced the return of “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” on January 26-28, 2018. This ultimate fan event...

Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrating ‘Star Wars:The Last Jedi’ at Star Wars:Galactic Nights

Star Wars: Galactic Nights will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 16th when Star Wars fans will be able to celebrate the opening...

Busch Gardens Tampa welcomes new baby rhino

The newest addition to the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay family was born at the park last week. A new southern baby white rhino calf was...

See Magic Kingdom fireworks from the Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise will be returning to Seven Seas Lagoon this December. During Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise, guests are invited...

Current Walt Disney World 2018 Free Disney Dining offer for UK guests ending soon

The current Walt Disney World 'Dining & Drinks + $100 Gift Card + 14-day Tickets at a 7-day Price' offer for UK visitors is...

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Disney Springs with speciality beers and food

Guests visiting Disney Springs this fall will be able to celebrate Oktoberfest with cold brews and hot eats in October and right through the...

Could a new talking Minnie Mouse & Donald Duck be coming to Disney parks?

Last week guests visiting Disney California Adventure Park in Disneyland were able to take part in a unique meet and greet with Mickey, Minnie...

Dinosaurs coming to International Drive Orlando

A new attraction will soon be opening on International Drive Orlando. Extreme Dinosaurs: The Exhibition is set to open on October 12th, it will...

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort completes largest redesign in the resort’s history

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has completed the largest transformation in the resort’s history: a $140 million, three year project which...

More news from the Florida theme parks and attractions

Halloween at the Orlando Eye with Spooky Nights and Spider Frights Halloween Experience

It’s not only the theme parks that hold special events for Halloween, Spooky Nights and Spider Frights are now ‘spooking’ visitors to the Coca-Cola...

LEGOLAND Florida Resort Announces 12 Months of Awesome Events for 2018

In 2018, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will deliver 12 months of awesomeness with a blockbuster lineup of special events and grand openings throughout the year....

Ray Rush Family Raft Ride Coming to Aquatica Orlando in 2018

A brand-new family raft slide is splashing into Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark in spring 2018. Ray Rush promises to be a fully-loaded water adventure which will...

Busch Gardens Tampa welcomes new baby rhino

The newest addition to the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay family was born at the park last week. A new southern baby white rhino calf was...

Dinosaurs coming to International Drive Orlando

A new attraction will soon be opening on International Drive Orlando. Extreme Dinosaurs: The Exhibition is set to open on October 12th, it will...

Merry LEGOLAND Christmas returns to LEGOLAND Florida in December

The holiday season shines bigger and brighter than ever this year as LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s popular Christmas and New Year’s events return for their...

Holiday celebrations coming to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex this December

This holiday season, the term “lift-off” will take on a whole new meaning at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. For the first time ever,...

Halloween fun continues at Seaworld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular returned to SeaWorld Orlando last weekend, earlier than ever before for six weekends of family fun. Guests of all ages can join...

LEGOLAND Florida to transform Roller Coaster into Supercharged Virtual Reality Adventure

Prepare to take a ride on the wildest LEGO race ever imagined when cutting-edge virtual reality technology combines with roller coaster thrills in an...

Andretti Karting opening soon near Orlando’s International Drive: attractions, food & more

Orlando's newest premier entertainment/event destination featuring high speed karts,attractions, event space, full restaurant/bar & more is opening soon near International Drive. Andretti Indoor Karting and...