Universal Studios Florida Features and Updates:
- Following the success of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal just opened Diagon Alley as an extension of this movie-themed attraction featuring a new high-speed simulation ride called “Escape from Gringotts” featuring animatronic Goblins.
- Halloween Horror Nights is an annual month-long event during October, featuring live-action haunted houses based on horror movies and TV shows.
- Transformers 3D The Ride is another popular attraction based on the action-packed movie franchise.
Universal Studios Florida Little Known Facts:
- What was once a thriving parking lot when Universal Orlando first opened is now a lagoon in the midst of CityWalk Orlando.
- The ride of Revenge of the Mummy replaced the King Kong-themed “Kongfrontation” attraction in 2002.
- The park had a replica of the infamous “Bates Motel” from the movie Psycho, which was demolished in 1998 to build a Curious George attraction.