On the Season Finale episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast, Gabe and Nikki play "What's That Theme Park Noise?" where they each individually sourced noises, music, dialogue and all around odd noises from theme parks they've visited together to test each others knowledge of theme park noises! Follow along and see how well you do!
*WARNING: SOME EXPLICIT CONTENT AHEAD* Halloween? During the holidays? That's usually the response we get when we tell people about our weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center for Season's Screamings 2022. For some, the idea of combining the wholesome nature of the holidays with the wicked nature of Halloween seems just so odd. For us, …
To celebrate its longtime partnership with the Central Florida community, the Universal Orlando Foundation this week awarded more than $1 million in grants to 30 charitable organizations. The grants will help provide everything from school supplies to innovative, after-school programming – and more. The grants were announced as the Universal Orlando Foundation enters its 25th year of serving the community. The Foundation gathered 30 community partners at a first-ever, “Celebration of Giving,” event. The event will return in 2023 and become an annual celebration of giving.
SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™, the innovative, immersive and highly-anticipated themed land officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Friday, February 17, 2023. So, get ready; this exciting debut marks SUPER NINTENDO WORLD’s official arrival to the United States.
Knott’s Berry Farm’s 2023 year is jam-packed with a full lineup of Seasons of Fun events, plus all-new fun with the fully reimagined Fiesta Village. With a 2023 Season Pass, guests can enjoy unlimited visits to all the seasonal celebrations to come in the new year, and even sneak in a few trips to Merry Farm before the end of this month.
It's no secret that our family loves when the holiday season comes to life in the parks. It's so exciting to see each park put their own personal spin on our most beloved traditions. Some go super traditional and nostalgic, while others could give Clark Griswald a run for his money with their spectacular light displays. Then there is Universal Studios. Universal Studios Hollywood stands out in the crowd by daring to be different. I mean why have Santa when you can have… the Grinch! And seeing the Grinch and visiting Whoville is just where the fun starts! Come along with us as we take you through our family fun day visiting Universal Studios for the WHOlidays...I mean holidays.
The countdown to the New Year is on at Knott’s Merry Farm with special fireworks, live entertainment, and special extended hours for the one-night event. Guests have a chance to say goodbye to the final moments of 2022 at Knott’s as the park celebrates with memorable festivities including Merry Farm seasonal performances throughout the day on December 31st. The enchanting Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration gives guests front row seats to the final event of the year as the park rings in 2023 with a park wide-party unlike any other and everyone is invited.
Knott's Berry Farm has many identities over the seasons in Southern California. From one moment to the next, Knott's transforms from your deepest fears to a winter wonderland. While the latter might be some peoples deepest fear, for the vast majority of visitors to the park the holidays are what fill them with warmth and joy. And when you're celebrating at Knott's Merry Farm, it's nearly impossible to leave the park without feeling the holiday spirit. As soon as you enter, you're met with the sights and sounds of the season that are impossible to ignore. Lights adorn the old wooden rooftops of Ghost Town and carolers roam around singing classic holiday songs. The complete transformation of the park really sets the stage for all the incredible offerings the park has for the season.
On this weeks episode, Gabe and Nikki talk about their recent trip to Universal Studios Hollywood for Grinchmas and Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. They also talk about parenting mishaps, meeting Frankenstein, hints, tips and so much more.
A brand-new collection of authentic, interactive Ollivanders wands has arrived at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal theme parks around the globe, bringing 12 all-new wands – plus an additional one that is exclusive to each destination – to Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan and Universal Beijing Resort.