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Juz

Juz
Juz is keen blogger on Orlando as well as having written 2 travel books on Disney. You can catch Juz every week on the Eye on Orlando Show, which covers all the happening in and around Central Florida.

UNIVERSAL’S VOLCANO BAY

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO LAUNCHES NEW OPTIONS FOR GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED WATER THEME PARK, UNIVERSAL’S VOLCANO BAY Universal Orlando Resort revealed more ways guests can experience the highly-anticipated water theme park – Universal’s Volcano Bay, giving them more flexibility to plan their visit. When it grand opens on May 25, ...

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Seven Seas Food Festival still on until April 16

At SeaWorld t he savory success of the Seven Seas Food Festival is expanding to entice guests throughout Spring Break.  Featured flavors from the event will be offered daily . Guests will continue to set sail on a taste adventure as they sip and sample their way through international street ...

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‘Happily Ever After’ Nighttime Spectacular

“Happily Ever After,” a new nighttime spectacular that will combine the magic of Disney storytelling, beloved Disney characters, fireworks and so much more, will debut at Magic Kingdom Park on May 12. The spectacular will inspire guests to seek out and find their own “Happily Ever After” by showcasing some ...

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Nintendo games come to life

Imagine the fun of stepping into a larger-than-life Nintendo adventure. Gigantic Piranha Plants spring to life. Question blocks, power-ups and more surround you. And Mario and all his friends are there to pull you into a brand-new world. You will enter an entire realm filled with iconic Nintendo excitement, gameplay, ...

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Touch a Shark at SeaWorld Orlando!

Many people grow up with a fear of sharks. It’s no surprise, for years popular culture and news media have sensationalized incidents of shark and human interaction, overall contributing to how the shark has become one of the most misunderstood predators of our ocean. It’s estimated that at least 100 ...

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Central Florida Zoo now have Pokémon guests !

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has been overrun by mysterious creatures… Pokémon! So they have iissued some tips for guests visiting: 1. Running low on Pokeballs? There are over a dozen Pokestops throughout the Zoo. 2. Need somewhere to train and battle your Pokemon? There is one gym towards ...

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Legoland Rules for Playing Pokémon GO

Pokémon have been spotted throughout the resort and guests are welcome to play during their visit, but the resort has issued a few ground rules to ensure a safe search. Rules for a safe Pokémon GO quest at LEGOLAND Florida Resort: Even a Pokémon Master must stay within guest areas.  ...

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Wild Days Event Starts

SeaWorld Orlando kicks off the new year with Wild Days, presented by Coca-Cola, the popular annual event that connects guests in even more ways with animals and the natural, wild world. The event is included with park admission and takes place three weekends in January (Jan. 16-17, Jan. 23-24 and ...

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Fast & Furious Mega-Attraction

 All-New Fast & Furious Mega-Attraction Racing to Universal Orlando Resort in 2017 One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida’s most action-packed ride experiences.  Universal Orlando Resort announced today that Fast & Furious: Supercharged will join its incredible lineup of ...

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The Crayola Experience

The Crayola Experience is due to open July 1st  in The Florida Mall and will feature 25 hands-on attractions that offer hours of creative fun. At Crayola Experience, every child’s creation is wonderfully unique – just like them! Although best known for its iconic crayons and markers, the 111-year-old company ...

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Dragon Fire Grill Opening Soon

The all-new Dragon Fire Grill at Busch Gardens officially opens on June 1, featuring cuisines from around the world. Located in Pantopia, Dragon Fire Grill features market-style dining, a wide selection of beverages and brand-new entertainment. Dragon Fire Grill reimagines the traditional culinary experience with market-style dining, featuring Italian, American, ...

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New Raptor Encounter Opens

Velociraptors have arrived at Jurassic Park in Universal’s Islands of Adventure! You can now get the chance to see these magnificent creatures face to face in an all-new experience: Raptor Encounter. Your experience begins when you approach a paddock where the raptor will be contained. You’ll learn some cool facts about ...

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HARD ROCK HOTEL DEBUTS NEW GUEST ROOMS

Inspired by music and the hotels on-site location at Universal Orlando Resort, the newly-renovated guest rooms at Hard Rock Hotel capture the vibe of rock against a backdrop of clean and contemporary surfaces. The new look features a mix of retro-inspired shapes, patterns and colors paired with sleek-lined details in ...

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Kelly Clarkson Takes the Stage This Saturday

Florida’s biggest party continues this weekend at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras with a musical performance by pop sensation Kelly Clarkson on Saturday, February 21. Clarkson will be releasing her seventh album, “Piece by Piece,” on March 3, which features her latest single and US Billboard Top 40 hit, “Heartbeat Song.” ...

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What a lovely baby !!!

Busch Gardens® Tampa has welcomed another endangered western lowland gorilla. The female gorilla was born on Feb. 6 at 8:30 p.m. and is being cared for by 27-year-old mother Mary. Guests will be able to see the baby gorilla on the Myombe Reserve habitat in the coming days, along with ...

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May the Force be with Legoland

The Force is strong with LEGOLAND Florida Resort this February with the new LEGO Club Weekend featuring LEGO Star Wars  Miniland Model Display! Guests can release their inner Jedi or Stormtrooper as they participate in a variety of activities throughout the weekend Guests are encouraged to come dressed as their ...

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Every Witch Way

This weekend, guests can enjoy a bewitching weekend of spell-binding activities at Universal Orlando Resort, featuring Nickelodeon’s hit live action series “Every Witch Way.” Several of the show’s beloved cast will be part of the festivities, including Paola Andino (Emma Alonso), Nick Merico (Daniel Miller), Paris Smith (Maddie Van Pelt) ...

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Clyde & seamore’s sea lion high

The comedic sea lion duo, Clyde and Seamore, star in SeaWorld Orlando’s newest show, “Clyde & Seamore’s Sea Lion High,” opening spring 2015. It’s a hilarious tale, filled with amazing animal behaviors and splashy audience fun. Clyde and Seamore find themselves in slippery pursuit of their high school diplomas and ...

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Orlando Eye

Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest attractions operator in the world, is expanding rapidly in Central Florida. Today, at IAAPA Attractions Expo, the company revealed a LEGO  model that spans more than 9-feet across and is nearly 8-feet tall, showcasing three iconic brands coming to Orlando: The Orlando Eye®, Madame ...

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Otronicon X

See How the Future is Created in Orlando January 16 – 19, 2015 Now in its 10th year, Otronicon is the premiere technology event that you can’t afford to miss. Discover how we will live, learn, work and play in the years to come through video games, simulation and other ...

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Hot Butterbeer !!!

Guests have tried it cold, frozen – and even as an ice-cream flavor. Beginning today, November 21, 2014, Universal Orlando Resort will now offer hot Butterbeer at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. To celebrate this new addition, some of the first guests at Leaky Cauldron in Diagon Alley and ...

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CIRCUS XTREME

CIRCUS XTREME plays the Amway Center in Orlando January 8-11, 2015 for seven shows. Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts that can only be seen at The Greatest Show On Earth. Children Of All Ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating ...

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Waves of Honor returns

As Veterans Day approaches, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment for the second year in a row is launching a special offer to honor all the men and women who have previously served as members of the U.S. armed services. The “Waves of Honor” salute to veterans offers 50 percent off single-day ...

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Scare-Capital of the US

Orlando celebrates Halloween from every end of the spectrum with nationally recognized events at some of the world’s most popular theme parks. Whether it involves horrifying haunted houses or costume parties with friendly characters, Orlando’s theme parks bring Halloween to a whole new level with more than 80 individual events ...

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Rizzo goes home

SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) returned Rizzo, a male manatee to the Tomoka River waters in Ormond Beach, Fla., after receiving care and rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando for the past seven months. Rizzo was rescued by the FWC from the Tomoka ...

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First Responder Days

LEGOLAND  is proud to once again honor police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel with a free single day admission to the park during the month of September.  LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s special offer gives first responders a chance to experience the Park’s more than 50 rides, shows and attractions with ...

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Yeahhhhhh its that time of year at the Magic Kingdom again, get ready to trick-or-treat on select nights from 7:00 PM to midnight, September 1st  to October 31st. As per previous years some great entertainment is on hand for you and your family to have a Ghouling good time. Mickey’s ...

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Magical Dining Month

Next week  kicks off a month-long program where participating restaurants feature an amazing three-course dining experience all at the exceptional price of only $33 per person. This is the 9th year of the Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month , running from August 25th to September 30th, more than 70 Orlando area ...

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Legoland Hotel Bookings Welcome

It’s less than one year before LEGOLAND® Florida Resort opens the doors to its new LEGOLAND® Hotel, and the window is now officially open for guests to book their rooms! Opening Summer 2015, the five story LEGO® themed hotel will feature 152 brightly colored and highly themed rooms and suites, ...

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Howl-O-Scream 2014

As the lights dim and the fire dwindles, a sinister song in perfect pitch curses all who hear its tormenting tempo.  Survive the curse this fall, for 18 select nights, as Howl-O-Scream® 2014 returns to Busch Gardens® Tampa with unexpected terrors around every corner. Freaky Preview returns this year with ...

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Christmas Town is coming !

Busch Gardens® Tampa’s Christmas Town™ , the Bay area’s biggest Christmas celebration, is returning this year and is now included with any annual pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park. “Since 2012, Busch Gardens has offered the ultimate Christmastime experience for families, and we’re excited to continue that ...

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A Celebration of Harry Potter

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced that they will host the second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event – a special event for fans celebrating the global phenomenon that is Harry Potter. Beginning January 30, 2015, fans will enjoy three days of incredible experiences – including the “A ...

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Red, Brick and Boom

LEGOLAND Florida is celebrating the 4th of July weekend in 2014 with its annual event! Three nights of fireworks set to The LEGO  Movie soundtrack will light up the sky for all guests to experience, along with fun activities for the entire family to enjoy.  The event allows visitors to celebrate the ...

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Universal App and WiFi

It’s a situation most of us are familiar with: You pull the phone out of your pocket, curse the draining battery and try unsuccessfully to connect to the one feeble Wi-Fi connection you can actually pick up (although you probably don’t technically have permission to access it). I know, I ...

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Winter Springs Festival of the Arts

The 7th Annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts will take place in the Winter Springs Town Center October 18th & 19th, 2014, and is produced by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the City of Winter Springs. Established as a signature event in an affluent ...

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LEGO Globe

LEGOLAND Florida and Tampa Electric unveiled a new 6-foot LEGO  Globe next to the Imagination Zone attraction venue as part of initiatives to further education on renewable energy inside the park. Built out of more than 250,000 LEGO brick, guests will be able to enjoy the installation along with a ...

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Aqua Drag Racer

Wet ‘n Wild Orlando  newest attraction, the Aqua Drag Racer – a family-friendly, four lane racing attraction is well and truly now open and is pulling in the crowds. It’s expected to be the tallest and fastest water-based racing attraction of its kind in Florida aimed at providing thrill seekers ...

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Summer Nights

Actress, songwriter, singer and performer Bridgit Mendler, salsa superstars El Gran Combo and singer-songwriter ZZ Ward have been added to Busch Gardens® Tampa’s brand new Saturday Summer Nights concert series. Mendler, who starred on Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie,” will heat up Gwazi Park stage with hits from her “Hello ...

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