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Universal Studios Summer Concert Series in June / July

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One of Orlando’s most popular summer events is back – Universal Studios’ Summer Concert Series, bringing some big names in music to entertain you on weekends over the summer.  Every Saturday, live concerts at the Universal Music Plaza stage commence at 9pm with legendary performances from great artists. First gig was Saturday 11 June and they are running until 16 July.

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Disney Fastpass and Universal Express Plus Pass – lose the queues!


If you’re heading out to either Disney or Universal theme parks and want to fit in the most ‘play’ time along with the least ‘stand in line’ time to really optimise your days in the parks, you’ll want to make use of the passes available. As they differ between the parks, I’ve got a run down here of how each works. In short, where regular lines can average an hour or more wait time per attraction, these passes will reduce that to a maximum of 10 minutes per attraction – making choosing attractions for the family much easier.

So with the Disney FastPass, good news its free for all park guests and you just buy a standard admission ticket.

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Universal Studios City Walk

Universal Studios City Walk is located at the entrances to Universal Studios and Islands of Adverture and features loads of different restaurants, bars, night clubs, shops and a even a 20 screen cinema, it’s the ideal place to spend an evening out or grab something to eat on your way out of the Universal parks.

City Walk if home to some of the bigger chains of bar and restaurants like the Hard Rock Cafe, Nascar Sports Grille, Margaritaville, NBA City and the all new Bubba Gump Shrimp Co plus many more.

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New Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida

Universal Studios in Orlando Florida have unveiled plans for a new Simpson ride. The Simpson ride should be open by spring 2008.

New Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios