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Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Universal this morning dropped a major bombshell of a press release, unveiling new experiences that will start this summer and continue on throughout the end of the year and into 2018 – a string of new attractions that will further Universal Studios Hollywood’s unprecedented transformation that started back in 2014 with the arrival of Super […]

The Shining announced for Halloween Horror Nights 2017

The Shining announced for Halloween Horror Nights 2017

Right on the heels of announcing Stanley Kubrick’s Shining for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, Universal revealed that West Coast horror devotees can also experience the Overlook Hotel, as well. It’s hard to convey the magnitude and impact of The Shining; over the past 37 years, there have been few cinematic experiences like it, whether […]

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Hogwarts Castle Nighttime Projection Show Debuting This Summer

The LA Times reported that the nighttime projection show for Hogwarts Castle at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been officially announced and will be debuting June 23. The show will utilize projectors, lighting effects, and music to create a dynamic experience for guests to enjoy. According to Stacey Quinealty, Senior Manager of Audio […]

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Gondola transportation coming to Universal Studios?

Universal Studios Hollywood has seen something of a rebirth these past three years, with such heavy-hitters as Super Silly Fun Land, Springfield, The Walking Dead, and, but of course, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter arriving to transform the park’s Upper Lot. When combined with the light makeover that CityWalk has also been receiving, along […]

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Now Open at Universal CityWalk Hollywood

After the closure of Yogurtland six months ago, now in its place is yet another new yogurt shop, Menchie’s. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is located next to the newly opened Voodoo Doughnut, adjacent to Hard Rock Cafe. Prices for frozen yogurt is $0.58 + tax per oz, with annual pass discounts applicable. Follow California Informer on […]

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey in Hollywood removes 3D

Universal Studios Hollywood plans to remove the 3D out of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, California Informer has learned. Sources familiar with the matter tell us that the conversion may have already taken place. While we have not heard a specific reason for the change, it may be due to the number of guests […]

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Universal raises ticket prices and introduces new premium annual pass

Universal Studios Hollywood has raised its ticket prices and introduced a new “Platinum” annual pass, California Informer has learned. Park gate admission and “ANYTIME” tickets now cost $115 (up from $95). As before, buying online, in advance will save you up to $25; the lowest tier for anticipated “slow” days is now $90 (up from […]

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon