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Men Without Hats to Play Velvet Sessions at Universal Orlando

Men-Without-HatsHard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s 2015 Velvet Sessions lobby concert series continues on April 30, 2015 at 6:30 pm, with Men Without Hats, performing hits The Safety Dance, Pop Goes The World, Living In China and more!

Velvet Sessions is Hard Rock Hotel’s special rock ‘n’ roll cocktail party and lobby concert held the last Thursday of the month (January through October). Log onto velvetsessions.com to buy your tickets and to receive monthly updates on who’s playing.

All Velvet Sessions tickets include: FREE specialty drinks, finger foods and warm-up tunes from 6:30 pm until show time, cash bars and live band from show time onward, and complimentary valet parking*.

Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event and are held at the Velvet Bar and Lobby Lounge inside the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.

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Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights Begin TONIGHT!

Halloween Horror Nights Orlando - Alien vs. PredatorTonight, guests’ worst nightmares will be unleashed as Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 24 opens – drawing fans from all around the country. This year, guests will come face-to-face with some of the most recognizable and terrifying names in pop culture, as well as intensely-real original content.

Fast Facts About Halloween Horror Nights 24:

Dates: Select nights from Sept. 19 through Nov. 1

  • Awards: It’s been named “Nation’s Best Halloween Event” for seven consecutive years by Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards – one of the most prestigious awards in the amusement industry.

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Hot Dog Hall of Fame Open – Orlando CityWalk

_Hot Dog Hall of Fame Photo SelectHot Dog Hall of Fame officially opened this week at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk, becoming the latest venue to debut as part of this year’s historic expansion to the entertainment complex.

Hot Dog Hall of Fame, located across from Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, features stadium-style seating and iconic hot dog creations from across the nation, including the loaded Chicago dog and Milwaukee brat. Universal partnered with Steven Schussler, the global culinary concept creator behind the popular Rain Forest Cafe, to bring his Hot Dog Hall of Fame concept to CityWalk.

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New Food Venues at CityWalk Orlando

This month, three new venues will debut at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk as part of this year’s historic expansion to the entertainment complex.

Menchies PhotoLater this month, Hot Dog Hall of Fame and VIVO Italian Kitchen, will join the CityWalk line-up.

Hot Dog Hall of Fame, located across from Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food on the second level of CityWalk, will feature iconic hot dog creations from some of our nation’s most famous ball parks, including the loaded Chicago dog and Boston brat. Universal exclusively partnered with Steven Schussler, the global culinary concept creator behind the popular Rainforest Cafe, to bring his Hot Dog Hall of Fame concept to CityWalk.

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Potter Stars Visit Diagon Alley

Harry Potter Stars Visit Diagon Alley 3Yesterday, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Bonnie Wright from the popular Harry Potter film series enjoyed a sneak peek of the highly anticipated, spectacularly themed environment, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida.

The actors – who portrayed siblings Fred, George and Ginny Weasley in the films – toured the new land with Thierry Coup, Senior Vice President of Universal Creative, and Alan Gilmore, Art Director of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the Harry Potter films. During their visit, they:

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