WHAT: SeaWorld’s Fireworks Spectacular Ignite to take place nightly beginning at SeaWorld June 18, plus extra Fireworks on July 4 weeken
WHEN: SeaWorld nightly fireworks begin June 18 and run through August 8, plus select nights through September 6. Additional July 4 fireworks shows taking place July 2-4
Both fireworks performances can be viewed from all around SeaWorld's large central lake, including the Orca Encounter Pathway, The Waterfront, or Bayside Stadium.
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UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS INFAMOUS RETURN OF JACK THE CLOWN TO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS AND ANNOUNCES SELECT TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR THE WORLD’S PREMIER HALLOWEEN EVENT, BEGINNING ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
The Highly-Anticipated Event Returns this Fall to Celebrate 30 Years of Fear with 10 Terrifying Haunted Houses, Five Scare Zones and More
Click Here to Purchase Tickets to Stay, Scream and Save
Orlando, Fla. (June 17, 2021) – Jack the Clown returns as the demented face of Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights as the world’s premier Halloween event commemorates its 30th year – and select tickets and vacation packages are now on sale inviting guests to stay, scream and save. Halloween Horror Nights kicks off on Friday, September 3 and continues on select nights through Sunday, October 31, 2021.
The most notorious icon in event history, Jack’s return to Halloween Horror Nights 2021 will be fraught with terror and fear as the grisly circus clown invades every corner of this year’s event with unsuspecting “Jack Attacks” that will send guests running for their lives. His ominous and unrelenting presence will infiltrate every aspect of the event – from the streets, to the haunted houses to the places guests would least expect – leaving nowhere to turn and nowhere to hide.
Select tickets are on sale now for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, featuring a variety of ways for guests to customize their visit to stay, scream and save. Guests can save up to $52 on a single night event ticket when purchasing online, and book various event upgrades like the R.I.P. Tours, a guided tour experience that provides priority V.I.P. access to the haunted houses; Behind the Screams: Unmasking the Horror Tours, a daytime, lights-on tour of the haunted houses that offers a glimpse into how the scares are brought to life; and more.
Guests can also save up to $200 on vacation packages, starting at $149 per person, per night (based on a family of four), that include hotel accommodations, tickets to Universal Orlando’s theme parks and one-night admission to Halloween Horror Nights 2021. Universal Orlando hotel guests also receive exclusive benefits, including access to a dedicated entry gate for the event (with valid event admission), complimentary transportation to Universal’s theme parks and Universal CityWalk, and access to an all-new, limited-time “Jack’d Up” experience at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort – where guests get a closer look into the chaotic world of Jack and some of the sinister environments inspired by his past invasions of Halloween Horror Nights. Plus, the hotel’s Swizzle Lounge lobby bar will transform into the “Horror Icons Bar,” featuring specialty beverages and snacks inspired by the event’s most infamous icons, and props and costumes that pay an eerie homage to Halloween Horror Nights past.
Additional details about Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will be revealed soon. For more information and to purchase tickets to Universal Orlando’s event, visit www.Orlando.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.
Let Yourself Woah at Universal Orlando Resort
When you’re ready to Let Yourself Woah, the place to go is Universal Orlando Resort.
For more than 30 years, Universal Orlando has immersed guests in amazing “woah” moments that free them from the stress of their worlds. Across the award-winning destination, they can let go and live in the moment with those they care about most as they embark on incredible theme park adventures, like causing mischief with the Minions from Illumination’s “Despicable Me,” coming face-to-face with ferocious dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, walking the corridors of Hogwarts castle in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and so much more.
Universal Orlando is home to three epic theme parks that feature some of the world’s most exciting and innovative experiences, including Universal’s Islands of Adventure – named the #1 Amusement Park in the World for five years in a row by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice; Universal Studios Florida – home to the most technologically-advanced stunt show yet, The Bourne Stuntacular; and Universal’s Volcano Bay - a tropical oasis like no other that features an actual beach right in the middle of Orlando.
Universal Orlando’s hotels are destinations unto themselves and include the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Aventura Hotel and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites & Dockside Inn and Suites. And Universal’s entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers immersive dining and entertainment for every member of the family.
THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD! - Now Open
LEGOLAND® California Resort invites families to go from theater to theme park with the opening of THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD! Based on the blockbuster films The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, the new land fully immerses guests into the LEGO Movie universe and places them onto the streets of Bricksburg. On the flagship ride, Emmet’s Flying Adventure, guests can hop aboard Emmet’s triple decker flying couch for a thrill-seeking adventure. In addition, families will experience the rush of falling from Unikitty’s Disco Drop, meet Emmet and all his friends in Emmet’s Super Suite Apartment and have an out-of-this-world experience inside Benny’s Playship. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com
Rebuild the World at PLANET LEGOLAND®!- June 10, 2021
LEGOLAND® California Resort is excited to introduce a world with no rules just pure creativity… PLANET LEGOLAND® is opening June 10, 2021! This new immersive build experience encourages children and their parents to unleash their imaginations by building, unbuilding and rebuilding the world of their dreams with, of course, LEGO® bricks. Encounter a six-foot wide LEGO globe, built out of more than 200,000 bricks, then select from one of four different themed stations to build your masterpiece! For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com
A new World of Mythical Creatures is Taking the Screen at the 4D Theater! - June 24, 2021
Enter an undiscovered world where LEGO® creatures come to life with an all-new 4D movie, LEGO® MYTHICA - JOURNEY TO MYTHICA, and an augmented reality (AR) experience opening June 24 at LEGOLAND® California Resort’s LEGO® Showplace Theater. Full of adventures and mysterious creatures all waiting to be discovered, LEGO MYTHICA is an incredible parallel universe to ours. A universe that, unbeknown to us, has been created by the power of kids’ imagination. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com
Red, White and Boom! Rocks LEGOLAND®California Resort on July 4!
The summer heats up at LEGOLAND® California Resort with a star-spangled Fourth of July celebration: Red, White and Boom! Throughout the day, kids of all ages can participate in all-American family picnic games and building activities. The evening fireworks show combines patriotic music with dazzling pyrotechnics. Red White and Boom! is included in the cost of regular Park admission: For information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com
LEGO® NINJAGO Days 10th Anniversary – August 13- September 10
LEGOLAND® California Resort invites families to release their inner ninja in celebration of LEGO® NINJAGO® World! Guests can join their favorite NINJAGO heroes in the 4D Movie, NINJAGO® Master of the 4th Dimension. By helping Master Wu harness the power of the elements, families become part of the 4D action! Guests can also unleash their powers on NINJAGO® The Ride, strike a pose with their favorite LEGO NINJAGO characters and participate in ninja-themed activities. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com
NEW LEGO® VIDIYO™ MUSIC FEST - September 17-19
An all-new, family-friendly music festival is coming to LEGOLAND® California Resort, September 17-19. DJ L.L.A.M.A – the musical superstar behind LEGO® VIDIYO™ – will be making a special appearance at LEGOLAND® California Resort for one weekend only as part of his newly announced world tour. This vibrant, interactive music festival will feature “dance-off” parties, interactive games, and pop-up performances. Colorful photo opportunities include larger-than-life scenes, and guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite music artist to win prizes. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com
Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights Halloween Celebration – Saturdays in October
LEGOLAND® California Resort hosts San Diego’s biggest kids’ Halloween celebration, Brick-or-Treat! Every Saturday night (Oct. 2,9,16,23 & 30) guests can enjoy not-so-spooky entertainment, dance parties, live music, costume entertainers, and safe trick-or-treating. For information and event pricing, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
Holidays at LEGOLAND® California Resort – November 20, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Live entertainment, twinkling lights and festive cheer await guests during the Holidays at
LEGOLAND® California Resort! Beginning Nov. 20, kids and families can enjoy nightly tree lightings of the Park’s LEGO® Christmas tree decked with spectacular lights and LEGO ornaments. The holiday fun concludes with the annual Kids’ New Year’s Eve Party on December 31. All activities located inside the Park are included with regular Park admission. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
Ring in the New Year with LEGOLAND® California Resort’s Kids’ New Year’s Eve Celebration – December 31
Don’t let bedtime spoil your fun! New Year’s Eve festivities kick-off early at LEGOLAND® California Resortwith a party that lets kids ring in 2022 without missing their bedtime! Kids’ New Year’s Eve features live music, entertainment and a special New Year’s countdown at 6 p.m. ! All activities are included with regular Park. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
LEGOLAND® California Resort includes LEGOLAND® California, SEA LIFE® aquarium, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGOLAND® Hotel and LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel. All are geared for families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. At LEGOLAND California, you’ll find more than 60 rides, shows and attractions including the new LEGO® City: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride where guests experience more than 2,000 real sea animals including real sharks, rays and tropical fish. SEA LIFE aquarium is home to more than 5,000 living creatures and incorporates LEGO® models into a child’s voyage to the depths of the ocean featuring play zones, fun facts and quiz trails. LEGOLAND Water Park features more than seven slides, sandy beaches and the unique Build-A-Raft River plus Pirate Reef and LEGO Legends of CHIMA Water Park comprising
10 acres of water fun! The nation’s first LEGOLAND Hotel features 250 rooms, all themed either as pirate, adventure, kingdom, LEGO® Friends and LEGO® NINJAGO™! North America’s first LEGOLAND Castle Hotel features 250 rooms, fully themed as Knights and Dragons, Royal Princess and Magic Wizard. For more information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com or call (760) 918-LEGO (5346).
About Merlin Entertainments
Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's number one and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin operates 129 attractions, 21 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose
is to deliver memorable experiences to its millions of guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its employees.
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(Ventura, CA) – With restrictions on concerts and festivals lifted in California as of June 15, Ventura’s beloved Tequila & Taco Music Festival will be returning on July 24 - 25 to the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Festivalgoers will be able to enjoy tequila sampling, live entertainment, delicious street tacos, craft beer, refreshing margaritas and an artisanal craft market, all at an ideal beach-adjacent outdoor setting, cooled by ocean breezes.
A variety of top-shelf tequila brands will be participating in the festival’s Saturday and Sunday tequila tasting, and delicious margaritas and other beverages will be available for purchase. Attendees will also be able to enjoy delicious gourmet street tacos from a range of popular food vendors.
The 90’s pop icon and rapper Robert Van Winkle aka Vanilla Ice will set the stage on fire with his distinctive mix of rock, techno\ and old-school hip hop on Saturday, along with the hip hop/pop rap duo Tag Team. Vanilla Ice reached international fame with his mega hit “Ice Ice Baby”, the first hip-hop track to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S. His latest album, “Wisdom, Tenacity, and Focus” (WTF) has ushered a new era for Rob Van Winkle, showcasing a further diversified musical exploration as he draws from multiple genres from punk and country to ska and techno.
Tequila & Taco Music Festival is a production of the Surfers Point Live! event series launching in July by CBF Productions. In 2020, CBF Productions produced the highly successful ‘Concerts In Your Car’ series, creating the first drive-in, socially-distanced theatre-in-the-round-style, live entertainment option in California. Surfers Point Live! takes its name from the famous California surf break – Surfers Point – located steps from the Ventura County Fairgrounds, home to both Concerts In Your Car and Surfers Point Live!
“It’s time to get out of your car, soak up the sunshine and enjoy the cool ocean breeze at the Ventura County Fairgrounds,” said Vincenzo Giammanco, CEO of CBF Productions. “We are thrilled to be able to transition from Concerts In Your Car to the Surfer Point Live! series – bringing back live entertainment and food festivals that can be enjoyed in a beautiful location right by the Pacific Ocean.”
About the Tequila & Taco Music Festival
The Tequila & Taco Music Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, July 24 & 25, from 1:00pm to 9:30pm on Saturday; Noon to 6:30pm on Sunday. Tequila sampling tickets are $42, and tequila tasting takes place from 2pm to 6pm on Saturday; 1pm to 5pm on Sunday. General admission tickets are $15 on Saturday; on Sunday general admission is $10. Kids 12 and under are free. Ticket prices are advance purchase pricing, valid until June 15th, check website for updates. All ages are welcome but to purchase or consume alcohol, individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased online in advance and will also be sold at the door the day of the event while supplies last. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.tequilaandtacomusicfestival.com
ABOUT CBF PRODUCTIONS
In 2020, CBF Productions launched the first drive-in, live, theatre-in-the-round-style and socially distanced entertainment experience in California – Concerts In Your Car. They continue to lead the pack with their new music and food festival series, Surfers Point Live! bringing top name talent to their stage at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. From their legendary Boots & Brews Country Music Festivals to Tequila & Taco Festivals, Winter Wine Walks and more, CBF’s visionary events have been on the forefront of the food/drink and music festival circuit for over 14 years.
Universal CityWalk Partners with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to Host Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination
Universal CityWalk Partners with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
to Host Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site from
June 10-13 and June 18-24, Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Self-Parking is Free for Guests who Confirm Appointments Prior to Arrival
Universal City, California, June 9, 2021 – Universal CityWalk Hollywood is partnering with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to host a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site from Thursday, June 10 to Sunday, June 13 and from Friday, June 18 to Thursday, June 24, 2021, noon to 6:00 p.m. in which the Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccines will be administered by Curative.
Self-parking is free for guests who arrive at Universal CityWalk with proof of confirmed appointments.
Walk ups and appointments will be available at this vaccination site and guests can visit https://curative.com/sites/29404 to schedule their advance appointment. Directional signage will be available upon arrival.
For guests receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, a second appointment will be scheduled during the first vaccine dose administered on site at Universal CityWalk. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine requires one dose only.
Guests visiting for their vaccination are requested to bring a government-issued ID and their insurance card. These will not be required for vaccination except that minors are required to bring a government-issued photo ID (or, in the alternative, a birth certificate and the minor’s school ID). Minors must be accompanied by an adult for vaccination.
Universal CityWalk will celebrate the first 100 guests each day from June 10 to June 13 and from June 18 to June 24, starting at noon, who receive a vaccination dose at the CityWalk vaccination site with a voucher for a complimentary pre-selected sweet treat from Voodoo Doughnut. Voucher must be redeemed at the Universal CityWalk Voodoo Doughnut location on the same day. See voucher terms and conditions for details.
As a valued employer and responsible corporate citizen, Universal CityWalk will also welcome all Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal CityWalk and NBCUniversal team members and their families to take advantage of the vaccination site with exclusive hours available to them for walk ups only from 10:00 a.m. to noon daily during the run of the pop-up site. Employees will need to show a valid work ID and self-parking will be free to employees. Family members must be accompanied by the employee.
The CDC recommends the COVID-19 vaccination for individuals 12 years of age and older. For more information, including vaccine information for specific groups, visit here. Additional information is available at http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/vaccine/index.htm.
Universal CityWalk continues to work closely with local health and government officials to promote the health, welfare and safety of all guests and Team Members. Please visit www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com for updated information.
Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk Health and Safety Guidelines
All Universal guests are urged to follow CDC guidelines and conduct temperature checks prior to their arrival. Guests should evaluate their own risk before they visit, and it is not recommended that older adults or individuals at high-risk with serious underlying medical conditions visit. People who are asymptomatic can still spread COVID-19 if they are infected. Any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and Universal cannot guarantee guests will not be exposed during their visit. For information on CDC guidelines, click here. Due to the evolving nature of this situation, details are subject to change without notice