Characters Kiss Again, Mardi Gras Merchandise Goes On Sale, Few People, Media Center Seeks Attendees, And More : Universal Orlando Resort Photo Report 03/31/22

Welcome to another amazing day here at Universal Orlando Resort. It’s a little overcast, but hopefully that will keep the crowds away.

We are off to a good start. Looks like it’s going to be a slow day.


It’s hot and windy with no rain – perfect for a visit to the parks. Let’s see what’s happening at Universal Studios Florida.

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We’ve had a lot of people lately for spring break, but today is great. It’s really quiet around here.


The Media Center was looking for participants today. Team members are usually looking for guests who meet certain requirements to watch previews of new shows and leave comments. It takes about an hour, but you’ll receive a $30 universal gift card for attending.

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The characters are now hugs and high five guests. We are not the only ones to be delighted!

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Some face coverings are on sale. We spotted these Chocolate Frog masks for $4.99 in Diagon Alley.


Kudos to all the amazing team members who help keep the parks so clean for us!


Only 20 minutes wait for Transformers: The Ride – 3D.


It’s our lucky day. The Hogwarts Express had only waited 15 minutes this afternoon.


Mardi Gras is still running for 3 weeks, but merchandise has started going on sale. Grab this discounted Mardi Gras merchandise before it’s gone!


Hogsmeade station waited 65 minutes when we arrived at Islands of Adventure. You feel much busier in this park.


Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure waited 70 minutes.

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Although it seems busier here, the crowds aren’t bad at all. This open space looks really nice like this.

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Have you ever looked up and noticed the owls? There are quite realistic details in the rafters. Also keep an eye out for owls and you might see them moving.

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This Jurassic Park pop-up book is absolutely beautiful. We keep spotting it around the park with different pages open and it looks great. We will add it to our collection!


We’re a little obsessed with the pretty pink flower above the VelociCoaster panel. Surprisingly, the attraction waited 70 minutes.


It’s so good to see guests enjoying the Jurassic Park Discovery Center. The team members here are absolutely amazing. We would like to see this area get a bit of an update in the future.


Looks like there are a lot more people this afternoon. A 70 minute wait for Skull Island: Reign of Kong is not a good sign.

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Toon Lagoon continues to undergo minor renovations in the area.


It’s great to see characters having fun interactions with guests again.


That’s all for today. Thank you for following us to the parks this afternoon. We’ll be back soon, so be sure to stay tuned to Universal Parks News Today for all the latest updates!