There has been quite a bit of buzz about Universal Orlando’s “Year to be Here“. The event began with a newly enhanced Blue Man Group Show at Universal, the high-tech re-launch of The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and CityWalk. Universal has just introduced a brand new form of entertainment to their park with their cinematic spectacular called – 100 Years of Movie Memories, a show that unfolds across Universal Studios’ central lagoon, taking guests on a journey filled with powerful movie moments – stirring both emotion and imagination.
100 Years of Movie Memories, is a tribute to Universal’s 100 years of film-making history, highlighting some of the most fun, dramatic, awe-inspiring moments from Universal Pictures’ most iconic films, which are then displayed on huge waterfall screens within the Universal Studios Lagoon, surrounded by colorful fountains, special effects and pyrotechnics. Expect visual clips such as Elliott and E.T. riding across the moon in E.T: The Extra Terrestrial, Apollo 13, the famed shower scene in Psycho, American Pie, The Bourne Ultimatum, Jurassic Park, Scent of a Woman, The Mummy, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Fast and the Furious.
Universal’s Superstar Parade is one of the largest entertainment experiences the theme park has ever created and will make its way through the streets of Universal Studios every day, transforming the streets with floats and characters from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go! It will feature elaborately themed floats that tower above guests, hundreds of energetic street performers and spectacular music and dance performances.
Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular – 100 Years of Movie Memories and Universal’s Superstar Parade will run year-round except during annual and special events. For more information about both experiences visit www.universalorlando.com .