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Should Disney Allow Autistic Guests To Not Wear A Mask?

Since businesses have slowly started to reopen, mask-wearing has been required at nearly everywhere you go in the United States. Theme parks across the board have been requiring masks at nearly every location across the country. Disney in particular has been known as a “stickler” about wearing them and has even amended their policy several

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How Could Theme Parks Go “Mask Free” In The Near Future?

The current theme park experience can be summed up in two words: it sucks. Between temperature checks, wearing a mask and limited offerings, going to a theme park in 2020 is a shell of its former self. It doesn’t just suck for guests, operators like Disney, Universal and Six Flags also have to adjust to

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Trick Or Treating To Begin Testing at Islands of Adventure September 19

When Walt Disney World announced it would allow guests to start wearing costumes to help celebrate Halloween in 2020, Universal was definitely watching. Now Universal Orlando has announced that they too will allow guests to visit the resort in costume. In what is a definite turn of events for Universal Orlando, costumes are now being

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CONFIRMED: Universal Announces Two Houses For Halloween Horror Nights Will Open For Day Guests September 19

It has been finally confirmed, Universal Orlando is opening two Halloween Horror Nights for day guests. This experience will first be open to Universal Orlando Premier Annual Passholders on Friday, September 18th. As previously stated, the houses that will be open are “Universal Monsters: The Bride of Frankenstein Lives” and “Revenge of the Tooth Fairy”.

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BREAKING: Universal Orlando Confirms Team Member Previews for Halloween Horror Nights Houses On September 18

We are one step closer to Universal Orlando opening Halloween Horror Nights houses for 2020. Well… at least two of them. As we previously reported, two HHN houses should open for guests on September 19. As further evidence of this, Universal Orlando Team Members can now sign up for previews on September 18. According to

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Is Halloween Horror Days About To Be Announced? If So, What Houses Might Open?

Could it be possible that two Halloween Horror Nights houses are opening for day guests at Universal Studios Florida in the near future? We think it’s extremely likely. Let’s take a look at how this might be possible as well as how it can be done safely and even some speculation on what houses could

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IAAPA Expo 2020 In Orlando Has Been Cancelled

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The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions has cancelled their annual convention in Orlando for 2020. A place where exhibitors can show off their latest technology, designs and innovations just doesn’t make sense until travel can return to normal. “IAAPA Expo serves as the global marketplace for the attractions industry. We recognize this year

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Theme Park Seeks $100k in Crowd Funding For Payroll and Future Development

2020 has been a kick in the gut to the themed entertainment industry. While there is hope that things could slowly return to some sort of normalcy for 2021, many operators are scrambling trying to figure out how to make ends meet. Some smaller attractions have already closed their doors. Many will need some sort

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Stranger Things Drive Thru Experience Coming To Los Angeles Fall 2020

It looks like you’ll be able to drive your car through “Hawkins, Indiana” (Los Angeles, California) this fall! Netflix and Stranger Things just announced a drive through experience that is an hour long! According to the website, visitors will be able to drive through Hawkins, Indiana and relive some of the best moments of the

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Couple Charged In Sesame Place Assault Against 17-Year-Old Employee

There has never been a worse time to be a theme park employee than in 2020. On top of your normal duties, you have to do extra cleaning, ensure guests are social distancing and wearing a face covering. At least in one case, if they don’t like the new guidelines you’re told to enforce, you’ll

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