Would you like to have the chance to win a complete box of "Star Wars Galactic Files" (valued at $75.00) by participating in a fun contest? The Topps company is giving Orlando Theme Park News Readers the opportunity to do just so.
To enter this giveaway, Readers are asked to take one (or more) photos in front of the many oversized trading cards located near Darth's Mall, the temporary Star Wars-themed store now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios.


Just a few days ago, Busch Gardens Tampa officially confirmed that the all-new Dragon Fire Grill will officially open to all park Guests on June 1, featuring cuisines from around the world. Located within the boundaries of Pantopia (the former Timbuktu themed area of the park), Dragon Fire Grill will feature market-style dining, a wide selection of beverages and brand-new entertainment.
Continue reading to learn more about this new themed quick-service restaurant:


The "Spring Fever" has almost completely disappeared from the Orlando area, as summer crowds start heading to the parks and temperatures keep climbing.
In the meantime, work continues in the central hub of the Magic Kingdom Park, which has been busier than usual in the past few days due to the extended holiday weekend. This afternoon we will check on the progress that has been done since our last visit to the park (dating back to the beginning of May).


As part of the popular Magic Your Way Vacation Package, Disney Dining Plans continue to be Guest favorites at the Walt Disney World Resort. To improve this service, several enhancements are taking place that will expand Guest offerings and simplify the usability of the program. Starting May 31, Guests will have more flexibility and choice in using entitlements in nearly every Disney-operated food & beverage and merchandise venue throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.


An immersive and truly unique meet-and-greet recently opened at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Park Guests can now get close and personal with some of the park's beautiful velociraptors in the new Raptor Encounter, located within the boundaries of the lush Jurassic Park themed area (an appropriate setting).
The official Universal Orlando Blog just released some additional information regarding this new experience, including photos and a short video. Enjoy:

Updated guidemaps for Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park are currently in circulation around the Walt Disney World Resort. The guidemap cover features ‘Expedition Everest- Legend of the Forbidden Mountain’ and includes the new food and beverage location “Harambe Market,” which is now open in the Africa section of the park. Featuring African-style ribs, chicken, sausages, corn dogs and specialty drinks, Guests will surely enjoy this new themed offering.

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