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Baby Raptor Plush, JAWS Keychains, Volcano Bay Closed, A Visit to Shrek 4-D, and More: Universal Orlando Resort Photo Report 1/4/21

Greetings from the Universal Orlando Resort. It’s a chilly day, but we’re ready to hit the parks. Unfortunately, we won’t be spending any time on Waturi Beach today.

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Due to the cold weather, Volcano Bay was closed. Florida weather is so unpredictable.

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Shrek 4-D is closing very soon, so we’re trying to get a few more showings before it’s gone forever.

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Christmas decorations are still up in many locations around the park. The tree is still standing in New York, but they have started to remove the decorations.

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Another attraction that is closing soon is Revenge of the Mummy. Grab a latte and enjoy one last ride before refurbishment begins!

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A new plush for Blue is available. This adorable baby raptor can be yours for just $18.

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New JAWS keychains are available in the Film Vault. Take a closer look in our post here.

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This Chocolate Orange fudge looks good! It’s available at Island Market and Export Candy Shoppe. The fudge is made in-house, so it’s always fresh and delicious. They’ve been getting a lot of new, creative flavors so we’re excited to see what’s next.

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Holiday merchandise is still available around the parks, but nothing has been discounted.

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Construction walls and scrims have gone back up around the High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride track so that work can resume on Caro-Seuss-el. We could even see workers out on the roof of the attraction.

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The line for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure didn’t look very long this afternoon. The holiday crowds are finally gone!

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VelociCoaster only had a 40 minute wait. That’s a huge difference from a week ago!

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Team Members working at the Raptor Encounter are now dressed in the same style as the VelociCoaster attractions Team Members. This wardrobe and the Jurassic World ID tags help create a more immersive experience when visiting Blue and the other girls.

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There’s no line for a drink at the Watering Hole, but you might be waiting a while for pizza from Pizza Predattoria.

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There’s typically a sign here in Port of Entry, but we noticed it’s missing now. We’re hoping it’s just getting refreshed and will return soon.

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Thanks for joining us around the parks today. It’s been a long day, so we’re going to get out of here, but be sure to stay tuned to Universal Parks News Today for more updates!