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PHOTO REPORT: Universal Orlando Resort 7/19/22 (Halloween Horror Nights Scare Zone Construction, The Ninth Wonder of the World, Toon Lagoon Refurbishment, and More)

Things are about to get spooky around here! Welcome to another exciting day here at the Universal Orlando Resort. It might be the middle of summer and feel insanely hot, but we’re suddenly craving all things fall. As soon as we made our way into Universal Studios Florida, we spotted Halloween Horror Nights scare zone sets in Hollywood,

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Several pieces of spooky cemetery sets have been placed around the street. Last year, this area was Lights, Camera, Hacktion: Eddie’s Revenge. At the time of writing, no scare zone announcements have been made, so we can only use the latest speculation map to make a guess. Vampires, anyone? Take a closer look at all the scare zone sets in our post here.

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Revenge of the Mummy is still closed, and plastic still covers the windows. We’re anxiously awaiting the reopening, though.

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Even more details have been added to Sahara Traders, including a banner high above one of the displays. Carl Denham presents the Living Mummy! The Ninth Wonder of the World!

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A radio sits atop the desk, playing old advertisements. You’ll even hear a reference to Frankenstein.

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This cage looks big enough for a dinosaur. There’s an event happening soon (the Florida Cup), so some sort of stage and seating area is being constructed in front of the Music Plaza Stage.

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They’re running out of room on this desk for any more hints! If you feel like doing some detective work, here’s another creepy clue for you from the Tribute Store.

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A corner of the Monsters Cafe sign has been pulled off, so we have a feeling it’s only a matter of time. We’re going to miss this restaurant.

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Yikes! Diagon Alley feels a little busy. Time to head over to Islands of Adventure.

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Most of the digital wait times signs around the parks didn’t work today. There were sandwich board wait time signs in front of most attractions, but the Universal Orlando app was still up-to-date with the wait times.

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Toon Lagoon has been undergoing refurbishment lately, and we can see new planters and trees in front of Comic Strip Cafe. The restaurant has reopened as well, so if you’re craving ramen, be sure to stop it. You can check out the full menu and our review of some of the new items in our post here.

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It’s very hot outside, so remember to be nice to all the Team Members working. We’re sure Cat in the Hat and the Things are feeling this heat, too!

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It’s starting to get a little bit busier, so we’re going to get out of here.

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Thanks for following along with us in the parks today. We’ll be back again soon, so we’ll see you next time!

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