Universal Orlando announced new dates for Halloween Horror Nights last week. Disney Springs announced a new restaurant and LEGOLAND Florida welcomed Batman! In case you missed it here are the top things that happened at Orlando theme parks last week:

Epcot Flower & Garden Eats – The Epcot Flower & Garden Festival is in full bloom at Epcot. Last week we told you about our favorite eats at the annual festival. In case you missed it here are our favorite Outdoor Kitchens to grab some grub - Northern Bloom, Florida Fresh, La Isla Fresca, Urban Farm Eats and The Berry Basket.

Halloween Horror Nights Extended – Universal Orlando announced last week that the park would offer a longer and scarier Halloween Horror Nights than ever before. In 2017, the scarefest will run for 34 nights, the longest in the park’s history. The dates are: Sept. 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30; Oct. 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31; Nov. 3 and 4. 

Mardi Gras Continues – Speaking of Universal Orlando, Florida’s Biggest party Mardi Gras continues at Universal CityWalk. Last week, the party included performances by Olivia-Newton John and Yandel.

The Polite Pig – Disney Springs announced it would be adding another new restaurant to its flourishing lineup. The Polite Pig by owners James and Jude Partakes will feature a variety of wood-fired smoked and grilled items as well as an “Innovative Beverage room.” The Polite Pig will be located in the Town Center neighborhood of Disney Springs.

LEGO Batman – LEGOLAND Florida kicked off LEGO Batman Movie Days last weekend with the caped crusader himself! This weekend, LEGO Batman will return to the event with appearances in Market Plaza. In addition to LEGO Batman, LEGO Batman Movie Day includes a scavenger hunt, a giant LEGO mural, Batmobile Racers, and much more. LEGO Batman Movie Days runs March 11-12.