ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For six weekends at the end of this summer, Nickelodeon Suites Resort (Nick Hotel) will roll out the orange carpet for a fun-filled preschool celebration which kicks off with a Dora and Friends: Into the City! fiesta on August 22 – 24, 2014. Each following weekend, the hotel will feature a cast of characters from popular Nickelodeon preschool shows, including Bubble Guppies, Dora and Friends, Julius Jr., Little Bill, Team Umizoomi and The Wonder Pets! A Julius Jr.-themed weekend will close out the end-of-summer jamboree on September 26 – 28, 2014.
The Nickelodeon preschool weekend celebrations will include exciting activities that preschoolers and their parents can enjoy, such as:
- Breakfast with their favorite characters
- Up close and personal character meet and greets
- Live shows featuring amazing character performances
- Fun giveaways at featured events
“At the end of summer, when the big kids have gone back to school, Nick Hotel will entertain Nickelodeon’s littlest fans, creating special experiences with some of their favorite preschool characters,” said Tony Aslanian, director of sales and marketing for Nickelodeon Suites Resort. “We will also offer great rates and stay packages that mom and dad will love, making this the perfect time to check out the hotel and all of the entertainment we offer right here on property.”
Now through September 28, guests can reserve stay packages for these special weekends using promotional code “NICKJRFALL.” The packages will include complimentary meals for children five and under at the Nicktoons Café and the Buffet Restaurant; free admission for children under five along with two adults to a 4-D adventure film screening in the hotel’s 73-seat theater; and a surprise giveaway.
Dora and Friends: Into the City! is a brand-new animated preschool series set to premiere on Monday, Aug. 18, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The half-hour series features the iconic character Dora living in a city, attending school and at the center of a peer group that works together to give back to the community--having both real-life and magical adventures along the way. The show will air regularly on weekdays during the network’s preschool block.
Julius Jr. is an animated preschool series based on the creative spirit and lovable characters from the world of Paul Frank. The show follows Julius Jr. and his playful friends who use equal doses of imagination and inventive spirit to help each other overcome challenges big and small-teaching kids that the best inventions are the ones who help your friends! Julius Jr. airs on Nick Jr. weekdays at 5 p.m. And Sundays at 10 a.m. (ET/PT).
Team Umizoomi, the first preschool series to focus entirely on math, combines action-adventure missions with an interactive math curriculum designed to help kids develop self-confidence in their math abilities and appreciate the many ways in which mathematics shapes their world.
Bubble Guppies is a CG-animated series set in a vibrant underwater environment that follows a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails who go on adventures discovering their world. The show is set to a soundtrack of catchy, educational pop songs and features a curriculum that infuses the core elements of kindergarten readiness including: math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development.
The Wonder Pets! is an Emmy award-winning Nickelodeon series which chronicles the adventures of three funny, singing classroom pets: Linny the Guinea Pig, Ming-Ming Duckling and Turtle Tuck, who travel the world and use teamwork to save baby animals in distress.
Little Bill is an animated series created by Bill Cosby and based on his best-selling children's books. The series follows the adventures of an inquisitive, energetic and highly imaginative 5-year-old boy as he investigates his world.
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About Nickelodeon Suites Resort
Located in the heart of Orlando’s tourism district, Nickelodeon Suites Resort, otherwise known as the Nick Hotel, is much more than a place for guests to lay their heads at night. From two over-the-top pool complexes with slides and flumes, to live entertainment and character breakfasts featuring Nickelodeon’s beloved characters, to a multimillion dollar 4-D Theater, to the colorfully themed kid suites and gallons upon gallons of slime, Nick Hotel offers non-stop activity from dawn to dusk for the entire family any time of the year. For more information about the Nick Hotel, visit www.nickhotel.com or call (877) NICK-KID.