Universal Studios Florida
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Imagine casting spells with a wand like Harry Potter™, becoming a mischievous Minion, or being in the middle of an intergalactic showdown with the Autobots and Decepticons. Maybe you’d like to adventure with E.T., race with the crew from Fast & Furious, or fight aliens with the MEN IN BLACK™.
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Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios Florida, where cutting-edge rides, shows and attractions bring your favorite movies, television and more to life at Universal Orlando Resort.
The latest experience to put you in the middle of the action at Universal Studios is The Bourne Stuntacular, an action-packed adventure based on the blockbuster films — the first of many starring roles waiting for you here. Join a high-octane chase at Fast & Furious — Supercharged, zap aliens at MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack, save Earth from the Decepticons at TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D, survive the Revenge of the Mummy, and help a lovable alien phone home at the park’s longest-running attraction, E.T. Adventure.
You can also rock out at Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, an adrenaline- and music-fueled roller coaster that reaches speeds of 65 mph. Or, take a wild tour of the Big Apple with late night’s reigning king at Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Of course, anyone in possession of Floo Powder™ might want to travel directly to Diagon Alley™, half of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando Resort. This faithful reproduction of the famous wizarding retail district also features themed shopping and dining, as well as the thrilling ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. And at King's Cross Station, you can board the Hogwarts™ Express — which can take you directly to Hogsmeade™ Station at Universal Islands of Adventure. (Please note: Hogwarts™ Express requires a park-to-park ticket or Annual Pass. Additional restrictions apply.)
There’s a lot of animated fun to be had at Universal Studios, too, starting with Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and the all-new Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast, among other hijinks.
And that’s still not a wrap. You’ll also find unforgettable character encounters, live entertainment, dining and shopping around every corner. Read on for more information about Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando Resort, where you’re always the star.
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These starter tickets are designed for visiting either Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure or Universal Volcano Bay. One park per day. Multi-Day Base Tickets are also available.
Visit two or all three Universal Orlando Resort parks in the same day. Multi-Day Park-to-Park Admission Tickets are also available.
Travel Tip: When you’re planning your visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, please note that Diagon Alley™ is located in Universal Studios Florida and Hogsmeade™ is located in Universal Islands of Adventure. Jumping onboard Hogwarts™ Express (magical train transport between The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Hogsmeade™ and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Diagon Alley™) is only possible with a park-to-park ticket (additional restrictions apply).
Universal Express Pass
When you add Universal Express access to your theme park admission, you get to skip the regular lines at most of your favorite rides and attractions and fit way more fun into your day. Separate theme park admission required.
Participating attractions and rides at Universal Studios Florida (subject to change without notice):
- The Bourne Stuntacular
- Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
- E.T. Adventure
- Fast & Furious – Supercharged
- Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™
- Hogwarts™ Express: King’s Cross Station (park-to-park admission ticket required; additional restrictions apply)
- Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
- Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl
- MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack
- Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
- Revenge of the Mummy
- The Simpsons Ride™
- TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
Ride the movies and be a part of the action at various stage shows, simulator rides, rollercoasters and more. Please note that some experiences at Universal Studios Florida are not suitable for all ages and heights.
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
Join Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions from Illumination on this unpredictable ride. Your journey starts in Gru's home, where you're recruited for his latest scheme — one where you'll become an actual Minion. But when things don't go as planned, you’re launched into an unforgettable trip through his super villain laboratory. Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes race along with you through every twist and turn. The laughs keep coming after the ride with an interactive, Minion-inspired dance party. Take the floor and show off your best moves — it's heartwarming and humorous family fun for everyone.
Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm). Children between 40-48 inches (102-122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
Jump on a bike with E.T. and race through town to help him save his dying planet just like in the heartwarming sci-fi classic. Journey over the city lights and past the silver moon as you reach his magical planet, where you’ll meet unbelievable creatures who welcome you in song.
Height restrictions: 34 inches (87 cm). Children between 34-48 inches (87-122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
Fast & Furious — Supercharged
Join the crew for an immersive experience at Universal Studios Florida. Inspired by the blockbuster Fast & Furious franchise, the attraction features supercharged vehicles and actual movie props that put you directly in the high-octane world of Fast & Furious.
Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm). Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts™
Beneath the fire-breathing dragon overlooking Diagon Alley™, journey deep underground on this multi-dimensional thrill ride. As you navigate perilous subterranean vaults, you’ll encounter Harry, Ron and Hermione while evading the wrath of villains Voldemort™, Bellatrix, trolls and other creatures that stand between you and a safe return to Diagon Alley™.
Height restrictions: 42 inches (107 cm)
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Rock out to your very own song choice as you climb 17 stories over Universal Studios Florida before rolling down at 65 mph. Experience the world’s first non-inverting loop. You can also purchase a video showing the highlights of your ride — it doesn’t get more Hollywood than that.
Height restrictions: 51 inches (130 cm) and must be under 79 inches (201 cm)
Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast
Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast combines innovative screen technology, state-of-the-art gaming interactivity and elaborate physical sets to create a one-of-a-kind, game-based adventure where you will encounter immersive environments, nefarious villains and tons of mischievous Minions from Illumination’s films in a whole new way.
Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl
Calling all Earth-Humans: Kang & Kodos, those doomed, drooling aliens from The Simpsons™, have landed with a ride that will send your stomach into the stratosphere. Pilot your very own flying saucer, swooping up and down as you circle one of the animated alien fiends from Rigel 7.
Height restrictions: Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
MEN IN BLACK™ ALIEN ATTACK
You’re the new recruit at MIB. Now it’s up to you to safeguard the Earth from menacing aliens. Immediately dive into action and test out your skills blasting aliens as you enter the MEN IN BLACK™ top-secret headquarters.
Height restrictions: 42 inches (107 cm). Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
Face off with comedian and The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, on a hilarious journey through New York City. Race through the hurried streets of mid-town, zoom over skyscrapers and even take a dive in the East River. Laugh and discover who will win in the end.
Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm)
Revenge of the Mummy
Inspired by the hit Mummy movies, this ride sends you on a precarious adventure, dodging danger at every turn. Come face-to-face with your darkest fears: creepy bugs, free falling, terrifying pitch darkness and generally feeling out of control. Escape ancient curses and figure out mysteries, if you’re up for it.
Height restrictions: 48 inches (122 cm)
The Simpsons Ride™
Enjoy a fun-filled adventure through Krustyland with The Simpsons ™ on The Simpsons Ride™.
Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm)
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TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
Get psyched for a thrill-packed action adventure as you find yourself right in the middle of an intergalactic showdown between the Autobots and the Decepticons. It all emerges right in front of you as you fight side-by-side with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, trying to keep the AllSpark away from the enemy.
Height restrictions: 40 inches (102 cm). Children 40-48 inches (102-122 cm) must be accompanied by supervising companion.
Some of your favorite characters come to life during live shows and entertainment at Universal Studios Florida.
Animal Actors on Location!
You’re bound to be delighted by some of the most talented stars from movies and TV. In this case, autographs might be tricky, as the stars are dogs, cats, birds and even pigs. Learn the training secrets and skills necessary to be an animal performer or celebrity. Heartwarming and memorable, this show is always a fan favorite.
The Blues Brothers® Show
Jake and Elwood perform, donning their trademark attire: dark suits, sunglasses and porkpie hats. They bring their Chicago attitudes and musical talents to the stage for an unforgettable show. Look for Mabel the Waitress belting out tunes while her sax-playing sidekick, Jazz, tries to keep up.
Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration
On select nights, this epic show lights up Universal Studios Florida with a colossal celebration of music, water and light for a movie experience like no other. Set to music from the world’s biggest films, incredible cinematic moments come to life with powerful projections and massive walls of water for an amazing show that makes Universal Studios Florida bolder and brighter than ever.
Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-up Show
Discover how top make-up and special effects artists create incredibly lifelike special effects for the movies. Be mesmerized by a wonderful mishmash of movie clips, props, creature make-up demonstrations and behind-the-scenes how-tos. Be sure to peruse the curated collection of prop and make-up effects from Universal’s most infamous horror flicks. Parental guidance is recommended.
You never know who you’ll see when you visit Universal Studios Florida, including Illumination’s Minions, The TRANSFORMERS, Hello Kitty, SpongeBob SquarePants, Hollywood favorites, and more. (Please note that all characters at Universal Studios Florida are subject to change.)
These immersive lands at Universal Studios Florida are fun for all ages.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Diagon Alley™
Hidden from the Muggles™, Diagon Alley™ continues its centuries-old activities for industrious witches and wizards. You'll find popular attractions such as Gringotts™ Money Exchange, as well as Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. There's much more to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ than what's found within Universal Studios Florida — ready your wands and get tips for the best experience.
SPRINGFIELD, U.S.A.: Home of The Simpsons
Enjoy a fun-filled adventure through Krustyland with The Simpsons™ on The Simpsons Ride™.
There couldn’t be a more diverse mix of dining choices on the streets and backlots of Universal Studios Florida. Whatever you’re craving, there’s a good chance you’ll find it.
Fast Food Boulevard
Enjoy a great meal and atmosphere at any of these great eats: Lisa’s Teahouse of Horror, The Frying Dutchman, Cletus’ Chicken Shack, Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Flaming Moe’s. Also, Bumblebee Man’s Taco Truck is parked nearby.
Finnegan’s Bar & Grill
It’s your lucky day when you cross the green threshold into this ever-popular Irish pub. Live music and a delicious offering of pub staples like pot pie, beef stew and shepherd’s pie make every day feel like St. Paddy’s Day. Guests 21 and up can also enjoy the premium draft sampler with five 4-ounce beer samples, or a traditional Irish coffee.
Explore original souvenirs, apparel, plush and toys. With original merchandise created for Springfield, U.S.A., there’s something for every Simpsons fan to enjoy.
Louie’s Italian Restaurant
As you stroll along the Big Apple set, you’ll spy a kitschy, green-striped awning. Enter and be immediately greeted by the smell of pizza pies baking. Other popular menu entrees include savory fettuccini alfredo, plus home-style spaghetti and meatballs.
Stock up on one-of-a-kind collectibles based on your favorite character and other mementos of Universal Studios Florida.
Dive into the underwater world of Bikini Bottom where you’ll find SpongeBob SquarePants’ iconic pineapple house along with his pet snail, Gary. Enjoy some nautical nonsense and SpongeBob-themed apparel, gifts, candy, toys and more. Read up on Squidward’s management policies and get a chance to visit his house, too. Fans will also enjoy a special meet-and-greet with SpongeBob at various times throughout the day.
Super Silly Stuff
Want to take a Minion or two home with you? Or maybe a fluffy unicorn? Filled to the brim with toys, apparel, candy, accessories and more, this is the place to find the most exclusive Despicable Me merchandise. And if you’re looking for Gru-approved gadgets, this store is filled with some of Dr. Nefario’s most unique inventions.
The Supply Vault
Located near the TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D, this retail space almost seems like an attraction in and of itself. Set in true-to-the-movie style, it replicates a military complex where cashiers are all N.E.S.T. soldiers. Discover a variety of Transformers-themed merchandise (new and old movie versions), including T-shirts, hats, toys and more. Plus, serious chocoholics won’t want to pass up the chocolate AllSpark, a solid chocolate replica of the ancient artifact.
Universal Studios Store
Whether you’re looking for a Scooby-Doo plush toy or a JAWS beach towel, you’ll find it here. As the official store of all things Universal — characters and movies — it’s the perfect one-stop shop for apparel, gifts, toys and souvenirs.
Add even more value to your Universal Studios Florida visit by planning your trip during these special events.
Holidays at Universal Orlando
Anyone can “Ho-ho-ho” and “Fa-la-la” for the holidays. But if you want to scream and laugh your jingle bells off, you’ve got to awesome up your holiday at Universal Orlando Resort. Join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ with festivities in both lands. Catch the larger-than-life balloons of Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s. Enjoy The Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular starring the Grinch™. And top it off with a stay at one of Universal’s spectacular hotels. From the parks to the hotels to Universal CityWalk, there’s themed entertainment, food and fun around every corner. It’s the biggest, loudest, awesomest holiday celebration of the season. And it’s only at Universal Orlando Resort.
It’s the most spectacular party of the year. Every spring, Mardi Gras’ festive floats and outstanding street performers parade through the streets of Universal Studios Florida. Thousands of beads are tossed into the crowd, and on select nights, you can catch major headliners live in concert. Expect authentic New Orleans cuisine such as beignets, bananas foster, jambalaya and an assortment of Mardi Gras-inspired cocktails.
Rock the Universe
Rock the Universe is an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun. Experience two nights of powerful tunes from Christian music’s brightest stars and mind-blowing rides at Universal Studios Florida during this separately ticketed event.
Halloween Horror Nights
Experience terrifying haunted houses, sinister scare zones, outrageous live entertainment and some of the park’s most exhilarating attractions during this separately ticketed event. You definitely need someone to cling to, someone to hide behind, somebody to panic with. Because just as in horror films where the first to wander off meets a terrible fate, there’s one thing to remember at Halloween Horror Nights: Never go alone.
WARNING: EVENT MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED.
Feel like a celebrity on this specialized guided tour. You’ll be personally escorted through Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure or both theme parks. This experience includes:
- Priority access to all rides and attractions
- Exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences
- Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle
- Reserved seating at shows
- Complimentary breakfast and lunch on the day of your tour (select tours)
- Complimentary full-service dinner at one of Universal’s dining venues on the day of your tour (select tours)
Please note: Separate theme park admission required for all VIP experiences.
Seasonal VIP Experiences
Experience these seasonal VIP experiences at Universal Studios Florida.
Halloween Horror Nights Tours
Gain incomparable access to the premier Halloween event, if you can stand it. Not recommended for children under the age of 13.
Halloween Horror Nights R.I.P. Tour
Join other fans and get the blood-red carpet treatment with the ultimate Halloween Horror Nights experience: a guided V.I.P. walking tour of the event. See more with Priority V.I.P. entry to haunted houses and participating attractions.
Separate Halloween Horror Nights event admission is required for all R.I.P. Tour experiences.
WARNING: EVENT MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED.
Halloween Horror Nights Behind the Screams: Unmasking The Horror Tour
Take a daytime V.I.P. tour for a lights-on look at Halloween Horror Nights haunted houses.
DUE TO THE INTENSELY GRAPHIC NATURE AND LIGHTS-ON VIEWING WITHIN THE HAUNTED HOUSES, THE UNMASKING THE HORROR TOURS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED.