Universal Nashville Resort (shortly known as UNVR) is a amusement park resort located in Nashville,Tennessee,USA  20 miles away from Walt Disney World Tennessee. It's owned and operated by NBCUniversal, a Comcast company and formerly by MCA. It consists three theme parks, two water parks, CityWalk dinning, entertainment, and shopping complex, and six hotels. The resort is similar to Universal's other predecessors, like Universal Orlando Resort, since it showcases three selected theme parks, one downtown district, two water parks, and hotels.

The Complex

Theme Parks

Water Parks

Other Attractions

  • Universal Mini-Golf - The resorts' mini-golf course
  • Universal Metazoa Safari Park Tennessee - a drive-thru safari-park-alike attraction located next-door the the resort. Opened on March 1, 2005

Universal CityWalk Nashvile

A Tennessee version of Universal CityWalk contains 2 floors with stores, restaurants, entertainments, and night clubs. Opened on March 1, 2000

Universal CityWalk Nashvile Logo 2001 - Present

Universal CityWalk Nashvile Logo 2000 - Present

Current Restaurants

  • WWE Cafe - TBA. Opened: 2000
  • NBC Sport Grill & Brew - Opened on November 21, 2015.
  • The Cowfish Opened on June 30,2015.
  • Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food - TBA Opened on July 25, 2014.
  • Hot Dog Hall of Fame - TBA Opened: June 30,2015.
  • Vivo Italian Kitchen - TBA Opened: June 30,2015.
  • Chuck E. Cheese's - a kid/family entertainment fun center and pizzera restaurant and also the largest in Tennessee. Opened: 2000
  • Universal Food Court - a food court.
    • Pizza Hut Express
    • Chick-Fil-A
    • KFC Express
    • Panda Express
    • Burger King
    • Wendy's
    • Taco Bell
    • Moe's Southwest Grill
    • Jack In The Box
    • Dunkin' Donuts
    • (pick other food court stand)
  • Hard Rock Cafe - a themed restaurant based on music industry.
  • Rainforest Cafe - a Rainforest -themed restaurant.
  • Chili's Grill & Bar- a restaurant. an American casual dining restaurant chain that features Tex-Mex-style cuisine.
  • Touchdown Cafe - a football-themed restaurant and bar Opened:June 6th 2009
  • Starbucks - a coffee and pastry cafe
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Shrimp Co - A shrimp store inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump.Theme: Forrest Gump. 
  • Nickelodeon SlimeTime Cafe - A restaurant inside the Nickelodeon Store Opening Date: November 16, 2018 Replaced: Restaurant 'R' US
  • Johnny Rockets - an American restaurant franchise whose themed decor is based upon 1950s diner-style restaurants.
  • Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville - a themed restaurant based on Jimmy Buffett Music
  • The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen - TBA Opened July 24th 2017

Former Restaurants

  • Restaurant 'R' US - A restaurant inside the Toys 'R' Us  Opening Date: March 1,2000 Closing Date: June 29, 2018 Replaced By: Nickeldoeon SlimeTime Cafe

Current Stores

  • M&M's World Store - TBA
  • Fossils - TBA
  • Universal Nashville Resort Store - a gift shop which sells merchandise of Universal Nashville Resort.
  • Hot Topic - TBA
  • World of Nintendo - A Nintendo Store
  • Cartoon Network World - A Cartoon Network themed store
  • HHN Store-A Store Wich themed to Halloween Horror Nights.
  • GameStop - The world's largest GameStop with exhibits, and sells both new and retro games and consoles.
  • Gap Factory Store - TBA
  • The Toyota Experience - TBA.
  • 7-Eleven Experience - an interactive snack store Map Info: TBA
  • Nickelodeon Store - a Nickelodeon-themed store. Opening Date: November 16, 2018 Replaced: Toys "R" Us
  • Barnes & Noble - a book store.
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop - a stuffed-animal store.
  • American Eagle Outfitters -a chain of clothing stores that are mainly located in malls.
  • American Eagle 77 Kids - a kids clothing store
  • The World of Hasbro - a Hasbro-themed store.
  • Skechers - a Skechers-themed store.

Former Stores

  • Toys "R" Us - a toy and video game store Opening Date: March 1, 2000. Closing Date: June 29, 2018 Replaced by:Nickelodeon Store

Current Attractions & Entertainment

  • 7-Eleven Experience - an interactive snack store. 
  • MTV Teen Club - a teen-orientated club aimed at teens, age 13-up, presented by a cable channel, MTV, owned by Viacom. 
  • Bob Marley A Tribute to Freedom
  • The 80s Club - a dance club with 80's music. Ages 7 and up. 
  • Cartoon Club - a family oriented club for all ages thats focused on cartoons. there are many activities from live shows, movie screenings, and learning how to make cartoons. 
  • Hard Rock Live - TBA 
  • The World of Hasbro - TBA 
  • Star Trek: The Experience
  • M&M's World Tennessee
    • I Lost My M in Vegas - TBA
  • The Beatles Story - TBA
    • Yellow Submarine
    • Discovery Zone
    • Fab 4D
  • Hollywood Drive-In Mini Golf – A miniature golf course harkening back to 50's era drive-in movies. The facility has two different and intricately themed courses: "The Haunting of Ghostly Greens" and "Invaders from Planet Putt-Putt". Opened in July 2014. 
  • Blue Man Group- TBA Opened:June 6, 2007. 
  • CityWalk's Rising Star (Karaoke Club featuring Live Band and Backup Singers & Dancers) – opened April, 2008 
  • The Groove
  • Laugh@Night - a nighttime sketch-up comedy show exclusively for guest age 18 years old and older. Opened: TBA, 2003. 
  • PBS Kids Club - a children's fun center based on PBS Kids. 
  • AMC Theater - Universal Cinema Complex - a movie theater, presented by AMC Theater. Opened:March 21,2006 Replaced:Loews Theatres Universal City Walk 18 
  • Universal Arcade Throwback - an arcade with classic video games from the 80s and 90s. 
  • Chuck E. Cheese's - a kid/family entertainment fun center and pizzera restaurant and also the largest in Nashvile it opened on March 1, 2000 
  • NASCAR Simulator (at NASCAR Cafe) 
  • iFLY Nashvile - TBA 
  • Comedy Central Warehouse - a A nightclub which featured an improv comedy troupe. Opening Date: November 13, 2000
  • Nicktoons Slime Wheel - A Ferris wheel inside Nickeldeon Store Opening Date: November 16, 2018 Replaced:Toys 'R' US FUN Wheel

Former Attractions & Entertainment

  • Loews Theatres Universal City Walk 18. - A Theater At Universal City Walk Nashvile. Opened: March 1, 2000 Closed: December 31, 2005. Replaced By: AMC Universal Cinema. IMAX CityWalk 18.
  • Toys 'R' US FUN Wheel - A Ferris wheel inside Toys 'R' Us Opening Date: April 2, 2004 Closing Date: June 29, 2018 Replaced By: Nicktoons Slime Wheel


  • Universal Studios Hotel - A themed hotel contains with five rooms based on Universal Pictures films such as Universal Monsters, Jaws, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Back to the Future, and Despicable Me.Opened on March 14, 1999
  • Universal's Cartoon Resort Tennessee - a themed resort similar to Disney's Pop Century Resort that includes sections based on Universal's Cartoons (and licensed cartoons as of 2009), such as An American Tail, Balto, The Land Before Time, We're Back: a Dinosaur Story. and as of 2017, Looney Tunes, and The Simpsons. Opened: (An American Tail, The Land Before Time, and We're Back in May 23,2003) (Balto in Opened on May 23,2003.) (The Simpsons in December 14th, 2009) and (Looney Tunes in September 28th, 2014) Opened on May 23,2003.
  • Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort Tennessee - a hotel themed to 1950s/1960s culture. Opened on May 8, 2013.
  • Jurassic Lodge, a hotel and spa based on Jurassic Park novel by Michael Crichton and film series by Steven Spielberg Opening Date: May 5, 2004.
  • Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Tennessee - TBA. Opened on June 1, 2017
  • Universal's Aventura Hotel Tennessee - TBA. Opened on May 10, 2019
  • Hard Rock Hotel Tennessee  -  a hotel themed to rock industry. Located at the Ciudad area. Opened on March 14, 2001
  • CASORTT (Casino & Suite Resort Tennessee)  a hotel and casino. Opened on March 14, 1999
  • Nickelodeon Suites Resort (Tennessee) -  A Hotel Themed To Nickelodeon Cartoon's Note : Not To Be Confued With The Former Nickelodeon Suites Resort At Orlando This Opened Before The One In Orlando Opened on June 29, 2000.
  • Cartoon Network Hotel & Suites (Tennessee)  - A Hotel Themed To Cartoon Network Cartoon's Opened on May 5, 2007.
  • Universal Metazoa Lodge - A Universal Metazoa themed hotel Opened on March 2, 2003



  • Universal Weddings & Honeymoons, a weeding festival held at the weeding area nearby CityWalk and occurs from Feburary 1 to March 8.
  • Universal Grad Night
  • Universal Graduation Day!, TBA

Theme parks

  • Celebration of Harry Potter, a three-day weekend fan

event held at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter sections at Universal Studios Tennessee and Universal's Islands of Adventure Tennessee which is theme to Harry Potter book and movie series. It occurs in January.

  • TBA
  • 'Halloween events
    • Universal's Halloween Spooktaclaur Weekends - a

family-oriented Halloween event spanning three theme parks, Universal Studios Tennessee, Universal's Islands of Adventure Tennessee and Universal Metazoa Tennesee, filled with trick-or-treating spots, Halloween-related activates and entertainment. Opened on October 2002.' 'Occurring dates: October 1-November 2.Theme: Halloween

    • Universal Studios Nashville's Halloween Horror Nights  - A nightly Halloween event at at Universal Studios Tennessee, Universal's Islands of Adventure Tennessee and Universal Metazoa Tennessee Opened on September 1991 Occurring dates: late-September-November 2. Event's age recommendation: 13 to adult. Theme: Halloween
  • Christmas events
    • Joy to the World at Universal Studios Tennessee and Universal's Islands of Adventure Tennessee - TBA  Occurring dates: late-November-Jannary 4.
    • Holly Jolly Safari - TBA

CityWalk Nashvile

  • CityWalk BBQ Cook-Off
  • Eve


Universal Water Taxi Express

  • Universal Studios Hotel
  • Universal's Cartoon Resort
  • Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Tennessee
  • Hard Rock Hotel
  • Jurassic Park Lodge
  • Universal Metazoa Lodge

Universal Nashville Resort Bus Express

  • Hard Rock Hotel
  • Cartoon Network Hotel & Suites
  • Universal Studios Hotel
  • Universal's Cartoon Resort
  • Jurassic Park Lodge
  • Cabana Bay Beach Resort
  • Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Parking Garage

Garage 1

  • Jurassic Park - 1-25
  • Minion - 26-50
  • SpongeBob SquarePants - 51-75
  • King Kong - 76-100
  • Woody Woodpecker - 101-125
  • Kung Fu Panda - 126-150
  • Sonic The Hedgehog - 151-175
  • Bugs Bunny - 176-200

Garage 2 

  • E.T. - 201-225
  • Jaws - 226-250
  • The Cat In The Hat - 251-275
  • Shrek - 276-300
  • Homer Simpson - 301-325
  • Batman - 326-350
  • King Kong - 351-375

Garage 3

  • Littlefoot - 376-400
  • Mario - 401-425
  • Spyro The Dragon- 426-450
  • Jeffy - 451-475
  • Crash Bandicoot - 476-502
  • TBA.

Trivia Commercials, Promos and Planning Videos

Universal Nashville Resort/Commercials, promos and planning videos transcripts

Universal Nashville Resort VIP Experience

Incidents at Universal Nashville Resort

Universal Studios Tennessee

  • TBA

Universal's Islands of Adventure Tennessee

  • TBA

Universal Metazoa Tennessee

  • TBA

Universal's WaterTopia Tennessee

  • TBA

Universal CityWalk Nashville

  • TBA

Corporate Partners

  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • M&M's
  • Hershey's
  • Texaco
  • TBA.

Others services

Universal Express Pass


Universal Express Plus


Universal Dinning Deal


Character dinning


Education programs


As Seen On TV

  • Universal's Islands of Adventure Tennessee Grand Opening on NBC (2000)
  • The Magic of Woody Woodpecker's Nightastic! on USA (2003)
  • Universal Metazoa Tennessee Grand Opening on NBC (2003)
  • Spyro Comes to Universal on Cartoon Network (2003)
  • The Making of DinoSquad: Mutant Attack! on Cartoon Network (2008)
  • WinxCelebration on Nickelodeon (2012)
  • TBA