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Universal Studios Manhattan is a theme park that's located in Universal Manhattan Resort at Lower Manhattan,New York. It's owned and operated by NBCUniversal a Comcast company and formerly by MCA.

It features lands, rides and themed attractions, based on both Universal-owned library and third-parties And It first opened on June 17, 1997.

The park is opened All year, except with some rides and attractions which are seasonally opened from

Late March to Late November/ Eally December due to the cold weather

This Theme Park Is 20 miles away from Disney New York Resort

Development Of The Park 

In 1993 Universal Studios got the attention by the Disneyland New York A Theme Park from their rival of theme parks, Disney, Opened In 1991 Universal desired to compete against the park and had A Idea To Billd A Theme Park In New York with a theme park plan that was scheduled to be completed By Summer 1997 The Plans For The Park features a CityWalk Area And Hotels,Construction Began Working On Universal Studios Manhattan On January 1994 A teaser for the Theme Park aired during the Nickelodeon's Ultimate Slime Time. In May 17, 1996, On March 4 1997, it was announced by Universal Parks & Resorts that the Theme Park would open on June 17, 1997 Universal Studios Manhattan begins soft openings on May 27,1997. Universal Studios Manhattan is officially opened on June 17,1997 with a grand opening ceremony such as TBA. And with Area's such as Hollywood/Production Central, New York City, Broadway San Francisco, Amity, The Happy Land Of Hanna-Barbara, Jurassic Park, Western Town, Universal KidZone Wonderland,Snoopy Studios and 123 Sesame Street opened With Universal Studios Manhattan. The park is also similar to Universal Studios Japan.  

(ST) means Studio Tour Tram are from the Attractions  

(!) means Parental Discretion is Advised  


Themed Zones 

The park consists of Nine themed zones which surround a lagoon. Each zone is based on a blockbuster movie or a television show, featuring their own unique attractions, character appearances, dining and shopping areas

Upcoming:

  • Super Nintendo World - Themed to Nintendo Video Games such as Super Mario, Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Kirby and more  Opening Date: July 10,2020.

Current:

  • Hollywood/Production Central - The main section of the park that features famous movies and TV shows and based on Hollywood street. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • New York City  - a section Themed after post-modern New York City that features sidewalks and classic landmarks that mimic its cityscape. The area is enhanced by neon lights and flanked by street facades that set the scenes for big city fun and also real-time movie production for most Hollywood blockbuster films with a Broadway sub-area Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
    • Broadway - A sub-area Themed to Broadway musicals such as Once Upon a Mattress, South Pacific, Little Shop of Horrors, Avenue Q, etc. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • San Francisco/Hill Valley - an area themed to San Francisco. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
    • The Wacky World of SuperMarioLogan - a sub-area in San Francisco themed around the Youtube channel SuperMarioLogan Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Amity  - An area inspired by Jaws films. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - An area Based on the Harry Potter franchise. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbara
  • Jurassic Park - An area themed to the Jurassic Park franchise.Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • Springfield USA  - An area themed to The Simpsons.Opening Date: March 27, 2009. Replaced: Western Town.
  • Hershey's Chocolate World - An area themed to Hershey chocolate. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Universal KidZone Wonderland - A kids area Themed to Woody Woodpecker Other Universal Kids Rides with two sub-areas that are a peanuts themed sub-area and a Sesame Street themed sub-area Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
    • Snoopy Studios - A sub-area themed to Schulz Peanuts Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
    • 123 Sesame Street - A sub-area to the educational series Sesame Street.Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • Laemmle Lake - a lake surrounds the park and it is named after Carl Laemmle, the founder of Universal Pictures.Opening Date:June 17, 1997.

Former:

  • The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbara - An area themed to Hanna Barbera Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013.Replaced By:The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Western Town - themed to the town of American west. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: October 30, 2007.Replaced By:Springfield USA

Canceled Area's:

  • South Park, Colorado - In 2011, Universal Parks & Resorts had originally planned to license the television animated comedy series South Park from Comedy Central (owned by Viacom) to build section based on a series It would be a Sub-Area In Tooniversal It would of include an unnamed South Park-themed interactive shooter dark ride, where riders could shoot aliens with laser zappers by stopping them from destroying the fictional town of South Park, a series of walk-through attractions of characters' houses, and a kids' play area themed around the South Park Elementary School playground. But unfortunately, the reason it was then canceled, is due the fact the show's creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, rejected Universal about the idea, as they said that making a themed land and attractions based on South Park (a TV-MA rating cartoon series) for the theme park would not work and it would be too offensive.

Refurbisment Schedule

  • Back to the Future: The Ride - July 2, 2015 to October 21, 2015 Reason: to update the ride's mechanics and to replace the film projectors with Infitec digital projectors and make it in 3D,TBA
  • TBA.

Overview 

Universal Studio Manhattan features a vast selection of attractions: some familiar, some brand new.These attractions allow the visitor to "ride the movies", through immersive technologies to designs that immerses guests into fictional worlds seen only on the big screen. Now, the movies are real, it's happening right in front of you!

Attractions, Shops, Resturants and more

Hollywood/Production Central 

The first section of the park, themed to A Movie Lot And The Hollywood Streets. Theme: Hollywood

Current Attractions

  • Universal Manhattan Theatre - a an outdoor arena theater which shows music concerts and daily shows. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 .
  • Despicable Me: Minions Mayhem - a 3D simulator ride based on the Despicable Me franchise. Map info: TBA. Theme: Despicable Me. Sponsored by: General Mills & Nestle.Opening Date: March 23, 2013 Replaced: An American Tail: Fievel's Adventure
  • Silly Fun Land - a play area themed after the fictional park of the same name. Map info: TBA Opening Date: March 27, 2014 Replaced: An American Tail Live
  • Super Silly Fun Coaster ! - A junior roller coaster. A similar ride, The Barnstormer at Magic Kingdom. Map info: TBA. Sponsored by: General Mills. Opening Date: March 27, 2014 Operates from: Late March to Late December Replaced: An American Tail Live
  • Club Minions - an interactive dance party hosted by the yellow minions. Map info: You're invited for a party with the yellow minions! Opening Date: March 23, 2013 Replaced: An American Tail Live
  • Shrek 4-D - A 4D show based on DreamWorks Animation's Shrek franchise. Map Info: Shrek and Donkey are back! Join our heroes on an all new adventure that puts you in the story between the Oscar-winning film "Shrek" and "Shrek 2". Sponsored by: AMC Theatre Theme: Shrek.Opening Date: June 7, 2004 Replaced: Alfred Hitchcock: The Art of Making Movies.
  • Enchanted Airways a junior-sized rollercoaster themed after the Dragon from Shrek. Theme: Shrek. Map Info: Take on a flight with Dragon. Opening Date: June 7, 2007  Height restriction: 42" Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Puss in Boots' Giant Journey - A Zamperla Famly inverted roller coasterits similar to the one in Universal Studios Singapore.Map Info: TBA Opening Date: April 29, 2015 Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Donkey Live - an interactive show. Map info: TBA Opening Date: June 7, 2007
  • Hollywood Rip Ride Rocket - A B&M Hyper-coaster based on Hollywood. Map Info: Rocket your way though Hollywood in this roller coaster experience as you're the star and can make your own movie. Theme: Hollywood Sponsored by: Coca Cola. Height restriction: 52” Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Opening date: May 22, 2010. Operates from: Late March to Late November
  • Studio Tour Tram New York - A Tram ride Inspired by Universal Studios Hollywood's Studio Tour, Map info: Aboard on a studio tram to tour through the studio to take on the behind-the-sense look of your favorite films and television shows, but watch out for earthquakes, sharks, floods, dragons and more! Sponsored by: Kodak (1997- 2009) Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • The Great Animated Movie Ride (!) - A dark ride that takes guest throughout the greatest animated films (Before 1997). Due to some scary scenes, Parental Discretion is Advised. Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Attraction Type: Dark Ride. Universal Express Pass Available? Yes. Sponsored by: Coca Cola.  
  • Special Effects Stage - A sound effects attraction Map Info: Get an exclusive behind-the scenes look into your favorite blockbuster movies in our Special Effects Show as stunts, practical effects and cutting-edge technology come to life. Opening Date: March 22, 1998.  
  • The Walking Dead Terror Maze (!)  - a horror-themed walkthrough maze based on AMC's The Walking Dead. The attraction is unsuitable for children under 13 years. Theme: The Walking Dead. Map Info: Face your fears as you'll survive through the scariest maze to escape from the flash-eating zombies. Children under 13 are not allowed.Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.Opening date: June 13, 2017. Replaced: The Universal Movie Experience. 
  • Lights! Camera! Action! Hosted by Steven Spielberg (!) -A special effects simulation attraction that uses screens of Steven and goes through how they made props and other things for some of his big movies. its similar to the one in Universal Studios Singapore. Map Info: Witness a special behind-the-scenes look at movie magic with Steven Spielberg in Lights, Camera, Action! Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The Game of Thrones Special Effects Show (!) – a special effects show based on the HBO series, Game of Thrones. Parental Discretion is advised due to the intense nature of this attraction. Map info: Witness a village being attacked by a herd of dragons using state-of-the-art pyrotechnics and special effects! Opening Date: April 17, 2014 Replaced: TBA. Note: this is similar to Twister.
  • Universal Studios Animal Actors - An animal show. Map info: Hollywood's favorite feature creatures are ready for their close-ups in a show that's paws-itively wild. Here's your chance to see some of the most talented animal actors perform in a hilarious mix of video segments, live skits and audience interactions. Theme: Animal stars.Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • Universal Studios: The History of Entertainment (!)- a 25 minute film tells the history of Universal Studios. Map Info: Learn about the history of one of the most famous movie studios, and find out facts about the massively popular company. Theme:history of Universal Studios. Opening date: July 14, 2014.
  • Stunt Fall! - A intamin drop tower Map info: TBA Opening date: July 18, 2000. Height restriction: 48” Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Operates from: Late March to Late November
  • Cartoon Network Studios New York - A  A studio/headquarters of the Cartoon network, owned by TimeWaner/Tunner.Map Info: Take on a behind the sense tour of your shows on Cartoon Network. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Universal Music Plaza Stage is an outdoor amphitheater located at Universal Studios. The venue based within the Universal Studios Manhattan in the Hollywood/Production Central section of the park Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • E.T Adventure - A dark ride based on E.T. Map Info: Help America’s favorite extraterrestrial save his dying planet as you hop aboard your star-bound bicycle and soar across the moonlit sky! Theme: E.T. Height restriction: 34” Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Sponsored by: AT&T.  
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame - a replica of the pathway with stars showing the names of famous celebrities. Map Info: See TBA. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The NBCUniversal Experience - (formerly Universal Studio's Sneak Peeks ) an interactive attraction which focused on projects from Universal Pictures and NBC. Map info: Experience your first look of NBCUniversal's upcoming projects. Theme: NBCUniversal's upcoming projects Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Stage 12 - an interactive walkthrough attraction which shows concept arts, props, ride vehicles, and displays of Universal Parks' upcoming attractions, as well as the displays and props of Universal Pictures' upcoming films. Theme: future attractions and Universal Pictures' films Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • Universal's Gory and Hilarious Horror Make-Up Show (!) - TBA Map Info:Take a comedic close-up look at what goes into—and oozes out of—some of Hollywood’s strangest creatures, laughs and scares guaranteed! Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • Woody Woodpecker's Nightastic! (!)- A night time Fantasmic-like show themed to Woody Woodpecker Theme: Woody Woodpecker Map Info: See the forces of good and evil battling it out in Woody's dream during this nighttime, outdoor extravagant musical. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Sponsored by: TBA
  • Terminator 2 3D (!) - Battle Across Time - a 3D show based on Terminator.  Map info: TBA. Theme:Terminator. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Sponsored by: TBA.Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.
  • Twister...Ride It Out (!) - A special effect attraction themed to Twister Theme: Twister Map Info: Experience what it’s like to be caught in the middle of a raging tornado by riding the storm out! Just make sure you hang on tight to the railing. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Sponsored by: TBA
  • Character All-Star Meet'n'Greet Party - A character meet'n'greet where you can meet characters from The Simpsons, Nickelodeon, Roblox, Plants vs Zombies, Nintendo, PBS, Popeye, Betty Boop, CBS,DHX Media and New Line Cinema Opening date: June 5, 2014.

Former Attractions

  • An American Tail: Fievel's Adventure - A motion simulator ride based on An American Tail Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Closing Date: September 5, 2011 Replaced by: Despicable Me: Minions Mayhem
  • The Universal Movie Experience - An interactive exhibit walkthrough TBA Theme: Universal Movies Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing Date: August 3, 2016 Replaced by: The Walking Dead: Terror Maze 
  •  An American Tail Live - A live show based on An American Tail Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Closing Date: September 5, 2011 Replaced by: Silly Fun Land,Super Silly Fun Coaster ! and Club Minions.
  • Alfred Hitchcock: The World of Movie Making - a part-3-D film, part-live action show Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Closing Date: September 4, 2003 Replaced by: Shrek 4-D Sponsored by: Kodak

Current Stores

  • That's a Wrap - a gift store located near the exit of the park. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Universal Studios Store - A themed store with an aray of stuff from the lands and the park and stuff that is exclusive to the resort Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Nightastic! Emporium - A store near Universal Mountain Theater/Woody Woodpecker's Nightastic!. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Universal Photo Stop - a photo store. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Studio Sweet's - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Minion Studio Store - a small store which sells merchindise of the yellow minions from Dispicable Me franchise dressing up as Characters From The Theme Park Universal Studios Manhattan Opened: July 15, 2014 Replaced: TBA
  • Afftermath - A Twister themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Super Silly Stuff - a store which sells merchandise of Despicable Me series. Opening Date: March 23, 2013 Replaced:Fivel's Gear
  • Hollywood Pit-Stop-The area that you exit from Hollywood Rip Ride Rocket, you will be able to pick up merchandise based on the ride. Opened: May 22, 2010 
  • Shrek's Ye Olde Souvenir Shoppe -  a store with Shrek merchindise. Theme: Shrek.Opening Date: June 7, 2004
  • Pin Traders USA: The number one stop for your pin goods, this kiosk shop will delight anyone whose looking for a little souvenir from their trip. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  •  Hello Kitty Store- a store with merchandise based on Sanrio characters, particularly Hello Kitty. Theme: Sanrio. Opening date: June 15, 2015. Replaced: Kitchen Kettle

Former Stores

  • Fivel's Gear - An American Tail themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing Date: September 5, 2011 Replaced by: Super Silly Stuff
  • Kitchen Kettle - a almish-themed store. Theme: Almish Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing date: May 10, 2014. Replaced by: Hello Kitty Store
  • TBA - A TBA Themed Store  Theme: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing date: May 10, 2014. Replaced by: Minion Studio Store

Restaurants

  • Mel's Drive-In - A quick service restaurant that serves hamburgers, chicken strips, milkshakes etc. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Arby's - A quick service that sells Arby's Roast Beef Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Movie Studio Diner - a restaurant which serves American cuisine, like hamburgers, French fries, steaks, salads, etc. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Hollywood Dine-In - a large restaurant which sells mostly Italian and American cuisine.Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Nightastic! Food Zone Cafe - A restaurant that is near the show area seating Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • The Soundstage Restaurant - TBA. 
  • All-Star Café - a small café where the Meet-n-Greets mostly occur. Opening Date:June 17, 1997  
  • Celebrity Cuisine - a serve restaurant. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Donkey's Waffles - TBA Opening Date: June 7, 2004. 
  • Burger King at Universal - A burger restraunt Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Fairy Godmother's Juice Bar - Choose from a unique concoction of colorful elixirs at the juice bar. Opening Date: June 7, 2004.
  • Universal Monsters Cafe - a food court themed around Universal Monsters. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Gru's Lab Cafe - a Despicable Me.Themed Cafe With Minon's Meet & Greet a Despicable Me.Themed Cafe With Minon's Meet & Greet Opening Date: March 27, 2014

Snacks And Drinks

  • Dylan's Macaroni & Cheese Shop - a store which contains macaroni and cheese, 4-cheese corkscrew pastas, shells in white cheddar pastas, as well as non-pasta foods such as french fries, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, ostrich nuggets (a large fried meat that resembles a giant chicken nugget, but is made out of ostriches), and many others. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Starbucks/Ben & Jerry's - A combined Starbucks and Ben & Jerry's stand where you can combined ice cream and coffee.  Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Auntie Anne's Pretzels - A Pretze Shop Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Despicable Ice Cream - an ice cream bar.Opening Date: March 27, 2014
  • Cinnabon - TBA. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 

Meet and Greet characters

  • Gru, Dru, Minions, Margo, Edith, Agnes
  • Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots, Kitty Softpaws, Gingy
  • Woody Woodpecker and Winnie Woodpecker
  • Character All-Star Meet'n'Greet: 
    • ​From 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      • Minion
      • Beetlejuice
      • Krusty the Clown and Sideshow Bob
      • NBC Peacock
    • From 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
      • ​Princess Winnifred and Prince Dauntless
      • Thomas the Tank Engine
      • Spongebob SquarePants and Patrick Star
      • Gumball and Darwin Watterson
      • Buddy and Jovie
      • Mario and Luigi
    • From 3:00-5:30 PM
      • Emily and Walter
      • The Jester and The Minstral
      • Squidward Tentacles
      • Homer Simpson
      • Hello Kitty
      • Robloxian
  • Woody Woodpecker 
  • Winnie Woodpecker 

New York

The second area of the park themed to New York based on the original New York City, during the era of post-modernisation. This zone features various icons commonly portrayed in movies including the city skyline, neon lights, facades, and sidewalks. This zone also has a replica of the famous New York Public Library with two lion statues at its entrance with a sub-area themed to Broadway Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Current Attractions

  • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon - A 3D simulation attraction featurng Jimmy Fallon, a talk show host for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Map Info: Board the unique of the Theater and it’s you versus Jimmy as you find yourself speeding down the show’s hallways and through the busy streets of midtown Manhattan, rumbling down into the city’s subways, soaring over skyscrapers and diving into the East River as you hurtle neck and neck towards the finish line. Will you take down "The Tonight Show" host in a blaze of glory, or will Jimmy’s taunts leave you in the dust? Theme: Jimmy Fallon. Height restriction:42”. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Attraction type: The Flyer Opening Date: June 5th, 2017 Replaced: Futurama: Worlds of Adventure
  • Alien Nostromo of Terror  (!) - A an accelerated drop tower dark ride Map Info: TBA Openeing Date: May 6, 2000.  Universal Express Available?: Yes Height restriction: 42"
  • NBC Center - an indoor interactive attraction aimed to allow guest to take on their experience by becoming a star for NBC television programs in many genres, such as news, sitcoms, etc., while standing on the green screen. Map info: Become a television personality for NBC's television programs, in the interactive experience. Universal Express Available?: No. Opening Date: June 5th, 2017.
  • Transformers: The Ride 3D - A 3D shooting dark ride/Motion Simulator. based on Transformers film series. Theme: Transformers. Map info: Help the Autobots reclaim the Allspark from the Decepticons.. Height restriction:40”. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Attraction Type: 3D simulator/dark ride.Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Opening date: April 7, 2015 Replaced: The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man Sponsored by: Pizza-Hut
  • NYC Spin - A Huss Top Spin trill ride Map info: TBA Opening date: April 8, 1999 Height restriction: 52". Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • The Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride - A Premier Rides dark ride/indoor Roller coaster in which guests visit an ancient temple ,only to be chased by the undead spirit of the pharaoh. Map Info: Digging your nails into the safety rail, you'll hold on tight as you thrash forwards and back on the track, fleeing from the evil Mummy Imhotep. He'll throw everything he's got at you: swarms of insects, warrior mummies and fire so intense you'll definitely feel the heat.Opening date: August 17, 2005 Triva: This Is a Mix To The Orlando/ The Hollywood Version Sponsored by:TBA.
  • Men in Black: Alien Attack - an interactive shoot-em-up gallery where visitors must catch the aliens appearing in the Men in Black movies. Map info: Ride your way to zap aliens who are on the loose in the city. Theme: Men in Black. Height restriction: 42". Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Attraction type: shooting gallery dark ride. Opening Date: March 25, 2002
  • Lucy - A Tribute, was a walk-through museum featuring the best of "America's favorite redhead", Lucille Ball.
  • Macy's Balloon World - A interactive fun center focused on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Theme: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Times Square Mini - A walkthrough attraction based on Times Square Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory - A dark ride based on the 1971 film Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.
  • The New York Flyer - A B&M inverted coaster simaler to Montu at At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Map info: TBA Height restriction: 54” Opening Date: March 21,1999 Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • The Blacklist: Crime Roller (!)- a motion based dark ride ride loosely based on The BlacklistMap Info: A new terror is Underway as you Join Elizabeth Keen to Stop Red In a Justice of glory. Theme: The BlacklistHeight restriction: 42”. Universal Express available?: Yes. Attraction type: motion based dark ride. Opening date: July 2, 2015. 
  • Radio City Music Hall Theater, A 1,500-seat indoor Broadway-style theatre that is fully equipped to host plays, cirque shows, musicals and performances. Opening Date:June 17, 1997  
  • The Secret Life of Pets: Lost in New York - A 3D trackless dark ride through the city of New York from the perspective of pet animals. this ride Is similar to Ratatouille: The Ride at Disneyland Paris Height restriction: 42” Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Opening date: May 15, 2018 Sponsored by: General Mills Replaced: Ghostbusters: Dance Party 
  • DinoSquad: Mutant Attack! - an interactive shooting gallery dark ride based off the 2007 Cartoon Network show of the same name. Map Info: TBA. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Opening date: November 3, 2007 Replaced: TBA.  
  • Blues Brothers Live -A live show attraction that features The Blues Brothers performing classic Rock & Soul songs from the film. Universal Express Pass Available?: No.Opening Date:June 17, 1997   

Former Attractions

  • Futurama: Worlds of Adventure (ST) - A motion simulator ride based on Futurama. Opening Date: March 27,1999 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Closing Date: September 5, 2016 Replaced by: Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. Note: This still operates at the Studio Tram Tour attraction.
  • The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man - a 3D motion based dark ride based on Marvel's Spiderman.  Map info: Strap on your 3-D glasses and join the world's most famous web slinger in a high-flying virtual reality ride. The villains of the Sinister Syndicate have stolen the Statue of Liberty and it's up to Spidey to save the day. Theme: Spiderman. Sponsored by: Burger King.Opening Date: March 25, 2000.Closing Date: September 9, 2014 Height restriction: 40” Replaced by: Transformers: The Ride 3D
  • TBA - TBA. Opening Date: June 17, 1997. Closing Date: December 9th, 2006. Replaced by: DinoSquad Mutant Attack!
  • Ghostbusters: Dance Party - An indoor dance party featuring the Ghostbusters  Map info: TBA. Theme: Ghostbusters franchise Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing date: March 10, 2016. Replaced by: The Secret Life of Pets: Lost in New York Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes

Current Stores

  • MIB Gear: - A Men In Black Themed store Opening Date: March 25, 2002
  • Macy's BalloonStuff  - A Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Themed store. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Sahara Traders - A Revenge Of The Mummy themed store At The Exit Of Revenge Of The Mummy The Ride. Opening date: August 17, 2005 
  • Nostromo Gear - TBA Openeing Date: May 6, 2000.  
  • NBC Retail - the gift store which sells NBC-themed merchandise, like t-shirts.Triva: This Is At The Exit Of Race Thought New York Starting Jimmy Fallon. Opening Date: June 5th, 2017 Replaced: Futurama Gear 
  • Transformers: Shop in Disguise - a gift shop which sells Transformers-themed merchandise, like action figures, shirts, etc. Opening date: April 7, 2015 Replaced: The Amazing Spider-Man Store 
  • I Heart NY Store - A New York themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Wonka - A Nestlè themed store  Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The Secret World of Pets - A store themed to Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment’s animated film The Secret Life of PetsTheme: The Secret Life Of Pets.  Opening date: May 15, 2018  Replaced: Ghostbusters Equipment Shop
  • Transformers: Shop in Disguise - A Transformers themed store Opening date: April 7, 2015 Replaced: The Amazing Spider-Man Store

Former Stores

  • Futurama Gear - A Futurama themed store at the exit of Futurama: Worlds of Adventure. Theme: Futurama. Opening date: March 27, 1999 Closing date: September 5, 2016 Replaced by: NBC Retail
  • Ghostbusters Equipment Shop - A store themed to Ghostbusters. Theme: Ghostbusters. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing date: March 10, 2016. Replaced by: The Secret World of Pets
  • The Amazing Spider-Man Store - A Spiderman Themed store Opening Date: March 25, 2000. Closing Date: September 9, 2014 Replaced by: Transformers: Shop in Disguise

Restaurants

  • The Macy's Parade Observatory - A Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade restaurant Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Replaced: TBA
  • Johnny Rockets  - A franchise of the Johnny Rockets restaurants Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Finnegan's Bar and Grill - Irish food.-TBA. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Louie's Italian Restaurant - An Italian restaurant.Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Blues Brothers' Diner: Restaurant with New York Style food that is quick service and has callbacks to Blues Brothers Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • NBC Café - A sports bar Opening Date: June 5th, 2017
  • Michael Bay's Explosive Diner - a restaurant which specializes in spicy dishes.Opening date: April 7, 2015

Snacks and Drinks

  • Starbucks/Ben & Jerry's - A combined Starbucks and Ben & Jerry's stand where you can combined ice cream and coffee. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.  
  • Doc's Candy - a candy shop.Opening Date:June 17, 1997  
  • Wetzel's Pretzels -a Pasadena, California-based franchise of fast-food restaurants.Opening Date:June 17, 1997  

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Jimmy Fallon
  • NBC Peacock
  • Egyptian Pharaohs
  • Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron
  • Lucille Ball

Broadway

A Sub-area in New York themed to Broadway shows Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Current Attractions

  • Once Upon a Mattress: The Ride 4D - A 4D Motion Simulator dark ride based on the Broadway musical Once Upon a Mattress Map Info: TBA Sponsored By: Oreo O's (2017-present) Opening Date: January 6th, 2015 Height Restriction: 40 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes 
  • South Pacific: Escape from Valley High - A MACK Rides log flume Similar to Dudley-Doo Right's Ripsaw Falls at Universal Orlando Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Height Restriction: 44 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Sponsored By: KFC
  • Little Shop of Horrors Coaster (!)- A MACK Rides indoor wild mouse coaster Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Height Restriction: 44 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Phantom of the Opera Theater (!) -TBA Map info: The Phantom invites you to a terrific night at the opera, hosted by the Phantom himself and his very own ghostly performers. This is an animatronic show with effects you will not believe! 22 minutes.Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Stores

  • Once On This Island Treasures - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Phantom of the Store - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Winnifred's BedChamber - The gift storstore which sells Once Upon a Mattress-themed merchandise Trivia: This serves as an exit to Once Upon a Mattress: The Ride 4D Opening Date: January 6th, 2015 
  • Little Shop of Horrors Store - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Restaurants

  • Shake Shack - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Queen Aggravain's Feast - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Princess Winnifred, Prince Dauntless, Lady Larken, Sir Harry, The Jester, The Mistral
  • Nellie Forbush, Emile, Joseph Cable, Bloody Mary, Billis
  • Audrey II
  • Phantom of the Opera

San Francisco/Hill Valley

The third area Themed to San Francisco with a SuperMarioLogan sub-area Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Current Attractions

  • Disaster!: A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring You! (ST/!) - a dark subway ride attraction Opened: June 9,2010. Map Info: TBA Replaced: Earthqake The Big One. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • WWE Raw at Universal (!)- A live show featuring WWE wrestlers. Due to the violent nature of this show, Parental Discretion is Advised. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • San Francisco Bay Surfing - a boat ride that goes through a part of the Universal Lagoon. Map info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN VS CLYLON - A B&M Dueling Launched Inverted and Sitting Roller Coaster based on a franchise of the same name. Sponsored By: Burger King. Map Info: Choose either Human or Cylon for the dueling rollercaoster action. Height restriction: 42" (Human) 52” (Cyclone) Opening Date: July 8, 2006.Operates from: Late March to Late December Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Universal's MusicRoadTrip RollerCartoonster - a Vekoma indoor enclosed launched steel looping roller coaster Sponsored By: Burger King 1998-2008,Jack In The Box 2009 - 2007 and Coca-Cola 2018-prresnt Map Info: Launch on the high speed inddor looping coaster as you try to make it to the movie premere with Woody Opening Date: July 17, 1997. Height restriction: 48 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Fear Factor Live - a stunt show based NBC reailty TV series of the same name.  Map info: Don't try this at home! Put yourself to the test at the most extreme audience participation show ever. Theme: Fear Factor. Opening date: March 11, 2006. Replaced: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
  • Surfer- a B&M floorless coaster that is similar to Kraken from Sea World Orlando Theme: Surfing Height restriction: 54” Opening Date: July 21, 2001.Operates from: Late March to Late December Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Backdraft  (!)- a special effect attraction based on Universal's 1991 film of the same name.  Map info: TBA. Theme: Backdraft Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Fast & Furious: Supercharged (ST) - a dark ride themed after the Fast & Furious movies. It is similar to Skull Island: Reign of Kong .Map info: TBA. Sponsored by: Toyota. Theme: Fast & Furious. Opening date: April 7, 2018. Height restriction: 40". Replaced: All Dogs go to Heaven: The Heavenly Adventure.Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Waterworld: A Live Sea War Spectacular - A water stunt show based On The 1995 Movie Waterworld Theme: Water World Map Info: Witness death-defying stunts, awesome explosions and thrills at this sensational 'live' water show.Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Operates from: Late March to Early November
  • Hershey's Chocolate World- A interactive center that is focused on Hershey products Opened: September 7th, 2002
  • 24: Underground Escape (!)- A High Speed dark ride loosely based on the Fox action thriller TV series "24". In this ride, new recruits are put to the test by Jack Bauer and Chloe O'Brian to escape Nina Meyers's underground trap lair Opened: June 22 2017
  • Back to the Future: The Ride 3D - A Motion Simulator based on Back to the Future trilogy Map info: Save the Delorean time machine from Biff Tannen! A revamped version of the classic ride: this version has new,more scenes that change every time you experience it! Also in 4kHD 3Dm now the time travelling journey has never felt so real! You might even see Marty McFly appear! Sponsored by: Samsung. Universal Express available?: Yes. Height restriction: 44" Opening date: October 21, 2015
  • Hill Valley High School - Map info: Part of the facade surrounding Back to the Future: The Ride. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • Lyon Estates - Map info: Check out Marty McFly's house! Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • Roy's Record Store - Map info: Part of the facade of BTTF The Ride Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Former Attractions

  • Back to the Future: The Ride (Original) - A motion simulator based on Back to the Future trilogy. Map info: Save the Delorean time machine from Biff Tannen! As You Trave Back In Time. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Height restriction: 42". Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.Sponsored by: Samsung. Closing Date: July 2, 2015 (It got shut down due to a refurbishment)
  • All Dogs go to Heaven: The Heavenly Adventure - A dark ride based on two of All Dogs go to Heavenfilms. Theme: All Dogs go to HeavenMap Info: Join Charlie and Itchy for a amazing heavenly adventure through the events of All Dogs Go to Heaven movies. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closing date: May 10, 2016. Replaced by: Fast & Furious: Supercharged 
  • Earthquake: The Big One (ST/!) -TBA  Attrnaction type: special effects ride Map Info:TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed:November 6, 2009. Replaced By: Disaster!: A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring You!
  • The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show - a live stage show featuring Rocky and Bullwinkle. Theme: Rocky and Bullwinkle. Map Info: Join Rocky and Bullwinkle for this wackiest show. Opening date: June 17, 1997. Closing date: August 15, 2005. Replaced by: Fear Factor Live

Stores

  • Back To The Future Shop - A Store located at the exit of Back To The Future The Ride ride which sell official Back To The Future Themed Merchandise.Opening Date:June 17, 1997  
  • Amazing Picture's.-TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 
  • Beach House - a beach gift shop Opening Date: July 21, 2001 
  • Dom's Garage: This warehouse looking store acts at the exit for Fast & Furious: Supercharged and also has a variety of merchandise from all 8 films and more Opening Date:June 17, 1997. 
  • Hershey's Chocolate Shop - TBA Opened: September 7th, 2002

Restaurants

  • Lou's Cafe: A replica of the diner from the Back to the Future franchise, this sit down resturant serves 80's cuisine like milkshakes, hamburgers and all your other favorites but you have to try one of their Pop Floats Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Hill Valley Banquet Hall: This quick service location near the Back to the Future ride is a place to rest and recharge. Here, they serve quick service type food like pizza, hamburgers and much more. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Suffingbroding Pizza - TBA Opening Date: July 21, 2001
  • Burger King Retro Restaurant- A Retro Restaurant Themed To Burger King.Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • WWE SlamCafè a restaurant Themed To WWE Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Torreto's Mexican Cafe: This resturant based on the one from Fast and the Furious, serves a wide variety of Mexican cuisine as a quick service resturant. Opening date: April 7, 2018.
  • Richtar's Burger Co. - a restruant themed to the former attraction, Earthquake! Opening date: March 25, 2003
  • Hershey's Ice Cream and Milkshakes - TBA Opened: September 7th, 2002

Meet-n-Greet Characters

  • Doc Brown and Marty Mcfly.

The Wacky World of SuperMarioLogan 

A sub-area themed to the youtube channel SuperMarioLogan Opening Date:July 6, 2018

Attractions

  • TheSuperMarioLogan Ride - A 3D IMAX Dome Motion Simulator Ride based on The Youtube Series Of The Same Name. Map info: Ride along with The Super Mario Logan Cast as they visit Doffy The Dragon Land, However, Jeffy's Mom,The Ghost Of SML Sonic And The SML Villans From The Past Have Kidnaped Jeffy For Revenge, So SML Mario And The Other SML Hereos and the guests to take on a wild chase through the park to stop Jeffy's Mom,The Ghost Of SML Sonic And The SML Villans From The Past And Save Jeffy. Opening Date:July 6, 2018  Sponsored by: Samsung. Height restriction: 42" Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.
  • Mariowinder - A Vekoma Boomerang roller coaster that was relocated from Knott’s Berry Farm in California. Map info: TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018 Height restriction: 48" Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes. Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Jeffy's Philharmagic- A 4D show based on SuperMarioLogan's Jeffy and other Licensed IPs Map info: TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018 Sponsored by: AMC Theaters. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.
  • Jeffy's Dream Shootdown - A a interactive dark ride that is based on the Youtube series Super Mario Logan and the episode Jeffy's Nightmare and is similar to Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin Map info: TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.
  • Bowser Jr's Crasy Coaster - A Vekoma Family Coaster Opening Date:July 6, 2018 Height restriction: 44" Map info: TBA  Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes.Operates from: Late March to Late December

Stores

  • Brooklyn T. Guy Hardware - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Jeffy's Toys - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Junior's Toy Shop - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • SuperMarioLogan Store - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Doofy's shop - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018

Restaurants

  • Shrek's Chezze Cake Cafe: A Restaurant Themed To Shrek From Super Mario Logan Here, they serve quick service type food like pizza, hamburgers and much more.Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Mario's Long John's Pizza: A Restaurant Themed To Super Mario Logan Here, they serve quick service type italian food like pizza, pasta and much more.Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Chef Pee Pee's Kitchen - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • Doofy's Place - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018
  • SuperMarioLogan Diner - TBA Opening Date:July 6, 2018

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Mario,Rosalina,Jeffy,SMLShrek Junior, Joseph and Cody

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter 

the forth section of the Park based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter book series and Warner Bros.' Harry Potter film franchise. Theme: Harry Potter book and film series Map info: TBA Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced:The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbara

Current Attractions

  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey - a dark ride. Map info: TBA. Theme: Harry Potter. Height restriction: 48”. Map info: Soar high above the skies of Hogwarts Castle as you join wizards and attempt to escape fire breathing dragons and adversaries. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbara
  • Snape's School of Potions - a small interactive attraction in which visitors create a potion from a variety of ingredients. Universal Express Pass Available?: No Opening Date: June 21, 2015.
  • Flight of the Hippogriff - a Vekoma family roller coaster based on a hippogriff. Theme: Harry Potter's hippogriff Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Triva: This Ride Was Formley At The The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbara Where It Was Known As The Jetsons Space Coaster (Formerly know as: The Jetsons Space Coaster from 1997 - 2013) Operates from: Late March to Late December Height restriction: 44"
  • Owls' Cave - an indoor animal exhibit and walkthrough with various owls in worldwide. Map info: Enter inside the cave where all kinds of owls that you'll encounter. Theme: owls Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: The Flintstones' Bedrock PlayWorld
  • Mythicarousel - a carousel ride themed to mythical creatures. Theme: mythical creatures Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Triva: This Ride Was Formley At The The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbara Where It Was Known As Pussycat Carasoul (Formerly know as: The Pussycat Carasoul  from 1997 - 2013) Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Dragon Challenge - A RMC dueling wood/steel "Iron Horse" hybrid coaster roller coaster remolded from the original Scooby and Shaggy Racer. Map info: Experience the dueling and thrilling rollercoaster flight as you choose either the Chinese Fireball or the Hungarian HorntailTheme: Harry Potter dragons Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Height restriction: 48" Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Replaced: Scooby and Shaggy Racer Operates from: Late March to Late December Triva: This Ride is similar to Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California,USA
  • Harry Potter And The Forbidden Forest - A upcoming intamin multi-launching steel roller coaster that is siamler to Verbolten at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Expedition Everest at Disney's Animal Kingdom.Map info: TBA Opening Date: May 24, 2019. Height restriction: 48" Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December

Current Stores

  • Owl Post - a store which sells owl-themed merchandise. Theme:  owls Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Bedrock Mall
  • Ollivanders - a store which sells the replicas of wands from the Harry Potter  films. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Scooby Store
  • Filch's Emporium of Confiscated Goods – a gift store which sells toys, Harry Potter books, apparel, movie prop replicas, chess sets, and other treasures. Theme: Harry Potter Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Hanna-Barbara Stores
  • Zonko's - a store which sells joke articles, like whoopie cushions etc. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. 
  • Madam Malkin's Robes for all Occasions - a store which sells clothing apparel based on the Harry Potter franchise. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. 

Current Restaurants

  • Three Broomsticks – a restaurant which serves salads, fish & chips, shepherd's pie, soup, salads, Butterbeer, etc. Theme:  Harry Potter Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Jellystone Park Diner
  • Dragon Grill – an outdoor restaurant near Dragon Challenge which serves burgers, hot dogs, steaks, pizzas, pastas, and fried shrimps.Theme:  dragons Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Hanna-Barbara Cafe
  • The Leaky Cauldron - a restaurant which serves British delicacies, like fish 'n' chips. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Scobby Doo's Kitchen

Snacks and Drinks

  • Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Parlour - a small ice-cream stand. Opening Date: June 21, 2015. Replaced: Hanna-Barbara ICE TOON'S

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Harry Potter
  • Ron Weasley
  • Hermione Granger
  • Albus Dumbledore

Amity 

The fifth section inspired from Universal Pictures’ Jaws franchise. Theme: Jaws trilogy. Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Map Info: TBA

Attractions

  • JAWS: The Ride (ST) - A boat ride based on JAWS. Map info: Board on the Amity Tour Boat and survive from the attack of a great white shark known as Jaws. Theme: Jaws. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late November
  • Amity Midway Games – an outdoor interactive arcade featuring various midway-style games. Map info: Enjoy by playing with those midway-style games. Theme: midway games. Universal Express available?: No. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Jaws Alive – an aquarium Omnimover/walkthrough located at next-door to the Jaws ride which consists the exhibits of sharks. Map info: Dive into the shark-infested waters of Amity Village and come face-to-face with the most savage fish of the sea. Sponsored By: Sea Life. Theme: sharks. Universal Express available?: No. Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Stores

  • Amity Gift Shop - a store located at the exit of Jaws The Ride. Theme: Jaws, sharks Opening Date:June 17, 1997

 Restaurants

  • Amity Landing Restaurant – a restaurant that serves seafood and fried chickens. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Shrimp Co.- A shrimp store Theme: Forrest Gump. Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Snacks & drinks

  • Boardwalk Snacks – a snack stand. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Amity Ice Cream - an ice cream stand.Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Jurassic Park

The sixth section in the park inspired by Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster film franchise of the same name. Theme: Jurassic Park franchise and dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Map info:Step through Step through gate to discover the world inspired by the hit film trilogy of Jurassic Park.

Current Attractions

  • Jurassic Park: River Adventure - a flume water ride. Map info: Hop on a boat for a thrilling water plunging ending after you encounter dinosaurs and face with the hungry T-rex. Theme: Jurassic Park. Height restriction: 42” Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Operates from: Late March to Early December
  • T-Rex Rampage! – a GCI wooden rollercoaster themed to T-rex. Map info: Feel the fury of the king of the dinos! Theme: Tyrannosaurus Rex. Height restriction: 43". Opeining date: July 18, 2006. Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Dinosaur Chaos - A B&M sit-down coaster simalr to Kumba At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Map info: TBA Theme: Jurassic Park. Height restriction: 48” Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • De-Extinction: True Story - an interactive and educational show which talks about how and why is De-Extinction (bringing back extinct species) good for both environment and people, and it also explains what is De-Extinction and how it works.Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Jurassic Park: The Flying Dinosaur - A B&M Flying Coaster Like The One At Universal Studios Japan And Themed To Jurassic Park Height restriction: 54’’ Map info: In This Endless Fun Longest Flying Coaster by B&M. You Hop on to your "Pterosaur" For One Dinoride through Jurassic Park Opeining date: May 20th 2016 Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Mr. DNA's Midway - an outdoor interactive midway game attraction area themed to Jurassic Park. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Triceratops Hollercoaster - a triceratops-themed B&M Wing roller coaster Opening Date: October 30, 2013. Theme: Triceratops. Height restriction: 52" Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Jurassic Park Discovery Centrer – an indoor interactive attraction. Map info: Learn more about those amazing prehistoric creatures in the interactive centre. Theme: Jurassic Park and dinosaurs and prehistoric life Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Pteranodon Flight – a kid-sized flying rollercoaster. Map info: Fly with the pteranodons around Jurassic Park. Theme: Pteranodon. Height restriction:  36’’-56’’ Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Jurassic World Rapids Adventure - A Intamin  river rapids ride Map Info: TBA Opened: April 10, 2002  Height restriction: 42" Universal Express available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Early November
  • Dino Bumpers – a Dinosaur Themed bumper car attraction themed to Jurassic Park.Theme: Height restriction: 45." Universal Express available?: Yes Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Raptor Encounter - a small area where visitors can take photos with an animatronic Velociraptor. Map info: Come face to face with one of the most fascinating and dangerous predators of the past. Universal Express available?: No. Opening Date: March 25, 2011
  • Dino-Soarin - A Dumbo like ride located at the Jurassic Park area of the park allows guests to pilot their Pteranodons, either soaring up into the sky or plunging down into the shadows. Map info: TBA Universal Express available?: Yes Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Megalodon - A Premier Rides Sky Rocket II coaster Model Map info: TBA Universal Express available?: Yes Opening Date: April 17, 2013 Height restriction: 54."" Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Camp Jurassic - A children's play area centered around an imported 50-foot (15 m) tall Banyan tree. Universal Express available?: No. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Dinosaurs Encounter (ST) – a meet-n-greet with costumed and animatronic Jurassic Park  dinosaurs. Map info: Want to get a close up with dinosaurs?. Theme: Jurassic Park Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Raptor - A Vekoma Boomerang roller coaster  Map info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express available?: Yes Height restriction: 48." Operates from: Late March to Late December

Stores

  • Dinostore – a gift shop located at Jurassic Park Discovery Centre which sells dinosaur-themed merchandise such as toys, books, apparel, fossil replicas, clothing, etc. Theme:  dinosaurs Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Jurassic Souvenirs - a store located at the exit of Jurassic Park ride which sell official Jurassic Park-related merchandise such as toys, hats, apparel, adventure gear, beach towels, clothing, etc. Theme: Jurassic Park Opening Date:June 17, 1997.

Restaurants

  • Pizzasaurus - an outdoor pizzeria restaurant. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The Burger Digs – a restaurant located at Jurassic Park Discovery Center which serves hamburgers, chicken, sandwiches, etc. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Thunder Falls Terrace – a restaurant which serves rotisserie chicken, BBQ ribs, turkey legs, salads, etc. Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Snacks & drinks

  • Jurassic Treats – a snack stand. Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Characters

  • JP dinosaurs: Raptor, T-Rex, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, Stegosaurus, Spinosaurus and Indominus rex (at Dinosaurs Encounter)             

Springfield USA

The sevthen area in the park themed to American animated series The Simpsons.Theme: The Simpsons.Opening Date: March 27, 2009 Replaced: Western Town Map Info: TBA.

Current Attractions

  • The Simpsons Ride - A 3D IMAX Dome simulator ride based on Fox's 1989 primetime cartoon series of the same name . Map Info: Ride along with The Simpsons as they visit Krustyland, the theme park created by famed TV personality Krusty the Clown. Is somebody out to sabotage the park? You'll find out as you join Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie and enter through the carnival-like midway. Height restriction: 40” Opening Date: March 27, 2009. Replaced: The Wild, Wild, West Stunt Show Universal Express available?: Yes
  • Kang and Kodos' Twirl and Whirl - A flying saucer themed ride Map info: TBA. Theme: Kang and Kodos from The Simpsons Opening date: July 15, 2015  Replaced: Maggie's Peek-a-Poo Pigs.Height restriction: 45." Universal Express available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December Universal Express available?: Yes 
  • Itchy's Ball Spinner - A ferris wheel based on the Itchy and Scratchy segments of the Krusty the Clown show portions of Simpsons episodes. Theme: The Itchy and Scratchy Show Map Info: Take a ride on Itchy and Scratchy's ferris wheel in Krustyland. Opening Date: March 12, 2012 Operates from: Late March to Late December Universal Express available?: Yes
  • Krusty's Magical Journey Through His Mouth - An indoor maze that you go through his mouth. Map info: Enter the hilarious and whimsical world of Krusty the Clown. Opening Date: March 27, 2009. Universal Express available?: Yes
  • Bart Simpson's Skatepark Spin - A Gerstlauer spinning roller coaster That Has The Same Layout To Pandemonium At Six Flags Parks. Height restriction: 42” Map Info: TBA Opening Date: March 27, 2009. Universal Express available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Krusty's Mine Train Coaster - A Arrow Dynamics mine train coaster Map info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997.  Triva: This Ride Was Formley At Western Town Where It Was Known As Runaway Mine Train (Formerly know as: Runaway Mine Train from 1997 - 2007) Universal Express available?: Yes Height restriction: 48." Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Itchy and Scratchy The Ride ! - A MACK Rides Wild Mouse Coaster Height restriction: 42” Map Info:TBA Opening Date: March 27, 2009. Universal Express available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • The Twisted Treehouse Of Horror - A Skyline Attractions Skywarp. Opening Date: Fall 2018, the same time of the 30th annual Treehouse of Horror
  • Stu's Disco Coaster ! - A MACK Rides Launched Indoor/Outdoor Roller Coaster the same at Universal Studios Roblox Map info: TBA. .Height Restriction: 47” (HHN VERSION: The Simpsons Treehouse Of Horror Coaster) Opening Date: January 14, 2015.

Former Attractions

  • Maggie's Peek-a-Poo Pigs- A short-lived Dumbo-like ride featuring Maggie Simpson Map info: TBA. Theme: Maggie Simpson from The Simpsons Opening Date: March 27, 2009. Closed: August 22, 2014. Replaced by: Kang and Kados' Twirl and Whirl

Shops

  • Kwik-E-Mart - a shop which sells all kind of Simpsons merchandise, like toys, shirts, posters etc 'Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • The Android's Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop - The Simpsons goods. Books and video games. 'Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • Towne Center at Springfield Glenn Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  

Current Resturants

  • Moe's Tavern - a small cafe which sells beverage. Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • Krusty Burger - a burger restaurant. Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • Lard Lad Donuts - a donut takeaway.Opening Date: 'March 27, 2009.  
  • Bumblebee Man's Tacos - Tacos and mexican food. Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • Duff Brewery - Beer and bar food. Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • Lisa's Teehouse OF HORROR - Tea and sandwiches Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • Luigi's - Italian food. Counter service Opening Date: March 27, 2009.  
  • The Frying Dutchman - Sea food. Opening Date: March 27, 2009. 
  • Cletus' Chicken Shack - Fried Chicken Opening Date: March 27, 2009.

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa
  • Krusty the Clown
  • Sideshow Bob

Hershey's Chocolate World 

the etheth area of the park wich is an indoor/outdoor Area Themed to The Hershey Product Characters Theme: The Hershey Product Characters.Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Map info: TBA. Sponsored by: General Mills and Hershey's

Current Attractions

  • Hershey's Chocolate Tours- A ominover ride that takes your through the Hershey Factory. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Hershey Trolley Works- A trolley ride that takes you through the town of Hershey. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Hershey and Friends Shoot-the-Hoop %- A ride similar to Toy Story: Midway Mania! But it's about The Hershey Product Characters. Opeining date: March 25, 2011 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Kit-Kat Give Me a Break! %- A midway attraction that themed to Kit-Kat. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: Enjoy by playing with those midway-style games. Theme: Kit-Kat midway games. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Create-Your-Own Chocolate Bar- A interactive experience where you create your own chocolate bar. Opening Date:June 17, 1997  Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: No.
  • Candy Bar Carasoul - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Reese's Double Wooden Coasters – a GCI dueling wooden rollercoaster themed to Reese's Candy's Opeining date: March 27, 2000 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Height restriction: 45” Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Twizzlers Swings - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Hershey's Great Chocolate Factory in 4D- A 4D show Opeining date: May 15, 2015 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Replaced: Hershey's Really Big 3D Show
  • Reese's Xtreme Cup Challenge - A shooting dark ride themed to Reese's Candy's and same ride at Hersheypark Pennsylvania Opeining date: June 22, 2007 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Jolly Rancher Playground - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: No.
  • The Hershey Product Character Dance Party - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: No.
  • Laff Trakk - A indoor spinning coaster Opening Date:June 10, 2016 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Height restriction: 45” 
  • York Peppermint Patty Bumper Cars - A Bumper cars attraction Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA  Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Height restriction: 45” 

Former Attractions

  • Hershey's Really Big 3D Show - a 4-D show Opeining date: May 17, 2003 Map info: TBA Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Closed: August 22, 2014 Replaced By: Hershey's Great Chocolate Factory in 4D

Stores

  • Hershey's Chocolate Bar & Store -TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • TBA

Restaurants

  • Hershey's Food Courtyard- A food court that has restaurants like Hershey Dessert Studios, Hershey's Ice Cream Shop and a candystore. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The Hersheytown Restaurant - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The Panda Express - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Reese's Fried Chicken Place - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997.

Snacks & Drinks

  • Hershey's Ice Cream and Milkshakes - A milkshake stand Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Characters

  • TBA

Universal KidZone Wonderland

The ninth and final area of the park Themed To The Woody Woodpecker Other Universal Kids Rides At the area of the park with two sub-areas that are a outdoor Sesame Street sub-area and a indoor Peanuts/Snoopy themed sub-area called Snoopy Studios. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA. Sponsored by: General Mills

Current Attractions

  • Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster - a Vekoma junior-sized roller coaster hosted by Woody Woodpecker. Theme: Woody Woodpecker Map Info: It’s the nuttiest ride you’ve ever seen! Woody definitely proved he’s got a few screws loose when he designed Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster, a kid-sized roller coaster that’s still fun for all ages! Height restriction: 36" Opening date: July 12, 1998 Operates from: Late March to Late December Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • NOVA Experience (!)- A indoor interactive attraction based on the PBS series NOVA. Due to some sensitive topics, Parental Discretion is advised. Theme: NOVA Map info: TBA. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Peg+Cat's Great Learning Adventure - An 4D show based on the 2013 PBS Kids show. Opening Date:January 26, 2014.
  • The Wiggles Playworld - Map Info: Enjoy the fun-filled playground hosted by The Wiggles. Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • PBS Kids: The Big Race - A 4D motion simulator based on PBS Kids that is similar to The Funtastic World of Hanna Barbara and Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast. Map Info: TBA. Opening Date: September 14, 2018. Attraction Type: 4D motion simulator Themed: PBS Kids. Height Restriction: 40" Sponsored by: Chuck E Cheese. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Jim Henson's Pajanimals Bedroom Adventure - an indoor play area based on Jim Henson's Pajanimals Map Info: Come and play around the Pajanimals' bedroom. Opening date: November 2, 2008
  • Liberty's Kids Live - an animatronic/film show based on the 2002 show Liberty's Kids. Opening date: September 12, 2003 Map Info: Learn about the history of America with animatronics and a motion picture!
  • Cyberchase 4D - A 4D show based on the 2002 show Cyberchase Opening date: July 12, 2008
  • Fetch! With RuffRuff Man Mobile Adventure - A interactive attraction based on Fetch! With RuffRuff Man Theme: Fetch! With RuffRuff Man. Opening Date: May 29, 2006
  • Thomas and Friends The Ride - A train ride based on Thomas and Friends. Theme: Thomas and Friends Opening Date: June 17, 1997  
  • Sodor's Steamworks Water Blast - A river rapids ride set in the Sodor Steam-works. Theme: Thomas and Friends Opening Date:  April 17, 2014. Height restriction: 38" Operates from: Late March to Early November   
  • Ryan's Big Coaster - A family launched coaster starring Ryan from Sodor's Legend of The Lost Treasure. Theme: Thomas and Friends Opening Date:  November 24, 2015. Height restriction: 46" Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • PBS Center - an indoor interactive attraction dedicated to PBS television programs such as Nature, Hometime, MotorWeek, POV, etc. Theme: PBS TV shows Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • The Chica Show Map Info: Learn along and sing along with your favorite bird Chica. Opening date: November 24, 2012
  • Hello Kitty and Friends Ferris Wheel -A fairs wehlel ride Map Info: Hop on Hello Kitty's ferris wheel for a musical, magical ride. Opening date: March 6, 2010.
  • The Adventures of Curious George - A water area based on Curious George. Theme: Curious George. Map Info: Follow the footsteps of your favorite mischievous monkey to take a fun splash. Opening date: March 6, 2007. Operates from: Late March to Early November 
  • A Day in the Park with Barney - TBA Theme: Barney the Dinosaur. Map Info: Join Barney and his friends on this sing-along and clap-along show. Opening Date:June 17, 1997.
  • Purple Streak - A Zamperla kiddie coaster. Theme: Barney & Friends. Height restriction: 36-60". Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Baby Bop's Tea Party - A indoor spinning teacup ride. Theme: Barney Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • BJ's Awesome Coaster - A wooden coaster Theme: Barney and Friends Opening Date:June 17, 1997.Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues - a half-hour storytelling live stage show based on PBS 1996 animated television series of the same name which contains three old stories. It is sponsored by Chick-Fil-A. Map Info: TBA Opening date: June 10, 1998.

Current Stores

  • Universal KidZone Store - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • The Barney Shop - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Cyberchase Shop - TBA Opening date: July 12, 2008
  • Nature Cat Shop - A store sells Nature Cat -exclusive merchandise."' Theme: Nature Cat Opening date: May 2, 2018.
  • Thomas' Railway - TBA Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • Arthur's Book Store- A book store themed to Arthur. Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • Bob the Builder's Construction Zone - TBA Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • PBS Kids Store - A store themed around PBS Kids shows Opening Date: June 17, 1997

Current Restaurants

  • Universal Studios KidZone Wonderland Pizza Company  - A casual outdoor pizza restaurant themed to Woody Woodpecker Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • PBS Kids Cafe - A Cafe like restaurant that features character PBS dining.Opening Date: June 17, 1997

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Woody Woodpecker
  • Winnie Woodpecker
  • Curious George
  • The Man With the Yellow Hat
  • Barney, BJ, Baby Bop, Riff
  • Arthur, Dw, Buster, Francine, Muffy
  • Motherboard, Dr. Marbles, Digit, Matt, Jackie, Inez, Buzz, Delete and the Hacker
  • Thomas the Tank Engine, Percy
  • Caillou, Rosie
  • Bob the Builder (1998 and 2015)
  • Sarah, James and Henri
  • Peg, Cat
  • Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal
  • Splash, Bubbles
  • Jet
  • Ruff Ruffman

Snoopy Studios

A a indoor Peanuts/Snoopy themed sub-area Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Map info: TBA. Sponsored by: General Mills

Current Attractions

  • Snoopy's Great Race - A Vekoma Family Coaster similar to the one in Japan Map info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Height restriction: 36" Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Charlie Brown's Sluggers - A kids themed swing themed to Charlie Brown Theme: Charlie Brown from Peanuts Map info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997  Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • The Flying Snoopy - A Dumbo-like ride themed to Snoopy Map info: TBA Theme: Snoopy from Peanuts Opening Date:June 17, 1997  Height restriction: 43" Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Lucy's Swan Boats - A swan boat ride Map info: TBA Theme: Lucy from Peanuts Opening Date: June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Sally's Ballpit - A ballpit Theme: Sally from Peanuts Opening Date: July 5th, 2017 Universal Express Pass Available?: No
  • The Woodstock Express - A family wooden coaster Map info: TBA Opening Date: June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Snoopy's Moon Bounce - a mini dumbo style attraction Map info: TBA Opening Date: June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • The Kite Eating Tree - a child-sized drop tower attraction Map info: TBA Height restriction: 36”-52". Universal Express available?: Yes.

Shops

  • Snoopy Emporium - A Peanuts themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Resturants

  • Joe Cool Café - A quick service restaurant Opening Date: June 17, 1997
  • Blacklot Café - TBA Opening Date: June 17, 1997

Snacks & Drinks

  • TCBY Yogurt - A yogurt stand Opening Date: June 17, 1997 

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Charlie Brown
  • Snoopy
  • Lucy Van Pelt
  • Linus

123 Sesame Street

The second and final sub-area Universal KidZone Wonderland area themed affter Sesame Street Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Current Attractions

  • Sesame Street 4-D Movie Magic - A 4-D show themed to Sesame Street Map Info: TBA Opening Date: May 18, 2004 Sponsored by: Burger King Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Sesame Street: The Great Spaghetti Space Chase ! - A dark ride based on Sesame Street Map Info: When the very presence of Spaghetti is threatened by Macaroni the Merciless, you and your Sesame Street friends go on a space expedition to stop Macaroni's plans. 4 minutes. Opening date: October 5, 2014 Sponsored by: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes 
  • Super Grover's Vapor Trail - A Vekoma Inverted Family Coaster. Map Info: Well, find a way quick because you're stepping onto an action-packed steel roller coaster! Looking for the perfect first coaster experience for your child? This adventure takes riders on a one-of-a-kind twisting, turning mission to the outer limits of the solar system. Or at least, it sure seems that way. Height Restriction: 44 - 73 Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Operates from: Late March to Early December  
  • Cookie Monster's Cookie Jar Spin - a child-sized teacup ride. Map Info: TBA. Theme: TBA. Height restriction: 34"-48". Universal Express available?: Yes.Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes  
  • Cookie Monster's High C Adventure - A Preston & Barbieri Splash Battle water ride Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Early November
  • Big Bird's Balloon Race - a flying spinner ride Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Oscar the Grouch's Whirly Worms - A spinning ride ride Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Sesame Island - A kids playground. Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Snuffleupagus Express - A train ride themed around Snuffy. Theme: Sesame Street. Height restriction:35". Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Elmo's Bubble Bubble - A splash ride themed around Elmo Theme: Sesame Street Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Early November
  • Count's Splash Castle - Water Area themed to The Count Theme: Sesame Street Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Early November
  • Oscar's Wacky Taxi - A MACK Rides family launched roller coaster simaler to Slinky Dog Dash at Disney's Hollywood Studios Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 29, 2018 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Elmo's Blastoff - a child-sized drop tower attraction Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Early December
  • Elmo's Roller Skater - A Vekoma roller Skater kiddie coaster themed around Sesame Street's Elmo Map Info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December Height Restriction: 43
  • Elmo's Go-Go Skateboard - A Skateboard styled ride Map Info: Hop on a skateboard with Elmo for an exhilarating ride down the slope! The unpredictable, dynamic motion on a giant skateboard will make both kids and adults scream with excitement! same ride as in USJ.Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Bert and Ernie's Loch Ness Adventure - A indoor kids boat ride Opening Date: March 3rd, 2004 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes
  • Sunny Days Celebration - A live show Opening Date: March 3rd, 2005 Universal Express Available?: No
  • Prince Elmo's Carousel - A carousel themed to Elmo Theme: Elmo from Sesame Street Opening Date: March 3rd, 2010 Universal Express Pass Available?: Yes 

Current Stores

  • Abby's Treasures - A Sesame Street themed store Opening Date: March 3rd, 2010 
  • Hooper's Store - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • 123 Sesame Store - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Sesame Corner - Sesame Street goods. Map info: Themed after the famous Sesame Street, the characters from the hit TV-series have their own mercantile stand. Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Big Bird's Emporium - A store at the exit of Sesame Street: The Great Spaghetti Space Chase ! Opening date: October 5, 2014

Restaurants

  • 123 Sesame Cafe - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Elmo's Eatery - a Pizza Restaurant Opening Date:June 17, 1997
  • Cookie Monster's Café - A quick service restaurant Opening Date:June 17, 1997

Meet and Greet Characters

  • Big Bird, Elmo, Grover, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch, Baby Bear, Count Von Count, Abby Cadabby, Rosita, Zoe, Murray Monster, Telly Monster 

Former Lands

Western Town

a Westren themed area based of themed to the town of American west.Theme: The Ameican West.  Opening Date: June 17, 1997 Closing date: November 12, 2007. Replaced by: Springfield USA

Attractions

  • The Wild, Wild, West Stunt Show (ST) - was a live-action theatrical presentation featuring dangerous-appearing stunts in a scripted presentation along with various mechanical and pyrotechnic special effects. You can still experience this on the Tram Tour! Map info: TBA Opening Date: June 17, 1997 Closing date: November 12, 2007. Replaced by: The Simpsons Ride 
  • Runaway Mine Train - A Arrow Dynamics mine train coaster Map info: TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997.  Closing date: November 12, 2007. Replaced by: Krusty's Mine Train Coaster Triva: During the springfeld construction the ride was re-named from Runaway Mine Train to Krusty's Mine Train Coaster Universal Express available?: Yes Height restriction: 48." 

Shops

  • General Store - TBA Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Closing date: November 12, 2007. Replaced by: Kwik-E-Mart

Resturants

  • The Western Saloon - A restaurant themed to a Westren saloon Opening Date:June 17, 1997. Closing date: November 12, 2007. Replaced by: Krusty Burger

The Happy Land of Hanna-Barbara

An Arera Themeed to Hanna Barbara Cartoon's of the same name. Theme: Hanna Barbara Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013.Replaced By: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Attractions

  • The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera - a 3D Motion Simlator Themed To Hanna Barbra. Theme:Hanna-Barbera cartoons Map Info: Travel though the world of your favorite Hanna-Barbera cartoon stars. Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013 Replaced by: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey Universal Express available?: Yes.
  • The Jetsons Space Coaster - a vekoma family coaster based on The Jetsons Map Info: TBA Universal Express available?: Yes Operates from: Late March to Late December Height restriction: 44" Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013 Replaced By: Flight of the Hippogriff Triva: This Ride Was was re-named Flight of the Hippogriff for the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • The Flintstones' Bedrock PlayWorld - An indoor playground area themed to The Flinstones Theme: The Flinstones Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Owls' Cave Operates from: Late March to Late December
  • Pussycat Carasoul  – a carousel Themed To Josie and The Pussycats Map info: TPA Theme: Josie and The Pussycats Universal Express available?: Yes Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Mythicarousel Triva: This Ride Was was re-named Flight of the Mythicarousel for the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Scooby and Shaggy Racer - A Custom Coasters International racing dueling wooden roller coaster that is similar to Stampida at PortAventura in Spain and based on Scobby Doo Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Dragon Challenge Triva: This Ride was given the RMC Iron Horse Treatment and reopened as Mighty Tiger. It has red/blue steel track and white supports. Operates from: Late March to Late December Height restriction: 48"

Shops

  • Bedrock Mall - A Flinstones themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by:Owl Post
  • Scooby Store - A Scooby Doo themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Ollivanders
  • Hanna-Barbara Stores - a Hanna-Barbara themed store Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Filch's Emporium of Confiscated Goods

Resturants

  • Jellystone Park Diner - A Yogi Bear themed restaurant Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by:Three Broomsticks
  • Hanna-Barbara Cafe - A Hanna-Barbara themed restaurant Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Dragon Grill
  • Scobby Doo's Kitchen - a Scobby Doo themed themed restaurant Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: The Leaky Cauldron

Snacks and Drinks

  • Hanna-Barbara ICE TOON'S -  a small ice-cream stand Opening Date:June 17, 1997 Closed: September 7, 2013. Replaced by: Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Parlour

Meet and Greet Characters

  • All Hanna Barabra Chacter's such as Yogi Bear, Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, George Jetson, Scooby-Doo, and Shaggy .(1997-2013)

Events

  • A Celebration of Harry Potter - a Harry Potter-themed fan event occurs three day weekend of January.
  • Mardi Gras - a parade which takes place in February- April The date will change depending on the year.
  • Rock of Glory - a concert festival featuring various christian rock idols performing with famous christian songs.
  • June Concert Week - a summer concert festival showcasing today's hottest music artists performing songs in different genres, like rock, pop, country, hip-hop, R&B, jazz, etc. Occurring whole month of June.
  • Universal Studios Manhattan's Halloween Spooktakular Weeekends - A Halloween event which consists of trick-or-treating spots and activities which are designed for all-ages. Occurs at daytime from September 25 to November 3. Sponsored by: Hershey's. Event opening hours: 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM. Event beginning: September 25, 2002.
  • Fire Prevention Week at Universal Studios - a fire safety-related event with a collaboration of Universal Studios and NFPA. It occurs October 5-11.
  • Universal Studios Manhattan's Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood of Horror - Universal Studios remains operational during the day and transitions to Halloween Horror Nights at night. The event features haunted houses, "scare zones", and live entertainments; many of which utilize Universal's characters and other licenses. The event is not recommended for children under 13 years old because it contains themes of terror and violence, as well as strong language. September 15 to November 4. Event opening hours: 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM. Event beginning: September 15, 2002. Trivia: Monday Wensday- Friday
  • Universal's Christmas Celebration - A series of holiday themed attractions throughout the park.and occurs from November 16 - January 8.
    • Macy's Holiday Parade - A temporary replacement for Universal Stars on Parade. The parade brings replicas of floats and balloons and the park's characters show up to interact with their fans. The parade starts off with The Grinch, before ending with Santa Claus.

Misc.

Universal Studios Manhattan: 10th Anniversary Celebration (2007-09) 

Sponsored by: Genreal Electric.

  • 10th Anniversary Celebration Parade - a 10th anniversary parade
  • A new simpsons area called Springfeld USA area is Opening

Universal Studios Manhattan: 15 Years Of Hollywood (2012-14)

  • 15 Years of Liberty Parade - a 15th anniversary parade
  • Hollywood Lights - a debut of nighttime parade

Universal Studios Manhattan: The Fun for 20 Years (2016-18) 

  • A Street Party at California
  • The costumes for Liberty's Kids Live! was updated
  • 20 Years Parade - a 20th anniversary parade

Traveled in the Year of 2015: A Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Celebration 

An event was celebrated the 30th anniversary of Universal's Back to the Future franchise.

The Furious 7 Fan Experience 

This event was held during the premiere of Furious 7 on early April to May 2015.

Parades

  • Universal's Super Star Parade New York - an annual parade with your favourite characters from movies, TV shows and video games.Sponsored by: Chick-Fil-A
  • The Macy's Chrismas ParadeA temporary replacement for Universal Stars on Parade. The parade brings replicas of floats and balloons and the park's characters show up to interact with their fans. The parade starts off with The Grinch, before ending with Santa Claus.
  • 'Universal NeonLights Parade' - a parade that is siamler to Disney's Main Street Electrical Parade and Paint the Night

Movies Made at Universal Studios Manhattan

  • TBA

USW Park Hours 

Regular Hours 

  • Sunday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Hours 

  • HHN Before 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Note: The park closes early due to preaping for Halloween Horror Nights
  • HHN Night's 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Thanksgiving - 8:00 AM- 11:00 PM
  • Christmas 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • New Years Eve 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • New Years Day 12:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Incidents and Controversies

  • On March 15, 1998, a glitch causes Back to The Future: The Ride to shut down, stranding over 30 riders before being evacuated 2 hours later, no one get hurt.
  • November 5th 2001: A fight broke out between a bunch of mothers broke out a fight due to who's gonna be in line first on E.T. Adventure but later got arrested.
  • On February 7, 2002, while the ride E.T. Adventure dark ride was experienced with technical issue, a 66-year-old man from UK was suffered some serious brain tumor then died in the ride. 
  • On April 6 2002, a chimpanzee attacked the show host on stage at the Animal Actors and been taken to the hospital. 
  • On August 16 2002, a woman actress who played TBA in the Woody Woodpecker's Nightastic! accidentally fell down from the stage where dove off the stage, landing on the steps. She was knocked unconscious and received minor injuries. 
  • March 8th 2003: A problem between 2 costume characters Spongebob SquarePants and Beetlejuice the portrayer of SpongeBob SquarePants was a African American. And Beetlejuice was cussing about him in front of the Macy's Parade Experience. But later got arrested. 
  • On March 12, 2004 a 5-year-old boy was seriously injured after exiting a ride car at Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster
  • September 23rd 2004: A employee dressed as Grover (Sesame Street) fell off the Sesame Street-themed float during Universal's Hollywood Adevntrues Parade got crushed over the Spongebob themed float and got to the nearest hospital quickly
  • On August 10th, 2005 a small electrical fire on the show logo broken out during Woody Woodpecker's Nightastic!. The fire was quickly extinguished and no one was hurt due to the incident. The show resumed performances the next night
  • On September, 12, 2006. a 44-year old man was found unconscious after a ride The Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The death was caused by an undiagnosed heart condition the ride re-opend 2 days later.
  • On July 4th, 2008 falling embers from the 4th of July fireworks landed on the artificial grass exterior of Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster, causing a fire near the bridge that the coaster travels on just before entering the exit This caused the ride and the area around it to be evacuated. The 4th of July fireworks was removed from all areas of New York but then next year The 4th of July fireworks was brouht back but the fireworks had to be in near areas much safer.
  • July 1st 2009: A boat on JAWS: The Ride and sank during ride intermission everyone was rescued. the ride was later closed for 2 months of re-tracking.
  • On May 2, 2010, an employee was struck in the head by the New York Flyer coaster while supposedly trying to uncover a camera specifically placed to monitor a portion of the coaster's track.The victim suffered multiple head injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital
  • On September 12, 2010 18-year-old man lost consciousness while riding Jurassic Park River Adventure. He was given CPR on the ride's loading platform and was later pronounced dead at the hospital. autopsy by the Orange County's office concluded that the victim died of seizures and that the death was considered natural and The death was not believed to be related to the ride and the ride reopened a day later.
  • On May 13, 2011, a small fire went off inside Jurassic Park: River Adventure. When confirmed, the park evacuated guests from the ride, and the Jurassic Park area, while the New York Fire Department put it out. Nobody was killed in the fire, though some passengers nearby the area where the fire went off, got minor skin injuries. The ride was closed for two months, before reopening in July of that same year.
  • On September 13th, 2012 a 62-year-old woman on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man with pre-existing conditions collapsed after exiting. She later died due to the incident the ride was The death was not believed to be related to the ride
  • On March 11, 2014, a mechanism malfunctioned inside Despicable Me Minion Mayhem This caused vegetable oil to be sprayed over the guests on board at the time. Nobody in the room was killed, however, they were given a change of clothing and access to shower in an employees only decontamination zone of the park. the mechanism has since been removed. .
  • On June 29, 2014, a 17-year-old girl's shoulder collar came loose during Megalodon she was no hurt. The park shut down the ride but reopened it fifteen minutes later, and stated the collar was added for guest comfort instead of safety
  • On March 24, 2015, a technical glitch caused the Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN VS CLYLON to stop, stranding twelve riders for two and a half hours. No injuries were reported.

Trivia

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Each Lands' Canon Story 

  • Note:These are not the stories of how each land was built. They are the fictional stories told to guests to immerse them into each land. Each story is canon to whichever franchise/franchises the land is based off of

Hollywood/Production Central

Companies such as Cyberdyne are allowed to build facilities for their companies on Universal Property, due to not being able to find any other location for a reasonable price. Cyberdyne needs to find a way to advertise their new SkyNet product and decides to hold a presentation at the park showing off the new product (setting up the plot for T2 3-D).

New York

Guests are transported to America where they travel to New York City to see some movies being filmed. On the way, guests meet some of the world's greatest heroes and become part of the most awesome adventures.

San Francisco/Hill Valley

Doc Brown decides to build his brand new Institute of Future Technology in place of the Courthouse in Hill Valley, where guests are. Doc invites them to the institute to test his new time machine (setting up the plot for Back to the Future: The Ride).

The Wacky World of SuperMarioLogan

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Muggles are now allowed to visit the wizarding world for a chance to become a wizard. Muggles can only become a wizard by proving themselves worthy. To prove themselves worthy muggles must go on dangerous "adventures" with Harry Potter and his friends (these "adventures" are the many rides like Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Harry Potter and Flight of the Hippogriff). If they consider themselves "brave adventurers" they can go to Ollivanders to buy a wand.

Amity

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Jurassic Park

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Springfield USA

After Homer Simpson threw a flame thrower, reasons unknown, onto a humorously flammable wooden coaster, Krustlyland caught fire and was destroyed. Krusty decided to build another Krustyland as far away from the Simpsons as possible. His new Krustyland in New York was totally Simpson-free until Krusty made the dumb choice to invite everyone in Springfield to the grand opening of New Krustyland (setting the plot for The Simpsons Ride).

Hershey's Chocolate World

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Universal KidZone Wonderland/Snoopy Studios

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Each Lands' Design 

  • Note: These describe the looks of each land in the four parks.

Hollywood/Production Central 

Hollywood/Production Central is a long street with attraction buildings on the sidewalks. The buildings are designed to look similar to production soundstages you would find at various movie studios throughout Hollywood.

New York 

New York is designed to look like the middle of Times Square in New York City

San Francisco/Hill Valley

This area is a recreation of the 2015 version of Courthouse Square from Back the the Future, mixed with a San Francisco style area

The Wacky World of SuperMarioLogan

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

A recreation of Hogsmeade from the Harry Potter movies. Unlike the versions in the other Universal Parks, the layout is nearly exact to the films and there is not snow on the rooftops. Also, there is a logn bridge connecting the area to Hogwarts.

Jurassic Park

Bigger and expanded replica of Jurassic Park from the movie of the same name.

Springfield USA

Springfield USA is a colorful area identical to the Krustyland park and is themed to the town of the same name seen in the ride film of The Simpsons Ride. The area is filled with cheesy gags mocking theme park tropes, and multiple theme park operators(Disney, Six Flags, Seaworld, and even Universal themselves).

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Gallery

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