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Universal Studios FloridaTM
Universal Studios FloridaTM

If you are a lover of movies, fun, character interaction and thrill rides, then Universal Studios is about to become your favourite place on Earth!

With the stars, scenes and sets of TV and films literally jumping out at you around every corner, you would be forgiven for thinking you had wandered in to the big screen. Whether you are a Barney obsessed pre-schooler or an adult who dreams of riding the Hogwarts Express, Universal Studios will have you covered


Attractions & Rides
Special Events and Tours

Universal Studios FloridaTM Attractions & Rides

  • Curious George Goes to Town Play Area
  • Despicable Me : Minion Mayhem
  • Diagon Alley
  • E.T Adventures
  • Fievel’s Playground Play Area
  • Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts
  • Hogwarts Express at Kings Cross Station
  • Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
  • Kang and Kodo’s Twirl and Hurl
  • Men In Black Alien Attack
  • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Revenge of the Mummy
  • Shrek 4-D
  • The Simpson’s Ride
  • Transformers : The Ride 3-D
  • Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster

Universal Studios FloridaTM Entertainment


  • Agnes
  • Barney
  • Beetlejuice
  • Baby Jaguar
  • Bart Simpson
  • Betty Boop
  • Boots
  • Bumblebee
  • Curious George
  • Daphne
  • Diego
  • Doc Brown
  • Donkey
  • Dora the Explorer
  • Edith
  • Princess Fiona
  • Fred
  • Gru
  • Hello Kitty
  • Homer Simpson
  • Krusty The Clown
  • Lisa Simpson
  • Lucy Ricardo
  • Marge Simpson
  • Margo
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Megatron
  • Men in Black
  • Minions
  • Mummy Guards
  • Ollivander
  • Optimus Prime
  • Patrick the Starfish
  • Scooby Doo
  • Shaggy
  • Shrek
  • Sideshow Bob
  • Spongebob Squarepants
  • Squidward
  • Vector
  • Velma
  • Winnie Woodpecker
  • Woody Woodpecker


  • Animal Actors on Location
  • Beat Builders
  • Blues Brothers Show
  • Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees
  • A Day in the Park With Barney and Friendship
  • Fear Factor Live
  • Flying Fish Market
  • Ollivanders
  • The Tales of Beedle The Bard
  • Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show
  • Universal’s Superstar Parade

Universal Studios FloridaTM Dining

Table Service:

  • Finnegan’s Bar and Grill – Irish American Pub serving authentic Irish grub and showcasing live music.
  • Lombard’s Seafood Grille – This waterfront eatery specialises in seafood but has a vast array of burger, sandwiches and salads too, so there is something for everyone.

Quick Service:

  • Beverly Hills Boulangerie
  • Bone Chillin’
  • Cafe La Bamba
  • Chez Alcatraz
  • Fast Food Boulevard
  • Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlour
  • Guido’s Gelato and Italian Ice
  • Kid Zone Pizza Company
  • Leaky Cauldron
  • Louie’s Italian Restaurant
  • Mel’s Drive In
  • Richter’s Burger Co.
  • San Francisco Candy Factory
  • Schwab’s Pharmacy
  • Starbucks Coffee Universal Studios Florida
  • Studio Sweets
  • Universal Studios Classic Monsters Cafe

Food Stands and Bars:

  • 5th Ave Food and Drink
  • Auntie Anne’s Pretzels
  • Barnyard Hot Dogs
  • Ben and Jerry’s
  • Bumblebee Man’s Tacos
  • Carmen’s Veranda
  • Duff Brewery
  • Eternelle’s Elixir of Refreshment
  • Expo Eats
  • Fountain of Fair Fortune
  • Front Gate Popcorn
  • Giovannasi’s Fruit Exchange
  • Graveyard Snacks
  • Hollywood Ice Cold Beer
  • Hollywood or Bust Dippin’ Dots
  • Kid Zone Snacks
  • Lagoon Lemonade
  • Lard Lad Donuts
  • Lemon Slush and Fruit
  • London Taxi Hut
  • Men In Black ICEE
  • Men In Black Coca Cola
  • Moe’s Tavern
  • Production Central Dippin’ Dots
  • Rockit Snacks
  • San Francisco Beer Company
  • San Francisco Dippin’ Dots
  • San Francisco Pastry Company
  • Silver Screen Snacks
  • Simpson’s Hot Dogs
  • Smoked Turkey Legs Truck
  • Super Silly Dippin’ Dots
  • The Hopping Pot
  • World Expo Ice Cold Drinks

Universal Studios FloridaTM Special Events and Tours

  • A Celebration of Harry Potter (January) – 3 day event with special panels and guests from the movies and lots of exclusive sessions and events which all take place between the two Wizarding Worlds in Universal and Islands of Adventure.
  • Mardi Gras (February – April) – Parades, music and food while experiencing an authentic New Orleans celebration.
  • Rock The Universe (September & October) – An event to support Youth Ministry, it is a 2 day event in which Christian rock stars take to the stage.
  • Halloween Horror Nights (September & October) – Universal Stuio’s annual Scarefest where monsters, ghosts and ghouls literally take to the streets of the theme park. Haunted Houses, scare zones and live shows are all part of this terrifying event.
  • Christmastime at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Festive décor across both parks, with special food and drinks only available over the festive period. Night time projection show on to the Hogwarts castle – The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts, is something truly not to be missed.
  • Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s – Wonderful floats, Santa Claus, a host of Universal’s best characters and the incredible finishing touches only Macy’s can bring.

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