Wondering what new attractions await you at Universal Orlando this year? Here are some of the highlights of the new rides, eats, and shows that you might be able to enjoy!
Universal Studios is the place to be for those who love feeling like they are part of their favorite movies.
From rides to food, there are a few new attractions popping up at Universal Orlando this year.
While I’ve never been there, I know that everyone who has just raves about it (if you are going to the West Coast, be sure to read our post about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in LA!)
My friends at Get Away Today have the inside scoop so you can plan your next Universal Studios Orlando vacation.
New Attractions at Universal Orlando – Hadgrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike
This new attraction at Universal Orlando can be found in Hogsmeade. For fans of Fantastic Beasts, this is where to find them!
Climb aboard Hagrid’s motorbike for a look at mythical creatures such as Thestrals, Unicorns and even Hagrid’s brother Grawp.
The ride will be a skillful combination of thrilling coaster fun and immersive storytelling through the Forbidden Forest.
And since Hagrid is known to encounter a mishap or two when engaging with magical creatures, you can expect the ride to reflect that.
There will be twists and turns, bumps and even reversal of the motorbike– all in a nod to Hagrid’s slightly haphazard experiences in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike ride will open June 13, 2019 in Universal Studios Orlando.
New Attractions at Universal Orlando – The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
Another attraction for Harry Potter fans is the Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle.
On select nights, guests in Universal’s Islands of Adventure can end the day with a beautiful light display on the school everyone wishes they could bribe their way into.
See the Sorting Hat lead a celebration of Hogwarts and its four houses with dazzling lights and pyrotechnics.
This show is about five minutes long and begins when it gets dark. Since there are multiple showings per night, it can be fairly straightforward to get an optimal viewing spot.
Try to position yourself to the left of the Hogwarts Castle, and expect that other guests will be in their spots at least an hour before the first shows begins.
New Attractions at Universal Orlando – Epic Cinema Under the Stars
This show is set to the score of a number of popular films, and will delight viewers with not just music, but lights and waterworks combined.
Scenes from films will be projected onto the water with larger than life depictions of Jurassic Park dinosaurs, mischievous minions and suped-up race cars.
Epic Cinema Under the Stars can be viewed at the Universal Studios Florida lagoon on select nights.
New Attractions at Universal Orlando – Fast & Furious Supercharged
The Fast & Furious headquarters can be found at Universal Orlando, allowing guests to feel like part of the action.
Before you even enjoy the ride, use the Universal Orlando Resort app to get started on the experience!
Through the app, you can answer trivia questions and receive messages from Fast & Furious crew members.
You’ll not only get to enjoy viewing cars from the franchise in the actual attraction, but while in line as well. See props and sets from the movies and go along for a ride on the streets like you’re a part of the Fast & Furious family.
You’ll love feeling like you’re really there in this supercharged behind-the-scenes experience.
New Attractions at Universal Orlando – Voodoo Doughnut
Rides are fun and all, but a lot of time the food on vacation is important, too! And you can’t go wrong with a stop at Voodoo Doughnut in Universal Orlando.
These doughnuts are famous for good reason! Located on Universal Boulevard, Voodoo Doughnuts features flavors such as vegan peanut butter and jelly, maple bar and fruit loop.
These doughnuts are best when eaten fresh, so plan to purchase on an empty stomach so you can gobble them right up.
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There are three different parks in Universal Orlando, and you can purchase tickets for one, two or all three with Get Away Today.
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