Universal Studios has lots of new and exciting things happening at the park right now! Let’s review all the upcoming features:
New Fast & Furious Roller Coaster
Just recently, Universal Studios Hollywood announces construction will soon begin on its new roller coaster, themed to Universal Pictures’ blockbuster saga, Fast & Furious as the world-class entertainment destination continues to elevate the guest experience. Renowned for creating groundbreaking and imaginative rides and attractions inspired by today’s most compelling movie, television and digital game experiences, Universal Studios Hollywood will bring innovative and technological achievements never previously employed to this all-new thrill ride.
Equipped with a state-of-the-art ride system uniquely created to engulf guests within the dynamic Fast & Furious universe, this all-new roller coaster will benefit from Universal Destinations & Experiences’ decades-long expertise in revolutionizing the development of the contemporary roller coaster across its global theme park destinations.
Toad A New Walk-About Character is Now in Super Nintendo World
Toad, a resident of the Mushroom Kingdom who works in service of Princess Peach, will now be on hand to meet and interact with guests visiting from around the world.
Since opening in early 2023, SUPER NINTENDO WORLD has been incredibly well received, resonating with theme park guests and Nintendo fans across every generation. From the moment guests pass through the signature giant green pipe and are transported into the Mushroom Kingdom to become a part of this exhilarating universe, the energy and excitement is transformative, filled with exploration, discovery and play unlike anything they’ve ever experienced.
SUPER NINTENDO WORLD is an all-new visually spectacular land, located within an expanded area of Universal Studios Hollywood. Within the vibrancy of colors and architectural ingenuity sits the groundbreaking “Mario Kart™: Bowser’s Challenge” ride, as well as many interactive activities to engage the entire family within the captivating Mushroom Kingdom.
Along with themed dining at Toadstool Cafe™ and shopping at the 1-UP Factory™ retail store, SUPER NINTENDO WORLD is an inspiring, game-changing addition to the world-famous theme park.
Toothsome Now Open
The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood is Now Open. This Innovative Restaurant is fueled by a fantastical imagination of victorian steampunk. The restaurant serves an extensive menu of brunch, lunch and dinner items along with sumptuous milkshakes, desserts and delectable confectionary treats, and is hosted by character ambassadors and world travelers Penelope and Jacques, to deliver an entirely new take on culinary inspirations for the entire family.
Its interior is adorned with a collection from Penelope’s archives of chocolate research and various steampunk gadgetry and inventions complete with L.A.-based artisans’ paintings of steampunk airships journeying through the sky atop the interior dome. The dynamic exterior façade features a giant clockwork marquee and towering 97-foot smokestacks.
Within the eclectic space, guests can enjoy a full-service restaurant, a Dessert Foundry for grab-n-go over-the-top milkshakes and a Candy Smith counter to experience a cornucopia of sweet treats, including 30 different flavors of macarons, truffles and an expansive offering of deliciousness, along with unique apparel and themed collectibles.
Reservations can be made by visiting the website, and valet parking validation is available for diners.
Halloween Horror Nights
Summon your scream squad for legendary scares at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights^ with 8 terrifying haunted houses, the Terror Tram, scare zones and live entertainment. Select nights, Sept. 7 – Oct. 31, 2023. There are 8 Terrifying Haunted Houses Coming This Year.
Purchase Tickets To Halloween Horror nights here. There are several options to choose from and they can all be purchased HERE.
- General Admission
- Universal Express
- Universal Express Unlimited
- After 2 PM Day/Night
- After 2 PM Day/Night Universal Express
- Halloween Horror Nights Early Access Ticket
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Descend into the Paris Catacombs, where you and your squad will face a new horde of monsters: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Phantom of the Opera, the Hunchback of Notre Dame and the Invisible Man.
Arrive Ready With The App
Download The Official Universal Studios Hollywood App for free before you arrive. Plus, it’s easy to stay connected while you’re here with free WiFi throughout the park and Universal CityWalk.
- View digital menus from select restaurants
- Purchase tickets
- Check wait times, show times and interactive maps