Universal Orlando Reveals Opening Date For DreamWorks Land Plus Summer Fun Plans

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This summer, Universal Orlando Resort will debut a collection of new, must-see experiences that offer exciting entertainment for the whole family from day to night, including the opening for DreamWorks Land.

DreamWorks Land will open to the public on June 14, 2024, and feature a new themed environment inspired by beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation’s “Shrek,” “Trolls,” and “Kung Fu Panda.”

Guests will be able to explore “Shrek’s Swamp,” enjoy the “Trollercoaster,” interact with Po in the Panda Village, encounter characters like Gabby from “Gabby’s Dollhouse,” and so much more.

Plus, guests will be transported into the worlds of some of their favorite characters in “DreamWorks Imagination Celebration,” a multi-sensory live show that will bring beloved DreamWorks stories to life like never before.

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“Hogwarts Always” will thrill Potter fans starting June 14th on select nights at “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade.”

This new projection show will take guests on a journey through iconic moments of a school year at Hogwarts, all set against the majestic backdrop of Hogwarts castle.

From supply shopping in Diagon Alley, and the exhilarating ride aboard the Hogwarts Express, to participating in the Sorting Ceremony, celebrating the House Cup winner and so much more, this visually stunning experience promises to captivate witches, wizards, and Muggles of all ages.

The show will also feature four different endings that celebrate each Hogwarts house and will culminate with a colorful pyrotechnic display. Fans should also listen for dialogue from beloved characters like Professor Dumbledore, Hagrid, the Sorting Hat, and more throughout the show.

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Also debuting June 14th, is “CineSational: A Symphonic Spectacular,” a new nighttime lagoon show.

The show will celebrate the emotional power of music by leveraging the iconic scores and scenes from blockbuster films that have inspired Universal Orlando’s past, present and future attractions – including Warner Bros. Pictures “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts” films, “Jurassic World,” “Jaws,” “Shrek,” “Ghostbusters,” “Trolls,” “Back to the Future,” Universal Monsters, “Transformers,” “How to Train Your Dragon,” “E.T.,” “Fast and Furious,” “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” Minions, “The Mummy,” and “King Kong.”

The lagoon show will also feature 228 fountains that reach heights up to 131 feet, incredible 4K projection mapping, and more than 600 drones.

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Then beginning July 3, some of the most beloved stories from Universal’s films will leap off the screen and land on the streets of Universal Studios Florida for “Universal Mega Movie Parade.”

It will be Universal Orlando’s biggest daytime parade to date and combine 13 brand new floats, nearly 100 performers – including dancers, skaters, stilt walkers, poi performers and more – and special effects to create a jaw-dropping experience where guests can relive classic film moments in a whole new way.

Guests will watch in awe as they see the massive 16-foot Stay Puft Marshmallow Man atop the “Ghostbusters” float, the colorful Caterbus and giant rainbows on the vibrant “Trolls” float, a live marching drum line perform the iconic movie score of “Jaws” alongside a float themed to the film, and – for the epic finale – a Gyrosphere, Raptors and the fierce Tyrannosaurus rex aboard the “Jurassic World” float – and so much more.

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For more information on Universal Orlando’s summer of fun 2024, including the latest ticket offers, visit UniversalOrlando.com.

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