7 Exciting Things Coming To Universal Theme Parks In 2023 & Beyond

Super Nintendo World is coming to Hollywood.

Universal Studios Japan Super Nintendo World

The excitement never ends at Universal's parks and resorts. With multiple parks in different continents, there's so many different experiences where you can ride the movies.

With the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Super Nintendo World and Jurassic World; visitors to Universal parks can become immersed in their favourite franchises. In Orlando we get to step into Diagon Alley and find ourselves in Gringotts. At Hollywood you can get a little too close for comfort to an Indominus rex. In Japan we can race in a bigger than life Mario Kart game and go on an adventure with Yoshi.

The parks are always growing and changing with new attractions being added all the time such as the thrilling VelociCoaster in Orlando and The Secret Life of Pets in Hollywood.

The next three years are going to be an exciting time for guests at Universal's theme parks. Mario is jumping over to Hollywood, an expansion is coming to Universal Studios Japan and a whole new theme park will be making an "epic" debut Orlando.

Let's take a look at 7 very exciting things that are coming to Universal's theme parks across the world...

7. Universal Holidays - Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios Japan Super Nintendo World
Universal Orlando Resort

October means one thing at Universal Orlando Resort, Halloween Horror Nights. The world's premier Halloween event is currently in full swing and is due to come to an end on Halloween evening.

Once the pumpkins come down the tinsel comes up at Universal in Orlando. Starting from 12th November, both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure are transformed into a Christmas wonderland.

Holidays at Universal Orlando takes place across the whole resort with Grinchmas in Seuss Landing, the parade in Universal Studios and all the Wizarding World Christmas fun in both parks.

Universal Orlando Grinchmas
Universal Orlando Resort

Grinchmas sees Seuss Landing taken over by the Whos of Whoville and of course the mean ole Grinch. With a stage show, meet & greet and even the Who's carolling in the streets; Grinchmas will leave you filled with Holiday spirit.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter gets a festive make over. The areas in both parks become adorned with decorations, lights and music. The Frog Choir in Hogsmeade add festive songs to their repertoire and Celestine Warbeck performs Christmas themed concerts in Diagon Alley.

Universal Orlando Resort Holiday Parade
Universal Orlando Resort

Each evening at Hogwarts Castle there is a nightly show featuring projections, music and fireworks called Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts. It's a once of the best night time shows that you can catch at the resort and will give you all the festive feels.

The jewel in Universal Orlando's holiday crown is the Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s. The parade features floats designed by the same company which create those used in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. The whole parade features some of your favourite animated characters including Shrek, the Minions and the penguins of Madagascar.

Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort is a completely free event for those who have park tickets. Meaning that there are no up-charges to enjoy all the Christmas fun. The event begins 12th November and lasts until 1st January.

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