In 2025, Universal Orlando Resort is set to redefine the theme park experience with the highly anticipated launch of Universal Epic Universe, its most ambitious theme park to date. This groundbreaking addition promises an unparalleled level of immersion and innovation, boasting over 50 attractions, entertainment options, dining experiences, and shopping opportunities, creating an extraordinary adventure that is truly epic. Universal Orlando aims to elevate the resort into a weeklong vacation destination, offering an array of compelling experiences.
The focal point of Universal Epic Universe is Celestial Park, a captivating world that restores the essence of a traditional park within the theme park. Spanning acres of rolling gardens, waterways, and pathways, Celestial Park provides a haven for guests to embark on a journey filled with discovery, thrills, and excitement. Inspired by astronomical and mythological elements, the park features lush living gardens nestled along shimmering waters, surrounded by stunning architecture. Visitors can relax amidst the picturesque scenery, engage in an exhilarating roller coaster adventure on a shooting comet, savor delectable cuisine, shop for exclusive merchandise, and more.
Celestial Park serves as the gateway to four additional extraordinary worlds within Epic Universe, accessible through majestic portals:
- The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Ministry of Magic: A new land that blends 1920s wizarding Paris with the iconic British Ministry of Magic, offering a unique perspective on the wizarding world.
- SUPER NINTENDO WORLD: Guests enter iconic green pipes to step into the worlds of beloved characters like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Donkey Kong, providing a fresh and interactive gaming experience.
- How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk: A colorful world filled with Viking adventures, allowing guests to soar with dragons based on the popular How to Train Your Dragon film franchise.
- Dark Universe: A mysterious realm featuring Dr. Victoria Frankenstein’s experiments and a shadowy landscape where monsters roam, immersing guests in a world of myth and mystery.
Celestial Park also hosts a variety of attractions and experiences, including the thrilling Starfall Racers coaster, the grand Constellation Carousel, and the interactive wet-play area Astronomica. Dining options range from the full-service Atlantic restaurant to the pan-Asian flavors of The Blue Dragon. The park also features detailed retail locations such as the Nintendo Super Star Store and Moonship Chocolates & Celestial Sweets.
Entertainment at Celestial Park includes fountain shows across seven acres of water, featuring fountains that sway, dance, and reach impressive heights, accompanied by music and interactive lighting. At the end of Celestial Park, guests can find the Universal Helios Grand Hotel, offering 500 rooms, unique views, and a dedicated entrance into the theme park.
Notably, Universal Epic Universe incorporates energy efficiency and sustainable construction practices, further solidifying its commitment to theme park innovation and environmental responsibility.