Universal’s Epic Universe

Author:Mark Plante |  Published: December 5, 2023

Emerging from the imagination of Universal Studios, Epic Universe is poised to be an unparalleled theme park experience, transporting guests to captivating lands brimming with beloved characters, thrilling attractions, and delectable dining options. Set to open in summer 2025, Epic Universe will be the largest Universal park in the United States, nestled adjacent to the existing Universal Orlando Resort.


Epic Universe will unveil four captivating lands, each meticulously crafted to immerse guests in the stories they cherish:

  • Super Nintendo World: Step into the vibrant Mushroom Kingdom, where iconic Nintendo characters come to life amidst exhilarating rides and interactive experiences.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: Soar alongside Hiccup and Toothless through the enchanting realm of Berk, where dragons reign supreme and adventure awaits.
  • Universal Monsters: Enter a realm of chilling thrills and iconic creatures, where Dracula, Frankenstein, and other legendary monsters reside.
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Journey back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where magic and mischief intertwine amidst familiar shops, spellbinding attractions, and enchanting encounters.


Epic Universe will tantalize thrill-seekers with an array of groundbreaking rides that blur the lines between reality and imagination:

  • Super Nintendo World: Prepare to be launched into the Mushroom Kingdom’s skies aboard Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge!, a family-friendly roller coaster inspired by the beloved racing game.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: Take flight on the exhilarating Dragon Soop, a thrilling roller coaster that plunges through the breathtaking landscapes of Berk.
  • Universal Monsters: Embark on a chilling escape from Dracula’s castle aboard the Unholy Trinity, a haunted house roller coaster that blends physical thrills with spooky encounters.
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Experience the breathtaking Forbidden Journey, a dark ride that takes guests on an unforgettable adventure through Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.


Epic Universe will captivate audiences with captivating shows that bring beloved stories to life:

  • Super Nintendo World: Witness an all-new live-action show featuring Mario and his friends, filled with music, laughter, and unforgettable interactions.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing nighttime spectacular featuring Toothless and the dragons of Berk, illuminated against the backdrop of the park’s iconic Tree of Life.
  • Universal Monsters: Prepare to be thrilled by a spine-tingling live show featuring iconic monsters from Universal’s legacy of horror films.
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Witness a dazzling spectacle of lights, music, and magical effects as the iconic Sorting Hat ceremony takes center stage.

Food Options:

Epic Universe will tantalize taste buds with a diverse array of culinary delights, catering to every palate:

  • Super Nintendo World: Indulge in delectable treats inspired by the Mushroom Kingdom, including the Toadstool Pizza and the Super Star Shake.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: Savor the flavors of Berk with hearty Viking fare, such as the Dragon’s Breath Burger and the Fish and Chips Feast.
  • Universal Monsters: Embark on a culinary adventure with chillingly delicious concoctions like the Creature Cocktail and the Frankenstein’s Monster Mashed Potatoes.
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Sample magical treats from Honeydukes, including the Chocolate Frogs and the Butterbeer Cart’s signature beverage.

With its captivating lands, thrilling rides, enchanting shows, and delectable dining options, Universal’s Epic Universe promises to be an extraordinary theme park experience that will captivate guests of all ages. As the park’s opening date approaches, anticipation continues to build for this immersive journey into beloved worlds.