Unavailable Attractions at Universal Orlando in August

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Each month, Universal takes great care to refurbish its attractions so that everything is in the best shape possible when Guests visit. This means that when you visit, some attractions and entertainment may be unavailable.

This is a guide to which attractions will be closed for refurbishment during the month of August 2021 so that you can better plan your Universal Orlando Resort vacation.

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Universal Orlando Resort is home to two theme parks: Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. It also features one water park: Volcano Bay. We will go over each and every attraction or entertainment venue that will be closed during the month of August for each Park.

August is a busy month for theme parks in Central Florida as many families want to take a summer vacation before a new school year starts. If you have a vacation planned, you will be glad to know that there are only a few refurbishments happening in August.

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Universal Studios Florida

  • Curious George Goes to Town

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • Jurassic Park Discovery Center
  • Me Ship, The Olive
  • Poseidon’s Fury

A quick note about the Jurassic Park Discovery Center: The Discovery Center is being used as the exit for the VelociCoaster and hosts The Burger Digs restaurant, as well as a gift shop. There is plenty to do in the Jurassic Park Discovery Center; however, many of the interactive sections in the bottom level are not operating right now.

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At this time, nothing is scheduled for refurbishment at Universal’s Volcano Bay!

While many attractions are not scheduled for refurbishment, it is important to know that attractions can close at any time during your visit to a theme park for a variety of reasons. Weather, technical difficulties, and more can cause a ride to close.

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Be sure to keep a close eye on the Universal Orlando Resort app during your visit for the latest updates on attractions.

You can also use your Universal Orlando app to joining virtual queues for attractions such as Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.

Universal is busy working on a brand new theme park, Epic Universe. You can see the latest construction update for Universal’s Epic Universe here.

Do you have a Universal Orlando Resort vacation planned for August? Let us know in the comments!

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